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    Internet likely to be cheaper from Dec: Minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 08:14pm on November 29, 2018

    The government is likely to reduce the value-added tax for the backward linkage of internet service providers to 5 percent with a view to lowering...

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    Facebook mulled charging for access to user data

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 02:10pm on November 29, 2018

    Facebook on Wednesday said it considered charging application makers to access data at the social network. Such a move would have been a major shift...

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    Google Doodle celebrates poet Shamsur Rahman’s birthday

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:37am on October 23, 2018

    Search engine giant Google has created a new Doodle on its homepage celebrating the life of Bangladeshi poet, columnist and journalist Shamsur Rahman on the...

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    Google says social network bug exposed private data

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 12:37pm on October 09, 2018

    Google announced Monday it is shutting down the consumer version of its online social network after fixing a bug exposing private data in as many...

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    Only 13pc Bangladeshis use Internet, finds survey

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:16pm on October 02, 2018

    A recently released research report shows that by late 2017 only 13 per cent of Bangladeshis aged 15-65 used the Internet and social media. This...

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    Google Doodle celebrates search giant's 20th birthday

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:07pm on September 27, 2018

    The tech giant is celebrating its 20th birthday with a new Google Doodle marking the special occasion on Thursday. Founded 20 years ago, the company...

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    Internet users in Bangladesh hit 9.05 crore

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:59pm on September 20, 2018

    The number of the country's total internet users is now 9.05 crore, according to statistics published on Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission's website...

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    Facebook building a 'war room' to battle election meddling

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:17am on September 20, 2018

    Facebook on Wednesday said it will have a ‘war room’ up and running on its Silicon Valley campus to quickly repel efforts to use the...

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    Bangladesh’s ME SOLshare to get Microsoft’s Airband Grant fund

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:59pm on September 03, 2018

    Microsoft recently announced the eight early-stage companies it selected for third annual Airband Grant fund to provide internet access and cloud-enabled solutions to underserved communities...

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    Facebook bans Myanmar generals, orgs for spreading hate

    Reuters | Updated at 12:05am on August 28, 2018

    Facebook said on Monday it was removing certain Myanmar military officials from the social media website and an instagram account to prevent the spread of...

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