DawentsIT: All Things in Technology news you need to know this Monday-
1.Apple’s annual WWDC is expected to reveal new features for iOS 15, MacOS 12, and WatchOS.The developer conference will be a virtual event for the second year running.
2.Apple employees wrote a letter protesting Tim Cook’s return-to-office order.Cook has asked workers to come in on the same three days a week, but employees said they felt “unheard.
3.Former Robinhood employees are raising millions of dollars for their own startups.We compiled a list of Robinhood alumni who are building cool, venture-backed companies.
4.Facebook said Donald Trump’s suspension will last at least two years.After that, the ruling can be lifted if there is no “serious risk to public safety.” The decision came alongside Facebook’s confirmation that politicians will no longer have a free pass when they break content rules.
6.SpaceX just launched 5,000 tiny critters into space.Astronauts will study the minuscule organisms, known as tardigrades, to see how well they survive in orbit.
7.Leaked documents show just how much Oracle’s cloud unit is modeling itself after Amazon.The documents show that Oracle is employing corporate values — like “don’t be a jerk” and “put customers first” — that are similar to those of its rival, Amazon Web Services.
8.A new website lets you track SpaceX satellites.Called Find Starlink, the site will tell you when the satellites — which look like “chains of fairy lights” — are visible from your location.
9.Fintechs for underserved communities — including Black, Latinx, immigrant, and LGBT+ people — are booming.We spoke to 10 executives who are leading fintechs that transform the way often-underrepresented individuals bank, invest, and borrow.
10.NASA’s Curiosity rover captured rare photos of pearly, iridescent clouds on Mars.The clouds — an uncommon occurrence on Mars — seem to be made of dry ice, not water.