Science, Gadgets, and Tech

Science, Gadgets, and Tech

US TV provider given first-ever space debris fine

US authorities have issued a "breakthrough" first-ever fine over space debris, officials said Monday, slapping a $150,000 penalty on a TV company that failed to properly dispose of a satellite

UN warns against 'excessive' tech use in classrooms

Heavy reliance on technology in education may be unproductive, or even detrimental, if it interferes with the acquisition of basic skills such as reading, the UN warned on Wednesday

Twitter website replaces bird logo with X

Twitter launched its new logo on Monday, replacing the blue bird with a white X on a black background as the company moves toward rebranding as X

Musk, top exec say Twitter to be renamed X, get big makeover

Twitter owner Elon Musk and the chief executive he brought aboard just a month ago say the social media network will ditch the bird logo, rebrand the platform with the name X and move quickly into payments, banking and commerce

Twitter challenger Threads struggles for traction

After a wildly successful first few days, Threads popularity has waned in the weeks since Meta launched its challenge to Twitter, which lives on despite its problems

AI news presenters: What they mean for the future of newsroom

Since the debut of the country's first-ever artificial intelligence news presenter named 'Aparajita', there has been a raging debate regarding whether AI news presenters will take over the job of human news presenters in Bangladesh.

Netflix adds 6 million subscribers after password crackdown

Netflix on Wednesday said subscriptions to the media streaming service climbed by nearly 6 million in the wake of its crackdown on password sharing

Musk says Twitter has lost half its advertising revenue

Twitter owner Elon Musk said Saturday that the social media platform he bought for $44 billion last October has lost roughly half of its advertising revenue

Twitter rival Threads signs up 100 million users in five days

The Threads app launched by Instagram as a rival to Twitter has signed up more than 100 million users in less than five days, data tracking websites said on Monday, smashing the record of AI tool ChatGPT for fastest-growing consumer app

Infinix introduces Note 30 and Note 30 Pro in Bangladesh

Infinix has launched its latest addition to its Note series, the Note 30 Pro in Bangladesh.

UN tries to tackle 'mind-blowing' growth of AI

The mind-blowing growth of artificial intelligence poses many questions that have no answers yet, the United Nations admitted Thursday at its AI summit, attended by some exceptionally life-like humanoid robots

Twitter rival Threads crosses 10 million users within hours of launch

More than 10 million people have signed up to Threads, Meta's rival to Twitter, within the first few hours of its launch, the Facebook parent's CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday

Facebook's Meta launches Twitter rival Threads

Facebook behemoth Meta officially launched Threads, its text-based rival to Twitter, on Wednesday -- but its release in Europe has been delayed over data privacy concerns

Elon Musk says Twitter will limit how many tweets users can read

Twitter is limiting how many tweets per day various accounts can read, to discourage “extreme levels” of data scraping and system manipulation, executive chairman Elon Musk said in a post on the social media platform on Saturday

Twitter now requires users to sign in to view tweets

Twitter will now require users to have an account on the social media platform to view tweets, a move that owner Elon Musk on Friday called a “temporary emergency measure”

Xiaomi launches Redmi 12C smartphone in Bangladesh

Xiaomi has recently launched its latest Redmi smartphone in Bangladesh, the Redmi 12C.

Symphony introduces Z60 Plus smartphone in Bangladesh

Symphony Mobile has launched its newest smartphone, Symphony Z60 Plus in Bangladesh.

New Titan and Fastrack smartwatches released in Bangladesh

Titan and Fastrack, two popular smartwatch brands, have officially released five new smartwatch models in Bangladesh through the Salextra Shop on Daraz.

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