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Bangladeshi computer genius’s game on Google Play By BSS | Last Updated: 23rd July, 2019, 15:25

The 13-year-old wonder boy Roopkotha said the game has been developed in Unity platform using the C# programming language, with a focus on protecting the Earth from waves of alien invaders and incoming asteroids

Bangladeshi computer genius’s game on Google Play

Microsoft pays $25 million to settle corruption charges Microsoft pays $25 million to settle corruption charges

The Justice Department said Microsoft will also pay an $8.75 million criminal fine stemming from the Hungarian bid-rigging and bribery scheme


Chandrayaan-2: India launches second Moon mission Chandrayaan-2: India launches second Moon mission

India has successfully launched its second lunar mission a week after it halted the scheduled blast-off…


Chandrayaan-2 all set for launch on Monday Chandrayaan-2 all set for launch on Monday

The countdown for the launch will begin on Sunday evening and Chandrayaan-2 will perform 15 crucial manoeuvres in days to come


YouTube faces multi-million dollar fine over children's privacy violation YouTube faces multi-million dollar fine over children's privacy violation

The agency found that Google, YouTube's parent company, did not do enough to protect the privacy of children


Chandrayaan-2 normal after launch rehearsal Chandrayaan-2 normal after launch rehearsal

Sources say that preparations for the re-launch have been going on as per the revised schedule and were hopeful of a successful launch


India’s first Space Park in Thiruvananthapuram India’s first Space Park in Thiruvananthapuram

In a view to become a major manufacturing hub for space-related technology, research and development, the Kerala government will set up a state-of-the-art Space Systems Park 


Facebook mulls response to private posts ruling Facebook mulls response to private posts ruling

The California Supreme Court has ruled that the defense in a gang-related murder trial can obtain private postings from social media companies


FaceApp: How accurate are the predictions? FaceApp: How accurate are the predictions?

It might feel like every person you've ever met is using FaceApp at the moment


Instagram hides likes count in international test 'to remove pressure' Instagram hides likes count 'to remove pressure'

Instagrammers can still view the number of likes their own posts receive


Chandrayaan-2: India announces new date for Moon mission India announces new date for space launch

The country's first lunar mission in 2008 - Chandrayaan-1 - did not land on the lunar surface


Netflix shares slide on disappointing subscriber growth Netflix shares slide on disappointing subscriber growth

Netflix said that it still sees long-term growth on target, dismissing concerns that consumers were gravitating to rivals


Disability emojis: Guide dog and wheelchair user revealed Disability emojis: Guide dog and wheelchair user revealed

Some new emojis - including a wheelchair user, people with walking sticks and a hearing aid - have been revealed.


World Emoji Day 2019: 5 things you need to know about emojis World Emoji Day 2019: 5 things you need to know about emojis

World Emoji Day takes place every year on July 17. Let's have a look at how emojis came into being, its changing trends and which emojis are the most popular


Twitter rolling out new desktop look, users unhappy Twitter rolling out new desktop look, users unhappy

In the new version, users can switch between accounts faster and directly from the side navigation


Hawaii activists get ready for start of work on telescope Hawaii activists get ready for start of work on telescope

Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain to protest the construction…


Amateur Radio Operator’s drill held to combat disaster Amateur Radio Operator’s drill held to combat disaster

The drill of Amateur Radio Operators was held in several districts across the country with a call to…


India races for launch fix after Moon mission aborted India races for launch fix after Moon mission aborted

The agency gave no immediate indication when it would try again, but experts said ISRO would be cautious


India aborts moon mission launch, citing technical glitch India aborts moon mission launch, citing technical glitch

The countdown abruptly stopped at T-56 minutes, 24 seconds, and Guruprasad said that the agency would announce a revised launch date soon


Huawei plans to cut jobs in US-based R&D unit: Report Huawei plans to cut jobs in US-based R&D unit

The Trump administration has pushed allies to bar Huawei from 5G


NASA addresses controversy over 'Lost Tapes' of Apollo 11 moonwalk NASA addresses controversy over 'Lost Tapes' of Apollo 11 moonwalk

The agency restored the footage and released it in 2009 for the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon mission


 Powerful X-ray telescope launches to map cosmos Powerful X-ray telescope launches to map cosmos

One of the most significant Russian space missions in the post-Soviet era has launched from Baikonur, Kazakhstan


'US regulators approve $5bn Facebook fine' 'US regulators approve $5bn Facebook fine'

It told investors back in April that it had put aside most of the money, which means the firm won't feel much added financial strain from this penalty


Facebook to be fined $5bn for Cambridge Analytica privacy violations Facebook to be fined $5bn for privacy violations

The $5bn fine would be the largest ever levied by the FTC against a technology company, and the largest ever against any company for a privacy violation


India prepares to land rover on moon in global space race India prepares to land rover on moon in global space race

India is looking to take a giant leap in its space program and solidify its place among the world's spacefaring nations with its second unmanned mission 


AI programme wins first time pros in six-player poker AI programme wins first time pros in six-player poker

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, working with Facebook's AI initiative, announced Thursday that their program defeated a group of top pros in six-player no-limit Texas hold 'em


NASA shake up in new race to the moon NASA shake up in new race to the moon

As NASA scrambles to meet US President Donald Trump’s mandate to return humans to the moon by…


Hayabusa-2: Japanese spacecraft lands for final asteroid mission Japan spacecraft lands for final asteroid mission

It is the second landing for the unmanned Hayabusa-2, which touched down on the asteroid in February


US launches inquiry into French plan to tax tech giants US launches inquiry into French plan to tax tech giants

It will target firms such as Google and Facebook with a 3% levy on revenue made inside France


Twitter bans religious insults calling groups rats or maggots Twitter bans religious insults calling groups rats or maggots

Tech companies have struggled to strike a balance between free expression and protecting users from attack


Internet users hit 9.44 crore: Minister Internet users hit 9.44 crore: Minister

Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar on Tuesday said the number of internet subscribers…


Instagram rolls out new features to counter bullying with AI Instagram rolls out new features to counter bullying with AI

Instagram, the Facebook-owned platform announced Monday, as social media giants face increased scrutiny over the harassment faced by many users


Fake voices 'help cyber-crooks steal cash' Fake voices 'help cyber-crooks steal cash'

The AI system could be trained using the "huge amount" of audio the average chief executive would have innocently made available, Symantec said


Facebook to be quizzed in court on EU-US data transfers Facebook to be quizzed in court on EU-US data transfers

The Irish data protection commissioner will argue the legal mechanism for these transfers does not sufficiently protect EU citizens' right to privacy


5 Moon-landing innovations that changed life on Earth 5 Moon-landing innovations that changed life on Earth

 NASA airborne astronomy ambassador and director of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Manfred Olson Planetarium


Steve Jobs cast ‘spells’ to keep Apple from dying, says Bill Gates Steve Jobs cast ‘spells’ to keep Apple from dying, says Bill Gates

“I was like a minor wizard because he would be casting spells, and I would see people mesmerized, but because I’m a minor wizard, the spells don’t work on me,” said Gates


Calorie counting apps 'can exacerbate eating disorders' Calorie counting apps 'can exacerbate eating disorders'

Calorie counting app creators have been criticised for allowing the platforms to be misused by people with eating disorders


Amazon plans to launch 3,236 internet satellites, to take on Elon Musk’s SpaceX Amazon plans to launch 3,236 internet satellites

Amazon in its FCC application said its satellites would operate at altitudes of about 370-to-390 miles


Bangladeshi technologist invents Tk 5000 ‘Jadu PC’ Bangladeshi technologist invents Tk 5000 ‘Jadu PC’

The small device can turn one’s TV into a personal computer with a cost of only Tk 5,000


Japan's 7-Eleven payment app gives easy access to scammers Scammers hijack Japan's 7-Eleven payment app

The store launched a smartphone app for cashless payments earlier this week without realising the security risk

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