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Students design driverless solar powered bus

January 26 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Indian researchers have unveiled a first-of-its-kind bus -- an autonomous vehicle powered by solar energy. Globally, most autonomous vehicles developed...
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WhatsApp restricts message-sharing

January 22 2019 | TW News Correspondent

WhatsApp is limiting all its members to forwarding any single message up to five times in an effort to tackle the spread of false information on the platform.

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China's Chang'e-4 sends video of landing on moon

January 12 2019 | TW News Correspondent

The China National Space Administration (CNSA) has released a mesmerizing video from its Chang’e 4 lander showing the moment it landed on the moon’s far side on 3 January.

The craft had to perform the landing autonomously, since it could not communicate in real-time with mission control. It is now sending back data via a relay satellite positioned with a line of sight to both Earth and the lander.

The l...
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Amazon boss Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie divorce

January 10 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are to divorce after a 25-year marriage.

The pair announced the move in a joint statement on Wednesday on Twitter.

"After a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we have decided to divorce and continue our shared lives as friends," the couple sai...
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Zuckerberg plans public tech discussions

January 10 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Mark Zuckerberg is to hold a series of public discussions on the subject of technology and its future in society.

The Facebook boss plans to tackle issues such as artificial intelligence (AI) and jobs, free speech on the net and the growth of...
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China Moon mission lands Chang'e-4 spacecraft on far side

January 03 2019 | TW News Correspondent

China says it has successfully landed a spacecraft on the far side of the Moon, the first ever such attempt and landing.

At 10:26 Beijing time (02:26 GMT), the unmanned Chang'e-4 probe touched down in the South Pole-Aitken Basin, state media said.

It is carrying instruments to analyse the unexplored regi...
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Apple blames China as it cuts forecast

January 03 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Apple has rattled investors with news that its sales have been slowing, blaming economic weakness in China.

In a surprise disclosure, the iPhone...
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No mobile internet on election day

December 30 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) shut down mobile internet around 10:50pm Saturday night.

 

The decision came several hou...
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8 held in Dhaka for spreading rumors on Facebook

December 29 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained eight people for spreading rumor on social media over Sunday’s national election.

 

They were detained during drives conducted in Maghbazar and Mowchak areas in city on Friday night (December 28).

 

Details will be given at a p...
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