PayPal, MasterCard reach deal for store payments

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MasterCard Inc said it signed a deal with PayPal Holdings Inc that will allow customers to use PayPal’s payment services in stores. PayPal’s partnership with MasterCard follows a similar deal with Visa Inc in July as the company looks to expand its payments network. The partnership with MasterCard was first …

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2 militant couples of Neo-JMB held

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Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in a drive detained two couples for their suspected involvement with the Neo-Jamaatul Mujahedin Bangladesh (JMB) from Dhaka and Narayanganj. Mufti Mahmud Khan, Director of Media Wing of RAB, confirmed the matter to Jagonews24.com. ‘Details will be informed through a press conference later at 11.30am’, he …

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World’s expensive jeans

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You may feel they’re priceless, but your favorite jeans could be worth far more than you realize. Perhaps even tens of thousands of dollars. So valuable, in fact, that New York-based filmmaker Devin Leisher has produced a documentary dedicated to the history and production of the American classic. But here’s …

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Samsung recalls Note 7 flagship over explosive batteries

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Samsung Electronics is recalling its flagship Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone and said that battery problems were behind phones catching fire. The decision follows reports in the US and South Korea of the phone ‘exploding’ during or after charging. The South Korean company said customers who had already bought the phone …

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Childhood emotions may affect performance in adulthood

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Childhood emotional experiences of individuals can have long lasting consequences in adulthood while they perform a task, a study revealed. In the study published in the online journal, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, the researchers stated that emotional bond shared with parents in early childhood generates our ability to regulate emotions …

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Pietersen warns Morgan against Bangladesh no-show

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Former England captain Kevin Pietersen has told the current limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan that he will be putting his international future in jeopardy if he opts out of the upcoming tour of Bangladesh. The future of the tour was in the balance after an attack on a Dhaka cafe in …

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Boeing aims for supersonics and Mars at outset of second century

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The Boeing Co marked its centennial on Friday with plans to sharpen its focus on innovation, including ambitious projects for supersonic commercial flight and a rocket that could carry humans to other planets. But innovation at Boeing will be “disciplined” and not endanger the future of the world`s biggest plane …

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Jupiter’s great red spot ‘roars with heat’

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Jupiter`s Great Red Spot – a hurricane three times bigger than Earth – is blasting the planet`s upper atmosphere with heat, astronomers have found. Using measurements from an infrared telescope in Hawaii, a UK and US team found evidence for temperatures as high as 1,500C – hundreds of degrees warmer …

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Greed may doom humanity, says Hawking

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He is better known for wrestling with the mysterious forces that shape our universe and the existential threat posed by technology. But physicist Stephen Hawking now fears greed could be the undoing of the human race. The University of Cambridge professor has warned that the unequal divide of wealth between …

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HK designer constructs own sex robot

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It may be many men’s dream to have Scarlett Johansson tend to their every need. But one man has come close to making this fantasy a reality by building a look-a-like robot. He now plans on sharing his designs in a handbook, so other fans can create their own sexy …

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