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  • Pathao Downsizing

    Pathao undergoing massive downsizing

    Local ride-sharing startup Pathao underwent a massive downsizing today. According to several sources currently working in Pathao, nearly three hundred mid to top-level employees including the Head of Pathao Food and Ride Core Service were handed their letters of termination.

  • BIJF seeks transparency in the 2019-2020 budget

    Bangladesh ICT Journalist Forum (BIJF), the largest platform for ICT Media Professionals, finds maintaining transparency as one the biggest challenge for the implementation of the proposed budget. These findings were made public in a 'Post Budget Analysis Session' hosted by BIJF yesterday. The discussion concluded with the remarks that the lack of supervision will definitely impact the ICT industry.

  • Google calendar app down globally

    Alphabet Inc’s Google Calendar app users were unable to access their schedules on Tuesday as the app faced technical issues globally.

  • First ever community meet of AWS developers of Bangladesh

    Two years after its inception, Amazon Web Services (AWS) User Group Bangladesh for the first time arranged “AWS Developers Meetup Dhaka” to strengthen the developers' community in Bangladesh. This community with the help of AWS & Brain Station 23 arranged the meetup on May, 31.

  • Content startup JustStorys begins journey

    A new content startup, Juststorys started its journey to introduce digital contents for brands.

  • Online air ticketing agency '' takes off

    The official online air ticketing agency ‘’ started its journey to provide instant air ticket services. Air Ticket agency or travel agency can buy air tickets for domestic or international routes from here at the highest discounted price.

  • Scopes of empowering businesses with Samsung Knox

    Samsung has been promoting Knox as 'more than a security tool'. If you are a newbie then you might wonder, what is Knox? Simply put, Knox is Samsung's defense-grade mobile security platform.

  • TECNO to launch short film to celebrate the spirit of Ramadan

    Celebrating the spirit of Ramadan, TECNO is launching a short film soon. The film is inspired by a true story and brought to life by Nuhash Humayun, an acclaimed filmmaker.

  • PriyoShop brings with exclusive offers and country-wide free delivery for Eid

    PriyoShop recently launches online eid festival with exclusive offers and country-wide free delivery. The company has introduced a long list of benefits for the customers including discounts, cashback, offers, combos, value packs and much more.

  • Google I/O 2019: Bringing you the future now

    May 7-9, 2019 saw the Shoreline Amphitheatre, in Mountain View, California, host Google’s Keynote. Possibly the company’s largest public event of the year, Google had quite a few cool tricks up their sleeves for those attending. And might I say, a few mind-blowing ones too.

  • ZKTeco launches AL40B water-proof outdoor deadbolt fingerprint lock in Bangladeshi market

    ZKTeco has recently brought the AL40B solution to the local market. It is the latest deadbolt lock model introduced by ZKTeco. With a robust design, the lock is ready for outdoor usage. The semi-conductive fingerprint sensor and the function of fake PIN code have also brought your security to another level.

  • BIFFL organises a symposium on Financial Building Management System and Fire Safety

    Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Fund Limited (BIFFL) organised a day-long symposium on “Financing Building Management System and Fire Safety” at CIRDAP Auditorium in the capital on 18 April 2019. M. Zakir Hossain, CE, YC & Project Administrator, EECPFP made the introductory remarks which was followed by speeches from Mohammad Sagir Hossain Khan,

  • Mustafa Jabbar becomes BIJF's 'Lifetime Honorable Member'

    Minister of Post, Telecommunication and Information Technology Mustafa Jabbar becomes ‘Lifetime honorable member’ of Bangladesh ICT Journalist Forum (BIJF). Members of the executive committee handed over the souvenir to the Minister at a small function at BIJF secretariat at Janata Tower in the capital on Tuesday.

  • bdNOG10 Conference & Workshop Registration is open

    Bangladesh Network Operators group – BDNOG, as a part of its continuous effort, is going to start its 10th Conference from April 26-30 at Hotel Shaikat in Chittagong. Online registration for the event has already been started. There will be one day conference on “Internet Operational Technology” and four days technical workshop on IPv6 Deployment and IP Multicast Technology for the Telecom, ISP, Bank and Enterprise organisations engineers.

  • Uber Eats will be available in Bangladesh from April 2019

    Uber Eats comes to Dhaka in April

    Good news for food lovers! Uber will start its app-based food delivery service in Bangladesh in next month.

  • Bicycle sharing service Jobike teaches girl riding bicycle.

    Hundreds of girls from Jahangirnagar University, Chittagong University and Shahjalal University of Science and Technology took part in this initiative on last Friday by Jobike, the first ever mobile application-based bicycle sharing service in the country.

  • DW-RU bootcamp: 3 projects get booted up

    Three best projects are awarded in the DW-RU Media Tech Challenge Bootcamp 2019 at Rajshahi University (RU).

  • RU bootcamp: 6 teams work on project prototypes on day 2

    Six teams of challengers are finalising separate prototypes of their projects in the second day of the Media Tech Challenge Bootcamp 2019 at Rajshahi University.

  • 3-day media tech bootcamp kicks off at RU

    A three-day Media Tech Bootcamp 2019 kicks off at Rajshahi University, aiming to give the participants a hands-on experience in coming up with innovative solutions to new media challenges.

  • Safia Ghazi Rahman joins online education platform YSI Bangla

    Renowned educationist Safia Ghazi Rahman has recently joined the board of directors of YSI Bangla. Safia is the founder of Sunshine Grammar School & College in 1985, the first English medium educational institution in Chittagong.

  • Fiction on Freelancer available on Prothoma & Rokomari

    Science & Technology author Rahitul Islam’s latest piece – 'Kemon Achhe Nadia' is a success tale focusing on outsourcing job and is available on, and now.

  • Kona Software Lab Ltd provides digital KYC system for Nagad

    Kona Software Lab Ltd has recently provided a digital KYC solution to digital financial service provider Nagad.

  • ERA InfoTech to provide Software Solutions to MIDAS Financing

    ERA InfoTech and MIDAS Financing recently signed an agreement. Mr Shafique-ul-Azam, Managing Director, MIDAS Financing Limited (MFL) and Mr Md. Serajul Islam, CEO, ERA InfoTech Limited, exchanging document after signing an agreement at MIDAS conference room on 18th February 2019.

  • Facebook’s Chaotic Birthday

    Facebook's birthday week was a rather eventful one, to say the least. The social media platform turned 15 years old on February 4, 2019, and there was no shortage of surprises and gifts coming their way, courtesy of Apple and Europe.

  • Crashedeal launches unique e-Commerce platform!

    Crashedeal Limited introduced an innovative e-commerce platform, that encourages online shoppers to save more, during their launch event held at Hotel Grace 21 this week.

  • A new online hotel booking site, is here, an online hotel booking portal exclusively for Bangladesh, is now available tourist to book their rooms.

  • Sophos hosts seminar on IT security

    Malware protection will become more challenging in Bangladesh along with South Asian countries in the upcoming year as most of the organisations have weak network firewall, Sophos, a UK-based security firm projected in a seminar in Dhaka.

  • Adoole started the video outstream network in Bangladesh

    Artificial intelligence or AI based video outstream network Adoole Communication is launching for the first time in Bangladesh. The US-based company launched a new service in Bangladesh on December 31. Adoole Communication's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Pradyut Baron Chowdhury said in a press release issued earlier that this will open a new door for online publishers of Bangladesh.

  • Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp brings youths from 40 different countries together to learn and innovate

    The fourth edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, which was held from 17 to 20 December, brought together 150 youngsters from 40 different countries along with a dozen entrepreneurs and experts as mentors to create an environment for innovation.

  • Samsung to introduce night mode for smartphone camera

    Samsung is working on a new low-light camera mode called Bright Night that may make an appearance in the upcoming S10 lineup.