This Week in Tech: 4th - 8th June

Published on June 8th, 2018. Written by .

This Week in Tech is a new series we’re creating that will round up all of the Tech Headlines of that week. New articles will be released every Friday.

In this week’s roundup:

  • Apple at WWDC
  • Microsoft launches their first underwater data centre
  • Kim Dotcom wants a new social media network
  • Amazon announces Fire TV Cube
This Week in Tech: 4th - 8th June

Apple at WWDC

This week was, WWDC is Apple's Developer Conference. They announced a new version of iOS and a new version of MacOS.

iOS 12 will bring new features like Siri shortcuts, Screen limiting, notification changes, up to 30 people in FaceTime chats and a new emoji creator like Bitmoji.

In the new version of Mac OS, there are new features including, Dark mode, Dynamic Desktop, App Store redesign, Desktop stacks, Ported apps from iOS and some changes to the preview windows.

This Week in Tech: 4th - 8th June

Microsoft launches their first underwater data centre

This week, Microsoft launched their first underwater data centre in Orkney.

The reasoning behind this move is regarding the cost of cooling computer underwater which would be less than a data centre on the land.

Kim Dotcom wants a new social media network

Entrepreneur Kim Dotcom says that he would like to see a new social media site created. He has asked Edward Snowdon for help in creating the site.

This Week in Tech: 4th - 8th June

Credit: Business Wire

Amazon announces Fire TV Cube

How does an all in one Echo, streaming box and universal remote sound to you? Because that's what Amazon has announced.

You can pre-order the box starting from today at $200.

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