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WhatsApp joins Meta’s 3D avatars and adds “blur” in image editor

WhatsApp will be the next Meta app to include 3D avatars for video calls. WhatsApp continues to incorporate tools to improve communication between users, but it is governed by the rules imposed by Meta , the mega company created by the founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg to consolidate the path to the long-awaited metaverse. Because of that, many features implemented in Instagram and Messenger …

Concern over discovery of unknown bacteria in Tibet glaciers

Scientists are concerned about the behavior of these bacteria that could affect humans. A team of researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences has found nearly 1,000 species of bacteria in samples of snow and ice collected from Tibetan glaciers. In their paper published in the journal Nature Biotechnology , the group outlines the collection and study of the bacteria and their concerns …

Apple executive assures that Samsung copied the iPhone “and put a bigger screen”

The phrases of the head of marketing of Apple , Greg Joswiak, are published in a documentary of the launch of the first iPhone. Great commotion have caused the statements of Apple ‘s marketing chief , Greg Joswiak, about the “plagiarism” that Samsungcommitted to the iPhone . The statements were shared in the documentary made by the Wall Street Journal on the evolution of the iPhone since its …

FBI warns of imposters applying for jobs using deepfakes

Imposters have used deepfakes to seek work in areas where sensitive information is handled. Deepfakes have already reached the job market, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation , better known as the FBI , has warned . In a recent alert, the FBI warned that it is receiving more and more complaints of impersonation in job interviews, particularly for remote work. Most of these interviews …

Facebook will allow you to open audio channels like on Discord

Facebook is inspired by Discord to allow better communication between group members. Facebook is adding an audio feature in their groups. Through channels, Facebook wants to bring the conversation to voice, as it happens on platforms like Discord , where this medium predominates. This is how Facebook channels will work Unlike its current ‘Rooms’ feature, Facebook wants to create single-party audio chats, where users …

Google will pay Wikipedia to display its content in the browser

Google is collaborating with the Wikimedia Foundation because it knows that a large part of its searches end up on Wikipedia . Google has agreed to pay Wikipedia for content displayed by its search engine, mirroring deals the US tech giant struck with media outlets in Europe. The Wikimedia Foundation , the charity that oversees the online encyclopedia, said Google was the first customer to pay its commercial …

Super slim console: Youtuber builds a PS5 Slim less than 3 centimeters thick

Although Sony has slim versions of its PlayStation consoles on the market , this ‘youtuber’ has created the slimmest PS5 ever known. Sony usually releases slim versions of its consoles, we have the case of ‘Slim’ models of PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 4 , but the company decided not to “slim” its next generation PlayStation 5 console . However, well-known ‘youtuber’  Matt Perks (DIY Perks)  decided to take matters into his own …

How much does TikTok pay its workers in the United States?

Salaries of up to US$400,000 per year can be seen for working for TikTok. TikTok continues its growth. The social network of the Chinese company ByteDance not only represents a formidable competitor for Meta in terms of users, TikTok also fights to hire the best talent. Insider reviewed work visa applications submitted to the US Department of Labor for ByteDance roles between October 1, 2020 and March …

Five aligned planets will be visible in the sky this Friday: the next time will be in 18 years

Mercury , Venus , Mars , Jupiter and Saturn can be seen in the sky on June 24. In one of the most unique phenomena of recent years, this Friday, June 24, five planets will be aligned and can be seen in the skies. Mercury , Venus , Mars , Jupiter , and Saturn will be aligned half an hour before sunrise, running diagonally from the east. 18 years later This phenomenon has not occurred …