hi. Today’s agenda has a lot of fun stuff, like previews of some of Google’s upcoming products and reviews of Ford’s F-150 Lightning.
Let’s do it.
1. Take a look at the upcoming gadget from Google. At the company’s I/O Developers Conference, Google announced many new and updated products, including a rival to its next-generation smartphone and Apple’s AirPods Pro. Here’s what’s prepared:
- The Google Pixel 6a, which will be a more affordable version of the company’s premium Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro phones, is priced at $449 and will be available for pre-order on July 21st.
- At $199, the Pixel Buds Pro are Google’s most premium wireless earbuds and are a cheaper option than Apple’s $249 AirPods Pro.
- between other thingsGoogle also announced an easier way for people to remove personal information from search results. Here’s how it works:
Check out the specifications here. pixel 6a And Pixel Buds Pro.
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2. Coinbase warns that users could lose their cryptocurrency holdings if the company goes bankrupt. The disclosure was included in the company’s first-quarter earnings report, but the CEO said there is currently no risk of bankruptcy. Earlier Thursday, Bitcoin fell below $27,000 and Tether broke its peg. As low as $0.94 drop.
3. The plunge in stock prices is putting pressure on Big Tech’s compensation strategy. In recent years, employees of companies like Snap, Uber, and Amazon have been fascinated by generous stocks. But now with the industry downturn, companies are forced to reevaluate their approach.
4. Ads on streaming services are really loud. It can be addressed with the new legislation. The CALM Act, passed in 2010, is intended to curb excessively loud advertisements, but does not apply to streamers. Explain why ads are so loud and what can change that.
5. Microsoft is considering an all-out pay raise. The move will be part of Microsoft’s efforts to address growing compensation grievances and prevent employees from leaving for competitors like Amazon, according to those familiar with the matter. This is the latest information.
6. Ex-Facebook operator accuses Meta of human trafficking. A man who worked as a moderator in Kenya is suing the platform’s parent company, Meta, on charges of human trafficking, forced labor and union destruction. what we know so far.
7. I looked at the Netflix content ‘Wish List’. According to Hollywood agency documents, streamers are asking the creators of the series for an exciting reality competition, their own version of “New Girl” or a replacement for “Grace and Frankie”, but absolutely not a “sad comedy”. See what else Netflix wants to do in 2022.
8. Elon Musk reveals what other electric vehicle startups are doing wrong He told the Financial Times that new EV startups are being messed up by swinging too big in the beginning. Here is his advice for those new to the EV scene.
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9. We test drove Ford’s F-150 Lightning. Insider’s shipping reporter took a look at the new electric truck and found that it has many features you won’t get anywhere else, but Lightning’s biggest superpower is a normal feel. Read his full review.
10. Tired of Wordle? You have to play 15 different games. We set out on a mission to find a guessable Wordle alternative so that we can find answers every day. And our favorites include Heardle, Redactle, Cloudle, and Quordle. See other recommendations.
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