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Banks awash with savings deposit during the Covid-19 pandemic

With a large number of restaurants, boutiques, and salons closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many Bangladeshis lucky enough to still have an income of any kind are discovering they're actually saving money. "I'm spending way less," said Golam Morshed, 32, who works in a bank in Dhaka. "With the exception of groceries, all of my

Bangladesh o lead 4th industrial revolution: Joy

Photo: Collected Prime Minister’s ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy has expressed his optimism that Bangladesh will be the key leader of the 4th Industrial Revolution. “We belief Bangladesh is going to be one of the leaders in the upcoming 4th Industrial Revolution. We don’t just hope rather we plan and we

Digital World 2020 ends with high appreciation

Country's largest tech exhibition "Digital World 2020" concluded yesterday, with higher visitors from both home and abroad than the organisers' estimation of 1 million guests. More than 10 million visitors visited this year's virtual fair from different countries, stated ICT State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak at the closing ceremony at

Owners can sell car online in record time with AI valuation tool from Huawei

Singapore’s fastest-growing online car marketplace UCARS is integrating Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cloud computing into its platform together with Huawei to provide consumers with enhanced transparency, security, and satisfaction. Car owners can now expect to sell their vehicles within three days at the highest prices when using the AI-enhanced tools provided by the UCARS platform. This

Bitcoin, blockchain and ICOs: Confused? We explain

David Trilling Bitcoin is no longer just for geeks in obscure corners of the internet. Today you can use the digital currency tofly to Britain,buy an apartment and enroll in theLondon Sushi Workshop. Fans like its libertarian footing, how it dodges government control and how – especially in this privacy-challenged era – it boosts anonymity. But some detractors

New US jobless claims drop to 787,000 as stimulus talks stall

WASHINGTON (AFP) Photo: Collected New claims for US jobless benefits fell to 787,000 last week, the Labor Department said Thursday, as congressional negotiations over a new economic stimulus package lost momentum. The big improvement brought claims below 800,000 for the second time since the pandemic started, with new seasonally adjusted