Science & Technology articles

BTCL opens call centre for UIC

DHAKA, – Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Limited (BTCL) has introduced call centre “16402” to hear any query regarding internet of Union Information Centre (UIC), reports BSS. “The call centre has been opened to offer modern and time-befitting services to the UIC entrepreneurs,” said a BTCL statement today. As part of building “digital Bangladesh” by the government, […]

IU student comes up with intelligent home device

ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY (KUSHTIA) : Niyaz Mustakim, a masters’ student of Applied Physics, Electronics and Communication Engineering department of Islamic University in Kushtia has created an ‘Intelligent, smart and versatile home security system’ device to securely maintain matters relating to the home, office, bank and other important places by using a mobile app, It can control […]

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Walton makes revolutionary changes in TV technology

Country’s electronics giant Walton has made revolutionary changes in the technology of LED television. The local company’s engineers are conducting comprehensive research on introducing Quantum Dot Plus technology’s next generation SpectraQ TV. Moreover, 28 patents of LED TV in different areas, developed by Walton engineers, are under approval process. these initiatives helped the local brand […]

Palak asks young generation to build “Digital Bangladesh”

NATORE, – State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Junaid Ahmed Palak today asked the young generation to acquire technological knowledge to help build ‘Digital Bangladesh’, reports BSS. “ICT division has taken different steps to impart technological education to the young generation. ICT education is compulsory for the students”, the minister said while addressing […]

5-Day Int’l workshop on productivity begins in city tomorrow

DHAKA,  – A five-day international workshop will begin in the city tomorrow with a view to increasing productivity in industry and agriculture sectors in the Asia-Pacific countries, reports BSS. Industries Ministry Senior Secretary M Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan will inaugurate the workshop titled “Emerging Roles of Producers’ Association and Farmers’ Cooperatives” at FARS Hotel and Grand […]

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DIU Faculty members develop an Easy English Language Learning app

Launching ceremony of an English language learning app ‘brimmEng’ developed by the faculty members of English Department of Daffodil International University (DIU) held on Wednesday at the university auditorium 71. Kelly Ryan, Cultural Affairs Officer of American Center of U.S Embassy, Dhaka launched the app’ as Chief Guest while Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of […]

LG introduces smart inverter microwave

DHAKA, – LG has introduced new smart inverter technology microwave oven “NeoChef” which will hit local market in the first week of April, reports BSS. “Implementing the latest design trends, the microwave is both minimalistic and accessible, instantly bringing a touch of class to any kitchen,” said LG managing director Edward Kim mentioning that the […]

LG brings mosquito away TV

DHAKA,  -LG Electronics Bangladesh has launched new range “Mosquito Away TV”, which acts as mosquito repellent, reports BSS. The LG Mosquito Away TV, developed as per the Bangladeshi insights by consumers, is equipped with an Ultra Sonic device which once activated, uses the sound wave technology and makes mosquitoes fly away without emitting any harmful […]

Cybercriminals focusing on data-rich smartphones

BARCELONA,  – Smartphones have become a mine of personal information, holding bank data, credit card information and addresses, making them the preferred target for cybercriminals, experts warn, reports BSS. “Cybercriminals go where there is value, and they have understood that the smartphone has become the preferred terminal for online shopping and payment,” said Tanguy de […]

3-day ‘Divisional Digital Innovation Fair’ ends in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI, – A three-day ‘Rajshahi Divisional Digital Innovation Fair 2017’ ended here Sunday with a call to make people aware about e-services to engage them in the digital activities, reports BSS. In collaboration with ICT ministry and Access to Information (A2I) project of Prime Minister’s Office, Divisional Commissioner office organised the fair on Rajshahi Collage […]

Saab offers high-tech jet production hub to India

NEW DELHI,  – Swedish defence giant Saab has offered to build a state-of-the-art fighter jet factory in India should it seal a lucrative deal to supply hundreds of military jets to New Delhi, reports BSS. Saab and its US competitor Lockheed Martin have emerged as the frontrunners to supply around 250 single-engine combat planes to […]

Delta grounds US flights over computer problems

WASHINGTON,  – Delta Air Lines, one of the largest US carriers, temporarily grounded its domestic flights in the United States on Sunday over a computer glitch that did not impact planes already in the air, reports BSS. “Delta teams are expeditiously working to fix a systems outage that has resulted in departure delays for flights […]

Twitter suspends over 125K accounts

Tech Desk: Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting “terrorist” activity, and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday. The effort signaled efforts by Twitter to automatically identify tweets supporting “terrorism,” reflecting increased pressure from the U.S. government for social […]

Mosharraf inaugurates digital fair in Faridpur

FARIDPUR, – LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Engineer Khondoker Mosharraf Hossain said here today that the implementation of present government’s digitization process would bring an end to all sorts of exploitation and miseries of the common people, report BSS. Inaugurating a three-day Digital Innovation Fair-2017, organized by Faridpur district administration with the assistance of A2i programme, […]

Pakistani right cries ‘blasphemy’ to muzzle progressives

ISLAMABAD,  – A virulent social media campaign to paint five disappeared Pakistani activists as blasphemers deserving execution has spotlighted how right-wing efforts to muzzle liberal voices using the country’s draconian laws have found a powerful new platform online, reports BSS. The five men had stood against religious intolerance and at times criticised Pakistan’s military, with […]