After an eight-year struggle, embattled Japanese mathematician Shinichi Mochizuki has finally received some validation. His 600-page proof of the abc conjecture, one of the biggest open problems in number theory, has been accepted for publication.

George Washington University Hospital received its first COVID-19-positive patient on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. The man, in his late 50s was transferred from another hospital after his initial symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath) quickly escalated. He was connected to a ventilator at that hospital but eventually required a more intensive intervention.

Google launches coronavirus website in the United States

Published On: March 21, 2020 01:05 PM NPT By: Reuters

CALIFORNIA, March 21: - Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Saturday it launched a United States-focused website with information about coronavirus guidance and testing, as the country works on slowing the spread of the highly contagious virus.

US brings new charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei

Published On: February 14, 2020 10:30 AM NPT By: Associated Press

WASHINGTON, Feb 14:The Justice Department has added new criminal charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei and several subsidiaries, accusing the company of a brazen scheme to steal trade secrets from competitors in America, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.

UK grants Huawei a limited role in 5G, defying President Trump

Published On: January 28, 2020 07:40 PM NPT By: Reuters

LONDON, Jan 28: Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday granted China’s Huawei a limited role in Britain’s 5G mobile network, resisting U.S. pressure to exclude the company from next generation communications on fears China could use it to steal secrets.

Spotify launches playlists for dogs left home alone

Published On: January 15, 2020 08:30 PM NPT By: Reuters

LONDON, Jan 15: Spotify has made playlists and a podcast for dogs to listen to in their owners’ absence, after finding that nearly 74% of UK pet-owners play music for their animals.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: A provision in the Information Technology bill awaiting parliamentary endorsement makes internet service providers (ISPs) open to ‘criminal liability’ if they fail to comply with the order of any public institution or court of law to remove any information stored in their system and deemed illegal.

20 useful apps for 2020

Published On: January 1, 2020 01:55 PM NPT By: Sagar Ghimire

There are thousands of applications for both iOS- and Android-powered smartphones. From apps of banks to e-commerce platforms, they have become a part of daily life with the growing use of smartphone and the Internet.

CAN Info-Tech 2020 to be held in February next year

Published On: December 18, 2019 05:00 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: With an aim of promoting the use and development of information, communication and technology in the country, CAN Info-Tech 2020 is going to be held in the capital in February next year.

‘Budget for science and technology too little’

Published On: October 22, 2019 11:39 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Painting a dismal picture of the government's priority to the promotion of science and technology, Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has called upon the government to rethink its investment in this sector.