15h ago| Tech & Startup

GP stops recharge below Tk 20

Grameenphone, the local largest telecom operator, has raised the minimum limit of recharge for its customers.  From now on, the operator's customers will have to recharge a minimum of Tk. 20. Before this change, customers could recharge a minimum of Tk. 10. Sources in Grameenphone have informed that the operator has already started communicating this change with customers over SMS.

July 2, 2022
July 2, 2022

Elon Musk breaks Twitter silence with post meeting Pope Francis

Elon Musk on Friday night broke his nine-day silence on Twitter, the social media platform he is trying to buy for $44 billion, posting a picture of him meeting Pope Francis on Thursday.

July 2, 2022
July 2, 2022

GP stops recharge below Tk 20

Grameenphone, the local largest telecom operator, has raised the minimum limit of recharge for its customers.  From now on, the operator's customers will have to recharge a minimum of Tk. 20. Before this change, customers could recharge a minimum of Tk. 10. Sources in Grameenphone have informed that the operator has already started communicating this change with customers over SMS.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Read Meta’s internal memo warning employees of ‘serious times’ ahead

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, warned its employees of ‘serious times’ ahead, according to an internal memo that was circulated to its employees recently. Here’s the full version of the internal memo.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Facebook parent Meta prepares for 'serious times' ahead

Meta Platforms, the owners of Facebook, has cut plans to hire engineers by at least 30% this year, CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees recently, as he warned them to brace for a deep economic downturn.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Mini-fridges for your Eid needs: Our recommendations

If you’re looking for a new mini refrigerator for your Eid needs, here are our top five recommendations.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Building a career in the development sector: Essential know-hows

Aspirants must build themselves from the ground up to secure jobs and make the most of their potential in the development sector.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

15th Dhaka Motor Show 2022

Every year, Dhaka Motor Show is held by CEMS Global for three days and gathers the country's automotive enthusiasts, bike enthusiasts, consumers and commercial and industry professionals. This year’s show at the International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) was the biggest one compared to its predecessors as they booked the whole ICCB, as it was finally held after two years after coming out of an ongoing pandemic. 

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

How believing AI 'behaving like humans' is becoming problematic

AI chatbot company Replika, which offers customers bespoke avatars that talk and listen to them, says it receives a handful of messages almost every day from users who believe their online friend is sentient.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Motor racing-Fashion Brand Hugo Boss returns to F1 with Aston Martin

German fashion brand Hugo Boss recently announced that it is returning to Formula One with the Aston Martin team, five years after leaving for the electric Formula E series.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

European consumer groups raise Google privacy concerns

A number of European organisations, led by the European consumer organisation BEUC, have raised complaints regarding Google's privacy settings.

$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.

2d ago| Tech & Startup

15th Dhaka Motor Show 2022

Every year, Dhaka Motor Show is held by CEMS Global for three days and gathers the country's automotive enthusiasts, bike enthusiasts, consumers and commercial and industry professionals. This year’s show at the International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) was the biggest one compared to its predecessors as they booked the whole ICCB, as it was finally held after two years after coming out of an ongoing pandemic. 

2d ago| Tech & Startup

Motor racing-Fashion Brand Hugo Boss returns to F1 with Aston Martin

German fashion brand Hugo Boss recently announced that it is returning to Formula One with the Aston Martin team, five years after leaving for the electric Formula E series.

3w ago| Tech & Startup

A weekend with the GR Yaris

If you’re not already familiar with Toyota’s semi latest concoction, the GR Yaris, a quick Google search will immediately fill you in about its importance in the world of cars.

2w ago| Outer Space

Chinese scientists find signs of water in moon's "Ocean of Storms"

Chinese scientists have found signs of water in samples retrieved by China from a lava plain on the moon, bringing them closer to understanding its origin there - a crucial question for future lunar exploration.

3w ago| Outer Space

NASA to launch UFO study

NASA is launching a study of UFOs as part of a new push toward high-risk, high-impact science.

3w ago| Tech news

James Webb telescope's mirror out of alignment after being struck by meteoroid

A tiny meteoroid struck the newly deployed James Webb Space Telescope in May, knocking one of its gold-plated mirrors out of alignment but not changing the orbiting observatory's schedule to become fully operational shortly, NASA said on Wednesday.

2d ago| Tech news

How believing AI 'behaving like humans' is becoming problematic

AI chatbot company Replika, which offers customers bespoke avatars that talk and listen to them, says it receives a handful of messages almost every day from users who believe their online friend is sentient.

2d ago| Tech & Startup

European consumer groups raise Google privacy concerns

A number of European organisations, led by the European consumer organisation BEUC, have raised complaints regarding Google's privacy settings.

2d ago| Tech & Startup

Samsung starts producing advanced 3nm chips

Global tech leader Samsung became the first chipmaker in the world to mass produce advanced 3-nanometre microchips, as it seeks to catch up with Taiwan's TSMC.