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A year of science under Trump

A year of science under Trump

A year of science under Trump

TRIBUNAL DESK: Looking back, it is almost unbelievable how much damage the Trump administration has done since the inauguration. From straining international relations to enriching corporations at the expense of poor Americans, the policies the president has championed have impacted every aspect of society. The scientific community is no exception, as scientists have felt the

The Future of Everything Ð Sustainable Development in the Age of Rapid Technological Change

Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans

TRIBUNAL DESK: David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become “super-intelligent genius machines” that might help solve some of mankind’s most challenging problems. The Texas-born former sculptor at Walt Disney Imagineering and his Hong Kong-based startup Hanson Robotics are combining artificial intelligence with southern China’s expertise in toy design, electronics and

Flaw in VR porn app leaves 20,000 names exposed

Flaw in VR porn app leaves 20,000 names exposed

Desk Report: British cybersecurity firm Digital Interruption uncovered a loophole in the SinVR app that gave it access to 20,000 user names and email addresses. SinVR thanked it for highlighting the issue and promised to improve security. “Altogether, it has been a tremendous learning experience,” the US-based company told tech site Alphr. “Moving forward, we

Walton’s new electronic items dominate foreign products at DITF

Walton’s new electronic items dominate foreign products at DITF

Business Desk- Various products made by the Bangladesh’s electronics giant Walton have been dominating over foreign products at the Dhaka International Trade Fair DITF 2018. Wanton is showcasing more than 700 models of various electronic products, including electrical home and kitchen appliances, mobile phones, laptops, computer accessories and industrial solutions, at the month-long fair in

4G services by March

4G services by March

Mobile internet users, especially in city areas, can brace themselves for super-fast data service from March as all operators are set to roll out 4G service, said the top brass of the telecom regulator yesterday. The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission yesterday received five applications for licence to provide 4G service, which will ensure 20 mbps

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Robotic arms maker eyes Bangladesh

(UNB) – Universal Robots, the leading manufacturers of advanced, light weight collaborative robotic arms, will expand their operations in Bangladesh, after successfully having set up their operations in India and Sri Lanka. The Universal Robots General Manager for South Asia operation, Pradeep David expressed the company’s interest to Bangladesh market at launching programme of Universal

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Self-taught rocket scientist

Tribunal Desk Mike Hughes, who calls himself Mad Mike Hughes and says he doesn’t believe in science, has spent years building his own steam-powered rocket in his garage. The 61-year-old saved money from his $15-an-hour driving job and has spent $20,000 (£15,000) on the project, including the purchase of a $1,500 motorhome bought on Craigslist

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