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Japan orders Facebook to improve data protection By AFP | Last Updated: 22nd October, 2018, 16:01

Facebook says early this month that hackers accessed the personal data of 29 million users

Japan orders Facebook to improve data protection

Samsung planning to develop AI-powered multi-device system Samsung planning to develop AI-powered multi-device system

The South Korean tech giant presented its future vision for AI while announcing this week a new AI centre in Montreal, Canada


Robi receives maximum, GP loses most after MNP launched Robi receives maximum, GP loses most

Of the successful customers, 16,916 switched to Robi network while 5,526 to Banglalink, 4,041 to Grameenphone and 334 went to state-owned Teletalk


Mercury mission to explore origin of Solar System Mercury mission to explore origin of Solar System

The suite of instruments on board the Ariane 5 rocket will have to travel seven years and nine million kilometres to reach their destination


Europe, Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury
Europe, Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury

The unmanned BepiColombo spacecraft successfully separated and was sent into orbit from French Guiana as planned to begin a seven-year journey


Apple likely to unveil new iPads, Macs this month Apple likely to unveil new iPads, Macs this month

The other, a black and white that appeared to be water droplets, which could mean the new iPads may be water resistant


Tiny Palm smartphone baffles gadget fans Tiny Palm smartphone baffles gadget fans

The compact device, which will be released in Japan next month, is designed to fit inside a card holder


Facebook to launch a camera-equipped set-top box with video calling: Report Facebook to launch a camera-equipped set-top box with video calling

Apart from facilitating video-chat, the device could also help Facebook compete with the likes of Apple and Amazon in the TV-segment


'Vampire burial' of child with malaria discovered 'Vampire burial' of child with malaria discovered

The skeletal remains, uncovered by archaeologists included a skull with a rock intentionally inserted into the mouth


Sundar Pichai: Google 'exploring' censored China search app Google 'still exploring' censored China app

Google's possible return to China - a market it abandoned over censorship concerns - was first leaked in August


New dating app for Trump fans leaks data: Report New dating app for Trump fans leaks data

The app had just over 1,600 users on its first day of operations, technology news site TechCrunch reported


Paul Allen: Microsoft co-founder and billionaire dies aged 65 Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies

The businessman made his fortune alongside school friend Bill Gates, after they co-founded technology giant Microsoft in 1975


China to launch first satellite for space-based gravitational wave detection next year China to launch first satellite for space-based gravitational wave detection next year

The program Tianqin, meaning "harp in sky," was initiated by Sun Yat-sen University in south China's Guangdong Province in 2015


Nepal says it has blocked 25,000 websites in pornography ban Nepal blocked 25,000 websites in pornography ban

The government issues new criminal and civil codes that include regulations against the use, broadcast and publication of pornographic materials


NASA's Chandra telescope in safe mode due to glitch NASA's Chandra telescope in safe mode due to glitch

The Chandra X-Ray Observatory, observing the universe in high-energy light since 1999, has entered a protective "safe mode"


Another NASA space telescope shuts down in orbit Another NASA space telescope shuts down in orbit

Less than a week after the Hubble Space Telescope went offline, the Chandra X-ray Observatory did the same thing


Facebook says hackers accessed 29M people's accounts Facebook says hackers accessed 29M people's accounts

Facebook says hackers accessed data from 29 million accounts as part of the security breach disclosed two weeks ago


Apple hires 300 specialists from UK company Apple hires 300 specialists from UK company

Apple has long used Dialog's products to monitor and control power consumption in its iPhones and iPads


Snapchat unveils new original shows under own brand Snapchat unveils new original shows under own brand

Last year, Snap announced plans to release original scripted shows under a partnership with NBCUniversal


Instagram can now detect bullying in photos, captions Instagram can now detect bullying in photos, captions

The image and video sharing platform, asserted that it is focusing on a new technology to detect bullying in photos and captions


Huawei releases Artificial Intelligence strategy Huawei releases AI strategy

Huawei officially releases two AI chips


SpaceX satellite launch lights up night sky, social media SpaceX satellite launch lights up night sky, social media

This was the first time SpaceX landed the first-stage booster back at its launch site at Vandenberg Air Force Base


Google Plus to close after bug leaks personal information Google Plus to close after bug leaks personal information

The announcement came in a Monday blog post , which marked Google's first public description of the privacy bug


Facebook fake clone account message goes viral Facebook fake clone account message goes viral

In 2016, a similar mass cloning scam occurred on Facebook


Bangladesh 5th in using internet in Asia Bangladesh 5th in using internet in Asia

China has been ranked the first with 772 million internet users while it is followed by India, Indonesia and Japan


Google+ shutting down after users' data is exposed

Google+ shutting down after data exposed

Google says up to 500,000 users had been affected


Weak passwords banned in California from 2020 Weak passwords banned in California from 2020

Before now, easy-to-guess passwords have helped some cyber-attacks spread more quickly and cause more harm


Apple and Amazon deny China hack claims Apple and Amazon deny China hack claims

Apple and Amazon have both responded publicly to claims made by Bloomberg Businessweek which described the cyber-attack


Huawei keen to support Bangladesh’s ICT sector with innovative solutions Huawei keen to support Bangladesh’s ICT sector with innovative solutions

it wants to support Bangladesh to tap huge potentials by providing it with newer innovative solutions


Increasingly human-like robots spark fascination and fear Increasingly human-like robots spark fascination and fear

Sporting a trendy brown bob, a humanoid robot named Erica chats to a man in front of stunned audience members in Madrid


Japanese spacecraft drops observation device onto asteroid Japanese spacecraft drops observation device onto asteroid

The Japan Space Exploration Agency said the MASCOT was released from an unmanned spacecraft and successfully landed on the asteroid Ryugu


Twitter accounts linked to fake news still thriving: Study Twitter accounts linked to fake news still thriving: Study

More than 80 per cent of the Twitter accounts linked to spread of disinformation during the 2016 election are still active, said the study


'China spy attack hits Apple and Amazon' 'China spy attack hits Apple and Amazon'

The data had been siphoned off via tiny chips inserted on server circuit boards made by a company called Super Micro Computer


Hackers didn't access any third-party app: Facebook Hackers didn't access any third-party app: Facebook

Facebook last week admitted that hackers broke into nearly 50 million users’ accounts by stealing their “access tokens” or digital keys


Security failure at Facebook, what we know Security failure at Facebook, what we know

Hackers are able to steal copies of the digital keys, giving them the same access and control of accounts as their legitimate owners


Hayabusa 2: Japan probe to send lander to asteroid Japan to send another lander to asteroid

Mascot will then analyse the asteroid's surface properties, including its mineral composition and magnetic field


Facebook adds new tools to stem online bullying Facebook adds new tools to stem online bullying

The initiative calls for new tools and programs to help users control “unwanted, offensive or hurtful experiences on Facebook”


13% of Bangladeshis use the internet 13% of Bangladeshis use the internet

The Bangladesh-specific results of the AfterAccess surveys were released by a regional ICT-policy think-tank, in Dhaka on October 2nd, 2018


Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen battles cancer anew Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen battles cancer anew

Allen said in a tweet and at his website that non-Hodgkin's lymphoma he fought into remission nine years ago has returned


Facebook names Adam Mosseri new head of Instagram Facebook names Adam Mosseri new head of Instagram

He becomes the head of Instagram following the sudden resignations of co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger last week

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