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Canada frees Huawei CFO on bail; Trump might intervene

December 13 2018 | TW News Correspondent

A top executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was granted bail by a Canadian court on Tuesday, 10 days after her arrest in Vancouver at the request of US authorities that sparked a diplomatic dispute.


Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s [HWT...

7 more companies get land at Bangabandhu Hi-Tech City

December 11 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Seven more companies were allotted land at the industrial zone of Bangabandhu Hi-Tech City in Gazipur.

Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority (BHTPA) handed over the 20.41 acres of land to the companies for the next 40 years after signing the treaty.

The contract was signed formally at the conference room of BHTPA in city on Monday (December 10).

Apart from representatives of the companies, and BHTPA m...

Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou arrested in Canada

December 06 2018 | TW News Correspondent

The daughter of the founder of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has been arrested in Canada and faces extradition to the United States.


Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's chief financial officer and deputy chair, was arrested in Vancouver on 1 December.



Google Doodle celebrates Tareque Masud’s birthday

December 06 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Google, world’s largest web search engine, on Thursday (December 6) created a special doodle marking the 62th birth anniversary of visionary Bangladeshi late filmmaker Tareque Masud Ahmed.


Google‘s new Doodle features a sketch of Tareque Masud's renowned Bangla film ‘Matir Moyna’ (The Clay Bird).


Matir Moyna, directed by T...

Seven-year-old Ryan tops list of biggest YouTube earners

December 05 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Meet Ryan, the primary school kid who, according to Forbes, made $29.8 million reviewing children's toys on YouTube this year.


His channel, Ryan ToysReview, has just 17.3 m...

New Airpods in 2019 !

December 04 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Apple is about to pump up the volume on its audio-device strategy, planning higher-end AirPods, a new HomePod and studio-quality over-ear headphones for as early as next year, according to people familiar with the matter.


The Cupertino, California-b...

Microsoft's market value overtakes Apple's

December 04 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Shares of Microsoft rose 0.6 percent to end the week at $110.89, putting its market capitalization at $851.2 billion. Apple shares fell 0.5 percent to $178.58 on the day, adding up to a market value of $847.4 billion. The two stocks jostled for the top spot over the course...

Google CEO to face Congress on Dec 5

November 29 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Google CEO Sundar Pichai is going to face Congress for the first time next week, according to The Washington Post.

Pichai will be grilled by the House Judiciary Committee on 5 December, during which he will face questions from Republicans who have unproven beliefs that Google has a liberal bias.

Citing three sources, the Post s...

31 satellites placed in orbit to study earth's surface

November 29 2018 | TW News Correspondent

ISRO successfully launched its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C43 (PSLV-C43) rocket carrying India's best-ever high-resolution earth imaging satellite HysIS (Hyperspectral Imaging Satellite). Besides this, the workhorse rocket also carried 30 small co-passenger satellites from eight different countries, mostly belonging to the United States.


The 45th flight of the PSLV was launched from the Sat...