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.

5G for Bangladesh: Navigating between high hopes and hard realities

As Bangladesh enthusiastically gears up for the advent of 5G technology, a centrepiece of its Vision Smart Bangladesh 2041, the mood is a mix of optimism and caution. The transition to 5G is not just an upgrade in telecommunications; it represents a significant technological leap. This leap, however, is fraught with complexities that demand a thorough, objective examination.

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Women's empowerment and equality in the digital space

The Daily Star recently had a conversation with Sajjab Hasib, Chief Marketing Officer at Grameenphone on gender equality, the empowerment of women, and how these factors influence the telecom industry.

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Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra: The ultimate ultra

Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy S23 Ultra, takes centre stage as a powerful contender in the smartphone market. While some might argue that the design changes are subtle and the price tag is on the higher side, there's no denying that this device excels in certain key areas, especially when it comes to photography.

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Embracing the inevitable

And thus, we invite our readers to embark on the next exhilarating journey with Tech & Startup!

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Hackers feast on government sites

With the general election around the corner, data leaks and cyberattacks have intensified alarmingly, with the latest being a suspected leak of five crore citizens’ data from the Office of the Registrar General, Birth & Death Registration (BDRIS).

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Over 5 crore Bangladeshi citizens' data 'remains exposed' online

The leaked data includes names, birth dates, and National Identification (NID) numbers of over 50 million users which is alledgedly easily accessible through a simple Google search

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Samsung Galaxy A54: The newest A Game in town

The Samsung Galaxy A54 stands tall as a formidable mid-range smartphone that strikes a balance between elegant design, reliable performance, and exceptional camera capabilities.

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Finova Group keen to invest in Bangladesh

Ricardo Jr Portabella, executive director and chairman of Finova Group, talked about his visit to Bangladesh and its investment plans in the country during an exclusive interview with The Daily Star. He also shed light on Finova’s background, services, and unique investment approach.

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February 18, 2024
February 18, 2024

5G for Bangladesh: Navigating between high hopes and hard realities

As Bangladesh enthusiastically gears up for the advent of 5G technology, a centrepiece of its Vision Smart Bangladesh 2041, the mood is a mix of optimism and caution. The transition to 5G is not just an upgrade in telecommunications; it represents a significant technological leap. This leap, however, is fraught with complexities that demand a thorough, objective examination.

August 24, 2023
August 24, 2023

Women's empowerment and equality in the digital space

The Daily Star recently had a conversation with Sajjab Hasib, Chief Marketing Officer at Grameenphone on gender equality, the empowerment of women, and how these factors influence the telecom industry.

July 28, 2023
July 28, 2023

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra: The ultimate ultra

Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy S23 Ultra, takes centre stage as a powerful contender in the smartphone market. While some might argue that the design changes are subtle and the price tag is on the higher side, there's no denying that this device excels in certain key areas, especially when it comes to photography.

July 28, 2023
July 28, 2023

Embracing the inevitable

And thus, we invite our readers to embark on the next exhilarating journey with Tech & Startup!

July 9, 2023
July 9, 2023

Hackers feast on government sites

With the general election around the corner, data leaks and cyberattacks have intensified alarmingly, with the latest being a suspected leak of five crore citizens’ data from the Office of the Registrar General, Birth & Death Registration (BDRIS).

July 8, 2023
July 8, 2023

Over 5 crore Bangladeshi citizens' data 'remains exposed' online

The leaked data includes names, birth dates, and National Identification (NID) numbers of over 50 million users which is alledgedly easily accessible through a simple Google search

June 23, 2023
June 23, 2023

Samsung Galaxy A54: The newest A Game in town

The Samsung Galaxy A54 stands tall as a formidable mid-range smartphone that strikes a balance between elegant design, reliable performance, and exceptional camera capabilities.

June 22, 2023
June 22, 2023

Finova Group keen to invest in Bangladesh

Ricardo Jr Portabella, executive director and chairman of Finova Group, talked about his visit to Bangladesh and its investment plans in the country during an exclusive interview with The Daily Star. He also shed light on Finova’s background, services, and unique investment approach.

June 14, 2023
June 14, 2023

Bangladesh's bumpy digital finance voyage

In the ever-evolving realm of global finance, the transition towards cashless societies has emerged as a transformative force, unlocking a myriad of benefits for nations embracing digital currencies.

April 21, 2023
April 21, 2023

A startup that’s made cooking a revenue-generating affair

Social entrepreneur Ben Jeffrey is leading the operation of ATEC, a green-tech startup working to solve clean cooking and climate change.

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