22h ago| Tech & Startup

Samsung launches the Galaxy Watch5 in Bangladesh

Samsung has launched the Galaxy Watch5 in Bangladesh. The smartwatch includes features like sleep tracking, health and wellness monitoring, and Samsung’s BIO-Active Sensor IC. Samsung’s new Galaxy Watch5 is now available at all Samsung stores in Bangladesh. 

September 27, 2022
September 27, 2022

Social media platforms like TikTok are changing how we travel

The digital revolution of today has altered how travellers book trips and decide where to go. Travellers can now research potential destinations, find travel advisors, and even use social media platforms as their main form of communication in place of email. As we, travellers, become more tech-savvy than ever before, we are increasingly beginning to rely on digital platforms like TikTok to plan and influence our travel itineraries. ...

September 27, 2022
September 27, 2022

World’s first planetary defense test by Nasa successful

NASA's DART spacecraft successfully slammed into a distant asteroid at hypersonic speed on Monday in the world's first test of a planetary defense system, designed to prevent a potential doomsday meteorite collision with Earth.

September 26, 2022
September 26, 2022

Bangladesh's first e-bus service to debut for students in December

The country's first environment-friendly electric bus (e-bus) service for school students will likely start its operations this December. 

September 26, 2022
September 26, 2022

Do not defame "nationally important persons": Directorate of Primary Education to teachers

The Directorate of Primary Education has issued an eight-point guideline  on 'social media etiquettes' for all primary school level officials and teachers. All Directors of the Directorate of Primary Education, all District Education Officers, Upazila or Thana Education Officers have been asked to take necessary measures in this regard.

September 26, 2022
September 26, 2022

Instagram rolling out feature to upload uninterrupted Stories

Photo and video-sharing social media platform Instagram is enabling users to create uninterrupted Stories up to 60 seconds long, according to a report by TechCrunch.

September 26, 2022
September 26, 2022

UK may fine TikTok USD 29 million for failing to protect children's privacy

Britain could fine TikTok USD 29 million following an investigation that found the short-form video app may have breached UK's data protection law by failing to safeguard privacy of children using the platform.

September 26, 2022
September 26, 2022

Samsung Galaxy F22 launched in Bangladesh

Samsung Bangladesh has recently launched the Galaxy F22, the latest addition to its F-Series.

September 26, 2022
September 26, 2022

Netflix and Disney+ set to shake up TV ad world

Streaming giants Netflix and Disney+ are expected to bite into the revenue of traditional television channels as the streaming services look toward continued expansion with the launch of cheaper, ad-supported subscriptions.

September 26, 2022
September 26, 2022

5 facts that you probably didn’t know about the luxurious Porsche

We all know that German carmaker Porsche is famous for manufacturing its luxurious high-performance sports cars, SUVs and sedans. However, there are some facts that you may not have known about the German automobile company. Here are five facts about the automobile giants.

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

Govt permanently blocked 22,000 porn sites and 6,000 gambling sites: Mustafa Jabbar

Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar today said that the government has permanently blocked 22,000 porn sites and 6,000 gambling sites He also said that robotics, artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) will shape the future.

$5 billion export from ICT industry by 2025?

Bangladesh aims to achieve exports worth $5 billion from its ICT industry by 2025. The Daily Star's Tech section editor Shahriar Rahman speaks to former BASIS President Syed Almas Kabir on how it can be achieved in this episode of Star Connects.

5d ago| Tech & Startup

Post-rain bike maintenance

Motorcycles may be one of the most convenient ways to blow past Dhaka's congested streets, but they are not exactly the best option during rainy days.

1w ago| Tech & Startup

Spark plugs of a car: What are they and why should you care?

Spark plugs are an essential component of an engine that most drivers have heard about. However, most don’t know the subtle details of spark plugs, including how to maintain them, how to replace the plugs and most importantly, look out for the symptoms of good or bad spark plugs. To learn more about spark plugs check out these four main things for drivers to keep in mind.

1w ago| Tech & Startup

Honda to introduce over 10 fully electric motorcycles by 2025

Honda, one of the largest manufacturers of motorcycles, will launch at least 10 new electric models worldwide within the next three years. The move to go electric is a part of Honda's bigger plan to achieve carbon neutrality by 2040.

1d ago| Outer Space

World’s first planetary defense test by Nasa successful

NASA's DART spacecraft successfully slammed into a distant asteroid at hypersonic speed on Monday in the world's first test of a planetary defense system, designed to prevent a potential doomsday meteorite collision with Earth.

1w ago| Outer Space

UAE's first lunar rover to be launched in November

The United Arab Emirates will launch its first lunar rover in November, the mission manager said Monday.

3w ago| Outer Space

Fuel leak disrupts NASA's 2nd attempt to launch Artemis 1 moon mission

NASA’s new moon rocket sprang another hazardous leak Saturday, as the launch team began fueling it for liftoff on a test flight that must go well before astronauts climb aboard.

2d ago| Tech & Startup

Bangladesh's first e-bus service to debut for students in December

The country's first environment-friendly electric bus (e-bus) service for school students will likely start its operations this December. 

2d ago| Tech & Startup

Instagram rolling out feature to upload uninterrupted Stories

Photo and video-sharing social media platform Instagram is enabling users to create uninterrupted Stories up to 60 seconds long, according to a report by TechCrunch.

2d ago| Tech & Startup

UK may fine TikTok USD 29 million for failing to protect children's privacy

Britain could fine TikTok USD 29 million following an investigation that found the short-form video app may have breached UK's data protection law by failing to safeguard privacy of children using the platform.