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First Pakistani will go into space in 2022

China invites investors to develop space industry

Pakistan will send first astronaut into space in 2022: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry Pakistan will launch its first space mission in 2022, Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry announced during a press briefing in Islamabad. Addressing the media on Wednesday, Fawad Chaudhry said that a contract has been signed between a Chinese company and Pakistan’s Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission ... Read More »

Singapore Centre to promote ASEAN’s Cyber Capabilities and Response

SINGAPORE – Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean of Singapore announced on September 18 that his country will set up an Asean-Singapore Cyber-Security Centre of Excellence to strengthen Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members’ cyber strategy development, legislation and research capabilities. According to a report by Straits Times “with cyber-attacks mounting, Singapore is expanding its Programme to deepen Asean’s ... Read More »

Pakistan finally inaugurates first-ever National Center for Cyber Security

Pakistan’s first-ever Cyber Security Center launched in Islamabad ISLAMABAD — Better late than never, on May 21, 2018, Pakistan first-ever National Center for Cyber Security was inaugurated at Air University, Islamabad. Pakistani experts had long been demanding the opening of a Cyber Security Centre in the light of home-based and foreign-inspired cyber threats to Pakistan’s national, strategic and other establishments. ... Read More »

Careem admits to data breach, affecting 14 million users

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Ride-sharing platform Careem says hit by cyber attack with data of up to 14 million users stolen Careem, Middle East’s popular ride-hailing app, was hit by a cyber attack that compromised the data of 14 million users, the company confirmed in a blog post. The company learned of the breach, in which access was gained to a computer system that ... Read More »

Fake accounts can influence polls in Pakistan, says Mark Zuckerberg

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Pakistan may suffer in upcoming elections 2018-19 because of fake accounts, warns Facebook chief In a startling statement, Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has said that fake accounts can interfere in the upcoming elections in several countries including Pakistan and can spread false information. Other countries mentioned by Zuckerberg are US, Mexico, Brazil and India where the social media giant can ... Read More »

Europeans train for Mars mission in remote desert of Oman

Europeans train for Mars mission in in remote desert of Oman

European astronauts in aluminium-coated suits venture in the desolate Dhofar desert in Oman to help prepare humanity for a future mission to Mars. The two-member team of Astronauts are spending a month in isolation on a simulated ‘red planet’ venture aiming to one day help humans survive on Mars. The desolate desert in southern Oman, near the borders of Yemen and Saudi ... Read More »

Chinese Railway Police start using Smart Glasses to scan travelers

Glasses resembles Google Glass are connected to a police database that can match passengers with criminal suspects Police person of Chinese Railways are the pioneer in the country to start using facial recognition eye-wear to screen passengers, in Zhengzhou the capital of central China’s Henan province. Police stationed at train stations in China are going to be sporting some fancy new ... Read More »

Instagram’s ‘type mode’ new feature lets you add text-only stories

The new ‘Type mode‘ feature is available for iOS and Android devices Instagram has introduced it’s new feature named ‘Type mode‘ in Stories in a bid to allow the user to share Story posts containing text on colourful backgrounds. The newly introduced feature allows the user to add pages to their stories, without the inclusion of pictures or videos, the feature is available for iOS and ... Read More »

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