Chief of Mission Chinese Embassy visits ISPR
Mr Lijian Zhao Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) Chinese Embassy visited ISPR today and interacted with DGISPR Major General...
KMC, Bahria Town sign MoU to lift garbage from Karachi
The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) and Bahria Town have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to lift garbage from...
COAS inquires, IK prays for Kulsoom Nawaz’s health
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa called former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and expressed his prayers...
Mars weather: ‘Cloudy, chance of nighttime snowstorm’
Mars is buffeted by turbulent snowstorms that occur only at night, according to a study released Monday that revises our understanding of Red Planet weather. Up to now, it was thought that snow falling from low-lying Martian clouds settled slowly and sparsely to the ground in an environment bereft... Read more
Facebook losing teens to Instagram-Snapchat: forecast
Facebook use in the US will slow as teens and young adults opt for smartphone image-sharing services Instagram and Snapchat, according to an eMarketer forecast released on Tuesday. The market tracker expected Facebook’s online community to grow, saying it would be due mainly to increased adoption by older folks... Read more
US board to vote on likely cause of Tesla ‘Autopilot’ crash
The US National Transportation Safety Board will vote at a September 12 hearing on the probable cause of a May 2016 crash that killed a man using the semi-autonomous driving system on his Tesla Model S sedan, the agency said on Monday. The fatal incident raised questions about the... Read more
Solar eclipse presents first major test of power grid in renewable era
As Monday’s total solar eclipse sweeps from Oregon to South Carolina, US electric power and grid operators will be glued to their monitoring systems in what for them represents the biggest test of the renewable energy era. Utilities and grid operators have been planning for the event for years,... Read more
Japan launches satellite for advanced GPS operation
Japan on Saturday launched an H-2A rocket carrying a geo-positioning satellite into orbit after a week-long delay, the government said. The launch of Japan’s third geo-positioning satellite is part of its plan to build a version of the US global positioning system (GPS) to offer location information used for... Read more
US military to create separate unified cyber warfare command
President Donald Trump ordered the US military on Friday to elevate its cyber warfare operations to a separate command, signaling a new strategic emphasis on electronic and online offensive and defensive operations. The move means the US Cyber Command, or Cybercom, will eventually become its own entity. It had... Read more
Hyundai plans long-range premium electric car in strategic shift
Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it was placing electric vehicles at the center of its product strategy – one that includes plans for a premium long-distance electric car as it seeks to catch up to Tesla and other rivals. Like Toyota Motor Corp, Hyundai had initially championed fuel... Read more
New Nokia 8 phone targets surging demand for video-streaming
HMD Global – the Finnish start-up looking to reinvigorate the Nokia phone brand – unveiled the Nokia 8 on Wednesday, hoping to cash in on rising consumer demand for high-quality audio and video features. The Android device – due out in September – will potentially beat rivals on price... Read more
Google enables voice recognition in Urdu
Google has  launched speech-to-text support for 30 new languages and dialects. Google launched a set of new products and features that help language users. This feature now include Urdu, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil, and Telugu. User of these languages will be able to use their voice to... Read more
Neo-Nazi group moves to ‘Dark Web’ after website goes down
Neo-Nazi website the Daily Stormer, which helped organize a gathering in Virginia on Saturday that turned violent, moved to the so-called Dark Web on Tuesday because its registration to use the open internet was revoked. GoDaddy Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google cancelled Daily Stormer’s Internet registration on Monday, saying... Read more
Google doodle celebrates Pakistan’s independence day
Google doodle changed its logo on Monday to celebrate Pakistan’s independence day. This is second time Google has featured a doodle for any Pakistani event, last year on 14th August as well. Google dedicated their doodle to celebrate Pakistan’s independence day. Watch Video:  “Ae Watan Tera Bhala Ho” on 70th Independence... Read more
Snap co-founders will not sell shares, CEO says
Snap Inc Chief Executive Evan Spiegel said on Thursday neither he nor co-founder Bobby Murphy would sell shares of the Snapchat parent this year, but that failed to soothe investors after quarterly results fell short of analyst expectations. Shares of the Los Angeles company slumped nearly 17 percent in... Read more
Intel set to roll out 100 self-driving cars
Silicon Valley giant Intel on Wednesday announced plans for a fleet of self-driving cars following its completion of the purchase of Israeli autonomous technology firm Mobileye. A day after closing the $15 billion deal to buy Mobileye, which specializes in driver-assistance systems, Intel said it will begin rolling out... Read more
Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo
Internet giant Google has fired the male engineer at the centre of an uproar in Silicon Valley over the past week after he authored an internal memo asserting there are biological causes behind gender inequality in the tech industry. James Damore, the engineer who wrote the memo, confirmed his... Read more