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How Key Bangladeshi Industries Are Adapting To The Digital Transformation

September 12 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Bangladesh has seen the good and bad of this pandemic, where the 'good' only implied the rise of opportunities for tech-based businesses. Organizations that chose to invest in digital innovation showed promise whereas the one that had no options...

Apple To Delay Privacy Change Threatening Facebook, Mobile Ad Market

September 07 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Apple Inc said on Thursday that it will delay until early next year changes to its privacy policy that could reduce ad sales by Facebook Inc and other companies targeting users on iPhones and iPads.

The delay could benefit Facebook, which last week said the changes to the iOS 14 operating system would render one of its mobile advertising tools  "s...

Bangladesh Seeking Swiss Investment In ICT: Foreign Minister To Swiss Ambassador

September 01 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Bangladesh has sought more Swiss investments in the country's hi-tech parks, taking advantage of various incentive packages that the country offers, a large, trained youth popula...

Fitbit Unveils Stress-Tracking Smartwatch

August 27 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Fitbit Inc on Tuesday unveiled a fitness tracker and two smartwatches, including one that purports to help monitor users' stress levels, as the company's pending sale to Alphabet Inc's Google remains mired in antitrust reviews globally.

The Fitbit Sense, priced at $329, replaces the Ionic as the 13-year-old company's most expensive smartwatch, excluding a limited edition model. It also is the first to...

Microsoft Says Apple's Move Against 'Fortnite' Creator Would Hurt Its Games

August 25 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Microsoft Corp on Sunday said in a court filing that Apple Inc's threat to cut off the creator of "Fortnite" from Apple's developer tools would hurt Microsoft's gaming business, as well as other game developers.

The filing came in a dispute between Apple and Epic Games. Apple removed Epic's titles from its App Store after th...

Classic BlackBerry Mobile Phone Keyboard To Live On

August 23 2020 | TW News Correspondent

The BlackBerry keyboard dethroned by touchscreens will live on in a new 5G smartphone planned for release next year, according to a deal announced on Tues...

Microsoft's New Flight Simulator Takes Off

August 19 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Many aircraft are still grounded due to the coronavirus pandemic, but would-be and real pilots took to the virtual skies on Tuesday with the first update in years of Microsoft's venerable Flight Simulator game.

The bestselling title dates all the way back to 1982 -- when home computers had les...

Google Turns Your Android Phones Into Earthquake Sensors

August 18 2020 | TW News Correspondent

lphabet Inc's Google's Android phones on Tuesday started detecting earthquakes around the world to provide data that could eventually give billions of users precious seconds of warning of a tremor nearby, with an alerting feature first rolling out in California.


Google Lookout: App Reads Grocery Labels For Blind People

August 13 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Google's AI can now identify food in the supermarket, in a move designed to help the visually impaired.

It is part of Google's Looko...