October 20, 2021
October 20, 2021

US employment discrimination: Facebook agrees to pay up to $14.25m as settlement

Facebook Inc has agreed to pay up to $14.25 million to settle civil claims by the U.S. government that the social media company discriminated against American workers and violated federal...

October 20, 2021
October 20, 2021

Google unveils new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro

Google launched new Pixel 6 smartphones on Tuesday, its latest attempt in a market the tech giant has failed thus far to conquer. The handset sector is dominated by Apple and South Korean...

October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021

Apple launches new MacBooks, AirPods and music streaming service

Apple Inc on Monday launched two new MacBook Pro models powered by new in-house Apple Silicon chips as well as a new generation of its AirPods wireless earbuds and a $5-per-month music subscription...

October 15, 2021
October 15, 2021

No 3G, 4G services on mobile phones since morning

High-speed internet services have been unavailable on mobile phones, according to reports from users across different districts in the country, reports Bangla daily Prothom Alo.

October 15, 2021
October 15, 2021

Microsoft pulling the plug on LinkedIn in China

Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) is pulling the plug on LinkedIn in China nearly seven years after its launch and will replace it with a stripped-down version of the platform that would focus only on jobs.

October 14, 2021
October 14, 2021

Facebook to better protect journalists, activists against online harassment

Facebook will now count activists and journalists as "involuntary" public figures and so increase protections against harassment and bullying targeted at these groups, its global safety...

October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021

Facebook oversight board to meet whistleblower Frances Haugen

Facebook Inc's oversight board, a body set up by the social network to give independent verdicts on a small number of thorny content decisions, said on Monday it would meet with former...

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021

US lost AI battle to China: Pentagon ex-software chief

The United States has already lost the artificial intelligence battle to China which is heading towards global dominance because of its advances in emerging cyber capabilities, the Pentagon's...

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021

Harmful content: Facebook will try to 'nudge' teens away

Facebook, in the aftermath of damning testimony that its platforms harm children, will be introducing several features including prompting teens to take a break using its photo sharing app...

October 6, 2021
October 6, 2021

Telegram gets 70 million new users during Facebook outage, says founder

Messaging app Telegram gained over 70 million new users during Monday's Facebook outage, its founder Pavel Durov said on Tuesday, as people worldwide were left without key messaging services...