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Facebook accused of job ad gender discrimination By BBC | Last Updated: 19th September, 2018, 14:28

The company has recently removed over 5,000 targeting options for advertisers

Facebook accused of job ad gender discrimination

Microplastics may enter foodchain through mosquitoes Microplastics may enter foodchain through mosquitoes

Microplastics — tiny plastic shards broken down from man-made products such as synthetic clothing, car tyres and contact lenses


Elon Musk unveils first tourist for SpaceX 'Moon loop' Musk unveils first 'Moon loop' tourist

The mission, which is currently planned for 2023, will mark the first visit to the Moon by humans since Nasa's Apollo 17 landing in 1972


Japanese billionaire businessman revealed as SpaceX’s first Moon traveler Japanese billionaire businessman revealed as SpaceX’s first Moon traveler

Maezawa, 42, will be the first lunar traveler since the last US Apollo mission in 1972


Machines will do more tasks than humans by 2025: WEF Machines will do more tasks than humans by 2025: WEF

The sharp increase see a net gain in "new roles" for humans


Xiaomi launches Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A in Bangladesh Xiaomi launches Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A in Bangladesh

Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A feature the Helio P22 and Helio A22 chipsets respectively, both of which bring the 12nm process to a new segment


Japanese supply run to space station delayed again Japanese supply run to space station delayed again

The cargo ship — the seventh to be launched by Japan — contains new batteries needed for a pair of NASA spacewalks


NovaSAR: UK radar satellite to track illegal shipping activity UK's first radar satellite set for launch

The spacecraft will assume a number of roles but its designers specifically want to see if it can help monitor suspicious shipping activity


NASA satellite launched to measure Earth's ice changes
NASA satellite launched to measure Earth's ice changes

The mission is a successor to the original Ice


Bangladeshi scientist leads discovery of a novel quantum state of matter Bangladeshi physicist leads an int’l research team

A Bangladeshi physicist of Princeton University leads an international research team in discovering a novel quantum state of matter


Samsung sets new Galaxy device launch for October Samsung sets new Galaxy device launch for October

The invitation offered few details but the mention of "4x fun" led to speculation the about a new smartphone with four cameras or a foldable handset


SpaceX announces new plan to send tourist around Moon SpaceX announces new plan to send tourist around Moon

SpaceX gave no further details, but said more information would follow on Monday


Quarter of women in 30s check phone 200 times a day: Survey 'Quarter of women in 30s check phone 200 times a day'

However, a new survey has found that adults can find it just as difficult to steer their eyes away from their hypnotising smartphone screens


Moon rock hunter searching for states' final missing stones Moon rock hunter searching for states' final missing stones

In recent weeks, two of the rocks that dropped off the radar after the 1969 mission were located in Louisiana and Utah


Apple iPhone XS unveiled alongside fall-detecting Watch

Apple unveils iPhone XS and new Watch

The iPhone XS has the same 5.8in-sized component as the original


Apple expected to unveil bigger, pricier iPhone today Apple expected to unveil bigger, pricier iPhone today

Most of the buzz is swirling around a rumored iPhone that is supposed to boast a 6.5-inch OLED screen, up from 5.8 inches on the existing iPhone X


Google fights French 'right to be forgotten' in EU court Google fights French 'right to be forgotten' in EU court

The two sides are battling over a shock 2014 decision at the same court, that imposed a right for individuals, under certain conditions


Bangladesh origin UAE student seeks public vote to help her school win big Bangladesh origin UAE student explains 'P VS. NP Problem'

The P vs. NP problem asks - is there a way to convert difficult to solve NP problems into P problems? If we can, the implications are drastic


Huawei welcomes 10 Bangladeshi ICT talents in Beijing  Huawei welcomes 10 Bangladeshi ICT talents in Beijing

Top 10 Bangladeshi students of Huawei’s flagship CSR programme “Seeds for the Future 2018” are now visiting China


Google introduces travel guide website ‘Touring Bird’ Google introduces travel guide website ‘Touring Bird’

So far, the site provides information about 20 cities that include New Delhi, Prague, Chicago, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin and Las Vegas among others


NASA's Curiosity rover captures panoramic view of dusty Martian skies NASA's Curiosity rover captures panoramic view of dusty Martian skies

NASA's Curiosity rover has beamed back a 360-degree panoramic view of the Martian landscape


New iPhones aim for momentum in sputtering smartphone market New iPhones aim for momentum in sputtering smartphone market

Speculation includes talk that Apple will introduce three new iPhone models, infusing some with features from a premium iPhone X


58 percent tech employees feel like frauds 58 percent tech employees feel like frauds

The condition, first defined in 1978, refers to the feeling of phoniness in people who believe they are not intelligent


Facebook to build $1 bn Singapore data centre, first in Asia Facebook to build $1 bn Singapore data centre

The company expects it to be run on 100 percent renewable energy, like its other data centres


Scientists build timepiece that is 1000 times more accurate Scientists build timepiece that is 1000 times more accurate

Called, Cryogenic Sapphire Oscillator, the system uses 1,200-carat sapphire crystal that is cooled down to minus 267 degrees Celsius


Twitter: Algorithms were not always impartial Twitter admits 'unfairly' hiding accounts

Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey says the platform "unfairly" reduced the visibility of 600,000 accounts, including some members of Congress


Google launches new search experience for job seekers in Bangladesh Google launches search experience for job seekers in Bangladesh

The new feature is built directly into Google Search to provide a comprehensive listing of jobs across the web


7 coastal radio stations to be set up to strengthen naval security 7 coastal radio stations to be set up to strengthen naval security

These projects will be implemented under Global Maritime Distress and Safety System and Integrated Maritime Navigation System (GMDSS and IMNS) Project


Google bosses expected to snub Senate Google bosses expected to snub Senate

Based on her testimony – released on Tuesday by Facebook – she will offer little new information to the Senate about the company’s efforts


NASA to test parachute system for landing spacecraft on Mars NASA to test parachute system for landing spacecraft on Mars

NASA says in a press release that the system is designed for spacecraft descending onto the Red Planet from supersonic speeds


TSL, Microsoft jointly launch 'Digital Business Design'  TSL, Microsoft jointly launch 'Digital Business Design'

Toggi Services Limited (TSL) an Enterprise of Bashundhara Group, in partnership with Microsoft, has launched the "Digital Business Design" project


Google to launch AI technology to fight online child abuse Google to launch AI technology to fight online child abuse

The new tool based on the deep neural networks will be made available for free to non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other “industry partners”


UAE announces first astronauts to go to space UAE announces first astronauts to go to space

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashed al-Maktoum names the new astronauts as Hazza al-Mansouri, 34, and 37-year-old Sultan al-Neyadi


Facebook adds Alaska's Inupiaq as language option Facebook adds Alaska's Inupiaq as language option

Britt'Nee Brower grew up in a largely Inupiat Eskimo town in Alaska's far north, but English was the only language spoken at home


NASA is anxious to hear from its dust-silenced Opportunity Mars rover NASA is anxious to hear from its dust-silenced Opportunity Mars rover

Flight controllers have been on alert for a message from Opportunity ever since a dust storm enveloped Mars in June and contact was lost


China to restrict online games in latest industry setback China to restrict online games in latest industry setback

A national vision report in 2015 said around 500 million Chinese-nearly half the population above five years old-suffer visual impairment


Journalists debunk rumors on WhatsApp ahead of Brazil vote Journalists debunk rumors on WhatsApp

The issue is particularly thorny in countries like Brazil, where more than 120 million people use WhatsApp


Astronauts tackle air leak on International Space Station Astronauts tackle leak on space station

It has been traced to a small hole in a capsule that was used to deliver a new crew to the laboratory 400km (250 miles) above the Earth in June


When cars fly? Japan wants airborne vehicles to take off When cars fly? Japan wants airborne vehicles to take off

The initiative aims to draw up a roadmap by the end of the year on commercialising flying cars, a concept that so far remains largely theoretical


Chinese hotel group investigates possible leak of millions of guests' data Millions of hotel guests data ‘for sale’

Data breaches are nothing new for China, but the scale of customer data involved has led to international press attention for the hotel group

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