Thursday, August 17, 2017

Facebook brings ‘special flower’ on Mothers’ Day

CALIFORNIA: Social-networking giant Facebook has installed a special flower reaction button to mark the Mothers’ Day. The new emoticon attracted a lot of users when they found a purple flower along

Global ransomware cyber attack: Hackers exploited US spy agency NSA’s tool to trick victims

WASHINGTON: A global cyberattack leveraging hacking tools widely believed by researchers to have been developed by the US National Security Agency hit international shipper FedEx, disrupted Britain’s

Facebook finds faster way to translate through artificial intelligence

CALIFORNIA: Social networking giant Facebook says its researchers have found a new way to use artificial intelligence to translate material on its social network faster and more accurately. This could

12,968 websites blocked till April: PTA

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has blocked 12, 968 websites which contained blasphemous content, National Assembly was told on Tuesday. “PTA had searched, identified and blocked

Google warns users of massive Google Docs phishing scam

CALIFORNIA: Google has warned its users to beware of emails from known contacts asking them to click on a link to Google Docs after a large number of people turned to social media to complain that their

China to launch Wikipedia alternative, recruiting 20,000 ‘high-quality’ authors

BEIJING: China is recruiting over 20,000 people for an online version of its national encyclopedia, to compete with Wikipedia. The project, to be launched next year, will feature 300,000 entries at about

Apple iPhone sales in surprise drop this year

CALIFORNIA: Apple sold fewer iPhones than a year ago in the first three months of 2017, the company said in its latest results. The California firm, which is due to release iPhone 8 later this year, said

Khat-e-Dubai: Microsoft creates a new typeface for the city

DUBAI: Dubai has become the first country to get its own font. The government announced the launch of "Khat-e-Dubai" (Dubai Font), the first typeface developed by Microsoft for a city, which will be

UAE gets first solar-powered gas station

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates (UAE)’s first solar-powered gas station has been opened by the Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), as the Gulf nation is increasing its focus on maintaining the highest


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