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What is Petya virus and how to protect your computer?

What is Peyta virus and how to protect your computer?

‘Petya’ Ransomware blocks access to a computer or its data and demands money to release it A new ransomware dubbed “Petya” started spreading across the world, targeting businesses and governments that weren’t sufficiently protected. The “Petya” ransomware has caused serious disruption at large firms in Europe through a software update mechanism and caused for many Ukrainian organizations got affected, including ... Read More »

Pakistan now connected to the World’s largest submarine cable system

Pakistan now connected to the World’s largest submarine cable system

Pakistan gets new submarine cable with a minimum design capacity of 40 terabytes per second Pakistan is now connected with a new submarine cable system with design capacity of at least 40 Terabits per second across 5 fiber pairs as Asia-Africa-Europe-1 announced the commencement of its operations around the region. Asia-Africa-Europe-1 (AAE-1) is world’s leading submarine of cable bridging over ... Read More »

Get Xiaomi products at 50% discount on June 23rd only

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Make the best of Xiaomi sale Xiaomi,  Chinese smart phone company, that has recently entered Pakistani market is offering a big sale for one day. Xiaomi’s flash sale is only available today on 23rd June, 2017 on their online Xiaomi store. Consumers can now purchase Mi Eco Products at a flat 50% discount from 8pm to 10pm. Here’s a simple ... Read More »

China now powered by world’s largest floating solar plant

China now powered by world’s largest floating solar plant

China’s floating solar plant left behind floating farms in India and Australia The largest floating solar power plant in the world just officially went operational in China. The floating termed as the Chinese government’s latest achievement in its ongoing effort to lead the world in renewable energy adoption. Floating plant is Located in the city of Huainan, Chinese province Anhui, an area ... Read More »

Pakistan’s first free Mobile wallet SimSim gets approval from State Bank

L to R: CEO of FINJA Qasif Shahid, CEO of FINCA Microfinance Bank Mudassar Aqil, co-founder of FINJA Monis Rahman and other team members.

SimSim is working under the collaboration between FINJA and FINCA Microfinance Bank Limited SimSim Mobile Wallet App has received regulatory approval from the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on 12th May, 2017. The approval was granted under the Branchless Banking Regulation framework formulated by SBP. SimSim is a mobile-wallet application, a product of FINJA Pvt Limited in association with FINCA ... Read More »

New ‘Judy’ Malware hits over 36 million handsets. How to protect your device?


Checkpoint reported 41 infected apps developed by Korea-based Kiniwini  There’s a fresh threat of Android malware, originally discovered by researchers at Check Point last week, malware apparently infecting Android phones This new malware campaign called ‘Judy’ has reportedly engulfed a large part of Google and Play store. It’s currently believed that upwards of 36.5 million Android devices may have already been infected. ... Read More »

Pakistan launches its first Artificial Intelligence incubator


VC Information Technology University Pakistan’s first “ADDO AI” incubator in Lahore Pakistan’s first Artificial Intelligence Advisory and Incubator, ADDO AI Pakistan has been launched on Thursday at Information Technology University, Lahore. The first project of Singapore based artificial intelligence incubator’s launch in Lahore, the AI incubator will also connect Pakistan with Singapore’s AI startups. Dubai and Mumbai launching will be made ... Read More »

PayPal and AliPay to be launched in Pakistan soon


Pakistan opening up to online payment systems like PayPal and AliPay As international investors seeks to deploy their business in Pakistan’s market especially in China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Pakistan government realised the absence of e-commerce payment gateways in Pakistan. IT minister Anusha Rehman said Pakistan is set to invite global online payment giants PayPal and Alibaba to offer their services ... Read More »

EU fines Facebook $122 million over ‘misleading’ WhatsApp takeover


Facebook fine became third social media’s penalty in Europe within a week Facebook has been fined by the European Commission for “providing misleading information” during its 2014 acquisition of WhatsApp. The European Commission called it a “proportionate and deterrent fine”. European Union’s competition commissioner Margarethe Vestager said that Facebook had falsely claimed it was technically impossible to automatically combine user information from ... Read More »

KP Launches Digital Strategy at Digital Youth Summit 2017

KP Launches Digital Strategy at Digital Youth Summit 2017

Digital Youth Summit is joint initiative of KP-ITB and World Bank which is powered by Jazz Khyber Pakhtunkhwa unveiled its Digital Strategy during the fourth Digital Youth Summit (DYS) 2017 to empower regional youth with skills, access, and markets exposure to opportunities in the digital economy. The Digital Youth Summit (DYS) is a technology conference and startup expo that takes place ... Read More »

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