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World stopped, Armstrong moonwalked

AFP | When Neil Armstrong walked on the Moon, he became the biggest live television star in history. Officially more than 500 million people gathered...
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Zuckerberg denies knowing about data leakage on Facebook

AFP | Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, the social...
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Pakistanis are too smart to fall for fake news

AFP | A survey conducted by 'The Centre for International Governance Innovation' found Pakistani people to be most skeptical of fake news on the internet...
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Gotta catch some shuteye: Pokemon’s new ‘Sleep Game’

 AFP | Having trouble waking up in the morning? Not getting enough sleep? The company that brought you Pokemon Go may have a solution: a...
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The persistence of Chaos: World’s deadliest laptop sells for $1.3 million

AFP | For Chinese artist, Guo O Dong, the simple black Samsung NC10 laptop computer, loaded with six potent viruses, symbolizes one of the world's...

Huawei denies working with Chinese Govt.

AFP | Beijing on Friday accused the United States of spreading "lies" about Huawei after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the telecom giant was...
Huawei

Huawei slams back with their own Operating System

AFP | Chinese telecom giant Huawei says it could roll out its own operating system for smartphones and laptops in China by the autumn after...
Fawad Chaudhry

Science minister-cum-social media celebrity – Fawad Chaudhry

News Desk | We expect our politicians to be competent, charismatic and sensible but what we usually get is a combination of different things –...
Internet

Internet’s environmental footprints on green earth

AFP | Technology is often touted as a solution to the world's environmental challenges, but it is also part of the problem: industry executives are...
NASA

NASA missions for Mars after conquering Moon

AFP | On December 11, 2017, US President Donald Trump signed a directive ordering NASA to prepare to return astronauts to the Moon "followed by...
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Smartphone addiction is killing us: Can apps that limit screen time save us?

Robert C. Donnelly | We’re squandering increasing amounts of time distracted by our phones. And that’s taking a serious toll on our mental and physical well-being. Perhaps ironically, software...
Qualcomm

Qualcomm to see at least $4.5 bn from Apple settlement

AFP | US mobile chipmaker Qualcomm on Wednesday said it expects a windfall of $4.5 billion to $4.7 billion this quarter from its recent settlement...
Scientists

What if an asteroid was about to hit Earth? Scientists ponder question

AFP | Here's a hypothetical: a telescope detects an asteroid between 100 and 300 meters in diameter racing through our solar system at 14 kilometers...

Scientists set to unveil first picture of a black hole

AFP | On Wednesday, astronomers across the globe will hold "six major press conferences" simultaneously to announce the first results of the Event Horizon Telescope...

World’s first 5G phone released in South Korea

AFP | Samsung Electronics on Friday released the Galaxy S10 5G, the world's first available smartphone with built-in fifth-generation communications technology, as South Korea seeks...

Scientists find likely source of methane on Mars

AFP | The mystery of methane on Mars may finally be solved as scientists Monday confirmed the presence of the life-indicating gas on the Red...

Artificial intelligence: Undeniable reality – Dr. Zafar Jaspal

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | The nations have invested in advancing their Artificial Intelligence prowess. They have been intelligently harnessing its advantages and struggling to...

China orders probe into scientist claims of first gene-edited babies

AFP | Beijing has ordered an investigation into claims by a Chinese scientist to have created the world's first genetically-edited babies, a move that would...

National Bank & Microsoft Deal: Pakistan steps into the next generation of Banking

News Desk | National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), eager to modernize its financial transactions, signed another deal, with Microsoft and Premier Systems. Ceremony took place,...

PTA set to block all unregistered mobile phones by October 20th

News Desk | The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has announced that it will start blocking all unregistered mobile phone devices after October 20th, according to a...

Crisis management: Seven ways to engineer climate

AFP | Dismissed a decade ago as far-fetched and dangerous, schemes to tame global warming by engineering the climate have migrated from the margins of...

Artificial Intelligence can help doctors diagnose heart defects in infants

News Desk | An earlier diagnosis will allow doctors to perform corrective surgery and take other actions to help newborns with heart defects. Almost half of...

Apple unveils premium iPhone XS, health features for watch

AFP | Apple unveiled three new iPhones on Wednesday in a bid to bolster its spot in the premium smartphone market, along with an upgraded...

Facial recognition touted as ‘user friendly’ system for airports

AFP | As facial recognition technology use generates intense scrutiny, a new system unveiled at Washington's Dulles airport is being touted as a "user friendly"...

Space experts worry US won’t make it to Mars by 2030s

AFP | The United States has vowed to send the first humans to Mars by the 2030s, but space experts and lawmakers on Wednesday expressed...

Microsoft urges regulation of face-recognizing tech

AFP | Microsoft's chief legal officer on Friday called for regulation of facial recognition technology due to the risk to privacy and human rights. Brad...

Apple launches $300 mn ‘green’ fund for China suppliers

AFP | Apple said on Friday it has established a fund to invest nearly $300 million over the next four years to connect its Chinese...

Huawei’s new phone might be the camera genius you were looking for

News Analysis | Huawei is set to reveal its flagship phone The Honor 10 in Karachi’s Dolmen mall today. In the bright and blue camera...
Pakistan one step closer to a cashless society

Pakistan one step closer to a cashless society

News Analysis | In a major move aimed at driving the cashless ecosystem in Pakistan further, Mastercard - a leading technology company in the global...

AI is the new electricity

Anthony Williams | “AI(I) is well until it gets out of control and causes havoc and disruption in our lives.” This quote is from Andrew Ng,...

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