1d ago| Tech news

Google says Italian company's hacking tools used to spy on Apple Inc, Android smartphones

An Italian company's hacking tools were used to spy on Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Android smartphones in Italy and Kazakhstan, Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Google said in a report on Thursday.

1d 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.

1d 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. 

6d ago| Tech news

Meta launching digital store where users can purchase designer outfits for their avatars

Facebook owner Meta Platforms is launching a digital clothing store where users can purchase designer outfits for their avatars, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday.

1w ago| Tech news

"He was a good tool to download other browsers"

For Jung Ki-young, a South Korean software engineer, Microsoft Corp's (MSFT.O) decision to retire its Internet Explorer web browser marked the end of a quarter-century love-hate relationship with the technology.

1w ago| Tech news

Elon Musk sued for $258 billion by Dogecoin investor

Elon Musk was sued for $258 billion on Thursday by a Dogecoin investor who accused him of running a pyramid scheme to support the cryptocurrency.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Google says Italian company's hacking tools used to spy on Apple Inc, Android smartphones

An Italian company's hacking tools were used to spy on Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Android smartphones in Italy and Kazakhstan, Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Google said in a report on Thursday.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

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.

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

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. 

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

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. 

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

TikTok and 10 Minute School launch online learning campaign #EkshoTeEksho

Popular short video-sharing platform TikTok has announced the launch of its #EduTok online learning campaign in Bangladesh, in collaboration with 10 Minute School, a leading online educational platform in the country. Titled #EkshoTeEksho, this month-long campaign will feature some of the country's most popular #EduTok creators who will create and publish educational content across multiple categories.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

WhatsApp rolls out tons of new features

This week, WhatsApp added a number of new features, including the ability to mute people during group calls (via Android Central). This sanity-saving feature appears to be useful not only for muting people who forget to do so, but also if you're in the same room as someone else on the call and don't want to hear an echo of their words.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

Tired of fake reviews? Facebook sets strict new policies against them

While Facebook has already taken steps to address potentially abusive reviews, the policy change codifies these guidelines. People who leave fake bad reviews in order to get refunds or other freebies from a business that wants to please its consumers are protected by Facebook's new guidelines, which are also supposed to address incentivized reviews. This addresses the issue of businesses paying unsuspecting customers to leave overly favorable reviews on their pages.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

Musk elaborates on Tesla job cuts in anticipation of US recession

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, said a 10% cut in salaried staff at the electric car maker will happen over three months, as the world's richest man predicted a US recession was more likely than not.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

Twitter deal remains deadlocked over fake users: Musk

The world’s richest man Elon Musk recently said that his $44 billion move to take over Twitter remained held up by “very significant” questions about the number of fake users on the social network.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

Middle East will be a "major player" in metaverse: reports

Ian Khan, futurist and emerging technology expert recently discussed with Al Arabiya English how the Middle East will be a “major player” in the success of metaverses.