Zarif Faiaz

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

The future is now, old man!

The future is upon us. I mean, soon, as everything looks almost set for us to step into the EV era. So, this week, we explore where our electric future stands.

September 10, 2021
September 10, 2021

Time to get back in the world

This new normal is here to stay, that much we know for sure. But as the world around us slowly starts to open up following mass vaccination drives and whatnot, it’s time to prepare ourselves to get...

September 3, 2021
September 3, 2021

All about living the good life

In the constantly shifting digital world, it gets tough to keep track of what’s new on the market every now and then. But as brands race each other to grab your attention, we are here to streamline...

August 30, 2021
August 30, 2021

At long last, a ‘Foundation’

Originally published as a series of short stories in the 1940s, the Foundation series—expanded later with a string of prequels and sequels—became Asimov’s greatest contribution to the genre and...

August 22, 2021
August 22, 2021
ICT

Do users really need those?

Social media users are seemingly sceptical of the government’s move to introduce home-grown alternatives to Facebook, WhatsApp and other digital platforms.

August 20, 2021
August 20, 2021

Twitter launches new tools to report covid misinformation

Users will be able to report misinformation in the same way that they can report harassment or other harmful content, starting today, via the dropdown menu at the top right of every tweet.

August 13, 2021
August 13, 2021

Gender gap in mobile phone usage remains to be closed, study finds

GSMA, an industry organisation that represents the interests of mobile network operators worldwide has recently published a report on the gender gap in mobile use.

August 6, 2021
August 6, 2021

A very different beginning

As I write this note, I have lost count of how many days it has been since we’ve resorted to home-office. It takes a toll on your mental health, and I can’t begin to imagine what a different world...

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Jamuna’s investment in Evaly: What does it actually mean?

Since yesterday, one of the most talked-about topics in Bangladeshi social media is industrial conglomerate Jamuna Group’s announcement of investing up to Tk 1,000 crore in the e-commerce platform...

July 2, 2021
July 2, 2021

Facebook gets into the newsletter game with ‘Bulletin’

With a new service called Bulletin, Facebook is getting into the subscription newsletter business, allowing writers to create free and paid newsletters that can be shared across