Zarif Faiaz

August 20, 2021
August 20, 2021

Twitter launches new tools to report covid misinformation

Users will be able to report misinformation in the same way that they can report harassment or other harmful content, starting today, via the dropdown menu at the top right of every tweet.

August 13, 2021
August 13, 2021

Gender gap in mobile phone usage remains to be closed, study finds

GSMA, an industry organisation that represents the interests of mobile network operators worldwide has recently published a report on the gender gap in mobile use.

August 6, 2021
August 6, 2021

A very different beginning

As I write this note, I have lost count of how many days it has been since we’ve resorted to home-office. It takes a toll on your mental health, and I can’t begin to imagine what a different world...

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Jamuna’s investment in Evaly: What does it actually mean?

Since yesterday, one of the most talked-about topics in Bangladeshi social media is industrial conglomerate Jamuna Group’s announcement of investing up to Tk 1,000 crore in the e-commerce platform...

July 2, 2021
July 2, 2021

Facebook gets into the newsletter game with ‘Bulletin’

With a new service called Bulletin, Facebook is getting into the subscription newsletter business, allowing writers to create free and paid newsletters that can be shared across

June 25, 2021
June 25, 2021

How a group of rural freelancers made internet available at flat rate across the country

On June 6, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC), fixed the maximum tariff for broadband internet across the country at Tk 500 a month for using a broadband connection with a...

June 11, 2021
June 11, 2021

It’s all about finding your worth

This week, we ask an ages-old question: are unpaid internships worth it? Do you really want to spend your valuable time (and money, in some

May 23, 2021
May 23, 2021

Army of the Dead: Zack Snyder’s new zombie flick is ridiculously fun to watch

It’s 2021, and shooting a zombie in the brain is still fun. Throw in a little Dave Bautista, a dash of mindless action, and a bit of slo-mo, and you have Zack Snyder’s latest Netflix flick, Army of...

May 21, 2021
May 21, 2021

The Palestinian struggle on the tech front: A case for digital apartheid

Since the beginning of the conflict, Palestinians have taken to Instagram and Twitter with the hashtag #SaveSheikhJarrah to protest and highlight the extent of the brutality by Israeli forces in...

May 7, 2021
May 7, 2021

Work, when does it end?

In case you needed a stern reminder, where here to tell you this week that work from home does not mean working 24/7. We get it—there’s