We are living through a decisive moment. The COVID-19 pandemic’s devasting impact is reaching every corner of the world. As we look back at this period, we will see history divided into a pre-COVID and a post-COVID world.
Online Violence: Weapon of Deeply Rooted Misogyny, Sexism
Every time a woman journalist receives threats of physical and sexual violence, cyber attacks and surveillance, public humiliation, damage to her professional & personal credibility, the driving forces behind these intents are deeply rooted misogyny, sexism and abuse of power.
Internet Restrictions Harm the Press & Public Alike
When Myanmar’s military seized power from the elected government in February, one of its first actions was to further squeeze the already restricted free flow of information in the country.
Inbox of anxiety and distress
If email anxiety is consuming you, follow Newport for possible resolution
Until it popped up on my computer screen recently I couldn’t have ever sensed if something as useful as an email was making us miserable.
Resisting Big Tech’s Take-Over of Digital Agriculture
The world’s biggest technology companies and distribution platforms, such as Microsoft and Amazon, collectively known as Big Tech, have started entering the food sector.
Walton launches new models of all-in-one computers
Walton Digi-Tech Industries, a subsidiary of Walton Group, has launched three new models of All-in-One PC. The PCs of Unify S22 series are available in the market now.
Facebook supports COVID-19 health awareness, vaccine rollout in BD
Dhaka, Apr 13 : Facebook has partnered with Bangladesh’s ICT Division and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to announce a campaign to raise awareness about COVID-19 and help Bangladeshis get vaccinated.
Bangladesh no longer needs to import 4G handsets: Mustafa Jabbar
Dhaka, Mar 30: With as many as 14 electronics makers now producing smartphones in this country, Bangladesh no longer needs to import 4G handsets from abroad.
Digital Healthcare: Over 450,000 women get treatment costs
Digital Healthcare Solutions has recently celebrated the International Women’s Day by supporting over 450,000 women in Bangladesh with maternity free health cashback, access to doctors and specialists.Since its inception, DH has been relentlessly working to mitigate the gap between rich and poor, rural and urban people in the health sector of Bangladesh, said a press release.
Indian Ocean: Dhaka for effective info exchange network
Dhaka, Mar 14: An effective information exchange network may be considered and agreed in the first case by all the member states to ensure freedom and safety of navigation overcoming overall maritime challenges in the Indian Ocean and to readily…
Gaibandha women turn water hyacinth into home decor items
But women in the remote hamlets of Gaibandha have turned water hyacinth into profit, literally.
Audio cassette tape inventor Lou Ottens dies aged 94
Lou Ottens, the Dutch engineer credited with inventing the audio cassette tape, has died aged 94.
The Ethics of AI to Ensure Food Security and Development
Call of Rome, which seeks to actively incorporate ethics in artificial intelligence based on a transparent, inclusive, socially advantageous and responsible process.
BTRC to raise watch over telecom cos for quality services
Underscoring the importance of providing quality mobile network services to subscribers, the head of Bangladesh’s telecom regulator has said that they will soon raise vigilance over telecom companies in the country.
Leveraging AI to Fight Climate Change
International organisations, researchers and data scientists say artificial intelligence (AI) and big data are critical to combat years of promises but inadequate action on the climate, biodiversity and pollution crises.
Bitcoin lacks a unique selling proposition
by Peter Bofinger Peter Bofinger identifies the cryptocurrency’s Achilles heel. Following the steep rise in the price of Bitcoin since autumn 2020, public interest in this cryptocurrency has been reignited. Yet the massive drop in price since its peak on…
Transition to Digital Economy Must Ensure Access to All
By Samira Sadeque It is crucial to ensure that any transition to a digital economy has mechanisms in place that are non-digital to avoid “double exclusion”, according to Shahrashoub Razavi, director of the social protection department at the International Labour…
Bangladesh advances in Huawei Global Connectivity Index 2020
Dhaka, Feb 4 – Bangladesh held onto its progress in the ICT sector in the Global Connectivity Index (GCI) 2020 even amid the pandemic.
Diabetic Assoc starts diabetes journey App dissemination
Dhaka, Jan 23 – The diabetes journey application and the country’s first diabetes treatment guideline were disseminated Friday among doctors. The application will work based on the “Diabetes Care BADAS Guideline”.
Atommash has shipped nuclear equipment to Bangladesh
The Volgodonsk branch of JSC “AEM-technology” manufactured and shipped the internals of the nuclear reactor for the first power unit of the “Rooppur” NPP in Bangladesh.
Chinese city reports coronavirus found on ice cream
BEIJING Jan 17 (AP/ UNB) — The coronavirus was found on ice cream produced in eastern China, prompting a recall of cartons from the same batch, according to the government.
BD scientists submit 304 genome sequences of Covid-19
Dhaka, Jan 13 – Bangladesh has sequenced 304 genomes of Covid-19 so far and submitted to Global Initiative on Sharing All Influenza Data (GISAID).
Recovery of Maslin technology is great achievement: Minister
Rajshahi, Jan 11 – Recovery of Maslin technology is a great achievement in Mujib Barsha. It is immensely important to retain the heritage of Bangalees, said textile and jute Minister Golam Dastagir Gazi here today.
Huawei must focus on the development of Cloud: Ren Zhengfei
Ren Zhengfei, CEO and founder, Huawei, has recently given a speech at the company’s internal event where he has raised and discussed numerous critical topics of Huawei’s operational activities.
Illegal mobile phones to be blocked from July 1: BTRC
Dhaka, Jan 7 – All the illegal, clone, and fake mobile phone handsets will be disconnected from July 1. Shyam Sunder Sikder, chairman of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC), said this on Thursday during a press conference in the capital.
realme narzo 20 now available across BD for game lovers
Dhaka, Jan 2 – Realme has launched its latest Narzo series gaming master – realme narzo with Helio G85 gaming processor, 6,000 mAh battery and 48 MP AI triple camera at a price tag of BDT 13,990.
Tech advance crucial in ensuring nuclear power plant safety
Moscow, December 24 – The key to ensuring the safety of nuclear power plants is the continuous advancement and modernization of nuclear technology, according to Russian expert Dmitry Samokhin, Ph. D, Head of the department- Nuclear Physics and Engineering, Obninsk…
SpaceX Starship SN8 explodes on landing after test flight
SpaceX’s Starship prototype has exploded while attempting to land after its test launch from the company’s rocket facility in Boca Chica, Texas. Live video of Wednesday’s test showed the self-guided rocket landing at speed following a controlled descent before disappearing…
Forbes Asia’s 100 Digital Stars feature BD actress Pori Moni
Forbes has published the list of 100 digital stars of Asia on Monday which features Bangladeshi actress Pori Moni, along with other celebrated Asian superstars and celebrities.
China, Nepal announce new height of Mount Qomolangma
The new height of Mount Qomolangma, the world’s highest peak, is 8,848.86 meters, according to a joint announcement by China and Nepal on Tuesday.