Shahriar Rahman | The Daily Star
  • Shahriar Rahman

    A big guy who sits in the tightest cubicle in The Daily Star, Shahriar has a strong knowledge of all things related to digital security, mobile gadgets, apps and related tech. He is an electrical engineering graduate ( and also State Department Fellow) working as a Sub-Editor & Feature Writer for Bytes (our tech supplement) and occasionally does test drives for Shift (automotive supplement). In between, he regularly takes on interviews for Next Step (the career supplement). If any of your everyday gadgets are acting fishy, then Shahriar is probably your go-to-guy!

  • Is Zoom doomed?

    Corona pandemic has battered all economic activities globally. The crisis that triggered a worldwide economic meltdown has been a reason for the stagnation of everyday lives in more than 180 countries of the world.
  • Young ones lending a big hand

    Despite enduring heavy toll on their businesses, some startups have come forward to help the customers, the community as a whole the country. Here we have listed what some of the startups are doing:
  • Airposted: A new P2P platform for shipping products from abroad

    Shipping in products from abroad has been a fairly common practice amongst many people in the country now. Seeing the demand and understanding the importance of reliable service, a new startup called Airposted has emerged to serve as a platform to connect shoppers with travelers.
  • Instructory: A marketplace for teaching online

    Naser’s dream was a rather unorthodox one: he wanted to be a math teacher for the underprivileged. So, once done with his studies, he joined an institution as a teacher in one of the most remote parts of Thakurgaon.
  • First smart prepaid metre plant ready to go live in Bangladesh

    Setting a new milestone, the first-ever state-owned smart prepaid metering factory is all set to start its production. Dubbed as ‘Bangladesh Smart Electrical Company Limited’, this manufacturing plant is a joint venture between state-owned Power Distribution