In this week's tech news roundup, we bring you the latest happenings in the world of technology. From TikTok being banned in New Zealand and the UK to Oppo launching its Find N2 Flip smartphone, here's a look at all the top stories.
TikTok Banned in New Zealand and UK
TikTok, the popular social media app, has been banned in New Zealand and the UK. The ban comes after concerns over the app's data privacy and security practices. The New Zealand government cited concerns over the app's use of facial recognition technology and the potential for data breaches. Meanwhile, the UK government has raised concerns over the app's data collection practices.
Oppo Launches Find N2 Flip
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo has launched its Find N2 Flip smartphone. The device features a flip camera and a 6.7-inch AMOLED display. It also boasts a Snapdragon 888 processor, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of internal storage. The device runs on Android 12 and is priced at $999.
Amazon Launches New Fire TV Stick
Amazon has launched its latest Fire TV Stick. The device features a 1.7 GHz quad-core processor, 8GB of storage, and support for 4K Ultra HD streaming. It also comes with a redesigned remote that includes dedicated power, volume, and mute buttons. The device is priced at $39.99.
Apple Announces New iPad Pro
Apple has announced its latest iPad Pro. The device features an M1 chip, 5G connectivity, and a Liquid Retina XDR display. It also comes with a new front-facing camera that includes a TrueDepth sensor for Face ID. The device is priced at $799 for the 11-inch model and $1,099 for the 12.9-inch model.
Tesla Launches New Model S Plaid
Tesla has launched its new Model S Plaid. The vehicle features a 1,020-horsepower electric motor and a range of over 390 miles. It also comes with a new interior design, including a 17-inch touchscreen display. The vehicle is priced at $129,990.