Prompt: Latest technology news summary
In this week’s technology news roundup, we take a look at some of the most important and interesting stories from the past seven days.
Apple releases new iOS 11 update
On Tuesday, Apple released a new update to its iOS 11 platform. The update includes a number of new features, including the addition of a new Memoji feature that lets users create their own cartoon characters to represent themselves on their devices. Additionally, the update includes improvements to the Siri assistant, as well as new features for users of the Apple Watch.
Twitter announces new live streaming feature
On Wednesday, Twitter announced a new live streaming feature that will allow users to broadcast their activities on the platform directly to their followers. The feature, which is currently available to a limited number of users, is designed to allow users to share their thoughts and experiences as they happen, without having to wait for a planned publishing date.
Facebook announces new cryptocurrency venture
On Thursday, Facebook announced that it is launching a new cryptocurrency venture called Libra. The venture will allow users to buy and sell cryptocurrency directly from the Facebook app, and will also allow users to use Libra to make payments in physical stores around the world.
Microsoft announces new AI platform
On Friday, Microsoft announced the launch of its new artificial intelligence platform, AI Studio. The platform, which is designed to let developers create AI applications in a variety of languages, is aimed at giving users more control over how their AI applications are used.