Dhaka: 3:19 PM, Fri, 16 Nov, 2018

Exoplanet discovered around neighbouring star

Risingbd Desk: Astronomers have discovered a planet around one of the closest stars to our Sun.

Gaia satellite spots mysterious 'ghost' galaxy

International Desk: Astronomers have discovered a remarkably faint ‘ghost’ galaxy hiding behind the Milky Way’s disc.

Shakib Al Hasan becomes brand ambassador of Uber

Risingbd Desk: Uber, the world’s largest ridesharing company, today announced that ace all-rounder and the captain of Bangladesh’s test cricket team, Shakib Al Hasan, will serve as its first brand ambassador in the country.

Rice safely conserved in Philippines gene bank

Risingbd Desk: Scientists say that more than 100 thousand varieties of rice have been safeguarded for the future.

Microsoft ScaleUp launched in Bangladesh

Staff Correspondent: At an event participated by around 100 startups in the capital, Microsoft recently announced the launch of ‘Microsoft ScaleUp’ for Startups in Bangladesh.

'China spy attack hits Apple, Amazon'

Science Desk: Apple and Amazon are among US companies and agencies who have had data stolen by Chinese spies, claims Bloomberg.

US, Japanese researchers to share Nobel for medicine

International Desk: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been jointly awarded to James Allison of the University of Texas and Tasuku Honjo of Japan's Kyoto University for discovering a form of cancer therapy.

Facebook hacked as up to 90m accounts are vulnerable

International Desk: Facebook has revealed that as many as 90 million accounts may have been hacked, due to a 'security issue.'

How NASA will take man back to the moon

Risingbd Desk: NASA has outlined a new campaign to put humans back on the moon, and eventually send astronauts to Mars.

Safe internet programme for 4 lakh children

Risingbd Desk: Grameenphone, Telenor Group and UNICEF have jointly inaugurated “Safe Internet Outreach Programme” in schools nationwide aiming to create awareness among children about safer internet environment.

25,000 people to get jobs in Bangabandhu Hi-Tech City

Risingbd Desk: About 25,000 new job opportunities are expected to be created with an investment of US$ 14 million in the country’s first hi-tech park – Bangabandhu Hi-Tech City – in Gazipur as plots have already been allotted to nine companies to set up their industries in the park.

76 get BASIS ICT Awards 2018

Science Desk: BASIS National ICT Awards 2018 came to an end with Grand Award Giving Ceremony. The Award Giving Ceremony took place at Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh-IDEB, Kakrail.

Huawei Bangladesh celebrates gala event with 10 students

Staff Correspondent: Huawei, world’s leading ICT solutions provider, has selected 10 outstanding ICT talents from five renowned universities of Bangladesh in a gala event.

Artificial intelligence used to predict cancer growth

Risingbd Desk: Scientists have used artificial intelligence to predict how cancers will progress and evolve.

The engine that could take man to Mars

International Desk: Engineers from NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne have revealed a major step forward in a radical ion engine designed to get man to Mars.