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Hackers gained access to sensitive information, including Social Security numbers, for 134,386 current and former US sailors, the US Navy said on Wednesday. It said a laptop used by a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services employee working on a US Navy contract was hacked. Hewlett Packard informed the Navy of the breach on Oct. 27 and […]

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Skygazers were heading to high-rise buildings, ancient forts and beaches Monday to witness the closest “supermoon” to Earth in almost seven decades, hoping for dramatic photos and spectacular surf. The unusually big and bright Moon will appear at its most impressive just as night falls over Asia, but astronomy enthusiasts will be able to see […]

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The November full moon is going to be the biggest and brightest supermoon in decades to come and will be fully visible in the evening. The moon will appear to have grown to gigantic proportions at 7:52pm on Sunday evening. The moon won’t come this close to Earth again until November 25, 2034. The October […]

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Internet services might face disruptions over the coming week due to maintenance work of the submarine cable in Singapore side, reports UNB. A press release to this effect was sent to media outlets by Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Limited (BTCL) on Thursday. It said that internet services might be disrupted temporarily from 12:00am of 21 October […]

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Tarana Halim has said on Tuesday that the registration of dot bangla(.bangla) internet domain is set to start from this year’s December 16. This will be a user-level registration, the State Minister for Post and Telecommunications of Bangladesh added. Tarana Halim made this announcement while her press briefing on the registration process. She announced that […]

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The ICT Division and the BASIS in association with several IT organisations are organising the digital world with the theme of ‘Non Stop Bangladesh.’ Digital World 2016, a three-day long Mega ICT event of the country, is going to begin on Wednesday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the digital fair at a function […]

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Bangladesh has finally got the right to dot bangla (.bangla) domain to express its identity internationally. “Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today [yesterday] made the announcement of allocating the .bangla domain in favour of Bangladesh,” State Minister for Posts and Telecommunications Tarana Halim told BSS over phone from Turkey. Terming the winning […]

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A BEIJING COMPANY has unveiled spectacularly futuristic designs for a pollution-busting, elevated bus capable of gliding over the nightmarish mega-jams. Plans for the Transit Explore Bus (TEB) were showcased earlier this month at a technology expo in the Chinese capital. The super bus is supported by two legs that run along rails laid along the […]

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HTC has been having quite a rough time the last couple of years with their flagships. All were pretty enough to warrant a space in a gallery, but go past that, and you would feel like you are using dated tech. This year though, HTC hopes to turn all that around with their new flagship; […]

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Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has announced that Dhaka-dwellers may experience more internet blackouts at midnights and holidays they are to conduct more drills. Ahsan Habib Khan, vice-chairman of BTRC, said, “As an ongoing process, drill on shutting down internet may take place at any day considering the sufferings of city’s internet users.” He made […]

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An internet blackout drill is expected to be carried out anytime between 5:30pm Monday and 2:00am Tuesday in any particular area of Dhaka city to see if the authorities could shut down internet operation in case of an emergency. The drill will take place in the wake of the recent terrorist attacks, specially the attack […]

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The government has started the mega project to expand digital connectivity by bringing 2,225 unions across the country under optical fiber link. “The move also aims to expand the nationwide data communication backbone, up to the union level to achieve the goal of ‘Digital Bangladesh’ and also enhance the access to e-services for Bangladesh’s rural […]

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