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At least 30 users in Bangladesh have reported being affected by a ransomware that recently caused havoc across the globe. The risk of falling prey to the rogue software is high because majority of individuals and companies in Bangladesh use pirated softwares, security experts say. Virus WannaCry spread across more than a 100 countries, shutting […]

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No disruptions were noticed in any government and private institutions, except five computers of a private television channel, in Bangladesh by the epidemic ‘ransomware’ dubbed WannaCry that was demanding money from the users by hacking files from computes across the globe in the past two days. Global security firms — Avast and Kaspersky — already […]

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 The Information Communication Technology division of Bangladesh government has won ‘Global mobileGov Award’ this year, acknowledging its citizen services through mobile phones, said a release today. National Mobile Application Awareness Development and Capacity Building Programme of ICT Division under Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology of Bangladesh got the first prize in the global […]

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Mobile phone operator Robi and Ericsson jointly ran the trial of 4G and LTE (Long Term Evolution) technology in Dhaka and experienced high-speed mobile broadband of 90 Mbps and above, said a press release today. The trial was conducted to demonstrate Robi’s readiness for introducing 4G services in the country. Ericsson, a Sweden-based company, and […]

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Google is celebrating the birth anniversary of Fazlur Rahman Khan, a structural engineer and architect who initiated important structural systems for skyscrapers. Hailing from Bangladesh, Khan is known to be the “father of tubular designs” for high-rises. He was born on April 3, 1929. He was a humanitarian in his personal as well as professional […]

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In order to help combat militancy amid growing concerns about extremists using the internet to spread their propaganda and communicate amongst themselves, the government is planning to install internet monitoring equipment by May next year. The project titled “Cyber Threat Detection and Response” was approved by the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) […]

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Radiation emitted by mobile operators’ towers in Bangladesh is unsafe and harmful for public health, the government said in a report today. The report suggested Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission to be instructed to take steps to reduce the excessive radiation of mobile towers. An expert committee formed by the Ministry of Health in 2013 prepared […]

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Sending money on Facebook is finally international. A new bot released on Facebook Messenger on Sunday lets users send money to and from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia or Europe. Powered by TransferWise, the bot completes money transfers and guides users through the process. TransferWise customers on the company’s own app already send […]

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How Imran Khan swapped Wall Street for a huge role at Snapchat and earned $150 million in 2 years Portia Crowe Feb. 3, 2017, 3:03 PM Imran Khan. Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images When Snapchat parent company Snap Inc. goes public next month, its sale will prove a windfall for a handful of executives who helped grow […]

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Technology in business is here to stay In today’s world, technological evolution has become inevitable for all of us. At present, technology has spread into every sphere of human life, and today’s business world depends on technological innovation. Appropriate management of technology in the business world demands the proper combination, integration, and coordination of different […]

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Bangladesh is going to connect with the second submarine cable on February 21 to get another 1500 gbps bandwidth, as the SEA-ME-WE-5 consortium is set to launch its global operation on this day. The South East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe 5 (SEA-ME-WE-5), a consortium of 15 leading telecom operators from 17 countries, will announce its operation […]

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রামপাল বিদ্যুৎকেন্দ্র যেন আত্মহত্যা ০২ রা ফেব্রুয়ারি, ২০১৭ প্রস্তাবিত রামপাল বিদ্যুতকেন্দ্রের ডিজাইন। (সংগৃহিত) সুন্দরবন ঘেঁষা রামপালে বাংলাদেশ ও ভারতের যৌথ মালিকানায় প্রস্তাবিত কয়লা বিদ্যুৎকেন্দ্র নির্মান হতে যাচ্ছে। ফলে কেন্দ্রটি নির্মিত হলে বিশ্বের সবচেয়ে বড় ম্যানগ্রোভ বন সুন্দরবন ভীষণ ক্ষতিগ্রস্ত হবে। এক হাজার ৩২০ মেগাওয়াট উৎপাদন ক্ষমতার ওই বিদ্যুৎকেন্দ্র বাগেরহাটের রামপালে সুন্দরবনের পাশে নির্মিত হবে। এটি […]

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