Written byShubham Sharma
Then, among other things, CERT-In warned of a dangerous strain of malware, NASA's robotic rover went looking for ancient Martian life, and ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 rover "Pragyan" was said to be intact on the lunar surface.
Let's take a look at everything.
On Wednesday, Google's Sundar Pichai, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, and Apple's Tim Cook appeared to testify for a congressional hearing on antitrust.
They were questioned over their companies' market practices and grilled by lawmakers over concerns that, at some point, they exploited their market dominance and crushed small competitors.
Google and Facebook, in particular, faced a lot of flak during the trial.
In addition to the hearing, NASA's launch of the Perseverance rover to find signs of ancient life on Mars also made headlines. The space agency is also poised to make history by bringing American astronauts back to Earth on SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft.
Meanwhile, in India, a Chennai-based techie claimed that the Pragyan rover of ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 mission is intact on the lunar surface.
This week, Apple reported an 11% growth in revenue but also admitted that its next flagship, the iPhone 12, is running late and will be debuting a few weeks later than anticipated.
Twitter said this week that its July 15 hack was carried out by targeting select employees through phone-based spear-phishing.
Then, the company drew more criticism after Bloomberg reported that its contractors spied on celebs like Beyoncé using their internal tools. The site also restricted Donald Trump Jr. from tweeting to force him to remove a fake video he had tweeted.
India's cybersecurity agency CERT-In warned of BlackRock, a dangerous Android malware that is spreading as fake Google updates and using legitimate branded apps to steal people's bank credentials, card details, and other data.
For gadget lovers, a number of devices were unveiled this week, including Realme C15, Nubia Red Magic 5S, Samsung Galaxy M31s, TECNO Spark 6 Air, OPPO Reno4 Pro, Huawei Honor 9A and 9S, and Black Shark 3S.
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