technology

Emerging technologies for an emerging economy

Bangladesh has been riding the growth waves in the last two-and-a-half decades with spectacular results: our exports grew six folds, our GDP quadrupled and our extreme poverty levels got slashed by...

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

Believe the hype? How virtual reality could change your life

Reducing errors made during surgery, bringing school books to life, enabling us to browse shops from the comfort of home -- virtual reality is not just about gaming, it will change our lives.

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

Intel goes from one extreme to another at Computex

During its Computex 2016 keynote address Intel showed that its future lies in offering consumers and companies more bang for their bucks, with its most efficient, affordable Apollo Lake processors...

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

Promoting advanced technology in Asia

Asia already accounts for half of the world's population, one-third of global GDP and the same share of global emissions. As it is growing rapidly, it could reach half of global GDP and an...

May 27, 2016
May 27, 2016

World's first 3D-printed office building

A new proof concept of concept of using 3D printing in architecture has been unveiled though it is still small as logistics are being ironed out. Dubai unveils an open-plan office constructed using...

May 27, 2016
May 27, 2016

Hawk-Eye in 2016 Copa America

Hawk-Eye technology will be used to decide whether the ball has crossed the goal-line at next month's Copa America Centenario in the United States.

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Missile-guided technology to monitor Aussies pacers

Australia are making use of technology to the fullest. For the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka, the fast bowlers will start training under a technology more commonly used in military settings.

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

Microsoft accused of Windows 10 upgrade 'nasty trick'

Microsoft has faced criticism for changing the pop-up box encouraging Windows users to upgrade to Windows 10.

May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016

Which brands of hard drive are most likely to fail?

Wondering how long your hard drive will last? According to research by data storage company Backblaze, the shelf life for an average drive is about four years.

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

Will robot cars drive traffic congestion off a cliff?

Self-driving cars are expected to usher in a new era of mobility, safety and convenience. The problem, say transportation researchers, is that people will use them too much.

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

'SWIFT technicians left BB vulnerable to hackers'

Bangladesh's central bank became more vulnerable to hackers when technicians from SWIFT, the global financial network, connected a new bank transaction system to SWIFT messaging three months...