February 2, 2023
February 2, 2023

ShopUp secures funding of more than Tk 300cr in debt financing

ShopUp, a full-stack B2B commerce platform in Bangladesh, recently announced that it had received USD $30 million in debt funding, according to a report by Asia Tech Daily.

February 2, 2023
February 2, 2023

Bangladesh enters the world of high-tech underground mass transit

The 31.241-km first-ever underground and elevated MRT-1 will run between Airport-Kamalapur and Purbachal-Natun Bazar-Pitalganj. 

February 2, 2023
February 2, 2023

ChatGPT introduces subscription plan starting at $20 per month

However, the free ChatGPT tier will remain available to users.

February 1, 2023
February 1, 2023

ChatGPT maker launches tool to detect AI-generated text

OpenAI, the creator of the popular chatbot ChatGTP, has released a software tool to identify text generated by artificial intelligence, the company said in a blog post today.

February 1, 2023
February 1, 2023

Payments firm PayPal to lay off 2,000 employees

PayPal Holdings Inc (PYPL.O) has said it is planning to cut 7 percent of its workforce, or about 2,000 employees, the latest in a list of fintech firms to be hit by the economic slowdown.

January 31, 2023
January 31, 2023

Misuse of AI: Deepfakes flood web forum

A British AI firm said it was rethinking its "safeguards" after its audio tool was used to clone celebrity voices and have them say racist and homophobic slurs.

January 31, 2023
January 31, 2023

Samsung profit plummets to 8-year-low

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) today reported its lowest quarterly profit since 2014 and said persistent macroeconomic uncertainty will make for a tough first half year, though demand is likely to start recovering in the second half.

January 28, 2023
January 28, 2023

Elon Musk, White House discuss electric vehicles

Tesla head Elon Musk met with senior White House officials Friday to discuss the Biden administration's push to grow the electric vehicle market, Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said.."That meeting did happen today," she told reporters..Musk, who has had sometimes openly prickly

January 27, 2023
January 27, 2023

Truck-sized asteroid misses Earth

A truck-sized asteroid that suddenly loomed out of the darkness a few days ago -- with the Earth in its sights -- sailed harmlessly past us on Thursday, space scientists said.

January 27, 2023
January 27, 2023

Is Dhaka ready to embrace Electric Vehicles?

Is Dhaka ready for Electric Vehicles?

$5 billion export from ICT industry by 2025?

Bangladesh aims to achieve exports worth $5 billion from its ICT industry by 2025. The Daily Star's Tech section editor Shahriar Rahman speaks to former BASIS President Syed Almas Kabir on how it can be achieved in this episode of Star Connects.

1w ago| Tech & Startup

Is Dhaka ready to embrace Electric Vehicles?

Is Dhaka ready for Electric Vehicles?

2w ago| Tech & Startup

Ford’s latest 7-seater SUV launched in Bangladesh

The brand new Next-Gen Ford Everest is now officially available in Bangladesh.

2w ago| Tech & Startup

Hyundai opens its car manufacturing plant in Bangladesh

Hyundai has formally opened its Car Manufacturing Plant at Bangabandhu Hi-Tech Park, Kaliakoir, Gazipur recently.

1w ago| Top News

Truck-sized asteroid misses Earth

A truck-sized asteroid that suddenly loomed out of the darkness a few days ago -- with the Earth in its sights -- sailed harmlessly past us on Thursday, space scientists said.

1w ago| Outer Space

NASA to test nuclear-powered spacecraft by 2027

NASA will partner with the US military's research and development agency, DARPA, to develop nuclear-powered rockets that could fly astronauts to Mars.

3w ago| Outer Space

Historic UK rocket mission ends in failure

An attempt to launch the first rocket into orbit from UK soil ended in failure on Tuesday, with scientists reporting an "anomaly" as it neared its goal.

2d ago| Tech news

ChatGPT maker launches tool to detect AI-generated text

OpenAI, the creator of the popular chatbot ChatGTP, has released a software tool to identify text generated by artificial intelligence, the company said in a blog post today.

2d ago| Tech news

Payments firm PayPal to lay off 2,000 employees

PayPal Holdings Inc (PYPL.O) has said it is planning to cut 7 percent of its workforce, or about 2,000 employees, the latest in a list of fintech firms to be hit by the economic slowdown.

3d ago| Tech news

Misuse of AI: Deepfakes flood web forum

A British AI firm said it was rethinking its "safeguards" after its audio tool was used to clone celebrity voices and have them say racist and homophobic slurs.