Karachi land mafia trying to take over Aisha Bawany College: Director colleges
Mohammad Mashooque, Director Colleges, Karachi on Saturday said that a land mafia is behind attempts to take over Aisha...
SHC orders reopening of Aisha Bawani College
The Sindh High Court on Saturday suspended the order  of the local city court to seal Aisha Bawani Government...
Facebook opens AI lab in Canada, with Trudeau on hand
Facebook opened its first artificial intelligence lab in Canada on Friday, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was on hand...
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
Electric car startup Faraday Future signs factory deal
Electric car startup Faraday Future said Monday it had signed a lease for a new assembly plant in California and reaffirmed its intention to start deliveries in 2018. The company, whose backers include the head of the financially strapped Chinese tech group LeEco, said its new facility will be... Read more
China’s web users fear losing tools to bypass ‘Great Firewall
Enterprising internet users in China fear the tools they use to tunnel through the country’s “Great Firewall” may soon disappear, as Beijing tightens its grip on the web. Tens of millions of people are estimated to use Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) to bypass Chinese internet restrictions — getting access... Read more
US judge sets $30,000 bail for UK hacker who stopped ‘WannaCry’
A US judge in Las Vegas set a $30,000 bail on Friday for a well-known British cyber security researcher accused of advertising and selling malicious code used to pilfer banking and credit card information. Marcus Hutchins, 23, gained celebrity status within the hacker community in May when he was... Read more
Smash hit ‘Despacito’ becomes most viewed YouTube video
“Despacito” — the racy Spanish-language global smash hit throbbing with sexual innuendo — racked up another record Friday, supplanting “See You Again” as the most watched video on YouTube. As of early Friday afternoon on the US East Coast, “Despacito” had logged 2.995 billion views on YouTube, ahead of... Read more
Apple to launch watches that can make calls
Apple Inc plans to release a version of its smartwatch later this year that can connect directly to cellular networks, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. Some of the new models for the Apple Watch will be equipped with LTE chips and be able to... Read more
Cyber ‘worm’ attack hits global corporate earnings
Costly cyber attacks are having a bigger impact on corporate earnings and are becoming a fact of life for companies as Oreo cookie maker Mondelez, drug maker Merck and others said that a destructive “worm” attack in the last week of the second quarter disrupted operations. Mondelez International Inc,... Read more
Staying alive: WhatsApp finds new uses in conflict zones
These days, the word on the street in war-torn Syria is that hospitals are best avoided – even if you´re injured. “Sometimes we hear that people feel the home is safer than the hospital,” said Mohamed Elamein, an information officer at the World Health Organization (WHO) in Gaziantep, Turkey,... Read more
Samsung facing growing threats despite record profits
Sprawling South Korean conglomerate Samsung Electronics has recovered from a humiliating recall fiasco and the arrest of its de facto leader with remarkable speed, analysts said, after the tech giant stunned investors with record-breaking profits. But the world’s top smartphone maker, one of the huge family-run chaebols which dominate... Read more
Apple is removing VPN services from China App Store: providers
Apple Inc is removing virtual private network (VPN) services from its app store in China, VPN service providers said on Saturday, accusing the US tech giant of bowing to pressure from Beijing to comply with stringent cyberspace regulations. VPNs allow users to bypass China’s so-called “Great Firewall” aimed at... Read more
Amazon plows ahead with high sales and spending; profit plunges
Amazon.com Inc on Thursday reported a jump in retail sales along with a profit slump, as its rapid, costly expansion into new shopping categories and countries showed no sign of slowing. The world’s largest online retailer posted second-quarter revenue of $38 billion, up 25 percent from a year earlier.... Read more