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Nokia to allow employees to work remotely for three days a week

Nokia said its employees can choose to work up to three days a week remotely with increased support for flexible working hours from January after its current work from home policy comes to an end...

Nokia says margins at networks business will be zero in 2021

Telecoms equipment maker Nokia’s operating margins at its networks business will be zero in 2021, it said today in an update on strategy to streamline the Finnish company into four business groups.

From hate speech to nudity, Facebook's oversight board picks its first cases

Facebook Inc’s independent Oversight Board announced on Tuesday the first six cases where it could overrule the social media company’s decisions to remove certain pieces of content from its platforms.

Meet Waymo, Google's self-driving car company

Alphabet Inc's Google self-driving car project recasts itself as Waymo, an independent entity within the technology giant, as executives suggests the company is close to bringing its...

Web giants to cooperate on removal of extremist content

Web giants YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft will step up efforts to remove extremist content from their websites by creating a common database.

Facebook developing AI to flag offensive live videos

Facebook Inc is working on automatically flagging offensive material in live video streams, building on a growing effort to use artificial intelligence to monitor content.

June 22, 2021
June 22, 2021

Nokia to allow employees to work remotely for three days a week

Nokia said its employees can choose to work up to three days a week remotely with increased support for flexible working hours from January after its current work from home policy comes to an end...

December 16, 2020
December 16, 2020

Nokia says margins at networks business will be zero in 2021

Telecoms equipment maker Nokia’s operating margins at its networks business will be zero in 2021, it said today in an update on strategy to streamline the Finnish company into four business groups.

December 1, 2020
December 1, 2020

From hate speech to nudity, Facebook's oversight board picks its first cases

Facebook Inc’s independent Oversight Board announced on Tuesday the first six cases where it could overrule the social media company’s decisions to remove certain pieces of content from its platforms.

July 14, 2020
July 14, 2020

UK to purge Huawei from 5G by 2027, angering China and pleasing Trump

Prime Minister Boris Johnson orders Huawei equipment to be purged completely from Britain’s 5G network by 2027, risking the ire of China by signalling that the world’s biggest telecoms equipment...

June 27, 2020
June 27, 2020

Microsoft to permanently close all physical stores

Redmond-based Microsoft announced on Friday that it is permanently closing nearly all of its physical stores around the world.

June 26, 2020
June 26, 2020

Viber cuts business ties with Facebook citing #StopHateForProfit movement

Rakuten Viber, one of the world’s leading messaging apps for free and secure communication, announces it will cut all business ties with Facebook to protect its one billion users. The messaging app...

June 18, 2020
June 18, 2020

ICT Division, Facebook and Bloodman join forces to save lives

The Information and Communication Technology Division has partnered with Facebook and a local blood bank -- Bloodman Bangladesh -- to promote the use of technology for better access to safe blood...

June 16, 2020
June 16, 2020

Amazon launches tech to maintain social distancing at its facilities

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) says it launched a technology-aided system in some of its facilities to maintain social distancing, called ‘Distance Assistant’.

January 22, 2019
January 22, 2019

The 2019 top tech picks

Why of course, only to be forgotten by the 2nd of January. It is the new year, so starting it with something brand spanking new will give you that oft elusive feeling of accomplishment you felt...

March 7, 2017
March 7, 2017

Technology Addiction

With more than 49.5 percent of the global population now connected via the Internet, the exponential growth of portable technology has sparked fears of addiction.