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  • Ericsson Bangladesh celebrates 20th anniversary

    Ericsson Bangladesh recently showcased the technological transformation Bangladesh is envisioned to go through in agriculture, health

  • First ever digital challenge on peace held

    Democracy International and Prenerur Lab initiated the project 'Tech for Peace' to bring youth innovations to solve social problems with

  • Firefox releases new ultra-fast web browser to take on Chrome

    Mozilla launches its latest, ultra fast web browser in a bid to overtake Google Chrome to become the primary browser of the average internet users.

  • Hatekhori celebrates half a million downloads at Bishwo Shahitto Kendro

    Android App Hatekhori celebrates its 500,000 downloads at the Bishwo Shahitto Kendro recently. Professor Abdullah Abu Sayeed was present as the Chief Guest of the event where Architect Mubashhar Hussain and writer journalist Rajib Hasan were present as special guests.

  • TECNO Mobile has inaugurated their brand shop in Bashundhara City

    Recently, Transsion Bangladesh Limited's mobile phone brand TECNO and itel Mobile has inaugurated their exclusive brand shop at Bashundhara City shopping mall (Level-6) in the city of Dhaka.Mr. Rezwanul Hoque, CEO of Transsion Bangladesh Ltd. officially announced this inauguration. Among others on the occasion COO of Transsion Bangladesh Ltd. Mr. Shyamal Saha, Head of Sales Management Mr. Rezaul Hasan, Divisional Sales Head Md. Shafiul Alam and many other prominent media journalists were present on the occasion.

  • How dual lens camera phones became all the rage

    Dual Lenses & the OMG factor

  • Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway

    Call for ending the digital disparity

    Countries in the Asia-Pacific region have made great strides towards implementation of the Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway (AP-IS) at Dhaka, Bangladesh this week which was co-organised by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Government of Bangladesh. Held at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel from 1 to 2 November 2017, the 2017 APIS conference brought together delegates from countries in the Asia-Pacific region with the common goal of encouraging and fostering easier, more affordable access to broadband internet. Topics like the role of Artificial Intelligence in streamlining international trade, the role of connectivity in providing assistance to people affected by natural disasters and others were discussed at the two-day conference.

  • Kazi IT to hold Career Boot Camp on November 11

    Kazi IT Center, in collaboration with ICT Division and Leveraging ICT for growth, employment & governance project (LICT), is holding the largest career boot camp in Bangladesh on November 11, 2017. Nearly six thousand job seekers participating in a daylong event to learn from the best corporate trainers. At the end training, you will prove your skills by preparing a presentation on what you learned there. People can participate via Kazi IT’s Facebook Fan Page ( and get a fair shot at getting a job.

  • Maiden ethical hacking conference held in Dhaka

    First ever ethical hacking conference, HackTag2017, held in Dhaka last Saturday. Bangladeshi cyber security firm, Beetles Cyber Security Ltd, organised the conference to inspire ethical hacking in the country. Sumon Ahmed Sabir, Chief Strategic Office of Fibre at Home, Beetles Chief Executive Officer, Md. Muqeet Halim, Directors, Nahidul Kibria, Shahee Mirza and Tarek Siddiki, among others, were present on the occasion.

  • ‘Wizards AdNetworks’ launched

    Local Ad Network company Wizards launched a Digital Ad Platform made for Bangladeshi publishers and brands last Saturday 14th October 2017, Hotel Le Meridien during the ‘Digital Marketing Summit 2017’.

  • Chalo expands service outside of Dhaka at an affordable rate on eco & sedan cars

    After covering area city of Dhaka, Chalo has expanded its services to different places of the country. At the same time, the company has introduced Eco-Car service at Tk. 2,490/- taka including all costs for a day.

  • Xiaomi awarded its Bangladesh operation

    Smartphone brand Xiaomi accorded its Bangladesh operation with award along with other nine national partners for

  • Acer plans to expand the portfolio and retail presence in 2018

    Acer, in a recent informal gathering arranged for partners and press, reiterated strengthening its presence in

  • Kaspersky celebrates 10 years in Bangladesh with the launch of 2018 product line

    Kaspersky Lab completes 10 years in Bangladesh and launches its latest 2018 version of home user security products for the local market on October 12th, 2017. These products include the popular Internet Security and Total Security range.

  • Facebook launches US food order and delivery service

    Facebook Inc launches a service through which its US users can order food for take-away or delivery directly through its app or website.

  • IUT 9th ICT FEST to be held on 13-14th October 2017

    The Department of Computer Science and Engineering and IUT Computer Society (IUTCs) are back once again with its annual festival, dubbed “IUT 9th ICT FEST 2017” to be held on the 13th -14th of October 2017 at the campus in Gazipur, Dhaka. Participants from all around the country will gather to compete and interact in this event.

  • Samsung handovers state of the art lab to Dhaka Mohila Polytechnic Institute

    Samsung recently handed over a state of the art laboratory under its “ARISE” program to the Dhaka Mohila Polytechnic

  • Apple's bid To regain the innovation lead

    Firstly, and most importantly: this is pronounced iPhone Ten not iPhone 'ex' and this is probably the most anticipated Apple device

  • signs up Bangladesh eye hospital recently signed an agreement with Bangladesh Eye Hospital Ltd. The agreement will allow anyone to find and book



  • Bangladesh's First crowd-sourced penetration testing platform for hackers

    Beetles Cyber Security, a local tech firm has developed the country's first crowd-sourced penetration testing platform to build a trusted,

  • eGeneration to provide CRM solutions to IOM

    eGeneration, a technology consultancy venture, and International Office Machines (IOM) has recently signed an agreement which will

  • Camon CX Air launched in Bangladesh

    Transsion Holding's sub-brand TECNO Mobile has launched their smartphone the Camon CX Air in Bangladesh. It packs quad-core 1.3

  • 45% discount on Jovago for Eid

    Jovago is offering visitors incredible discounts to fulfil their travel needs on varieties of hotels across Bangladesh this

  • Xiaomi offers 'special' on Eid

    Xiaomi has announced special offer marking the Eid-ul-Azha. With every purchase of Xiaomi devices customers can

  • e-Copyright system launched to protect intellectual property rights

    On 23rd August 2017, the Access to Information (a2i) Programme of the Prime Minister's Office and the Bangladesh Copyright Office under the Ministry of Cultural Affairs jointly organised an inauguration ceremony for 'e-Copyright system' at the Prime Minister's Office. Minister for Cultural Affairs Mr Asaduzzaman Noor, MP, inaugurated the e-Copyright System as the chief guest.



  • Satellite to test space garbage collection methods

    A satellite designed to test various technologies that may help tackle the growing problem of space junk undergoes final pre-flight testing.

  • Robot programmed to perform Buddhist funeral rites

    A Japanese company introduces a new role for SoftBank's humanoid robot "Pepper" - a Buddhist priest for hire at funerals.

  • Pickaboo presents Eid Week 2017

    To make the shopping experience convenient, Pickaboo has many payment options available, such as Cash On Delivery, Card Swipe On Delivery and Online Payment with all major bank cards. Credit cardholders can also enjoy 0% installment facility on many products. For ensuring reliability, Pickaboo is offering a 3-day product return policy. Customers will receive their deliveries within 48 hours in Dhaka, and within 96 hours outside of Dhaka. To order, customers can visit here: