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Number of Web users exceeds 18 million

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th October 2014

Number of Web users exceeds 18 million ISLAMABAD: The number of Internet users in the Kingdom reached 18.3 million this year. Subsequently, there is an increased demand for Internet and broadband connection services (both mobile and home-based). Due to this, subscriptions for broadband services across mobile networks in the Kingdom have continued to increase during 2014 to complement this, reaching approximately 20.7...


Bing with higher speed and better performance

By: Humair Rana, Uploaded: 23rd October 2014

Bing with higher speed and better performance Innovations, Upgrades and invention are so fast in the technological arena that the user finds it difficult to keep in pace with all of them. Microsoft has launched a new Marketing toolkit for its customer. Printable logos, free adds, sample email and social post are the features of new changes that have been made by...


Mobilink becomes fastest growing 3G service of Pakistan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd October 2014

Mobilink becomes fastest growing 3G service of Pakistan Mobilink 3G customers have reached 1 million mark rendering it as the fasted growing 3G service in Pakistan. Mobilink hit the 1 million mark within 90 days of commercial launch which is the fastest uptake of 3G services of any cellular operator in Pakistan. Mobilink’s 3G services were launched in July this year and continue...


Peer-to-Peer marketplace created by Tred for used cars

By: Humair Rana, Uploaded: 22nd October 2014

Peer-to-Peer marketplace created by Tred for used cars Business are facing stiff competition that’s why they always look for new ideas to elevate the size of sale.Tred,a USA based company, is working to increase the sale of new car, so it acquired  partnership with local dealer to let the customer test drive a car.After working with so many customers, Tred realized the significance...


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...


 
 
 



 
 
 



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