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AI to power Google's battle against fake news

Technology giant Google's artificial intelligence (AI) development, particularly on understanding human language, will be its strongest effort yet against misinformation, says its chief executive officer Sundar Pichai.

Microsoft to unplug Internet Explorer as it seeks edge in browser war

Microsoft Corp is pulling the plug on its once omnipresent browser, Internet Explorer, next year as it prepares to battle market leader Chrome with its slicker Edge browser.

Launching Ceremony of “Probashi” App

The launching ceremony of the “Probashi” app was held on March 30, 2021 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm at the ball room of Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon. The chief guest of the event was the State Minister for Ministry of Foreign Affairs Md. Shahriar Alam, MP. The special guests were Kabir Bin Anwar, Senior Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, Dr. Ahmed Munirus Saleheen, Secretary, Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment, Hosne Ara Begum ndc, Managing Director (Secretary), Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority, Tina F Jabeen, CPA, Managing Director & CEO, Startup Bangladesh Ltd, ICT Division, and Asif Ibrahim, Chairman, Chittagong Stock Exchange Ltd.

Instagram disables hundreds of accounts tied to hacking of 'OG' usernames

Facebook Inc today took down hundreds of Instagram accounts that were hacked and sold for their high-value usernames, including the accounts of people behind this activity.

Introducing Team Bangladesh: World champions of ‘First Global Challenge’ robotics competition

Team Bangladesh has become the champion among 174 countries in the biggest global robotics competition for high school students titled “First Global Challenge” which lasted for three months from July to September.

Nokia selected by NASA to build first mobile network on the moon

Struggling to get a phone signal at home on planet Earth? Perhaps you'll have better luck on the moon.

BTCL plans to introduce free Wi-Fi in 1,216 unions

Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Limited is planning to introduce free Wi-Fi hotspots in 1,216 union parishads where the state owned company has its own fiber-optic connectivity, says its managing director on Facebook Live.

'Australian cyber officials warned India against using Huawei'

Australian government officials advised India to ban Chinese technology maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying parts for a rollout of a high-speed telecommunications network, Australian newspapers report.

Virtual Facebook currency faces real-world resistance

If Facebook's new cryptocurrency should resonate anywhere it should be India, where the social media giant has more than 300 million followers.

Samsung Galaxy A70 launched in Bangladesh

Samsung Mobile Bangladesh has launched Galaxy A70 in Bangladesh.

YouTube promises to stop promoting misleading videos

If you believe the world is flat, don’t count on YouTube recommending videos supporting your theory.

Microsoft will soon let you know how much you use your phone

Microsoft has released the beta version of Launcher 5.1 which features a phone usage tracker.

Pre-orders for RM1,299 Samsung Galaxy A7 starts Oct 15

Can’t wait to get your hands on the brand new triple-camera boasting Samsung Galaxy A7? Well, pre-orders are happening from Oct 15-21, and what's more, you stand to receive additional goodies worth RM302.

Facebook says hackers accessed 29M people’s accounts

Facebook says hackers accessed data from 29 million accounts as part of the security breach disclosed two weeks ago.

Global internet shutdown likely in next 48 hrs

Internet users across the world may experience network failures for some time as key domain servers are slated to undergo routine maintenance and will be powered down. Connection issues may be faced for 48 hours due to the global internet shutdown.

Facebook purges 251 accounts to thwart deception

Facebook says it shut down 251 accounts for breaking rules against spam and coordinated deceit, some of it by ad farms pretending to be forums for political debate.

Space crew survives plunge to Earth after Russian rocket fails

A Russian cosmonaut and a US astronaut were safe after a Soyuz rocket bound for the International Space Station failed in mid-air two minutes after liftoff in Kazakhstan, leading to a dramatic emergency landing.

Google says social network bug exposed private data

Google announced Monday it is shutting down the consumer version of its online social network after fixing a bug exposing private data in as many as 500,000 accounts.