Thursday, August 17, 2017

Samsung Group building evacuated on report of explosives: media

SEOUL: A building owned by Samsung Group was evacuated on Friday following a report that explosives were inside, police said. However, officers dispatched to the Samsung Life building in Seocho, a southern

China launches satellite that would help counter natural disasters

BEIJING: China has launched a communications satellite which will reportedly provide better internet access on planes and in less-developed regions. According to the local media, Shijian-13 satellite

Uber’s head of communications latest to quit company

CALIFORNIA: Ride-hailing service Uber’s Head of Communications Rachel Whetstone has become the latest executive to leave the company. The news of her departure was confirmed by Chief Executive Travis

WikiLeaks reveal NSA cyber weapons used to hack Pakistan mobile system

WASHINGTON: New information about the involvement of US in hacking telecommunication system in Pakistan has been found in a release by WikiLeaks. This leak points to NSA’s cyber weapons which include

Google adds search results ‘fact check’ flag

CALIFORNIA: Google has added its fact check feature to search results globally, in a bid to help tackle the spread of "fake news", the company said on Friday. The search giant will now highlight "authoritative

Jeff Bezos sells $1b stock /a to fuel his rocket!

SANA MAHMOOD WASHINGTON: In order to fuel his Blue Origin Rocket Company - that plans to commence in 2018 taking millions of paid passengers on an eleven-minute space rides, Jeff Bezos is selling annually

SpaceX launches first recycled rocket ‘Falcon 9 booster’

FLORIDA: Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, better known as SpaceX, launched a recycled rocket recovered at sea from its first flight nearly a year ago. The Falcon 9 booster, which previously

Samsung launches its new flagship Galaxy S8 Smartphones: attempt to take on the iPhone

SANA MAHMOOD NEW YORK: After recalling and ceasing the production of Galaxy Note 7, Samsung bounced back with a vengeance by launching its new flagship smartphone on Wednesday (29th of March). This

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


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