Facebook to appoint representative in Bangladesh By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 23rd September, 2019, 20:11

The Facebook has also agreed to share individuals’ personal information to law enforcer agencies of the country considering the digital law and other relevant laws

Facebook to appoint representative in Bangladesh

Apple Watch saves biker’s life after detecting fall Apple Watch saves biker’s life after detecting fall

 Washington resident has detailed how his father’s Apple Watch not only detected his fall during a biking trip but also alerted emergency services about the accident.


UN experts call for action by states, social media firms to stop hate speech UN experts urge social media firms to stop hate speech

Thirty independent UN experts, in an open letter, have called on states and social media firms to take action to curb the spread of hate speech


Japan roboticists predict rise of the machines

Japan roboticists predict rise of the machines

"Now we're focusing on intention and desire, and if we implement them into robots whether they become more human-like


'Largest polar expedition' to probe Arctic climate

'Largest polar expedition' to probe Arctic climate

One will provide a launching spot for underwater robots investigating the world below the ice and the seafloor


Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps

The company comes under huge pressure in 2018 after it was revealed that Cambridge Analytica had accessed many users' data without permission


YouTuber pays compensation after 'copycat' death YouTuber pays compensation after 'copycat' death

A Chinese influencer has agreed to pay compensation to the families of two girls - after one died in what her family says was an attempt to copy a viral video


Twitter closes thousands of fake news accounts worldwide Twitter closes thousands of fake news accounts worldwide

This follows the identification in August of more than 200,000 fake accounts in China engaged in fueling public discord in Hong Kong


Chandrayaan-2 orbiter module functioning normally: ISRO Chandrayaan-2 orbiter module functioning normally: ISRO

ISRO has said the orbiter module has located the lander and taken thermal images of it


NASA reviews images of chandrayaan-2 landing site NASA reviews images of chandrayaan-2 landing site

NASA's LRO spacecraft has snapped a series of images during its flyby on September 17 of Vikram's attempted landing sight near the Moon's uncharted south pole


Leaked classified 'UFO footage' is real, US Navy confirms (Video) Leaked classified 'UFO footage' is real, US Navy confirms (Video)

Three videos purporting to be leaked military footage of UFOs are genuine, the US Navy has revealed


Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg heads to Washington

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg heads to Washington

The company said the meetings are not public and it did not give details on whom Zuckerberg is meeting with and what, exactly, he'll discuss


Huawei in public test as it unveils sanction-hit phone Huawei in public test as it unveils sanction-hit phone

In OS wars, round three household-name services like WhatsApp, Instagram and Google Maps will be unavailable


Facebook penalizes Netanyahu page over poll post Facebook penalizes Netanyahu page over poll post

It is the second time in less than a week that Facebook has taken action against Netanyahu's page


Zuckerberg: new Facebook panel can overrule him Zuckerberg: new Facebook panel can overrule him

The new entity, based on Zuckerberg's call for a "supreme court" that would make difficult calls on what is suitable content for Facebook, is moving closer to reality with the charter released by the social network


Facing US ban, Huawei emerging as stronger tech competitor

Facing US ban, Huawei emerging as stronger tech competitor

Huawei is a pioneer in the emerging field of next-generation, or 5G, telecoms


Apple embarks on EU court battle over 13-bn-euro tax bill Apple embarks on EU court battle over 13-bn-euro tax bill

Apple embarks on an epic court battle with the EU on Tuesday, fighting the commission's landmark…


iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro have higher demand than expected iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro have higher demand than expected

These smartphones went on pre-order on Friday in the US and are scheduled to go on sale on September 20


YouTube advertises big brands alongside fake cancer cure videos YouTube advertises big brands alongside fake cancer cure videos

YouTube's algorithm promotes fake cancer cures in a number of languages and the site runs adverts for major brands and universities next to misleading videos


Enthusiasm over Uber service fading fast amid growing complaints Enthusiasm over Uber service fading fast amid growing complaints

Uber is failing to ensure quality service as the company has apparently compromised with Dhaka’s bad traffic culture


NASA joins ISRO to track Chandrayaan-2 Vikram Lander NASA joins ISRO to track Chandrayaan-2 Vikram Lander

The orbiter of Chandrayaan-2 has located its moon lander Vikram, but no communication has been established yet


Russia to help Bangladesh in digital transformation: Jabbar Russia to help Bangladesh in digital transformation: Jabbar

Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar today said Russia would extend cooperation to Bangladesh’s journey towards the digital transformation


China launches three new satellites China launches three new satellites

The resource satellite, ZY-1 02D, will provide observation data for natural resources asset management, ecological monitoring, disaster prevention and control


Water, temperature right for life at another star's planet Water, temperature right for life at another star's planet

Two research groups announced this week that they've found water vapor in the atmosphere of a planet 110 light-years away in the constellation Leo. This so-called Super Earth is just the right distance from its star to conceivably harbor life


Apple cuts prices, ramps up services as iPhone 11 launches Apple cuts prices, ramps up services as iPhone 11 launches

Price appeared to be a key consideration as the tech giant reduced the entry level price for the iPhone 11 to $699 and undercut rivals for its gaming and streaming television subscriptions


Facebook shuts Italian neo-fascist parties' accounts Facebook shuts Italian neo-fascist parties' accounts

"People and organisations who spread hate or attack others on the basis of who they are have no place on Facebook and Instagram," Facebook says in a statement


NASA pioneers malaria-predicting tech in Myanmar NASA pioneers malaria-predicting tech in Myanmar

NASA is developing a new technique to forecast malaria outbreaks in Myanmar from space, as the emergence…


Robot Olympiad held at DU Robot Olympiad held at DU

A two-day Bangladesh Robot Olympiad concluded at Teacher-Student Center (TSC) of Dhaka University 


DoJ seeks Google records as US states launch antitrust probe of Big Tech DoJ seeks Google records as US states launch antitrust probe of Big Tech

Washington has not named the companies it has targeted in its probe -- which began in July -- but it appears directed at the likes of dominant tech players such as Google, Facebook, Twitter and Amazon


There will be a new dawn: Modi on Chandrayaan-2
There will be a new dawn: Modi on Chandrayaan-2

ISRO's plan to soft land Chandrayaan-2's Vikram module on the Lunar surface did not go as per script in the early hours of Saturday


Chandrayaan-2: India loses contact with lander as it approaches Moon Chandrayaan-2: India loses contact with lander

The Chandrayaan-2 approached the Moon as normal until an error occurred about 2.1km (1.3 miles) from the surface


Chandrayaan-2’s Moon mission to land on lunar surface tonight Chandrayaan-2’s Moon mission to land on lunar surface tonight

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reach Bengaluru tonight at the ISRO space centre to witness the historic moment


Samsung Galaxy Fold to be launched on 6 September Samsung Galaxy Fold to be launched on 6 September

Samsung's first foldable phone will go on sale on Friday after problems delayed its initial release


Lack of evidence, witness causing dismissing of cases at cyber tribunal Lack of evidence, witness causing dismissing of cases at cyber tribunal

 Present government with an aim to tackle growing number of cyber crimes, formulated and subsequently passed Digital Security Act


Facebook confirms 419m phone numbers exposed in latest privacy lapse 419m phone numbers exposed in privacy lapse:Facebook

The records were likely amassed using a tool that Facebook disabled in April 2018 in the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica controversy


Smartphone radiation doesn't have negative health effects, says study Smartphone radiation doesn't have negative health effects, says study

A study published in the New Zealand Medical Journal notes that any potentially harmful biological effects are more commonly seen in low-quality scientific studies


YouTube to pay $170M fine after violating kids' privacy law YouTube to pay $170M fine after violating kids' privacy law

The company agrees to work with video creators to label material aimed at kids and says it will limit data collection when users view such videos, regardless of their age


Walton launches 5 new models of laptops Walton launches 5 new models of laptops

Bangladeshi technology products manufacturing giant Walton has launched five new models of laptops in…


BTRC to formulate policy on 5G network next year BTRC to formulate policy on 5G network next year

The decision was taken at a meeting of the committee, formed in this regard, at BTRC on Tuesday


New Nokia phones are coming soon New Nokia phones are coming soon

HMD Global will make its debut at IFA this year. The Finnish company is expected to launch new Nokia smartphones at its IFA event scheduled for September 5

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