Speedo Bus Service to be launched in Bahawalpur, Lodhran
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif says his government is spending billions of rupees for the provision of comfortable and...
Road ire claims life in Karachi
One person killed and three injured on Sunday morning after a vehicle was fired upon at the Sea View...
LEAs arrest 11 terrorists, recover huge cache of weapons in Balochistan
FC Balochistan, intelligence Agencies and levies conducted Intelligence Based Operations (IBOs)  in various parts of Balochistan. According to the...
Firefox opts for Google as default search, surprising Yahoo
Alphabet Inc’s Google reclaimed on Tuesday its spot as the default search engine on Mozilla Corp’s Firefox Internet browser in the United States and other regions as the browser maker stunned Verizon Communication Inc’s Yahoo by cancelling their deal. Google confirmed the move but declined, along with Mozilla, to... Read more
Orbital ATK launches eighth cargo mission to space
An unmanned cargo ship packed with 7,400 pounds (3,350 kilograms) of food and supplies for the astronauts living at the International Space Station blasted off Sunday from Wallops Island, Virginia. Orbital ATK’s barrel-shaped Cygnus cargo ship launched atop an Antares rocket at 7:19 am (1219 GMT), a day after... Read more
Founder of web browser Opera says worried about online privacy
People should worry about online data collection by technology companies because it gives them unparalleled insight into users lives, the creator of one of the biggest web browsers, Opera, said on Thursday. Jon von Tetzchner said the situation was already comparable to George Orwell’s dystopian novel ‘1984’, since “everyone... Read more
Snapchat launches redesign after growth disappoints Wall Street
Snap Inc is redesigning its disappearing-message app Snapchat in an attempt to reach a broader audience, going back to the drawing board after being clobbered by Wall Street for another quarter of slowing user growth. The Venice, California-based firm, which had the hottest debut of any tech stock in... Read more
Afghanistan overturns suspension of WhatsApp, Telegram
Afghanistan on Monday overturned a temporary ban on WhatsApp and Telegram following an outcry among social media users who had branded the move an attack on free speech. Internet providers had been ordered by the industry regulator to block the popular messaging apps from November 1 to November 20... Read more
Alibaba says profit up 132pc in ‘outstanding’ quarter
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said on Thursday that soaring sales fuelled a 132 percent increase in net profit in what it called an “outstanding” quarter, as the firm raised its expectations for full-year revenue growth. China’s biggest e-commerce company said net profit for the three months ending September 30... Read more
Singapore opens new, high-tech airport terminal
Singapore’s Changi Airport opened a cutting-edge terminal Tuesday with a fully automated check-in system including facial scanning and computerized baggage drop points, but some passengers struggled with the new technology. Terminal 4, built at a cost of Sg$985 million (US$723 million), will have an annual capacity of 16 million... Read more
Samsung Electronics posts record Q3 profits, replaces CEOs
Samsung Electronics logged a record profit of $10.0 billion for the third quarter and announced a sweeping reshuffle of its top management on Tuesday, seeking to maintain its lead while its heir is in prison. The world’s biggest memory chip and smartphone maker has faced multiple challenges since last... Read more
Facebook says 126 million Americans may have seen Russia-linked political posts
Facebook Inc said on Monday that Russia-based operatives published about 80,000 posts on the social network over a two-year period in an effort to sway US politics and that about 126 million Americans may have seen the posts during that time. Facebook’s latest data on the Russia-linked posts –... Read more
iPhone X brings face recognition (and fears) to the masses
Apple will let you unlock the iPhone X with your face — a move likely to bring facial recognition to the masses, along with concerns over how the technology may be used for nefarious purposes. Apple´s newest device, set to go on sale November 3, is designed to be... Read more
Facebook, in reversal, to publish cache of political ads
Facebook Inc announced a plan to increase transparency about its role in political advertising on Friday, ahead of congressional hearings next week on social media companies and Russia’s meddling in last year’s US presidential election. Rob Goldman — Facebook’s vice president for ads — said in a blog post... Read more
Microsoft tops forecasts with 16% profit growth
Microsoft on Thursday delivered stronger-than-expected earnings for the past quarter, lifted by gains in cloud computing and other business services. For its first fiscal quarter to September 30, the tech giant said profit was up 16 percent from a year ago to $6.6 billion. Revenue meanwhile rose 12 percent... Read more
Malware attack hits 200 Russian, European targets: cyber firm
A malware attack that hit a Ukrainian international airport and Russian media outlets had almost 200 other targets in those countries and other European states, an internet security firm said Wednesday. The “BadRabbit” malware that struck on Tuesday appeared to be the largest since “NotPetya” was launched from the... Read more