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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 14 January 2022

  • Publish Date: Posted 11 months ago
  • Author:by VANRATH
Twitter now lets all iOS, Android and web users listen to recorded Spaces

Twitter has rolled out to all users on iOS, Android and the web the option to listen to a recording of a Space. This latest move brings the social media giant’s Spaces feature more in line with traditional podcasts, as users can now listen to a conversation after the live broadcast has ended.

The AI software that could turn you in to a music star

If you have ever dreamed of earning money from a stellar music career but were concerned you had little talent, don't let that put you off - a man called Alex Mitchell might be able to help.

Tesla 'Full Self-Driving' beta features an 'Assertive' mode with rolling stops

Profiles are back in Tesla's latest "Full Self-Driving" beta 10.3 with an "Assertive Mode" that may perform rolling stops and other borderline manoeuvres. The update was originally released in October 2021 with three profiles ("Chill," "Average" and "Assertive"), but was pulled just two days later over issues with traffic light left turns, unexpected stopping and more. 

Apple pulls Wordle clones from App Store

Daily online word game Wordle has exploded in popularity over the past month with hundreds of thousands of people playing. It's no surprise clones of the game began appearing on Apple's App Store, but it appears these copycats are being removed.

Second Life joins the metaverse discussion with the return of its founder — and some key patents

A strengthened “commitment to growing an innovative, inclusive, and diverse metaverse” includes Second Life founder Philip Rosedale rejoining the project as a strategic adviser. After launching Second Life, he’s been involved in a number of other efforts, popping up with a virtual marketplace for people to sell their skills and a neuroscience collaboration.