Thursday, 29 Oct, 2020


BTRC seeks stay on HC injection over realization of GP dues

DHAKA: Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has sought stay order on the High Court's two-month interim injunction on realization of dues about Tk 12,580 crore from Grameenphone. The appeal was filed in the Appellate Division on Sunday (October 20), said BTRC

2-month injunction issued on realisation of Tk 12,579.95cr from GP

DHAKA: The High Court issued an ad-interim injunction for two months on the realisation of Tk 12,579.95 crore from Grameenphone by Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) The HC bench of Justice AKM Abdul Hakim and Justice Fatima Nazib on Thursday (Oct 17) passed the

Digital ICT Fair draws huge crowd on last day

DHAKA: The five-day Digital ICT Fair saw huge crowds on Monday (Oct 14) as latest digital devices lovers from all strata thronged the fair venue in capital city’s Panthapath area.  Digital devices loving youths were seen roaming around the fair venue as the sale at the stalls

Digital ICT Fair kicks off in city

DHAKA: The five-day long Digital ICT Fair-2019 kicked off on Thursday (October 10) at Computer City Center- Multiplan in capital city’s Panthapath area with the slogan "Go Digitally, Make Your Life hassle Free".   Post, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa

Digital ICT Fair kicks off in city Thursday

DHAKA: A five-day long Digital ICT Fair-2019 will kick off on Thursday (October 10) at Computer City Center- Multiplan in capital city’s Panthapath area with the slogan "Go Digitally, Make Your Life hassle Free".   Post, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa

Bangladesh ranks 10th in low Download Speed Experience

DHAKA: Bangladesh ranks 10th in low Download Speed Experience, where smartphone users enjoyed average mobile Download Speeds over 5.7 Mbps, according to Opensignal in its latest analysis. According to its report “The State of Mobile Network Experience”, South Korea was the only

ZTE’s smart city solution to improve people’s living standard

With the development of society, most cities are in need of an efficient omni directional city management system. The system can transform the municipal government from management-oriented to service-oriented, which means the government can quickly respond to emergencies, and relieve

TV channels' commercial operation with Bangabandhu Satellite begins

DHAKA: All of private and state-owned television channels in the country have started commercial operation through Bangabandhu Satellite -1 on Wednesday (Oct 2). Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the operation in a grand program at Hotel Pan Pacific Shonargaon this morning.

Nasa says India Moon probe made 'hard landing',

India's Moon rover, which lost contact moments before it was to touch down on the lunar surface earlier this month, had a "hard landing", Nasa has said. New pictures from a Nasa spacecraft show the targeted landing site of the Vikram rover, but its precise location "has yet to be

Internet advertising to be 52% of global adspend in 2021

Internet advertising will account for 52% of global advertising expenditure in 2021, exceeding the 50% mark for the first time, according to Zenith’s Advertising Expenditure Forecasts, published today. That’s up from the 47% of global adspend that internet advertising will account

Google wins landmark right to be forgotten case

Europe's top court has ruled that Google does not have to apply the right to be forgotten globally. It means the firm only needs to remove links from its search results in Europe - and not elsewhere - after receiving an appropriate request. The ruling stems from a dispute

Facebook to appoint representative in Bangladesh, follow law

DHAKA: The Postal and Telecommunications Department said Facebook has given full consent to comply with digital security acts, including the appointment of local representative in Bangladesh. They agreed during a coordination meeting between Mostafa Jabbar, postal and

Hundreds queue for new iPhone sets worldwide

The iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max will soon be available in Australia and New Zealand before rolling out to other countries around the world, and customers have already started lining up to purchase one of Apple's new devices. At the Orchard Road store in Singapore, where the

1st ever Digital Device & Innovation Expo kicks off Oct 14

DHAKA: A three-day long first ever Digital Device and Innovation Expo-2019 will kick off on October 14 at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) in city’s Agargaon area.  Bangladesh Hi-tech Park authorities, Information and Communication Technology Division, Bangladesh

How to pick between iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max

As is its habit, Apple has introduced its new 2019 phones with an appropriately high-visibility event. And as happens every year, the question many people are asking is: which one should I get? One thing, at least, should be easier than in the past: telling which phone is which. Apple

Bangladesh’s Team Atlas to join Roborace challenge

DHAKA: Team Atlas will represent Bangladesh in Roborace Challenge in 5th World Robot League and World Robotics Championship set to kick off in New Delhi of India September 22.  Forty countries will send their teams to the competition arranged by India's Ministry of Electronics and

Facial recognition cameras to be installed in each city

RAJSHAHI: The government is planning to install facial recognition cameras in every city of the country vowing to curb criminal activities. ICT State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak made the disclosure while inaugurating a tree plantation program at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Hi-Tech Park in

Lost Moon Lander located, ISRO trying to make contact

DHAKA: ISRO has reportedly found the location of the Vikram lander, after losing contact with it on its descent to the lunar surface on Saturday. They're yet to determine what condition the lander is in. In an exclusive interview, ISRO Chairman K. Sivan told India Today TV that the

BBC and tech firms join forces to fight fake news

Plans to help tackle so-called "fake news" have been announced by the BBC and some of the biggest names in journalism and technology. The new measures include an early warning system for use during elections or when lives may be at risk, extra online education and improved access to

China to curb facial recognition and apps in schools

The Chinese government says it plans to "curb and regulate" the use of facial recognition technology and other apps in schools. The pledge came from Lei Chaozi, director of science and technology at China's Ministry of Education. It follows reports a university in China was