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...
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...
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...
Scientists announce discovery of new species of dinosaur
US scientists have announced the discovery of a new species of dinosaur. Its fossils offer further clues to how the dinosaurs became extinct 66 million years ago.Anzu wyliei is a strange, bird-like creature that has a bony crest on top of a beaky head and a long tail like... Read more
PM “wipes out” Twitter in Turkey
Twitter services were blocked in Turkey, just hours after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to “wipe out” the social network The network had ‘allegedly’ highlighted corruption in his inner circle. Twitter’s public policy team responded by saying on its official @policy feed that Turks could get around the... Read more
YouTube ban to go!!
According to  Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid  the ban on YouTube would be lifted soon because a software had been developed for blocking content that hurt people’s sentiments. The video sharing website was blocked in September 2012 after its administration and Google Incorporation refused to comply with a request by... Read more
Samsung unveils Galaxy S5 and Smartwatch
Samsung  unveiled a new smartwatch and fitness band along with the latest version of its Galaxy smartphone on Monday, demonstrating how the battleground for innovation is shifting from the hand to the wrist. The world’s biggest smartphone maker set a trend less than six months ago for wearable devices... Read more
WhatsApp service has been restored after more than 3 hours downtime
WhatsApp,  suffered an outage for more than three hours on Saturday, frustrated the users just days after its acquisition by Facebook for $19 billion. WhatsApp tweeted to its more than 1 million Twitter followers on Saturday around 22:48 GMT  saying “We are so sorry for the downtime …” Read more
WhatsApp, top deal of the past 10 years
WhatApp deal is considered “The world’s top deal over a decade”.  The deal was sealed on February 19 between Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and WhatsApp’s founder Jan Koum. Read more
Beleaguered Sony counting on new game machine
TOKYO (AP) — PlayStation stands out among the long list of famous Sony brands as one that hasn’t faded or succumbed to a nimbler competitor. Months after hitting global markets, the latest version of the video-game PS4 console went on sale Saturday in Tokyo, a big shift from times... Read more
MEA’s mobile data traffic of 1.49 exabytes per month by 2018
A research titled “Cisco Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast for 2013 to 2018”, reports that mobile data traffic in the region will increase 14-fold by 2018. Some other key features of the report are MEA mobile data traffic will reach 1.49 Exabytes per month by 2018  which... Read more