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    Uber extends on-demand service to trucking

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:11pm on May 20, 2017

    Uber is expanding into a new field with a version of its on-demand ride application that lets truckers book cargo hauls with simple taps on...

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    EU fines FB 110m euros over WhatsApp deal

    Business Desk | Updated at 09:59pm on May 18, 2017

    European Union antitrust regulators fined Facebook 110 million euros ($122 million) on Thursday for giving misleading information during a vetting of its deal to acquire...

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    Telcos can’t hold shares in mobile banking cos

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:19pm on May 15, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank will not allow mobile network operators to hold any shares in the companies which run mobile financial service, according to the BB’s latest...

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    BTRC issues show cause notice on Citycell for fresh dues

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on May 10, 2017

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has issued a show cause notice to the mobile phone operator Citycell to explain as to why legal action would...

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    BB not to allow mobile operator-led MFS: Sur

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on May 09, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank deputy governor SK Sur Chowdhury on Tuesday said that the central bank would not allow mobile operator-led mobile financial services in the country...

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    Five win Game Jam contest

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:51pm on May 08, 2017

    Five teams instead of stipulated three have come out as winners in the Game Jam, a 36-hour hackathon, as organisers were unable to decide on...

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    Joy wants spectrum auction in 2 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:49pm on May 08, 2017

    Prime minister’s ICT affairs adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy on Monday asked the telecom regulator to arrange spectrum auction in two months for expediting the launch...

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    Foley becomes Grameenphone CEO

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:46pm on May 08, 2017

    Grameenphone’s board of directors has appointed Michael Foley as the company’s chief executive officer with an effect from May 26, said a news release...

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    FBI warns wire-transfer frauds via spoofed emails surging globally

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:12pm on May 06, 2017

    Attempts at cyber wire fraud globally, via emails purporting to be from trusted business associates, surged in the last seven months of 2016, the US...

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    Freelancers can bring in income thru int’l card

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:04pm on May 02, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday said ICT sector freelancers would be allowed to repatriate their foreign incomes (inward remittance) through their international credit cards...