South Korean chat app becomes new outlet for #MeToo movement
A chat app where South Koreans can anonymously dish the dirt on their misbehaving bosses and colleagues is belatedly...
Sessions forms US cyber task force after election warnings
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday announced he would create a task force to examine how his Justice...
India’s City Union Bank CEO says suffered cyber hack via SWIFT system
India’s City Union Bank said on Sunday that “cyber criminals” had hacked its systems and transferred nearly $2 million...
PINK planet found: Astronomers discover new world on edge of our Solar System
Astronomers have discovered a new PINK planet on the edge of our Solar System.The dwarf planet – given the name 2012 VP 113 by scientists – is 80 times further from the Sun than Earth.It is 280 miles in diameter and is in a distant area of the Solar... Read more
HTC “Upsizes” the HTC one
HTC is all set to launch its  upgraded  flagship “HTC One” smartphone. The newer version will have a larger screen, better software and more camera features. The original HTC One received good reviews and was named the best smartphone of 2013 at the wireless industry’s premier trade show in... Read more
Goverment unable to block all objectionable meterial from the internet
In a written reply to a lawmaker’s query, the National Assembly was informed on Monday that the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) had carried out a search for objectionable material on the internet and blocked 31,819 such websites. But, the authority said, it was impossible to filter out all sites... Read more
Turkey’s attempt to block Twitter appeared to backfire
Turkey’s attempt to block access to Twitter appeared to backfire on Friday with many technology conscious users circumventing the ban amid growing suspicions that the prime minister was using court orders to suppress corruption allegations against him and his government. Turkey’s telecommunications authority said it had blocked access to... Read more
Coming soon- night vision equipped contact lenses
Contact lenses with night vision might be available soon o new developments by researchers in the US using graphene lenses to sense “the full infrared spectrum” plus visible and ultraviolet light. Zhaohui Zhong,assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Michigan said that they can make... Read more
“The nose knows” suggest researchers
Research from the US indicates humans can detect many more odours than the figure of 10,000 that has long been estimated . The human nose can distinguish at least 1 trillion different odours, a resolution orders of magnitude beyond the previous estimate of just 10,000 scents or so think researchers... Read more
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. On Monday, the social network confirmed the closing of the deal in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The document... 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