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Apple suppliers accused of poor treatment of workers

By: Hassaan Ali, Uploaded: 19th December 2014

Apple suppliers accused of poor treatment of workers LONDON: – Workers in Chinese factories making Apple products are poorly treated, with exhausted employees falling asleep on their 12-hour shifts, British broadcaster the BBC found in an investigation broadcast Thursday. Reporters who took jobs undercover at the Pegatron factories found workers regularly exceeded 60 hours a week — more than the company’s guidance —...


Sony cancels parody film as NKorea suspected over hack

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th December 2014

Sony cancels parody film as NKorea suspected over hack by Michael THURSTON LOS ANGELES:- Sony Pictures on Wednesday cancelled the release of a madcap comedy about North Korea that triggered chilling threats from hackers, as US investigators reportedly blamed Pyongyang for a damaging cyber-raid on the movie giant. The Hollywood studio announced the move after US theater chains said they would not screen “The...


Hackers trick way into ICANN computers

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th December 2014

Hackers trick way into ICANN computers SAN FRANCISCO: – The private agency that acts as a gatekeeper for the Internet on Wednesday said that hackers tricked their way into its computers. A “spearfishing” attack aimed at US-based nonprofit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) hooked staff members with emails crafted to appear as though they were sent from peers...


Samsung Unleashes New Era of 3-bit V-NAND SSDs for Consumers with Introduction of 850 EVO SSD

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th December 2014

Samsung Unleashes New Era of 3-bit V-NAND SSDs for Consumers with Introduction of 850 EVO SSD Delivers industry-leading performance and endurance to maximize everyday computing experience Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today launched the 850 EVO, the latest addition to its branded solid state drive (SSD) line-up. Based on Samsung’s 3-bit 3D Vertical NAND (V-NAND) technology, the 850 EVO SSD provides a significant boost in...


Mobilink Exclusively Launches Microsoft “Lumia” Devices in Pakistan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th December 2014

Mobilink Exclusively Launches Microsoft “Lumia” Devices in Pakistan Mobilink has entered into an exclusive partnership with Microsoft Pakistan to launch “Lumia” devices. The partnership entails exclusive launch of a range of devices under the Lumia brand. As part of this partnership, the first device Microsoft Lumia-535 was launched last week at Rs. 14,250. Microsoft Lumia 535 is a feature-rich devices aimed at providing...


Taser or electric eel? Both use same mechanism

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th December 2014

Taser or electric eel? Both use same mechanism WASHINGTON:- The electric eel, the scaleless Amazonian fish capable of producing 600 volts of electricity which can knock over a horse, uses a electroshock mechanism similar to a Taser, scientists said Thursday. The eel’s electrical impulses briefly paralyze prey by causing muscle contractions, not unlike the electric stun guns used by police. “I was struck...


New NASA spaceship’s test flight reset for Friday

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th December 2014

New NASA spaceship’s test flight reset for Friday ISLAMABAD: The launch of NASA’s deep-space Orion capsule for a test flight around Earth was delayed on Thursday after a last-minute technical problem with its rocket, NASA said. United Launch Alliance, a partnership of Lockheed Martin and Boeing that builds and flies the Delta 4 rocket, plans to try again at 7:05 a.m. EST (1205...


ADB introduces new Service to speed flow of low-carbon technologies to Asia

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th December 2014

ADB introduces new Service to speed flow of low-carbon technologies  to Asia ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank has set up a new service to match buyers and sellers of low-carbon technologies to speed technology transfer to developing Asia. The pilot service will initially focus on clean energy and energy efficiency technologies with the average transaction size expected to be $2 million-$5 million. Called IPEx Cleantech Asia, the...


Winter Jacket with Solar Panels can now keep your phone charged at all times

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th December 2014

Winter Jacket with Solar Panels can now keep your phone charged at all times Winter season, a season of wearing trendy jackets and sweaters is now in demand and guess what the season brands has introduced in the market. Surprise! Its a $599 Winter Jacket which comes with a Solar Panel which can keep the batteries of your mobile phones charged at all time. Tommy Hilfiger is selling a...


Lumia 535 Dual SIM Launched in Pakistan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th December 2014

Lumia 535 Dual SIM Launched in Pakistan The first Microsoft branded Lumia smartphone, Lumia 535 Dual SIM features five free, integrated Microsoft experiences, a spacious 5-inch display and a 5 MP front & rear facing camera Karachi – 4th December, 2014: Microsoft today announced the availability of the Lumia 535 Dual SIM in Pakistan. Offering five great integrated Microsoft experiences, a wide-angle...


Japan successfully launches asteroid probe

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 3rd December 2014

Japan successfully launches asteroid probe by Miwa SUZUKI TOKYO:- Japan on Wednesday successfully launched a probe destined for a distant asteroid on a six-year mission, just weeks after a European spacecraft’s historic landing on a comet. The explorer, Hayabusa 2, blasted off aboard Japan’s main H-IIA rocket from Tanegashima Space Center in the south of the country. The rocket roared...


Microsoft’s Forum enlightens financial leaders in Karachi

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 2nd December 2014

Microsoft’s Forum enlightens financial leaders in Karachi Lahore: In continuation of its insightful series of events, Microsoft in collaboration with the Institute of Bankers Pakistan organized a “Big Data Forum” for finance executives in Karachi. The Microsoft specialized  speakers at the forum highlighted the new ways enterprises can use technology to convert data into insight, enhance business performance in today’s fast-evolving economic...


NASA plans test flight of new craft

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st December 2014

NASA plans test flight of new craft ISLAMABAD: NASA is planning to carry out a test run of an unmanned craft, which is originally designed to carry humans as far away into space as the planet Mars. The new craft, named “The Orion,” is set to launch atop a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral on December 4, 2014. “The craft...


HP brings more investment in Pakistani Computer Industry

By: Jamal, Uploaded: 29th November 2014

HP brings more investment in Pakistani Computer Industry HP INC-USA, a leading global player in IT and Computer industry has hinted to bring more investment in Pakistani computer industry after the current political uncertainty in the country subsides. Yousaf Jamal Senior Vice President Pakistan Computer Association (PCA) said this on his return from Thailand after attending annual HP PPS IPG Channel Odessey-2015. Jamal,...


Samsung Galaxy Note4 gets elated endorsements from many celebrities

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th November 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note4 gets elated endorsements from many celebrities Samsung Galaxy Note4 enriched with fascinating new technologies amid numerous endorsements from popular Pakistani media icons and celebrities Lahore:The powerful new device from Samsung – the Galaxy Note 4,  enriched with fascinating new technologies and smartphone experiences, has been launched in Pakistan, amid numerous endorsements from popular media icons and celebrities including; the celebrated TV...


Mobilink to offer iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th November 2014

Mobilink to offer iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Mobilink today announced it will offer iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the biggest advancements in iPhone history, beginning on Thursday 11th December 2014. Customers can pre-order iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus beginning on Friday 5th December at www.mobilink.com.pk. For more information on Mobilink please visit: www.mobilink.com.pk. For more information on iPhone, please visit: www.apple.com/iphone. Press...


Liu Dianfeng Appointed New CEO of Zong

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th November 2014

Liu Dianfeng Appointed New CEO of Zong Zong, a subsidiary of China Mobile Communications Corporation (CMCC) and Pakistan’s first and only Super 3G & 4G mobile service provider, today announced the appointment of Mr. Liu Dianfeng as the new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Liu succeeds Dr. Fan YunJun, who shall be moving back to CMCC to pursue a...


Samsung scraps unit merger on shareholder opposition

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th November 2014

Samsung scraps unit merger on shareholder opposition SEOUL- South Korea’s Samsung scrapped Wednesday a merger between two major units, citing the spiralling cost of buying back stock from shareholders opposed to the deal. Samsung Heavy Industries — the world’s third largest shipmaker — and Samsung Engineering had announced the planned merger in September as part of a major restructuring to smooth a...


Samsung to slash number of smartphone models

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th November 2014

Samsung to slash number of smartphone models SEOUL- Samsung Electronics has announced plans to slash the number of smartphone models it issues next year by up to one-third as it tries to cut prices in the face of intense Chinese competition. The strategy, confirmed by a company spokesman Tuesday, was unveiled during a presentation in New York by the South Korean conglomerate’s...


Samsung unveils “Galaxy Grand Prime” & “Utopia” for 3G enthusiasts

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th November 2014

Samsung unveils “Galaxy Grand Prime” & “Utopia” for 3G enthusiasts The 3G-enabled devices are inspired by the trending of the word “Selfie” and powered to deliver delightful Social-networking experiences on Facebook and Twitter, along with E-Mail With the launch of 3G services in Pakistan, the telecom enthusiasts are seeking powerful new devices to enjoy the next level of voice and data communications. Being the global...


Toyota rolls out world’s first mass market fuel-cell car

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th November 2014

Toyota rolls out world’s first mass market fuel-cell car TOKYO- Toyota said Tuesday it would start selling the world’s first mass market fuel-cell car in Japan next month and elsewhere in 2015, in what its top executive called an industry milestone. The four-door Mirai sedan, powered by hydrogen and emitting nothing but water vapour from its tailpipe, will launch with a price tag of...


Samsung Electronics Honored with 36 CES Innovation Awards

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th November 2014

Samsung Electronics Honored with 36 CES Innovation Awards With two Best of Innovation and four Eco-Design awards, accolades reflect Samsung’s achievements in improving consumer experiences through innovation Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a global leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, semiconductors and telecommunications, today announced that it won 36 prestigious International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015 Innovation Awards. CES, the world’s largest consumer...


LG first to roll out Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th November 2014

LG first to roll out Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade Flagship G3 to be the First LG Smartphone to ReceiveNewest and Smartest Features of Lollipop OS SEOUL― LG Electronics (LG) this week will begin rolling out the highly anticipated Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade for G3 smartphones starting in Poland this week, to be followed by other key markets in the near future. LG, the first...


Japan’s smartphone ‘zombies’ wreak havoc on the streets

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th November 2014

Japan’s smartphone ‘zombies’ wreak havoc on the streets TOKYO- When the lights change at the Shibuya crossing in Japan’s capital, one of the world’s busiest pedestrian thoroughfares, hundreds of people with their eyes glued to smartphones pick their way over the road. Despite being engrossed in the latest instalment of Candy Crush or busy chatting with their friends on messaging app Line, most...


Yahoo buys video ad platform BrightRoll for $640 mn

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th November 2014

Yahoo buys video ad platform BrightRoll for $640 mn SAN FRANCISCO- Yahoo on Tuesday announced it is buying video advertising platform BrightRoll for $640 million to bolster its ability to make money from marketing on desktop computers and mobile devices. “Video, along with mobile, social, and native, is driving a surge in digital advertising,” Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer said. “Acquiring BrightRoll will dramatically...


Launch of the new Microsoft Lumia 535 today

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th November 2014

Launch of the new Microsoft Lumia 535 today Today, sees the launch of the new Microsoft Lumia 535, the best “5x5x5” smartphone package bringing a 5-inch screen, 5-megapixel front and rear-facing camera, and free integrated Microsoft experiences (such as Skype and OneNote) to more people at an affordable price. This is the first Microsoft-branded phone by the company. Lumia 535 comes in two...


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