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Grameenphone’s partners UGC to tackle COVID-19 challenges in education sector

November 12 2020 | TW News Correspondent

[Dhaka, November 12th, 2020] Grameenphone has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC) to offer Affordable and Customized Data Packs for Public and Private University students across Nation to empower them with possibilities of online educatio...

Tech One Bangladesh: Celebrating 11 Years of Digitally Transforming Organizations in the Country

November 04 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Tech One Bangladesh started its journey with humble beginnings. From a couple of visionaries who wanted to make a difference in the country to now an industry leadin...

Nokia To Build Cellular Network On The Moon By 2022

November 03 2020 | TW News Correspondent

NASA has selected Nokia to build the first cellular network on the moon within 2022, as the US space agency plans for a future where humans return there and establish lunar settlements.

The US agency aims to return humans to the moon by 2024 and dig in for a long-term presence there under its Artemis programme, reports Reuters.

Finnish company Nokia on Monday said the firs...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 5G Now Available With A Significant Discount

November 02 2020 | TW News Correspondent

With a precision-crafted hinge that transforms the cutting-edge smartphone into something much more, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 5G is now available at a discounted price.

Offered at a discounted price of Tk 199,999 -- down from the retail regular price of Tk 267,000 -- the flag...

TikTok Launches #AmraSafeInternetSafe Campaign In Bangladesh

November 01 2020 | TW News Correspondent

To commemorate World Internet Day, TikTok recently announced the launch of #AmraSafeInternetSafe campaign in Bangladesh. The campaign aims to spread awareness about safe and responsible use of social medi...

Blockchain In Energising The Economy During And After Covid-19

October 21 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Covid-19, the 'once-in-a-century' health crisis has resulted in the worst economic crisis the world has faced in recent years. Bangladesh is no exception, with a projected decline of 3.0 per cent GDP growth in the financial year 20...

Google Maps Looking To Roll Out Feature That Shows Covid-19 Hot Spots

September 30 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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 l...

Fighting Covid-19 With Bioinformatics

September 29 2020 | TW News Correspondent

"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 genomic data thanks to the advancement of sequencing technology.

To manage hundreds of thousands of genomic sequences, bioinformatics—which integrates biology, computer science and statistics—quickl...

Amazon Launches Luna Cloud-Based Video Game Service

September 28 2020 | TW News Correspondent

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 access to Luna, which uses a video game controller to connect directly to games hosted at Amazon Web Services data ce...