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Is natural gas a false hope in climate change campaign?

natural gas

Natural gas is cleaner and produces fewer global warming emissions than other fossil fuels, making it key to our transition to a low-carbon future, but it comes with its own serious drawbacks. The International Energy Agency (IEA) said recently that natural gas is crucial to its sustainable development model which requires oil and coal use to fall sharply if we ... Read More »

NASA space data can reduce disaster response time

NASA space data

Emergency responders could cut costs and save time by using near-real-time satellite data along with other decision-making tools after a flooding disaster, says a new study. Using the 2011 Southeast Asian floods as a case study, the researchers calculated the time that could have been saved if ambulance drivers and other emergency responders had near-real-time information about flooded roads. Ready ... Read More »

Huawei Y9s launched, pre-booking from 26 Nov

Huawei Y9s

The world’s leading technology company Huawei on Sunday launched its highly featured new smartphone Y9s in the Bangladesh market, reports UNB. The launching ceremony was held at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC). The pre-booking of the phone will start from 26 November to 01 December 2019. In the same event, Huawei also launches another four premium smart accessories- two editions ... Read More »

NASA finds Indian Moon lander with help of amateur space enthusiast


India’s Vikram lunar lander, which crashed on its final approach to the Moon’s surface in September, has been found thanks in part to the sleuthing efforts of an amateur space enthusiast. NASA made the announcement on Monday, releasing an image taken by its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) that showed the site of the spacecraft’s impact (6 September in India and ... Read More »

Google Photos adds pvt messaging for fast sharing of photos


Google is making it easier to share everyday moments quickly through Photos by adding a private messaging feature. Earlier, to share individual photos through the app, one needed to create an album for a single photo and share the link. Now when you share one-off photos and videos, you will have the option to add them to an ongoing, private ... Read More »

Walton launches dual-rear-camera smartphone ‘Primo RX7’


Bangladesh’s handset producer Walton has launched its notch display dual back camera smartphone ‘Primo RX7 mini’. A press statement said priced at Tk 8,799, customers will get Tk 700 discount on flash sale of the phone for four days between 4 December and 7 December. The Primo RX7 mini has three different colors –midnight purple, midnight blue, and black. It ... Read More »

Apple planning to use Qualcomm ultrasonic fingerprint in new iPhone


Apple is reportedly planning to use Qualcomm’s ultrasonic fingerprint sensor technology in one iPhone model, set to be released in 2020. The iPhone maker was partnering with Taiwanese touchscreen maker GIS to develop an iPhone for 2020 or 2021 that could use the under-display tech, MacRumors reported on Wednesday. Qualcomm unveiled the new 3D Sonic Max ultrasonic fingerprint reader on ... Read More »