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World’s 1st female spacewalking team makes history

Cape Canaveral (AP/UNB) — The world’s first female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, floating out of the International Space Station to fix a broken part of the power network. As NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir emerged one by one, it marked the first time in a half-century of spacewalking that a woman floated out ... Read More »

Banglalink expands 4G network across country

Dhaka, Oct 16 (UNB)- Banglalink, has expanded its strong 4G network across the country to provide customers with seamless connectivity and quality digital services. Along with the upgrading of nearly 1000 sites to 4G, Banglalink has expanded its coverage to another 400 locations. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 10: A note to steal your dreams

UNB: Before gloating over your existing phone, have a quick look at the latest Samsung Galaxy Note 10. The latest addition to the Samsung Galaxy Series, the Galaxy Note 10 is a hotshot in the realm of advanced Smartphones. It’s difficult to think of a substitute from the other renowned brands in its price range. Read More »

Facebook’s Libra currency battered by defections, pushback

Dhaka (AP/UNB) – Facebook faces a rough road ahead with Libra, but defections by high-profile partners are still unlikely to spell the end for the digital currency. On Friday, Visa and MasterCard announced their departures from the Libra project, as did e-commerce giant eBay and payments startup Stripe. Last week, PayPal became the first major company to drop out of ... Read More »

Saving Pacific Islanders from geoengineering

by François Martel SUVA – Geoengineering will save us from the climate crisis, its champions insist. By using technology either to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere or to deflect some solar radiation away from the Earth, they claim, we can undo the damage wrought by humanity’s failure to reduce greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions. But while it certainly sounds like a ... Read More »

‘Killer Robots:’ Ban treaty is the only credible solution

New International Law Is Essential to Retain Human Control Over Use of Force New York – France, Germany, and other nations that are committed to a rules-based international order should begin negotiations on a new international treaty to ban preemptively lethal autonomous weapons systems, also known as fully autonomous weapons or killer robots. Read More »