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Microsoft Devices Group Expands Affordable Smartphone Portfolio with the Nokia X2

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th July 2014

Microsoft Devices Group Expands Affordable Smartphone Portfolio with the Nokia X2 Microsoft Devices Pakistan unveiled the Nokia X2, the newest addition to the expanding Nokia X family of affordable Smartphones designed to introduce the “next billion” people to the mobile Internet and cloud services. The Nokia X2 represents the rapid evolution of the Nokia X family, delivering an enhanced experience across apps, hardware and the user...


Apple profit up as China sales surge

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Apple profit up as China sales surge SAN FRANCISCO:Apple quarterly profit climbed with strong demand for iPhones, particularly in China where the California company’s revenue surged. The only damper in strong earnings reported on Tuesday was a decline in iPad tablet sales. The California-based company posted a profit of $7.7 billion on revenue of $37.4 billion in the three months period to...


Lumia 930 Now Available in Pakistan

By: Farah Jamil, Uploaded: 17th July 2014

Lumia 930 Now Available in Pakistan The flagship Lumia 930 beautifully integrates the best of Microsoft and Lumia Karachi – 17th July, 2014: Microsoft Devices Pakistan recently announced the availability of Lumia 930 across Pakistan. Lumia 930 is the flagship Lumia device which features the best of Microsoft and Lumia and runs on Windows Phone 8.1. Commenting on the availability of...


Samsung’s Galaxy 11 Campaign Invites Football Fans to Unite and Join the Excitement of the Ultimate Match

By: Sumaira Alwani, Uploaded: 17th July 2014

Samsung’s Galaxy 11 Campaign Invites Football Fans to Unite and Join the Excitement of the Ultimate Match Today, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. released the final episode of “Galaxy 11: The Match”, marking the conclusion of the fantasy-inspired, multi-platform marketing campaign. Through ten months of various online and offline programs, Samsung’s Galaxy 11 has captivated fans worldwide around their common passion for football, generating more than 150 million video views. It has also...


BlackBerry stock falls after Apple-IBM deal

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th July 2014

BlackBerry stock falls after Apple-IBM deal MONTREAL:Blackberry stock  fell sharply Wednesday, one day after the announcement of a landmark deal between rivals Apple and IBM to offer custom-tailored apps for businesses. At closing, Blackberry shares were down nearly 12 percent to $9.97, after falling 6.3 percent when the markets opened in New York. Blackberry helped create a culture of mobile users...


Apple, IBM team up on devices for business

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Apple, IBM team up on devices for business NEW YORK: Apple and IBM unveiled a “landmark”  partnership Tuesday to win over business customers by offering  iPhones and iPads that are specially tailored to the enterprise users. The partnership will offer apps for the Apple devices which bring the power of IBM’s supercomputing analytics to a mobile workforce, according to a joint statement. The...


Microsoft to slash jobs to integrate Nokia handset unit -Bloomberg

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Microsoft to slash jobs to integrate Nokia handset unit -Bloomberg Microsoft Corp is planning its biggest round of job cuts in five years as the software maker looks to integrate Nokia Oyj’s handset unit,Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the company’s plans. The reductions, expected to be announced as soon as this week, could be in the Nokia unit and the parts of Microsoft...


Samsung finds ‘evidence’ of child labor at China plant

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Samsung finds ‘evidence’ of child labor at China plant SEOUL- Samsung said Monday it had temporarily suspended business with one of its suppliers in China after finding “evidence” of possible illegal child labor at the plant. The South Korean electronics giant launched an investigation into the Dongguan Shinyang Electronics Co. after the rights monitoring group China Labor Watch (CLW) reported the factory was employing...


Yahoo buys video streaming startup RayV

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Yahoo buys video streaming startup RayV SAN FRANCISCO: Yahoo announced Friday it has bought an Israel-based start up specializing in streaming high-quality video to computers and mobile devices. Yahoo did not disclose financial terms of the deal to acquire RayV, which will become part of the California company’s research and development team in Tel Aviv. “The (RayV) team lives and breathes...


Amazon launches document collaboration service

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th July 2014

Amazon launches document collaboration service SAN FRANCISCO: Amazon on Thursday launched an online service for collaborating on work projects in a challenge to tech titan Google. Zocalo is being billed as a secure, managed venue for storing, sharing and amassing feedback on documents, spreadsheets, presentations, Web pages, and other digital tools typically used to get modern day jobs done. The...


Samsung Announces New TV Commercial for Galaxy Tab S

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th July 2014

Samsung Announces New TV Commercial for Galaxy Tab S Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced the third Galaxy Tab S TV commercial, created to demonstrate the display power and unrivaled viewing experience of Samsung’s latest tablet. The new commercial, directed by world famous film and television director Jake Scott, brings his creative eye to the Galaxy Tab S campaign to showcase how the device...


Huawei Ascend P7 receives an overwhelming response after its launch

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 10th July 2014

Huawei Ascend P7 receives an overwhelming response after its launch Craziness and excitement was on the verge when Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider launched its highly anticipated Ascend P7 in Pakistan. The new 4G, LTE-enabled Smartphone received an overwhelming response and immense appreciation from the consumers. The Ascend P7 redefines Smartphone excellence with top-notch features, ultra-fast connectivity, and easier...


US military awards $40 million toward memory implant

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US military awards $40 million toward memory implant WASHINGTON: US military researchers announced Wednesday they have awarded $40 million toward developing a new kind of brain implant that may help restore memories in wounded soldiers and civilians. The work represents a major scientific leap forward, but experts said many hurdles remain before it can be shown to work in people, the Defense Advanced...


Samsung Electronics flags 25% plunge in Q2 profit

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 8th July 2014

Samsung Electronics flags 25% plunge in Q2 profit SEOUL- Samsung estimated Tuesday that its operating profit would plunge nearly 25 percent on year in the second quarter of 2014, as cheap Chinese devices and a strong won hammered down its share of the global smartphone market. Operating profit was estimated at 7.2 trillion won ($7.1 billion) for the April-June period, compared to 9.53...


Smartphones, electronics to get closer airport checks: US

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 7th July 2014

Smartphones, electronics to get closer airport checks: US WASHINGTON- Air travelers with smartphones or other electronic devices must be able to turn them on to take them aboard under new security measures, US authorities said Sunday. US-bound travelers from Europe and the Middle East have faced tighter airport security in recent days over fears that militants linked to Al-Qaeda are developing new explosives...


NASA to launch satellite to track carbon pollution

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st July 2014

NASA to launch satellite to track carbon pollution WASHINGTON- The US space agency is to launch on Tuesday a satellite that tracks atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming. The launch of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 is expected at 2:56 am Pacific time (0956 GMT) from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. “Now that humans are acknowledging the...


Woman dies in Australia using cheap USB-style charger

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th June 2014

Woman dies in Australia using cheap USB-style charger SYDNEY- Australian authorities issued a warning about cheap, non-compliant USB-style chargers Friday after a young woman died from apparent electrocution while using a laptop and possibly a smart phone. The 28-year-old was found wearing headphones and with her computer in her lap with burns on her chest and ears at a home in Gosford, north...


Google Android software spreading to cars, watches, TV

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th June 2014

Google Android software spreading to cars, watches, TV SAN FRANCISCO: Google set out Wednesday to expand its Android empire beyond smartphones to cars, watches and televisions. The technology titan laid out a sweeping Android vision at the opening of a sold-out developers conference in a keynote presentation streamed online to millions of people across the world. “We are beginning to evolve our platforms...


A plane without windows, but with screens

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th June 2014

A plane without windows, but with screens BOSTON: An American company after finishing the preliminary procedure has entered in an intermediary level for the completion of a plane without windows, which functions with heavy noise. The plane, S-512 worth $80 million and the final structure of plane along with functioning engine will be introduced in the year 2018. The outlook of the...


Scientists explain link between stress, stroke

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th June 2014

Scientists explain link between stress, stroke ISLAMABAD: Scientists have arrived at an explanation as to the correlation between chronic stress and heart attack and stroke. The study by Matthias Nahrendorf of the Harvard Medical School in Boston explains that the pressure from stress leads to overproduction of white blood cells, which, in turn, get plastered inside the arteries, thus potentially blocking...


Fire Phone-Amazon Introducing Its Own Smart Phone

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th June 2014

Fire Phone-Amazon Introducing Its Own Smart Phone By Aiman Ali Amazon enters the phone market launching its own smart phone, called the Fire phone. The Fire phone is a beautiful device. It’s got a 4.7-inch screen made from aluminum, with rubber casing to make it easy to hold.  It has a two year contract and will ship in July 25 and costs...


Amazon could shake up sector with smartphone

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th June 2014

Amazon could shake up sector with smartphone WASHINGTON- Amazon’s mystery unveiling Wednesday is widely expected to be a smartphone, which if managed well could shake up the market and boost the US online giant as a device maker. The company has given few hints, inviting a small group of media to the event to be hosted by Amazon founder and chief executive...


First Lumia Smartphones with Windows Phone 8.1 Launched Across Middle east

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th June 2014

First Lumia Smartphones with Windows Phone 8.1 Launched Across Middle east At a regional conference held in Dubai, Microsoft Devices announced that the first Lumia devices running Windows Phone 8.1 are now available across the Middle East, Near East and North Africa. “Lumia smartphones are growing in popularity across the region,” said Arto Nummela, Senior Vice President Microsoft Devices, India, Middle East and Africa. “This new...


Ubisoft out to get smartphone users dancing

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th June 2014

Ubisoft out to get smartphone users dancing LOS ANGELES- French video game star Ubisoft wants smartphone users to get up and dance. A test version of hit franchise “Just Dance” that can be played just about anywhere using smartphones as controllers should be released on a small scale for testing later this year. If “Just Dance Now” resonates, it will eventually be...


Microsoft and Sony battle for hearts video game fans

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 10th June 2014

Microsoft and Sony battle for hearts video game fans LOS ANGELES- Microsoft and Sony grappled on Monday for the hearts of hard core gamers whose devotion could determine whether Xbox One or PlayStation 4 rule console play and Internet Age entertainment. The rival console makers aimed squarely at hard-core video game players in grand press briefings, unveiling blockbuster titles and touting content or opportunities...


Traces of another world found on the Moon

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 6th June 2014

Traces of another world found on the Moon ISLAMABAD: Researchers have found evidence of the world that crashed into the Earth billions of years ago to form the Moon. Analysis of lunar rock brought back by Apollo astronauts shows traces of the “planet” called Theia. The researchers claim that their discovery confirms the theory that the Moon was created by just such a...


 
 
 



 
 
 
 



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