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What’s up with GDPR-EU (General Data Protection Right)?

 What is GDPR? Why is it relevant? If you’re using any online services at all, your mailbox should be flooded with emails related to GDPR like mine. The funny thing is it might be annoying and all, but it’s really shifts the major control over our data from the service provider to us. Interestingly…
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Xiaomi A1 gets Android Oreo (8.0) OTA updates

Xiaomi A1 is the new addition to the Android One project of Google. The device was designed by the Chinese phone manufacturing giant, Xiaomi partnered with Google. As Google is a part of the project, the phone gets stock Android AOSP with no custom skins or UI, unlike most Mi phones. It’s a relatively cheap…
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How does Google collect live traffic data?

Recently Google has started sharing live traffic data in Dhaka. In a country like Bangladesh, believe it or not, it’s not an easy job. Bangladesh doesn’t have a traffic infrastructure which can collect traffic data, let alone process it to predict traffic patterns. But Google takes a whole new approach to solve this problem. They…
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How to start mining for Crypto-currency?

If you’re shopping for a new GPU, you might have noticed that the prices of most cards are rapidly increasing day by day. If you’re reading this, there is a very good chance you might already know about that. The reason behind this is the sudden increase of price in crypto-currency mining. If you’re shopping…
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Facebook copied Snapchat? But this isn’t the first time.

Recently for some reasons, people seems to be really hyped about Facebook copying Snapchat. But this is clearly not the first time. Let me give you some examples. The Poke app: In December 2012, Facebook tried to make a Snapchat rip-off by launching the app “Poke”. Users of the Poke app could poke each other…
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1 Gigabit Internet in Bangladesh: Will it ever be available to normal consumers?

Ranks Telecom Limited is launching 1 Gbps internet in Bangladesh. My question, will it be available for normal consumers? And what will be the cost per bandwidth? The lowest priced Gigabit internet in US is provided by a company named US Internet, and it is worth whooping 65 USD (5117.12 BDT) per month. I bet…
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