Thursday, March 23, 2017

WhatsApp’s ‘secure’ video calling is finally here

CALIFORNIA: Facebook-owned WhatsApp has on Tuesday added the much-awaited feature, fully encrypted video calling to its messaging app, a statement said. “The new video calling service

Pakistan launches its first Internet Exchange Point

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday launched its first Internet Exchange Point (IXP) for all local ISPs that will help reduce latency rates for all domestic traffic. Syed Ismail Shah, Chairman

This Pakistani Batman fan builds his own ‘Batmobile’

KARACHI: A Pakistani student, who claims to be the biggest Batman fan in Pakistan, has built his own Batmobile to express his love for the superhero. “I have always been a huge Batman

WhatsApp brings 2-step verification, background audio messages features for beta users

CALIFORNIA: Facebook-owned WhatsApp has rolled out a new ‘two-step verification’ feature for its beta users to ramp up the data security. The functionality when enabled will ensure

‘Fake news on Facebook didn’t sway US elections,’ says Zuckerberg

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Founder and Chief Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday rejected the thought that false stories shared at the social network paved a path of victory for President-elect

Twitter COO Adam Bain quits, CFO Noto to take his place

CALIFORNIA: Micro-blogging site Twitter Inc has confirmed that the company’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) Adam Bain, is leaving the company ‘to explore other opportunities’. “Mr

With 35m tweets on US election day, Twitter breaks its earlier record

CALIFORNIA: Top US micro-blogging site Twitter on Wednesday broke its earlier record of 31 million tweets on the day of election in 2012, setting a new one with 35 million tweets in the

Users facing ‘inconvenience’ after Turkey blocks access to Twitter, WhatsApp

CALIFORNIA: An internet monitoring group in Turkey said that access to social media sites Twitter and WhatsApp was blocked in Turkey on Friday, following the detentions of 11 pro-Kurdish

Pakistan ranked most affordable in world for telecom, ICT services: WEF

COLOGNY: According to a report on by World Economic Forum, Pakistan has been ranked as most the affordable country for ICT services. The WEF, in its annual “Global Information Technology


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