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Tech News: 21.01.23
Private Equity Firm Thoma Bravo is making moves!
Private equity firm Thoma Bravo has agreed to acquire digital forensics firm Magnet Forensics for over $1 billion. The acquisition will help Thoma Bravo expand its presence in the digital forensics and incident response market. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Tik Tok’s New Feature!
TikTok has introduced a new feature called "heating view boosts" which allows creators and businesses to pay for a boost on their videos. This feature will increase the visibility of the video and generate more views and engagement from users. TikTok said that this feature aims to help creators and businesses reach a larger audience and improve their revenue. This feature is currently being tested among a small group of users and it's not clear when it will be made available to all TikTok users.
Google did what?
Google has demonstrated a new AI chatbot feature for its search engine using OpenAI's GPT-3 language model. The feature allows users to have a conversation with the search engine in natural language, making it easier for them to find the information they are looking for. The demonstration of the feature used ChatGPT, which is able to answer questions and provide information on a wide range of topics. Google said that this feature is still in development and it's not yet clear when it will be available to users.