3d ago| Tech & Startup

Read Meta’s internal memo warning employees of ‘serious times’ ahead

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, warned its employees of ‘serious times’ ahead, according to an internal memo that was circulated to its employees recently. Here’s the full version of the internal memo.

3d ago| Tech & Startup

Facebook parent Meta prepares for 'serious times' ahead

Meta Platforms, the owners of Facebook, has cut plans to hire engineers by at least 30% this year, CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees recently, as he warned them to brace for a deep economic downturn.

4d ago| Tech & Startup

15th Dhaka Motor Show 2022

Every year, Dhaka Motor Show is held by CEMS Global for three days and gathers the country's automotive enthusiasts, bike enthusiasts, consumers and commercial and industry professionals. This year’s show at the International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) was the biggest one compared to its predecessors as they booked the whole ICCB, as it was finally held after two years after coming out of an ongoing pandemic. 

1w ago| Tech & Startup

Dhaka-based startup Edvive raises USD 50K in pre-seed round

Edvive, an ed-tech startup based in Bangladesh, has recently raised USD 50,000 in pre-seed investment. 4 Bangladeshi technology investors with a collective experience of 20 years in the industry, led the investment round. The investors are: Tanvir Ahmed, It Business Consultant, Edmonton, Canada; Mohammad Ibrahim, Computer Engineer, ADNOC Offshore, UAE; Muhammad Mainul Hossain, CEO, TechOptions; and Md Matiur Rahman, Managing Director and CEO, ByteCode Limited.

4d ago| TOGGLE

Cars, cars, everywhere

Would it be an overstatement to say that we all love cars? And when the newest automobiles are gathered under one roof, who wouldn’t be excited? Check out our Cover Story spread for this year’s Dhaka Motor Show, and find out which new cars and motorbikes were revealed.

4d ago| Tech & Startup

Motor racing-Fashion Brand Hugo Boss returns to F1 with Aston Martin

German fashion brand Hugo Boss recently announced that it is returning to Formula One with the Aston Martin team, five years after leaving for the electric Formula E series.

5d ago| Tech & Startup

Sony launches PC gaming gear, going beyond PlayStation

Japanese tech giant Sony is launching a new brand that will offer PC gaming gear, the company announced recently, as it tries to compete for a share of the lucrative gaming peripherals market.

6d ago| Tech & Startup

Google Hangouts to officially shut down

Google, the world’s most popular search engine, has announced that it will be showing an in-app prompt to users who still use Google Hangouts to switch to Chat in Gmail or the Chat app.

6d ago| Tech & Startup

Banglalink arranges seminar on startup ecosystem with Startup Bangladesh

Telecom operator Banglalink recently held a seminar titled “Road to New Digital Ecosystem – Developing Tech Entrepreneurs” in collaboration with Startup Bangladesh at the BCC auditorium in Agargaon.

1w ago| Tech & Startup

5 Tips for organisations to stay protected from Ransomware

Ransomware is still one of the most widespread and damaging threats that internet users face. Hence, it is imperative for enterprises to implement best practices to stay protected from ransomware.

1w ago| Tech & Startup

Google hit with antitrust complaint

Tech giant Google was hit with an antitrust complaint recently after a Danish online job-search rival took its grievance to EU regulators, alleging that Google had unfairly favoured its own job search service.

1w ago| Tech & Startup

How to be a digital nomad in Bangladesh

Digital nomads tend to believe in the productivity of being physically present in the office. But in the interim, they had to cope with the Covid-19 situation of maintaining social distance. Hence, remote working came into the scenario. Here are some tips, tricks and ethics for you to consider if you’re planning on switching to a digital nomad lifestyle.

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

Sony launches PC gaming gear, going beyond PlayStation

Japanese tech giant Sony is launching a new brand that will offer PC gaming gear, the company announced recently, as it tries to compete for a share of the lucrative gaming peripherals market.

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

Google Hangouts to officially shut down

Google, the world’s most popular search engine, has announced that it will be showing an in-app prompt to users who still use Google Hangouts to switch to Chat in Gmail or the Chat app.

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

Banglalink arranges seminar on startup ecosystem with Startup Bangladesh

Telecom operator Banglalink recently held a seminar titled “Road to New Digital Ecosystem – Developing Tech Entrepreneurs” in collaboration with Startup Bangladesh at the BCC auditorium in Agargaon.

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

Govt undertakes BDT 2,026 Crore project for internet connectivity in remote areas

The Bangladesh government is implementing a project worth BDT 2,026 Crore to establish digital connectivity in the country’s Haor areas, islands and remote hilly areas that are deprived of telecommunication facilities.

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

Valorant will monitor voice chats from July

Riot Games, the developers of the popular online FPS game Valorant, have revealed that they will record and evaluate in-game voice communications in Valorant, as a part of their effort to reduce disruptive behaviour.

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

Airbnb permanently bans parties

Airbnb recently announced that it will make permanent its ban on parties in homes listed on its platform. This announcement comes after Airbnb saw a sharp drop in reports of unauthorised gatherings since the prohibition was put in place in August 2020.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

5 Tips for organisations to stay protected from Ransomware

Ransomware is still one of the most widespread and damaging threats that internet users face. Hence, it is imperative for enterprises to implement best practices to stay protected from ransomware.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

Google hit with antitrust complaint

Tech giant Google was hit with an antitrust complaint recently after a Danish online job-search rival took its grievance to EU regulators, alleging that Google had unfairly favoured its own job search service.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

ShopUp secures Series B4 funding of more than BDT 580 Crore

The country's largest business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce platform, ShopUp, has raised more than Tk 550 crore ($62.89 Million) in its latest round of fund-raising as it looks to ramp up its operation by bringing small neighbourhood groceries and small retail shops online.

June 26, 2022
June 26, 2022

How to be a digital nomad in Bangladesh

Digital nomads tend to believe in the productivity of being physically present in the office. But in the interim, they had to cope with the Covid-19 situation of maintaining social distance. Hence, remote working came into the scenario. Here are some tips, tricks and ethics for you to consider if you’re planning on switching to a digital nomad lifestyle.