Saturday, June 24, 2017

Uber to pull out of Denmark after new taxi law

COPENHAGEN: Cab hire firm Uber will withdraw from Denmark in April because of new taxi laws that require drivers to have fare meters and seat sensors. Local taxi driver unions and politicians have complained

YouTube boycott could cost Google upto $750 million: report

CALIFORNIA: Google could lose up to $750 million from the advertiser boycott related to ads appearing next to extremist content, according to a report. YouTube, which relies extensively on big brands,

Elon Musk launches Neuralink, a venture to merge the human brain with AI

CALIFORNIA: How would you feel if you get a chance to upload your ideas on a computer or download someone’s thoughts? Seems impossible? Not anymore. Tesla Inc founder and Chief Executive Elon Musk has

NATO to spend $3.24 billion on upgrading satellite technology

BRUSSELS: A senior official has said that NATO plans to spend $3.24 billion to upgrade its satellite and computer technology over the next three years as the Western military alliance adapts to new threats. “Seeking

Big-spending companies pull ads from YouTube

CALIFORNIA: PepsiCo, Wal-Mart Stores and Starbucks have suspended their advertising on YouTube after the Wall Street Journal found Google’s automated programs placed their brands on five videos containing

Twitter suspends more accounts linked to ‘terrorism’

CALIFORNIA: Twitter suspended 376,890 accounts in the second half of 2016 for “promotion of terrorism,” an increase of 60 percent over the prior six-month period, the company said on Tuesday. The

IHC considers banning Facebook until it cooperates on blasphemous content

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday remarked that a ban on Facebook should be imposed until the social website cooperates with authorities over removing blasphemous content. Justice

New Apple Red iPhone buyer will contribute towards HIV prevention program

SANA MAHMOOD CALIFORNIA: Metallic finish vibrant red is the new color of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus introduced by Apple today. Red color has been used as a symbol making customers realize that buying

China to provide 4.5G services to Pakistan by June 2017

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will soon get the 4.5G services, which will be made operational by June 2017 in five cities of the country, it emerged on Tuesday. The services will be provided to Pakistan by Chinese


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