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Cars of future ‘will detect heart attacks’ in drivers

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd October 2014

Cars of future ‘will detect heart attacks’ in drivers ISLAMABAD: Cars will soon be fitted with seats that trigger a “safe” emergency stop if a driver suffers a heart attack. Ford, the giant American manufacturer, said its seats will be fitted with sensitive electrodes that monitor the driver’s heart beat, through clothing, looking for irregularities. The technology will work with a camera that tracks...


Women’s pay remark trails Microsoft chief to the cloud

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st October 2014

Women’s pay remark trails Microsoft chief to the cloud SAN FRANCISCO- Even as Microsoft ramped up Internet “cloud” offerings for businesses, its chief continued to be dogged by a comment that women should not ask for pay raises. Satya Nadella hosted a press gathering Monday in San Francisco, where the US software titan detailed its strategy and latest moves for helping businesses tap into...


Samsung Introduces the Latest in its Iconic Note Series – The Galaxy Note 4,and Showcases Next Generation Display withGalaxy Note Edge

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th October 2014

Samsung Introduces the Latest in its Iconic Note Series – The Galaxy Note 4,and Showcases Next Generation Display withGalaxy Note Edge Offering a new dimension to Samsung’s unique Note culture, the Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge strengthen Samsung’s category leadership with the most progressive mobile devices on the market Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced the expansion of its flagship Galaxy Note series with the new Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge. Blending an...


Google announced on October 15 Android L is officially called Android Lollipop.

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th October 2014

Google announced on October 15 Android L is officially called Android Lollipop. -Jamal Siddiqui @Jamalseo Android L, and its official title, Android Lollipop is here, and with it’s arrival it has bought a raft of new changes. The arrival of Android L with Sundar Pichai, head of Android, claims it to be one of the biggest upgrades of Android yet. They further explains it’s features. It has...


Use of cloud computing for genes

By: Humair Rana, Uploaded: 18th October 2014

Use of cloud computing for genes Medicine and Medication rely upon technology too much. Initially, Thermometer, Microscope and Kymograph devices were used to examine and to diagnose. The health care sector also getting advantage of innovations in technology happening in these days. DNAnexus, USA based organization, has given breakthrough by applying cloud computing technology to the area of exome sequencing. Exom...


Chrysler recalls 900,000 cars for engine, wiring issues

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th October 2014

Chrysler recalls 900,000 cars for engine, wiring issues NEW YORK: US automaker Chrysler recalled more than 900,000 vehicles for safety issues on Thursday, including for an alternator problem that can cause engines to stall. Chrysler, the third biggest US automaker and part of Fiat Chrysler, said it will recall about 470,000 vehicles with 3.6 liter V-6 engines to address the alternator problem. About...


Apple starts iPhone 6 sales in key China market

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th October 2014

Apple starts iPhone 6 sales in key China market SHANGHAI- Apple began selling its latest iPhone in China Friday, nearly a month after other major territories due to a license delay by regulators, but it faces a tough battle with rivals led by Samsung in the crucial market. Staff at an Apple Store in downtown Shanghai clapped and congratulated iPhone 6 customers as they...


Mobilink enhances services portfolio for better customer experience

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th October 2014

Mobilink enhances services portfolio for better customer experience As a means to enhance customer experience, Mobilink has empowered customers through simplified access to retrieve information regarding mobile deductions and subscriptions. Mobilink customers through this access can retrieve their expenditure details with regards to their calls, SMS, data and Value Added Services (VAS) as well as manage their subscriptions with added convenience. This initiative...


Microsoft’s Xim app launched for picture sharing:

By: Humair Rana, Uploaded: 15th October 2014

Microsoft’s Xim app launched for picture sharing: Several types of Mobile apps are being developed by technological giants not only to satisfy end user needs ,but also maintain the interaction with the customers and, ultimately, to increase the business utility. Although Mircosoft has thousand of apps in their store to download, but it has developed another unique app that is named Xim...


Microsoft’s Skype launches video messaging app

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th October 2014

Microsoft’s Skype launches video messaging app NEW YORK: Microsoft-owned Skype on Tuesday unveiled a new app enabling users to send short video messages to stay “connected between calls.” The smartphone app called Skype Qik allows users to create and send videos  up to 42 seconds long. The new service seeks to help Microsoft catch up to rivals in the  fast-growing mobile...


New iPads aim to boost Apple in premium tablet market

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th October 2014

New iPads aim to boost Apple in premium tablet market SAN FRANCISCO- With the global tablet computer market showing signs of cooling, Apple’s expected unveiling of its new iPads Thursday looks to shore up its position at the high end. The iPad event in a small auditorium on Apple’s campus in the Silicon Valley city of Cupertino comes with Google reportedly set to introduce a...


Uber-heated battle as mobile apps rattle Asia’s taxis

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 13th October 2014

Uber-heated battle as mobile apps rattle Asia’s taxis SINGAPORE- Southeast Asia’s notorious taxi market is undergoing a shakeout as Uber and homegrown mobile booking applications gain popularity in a region that has long endured inefficient cartels and price-gouging drivers. San Francisco-based Uber, which allows customers to hail taxis or private vehicles via smartphones and pay with a credit card, is expanding rapidly in...


Smartphone’s hampering kids human emotion reading skills

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th October 2014

Smartphone’s hampering kids human emotion reading skills ISLAMABAD: With the increase use of digital media now days and less time spent for face-to-face interaction have led to decline in social skills among kids, a new study has revealed. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) study mentioned that the implications of the research are that people need more face-to-face interaction, and that even...


2.5 mln subscribers using 3G services

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 10th October 2014

2.5 mln subscribers using 3G services ISLAMABAD: Around 2.5 million subscribers has opted for 3G services being provided by mobile phone operators after its launch in April this year while this number is expected to rise further in due course. This number is grossly close to 3.34 million broadband users  that were available in Pakistan before 3G services. Not to mention,...


Amazon.com to open first physical store: report

By: Farah Jamil, Uploaded: 10th October 2014

Amazon.com to open first physical store: report SAN FRANCISCO:  Online retail colossus Amazon.com plans to open its first brick-and-mortar store in New York ahead of the year-end holiday season, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The shop will be located across from the famed Empire State Building and act as more of a tangible link to customers than a place for browsing,...


What is 4G internet technology ???

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th October 2014

What is 4G internet technology ??? About the term s ‘4G’ an ‘4G LTE: Technically, 4G stands for ‘4th generation’ mobile data protocol. But as a growing band of 4G users will tell you, it’s all about the speed. Now, what is 4G LTE?  LTE stands for Long Term Evolution. It’s a term used for the particular 4G protocol that delivers...


Anusha assures support for telecom investors

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 30th September 2014

Anusha assures support for telecom investors ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication, Anusha Rahman on Tuesday said after inception of 3G/4G, the telecom sector in Pakistan has become a promising land for foreign investors with 80 per cent voice penetration. She was talking to a two-member delegation of Lycamobile of  United Kingdom, headed by Faheem Shehzad Senior Business Executive who...


Zong celebrated their new benchmark “Zong 4G”

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th September 2014

Zong celebrated their new benchmark “Zong 4G” The aura inside the marquee hall lit by fluorescent blue lights at the Pearl Continental Karachi on 2Zth of September was celebratory. Guests from all walks of life, including the notable media personalities, tech-savvy individuals and business executives, came together with only one purpose in mind – to celebrate the new millstone set by Zong....


What is 3G internet technology ?

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th September 2014

What is 3G internet technology ? The term ‘3G internet’ refers to the third generation of mobile phone standards, as set by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). 3G technologies allow mobile operators to offer more service options to their users, including mobile broadband. 3G broadband offers greater flexibility and services by making more efficient use of mobile bandwidth than its predecessor...


Zong invited a group of bloggers/Digital Specialist from major cities of Pakistan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th September 2014

Zong invited a group of bloggers/Digital Specialist from major cities of Pakistan Zong invited a group of bloggers/Digital Specialist from major cities of Pakistan to visit the Zong Headquarter and see the life at Zong on 24th Sep, 2014. The young bloggers spent their day with Zong in the headquarters and apart from getting interesting information about Zong new plans about Zong 4G internet, they participated in...


Pakistan conducts successful test fire of Surface to Surface Missile Hatf IX

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th September 2014

Pakistan conducts successful test fire of Surface to Surface Missile Hatf IX RAWALPINDI: Pakistan on Friday conducted a successful test fire of Short Range Surface to Surface Missile Hatf IX (NASR). The test fire was conducted with successive launches of four Missiles from a state of the art Multi Tube Launcher with Salvo Mode. NASR, with a range of 60 km and in-flight maneuver capability is a...


Joy for India as Mars mission enters orbit

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th September 2014

Joy for India as Mars mission enters orbit BANGALORE, India- India became the first nation to reach Mars on its maiden attempt Wednesday when its low-cost Mangalyaan spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the Red Planet after a 10-month journey. “India has successfully reached Mars… History has been created today,” a jubilant Prime Minister Narendra Modi said from mission control after entry into orbit...


Samsung launches Note 4 ‘phablet’ ahead of schedule

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th September 2014

Samsung launches Note 4 ‘phablet’ ahead of schedule SEOUL- South Korea’s Samsung launched the latest version of its over sized Galaxy Note smartphone earlier than expected Wednesday after US rival Apple reported record sales of its latest iPhone 6. Samsung said the Galaxy Note 4 — initially scheduled for launch in October — would hit stores in South Korea and China this week...


SpaceX cargo capsule nears International Space Station

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd September 2014

SpaceX cargo capsule nears International Space Station WASHINGTON: SpaceX’s unmanned Dragon spacecraft was nearing the International Space Station on Tuesday with a cargo of supplies, including freeze-dried meals, 20 live lab mice and a 3D printer. Astronauts at the orbiting lab are scheduled to reach out with the space station’s robotic arm to grasp the Dragon at 7:04 am (1104 GMT), NASA...


Record iPhone weekend sales top 10 million: Apple

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd September 2014

Record iPhone weekend sales top 10 million: Apple WASHINGTON:  Apple said Monday it sold more than 10 million of its new iPhone models globally in the opening weekend of record sales of the bigger-screen version of its Smartphone. The US tech giant broke its own record for launch weekend sales of nine million a year earlier. “Sales for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6...


Broadband subscribers reach 3.64 mln

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd September 2014

Broadband subscribers reach 3.64 mln ISLAMABAD: The total numbers of broadband subscribers in the country have reached 3.64 million by April this year with addition of around 92,396 new connections in a month. As per stats issued by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) till March 2014, the number of broadband subscribers was 3.35 million. The main contributions of these huge subscriptions...


 
 
 



 
 
 



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