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Science and technology latest current affairs: 1-Google is the latest technology giant to remove the headphone jack from its forthcoming smartphone.

2-According to a new research, total private investment in artificial intelligence (AI) will have more than doubled to $93.5 billion globally by 2021.

3-Konkani language enthusiasts have applauded Google’s attempts to include this language in Google Translate. Konkani is extensively spoken in Goa, Karnataka, and Maharashtra.
Goa’s official language, Konkani, is written in both Devanagari and Roman characters.

4-A multinational team of radio astronomers has released the first photograph of the Milky Way galaxy’s supermassive black hole.

5-Google has introduced a new 10-shade skin tone that will be adopted into its products over the next few months to increase inclusion and minimise Artificial Intelligence (AI) prejudice.

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6-A global study of varied groups, including Indian experts, has offered fresh information on how genes contribute to Type 2 diabetes.

The DIAMANTE (DIAbetes Meta-ANalysis of Trans-Ethnic Association Studies) study, co-led by Prof Andrew Morris of the University of Manchester, was published in Nature Genetics.

7-Parag Agrawal has shaken up Twitter, sacking consumer product chief Kayvon Beykpour and revenue product head Bruce Falck, as the microblogging network prepares for Elon Musk’s $44 billion acquisition, which is expected to finalise later this fall.

8-Tesla CEO Elon Musk emphasised that the Twitter account of former US President Donald Trump should be restored by Parag Agrawal.

9-Leading crypto exchange Coinbase experienced a massive outage amid crypto mayhem, particularly with the coin Terra Luna, raising investor concerns.

10-Ethereum, the world’s second largest cryptocurrency, has joined the cryptocurrency meltdown, falling 20% in value as the digital currency decline slams investors who bought during the Covid years.

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11-In yet another unfortunate incident employing Ola Electric’s contentious’reverse mode,’ a 65-year-old man in Jodhpur suffered significant injuries as his Ola e-scooter unexpectedly reversed at full speed.

12-According to newly published Phase 1 clinical trial results, a vaccine for eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV), western equine encephalitis virus (WEEV), and Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV) was found to be safe, well-tolerated, and induced a neutralising antibody response in adult volunteers.

13-EEEV, WEEV, and VEEV are transmitted to humans by mosquito bites.

14-The first total lunar eclipse of 2022, commonly known as a “supermoon,” “Blood Moon,” or “Flower Moon,” will shine brightly on Saturday night in the Northern Hemisphere (May 15)

15-As the firm doubles down on metaverse, Meta has announced the renaming of its digital payments network Facebook Pay as Meta Pay.

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16-In an effort to drive 6G research & development and standardisation, Samsung Electronics hosted its inaugural 6G symposium with professionals from academia and industry to debate the future of communications technology.
In April 2019, the South Korean IT powerhouse was among the first to commercialise 5G.

17-Australian researchers have discovered a biomarker that can detect babies at risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) while they are still alive.

18-Sudden Newborn Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the unexpected death of a seemingly healthy infant under the age of one year while sleeping.

19-Children’s Hospital at Westmead (CHW) researchers identified Butyrylcholinesterase (BChE) as a biochemical marker that can assist reduce newborn death.

20-During the last two years of the epidemic, the Indian internet healthcare market has grown at an exponential rate. It is predicted to grow from Rs 460 billion in 2020 to Rs 3,228 billion by 2026.

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21-The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) recently completed the static test firing of the solid fuel powered rocket booster engine in its manned space mission programme ‘Gaganyaan.’

22- Swiggy, an online food delivery company, announced the acquisition of Dineout, a dining out and restaurant tech platform, for an undisclosed sum. According to reliable sources, the transaction might cost around $200 million.
Currently, the food delivery platform connects customers to over 1,90,000 restaurant partners and shops in over 520 cities.

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  1. Video chat application Zoom has announced the acquisition of Solvvy, a conversational AI and automation platform for customer care, for an undisclosed fee. Zoom is now having a transition year in 2022.

24-In a startling post, Tesla CEO Elon Musk stated that he has temporarily halted the $44 billion Twitter transaction until he determines how many fraudulent or spam accounts exist on the microblogging platform.

25-In the first quarter, the microblogging platform Twitter had 229 million users.

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