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80 lakh Dhaka residents’ info stored in database

January 29 2019 | TW News Correspondent

E-Govt.

The government has preserved information of 80 lakh residents of the capital city in a citizen database, to operate digital monitoring.  

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia disclosed...
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Internet-voice package for minimum 3 days from Feb 1

January 28 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Telco

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) set three days as minimum duration for all packages/offers/bundles of mobile phone operators.

The telecom regulator sent letters to all mobile phone operators asking them to make the directive elective from February 1.

The directive will be reviewed after 30 days.

Now, a customer gets the opportunity to use internet in a pay-per use process of the max...
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Online media a global reality: Info minister

January 27 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Happening Terming online media a global reality, Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said registration of online media will be done after the broadcast policy has passed. Many data abo...
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Process underway to detect fake online portals

January 27 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Happening

Underscoring the need of online news portals, Information Minister Hasan Mahmud has said fake sites will be closed once the registration process is completed under the broadcast policy.

“There are some online (portals) which are indulging in spreading propaganda...
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Facebook to merge WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger

January 26 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Keep Informed

Facebook plans to integrate its messaging services on Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.

While all three will remain stand-alone apps, at a much deeper level they will be linked so messages can travel between the different services.

Facebook told the BBC it was a...
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Nowfel urges businessmen to invest in IT sector

January 26 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Right to be Heard

Deputy Minister for Education Barrister Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury Nowfel urged entrepreneurs and businessmen to invest in IT sector as it is very potential. 

The minister inaugurated...
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'We don't sell people's data': Mark Zuckerberg

September 26 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Keep Informed

Ahead of Facebook's 15th anniversary, CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg is trying to clear up some misconceptions people have about his company.

In an editorial for the Wall Street Journal, Zuckerberg defended Facebook's business model and the 'clear benefits' of how it operates.

The editorial, titled 'The Facts Ab...
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Students design driverless solar powered bus

January 26 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Keep Informed

Indian researchers have unveiled a first-of-its-kind bus -- an autonomous vehicle powered by solar energy. Globally, most autonomous vehicles developed till date are powered by petrol, diesel, CNG o...
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IT fair kicks off Saturday at Ctg World Trade Center

January 26 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Right to be Heard

The second Chittagang IT fair is set to begin at World Trade Center in city’s Agrabad on Saturday (January 26).

Deputy Minister for education Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury is expected to inaugurate the fair at Bangabandhu Conference Hall of World Trade Center at 11 am.

Mahbubul Alam, president of Chittagong Chamber, briefed media on Thursday (January 24).

The event is jointly arranged by Chittagong Chamber a...
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Air ticket, sure cashback on Walton smartphones

January 24 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Product Updates

Local handset brand Walton announced special offer of free air tickets and sure cashback on two models of its smartphones Primo H7 and Primo H7s. Customers will get Dhaka-Cox’s...
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Text to 16002 to know whether your handset is legal

January 23 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Telco

Mobile phone users across the country now can easily check whether their handsets are legal and verified as Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has developed a database.

Besides, Bangladesh Mobile Phone Importers Association (BMPIA) in cooperation with BTRC has launched a...
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Quora, online knowledge sharing firm, now available in Bengali

January 22 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Product Updates

Online knowledge sharing firm Quora is now available in Bengali, a move that will allow about 300 million speakers of the language to engage on the platform.

 

The formal launch came after a trial run since December 2018.

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