Professor Dr. Syeda Sultana Razia of Chemical Engineering Department of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) has been awarded this year's prestigious 2023 OPCW-The Hague Award, in recognition of her efforts to educate the people about the peaceful uses of chemistry, particularly in chemical safety and security.
Netflix has announced that three Grand Theft Auto (GTA) titles—GTA III, Vice City, and San Andreas—will be available for free on Android and iOS devices for subscribers starting December 14. Netflix users worldwide, including users in Bangladesh, can secure early access by pre-registering on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.
Starlink, a satellite internet system operated by Elon Musk’s SpaceX, will be allowed to operate over Gaza if the satellites are approved by Israel, according to Israel's Minister of Communications.
In a recent cabinet reshuffle, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been assigned with the additional role of overseeing the Ministry of Science and Technology, while Zunaid Ahmed Palak, the State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT), has been assigned with the additional responsibilities of the Posts and Telecommunications Department, following the departure of the two technocrat ministers from these ministries.
OpenAI, the parent company of ChatGPT, is not likely to grant board seats to investors such as Microsoft, Khosla Ventures, and Thrive Capital for its new board, according to a source familiar with the matter.
Bangladeshi born Sakib Jamal has been named in Forbes' prestigious 30 Under 30 list for 2024. This annual list by Forbes is a compilation of the most influential and promising individuals under the age of 30, drawn from various sectors such as business, technology, arts, and more. This recognition follows his earlier inclusion in Crain's New York Business 20 under 20 list earlier this year.
Students from the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) have recently developed a prototype of a light-duty electric vehicle that is capable of being charged wirelessly.
CrackPlatoon Charging Solution Ltd, in collaboration with Dhaka Electric Supply Company Limited (DESCO) and Sumatra Filling Station, recently launched their first ever commercial Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Infrastructure at Manikdi, Dhaka Cantonment.