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Cabinet returns draft income tax law for revision

Live Correspondent: The Cabinet today sent back the draft of "The Income-tax Act, 2017 asking the Internal Resources Division (IRD) to place it again in any next meeting after necessary scrutiny and revision. "The cabinet with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair has discussed the draft in details but sent it back asking IRD to bring changes in some places," cabinet division's secretary... details

Apple under pressure to dazzle as market slows

IT Live:  As Apple and Samsung gear up to launch new flagship smartphones, the market leaders are seeking a wow factor that can help them fend off challenges from rising Chinese-based manufacturers. Apple is under particular pressure to dazzle as the culture-changing California iPhone maker looks for a way to maintain its image as an innovation leader in a global market showing signs of... details

Telecoms & ICT ministers ‘in dispute’ over $360m rival fibre networks

      Live Correspondent: Bangladesh’s telecoms and information communications ministry is fighting an internal war over which division is responsible for building and maintaining a $360 million national fibre network. One division is building networks without authority, according to reports, and another – which has authority – is building networks that in some... details

Facebook shuts down anonymous in-house forum over harassment

    IT Live: An anonymous in-house chatroom at Facebook that had become a “hub” for Donald Trump supporters was closed last year by the company after comments made on the forum disturbed management, according to several reports. The forum, called FB Anon, was shut down last December. Debate usually centered around conservative issues, but sometimes deteriorated into... details

Teen’s death at Chinese internet addiction camp sparks anger

    IT Live: The 18-year-old had allegedly sustained multiple injuries, and the centre’s director and staff members have been held by police, according to reports. The incident took place earlier this month in eastern Anhui province. China has seen a proliferation in so-called “boot camps” aimed at treating internet and gaming addictions. Some are known for... details

Over 73 million internet users in Bangladesh

    IT Live: According the statistics by Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission, currently, there are around 135.982 million mobile subscribers and around 73.4 million internet users in Bangladesh. Mobile subscriptions have increased by around 7% and internet users have increased by around 9% compared to last year. Mobile phone operator Robi has now... details

More than 60 women consider suing Google, claiming sexism and a pay gap

  IT Live: More than 60 current and former Google employees are considering bringing a class-action lawsuit alleging sexism and pay disparities against women, as the technology giant wrestles with a deepening crisis over alleged discrimination. James Finberg, the civil rights attorney working on the possible legal action on behalf of the female employees, said they contend they... details

Mithila concentrates on her child and work

        Entertainment Live:  After getting divorced recently, popular actress Mithila is trying to return to her normal life. Concentrating on her job as well as acting, Mithila is keeping her little girl Ayra in close proximity. Mithila went to Barisal recently on behalf of BRAC, participating in a campaign against child marriage. Barisal-5 member of the... details

Facebook fight fake news with links to other angles

  IT Live: Facebook will become the suggester of perspective to avoid being the “arbiter of truth”. It’s rolling out “Related Articles” that appear below news links to stories lots of people are posting about on Facebook, or that are suspected to be false news and have been externally fact checked by Facebook’s partners. Appearing before someone reads, Related... details

Facebook shuts AI after it created its own language

  IT Live: Researches at Facebook shut down an artificial intelligence (AI) program after it created its own language, Digital Journal reports. The system developed code words to make communication more efficient and researchers took it offline when they realized it was no longer using English. The incident, after it was revealed in early July, puts in perspective Elon... details

Ransomware ‘here to stay’, warns Google

  IT Live: Cyber-thieves have made at least $25m (£19m) from ransomware in the last two years, suggests research by Google. The search giant created thousands of virtual victims of ransomware to expose the payment ecosystem surrounding the malware type. Most of the money was made in 2016 as gangs realised how lucrative it was, revealed a talk at Black Hat. Two types of... details

US Uber will charge for lost item return

IT Live: US passengers who leave items behind in their Uber car will be charged $15 (£11.50) to have them returned, under new rules from the ride-sharing firm. The fee is already in place in some US cities, but will be rolled out across the country from August. In other countries, including the UK, items found by Uber drivers are returned without charge. Uber said it had acted... details

‘Bangladesh better prepared than neighbours to combat disasters’

Live Correspondent:  - Prime Minister's ICT Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy has said Bangladesh is better prepared than its 'far wealthier' neighbors to withstand the ravages of man and nature as it has one of the world's most comprehensive programmes to deal with climate change and natural disasters. "Indeed, Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable nations in the world to the combined effects... details