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Facebook crisis prompts Silicon Valley soul-searching

Facebook crisis prompts Silicon Valley soul-searching

With Facebook mired in its worst-ever crisis, the rest of Silicon Valley is looking to come to terms with the dark side of its data-driven business model where tech titans have mined fortunes from what people reveal online. There are signs the crisis could spread to other internet firms that have made no secret about

Facebook Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower

BlackBerry and SandRidge climb while Facebook dips

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday: Oracle Corp., down $4.90 to $47.05 Analysts were disappointed with the software maker’s third quarter sales and its fourth-quarter forecasts. SandRidge Energy Inc., up 17 cents to $14.26 The energy company rejected a buyout offer from Midstates Petroleum but said it will consider other offers. Facebook Inc.,


AMTOB strongly supports effective launch of MNP service

A working committee of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC), mobile operators and Mobile number portability (MNP) licensee is working together to finalise a consumer friendly MNP process. As soon as the workable MNP process is finalised, the MNP licensee in collaboration with all the related stakeholders will launch the service within a significant reasonable timeframe


Now BTRC mulling over 5G

Amid the introduction of fourth generation (4G) mobile phone service in the country last month, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) is now mulling over going for most advanced 5G service as soon as possible. The telecom regulator has started thinking about running the ground work to adopt necessary policy and preparation to introduce the super


3-day Science Fair ends in Manikganj

A three-day Science Fair held on the Play Ground of Manikganj Government High School concluded yesterday. The district administration arranged the fair on the occasion of 39th National Science and Technology Week -2018 with an aim to making the students interested in innovation of new technology. A concluding ceremony was held with Deputy Commissioner (DC)


Aussie researchers develop drone capable of reading person’s heart rate

Australian researchers have developed a drone capable of measuring a person’s breathing and heart rate from 60 meters away. The team from the University of South Australia (UniSA), led by sensor systems and engineering expert Javaan Chahl, created the drones in conjunction with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to be deployed during humanitarian crises. Chahl