Templates by BIGtheme NET
Home / Technology

Technology

After the Moon, people on Mars by 2033 or 2060

On December 11, 2017, US President Donald Trump signed a directive ordering NASA to prepare to return astronauts to the Moon “followed by human missions to Mars and other destinations.” The dates fixed by the space agency are 2024 for ...

Read More »

31 Local TV channels to use Bangabandhu-1 satellite

At least thirty one Television channels, both public and private, are going to airing programmes using Bangabandhu-1, the country’s first communication satellite. Shahjahan Mahmood, Chairman of Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Ltd (BCSCL), disclosed this information while taking to newsmen at ...

Read More »

Huawei hit by US export controls, potential import ban

Photo: A logo of Huawei is displayed at a shop in Shenzhen, China’s Guangdong province. In a fateful swipe at telecommunications giant Huawei, the Trump administration issued an executive order Wednesday apparently aimed at banning its equipment from U.S. networks ...

Read More »

NASA: Budget boost ‘good start’ to put astronauts on moon

Photo: Apollo 12 mission Commander Charles P. “Pete” Conrad stands on the moon’s surface. Cape Canaveral, May 15 : NASA’s chief said Tuesday that the Trump administration’s proposed $1.6 billion budget boost is a “good start” for getting astronauts back ...

Read More »

NASA dubs 2024 moon mission ‘Artemis,’ asks for $1.6 billion

NASA’s next mission to the Moon will be called Artemis, the US space agency announced Monday, though it’s still looking for the money to make the journey happen by its accelerated 2024 deadline. In March, US President Donald Trump’s administration ...

Read More »

WhatsApp discovers ‘targeted’ surveillance attack

Hackers were able to remotely install surveillance software on phones and other devices using a major vulnerability in messaging app WhatsApp, it has been confirmed. WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook, said the attack targeted a “select number” of users, ...

Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg rejects call to break up Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has rejected the call for breaking up his company, saying the size of Facebook is actually a benefit to its users and the security of the democratic process. In an interview with French broadcaster France 2, ...

Read More »

Telenor, Axiata in talks to merge Asian operations

Two Asian telecom giants — Malaysia-based Axiata Group Bhd and Norwegian Telenor Group — are in talks to merge their Asia operations to gain a bigger foothold in the region’s mobile phone market. They are in discussions regarding a potential ...

Read More »

Life-saving kidney delivered by drone

A donor kidney has been delivered to surgeons at a US hospital via drone, in the first flight of its kind. Many see huge potential for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) delivering medical products, with some drones already doing so in ...

Read More »

Facebook considering its own bitcoin for payments

Photo: The logo for social media giant Facebook, appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York’s Times Square. San Francisco, May 4 : The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook plans a cryptocurrency-based payment system that it could ...

Read More »