Florida teenager is charged as ‘mastermind’ of Twitter hack

Graham Ivan Clark, 17, was arrested in his Tampa home early Friday, state officials said. He is believed to be the linchpin of a hack that turned into an embarrassment for Twitter and called into question the security measures of a range of tech companies. Two other people were also charged with taking part in …

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Programme supporting small businesses has grown 4 times: Flipkart

The programme currently supports over six lakh artisans, weavers and craftsmen across India and is working towards bringing more such sellers to the platform, the company said in a statement. Flipkart on Friday said the company’s Samarth programme that aims to support small businesses has seen a nearly four times quarter-on-quarter growth since its launch …

ادامه مطلبProgramme supporting small businesses has grown 4 times: Flipkart

Pandemic job losses and flooding spark fears of hard times in Bangladesh

But severe floods that struck Bangladesh the last week of June, driven by heavy monsoon rains, are now keeping the 22-year-old from that work as well. Instead, he finds himself stuck at home, one of millions of Bangladeshis affected by the flooding, which has hit nearly half of the country’s 64 districts and killed 41 …

ادامه مطلبPandemic job losses and flooding spark fears of hard times in Bangladesh

Indian Oil net profit at Rs 1,911 crore, down 47%

IOCL was more hurt by coronavirus in the preceding quarter, when it recorded a loss of Rs 5,185.3 crore, dragging down the overall FY20 profit by 92% annually to Rs 1,313.2 crore. Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) reported a net profit of Rs 1,910.8 crore on a standalone basis for the quarter ended June 30, recording …

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After days of gloom, Dhaka cattle traders smile big on Eid eve amid pandemic

Sale of sacrificial animals on the internet also appeared to have satisfied the traders as many chose online marketplaces over the traditional ones mostly to reduce the risk of coronavirus infection amid the pandemic. A few cows were left at Kamalapur market on Friday afternoon. Idris Mia, a trader from Barishal, said they were finally …

ادامه مطلبAfter days of gloom, Dhaka cattle traders smile big on Eid eve amid pandemic

Data consumption on OTTs surges 947% in March-July

Ericsson’s mobility report (June 2020) projects average traffic per smartphone to hit 25 GB a month by 2025 with additional 410 million smartphone users expected to be added during the same time. Covid-19 and the ensuing lockdown opened the flood gates in terms of demand for data as work from home (WFH) became a reality. …

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Alan Parker, director of ‘Bugsy Malone’ and ‘Mississippi Burning’, dies at 76

Parker, who also directed “Fame”, “Mississippi Burning”, “Evita”, “The Commitments” and other successful movies, died after a lengthy illness, a spokeswoman said. Known for his eclecticism, Parker was equally at ease in the worlds of musical comedy and of hard-hitting true crime drama. “Bugsy Malone”, Parker’s highly original feature film debut in 1976, was a …

ادامه مطلبAlan Parker, director of ‘Bugsy Malone’ and ‘Mississippi Burning’, dies at 76

Suspected gas leak in northern Japan kills 1, injures 17

Tokyo, July 30 A sudden explosion from a suspected gas leak blew out walls and windows in part of a northern Japanese town Thursday morning, killing one person and injuring 17 others. There was no sign of a fire and investigators suspect that a gas leak may have cause the blast, Koriyama fire department official …

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Markets skid for third straight day, post weekly fall

The Sensex declined 129.18 points, or 0.34%, to close at 37,606.89 while the Nifty was down by 28.7 points, or 0.26%, to close at 11,073.45. Equity markets fell for the third straight day on Friday because of profit booking in heavyweight Reliance Industries (RIL) and weak global cues. The Sensex declined 129.18 points, or 0.34%, to …

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Five Chattogram newspapers pause publication after journalists protest for payment

Bangla newspapers The Daily Azadi, the Daily Purbokone, the Suprobhat Bangladesh, the Dainik Purbodesh, and the Dainik Bir Chattogram did not hit the newsstands on Thursday and Friday. The Chattogram Union of Journalists has expressed concerns over the decisions by the owners and editors to suspend the publication “indefinitely” when the newspaper industry is teetering …

ادامه مطلبFive Chattogram newspapers pause publication after journalists protest for payment