July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

Spyware for sale: the booming trade in surveillance tech

Israeli's NSO Group is in the eye of a storm over its Pegasus spyware -- but it is far from the only company helping governments with their covert surveillance operations. Explosive claims...

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

Smart cards and robots: Saudi Arabia's 'digital hajj'

Thirty years ago, it took Egyptian pilgrim Ibrahim Siam several hours to track down his children when they went missing in crowds of worshippers during the hajj in Saudi Arabia. Fast forward to the...

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

CD Projekt studio releases The Witcher monster-hunting mobile game

The Pokemon-style game is based on the Witcher medieval fantasy series, where players hunt foul creatures in experience story-driven quests. It was developed by CD Projekt's studio Spokko and...

July 25, 2021
July 25, 2021

Govt plans to launch local social media platforms

Bangladesh is going to develop its own social media platforms called “Jogajog” and “Alapon” as alternatives to Facebook and WhatsApp, State Minister for Information and Communication Technology...

July 24, 2021
July 24, 2021

‘Jogajog’, ‘Alapon’ to be Bangladeshi alternative to Facebook, WhatsApp: Palak

Bangladesh is going to create its own social media platform called “Jogajog” as an alternative to Facebook, and “Alapon” as alternative to WhatsApp, State Minister for Information and Communication...

July 24, 2021
July 24, 2021

Jeff Bezos and Sir Richard Branson not yet astronauts, US says

In a move that pours cold water on the dreams of a few billionaire space explorers including Jeff Bezos and Sir Richard Branson, the US has tightened its definition of the word "astronaut".

July 23, 2021
July 23, 2021

Record sales of sacrificial animals on Digital Haat

The government's digital cattle market launched this year, www.digitalhaat.net, has seen a record sale this year worth 2,424 crore BDT. According to the latest data from digitalhaat.net, a...

July 23, 2021
July 23, 2021

Websites of airlines, banks, tech companies down in widespread outage

Websites of several airlines, banks and technology companies including Delta Air Lines, Costco Wholesale Corp and American Express were facing outages on Thursday.

July 21, 2021
July 21, 2021

Telegram founder on leaked Pegasus malware hit list

Pavel Durov, the founder of Telegram -- reputed to be an unhackable messaging app and having over half a billion users -- was targeted for potential surveillance in the Pegasus spyware case,...

July 21, 2021
July 21, 2021

How to know if your phone has spyware or is hacked

Now that the Israeli-made Pegasus spyware has once again brought mobile spying fears to the fore, it’s time to identify whether your phone has spyware. Here are signs that you are being spied upon...