The 'right-to-repair' movement, explained

In recent years, an increasing number of consumers have encountered frustration due to limited repair options for their electronic devices, sparking a global movement known as ‘right-to-repair’. This movement contends that individuals should have the autonomy to repair their products or choose their preferred technician.

1w ago

How to update your birth certificate online

A birth certificate is a vital document, often required for various official purposes. Inaccuracies in birth certificates can lead to complications during verification processes. Fortunately, birth certificates can now be updated online, a service which includes options for adding both English and Bangla names, photo attachments, and more. This guide explains how to update your birth certificate online.

2w ago

Advertising overload in metro rail: a lesson for marketers

The newly inaugurated metro rail has become the canvas for a marketing strategy that teeters on the brink of visual overload. The pervasive spread of advertisements of a certain refrigerator brand, plastered over every conceivable surface within the metro's interiors, has sparked a debate on the essence of tasteful advertising in public transportation - a conversation the context of which extends far beyond the borders of Bangladesh.

2w ago

The curious case of killer robots

While we are far from the fictional future where actual killer robots such as the T-800 from The Terminator movies roam the earth, the recent and alarmingly fast development of the AI industry means that now, more than ever, we need to arm ourselves with the proper safety guidelines and update AI safety laws for the betterment of humanity.

2w ago

How to file your income tax online

Like the previous few years, you can electronically file your income tax return from home in this Tax Year (2023-2024). Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to file your taxes online.

4w ago

What is TakaPay card and how does it work?

TakaPay is Bangladesh's inaugural local currency card, recently unveiled by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. But what exactly is TakaPay? Let's explore this payment system and its potential benefits, including the card's practical aspects and an overview of what it is and how it works.

The iPhone 15 Pro's camera can be a true game changer

The recent launch of Apple's iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max has set the tech world abuzz, and for good reason. While the device is teeming with top-tier features, it is the camera that truly commands attention. Offering a set of functionalities that can rival some professional cameras, Apple's latest offering is not just an incremental upgrade; it's a significant leap forward from its predecessors, particularly the iPhone 14 Pro.

Esports: Aren’t they more than just digital games?

In today's digital era, esports, or electronic sports, has rapidly taken centre stage in the world of competitive entertainment. This arena of competitive video gaming, once seen as a simple pastime, has become a booming industry with global revenue crossing the $1 billion mark as of 2020. And as this wave sweeps over continents, Bangladesh, with its dynamic youth population, stands to benefit immensely from this revolution.

The Land Cruiser 70 returns

The iconic Toyota Land Cruiser 70 series, known for its rugged reliability and unyielding performance, is making a triumphant return with its first update in 15 years. While North American fans are still unable to purchase it for road use, the new 2024 model is back on sale in Japan.

Carving a place for Bangladesh in Reddit's r/place

United by a shared purpose, the r/bangladesh community gathered on a Discord server, starting with just a handful of individuals and growing to an astonishing 3500 members.

Safeguarding workspaces from escalating cyber attacks: A comprehensive guide

This article provides a comprehensive guide on how organisations can safeguard their data, secure their employees' information, prevent cyber attacks, and respond effectively in case of a breach.

AI news presenters: What they mean for the future of newsroom

Since the debut of the country's first-ever artificial intelligence news presenter named 'Aparajita', there has been a raging debate regarding whether AI news presenters will take over the job of human news presenters in Bangladesh.

5 books every startup founder should read

We present five indispensable books that every startup founder should read. These literary gems offer profound wisdom, practical advice, and valuable perspectives from seasoned entrepreneurs, business leaders, and thought-provoking thinkers.

How to raise funds for your startup: A guide

From crafting a compelling business plan to attracting investors, this article serves as your roadmap to financial success.

What happens when our data gets leaked: Here's how concerned you should be

A recent security breach on the website of the Office of the Registrar General, Birth & Death Registration (BDRIS) has raised significant concerns regarding data privacy and the potential consequences individuals may face when their sensitive information falls into the wrong hands. Let's will delve into the implications of such a breach, highlighting the far-reaching effects on affected individuals.

Unravelling the challenges behind bridging the digital healthcare gap

Despite being a relatively nascent concept in the country, digital health bears the potential to fundamentally redefine healthcare access for Bangladesh's 160 million residents, making healthcare available within the palm of their hands.

World’s first USD 3 trillion company: How Apple changed tech forever

As the world's first US $3 trillion company, Apple stands as a shining example of how a relentless pursuit of innovation, quality, and customer satisfaction can drive unparalleled success in the ever-evolving world of technology.

6 Twitter alternatives you can check out today

In the midst of uncertainty surrounding Twitter under the leadership of Elon Musk, users are increasingly seeking alternative platforms that offer a different social media experience. As the search for a suitable Twitter replacement gains momentum, we present six potential alternatives that have captured the attention of those contemplating a departure from the Twitterverse.

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