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  • Apple apologises after outcry over slowed iPhones

    Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is to slash prices for battery replacements and change its software to show users whether their phone battery is good, following lawsuit and consumer outrage after it said it slowed older iPhones with flagging batteries.

  • Grameenphone launches M2M Service

    Grameenphone has launched a new package for its corporate clients known as M2M Plan to manage their M2M solutions more efficiently. This is first of such offerings in Bangladesh. The operator’s new M2M Plan includes various Data Packs, M2M self-service portal, Industrial SIM cards, and Telco-grade Security Features to empower the customers with more choices, control and visibility.

  • ServicEngine Ltd wins ICT Day Award for recognition in ICT sector

    ServicEngine Ltd has been awarded for its contribution in the ICT sector by the ICT ministry for being the highest

  • Security robot fired for ‘harassing homeless people’

    Authorities terminate the operation of a security robot in a San Francisco neighbourhood after locals brought allegation of harassing homeless people in public spaces against it.

  • Story of Khaas Food

    Dhaka-based pure food e-commerce 'Khaas Food' and its digital marketing agency GEEKY Social have generated a successful campaign; racking it as a success story in Facebook’s global platform called Facebook Business. In this platform, Facebook publishes credible and verified business success cases achieved using the advanced marketing features and tools created by Facebook.

  • Venture Capital to Help Achieve Sustainable Development Goals

    The VIP roundtable titled “Disruptive technologies venture capitalists are investing in” was organized by TiE Dhaka and Venture Capital and Private Equity Association of Bangladesh (VCPEAB) at the Green View hall of Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) in Dhaka. Mr Abul Kalam Azad, Chief Coordinator of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) attended the session as the Chief Guest. Mr Kazi M Aminul Islam, Executive Chairman of Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) was present as a Special Guest while Mr Shameem Ahsan, President of TiE Dhaka and Chairman of VCPEAB chaired the session. The multi-stakeholder VIP round-table had the participation of key personnel from different sectors.

  • Priyo MuktiPin: a new digital archive of Liberation War

    Priyo Limited has taken steps to build a digital archive of liberation war. They plan to archive every minute's incident, all in a single map called 'MUKTIPIN'. Priyo has unveiled this 'Priyo Pins' map with a unique feature- “Mukti Pin” in the month of December 2017. People can create pins on the map of Bangladesh to describe the liberation war in any specific location with the help of this feature. The system will allow entering only the events on any spots during the liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971.

  • Seminar on e-Government master plan held during DW2017

    Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) and KOICA jointly organised a seminar on “e-Government Master Plan for Digital

  • Bijoy Itihash app

    Bijoy Itihash app to display country's glorious history

    Innovative app "Bijoy Itihash", which would display the glorious historical events that led to the emergence of independent Bangladesh in 1971, is launched.

  • DellEMC launches experience centre in Bangladesh office

    DellEMC recently unveiled their experiences centre in DellEMC Dhaka office. It was inaugurated by Chue Chee Wei, Vice President of Asia Emerging Markets and APJ new Business. He mentioned DellEMC customers will be able to test their mission critical applications from this DellEMC experience centre

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