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  • Space travel

    Jeff Bezos plans to charge at least $200,000 for space rides

    Jeff Bezos' rocket company plans to charge passengers about $200,000 to $300,000 for its first trips into space, two people familiar with its plans told Reuters.

  • The future of smartphone tech

    The biggest smartphone trends heading your way

  • Jobike to serves in Rohiyanga Camps

    For development activists to better server the Rohingya population of Cox's Bazar, JoBike, country’s first bicycle sharing app, has taken steps to assist them. To ensure easy access to transport, JoBike Founder Mehedi Reza handed over ten bicycles to Senior Assistant Secretary Muhammad Saiful Islam at Nayapara Rohiyanga Refugee Camp on Saturday.

  • TECNO unveils flagship smartphone duo Camon X, Camon X pro

    TECNO Mobile has announced the release of its latest flagship smartphone duo – the CAMON X and CAMON X Pro. The CAMON X Pro debuts 24MP + 16MP selfie and rear cameras. Also, it dons a 6-inch FHD screen with 2.5D

  • Hardware industry should implement MRP policy soon

    In a seminar titled 'Challenge of the computer hardware industry of Bangladesh: Recommendation for Improvement' hosted by Bangladesh Computer Council, C News and IT Business Promotion Council, the speakers spoke about the how hardware industry is booming in Bangladesh and how this is the right time to think of a MRP policy. It was attended by relevant top brasses from all the stakeholders including public private and government.

  • Samsung Galaxy s9+

    Samsung Galaxy S9+ offer sure cashback

    Samsung is now offering cashback offer on Galaxy S9+ smartphones. Customers can now get cashback of BDT 15,000 with a chance to win up to BDT 30,000. Along with the cash back offer, by purchasing the Galaxy S9+,

  • Grameenphone works to shape future of Bangladesh mobile games

    Grameenphone announced recently its intent to consolidate the digital ecosystem further by introducing two exciting new mobile games – 'Battle Rage' and 'Sketch Journey' – for customers.

  • Over 1 lac people served by Doctorola, a doctor appointment service, has already served more than 1 lac 20 thousand people. According to a press release issued recently, Doctorola added more than 8 thousand registered doctors in its account. Anyone who wants to take appointment from any of the doctors can easily now make an appointment using any of the following three systems: Mobile App, Website ( or their hotline 16484.

  • ACM ICPC Kolkata-Kanpur regional site judge from Bangladesh

    Kazi Hasan Zubaer, BUET CSE Graduate and currently working in Kona Software Lab as R&D Engineer joined as a judge in ACM ICPC regional contest of Kolkata-Kanpur site recently. He participated in different national level programming contents and is passionate in solving problems. He represented Bangladesh in the prestigious event of ACM ICPC regional contest.

  • Facebook Data Leak Fiasco

    One of the hottest news in the tech-arena is how Facebook, world’s largest social media, has divulged piles of confidential psychographic data to the political consultancy group 'Cambridge Analytica'. The data was used to influence voter opinion on behalf of politicians who hire them. Following the breach, Facebook apologised and experienced public outcry and lowered stock prices, calling the way that Cambridge Analytica collected the data "inappropriate." The breach was significant for inciting public discussion on ethical standards for social media companies, political consulting organisations, and politicians. Consumer advocates called for greater consumer protection in online media and right to privacy as well as curbs on misinformation and propaganda.