Google Maps will make taking the train or the bus in places you’re visiting a lot less stressful: according to TechCrunch, the app will soon guide you through every step of a mass transit ride, including telling you when it’s time to get off. Once the feature rolls out, you’ll apparently
APICTA Award—dubbed as the ‘Oscar of ICT’ was held at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) in December 10. The four-day long event started in December 7 at the Radisson Hotel and it ended with a stupendous gala event on Sunday night at the BICC. Organized jointly by the Department of
Anyone using a debit/credit card knows the familiar message showing ‘Verified by Visa’ or ‘MasterCard SecureCode’ at payment checkout points. It lets you know that your transaction is safe. In Bangladesh a local company’s name is being seen increasingly at many online payment points, showing that a Bangladeshi company is
The ‘Career In Gaming Industry: Present And Future’ session held at Digital World 2017 on the opening day of the four-day event had industry experts and field-related government officials come together on a panel to talk about Bangladesh’s potential to reap the benefits off of the massive gaming industry. Masha
In the financial world, Bangladesh Bank (BB) cyber heist, happened in February, 2016 is considered as a landmark event; for all the wrong reasons though. Never had been in the history of financial transactions— be it digital or manual—robbers have attempted stealing a billion USD; in case of BB heist, they
The famed children and young adult-fiction writer and professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology Dr Muhammed Zafar Iqbal spoke about the impact of social media sites on students at a session titled ‘Children’s Digital World’. “Students are trapped in the maze of social
Ektee Bari Ektee Khamar (One House One Farm) or EBEK is a unique model of digital poverty alleviation project of the government of Bangladesh. The goal of the project is alleviation of poverty from the country through e-financial inclusion. It involves forming of village cooperatives comprising of 60 people, 40
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