internet

Global internet shutdown likely in next 48 hrs

Internet users across the world may experience network failures for some time as key domain servers are slated to undergo routine maintenance and will be powered down. Connection issues may be...

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

Mobile bills to go up

The cost of using a mobile phone would go up by more than two percent as the proposed budget looks to hike the supplementary duty on SIM usage.

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

Ad-blocking software use for mobile surges: study

The use of ad-blocking software for mobile devices has nearly doubled in the past year, raising questions about the viability of online media business models.

April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016

Internet subscription crosses 6cr milestone

Internet subscription in Bangladesh crossed six crore milestone last month with mobile connections dominating more than 90 percent of it, the telecom authority says. By March-end, the number of...

April 5, 2016
April 5, 2016

Facebook lets blind people 'see' photos

As the internet becomes dominated by images, Facebook is launching a system which can "read" photos and tell visually impaired people what appears in them.

March 24, 2016
March 24, 2016

Power for bandwidth

Dhaka and New Delhi yesterday officially inaugurated the supply of 10GBps broadband internet from Bangladesh to India and 100MW power from India to Bangladesh, in yet another move towards stronger...

February 24, 2016
February 24, 2016

Internet by light promises to leave Wi-Fi eating dust

Connecting your smartphone to the web with just a lamp -- that is the promise of Li-Fi, featuring Internet access 100 times faster than Wi-Fi with revolutionary wireless technology.

February 18, 2016
February 18, 2016

Seminar on “E-Commerce in Bangladesh”

Bill Gates had once quoted, “If your business is not on the internet, then your business will be out of business”.

January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016

Microsoft quarterly profit slips

Microsoft shares rally after the tech colossus reported earnings on Thursday that surpassed Wall Street expectations with a winning shift into the Internet cloud.

January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016

Eritrea ‘appalled’ by hoax forced polygamy story

A satirical story that Eritrean men have been ordered to marry at least two wives, which has been shared across Africa, has upset Eritrean officials.

January 24, 2016
January 24, 2016

Google paid $1bn for search spot on iPhones: Report

US Internet giant Google pays Apple a billion dollars in 2014 to be the go-to search tool on iPhones, Bloomberg reported, citing court documents.