Wednesday, April 08, 2020, 06:17:32 AM
No, 5G does not spread coronavirus

No, 5G does not spread coronavirus

Conspiracy theories claiming 5G technology helps transmit coronavirus have been condemned by the scientific community. Videos have been shared on social media showing mobile phone masts on fire in Birmingham and Merseyside - along with the claims.

2020-04-05 14:07:02
Facebook announces $100m for coronavirus-hit small businesses 

Facebook announces $100m for coronavirus-hit small businesses 

Facebook on Tuesday announced a $100 million program to help small businesses as governments throughout the country urge gyms and restaurants to close their doors to slow the coronavirus pandemic.

2020-03-18 13:09:02
Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board

Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is stepping down from the company's board to spend more time on philanthropic activities.

2020-03-14 12:22:27
Chinese app censored virus content since 1 Jan

Chinese app censored virus content since 1 Jan

China's most popular messaging app has been censoring key words about the coronavirus outbreak from as early as 1 January, a report has found.

2020-03-04 18:02:35
Coronavirus: Twitter tells staff to work from home

Coronavirus: Twitter tells staff to work from home

Twitter has told its employees to work from home to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. In a blog post, the social media giant said it was mandatory for staff in Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea to work remotely.

2020-03-03 12:51:31
Google celebrates leap day with doodle

Google celebrates leap day with doodle

Search engine giant Google is celebrating the leap year date with an animated doodle.

2020-02-29 14:00:11
Samsung explains mystery alert sent overnight

Samsung explains mystery alert sent overnight

Samsung has apologised after it accidentally sent an alert to thousands of devices overnight.

2020-02-20 19:19:29
Coronavirus to hurt iPhone supplies: Apple

Coronavirus to hurt iPhone supplies: Apple

Apple has warned that disruption in China from the coronavirus will mean revenues falling short of forecasts.

2020-02-18 13:04:30
Radiations of mobile phone towers not harmful: BTRC

Radiations of mobile phone towers not harmful: BTRC

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) dispelled fears of harmful radiations of mobile phone towers of the country on public health and environment.

2020-02-17 21:20:31
Mark Zuckerberg urges tighter regulation

Mark Zuckerberg urges tighter regulation

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has called for more regulation of harmful online content, saying it was not for companies like his to decide what counts as legitimate free speech.

2020-02-16 12:28:39
Apple Fined $27m in France over slowed iPhones

Apple Fined $27m in France over slowed iPhones

France just fined Apple $27 million for intentionally slowing down iPhones — the amount of profit the company makes in under 3 hours.

2020-02-08 11:42:33
Bangabandhu Satellite-2 to be launched by 2023

Bangabandhu Satellite-2 to be launched by 2023

Post, Telecommunication and Information Technology Minister Mostafa Jabbar said the government planned to set a target for launching a second satellite, known as Bangabandhu Satellite-2, to the orbit by 2023.

2020-02-06 19:40:43
Blasphemy in France over teen’s post on Islam

Blasphemy in France over teen’s post on Islam

A teenager has sparked a national debate about blasphemy in France after an Instagram post calling Islam a "religion of hate".

2020-02-04 21:36:25
Half of UK 10-year-olds own a smartphone

Half of UK 10-year-olds own a smartphone

Fifty per cent of the UK's 10-year-olds owned a smartphone in 2019, according to a report by media regulator Ofcom.

2020-02-04 17:03:22
'Space Brick' for future Moon habitats developed

'Space Brick' for future Moon habitats developed

This won’t be just another brick in the wall. In what holds potential of aiding construction of future settlements on Moon, a team of Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and Isro researchers has developed “space bricks” using Lunar Soil Simulant (LSS).

2020-01-30 15:41:41