Product Updates

Quora, online knowledge sharing firm, now available in Bengali

January 22 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Online knowledge sharing firm Quora is now available in Bengali, a move that will allow about 300 million speakers of the language to engage on the platform.


The formal launch came after a trial run since December 2018.


Launched in English in 2010, the question-and-answer platform already supports languages like Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Hindi.


Jobike launches in Dhaka

January 06 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Bicycle sharing service, JoBike, started its operation in Dhaka on Saturday just one year after its introduction in the tourist city of Cox’s Bazar last January.

The country’s first two-wheeler on demand will now be available in Mirpur DOHS (Defense Officers Housing Society) on a p...

Walton’s flagship smartphone ‘Primo X5’ hits market

January 02 2019 | TW News Correspondent

A flagship smartphone of local handset maker Walton has hit country’s tech market. The ‘Primo X5’, the first ‘Made in Bangladesh’ device with 6 gigabytes of RAM, is available for purchase at all Walton Plaza, brand and retail outlets and Grameenphone online shop.

Head of Walton Cellul...

bKash payment now available for Pathao services

December 04 2018 | TW News Correspondent

bKash Limited signed an agreement with Pathao allowing passengers to pay through bKash while taking a ride.


bKash is the largest mobile financial service provider in the country and Pathao is one of the fastest growing app based on demand ride service. 


Mizanur Rashid, Chief Commercial Officer of bKash and Hussain M Elius Co-Founder and Chief Executive Offi...

WhatsApp now lets iPhone users preview videos in notification

November 24 2018 | TW News Correspondent

WhatsApp is having a feature-rich year with new updates and changes rolling out every other day. WhatsApp is now expected to roll out video preview for iOS users. This feature is currently available in the latest WhatsApp beta version of iOS.

WhatsApp is allowing iOS users to play videos in push notifications wi...

Samsung’s Galaxy S Phone Is a 5G Monster With Six Cameras

November 24 2018 | TW News Correspondent

While the Samsung Galaxy S10 is so far rumoured to have three different variants, the South Korean giant is now said to bring a fourth variant that will have 5G connectivity and as many as six camera sensors. The fourth model in the Galaxy S10 family is reported...

Amazon to directly sell Apple products globally

November 17 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Amazon will soon sell Apple products internationally for the first time on its platform, meaning customers could get products faster.

Macbooks, iPads and iPhones will become available from the online retailer in the UK as well as other countries in Europe, the US and J...

Mobile app 'VAT East' to ease taxpayers’ hassle

November 14 2018 | TW News Correspondent

Customs, Excise and VAT Commissionerate (Dhaka East) of the National Board of Revenue (NBR) has introduced a mobile application called 'VAT East' to simplify VAT services for taxpayers, ‍ said a news agency.

Using the app, common people, taxpayers and VAT officials can do thei...

Purchase potato planting machine at home: DMRE

November 13 2018 | TW News Correspondent

As potato is one of the staple foods in Bangladesh, it has a vital role in the economy. Although potato cultivation is profitable, many are not interested in cultivating potatoes due to labor crisis. In a bid to solve the crisis, DMRE, an agro-based company, has come up with a planting...