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PM opens met office’s “weather app”

IT Live: Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) today brought its entire daily "information services" to mobile platform through a dedicated mobile application "BMD Weather App", launched by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at a ceremony at her office here. "She (PM) inaugurated the application introduced by the met office at a function at her office," premier's press secretary Ihsanul... details

8 critical things to do immediately with a new PC

  IT Live: So you’ve got a new PC. Awesome! That humble metal box is the key to a wide world of potential. It can help you with everything from juggling your finances to keeping in touch with Grandma to blowing off some steam on, uh, Steam. But a new PC isn’t like a new car; you can’t just turn a key and put the pedal to the metal. Okay, maybe you can—but you shouldn’t.... details

Facebook provides users’ info

IT Live: Facebook provides users’ information to the Bangladesh authorities for the second time upon its request about 10 users’ accounts in between January and June this year. Photo grabbed from Facebook site The Facebook authorities gave the information of nine users to the Bangladesh government after it made 10 requests between January and June this year, according to Government... details

Govt to provide cash incentive to IT exporters

IT Live: Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed today said the government would provide cash incentives to IT exporters. "IT is one of the top priority sectors which is being encouraged to increase country's export earning," he said while inaugurating "Digital IT Fair-2016" as chief guest. Computer City Center (Multiplan) Shop Owners' Association in city's Elephant Road organized the... details

IT Park construction work starts in Ctg soon: Palak

IT Live: State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak today said construction work of Information Technology (IT) Park in Bakalia area in the city at a cost of TK 300 crore will begin soon. He said the country's first IT Park would be set up on 14 acres of land on the embankment of the Karnaphuli River soon. "At the initial stage, construction... details

‘1 Billion’ users affected by Yahoo hack

Live Correspondent: Yahoo has said more than one billion user accounts may have been affected in a hacking attack dating back to 2013. The internet giant said it appeared separate from a 2014 breach disclosed in September, when Yahoo revealed 500 million accounts had been accessed. Yahoo said names, phone numbers, passwords and email addresses were stolen, but not bank and payment data. The... details

Palak expects PayPal to start operations in Bangladesh

IT Live: The online money-transfer agency PayPal will be able to launch its services in Bangladesh 'very soon', hopes State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak . "We will give the good news very soon," Palak said in reply to a participant's query on PayPal at a programme in Dhaka on Sunday. PayPal is an e-commerce firm, which provides electronic alternatives to traditional paper methods... details

No Peeking! The New CDC App is Coming Soon!

IT Live: New for iPhone and Android phones and updated for tablet users, the latest CDC app will put health information at your fingertips wherever you go 24/7. Enjoy factual health information from a greater variety of content sources. organize your app home screen options so that information most important to you appears first! Receive the most up-to-date health news and information with... details

How to get a job at Facebook

IT Live: Once again, Facebook’s being recognized as an incredible place to work. Glassdoor’s annual list ranks it as the number one tech company to work for, based on the last year in employee reviews. Lori Goler, who’s worked at Facebook since 2008 and serves as their ‘Head of People,’ is, of course, one of the people the company can thank for that. She’s overseen Facebook’s... details

No plan to block free calling apps: BTRC

 IT Live: Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) today said it has no plan to block or restrict the free calling and social communication apps like viber, imo, whatsapp, skype etc in the country. "Besides, the government didn't issue any directive to the telecom regulator to block this OTT (over-the-top) or communication apps," said the regulator in a media... details

Info entrepreneurs to inform multidimensional: Palak

Live Correspondent: State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak today said the entrepreneurs of 4,550 Union Digital Centers (UDCs) will inform the multidimensional development activities of the government in rural areas to the people. "The government is providing training to 10,000 entrepreneurs of UDC on writing reports and features for developing... details

‘OTT apps renders fall of int’l call’

IT Live: Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) Chairman Dr Shahjahan Mahmood today said the increased use of OTT (Over-the-Top) apps has cut the international call termination in the country. "Not only illegal call termination through VoIP, but also the mass use of OTT apps is also responsible for the decline of international call termination via legal channel," he told... details

Google Food for Breakfast

IT Live: David Burkus is the author of Under New Management. He is host of the Radio Free Leader podcast and Associate Professor of Management at Oral Roberts University in the United States. He wrote this article and explained that why Google serves free foods? Here is the full article: When I had the opportunity to visit Google’s headquarters last summer, I found out first hand that... details