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Google staff walk out over women's treatment

November 04 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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Staff at Google offices around the world are staging an unprecedented series of walkouts in protest at the company's treatment of women.

 

The employees are demanding several key changes in how sexual misconduct allegations are dealt...
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90% of free apps share user data with Google: Report

October 30 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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About 90 per cent of free apps on the Play store share user data with Google without their consent, according to a new Financial Times report. This data, which is said to include age, gender, location, and information about other apps, helps build detailed user profile. The harvested data can then be used for a number of purposes including targeted advertising, the report adds. Making reven...
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Cabinet Okays RPO amendment for use of EVMs in JS polls

October 30 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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The Cabinet has given final approval to the draft of Representation of the People Order (RPO, Amendment) Act 2018 and cleared the way for using electronic voting machines (EVMs) i...
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Google sacks 48 employees for sexual harassment

October 29 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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Google has sacked 48 people for sexual harassment in the last two years, it has emerged.

 

The terminations included 13 senior managers.

 

Google’s CEO, Sundar Pichai, made the announcement in an email to all employees on Thursday (October 25).

 

The email, obtained by CNBC, was in response to a New York Time...
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Soroj Mehedi made executive member of Commonwealth Youth Summit

October 29 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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A Bangladeshi Literary persona and university Lecturer Md Mahady Hasan (Popularly known as Soroj Mehedi) has been elected as an Executive Member (Information and Technology Section) of "Future Youth Summit-2018", an initiative to be organized by the Commonwealth Youth Innov...
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Daffodil University gets prestigious position in QS Asia University Rankings-2019

October 25 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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Daffodil International University (DIU) has been ranked prestigious position in QS Asia University Rankings-2019, released on 24 October, 2018. In terms of Academic reputation criterion of the ranking, DIU as the youngest university (established in 2002) has been ranked amongst top 500 universities in Asia and 6th amongst the universities...
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Teletalk to reach remote areas thru solar base stations

October 25 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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State-run mobile phone operator Teletalk decided to expand its network coverage in remote areas by installing solar powered base stations.

The company, officials concerned said, will spend about Tk 406 crore on th...
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‘JU-Jabian’ wins ‘3rd National Girls Programming Contest-2018’ title

October 23 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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‘JU-Jabian’ became Champion in ‘3rd National Girls Programming Contest-2018’ held on October 22, 2018 at 71 auditorium of Daffodil International University.

Daffodil International University, in association with Ministry of Post Telecommunication and IT and Bangladesh Computer Council, organized the contest.

Mustafa Jobbar, Minister, Ministry of Post Telecommunication and IT and Zunaid Ahmed Palak, S...
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“National Girls Programming Contest-2018’ held at Daffodil Int’l University

October 23 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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The 3rd ‘National Girls Programming Contest-2018’ was held on Monday (22 October) at 71 auditorium of Daffodil International University.

Daffodil International University organized the event in association with Ministry of Post Telecommunication and IT and Bangladesh Co...
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8 Bangladeshi projects nominated for NASA

October 21 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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The 4th NASA Space Apps Challenge Bangladesh has successfully come to an end with Grand Prize Giving Ceremony. BASIS organized the NASA Space Apps Challenge 2018 in association with BASIS Student’s Forum.

This year 2000 participants submitted their project. Out of them Top 40 teams are...
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Jabbar for avoiding ‘duality’ of devlopment projects to curtail cost

October 18 2018 | TW News Correspondent

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DHAKA: Post, Telecommunication and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar underscored the need for avoiding duality of developmental projects to save gov...
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PM to inaugurate MNP service October 21

October 18 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Telco

The Mobile Number Portability (MNP) service for switching operator without changing mobile phone number will be formally inaugurated on Sunday (October 21).

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regul...
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