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Realme 7 Pro Brings 65W SuperDart Charging To The Market

October 20 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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Smartphone manufacturer realme have brought what they claim to be the fastest charging smartphone in the market – realme 7 Pro – to Bangladesh. The device blurs the line between flagships and mid-rangers...
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Google Maps Looking To Roll Out Feature That Shows Covid-19 Hot Spots

September 30 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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Google is updating its free mapping service this week with colour-coding that maps out areas infected with Covid-19 cases, the search giant said in a blog post on Thursday.

Tapping the new  "Covid-19" option in the layers feature in a top corner of a screen will enhance maps using the latest 7-day average of cases per 100,000 people in a...
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Fighting Covid-19 With Bioinformatics

September 29 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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"If you can't do bioinformatics, you can't do biology."

When bioinformaticist James D. Tisdall wrote this in 2003, biologists were facing a dramatic increase in genomi...
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Amazon Launches Luna Cloud-Based Video Game Service

September 28 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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Amazon on Thursday unveiled its Luna streaming video game service, challenging Microsoft and Google in the fast-growing segment. Gamers in the US were invited to request early ac...
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Google Aims To Run On Carbon-Free Energy By 2030

September 24 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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Alphabet Inc's Google aims to power its data centres and offices 24-7 using solely carbon-free electricity by 2030, its chief executive told Reuters, building on its previous goal of matching its energy use with 100% renewable energy.

The "stretch goal," as CEO Sundar Pichai described it, will force Google to move beyond the tech industry n...
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Microsoft Buys Bethesda's Parent Company For $7.5 BN

September 23 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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Microsoft on Monday announced it will acquire ZeniMax Media for $7.5 billion, adding muscle to its Xbox arm ahead of a fierce battle in the market for new gaming consoles. ZeniMax is the parent company of Bethesda Softworks, publisher of popular game franchises including Dishonored, Doom, Fallout and Elder Scrolls.

"Bethesda brings an...
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Govt Moves To Launch `Safe Drive’ App To Avert Accident

September 21 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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The government in collaboration with a private sector automotive maintenance startup, Zantrik, has developed an AI-based app `Safe Drive’ to avert accident on the roads.

Leveraging ICT pr...
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Facebook Plans AR Smart Glasses With Ray-Ban

September 20 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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Facebook on Wednesday announced it would launch its own smart glasses next year which connect to smartphones as part of an alliance with eyewear titan EssilorLuxottica. The Ray-Ban branded eyewear, a move by Facebook into wearable tech is an early step in a project...
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Microsoft Says Small Xbox S Game Console On The Way

September 15 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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Microsoft on Tuesday confirmed that it will launch a small Xbox S game console priced at $299 in November.

The US technology firm posted a video and fired off a tweet about the...
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Apple Revises App Store Guidelines, Loosening Some In-App Payment Rules

September 14 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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Apple Inc on Friday published a revision of some of its App Store review guidelines, loosening some restrictions on streaming game services, online classes and when developers must use its in-app purchase system, which charges a 30% commission.

The company made the changes after criticism from developers over its App Store practic...
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SCB, BKash & Valyou Launch Bangladesh’s First Blockchain Remittance Service

September 13 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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Standard Chartered Bank, in partnership with bKash of Bangladesh and Valyou of Malaysia, today announced the launch of the first blockchain-based cross-border remittance service in Bangladesh, facilitating instant transfers from Malaysia.

The service...
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How Key Bangladeshi Industries Are Adapting To The Digital Transformation

September 12 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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Bangladesh has seen the good and bad of this pandemic, where the 'good' only implied the rise of opportunities for tech-based businesses. Organizations that chose to inve...
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