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National Geographic to Launch International ‘Sea to Source’ Expeditions for Inclusive Solutions to the Plastic Waste Crisis

May 08 2019 | TW News Correspondent

An international, all-female expedition team will study plastic pollution in one of the world’s most iconic waterways — the Ganges River (known locally as Ganga a...
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US Conducting 5G Risk Assessment Amid Huawei, Hacking Concerns

March 10 2019 | TW News Correspondent

The Department of Homeland Security is conducting a broad review of risks posed by 5G technology, officials said, as the US grapples with concerns about the new network's vulnerability to hacking and the rise of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei...
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Twitter Makes It Easier to Report Problematic Tweets Social: Now Report Tweets Leaking Your Private Information

March 10 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Twitter on Friday rolled out new options for its users to report problematic tweets that share their personal information on the platform.

According to the open communication platform, while reporting a tweet, you will now have the ability to be more specific about the information being shared.

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US Senator Proposes Breaking Up Amazon, Facebook, Google

March 10 2019 | TW News Correspondent

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Warren seeks sweeping new reforms for Silicon Valley firms
  • The move aims to restore balance of power in democracy
  • She aims to curb illegal, anti-competitive tech m...
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Google Assistant's Continued Conversation Feature Comes to Smart Displays

March 10 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Google is rolling out support for the "Continued Conversation" feature on Smart Displays to allow users to have a natural back-and-forth conversation with the Google Assistant instead of having to repeat the "Hey Google" command every time. The feature was first rolled out for only audio to Google Home, Home Mini and Home Max products. It is currently only available in English across Smart Displays from Google, Lenov...
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Apple AR Headset Could Arrive Next Year, Analyst Claims

March 10 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Apple's first Augmented Reality (AR)-based product could go into mass production by the second quarter of 2020, famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes. Earlier in March, media had reported that the iPhone-maker published an update titled, "Systems, methods and graphical user interfaces for interacting with Augmented and Virtual Reality environments" as part of an existing patent filed in August 2018.

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Apple may unveil video and news services March 25 -- but no AirPods

February 14 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Apple is expected to unveil its rumored video service and a news subscription service at an event March 25 at its Cupertino, California, campus, according to reports this week. But don't expect to see revamped  Airpods  or a new  iPad Mini , one report said.

Apple didn't immed...
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Seminar on Bangladesh’s IT sector held in Tokyo

January 30 2019 | TW News Correspondent

A seminar on the prospect of Bangladesh’s IT sector in Japan was held at Fujitsu Research Institute in Tokyo on Friday (Jan 25).

Embassy of Bangladesh and Fujitsu Research Institute jointly organised the...
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Facebook to merge WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger

January 26 2019 | TW News Correspondent

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 at the start of a "long process".

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