Written byShubham Sharma
This week, some major developments were noted in the world of tech, thanks to Auto Expo 2020 and the beautiful display of electric cars put up there.
Apart from EVs, POCO's much-coveted second smartphone also launched in India, while some serious security issues were flagged in Google and Facebook-owned apps.
Here's a quick rundown of the biggest stuff from this week.
At the ongoing motor show in Greater Noida, leading automakers unveiled their market-ready, pre-production, and concept electric vehicles.
Notably, Reliance Jio also graced the event and debuted its connected car technology for enabling the "smart" car ecosystem.
In another case, a security research firm reported a major security flaw in the desktop version of WhatsApp, a bug that allowed a hacker to send a simple message to read data from PCs.
On the one hand, Google celebrated the 15th anniversary of Maps by updating the service with a new logo and interface, but on the other hand, a person showed how it can be hijacked to show fake traffic jams.
Meanwhile, Google also trademarked a new Pigweed OS, but its Voice Typing feature punctuated sentences aggressively, and Clock-Spotify integration went haywire, resulting in alarms being re-played.
Apple patched a long-existing email-leaking flaw in macOS and faced a $27 million-worth fine for slowing down old iPhones with firmware updates.
There was also a scary report detailing a Redmi Note 6 Pro explosion in Gujarat.
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