12h ago| Tech news

Twitter lifts rule against Covid misinformation

Twitter said it has stopped enforcing a policy intended to prevent the spread of Covid misinformation, as new owner Elon Musk -- who has clashed previously with US officials over pandemic safety rules -- continues to remake its content moderation policies.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

Spotify will let users get personalised messages from their favourite artists

The top fans, who have supported the artists throughout the year, will get the opportunity to receive the videos and offers as a part of Spotify’s Wrapped experience.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

FIFA's live ball-tracking technology: How does it work?

Designed by KINEXON, a Germany-based AI solutions provider, the balls used in this year's FIFA World Cup contain a lightweight sensor inside them.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

Walton launches new interactive 4K displays

Walton has recently launched new models of large-screen, interactive displays with 4K resolution.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

Apple threatened to oust Twitter from App Store: Musk

Twitter owner Elon Musk on Monday opened fire against Apple over its tight control of what is allowed on the App Store, saying the iPhone maker has threatened to oust his recently acquired social media platform.

November 28, 2022
November 28, 2022

Annual bdNOG workshop begins soon

The workshop aims to provide training to internet engineers on Network Management and Monitoring (NMM) and IPv6 deployment. 

November 27, 2022
November 27, 2022

Bangladesh asked for information on 1,171 users from Facebook: Meta

According to Facebook-parent Meta, the government sent 659 requests for the data to Facebook over the 6-month period.

November 27, 2022
November 27, 2022

Over 3.8m Bangladeshi WhatsApp users' data stolen: Report

According to a report by research-based online publication Cybernews, the phone numbers of 487 million WhatsApp users have been stolen and sold on a "well-known" hacker forum which includes information of 3.8 Million Bangladeshi users.

November 27, 2022
November 27, 2022

Amazon food delivery to shut down in India

The food delivery service Amazon Food will be shut down in India on December 29, 2022.

November 26, 2022
November 26, 2022

Twitter's verified service with colours to start next week, Musk says

Twitter Inc is planning to roll out its verified service next Friday with different coloured checks for individuals, companies and governments, after a botched initial launch led to a surge in users impersonating celebrities and brands on the platform.

November 26, 2022
November 26, 2022

Twitter's ban on Trump was 'grave mistake': Musk

Twitter's ban on then President Donald Trump after the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol by his supporters was a "grave mistake" that had to be corrected, Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Friday, although he also stated that incitement to violence would continue to be prohibited on Twitter.

$5 billion export from ICT industry by 2025?

Bangladesh aims to achieve exports worth $5 billion from its ICT industry by 2025. The Daily Star's Tech section editor Shahriar Rahman speaks to former BASIS President Syed Almas Kabir on how it can be achieved in this episode of Star Connects.

5d ago| Tech & Startup

Meet the resto-modded Toyota Corolla AE9X

On and on, this resto-modded Toyota Corolla AE9X is a beautiful car. Even though it just misses out on a few rare features, it is still the most loaded AE9X in Bangladesh.

2w ago| Tech & Startup

2023 Honda BR-V: Simple gets the job done

Last week, we had the pleasure to test drive the latest Honda 2023 BR-V. Here are our thoughts.

2w ago| Tech & Startup

Formula IUT: The team that aims high

We take a closer look at Formula IUT, the team that secured the third position in Class 1 of Formula Bharat 2023.

2w ago| Outer Space

NASA launches new rocket on maiden flight to Moon

NASA launched the most powerful rocket ever built on a journey to the Moon on Wednesday, in a spectacular blaze of light and sound that marked the start of the space agency's new flagship program, Artemis.

3w ago| Outer Space

Total lunar eclipse being observed from Bangladesh today

Total lunar eclipse is being observed from Bangladesh today (November 8, 2022).

3w ago| Tech & Startup

You can observe a total lunar eclipse from Bangladesh today

Bangladeshis will be able to observe a total lunar eclipse starting from 5:12 pm in Dhaka today.

1d ago| Tech news

Apple threatened to oust Twitter from App Store: Musk

Twitter owner Elon Musk on Monday opened fire against Apple over its tight control of what is allowed on the App Store, saying the iPhone maker has threatened to oust his recently acquired social media platform.

4d ago| Tech news

Twitter's verified service with colours to start next week, Musk says

Twitter Inc is planning to roll out its verified service next Friday with different coloured checks for individuals, companies and governments, after a botched initial launch led to a surge in users impersonating celebrities and brands on the platform.

4d ago| Tech news

Twitter's ban on Trump was 'grave mistake': Musk

Twitter's ban on then President Donald Trump after the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol by his supporters was a "grave mistake" that had to be corrected, Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Friday, although he also stated that incitement to violence would continue to be prohibited on Twitter.