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Technology

Uber integrates national helpline number in-app

FT ONLINE Uber, the world’s largest on-demand ride-sharing company, today announced the integration of the nationwide emergency number 999 in its rider app to enhance…

Facebook profit jumps as user ranks grow

FT ONLINE Facebook on Wednesday reported a surge in profits in the past quarter, fueled by strong growth in money-making ads to its more than…

DU wins Facebook anti-extremism campaign contest

FT ONLINE Dhaka University has won a Facebook-based anti-extremism campaign in a global competition that saw participation of 160 teams from 70 countries. “Think Twice, Act Wise”,…

GP posts Tk 7.9b profits in Q2

FT ONLINE The country’s leading mobile operator, Grameenphone, has seen a 5.8 per cent jump in its revenue in the second quarter of this calendar…

Google wins £970m tax case in France

FT ONLINE Google will not have to pay 1.1bn euros (£970m) in back taxes, after the technology giant won a legal case brought by the…

Govt to finalise Digital Security Act in Aug

FT ONLINE The government will finalise the draft of Digital Security Act in August, Law Minister Anisul Huq said today. And the much-talked about section 57 of…