10 tech news to get you started for the day (10/29)

Good Morning! We have separated the main news from the world of Science and Technology so you can know everything that happened last Thursday (28). To check each news in full, just click on the links below.

1. Facebook changes its name and is now called Meta. After growing so much and getting involved in several controversies, Facebook is now called Meta, a holding that will control the company’s apps and platforms.

2. Shiba inu cryptocurrency fires and surpasses even dogecoin. Created as a meme and ‘adopted’ by Elon Musk, cryptocurrency is already the eighth most valuable in the world.

3. Ellen Pompeo would have been paid $5m for not ‘snitching’ Patrick Dempsey. The alleged payment was revealed by actor Isaiah Washington, famous for exposing former Grey’s Anatomy colleagues.

4. 5G Auction: see which 15 companies will participate. The event is scheduled for November 4th, when the four frequency bands will be auctioned.

5. Bill that does away with half-price ticket is approved at Alesp. The benefit will no longer be available in cinemas, theaters, shows and other events.

6. It’s official: November’s PS Plus has Knockout City, Kingdoms of Amalur and more. Additionally, 3 VR games arrive in the range: The Persistence, The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners and Until You Fall.

7. Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G and tablet Pad 5 are launched in Brazil. Tablet and smartphone will be available for up to R$4.3 thousand in Brazilian lands. Discover Xiaomi’s new products.

8. People without full vaccination are 90% of hospitalized with covid, says study. Although data from Emílio Ribas are still preliminary, the prevalence of those not fully vaccinated among hospitalized and dead confirms the effectiveness of the vaccine.

9. Microsoft releases Windows 11 for more compatible devices. All eligible devices must receive the update for the new system from Microsoft by 2022.

10. In 1982, actor and children died on film set in Hollywood. Actor Vic Morrow was shooting a scene from Twilight Zone when a helicopter crashed into him and two child actors.


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