WASHINGTON, April 23: The world saw brain power take a different form Saturday. From the Washington Monument to Germany's Brandenburg Gate and even to Greenland, scientists, students and research advocates rallied on an often soggy Earth Day, conveying a global message about scientific freedom without political interference, the need for adequate spending for future breakthroughs and just the general value of scientific pursuits.

SEATTLE, April 22: A federal judge on Friday handed down the longest sentence ever imposed in the U.S. for a cyber crime case to the son of a member of the Russian Parliament convicted of hacking into more than 500 U.S. businesses and stealing millions of credit card numbers, which he then sold on special websites.

WASHINGTON, April 21: Facebook Company has claimed that the number of Facebook and Messenger users has climbed to 1.2 billion.

WASHINGTON, April 20: Astronomers have found yet another planet that seems to have just the right Goldilocks combination for life: Not so hot and not so cold. It’s not so far away, either.

A Montana real estate agent sued the founder of a neo-Nazi website on Tuesday, saying the publisher orchestrated an anti-Semitic “campaign of terror” that bombarded the woman and her family with hateful messages from anonymous internet trolls.

Adoption of GIS tech helps boost GDP

April 19, 2017 23:30 pm

Agendra Kuwar is the president of Esri India that specializes on GIS technology. Kuwar was recently in Kathmandu to participate in the company’s first user conference in the city. Republica’s Prasansha Rimal caught up with Kuwar to talk about the company and its plans.

User conference on GIS tech held

April 19, 2017 23:20 pm

KATHMANDU, April 19: Esri India organized the first user conference in Kathmandu on Wednesday under the theme of “Geographical Information System (GIS) - Enabling Transformation”.

Addressing mobile top-up woes

April 19, 2017 23:10 pm

KATHMANDU, April 19: You buy recharge card thinking that you have to make an important phone call, but when you dial the digit and hit the call button, you hear a reply from the other side stating your phone can’t be recharged due to network problem.

Cash or debit card?

April 19, 2017 23:00 pm

With the high advancement in technology, the change in the modes of payment has provided people with option to make payments with ATM or credit cards. This has made it easier and safer to handle huge amount of cash. Republica talked to few people to find out their usual payment method and to see if they feel insecure to use cards and how new payment methods has been helpful.

PARIS, April 15: Up-to-date Microsoft customers are safe from the purported National Security Agency spying tools dumped online, the software company said Saturday, tamping down fears that the digital arsenal was poised to wreak havoc across the internet .