Last week was a very busy week in the tech world, from Qualcomm admitting that the Snapdragon 810 won't be in certain flagship phones to Apple posting its earnings for the first quarter of 2015.
The week ahead is set to be just as busy, with a number of different headlines set to run. Here are the top five headlines to expect this week.
1. The Pirate Bay To Enjoy Traffic Spike
The Pirate Bay is back online after seven long weeks of being down, meaning that it is likely to enjoy a rather large traffic spike.
In 2003, almost the same thing happened. The Pirate Bay was taken offline for three days before making it back online. After the outage, The Pirate Bay reported a huge traffic spike.
This outage follows a raid by Swedish police on The Pirate Bay's headquarters, and many thought that the raid could spell the end of the service.
2. WhatsApp Voice To Rollout
WhatsApp has begun rolling out a new feature called WhatsApp Voice, which is currently being tested by the company.
The new feature has not been officially announced by WhatsApp. However, several users have reported it being added to their app.
3. A Big Week In Gaming
It will be a big week in gaming, with a number of tech products to be released. These include the likes of Game of Thrones: Episode 2 and the open beta of Battlefield Hardline.
Game of Thrones: Episode 2 is the sequel to the first game, which was very well received by critics and gamers alike.
Battlefield Hardline will break away from other Battlefield games in that it will focus on police and a "war on crime" rather than a military setting that it has in the past.
4. Google To Roll Out Google Now Update
Google has announced an update to Google Now. Forty third-party apps will be able to display cards in the service. These apps include the likes of Lyft, Pandora, The Guardian, and more. Google will likely continue to add third-party apps to the list of apps supported by Google Now.
5. China To Tighten Grip On Internet
China will be cracking down on Internet censorship. This time, the government led by President Xi Jinping will be making moves against virtual private networks (VPN), which allow users to get around Chinese censorship by hiding where those users are accessing the Internet from.
It is predicted that China will use increasingly more sophisticated techniques to prevent citizens from accessing certain parts of the Internet, such as Facebook, Google and Twitter.