This Week in Tech: 14th May – 18th May
18th May 2018 - Duncan McClean
This Week in Tech is a new series we’re creating that will roundup all of the Tech Headlines of that week. New articles will be released every Friday.
In this week’s roundup:
- YouTube’s new Music Streaming service
- Mark Zuckerberg to be grilled by EU Officials
- OnePlus 6 Announced
- IBM files for AI traffic light patent
YouTube launch music streaming service
YouTube have announced a new music streaming service which will offer both audio and video tracks.
The service will be set to compete with the likes of Spotify and Apple Music.
The app will launch with a free tier as well as a £9.99 plan.
If you are a current Google Play Music customer you will get the new service thrown in as part of your monthly package.
Mark Zuckerberg to be grilled by EU officials
The head of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg is expected to be meeting with MEPs to discuss privacy on Facebook.
Unlike the hearing in the US, the meeting will be less public.
This is after the Facebook-Cambridge Analytical scandal of user privacy last month.
OnePlus 6 announced
In London this week, OnePlus announced the OnePlus 6.
It will come in three different colours. Silk White, Midnight Black and Mirror Black.
The phone will come loaded with Android P at release and the pricing starts at £469.
IBM files a patent for AI managed traffic lights
Earlier this month, IBM filed for a patent of AI managed traffic lights.
This means that IBM is likely working on traffic lights which can be controlled by Artificial Intelligence.