Saturday, 21 May, 2022

Tech

Apple delays plan to scan iPhones for child abuse

Apple has delayed plans to roll out detection technology which would have scanned US users' iPhones in search of child sexual abuse material. It follows widespread criticism from privacy groups and others, worried that the on-device tracking set a dangerous precedent. Apple said

Facebook says it helped people escape Afghanistan 

Facebook has told the BBC that it took part in an effort to help 175 citizens leave Afghanistan after the Taliban took control of the country. The company said some staff members were also on the flight to Mexico City. The Mexican government confirmed the flight was carrying

Misuse of technology: Women trafficking on the rise

The social media sites like TickTock, Like, Facebook, Emo, Viber, Discod, WhatsApp have turned into platforms for carrying out various anti-social activities including women trafficking. The traffickers have crated a strong network across the country to collect women for trafficking using

WEConnect International Launches Women’s Business Enterprise Certification in Bangladesh

WEConnect International has launched a Women’s Business Enterprise Certification for businesses that are at least 51% owned, managed and controlled by one or more women in Bangladesh.  The WEConnect International Certification is a globally-recognized assessment process

End of “MSI ONLINE QUIZ COMPETITION-2021” organized by UBSL

“MSI ONLINE QUIZ COMPETITION-2021” which was organized by Unique Business Limited ended on a very successful note. This initiative taken by MSI had a motto to make the home-jailed teens and youths desirous towards the positive use of Information Technology. Almost 200

iPhone 13 May Allow You To Make Calls Even Without Network?

September is approaching and the tech world is excited about the Apple event where it will be launching its new iPhone. Already many reports have surfaced on the internet and media regarding the design and features to be included in the new generation of iPhones, likely to be called

SpaceX launches shipment of ants, avocados, robot to space station

A SpaceX shipment of ants, avocados and a human-sized robotic arm rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday. The delivery due to arrive Monday is the company's 23rd for NASA in just under a decade. A recycled Falcon rocket blasted into the predawn sky from

Greenland island is world's northernmost island - scientists

A group of scientists say they have discovered by luck what they believe is the world's northernmost island off Greenland's coast. In July, the scientists flew to collect samples to what they thought was Oodaaq Island, that has been known since 1978. But when they checked

Facebook could launch digital wallet this year: report

Facebook is ready to launch a digital wallet that would let users store cryptocurrencies, a senior company executive said in a US media interview Wednesday. David Marcus, head of Facebook’s crypto unit, told The Information news site that company leaders “feel pretty

Afghanistan: Facebook confirms ban of Taliban-related content

Facebook says it has banned the Taliban and all content supporting it from its platforms as it considers the group to be a terrorist organisation. The company says it has a dedicated team of Afghan experts to monitor and remove content linked to the group. For years, the Taliban has

Hackers return $260m to cryptocurrency platform after theft

Hackers behind one of the biggest ever cryptocurrency heists have returned more than a third of $613m in digital coins they stole, the company at the centre of the hack said. Poly Network, a decentralised finance platform that facilitates peer-to-peer transactions, said on Twitter on

What the job holders requiring multi-tasking look for in a smartphone 

Technology has evolved over the years, so has the smartphone industry. With technologies popping up every now and then, people are also getting smarter and so, they look for sophisticated devices that has the capacity to live up to their expectations. Especially when it comes to the job

Apple criticised for system that detects child abuse

Apple is facing criticism over a new system that finds child sexual abuse material (CSAM) on US users' devices. The technology will search for matches of known CSAM before the image is stored onto iCloud Photos. But there are concerns that the technology could be expanded and

Bill Gates, Melinda Gates officially divorced 

Three months after they first announced their split following 27 years of marriage, Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates are officially divorced. The marriage's dissolution was finalized by a judge Monday in King County, Washington, according to court records, which detailed that

Job application of Steve Jobs auctioned for 2.5cr

Steve Jobs, the founder of technology giant Apple, has been an inspiration to many. There are many books about Steve Jobs in the market. Many of you may know a lot about Steve Jobs, but very few people know that Steve Jobs applied for his job. Steve Jobs applied for the job in 1973 and

Jeff Bezos and Sir Richard Branson not yet astronauts, US says

In a move that pours cold water on the dreams of a few billionaire space explorers, the US has tightened its definition of the word "astronaut". New Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules say astronaut hopefuls must be part of the flight crew and make contributions to

50,000 phone numbers worldwide on list linked to Israeli spyware

An Israeli firm accused of supplying spyware to governments has been linked to a list of 50,000 smartphone numbers, including those of activists, journalists, business executives and politicians around the world, according to reports Sunday. Israel's NSO Group and its Pegasus

Unique Business Systems launches all-in-one service 

As online activities are increasing in the country day by day, the popularity of electronic devices is going up. The demand for all electronic products including mobiles, desktops, laptops, tab projectors has increased simultaneously.  Although the differences in the products are

Misinformation on Facebook killing people: Biden

US President Joe Biden has warned that the spread of Covid-19 misinformation on social media is "killing people". He was responding to a question from a reporter about the alleged role of "platforms like Facebook" in spreading falsehoods about vaccines and the

Jeff Bezos Donates Record Breaking $200 Mn To Smithsonian

Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos will donate $200 million to the Smithsonian, the largest gift in the history of the institute, a statement said Wednesday. A $70 million portion of the donation will support the renovation of the National Air and Space Museum while $130 million