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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 08 April 2022

  • Publish Date: Posted about 2 years ago
  • Author:by VANRATH
​Google is using AI to update business hours that are out of date on Google Maps

Google has shared how it’s using artificial intelligence, including its restaurant-calling Duplex tech, to try and keep business hours up to date on Google Maps.

TikTok to open European data centre in Dublin next year

TikTok’s head of privacy for Europe said the investment ‘further cements the importance of Ireland’ in the company’s global operations.

Twitter will finally let you ‘unmention’ yourself in tweets

The company announced on Thursday that it was testing a new way for users to remove themselves from conversations they don’t want to be a part of.

​Snapchat's newest lens aims to teach users American Sign Language

Snapchat announced this week that it’s introducing a new ASL Alphabet lens to encourage users to start learning American Sign Language.

Cryptocurrency: UK Treasury to regulate some stablecoins

The Treasury has announced that it will regulate some cryptocurrencies as part of a wider plan to make the UK a hub for digital payment companies. So-called "stablecoins" will become recognised forms of payment to give people confidence in using digital currencies, it said.