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    Govt asks handset businesses to discourage feature phone use

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:06pm on February 14, 2020

    The government has instructed the country’s mobile phone manufacturers, assemblers and importers to discourage the use of the second generation (2G) mobile phone technology-enabled feature...

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    Top mobile fair cancelled over coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Barcelona | Updated at 11:56pm on February 13, 2020

    Organisers of the World Mobile Congress said on Wednesday that they had cancelled the world’s top mobile trade fair due to fears stemming from the...

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    Samsung unveils Galaxy Z Flip

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:11pm on February 12, 2020

    Samsung on Tuesday unveiled its second folding smartphone, a ‘Z Flip’ handset with a lofty price tag aimed at ‘trendsetters.’ The smartphone flips open, like...

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    PM opens Sheikh Kamal IT Centre in Rajshahi

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:20pm on February 12, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday inaugurated through a videoconference the Sheikh Kamal IT Incubator and Training Centre constructed at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Hi-Tech Park...

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    Google draws anger with vacation homes feature

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 10:13pm on February 11, 2020

    More than 30 travel firms — including TripAdvisor and Expedia — complained on Monday to the EU’s powerful anti-trust authority that search giant Google is...

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    Amazon, Sony skipping mobile congress owing to virus

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:00am on February 11, 2020

    Amazon and Sony said on Monday that they would steer clear of the world’s biggest mobile tech fair in Barcelona at the end of this...

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    Grameenphone Cloud Store launched

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:33am on February 10, 2020

    Grameenphone launched its Cloud Store at the BASIS Soft Expo 2020 held at International Convention City, Bashundhara in the capital in February 6-9, said a...

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    China turns to AI, data in fight against virus

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:12pm on February 08, 2020

    A man who had travelled to Wuhan — the central city at the heart of China’s coronavirus crisis — was surprised when police showed up...

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    US should buy control of Nokia, Ericsson to fight Huawei: AG

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:52pm on February 07, 2020

    The United States and its allies should take controlling stakes in Nokia, Ericsson or both to battle Chinese telecoms giant Huawei’s dominance of the 5G...

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    Google Maps marks 15-year with new features

    AFP | Updated at 10:56pm on February 06, 2020

    Google Maps marked 15 years on the road on Thursday with the rollout of new features for the popular mobile app which has helped move...