Pakistan’s Hasan Ali continues to be lead Bowling Rankings
Pakistani pacer Hasan Ali continues to be lead the list of bowlers in the International Cricket Council (ICC), ODI...
Kevin Spacey apologises after sexual misconduct accusation
Kevin Spacey came out as gay early Monday and apologised to actor Anthony Rapp, who accused the Hollywood star...
PM ‘s successful visit to GB unnerve political opponents: Farooq Mir
PML-N Secretary Information of Gilgit Baltistan, Farooq Mir here on Monday said the recent successful visit of Prime Minister...
New Apple Watch that makes calls turns comic book fantasy into reality
More than two years after releasing the Apple Watch, Apple Inc has finally been able to replicate 1940s comic strip technology, an advance that analysts say will spur sales. The Series 3 of the Apple Watch, released on Tuesday along with the much-anticipated iPhone X, features wireless LTE connectivity.... Read more
Apple unveils three new iPhones, hails ‘biggest leap forward’
Apple unveiled three new iPhone models on Monday, including a top-of-line handset described as “the biggest leap forward” since the original iPhone 10 years ago. Apple chief executive Tim Cook announced the premium iPhone X — pronounced 10 — as well as a new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus.... Read more
With Irma goodwill gesture, Tesla’s remote control raises eyebrows
Electric car maker Tesla helped its owners fleeing the path of Hurricane Irma, offering a complementary boost to the car battery’s range to allow them to travel further before needing to recharge. The goodwill gesture was a publicity boost for the Silicon Valley firm, but the ability to remotely... Read more
Facebook fined 1.2 million euros by Spanish data watchdog
Facebook has been fined 1.2 million euros for collecting personal information from users in Spain that could then be used for advertising, the national data protection watchdog said on Monday. The fine stemmed from an investigation into the social network company, which was conducted alongside similar probes in Belgium,... Read more
Criticism of Equifax data breach response mounts, shares tumble
Equifax Inc (EFX.N) faced a storm of criticism on Friday over a hack that may have compromised personal data for some 143 million Americans, with consumers clamoring for answers and cyber security experts questioning the response to the massive breach. Lawmakers and regulators joined the chorus, scrutinizing the company’s... Read more
FBI probing if Uber used software to interfere with rivals: WSJ
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing to see if Uber Technologies Inc had used software to illegally interfere with its competitors, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. The investigation is focusing on an Uber program — internally known as “Hell” — that could track drivers working for... Read more
SpaceX launches secret US military space plane ahead of Irma
SpaceX successfully launched a secret US Air Force space plane on Thursday ahead of the arrival in Florida of Hurricane Irma. Live images broadcast by the California aerospace company showed a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the unmanned X-37B drone lifting off at 10:00 am (1400 GMT) from NASA’s Kennedy... Read more
Facebook takes the next step to monetise WhatsApp: WSJ
Facebook Inc is gearing up to make money from WhatsApp, the messaging service used by more than a billion people every day, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. WhatsApp will be testing new features to make it easier for people to communicate with businesses they want to reach... Read more
Electric cars and renewables not enough to meet Paris climate goal
The cost of electric vehicles (EVs) will fall to match those running on combustion engines by 2022, a key trigger that will mean by 2035 half of all passenger vehicles sold globally will be electric, according to the head of a top energy consultancy. But this expected exponential rise... Read more
Huawei unveils faster phone chip, claiming to beat Apple, Samsung
Huawei aims to use artificial intelligence-powered features such as instant image recognition to take on rivals Samsung and Apple when it launches its new flagship phone next month, a top executive said on Saturday. Richard Wu, chief executive of Huawei’s consumer business, on Saturday revealed a powerful new mobile... Read more
More than four million Time Warner Cable records exposed in leak
More than four million records of users of Time Warner Cable’s MyTWC app were found unsecured on an Amazon server last month, digital security research center Kromtech Security Center said in a blog post on Friday. The files — more than 600 gigabytes in size containing sensitive information such... Read more
Apple sets September 12 for iPhone event marking tenth anniversary
Apple sent out invitations Thursday to a September 12 media event at which the US tech giant is expected to unveil new iPhone models for the 10th anniversary of the culture-changing smartphones. The keenly anticipated event will be the first to take place in the Steve Jobs Theater at... Read more
Chinese cyber spies broaden attacks in Vietnam, security firm says
Cyber spies working for or on behalf of China’s government have broadened attacks against official and corporate targets in Vietnam at a time of raised tension over the South China Sea, cyber security company FireEye said. FireEye told Reuters the attacks happened in recent weeks and it had traced... Read more
Mark Zuckerberg welcomes second daughter in Facebook post
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife welcomed their second daughter — August — to the world on Monday with a post on the leading social network. As they did with after the birth of their first daughter, Maxima, in late 2015, the couple wrote the girl a letter,... Read more