Prompt: Latest technology news summary
Response: for week ending 5/16
1. Facebook announces plans to launch a new messaging app called “Slate”
Facebook has announced plans to launch a new messaging app called Slate which will be designed for personal communication. The app will reportedly focus on speed and simplicity, allowing users to communicate with one another without having to scroll through lengthy messages. Facebook is currently in the early stages of development for Slate, with no release date or specific features yet confirmed.
2. Microsoft releases new security updates for Windows 10
Microsoft has released new security updates for Windows 10 that address a number of vulnerabilities. The updates include updates to the Windows kernel, security enhancements to the Windows File System, and updates to Microsoft Edge.
3. Samsung unveils new Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus smartphones
Samsung has unveiled new Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus smartphones that feature a number of new features. The S9 and S9 Plus smartphones are reportedly water resistant and have a new dual-lens camera system. Pricing and availability information for the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus smartphones has not been announced yet.
4. Twitter releases new API for live streaming
Twitter has released a new API for live streaming that allows developers to build live streaming capabilities into their applications. The new API allows users to live stream from their accounts both on desktop and mobile devices.
5. Tesla releases new software update for Model S and X vehicles
Tesla has released a new software update for Model S and X vehicles that includes a number of new features and enhancements. The update includes changes to the Autopilot system, support for new security features, and enhancements to the Autosteer functionality.