1h ago| Tech & Startup

USAID accepting applications for 'Challenge to Strengthen Humanitarian Innovation Ecosystems'

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has opened applications for a new challenge competition to strengthen the innovation ecosystem for humanitarian challenges and community resilience in Bangladesh. The challenge will create stronger support structures for innovators and humanitarian actors to develop, test, and scale innovations that complement traditional humanitarian responses and build long-term community resilience. This is urgent at a time when both the frequency and scale of humanitarian crises are increasing and compounded by climate change – the humanitarian community’s ability to respond is stretched thin.

4h ago| Tech & Startup

Can electric bicycles be the new choice for Bangladeshi commuters?

Today, we look into electric bicycles and how they can be considered to be an alternative mode of transport for people who are looking to minimise their expenses.

6h ago| Tech & Startup

Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO to public debate on bots

Elon Musk recently challenged Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal to a public debate about the percentage of bots on the social media platform.

3d ago| Tech & Startup

The ‘not-so-little’ things you need in your modern kitchen

If you are looking for a hassle-free kitchen environment, check out the following recommendations on appliances you should have in your modern kitchen.

3d ago| Tech & Startup

Grameenphone’s ambition to expand the rural boundaries

In the second part of this five-article series, we will take a look at Grameenphone’s success in the rural development of Bangladesh.

4d ago| Tech & Startup

Handy apps to help remember your tasks

Need an extra hand organising your daily chores? Here are some recommendations of apps that will help you out.

4d ago| Tech & Startup

Elon Musk's Twitter countersuit due by Friday

Elon Musk and Twitter, who are suing each other over the world's richest person's effort to exit their $44 billion merger, couldn't even agree on how much to tell the public about their dispute.

5d ago| Tech & Startup

Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub launched in Bangladesh

Microsoft has recently launched its Startups Founders Hub in Bangladesh.

5d ago| Tech & Startup

DNCC to slap rickshaws with QR codes

DNCC planned to initially launch 2 lakh rickshaws through QR code. The existing rickshaws will be taken off the streets and only rickshaws with QR codes will ply the roads of Dhaka. Scanning the QR codes will reveal the owner and the garage information of the rickshaws.

1w ago| Tech & Startup

Google blocks Battlegrounds Mobile India, Indian version of PUBG

Google recently blocked access to Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI), the Indian version of popular multiplayer game PUBG, citing an order from the Indian government.

1w ago| Tech & Startup

Green technology for a cleaner future

In the first part of this five-article series, we will take a look at how Grameenphone is making environmental contributions to Bangladesh.

1w ago| Tech & Startup

Infinix Note 12 G96 - The Budget Speedster

Infinix came up with its latest addition in the Bangladesh market last month with the Note 12 G96. The Hong Kong-based smartphone brand has been doing reasonably well in the local market recently, and the newly released Note 12 G96 is a testament to that.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

USAID accepting applications for 'Challenge to Strengthen Humanitarian Innovation Ecosystems'

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has opened applications for a new challenge competition to strengthen the innovation ecosystem for humanitarian challenges and community resilience in Bangladesh. The challenge will create stronger support structures for innovators and humanitarian actors to develop, test, and scale innovations that complement traditional humanitarian responses and build long-term community resilience. This is urgent at a time when both the frequency and scale of humanitarian crises are increasing and compounded by climate change – the humanitarian community’s ability to respond is stretched thin.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Can electric bicycles be the new choice for Bangladeshi commuters?

Today, we look into electric bicycles and how they can be considered to be an alternative mode of transport for people who are looking to minimise their expenses.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO to public debate on bots

Elon Musk recently challenged Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal to a public debate about the percentage of bots on the social media platform.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

ShareTrip secures BDT 5 Crore investment from Startup Bangladesh

Local travel-tech startup ShareTrip has secured an investment of BDT 5 Crore from govt owned VC Startup Bangladesh. The announcement was made during ShareTrip's third anniversary ​​at the Hotel Sheraton, Dhaka.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Robi plans on utilising green power to ease pressure on national grid

In line with the Government’s austerity measures, Robi has recently adopted a policy to lean on green power to ease pressure on the national electricity grid. This visionary policy has made Robi the first telecom operator of Bangladesh to introduce tower-mounted solar solutions to power our telecom equipment. ...

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Schneider Electric hosts ‘Innovation Day'

Schneider Electric's Innovation Day event showcased the latest products, technological trends and IT solutions featured by the company

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Twitter deal should go ahead if it provides proof of real accounts: Musk

Elon Musk, the world’s richest man, said that if Twitter could provide its method of sampling 100 accounts and how it confirmed that the accounts are real, his $44 billion deal to buy the company should proceed on its original terms.

August 5, 2022
August 5, 2022

The wonder of two wheels

Nowadays, motorcycles have established themselves as the tried-and-tested method of beating the ever-present Dhaka city traffic. Tune into our two-page Cover Story this week for a fresh batch of recommendations on motorcycles you can buy right now. The best part? They are all under the elusive Tk. 1 lakh price tag.

August 5, 2022
August 5, 2022

The ‘not-so-little’ things you need in your modern kitchen

If you are looking for a hassle-free kitchen environment, check out the following recommendations on appliances you should have in your modern kitchen.

August 5, 2022
August 5, 2022

Our picks for motorcycles under Tk.1 lakh

Here is our newest compilation of motorcycles that you can currently find in the local market under the Tk. 1 lakh price range.