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  • 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 Prothoma.com, Rokomari.com and Boibazar.com 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, Amarroom.com is here

    Amarroom.com, 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.

  • Scholarship on ‘software testing’ announced

    US-based Bangladeshi tech firm People N Tech has announced a scholarship for developing professionals in software testing sector.

  • aamra-Polycom showcases video conference solutions for the future

    aamra networks limited and Polycom Inc. jointly concerted an event to commemorate the possibilities of human collaboration through video conferencing solutions. The event was primarily aimed as a demonstration of Polycom’s latest breakthroughs in the field of video conferencing for businesses and corporate clients.

  • Jobike launches operation in Chittagong University

    Jobike, country’s first application-based bicycle service, started operations at Chittagong University (CU) with vows to reduce inter-campus transport problems.

  • ARTICLE 19 hosts workshop on 'Digital Security, Media Ethics and Media Laws in Bangladesh'

    There is no alternative except the enhancement of the media literacy of the common readers to combat fake news, said by Faruq Faisel, Regional Director, ARTICLE 19, Bangladesh and South Asia in a scoping workshop on 'Digital Security, Media Ethics and Media Laws in Bangladesh' Initiative held in Dhaka today.

  • Kaspersky Lab to expand its business in Bangladesh with STBL as their distribution partner

    Kaspersky Lab to expand its business in Bangladesh with Smart Technologies (BD) Ltd. (STBL) as their distribution partner. This was announced at a press meet on November 18, 2018, at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre, Bangladesh. The conference saw Kaspersky Lab along with their newest distribution partner together discussing how bullish the Bangladesh market looks for them and that they are looking forward to expansion in the region. Kaspersky Lab, the global giant in cybersecurity, has been spreading its wings deeper globally over the past few years.

  • Symphony announces Mega Dhamaka offer's Motorbike winner

    Symphony launched their “Mega Dhamaka offer” promotional offer on October 16, where smartphone customers can win return air ticket to six foreign destinations, motorbike and up to Tk.5000 cashback on buying selected models. In the first week, 30 lucky customers won these tickets and motorbike from all over the country. Ms. Faridul Islam won the first prize, the motorbike, by purchasing Symphony i75 handset. The winners were handed over their prizes by Head of HR of Symphony, Mr. Ahmed Pasha. Other senior officials were also present during the handover ceremony.

  • TECNO unveils a new range of AI camera-centric smartphones with notch display

    TRANSSION Bangladesh recently announced the new range of smartphones under its popular CAMON portfolio:

  • MyOrganicbd got listed in top 100 startups by Startup Istanbul

    Myorganicbd.com was listed amongst the best 100 startups in Startup Istanbul, a global startup competition. Out of 94,000 entries from 140 countries all around the world, Myorganicbd.com was able to make its way in the top 100 for its contribution and effort in delivering safe, organic food and products at peoples doorstep at a reasonable price.

  • The first bezel-less smartphone that most of us didn't know about

    It was a simpler time in 2014- Apple hadn't 'reinvented' the phone yet, Facebook wasn't a full-blown monster selling our data to everyone (technically they were, but we didn't know about it), selfies were the rage and we were going nuts about flappy birds. While all this was happening, most of us missed out on Sharp, a relatively lesser-known name in the mobile arena, which launched what was probably the first all screen (almost!) no bezel smartphone, the Sharp Aquos Crystal.

  • A bombardment of innovations at Google's Pixel Launch 2018

    So Google has revealed the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL at their latest event and it is exactly as the internet had predicted. The Pixel 3 is a

  • Youth Opportunities launches iOS mobile app

    ​Youth Opportunities, the largest global opportunity discovery platform for young people across the world, launches its iOS Mobile Application to provide users equal and easy access to different opportunities to the global youth for free.

  • Officextracts discontinued Kaspersky’s distribution

    Officextracts, distributor of Kaspersky Lab in Bangladesh and Bhutan has decided to stop the distribution operation on issues of disagreement in business policies following notification as on September 20, 2018. The announcement was made in a press release sent out by Officextracts recently. According to the press release, Officextracts requested to direct all the queries related to business and tech-support of the customers to Kaspersky Lab.

  • BRAC Saajan customers to get Push SMS notification upon receiving remittance

    SSL Wireless has signed a Push SMS Service agreement with BRAC Saajan Exchange Ltd at BRAC Saajan’s Dhaka Office. With this agreement, the receivers in Bangladesh will get Push SMS notification while receiving remittance via BRAC Saajan.

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