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Musk challenges Twitter CEO to public debate on bots

Musk challenges Twitter CEO to public debate on bots

-- 2022-08-06 23:08:45

Elon Musk on Saturday challenged Twitter Inc Chief Executive Officer Parag Agrawal to a public debate about the percentage of bots on the social media platform. "Let him prove to the public that Twit...

China successfully launches a pilot reusable spacecraft

China successfully launches a pilot reusable spacecraft

-- 2022-08-06 20:30:24

China successfully launched a pilot reusable spacecraft with its Long March-2F carrier rocket on Friday, reports Reuters citing Chinese state media CCTV. The unidentified spacecraft, which was launch...

South Korea launches first lunar orbiter as space bid gathers pace

South Korea launches first lunar orbiter as space bid gathers pace

-- 2022-08-06 19:10:51

South Korea launched its first lunar orbiter on Friday as it doubles down on its space programmes, aiming to land a probe on the moon by 2030. The Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter, nicknamed Danuri, me...

Musk says Twitter deal should go ahead if it provides proof of real accounts

Musk says Twitter deal should go ahead if it provides proof of real accounts

-- 2022-08-06 18:44:15

Elon Musk said that if Twitter Inc could provide its method of sampling 100 accounts and how it confirmed that the accounts are real, his $44 billion deal to buy the company should proceed on its orig...

MidJourney AI: A revolution in the field of AI generated images

MidJourney AI: A revolution in the field of AI generated images

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-08-06 16:23:00

MidJourney, a research lab, has created an artificial intelligence program that has caught the world by storm.  It generates images from simple textual descriptions, which many artificial intell...

Thai central bank to test retail digital currency this year

Thai central bank to test retail digital currency this year

-- 2022-08-05 19:06:49

Thailand's central bank said on Friday it expected to test its retail digital currency from late this year to the middle of 2023, as an alternative payment option. During the testing, the retail cent...

Twitter rejects Musk's claims that he was hoodwinked

Twitter rejects Musk's claims that he was hoodwinked

-- 2022-08-05 10:48:21

Twitter on Thursday dismissed Elon Musk's claims in a Delaware court filing that he was hoodwinked into signing the deal to buy the social media company, saying that it was "implausible and contrary t...

Teletalk plans to launch 5G services in key Dhaka areas by 2024

Teletalk plans to launch 5G services in key Dhaka areas by 2024

-- 2022-08-01 15:47:07

State-owned telecom operator Teletalk is planning to introduce 5G network services in Dhaka’s key residential areas and government offices in 2024. The project, titled 'Commercial Launch of 5G...

Indonesia opens temporary access to PayPal after blocking sparks backlash

Indonesia opens temporary access to PayPal after blocking sparks backlash

REUTERS 2022-07-31 11:46:11

Indonesia temporarily opened access to online payment firm PayPal to allow users to access their money, a senior official said on Sunday, after the country's blocking of some online services and games...

Chinese rocket falls to Earth, NASA says Beijing did not share information

Chinese rocket falls to Earth, NASA says Beijing did not share information

-- 2022-07-31 09:30:25

A Chinese rocket fell back to Earth on Saturday over the Indian Ocean but NASA said Beijing had not shared the "specific trajectory information" needed to know where possible debris might fall, Reuter...

Indonesia blocks Yahoo, Paypal, gaming websites over licence breaches

Indonesia blocks Yahoo, Paypal, gaming websites over licence breaches

-- 2022-07-30 19:05:14

Indonesia has blocked search engine website Yahoo, payments firm Paypal and several gaming websites due to failure to comply with licensing rules, an official said on Saturday, sparking a backlash in...

Conspiracy website InfoWars parent files for bankruptcy

Conspiracy website InfoWars parent files for bankruptcy

REUTERS 2022-07-30 10:38:34

The parent of far-right conspiracy website InfoWars filed for US bankruptcy protection on Friday as the company and its founder Alex Jones face up to $150 million in damages in a trial over longstandi...

BCC receives int’l innovation of excellence award for e-service bus

BCC receives int’l innovation of excellence award for e-service bus

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-07-28 19:08:07

Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) has achieved the innovation of excellence award titled “The Open Group India Awards 2022” for the national e-service bus. Tarique M Barkatullah, director...

Russia to drop out of International Space Station after 2024

Russia to drop out of International Space Station after 2024

-- 2022-07-26 22:27:55

Russia will opt out of the International Space Station after 2024 and focus on building its own orbiting outpost, the country's newly-appointed space chief said Tuesday. Yuri Borisov, who was appoint...

Russia fines Google $34m for breaching competition rules

Russia fines Google $34m for breaching competition rules

-- 2022-07-26 21:11:40

Russia's competition watchdog fined Alphabet's Google 2 billion roubles ($34.2 million) on Tuesday for abusing its dominant position in the video hosting market, the regulator said in a statement. Th...

Intel to produce Taiwanese company MediaTek's chips

Intel to produce Taiwanese company MediaTek's chips

-- 2022-07-25 17:22:52

US chipmaker Intel Corp, said on Monday it will produce chips for Taiwan’s MediaTek Inc, one of the world's largest chip design firms. The manufacturing arrangement is one of the most significa...

Musk denies 'romantic' affair with Google co-founder Brin's wife

Musk denies 'romantic' affair with Google co-founder Brin's wife

REUTERS 2022-07-25 12:46:12

Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk said late on Sunday on Twitter that he and Google co-founder Sergey Brin remain friends and denied a report that he had been involved in an affair with Brin's wife Nicole Shan...

China launches second space station module, Wentian

China launches second space station module, Wentian

REUTERS 2022-07-24 14:09:23

China on Sunday launched the second of three modules to its permanent space station, in one of the final missions needed to complete the orbiting outpost by year's end. A live feed on state broadcast...

T-Mobile to pay $350 million in settlement over massive hacking

T-Mobile to pay $350 million in settlement over massive hacking

-- 2022-07-23 19:48:01

T-Mobile US Inc agreed on Friday to pay $350 million and spend an additional $150 million to upgrade data security to settle litigation over a cyberattack last year that compromised information belong...

Uber admits covering up 2016 hacking

Uber admits covering up 2016 hacking

-- 2022-07-23 17:15:27

Uber Technologies Inc on Friday accepted responsibility for covering up a 2016 data breach that affected 57 million passengers and drivers, as part of a settlement with US prosecutors to avoid crimina...

Women's safety now at the heart of Tinder

Women's safety now at the heart of Tinder

BBC 2022-07-22 12:59:37

Keeping women safe is now "at the heart" of the world's largest dating app, Tinder, it claims. The technology company is launching a partnership with campaign group No More, aiming to end...

Global manufacturers see chip shortage easing

Global manufacturers see chip shortage easing

-- 2022-07-21 21:46:09

Hyundai Motor Co 005380.KS, factory robot builder ABB ABBN.S and Swedish fridge maker Electrolux see the semi-conductor chip shortage easing, executives said Thursday, in a boost for manufacturers aft...

Baidu unveils autonomous vehicle without steering wheel

Baidu unveils autonomous vehicle without steering wheel

-- 2022-07-21 17:22:55

China's search engine giant Baidu Inc on Thursday unveiled its new autonomous vehicle (AV) with a detachable steering wheel, with plans to put it to use for its robotaxi service in China next year.Cos...

Google complies with Indonesia licensing rules, others risk blocking

Google complies with Indonesia licensing rules, others risk blocking

-- 2022-07-21 17:14:21

Indonesia said on Thursday Alphabet Inc's Google has signed up to its new licensing rules for technology platforms, but warned that companies that had yet to register would be blocked in five working...

iPhone maker Foxconn builds EV partnership with NXP Semiconductors

iPhone maker Foxconn builds EV partnership with NXP Semiconductors

-- 2022-07-20 17:46:09

Taiwan's Foxconn said on Wednesday it has partnered with chipmaker NXP Semiconductors to develop platforms for electric vehicles, adding to a string of such deals by the iPhone assembler as it moves i...

Elon Musk's long-standing vision to integrate A.I. into human brain

Elon Musk's long-standing vision to integrate A.I. into human brain

ABRAR FAHIM 2022-07-20 15:42:05

Elon Musk's objectives for enhancing the human brain are beyond ambitious. But how does he plan to achieve this goal? The answer is Neuralink. It was started by Musk for looking into the possibilitie...

Google to allow app developers to use rival payment systems

Google to allow app developers to use rival payment systems

-- 2022-07-19 19:42:32

Alphabet unit Google said it will from Tuesday cut fees to 12 per cent, from 15 per cent, for non-gaming app developers on its Google Play App Store which switch to rival payment systems, as it moves...

Russia says Apple violates antitrust laws

Russia says Apple violates antitrust laws

-- 2022-07-19 16:18:53

Russia's competition authority said on Tuesday that US tech giant Apple is in violation of the country's antitrust laws due to its dominant position in the app store market. In a statement, the feder...

How China became ground zero for the auto chip shortage

How China became ground zero for the auto chip shortage

REUTERS 2022-07-19 09:56:03

From his small office in Singapore, Kelvin Pang is ready to wager a $23 million payday that the worst of the chip shortage is not over for automakers – at least in China. Pang has bought 62,000...

Scientists explore sun-dimming technology as 1.5C warming limit nears

Scientists explore sun-dimming technology as 1.5C warming limit nears

-- 2022-07-18 18:36:04

As fossil fuel use continues apace and a hotter planet edges close to passing safety limits, some scientists are exploring a controversial technological stopgap: spraying chemicals into the atmosphere...