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3G, 4G auction process underway

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd April 2014

3G, 4G auction process underway ISLAMABAD: The process for awarding 3G and 4G cell phone spectrum licenses started here, in which four cellular companies were taking part. The process began with the announcement of base price of the bid for both the licenses, and PTA has allotted symbols to all four bidders to move forward the process,PTV reported. It merits...


Sony’s PlayStation 4 sales top seven million

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th April 2014

Sony’s PlayStation 4 sales top seven million TOKYO- Sony says it has sold seven million PlayStation 4 worldwide since its launch last year and admitted it can’t make them fast enough, in a welcome change of fortune for the Japanese consumer electronics giant. “The response from the global gaming community for PS4 (PlayStation 4) has been overwhelming and we are truly humbled...


Toshiba unveils first ever 4K Ultra HD Laptop

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th April 2014

Toshiba unveils first ever 4K Ultra HD Laptop WASHINGTON: With the growing demand for top-notched laptops, Japanese technological giant Toshiba launched its flagship laptop Toshiba Satellite P55t with 4K UHD display. Displaying capacity of a device has gained vehement significance, thus, Toshiba Satellite P55t has launched its newest gadget, featuring 4K UHD display along with Technicolor Color certification and an Adobe Lightroom 5....


Govt to strengthen Pakistan Council for Science, Technology

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th April 2014

Govt to strengthen Pakistan Council for Science, Technology ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Science and technology (MoST) is strengthening Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST) in terms of human and financial resources and technical facilities, and establishment of a cell within PCST, wholly dedicated to deal with NCST matters is also in consideration. PCST is acting as a secretariat of NCST, scientific data collection...


US seniors see slow migration to tech: study

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th April 2014

US seniors see slow migration to tech: study WASHINGTON: American senior citizens are gradually finding their way to the Internet, but lagging the overall population in online usage, a survey showed Thursday. The Pew Research Center report showed that 59 percent of US adults age 65 or older use the Internet — up six percentage points from a year ago. And 47 percent...


Samsung debuts ‘Smart Home’ that connects appliances with Smartphones,Tablets

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 3rd April 2014

Samsung debuts ‘Smart Home’ that connects appliances with Smartphones,Tablets After being showcased at the Consumer Electronic Show in January, three months from now, Samsung has launched its new product, capable of making connections with the other appliances present at your home such as TV’s, Tablets, Refrigerator and others. Initially it’s been launched in US and the South Korea but soon would be released in...


Amazon launches new device for streaming video

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 3rd April 2014

Amazon launches new device for streaming video NEW YORK: Amazon on Wednesday unveiled a new media streaming device, ramping up its challenge in online video to rivals such as Netflix. The Amazon Fire TV device, which fits in one’s hand and connects to television sets, aims to boost the US online giant’s efforts to capture viewers for its Prime Video service. “It’s...


Microsoft launches ‘Cortana’ smartphone assistant

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 3rd April 2014

Microsoft launches ‘Cortana’ smartphone assistant SAN FRANCISCO- Microsoft on Wednesday took on Apple’s Siri and Google Now with a smartphone personal assistant dubbed “Cortana.” Windows Phone vice president Joe Belfiore introduced Cortana onstage at the technology titan’s annual developers conference. “Cortana is the first truly personal digital assistant who learns about me, and the things that matter to me most,...


Apple, Samsung trade barbs as $2 bln patent trial opens

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 2nd April 2014

Apple, Samsung trade barbs as $2 bln patent trial opens SAN JOSE, United States- Lawyers for Apple and Samsung exchanged barbs as a major new patent trial opened Tuesday, debating the role of a company not even part of the case — Google. Apple’s legal team vowed to prove that Samsung flagrantly copied iPhone features and should pay more than $2 billion in damages, as...


Nokia X in partnership with Telenor Goes on Sale in Pakistan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st April 2014

Nokia X in partnership with Telenor Goes on Sale in Pakistan Nokia X offers a better-designed way to enjoy a world of apps Karachi: Nokia Pakistan announced today that Nokia X part of the new Nokia X family of affordable smartphones that run Android™ apps, has begun selling in Pakistan. The new device is the perfect introduction to a world of Android apps, coupled with signature...


Facebook founder Zuckerberg’s base salary reduced to $1 annually

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st April 2014

Facebook founder Zuckerberg’s base salary reduced to $1 annually New York: Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg’s salary was down last year, but don’t cry for him. He’ll be OK. In fact, the mega wealthy Facebook boss was just following the CEO salary downsizing trend for some industry heavyweights, such as Google. The social networking site paid him a salary of $1 last year,...


New iPhone likely out in September: Nikkei

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th March 2014

New iPhone likely out in September: Nikkei TOKYO: Apple is likely to release its newest iPhone globally in September with a higher resolution and bigger screens, Japan’s leading Nikkei business daily reported Friday. The handset, expected to be called the iPhone 6, is expected to come in two versions with a 4.7- or 5.5-inch screen, up from the current four-inch panel, the...


Haris Khan, the youngest Mobile App developer

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th March 2014

Haris Khan, the youngest Mobile App developer DUBLIN: Haris Khan, who is 10-years-old and a Pakistani boy by the nationality, has become the most youngest Mobile App developer after making a game by the name of ‘Super Soccer Kick. According to the sources, Haris is an Irsih citizen, but a Pakistani national, who is fond of technology and sports, whereas his passion...


Russian rocket launches with American on board

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th March 2014

Russian rocket launches with American on board BAIKONUR: Their relationship on Earth may be at its lowest ebb in decades, but the U.S. and Russia haven’t allowed their disagreements over Ukraine get in the way of their joint mission in space. In the early hours of Wednesday local time, a rocket carrying a Russian-American crew to the International Space Station blasted off...


Intel buys fitness-tracking band maker Basis

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th March 2014

Intel buys fitness-tracking band maker Basis SAN FRANCISCO- Intel on Tuesday announced it has bought fitness-tracking band maker Basis Science as part of a move into the hot wearable computing market. The California-based chip maker did not disclose how much it paid for Basis, which makes a strap-on wrist band that captures data such as heart rate, activity, and sleep to...


Cybercrime part of sophisticated online economy: study

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th March 2014

Cybercrime part of sophisticated online economy: study WASHINGTON- The dark world of cybercrime has evolved from one of rogue individuals to a functioning market-based economy with its ups and downs, code of conduct and “innovation.” A study by Rand Corp. and commissioned by the security firm Juniper Networks found a well-organized, multibillion-dollar underground economy that has become “a playground of financially driven,...


Electrical engineering is child’s play with littleBits

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd March 2014

Electrical engineering is child’s play with littleBits VANCOUVER- Ayah Bdeir is out to make creating Internet Age gadgets as fun and easy as playing with LEGO blocks. The engineer behind littleBits kits that make a game of piecing together modular circuitry used a Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED) conference to debut a piece to the puzzle that lets creations talk to the Internet....


China devised a machine which can diagnose the disease in 30 seconds

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th March 2014

China devised a machine which can diagnose the disease in 30 seconds Chinese people have devised a machine which can diagnose any kind of disease or harmful germs related to Diabetes and Stomach infections inside a human body in just 30 seconds. According to the sources, the machine can diagnose any kind of infection or disease related to diabetes and stomach infection in just 30 seconds. The...


NSA can record all of a country´s phone calls: report

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th March 2014

NSA can record all of a country´s phone calls: report WASHINGTON: The National Security Agency has developed a surveillance system that can record 100 percent of a foreign country´s telephone calls, The Washington Post reported late Tuesday. The system allows the agency to review conversations up to a month after they take place, the Post said. It quoted people with direct knowledge of the effort...


Move over ’123456′: passwords go high-tech too

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 13th March 2014

Move over ’123456′: passwords go high-tech too HANOVER, Germany- Internet users may before long have a secure solution to the modern plague of passwords, in which they can use visual patterns or even their own body parts to identify themselves. Developers at the world’s biggest high-tech fair, CeBIT, say that one of the biggest frustrations of having a smartphone and a computer...


Future of Smart phones: Pliable and Intelligent

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th March 2014

Future of Smart phones: Pliable and Intelligent by Farhan Mushtaq Although screen displays on smart phones have gotten wider and their capturing-devices have improved, the progression of gee-whiz innovation has slowed-down as recent releases of newly-launched smart phones lacked innovation with the exception of concave screens, bent either diagonally or horizontally from top to bottom. Smart phone companies are continuously thriving to...


Samsung to introduce new Smartzone collection

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 7th March 2014

Samsung to introduce new Smartzone collection ISLAMABAD: Samsung offered it’s new collection and official distributor in the market, whereas Samsung will start it’s production in Pakistan after 6 months. According to the sources, Samsung signed a pact with the Federal Govt. for it’s new distributor Smartzone in which Samsung will introduce its new collection of LED’s, AC’s, washing machine’s, and mobile...


Apps thrill toddlers as Swedish schools go digital

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 6th March 2014

Apps thrill toddlers as Swedish schools go digital STOCKHOLM- Two-year-old Mia traces out a letter on the screen with her forefinger, then claps with joy when the computer chants “wonderful!” and emits a slightly metallic round of applause. The preschool group at Tanto International School in central Stockholm is just getting used to a new batch of iPads — one for every two...


What is SEO ?

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th March 2014

What is SEO ? by Jamal Siddiqui Search Engine Optimization is the process of improving the visibility of a website on organic (“natural” or un-paid) search engine result pages (SERPs), by incorporating search engine friendly elements into a website. A successful search engine optimization campaign will have, as part of the improvements, carefully select, relevant, keywords which the on-page...


Microsoft’s Gates reclaims title as world’s richest

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th March 2014

Microsoft’s Gates reclaims title as world’s richest WASHINGTON: The surging price of Microsoft shares returned US tech tycoon Bill Gates back to the top of Forbes’s world’s billionaires list, with his US$76 billion beating out Mexico’s Carlos Slim’s US$72 billion. The annual list, released on Monday, counted 1,645 men and women as billionaires, with an average wealth of US$4.5 billion and a...


UK, US spies stored millions of Yahoo webcam images: report

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th February 2014

UK, US spies stored millions of Yahoo webcam images: report WASHINGTON- US senators said British and US spy agencies showed a “breathtaking lack of respect” for privacy after reports they had intercepted and stored images from webcams used by millions of Yahoo users. Files from Britain’s communications spy agency GCHQ leaked by former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden revealed how the Optic Nerve...


 
 
 



 
 
 
 



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