Apple has officially announced its annual event, scheduled for 12 September at Apple Park. The invitation, titled "Wonderlust," indicates that the company plans to unveil its iPhone 15 series, among other products.
India has recently unveiled a prototype of the BS-6 (Stage-II) electrified flex-fuel vehicle, which is said to run on 100% ethanol. The vehicle, a made-in-India Toyota Innova Hycross, is developed by Toyota Kirloskar Motor, and contains both a fuel flexible engine and an electric powertrain.
Green Delta Capital Limited (GDCL) has successfully closed the subscription of a sustainability bond for Runner Automobiles PLC. According to a press release, this is the first-ever sustainability bond in Bangladesh certified by Moody’s Investors Service Singapore Pte.
TECNO has recently inaugurated its flagship outlet at Jamuna Future Park, Dhaka.
YouTube is experimenting with a new feature that allows a subset of Android users to identify songs by humming, singing, or recording snippets of music. The feature, currently in its testing phase, aims to make the video-sharing platform an even more popular destination for music enthusiasts.
Streams Tech Ltd., a local software development and IT company, has recently received the ISO 27001:2013 certification. ISO 27001:2013 is an internationally recognised standard for Information Security Management Systems (ISMS).
Google is rolling out its Dark Web Report feature to a select group of users in India, marking an expansion beyond its initial availability only to users in the United States.
Elon Musk, the owner of the social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, is testing the removal of headlines from articles shared on the site. The change was first reported by Fortune and later confirmed by Musk.
The Bangladesh Women Investors Network (BWIN) is launching an initiative called Bloom Fellowship that aims to equip young women with skills and knowledge required to perform in startup environments. It is a semester-long talent accelerator program with curated mentorship, training, and internships designed towards Bangladeshi women between the ages of 20 and 24.
Nabanita Nawar, a Bangladeshi researcher and entrepreneur residing in Canada, has been featured in the Forbes’ ‘30 Under 30 Local: Toronto’ list. This is the popular business magazine’s first-ever list of this kind, and she is the only Bangladeshi to be featured.
Zatiq, a local startup, has recently raised $1.6 mil in a pre-seed funding round led by Dekko ISHO Venture Capital (DIVC), as per a press release. The round was also participated by local and foreign angel investors.
India is planning to launch 'Bhashini', an AI-based multi-language translation platform similar to Google Translate. According to the Indian news platform News18, Bhashini will support 10 major Indian languages, with plans to add all 22 official Indian languages.
Meta Platforms, the parent company of Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram, have globally released the official desktop version of their text-based social media platform, Threads. The announcement was confirmed by Adam Mosseri, Head of Instagram, in a Threads post.
Meta Platforms, the company behind Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, and Threads, has recently released Code Llama, an AI model that can write and generate computer codes.
Sony Interactive Entertainment has officially unveiled its much-anticipated handheld gaming device, the PlayStation Portal, set to launch later this year. The device aims to extend the PlayStation 5 (PS5) gaming experience by allowing users to stream PS5 games over Wi-Fi to an eight-inch LCD screen with 1080p resolution at 60 frames per second.
Gillette and Razer have announced that their April Fools' joke is becoming a tangible product, set to be released by the end of August. The collaboration, officially named the GilletteLabs Razor Limited Edition, is essentially a rebranded version of Gillette's flagship disposable-blade razor, the Exfoliating Bar razor. The new edition will feature Razer's signature acid green colour, replacing many of the chrome elements found on the standard GilletteLabs unit, which retails for $24.99.
Xiaomi has announced the release of the Redmi 12 in Bangladesh today. The smartphone is the latest addition to the Redmi Number Series and is part of the locally assembled smartphones from the #MakeInBangladesh project.
A press meeting was recently held where Sanjeev Mehtani, Chief Sales Officer (CSO) of Acer for India, Bangladesh, and Bhutan, answered questions from journalists and reaffirmed the brand's commitment towards innovative technology and sustainable services.
Apple's upcoming iPhone series, the iPhone 15, has begun production in Tamil Nadu, India, as per a recent report by Bloomberg News. According to the report, a plant in Tamil Nadu's Sriperumbudur, owned by Foxconn - a key supplier of Apple - is already preparing to deliver the brand-new iPhones.
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