Shahriar Rahman

Engineer-turned-Journalist, Shahriar Rahman has a strong knowledge of all things digital. He started his career working in the telecom industry but later switched to media and journalism to follow his passion of 'playing with gadgets' for a living. Shahriar did his Master's in Global Media & Communication from the University of Warwick as a Chevening Scholar. He also holds an MBA from IBA, University of Dhaka, and a Masters in Engineering from AIUB. Shahriar is a State Department Fellow with the University of Oklahoma. He is currently the Editor of Toggle- the tech, career, automobile publication of The Daily Star.

February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021

Hackers launch malware posing as Bangladeshi critical service websites

A malware campaign targeting Bangladeshi critical service websites has been uncovered recently. Cyber Threat Research team of Bangladesh Government's e-Government Computer Incident Response...

February 12, 2021
February 12, 2021

Five places to AVOID during Pahela Falgun

With pandemic still affecting many of our near and dear ones, we encourage everyone to stay indoors. If you really want to visit, then chose places that are semi-secluded or not packed with people....

February 12, 2021
February 12, 2021

Virtual Book Fairs elate booklovers in the month of February

Due to the pandemic, Amar Ekushey Book Fair, one of the most sought-after events got halt this year. This book fair, which is largest of its kind in this region, was paused after much deliberation...

January 29, 2021
January 29, 2021

Haylou Solar LS05: The real deal

Today we bring you an interesting wearable: fitness band or smartwatch- however you term it, this gadget is being sold like hot cake.

January 22, 2021
January 22, 2021

Why the overnight popularity of BiP in Bangladesh?

WhatsApp is being criticised globally for its security issues and forced to delay the enforcement of its newest privacy policy. This resulted in a rise of non-mainstream apps like Signal, Telegram...

January 10, 2021
January 10, 2021

Gojek writes off Pathao investment

Gojek Singapore, the main investor of Pathao, had a tenfold increase in year-on-year loss in 2019, largely stemming from its investment in Bangladesh’s ride-hailing service as it moved to clean up...

January 9, 2021
January 9, 2021

Gojek tidies up ledger by writing off Pathao investment as 'cosmetic loss'

Gojek Singapore, the main investor of Pathao, has reported a tenfold increase in Y-o-Y loss, of which most was attributed from investment in Pathao, in a move to clean up its ledger books.

January 8, 2021
January 8, 2021

Edtior's Note

2020- A year that humanity is going to recall for a long time, a year we lost so many that we became oblivious about our achievements.

January 8, 2021
January 8, 2021

Apple iPad 10.2 (7th Gen): The perfect study buddy

The form factor: The dimensions of the tab is perfect. You can use it in one hand as it doesn’t weigh much. It’s also easy to carry on your bag.

January 8, 2021
January 8, 2021

The year of Zoom calls and Google meets

Zoom- probably this word this year is equivalent to what Facebook was back in 2012. Thanks to the pandemic, zoom call has become a household staple.