22h ago| Tech & Startup

Read Meta’s internal memo warning employees of ‘serious times’ ahead

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, warned its employees of ‘serious times’ ahead, according to an internal memo that was circulated to its employees recently. Here’s the full version of the internal memo.

22h ago| Tech & Startup

Facebook parent Meta prepares for 'serious times' ahead

Meta Platforms, the owners of Facebook, has cut plans to hire engineers by at least 30% this year, CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees recently, as he warned them to brace for a deep economic downturn.

1d ago| Tech news

How believing AI 'behaving like humans' is becoming problematic

AI chatbot company Replika, which offers customers bespoke avatars that talk and listen to them, says it receives a handful of messages almost every day from users who believe their online friend is sentient.

1w ago| Tech & Startup

Budget tablets under Tk. 20,000: Take your pick

Tablets have always been a great comfort for school or work with their ability to add functions of laptops and smartphones in a compact, lightweight size. Here's a curated list of budget tablets for your convenience.

1w ago| Tech & Startup

Meta launches Meta Pay: future wallet for the metaverse

Meta is officially changing the name of Facebook Pay to Meta Pay, and is planning on making it the digital wallet for the metaverse. 

1w ago| Tech & Startup

Here's how you can file a GD online with Bangladesh Police

From now on, anyone sitting at home can file a First Information Report (FIR) or a General Diary (GD) online, without having to go to a police station physically. 

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Read Meta’s internal memo warning employees of ‘serious times’ ahead

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, warned its employees of ‘serious times’ ahead, according to an internal memo that was circulated to its employees recently. Here’s the full version of the internal memo.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Facebook parent Meta prepares for 'serious times' ahead

Meta Platforms, the owners of Facebook, has cut plans to hire engineers by at least 30% this year, CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees recently, as he warned them to brace for a deep economic downturn.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

How believing AI 'behaving like humans' is becoming problematic

AI chatbot company Replika, which offers customers bespoke avatars that talk and listen to them, says it receives a handful of messages almost every day from users who believe their online friend is sentient.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

European consumer groups raise Google privacy concerns

A number of European organisations, led by the European consumer organisation BEUC, have raised complaints regarding Google's privacy settings.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Samsung starts producing advanced 3nm chips

Global tech leader Samsung became the first chipmaker in the world to mass produce advanced 3-nanometre microchips, as it seeks to catch up with Taiwan's TSMC.

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

Symphony unveils Helio 30

Symphony Mobile has recently launched its flagship smartphone, the Symphony Helio 30 in Bangladesh.

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

Sony launches PC gaming gear, going beyond PlayStation

Japanese tech giant Sony is launching a new brand that will offer PC gaming gear, the company announced recently, as it tries to compete for a share of the lucrative gaming peripherals market.

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

Google Hangouts to officially shut down

Google, the world’s most popular search engine, has announced that it will be showing an in-app prompt to users who still use Google Hangouts to switch to Chat in Gmail or the Chat app.

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

Banglalink arranges seminar on startup ecosystem with Startup Bangladesh

Telecom operator Banglalink recently held a seminar titled “Road to New Digital Ecosystem – Developing Tech Entrepreneurs” in collaboration with Startup Bangladesh at the BCC auditorium in Agargaon.

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

Govt undertakes BDT 2,026 Crore project for internet connectivity in remote areas

The Bangladesh government is implementing a project worth BDT 2,026 Crore to establish digital connectivity in the country’s Haor areas, islands and remote hilly areas that are deprived of telecommunication facilities.