Thursday, August 17, 2017

End of an era: ESEA shuts down Counter Strike 1.6’s all servers

CALIFORNIA: The most famous game of all time Counter Strike has been declared ‘officially dead’ after the E-Sports Entertainment Association League (ESEA) announced that CS 1.6’s last servers have

New accounts should be verified through mobile numbers: Pakistan asks Facebook

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has asked social networking giant Facebook to allow users to create new accounts only after mobile verification in an attempt to overcome the issue

Nisar meets FB Vice President, demands action against blasphemous content

ISLAMABAD: Facebook Vice President Joel Kaplan today called on Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan here to discuss removal of blasphemous content on the social networking site. During the meeting,

Samsung ‘reuses’ Galaxy Note 7 parts for new phone

SEOUL: Samsung is reusing the parts of its Galaxy Note 7 to make a new phone, a company spokesperson said. The Galaxy Note 7 was axed after a battery fault led to some devices catching fire. “The handset

No laptop ban on passengers travelling via Etihad airlines: US

WASHINGTON: The United States Department of Homeland Security has announced that it has lifted a ban on passengers taking laptops and tablet computers on Etihad Airways flights. The announcement comes

Germany imposes 50m euro fine for illegal social media content

BERLIN: Social media companies in Germany face fines of up to 50m euros ($57.1; £43.9m) if they fail to remove "obviously illegal" content in time. From October, Facebook, YouTube, and other sites with

One-fourth of the humanity uses facebook today!

SANA MAHMOOD CALIFORNIA: According to the latest statistics provided by Facebook on Tuesday (27th of June) two billion people were using the social network on the very morning.  CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Computer files are being held to ransom: buy decryption service for $300 or lose the data!

SANA MAHMOOD KARACHI: Blackmailing by means of holding computer files to ransom is the new form of lucrative cyber-crime. Unable to open your files you will suddenly see a message on the screen saying... “…

Facebook launches initiative to fight online hate speech

LONDON: Facebook is launching a UK initiative to train and fund local organisations to combat extremism and hate speech. It comes a week after the social networking giant announced steps of its own to


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