Monday, September 21, 2015

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CMED Health, the Dhaka-based preventive healthcare startup, has won the Innovation Prize by TAG Heuer at Seedstars Summit 2018

'e-Commerce is powerful tool for women empowerment in developing countries'

Women's participation in e-Commerce is emerging as a powerful tool for empowerment in developing countries. For women entrepreneurs, especially

Apple's next iPhones might be bigger and cheaper

This is according to reliable leaker of all things Apple, Ming-Chi Kuo (via MacRumors), who says the dual-SIM, 6.1-inch

Intel's Core i9 processors for faster gaming, video editing on laptops

Intel showed off its latest 8th-gen Core i9 processors that are designed to allow for improved gaming and graphics-intensive

AMTOB wants VAT exemption on mobile internet

The Association of Mobile Telecom Operators of Bangladesh has proposed a number of changes to taxation rules and regulations,

A broad picture of ICT achievements in Bangladesh

Bangladesh with a population of more than 160 million started its journey towards Digital Bangladesh in January 2009 under

Conference on 'Shape South Asia 2018' held

Shape South Asia 2018, a four-day conference, organized by Dhaka Hub of Global Shapers Community- an initiative of the

Helpline '333' launched to redress social problems

A new helpline, 333, was launched on Thursday to provide citizens with information on procedures of receiving public services.

Digital forensic lab inaugurated in ICT division

For the first time, Digital Forensic Lab got opened in ICT Division, besides country's law enforcement forces. ICT Advisor

Baidu's new blockchain stock photo platform has no whitepaper

Baidu, the Chinese internet giant, has launched a blockchain-based stock photo service, to fight copyright infringements in China. According

Maya Apa raises $3 million investment

Anonymous messaging platform Maya Apa which connects users with real doctors and therapists, has raised investment at a valuation

Women ride sharing apps take on Dhaka's notorious traffic chaos

Often cited as the city with the worst traffic jams in the world, Dhaka has no mass rapid transit,

Google should not be in business of war, say employees

Thousands of Google employees have signed an open letter asking the internet giant to stop working on a project

NexParc to solve your parking problem

Due to the lack of proper parking most people park their cars in the street. And if you don't

'Huawei Y9 2018' Launched in Bangladesh

Huawei launches its flagship device of Y series - the Huawei Y9 2018 in Bangladesh. With four cameras, HUAWEI

FB reported in 7 countries for breaking European privacy law

According to Norwegian tech site NRKbeta, Facebook has been reported to data protection authorities for breaking European privacy law

Russia seeks to block Telegram messaging app

The Russian government has started legal proceedings to block the Telegram messaging app in the country, reports BBC. The

Here is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

Want to freak yourself out? Here shows just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and

MIT's new robot fish is eerily realistic

Researchers at Massa-chusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) revea-led their fishiest project yet: a swimming robot. SoFi is an autonomous

How big money can drive diversity in venture capital

The world's largest asset manager just called for more corporate responsibility in governance. Twenty-one countries already legislate diversity on

iPhone adds privacy update 'transparency'

Apple updated its iOS, MacOS and tvOS operating systems to give people more information about their personal data is

Microsoft Education Exchange held with innovators

Microsoft hosted its annual Education Exchange (E2) conference in Singapore last week, with educators and school leaders around the

AMTOB gets new president

The Association of Mobile Telecom Operators of Bangladesh (AMTOB) has elected Michael Foley, chief executive officer of Grameenphone, as

Can targeted online ads really change votes?

Prof David Carroll campaigned for Barack Obama during his presidential bid but did not do the same for Hillary

Bangladesh wins WSIS award for 5th time

Bangladesh has won the world's most prestigious award in ICT sector called the "World Summit on Information Society (WSIS)

Cryptojacking become real money maker for cyber criminals

Cryptojacking - the malicious practice of hijacking one's computer resources to mine cryptocurrencies - has taken off in a

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