We complete Apple Wirecard's CEO is arrested and Facebook acquires another VR studio.
Here is your daily crisis for June 23, 2020.
1. Here's everything Apple announced in the WWDC 2020 keynote
Apple announced a number of changes for iOS 14, including widgets and an automatically sorted app library. It also introduces a new feature called App Clips – tiny, fast, and lightweight mini apps that don't require a download.
Also discussed: New updates for iPad OS, AirPods, Apple Watch, data protection, HomeKit and MacOS.
2. Apple is building its own processors for future Macs
Another important piece of news from the virtual keynote: Tim Cook officially announced that the company will produce its own processors for its desktops and laptops – one of the biggest changes in the company's long computer history. As has been rumored for years, Apple is shifting from its dependence on Intel to its own ARM-based chips.
3. After the billions of euros implosion, Wirecard's former CEO is arrested for fraud
Braun reported to the German authorities on the same day. Wirecard admitted that the $ 2.1 billion it had reported on its balance sheet did not exist. Since then, he has been released on bail of 5 million euros.
4. Facebook acquires VR studio behind "Lone Echo"
Facebook was on a gaming frenzy last year, buying up developers behind some of the most popular VR titles. This trend continued with the acquisition of Ready at Dawn Studios by the company, the developer of Lone Echo games, one of Oculus' most successful series.
5. Dear Sophie, what does the Supreme Court's DACA decision mean for employers?
Sophie Alcorn explains what the recent Supreme Court decision means for hiring and retaining employees, and how technology companies can support colleagues who need immigration security. (Additional crunch membership required.)
6. The French contact tracking app StopCovid has been activated 1.8 million times, but has only sent 14 notifications
Downloads are one thing, but StopCovid has not led to many notifications. Only 68 StopCovid users said that the app was diagnosed with COVID-19. Ultimately, StopCovid has only sent 14 notifications in the past three weeks.
7. Hulu announces a new supply-based ad format called GatewayGo
This is in line with Hulu’s statement earlier this year that ads that are more transactional are running. This enables viewers to react immediately to an advertisement and advertisers receive a concrete measurement of the impact of an advertisement.
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