Revived by rally, Trump turns back to governing

One day after delighting in a massive campaign-style rally, President Donald Trump is turning back to the business of governing. Trump, who is spending the weekend at his private club in Florida, plans to spend Sunday interviewing at least four candidates to be his new national security adviser. The meetings come as he seeks to… Read More »

Young Bangla taking technologies to grassroots with Microsoft labs

But things started to change in his village Koimari in northern Nilphamari district when Young Bangla, a platform of the non-profit-group Center for Research and Information (CRI), and software giant Microsoft Inc’s Bangladesh chapter joined hands and installed a computer lab at the Upazila where the village is situated. The tie-up has opened a new… Read More »

Apple defies Wall Street with strong revival in iPhone sales

The iPhone sales numbers, and a profit of almost $18 billion, both handily beat Wall Street expectations, sending its shares up 3 percent in after-hours trading. But the gains were tempered by Apple’s cautious outlook for the current quarter, which it mainly attributed to the strong US dollar, which hurts companies like Apple that sell… Read More »

Young Bangla taking technologies to grassroots with Microsoft labs

But things started to change in his village Koimari in northern Nilphamari district when Young Bangla, a platform of the non-profit-group Center for Research and Information (CRI), and software giant Microsoft Inc’s Bangladesh chapter joined hands and installed a computer lab at the Upazila where the village is situated. The tie-up has opened a new… Read More »

At Snap, cost of hosting sets high bar for revenue growth

The high cost of revenue, which in Snap’s case consists mainly of payments to Alphabet Inc’s Google for hosting the service, means that, on an annual basis, Snap lost money on every one of its 158 million users in 2016, even before accounting for salaries, office rents or anything else. Snap revealed in its IPO… Read More »

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg warns against reversal of global thinking

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has laid out a vision of his company serving as a bulwark against rising isolationism, writing in a letter to users that the company’s platform could be the “social infrastructure” for the globe. In a 5,700-word manifesto on Thursday, Zuckerberg, founder of the world’s largest social network, quoted Abraham… Read More »

Australian Newspapers Online

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Miss Universe beauty pageant kicks off in Manila

More than 86 women from all over the world gathered in Manila on Thursday to compete in the Miss Universe beauty contest that will culminate in a coronation in the Philippines capital on Monday. Crowds packed the Mall of Asia Arena as each candidate showcased her swimsuits, evening gowns and national costumes in front of… Read More »

Training to digital lab volunteers begins on Thursday in Dhaka

Training to volunteers of the government’s digital labs, set up in different schools and colleges across Bangladesh, will begin on Thursday in Dhaka. A non-profit group, the Centre for Research and Information (CRI), tied up with the government’s ICT Division last year in October to support such 2001 labs under the Sheikh Russel Computer and… Read More »