June 6: Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has cut or canceled orders to major suppliers of components for its smartphones and telecom equipment following its U.S. blacklisting, the Nikkei reported, claims that were rejected by the Chinese firm.

Conference on Science and Technology kicks off

Published On: June 6, 2019 08:38 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 6: A two-day conference on Science and Technology for Prosperity kicked off in Lalitpur on Wednesday with the theme “Connecting Lives with Land, Water, and Environment”.

SAARC Youth Scientific Conference begins in capital

Published On: June 5, 2019 03:27 PM NPT By: Jashma Sainju

KATHMANDU, June 5: A two-day conference on Science and Technology for Prosperity: “Connecting Lives with Land, Water and Environment has started in the capital on Wednesday.

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana

Published On: May 30, 2019 12:30 PM NPT By: Reuters

May 30: Alphabet Inc’s Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy.

SAN FRANCISCO, May 28: Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday.

KUALA LUMPUR, May 15: Malaysian lawmakers on Wednesday called on authorities to investigate reports of a teenager who allegedly jumped to her death after asking her social media followers to vote on whether she should take her own life.

WASHINGTON, May 14: The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a “down payment” to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024.

Scientists say an end to the "HIV pandemic" could be in sight after a study found that effective treatment can prevent sexual transmission of the virus.

Facebook bans Alex Jones, other extremist figures

Published On: May 3, 2019 04:00 PM NPT By: Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO, May 3: Facebook Inc said on Thursday it was banning Alex Jones and other controversial U.S. political personalities for violating the social media company’s policies on “dangerous individuals and organizations.”

Facebook overhauls design as it pivots to private messaging

Published On: May 1, 2019 12:30 PM NPT By: Reuters

SAN JOSE, May 1: Facebook Inc debuted an overhaul of its core social network on Tuesday, taking its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company as it tries to move past scandals while tapping new revenue sources.