Miscellany

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    Russia wages online battle against TikTok, YouTube

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 03:28pm on January 23, 2021

    ‘I’m an American!’ a young Russian under the username Neurolera exclaims in English on the popular video-sharing app TikTok as she explains how to impersonate...

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    Oracle partners with JAPAC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:20pm on January 23, 2021

    Oracle, the American multinational computer technology corporation, recently partnered with JAPAC to improve and advance its service...

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    Bitcoin unit passes $30,000 price mark

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 09:19pm on January 02, 2021

    Bitcoin, the leading virtual currency, saw its price pass $30,000 on Saturday for the first time in just its latest record high. The first decentralised...

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    Bugs shave off Cyberpunk 2077 company stock

    Agence France-Presse . Warsaw | Updated at 06:52pm on December 14, 2020

    Video game maker CD Projekt RED has lost billions in value since the ill-fated launch of its much-hyped Cyberpunk 2077 title last week, Monday stock...

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    Visa, Mastercard dump Pornhub over abuse video claims

    Agence France-Presse .New York | Updated at 10:55am on December 11, 2020

    Credit card titans Visa and Mastercard on Thursday said that they would no longer process payments to Pornhub after US media reported the site hosts...

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    Huawei to launch four ICT programmes in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:37pm on November 14, 2020

    Chinese technology company Huawei is going to launch four ICT programmes in Bangladesh in partnership with the Bangladesh Computer Council and Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority....

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    Facebook announces to ban advertisements discouraging vaccines

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:52am on October 14, 2020

    Facebook on Tuesday announced a ban on ads that discourage people from getting vaccinated, in light of the coronavirus pandemic which the social media giant...

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    Italy probes Uber’s exploit of drivers, including Bangladeshis

    Agence France-Presse. Milan | Updated at 10:48am on October 13, 2020

    Milan prosecutors have submitted a report into practices at food-delivery service Uber Eats in Italy, where a senior manager is accused of exploiting vulnerable migrant...

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    Microsoft allows employees to work from home if they want

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:12am on October 10, 2020

    Software giant Microsoft will let employees work from home permanently if they choose to, the United States media reported on Friday, becoming the latest employer...

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    Samsung heir charged with fraud

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 07:48pm on September 02, 2020

    South Korean prosecutors indicted the heir to the Samsung empire Tuesday over a controversial merger of two business units seen as a key step towards...

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