Thursday, March 23, 2017

Major tech firms move to target ‘terrorist content’

WASHINGTON: Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube, Microsoft and all other major tech companies are ready to team up and curb the spread of online "terrorist content". The major U.S. tech

World’s biggest solar park to open in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is setting up world’s biggest solar park (1,000 MW) as part of its plans to promote renewable energy, Minister for Climate Change Zahid Hamid said. He was addressing

Chinese engineers manufacturing world’s fastest maglev train capable of 600-kph

BEIJING: A Chinese train manufacturer company announced that it started production of world’s fastest maglev railway, which will allow trains to travel at up to 600 kilometers per hour. “The

BMW to offer new version of i3 electric car in 2017

PARIS: German luxury carmaker Bavarian Motor Works (BMW) has announced that it was planning  to launch a new version of its i3 electric car next year with a longer range and revamped

Four arrested for cyber crime in Karachi

KARACHI: A four-member gang involved in cyber crimes has been busted and arrested from Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of the metropolis here on Friday, said Pakistan Rangers in a statement. The

Pakistan develops own radar system, claims PAF

KARACHI: A Pakistan Air Force official has claimed that Pakistan has developed its own indigenous radar system. This was stated by Commodore Fazal Mahmood, Director Vision of the Pakistan

Saudi women get jail, lashes for abusing in WhatsApp conversation

RIYADH: Two Saudi women were given jail term for 10 days and 20 lashes by a local court after they apparently chatted in a bad language on WhatsApp. According to Arab state media, judges

Instagram gets two new features, live streaming video and disappearing messages

CALIFORNIA: Facebook-owned image sharing app Instagram has announced that it has upgraded the features and added two new features i.e. live streaming and disappearing messages. The company

‘Nokia is not Ericsson; They are in crisis,’ clarifies Nokia CEO

BARCELONA: Nokia has claimed that it was outperforming arch-rival Ericsson in a weak telecoms equipment market, but its shares fell as its dividend and profitability forecasts fell short


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