Thursday, August 17, 2017

Wikitribune: free online news service by Wikipedia to be launched soon

CALIFORNIA: Wikipedia Co-founder Jimmy Wales has announced that he was planning a free online news service called Wikitribune in what he said was an effort to combat fake news. The news service will combine

Three cities of Punjab to get free Wi-Fi hotspots

LAHORE: The Punjab government has announced that free Wi-Fi hotspots will be inaugurated tomorrow (Tuesday) in three cities including the provincial capital. According to the Punjab Board of Information

Google‘s Earth Day doodle offers tips to help you do your part to save the planet

CALIFORNIA: Search engine Google has emerged with a message for all human beings on the Earth Day. “Do your bit and make a huge difference to save the Earth, the only known object in the universe known

The threats of living in a world conquered by machines!

AIMAN INAM BEIJING: Be it Smartphone, tabs or laptop, almost all of us have some sort of digital vitae around us 24/7, which shows that we rely on them beaucoup. Apart from manipulating the means of

Social Media turns you into a Narcissist!

AIMAN INAM TOKYO: Social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) have successfully influenced our lives!!! We love to upload and share snaps, goings-ons and usual happenings there. However,

Iran blocks most popular messaging app

TEHRAN: Iran on Wednesday blocked newly introduced messaging and calling app Telegram, according to the state media. The blockage follows the arrest last month of 12 people who ran popular reformist channels

152 pages promoting blasphemous content on Facebook blocked: interior ministry

ISLAMABAD: Interior ministry has blocked 152 Facebook pages featuring blasphemous content, said the Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Tuesday. Eight suspects involved in the act have

Instagram says its ‘Stories feature’ used by over 200 million people daily

CALIFORNIA: Image-sharing app Instagram has revealed that its Stories feature was used by over 200 million people on daily basis. “Over 200 million people now use Instagram Stories every day to keep

Wasim Akram joins Careem as CEO

KARACHI: Former cricket legend Wasim Akram has joined the taxi service Careem as its Honorary Chief Executive officer, but only for a single day. According to a leaked document and picture of the contract,


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