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World’s first solar panel road opens in France

World's first 'solar panel road' opens in France

France unveils world’s first solar panel road in Normandy village The village of Tourouvre-au-Perche in Normandy, France, changed the trend of solar paneling from the roof to the street by inaugurating the world’s first solar panel road. French State minister Ecology Ségolène Royal inaugurated 1km or 0.6-mile road in the small village of Normandy. Road is covered with solar panels ... Read More »

Almost half the world will be connected to Internet by end of 2016, says UN

Almost half the world will be connected to Internet by end of 2016, says UN

More than half the world’s people still off the Internet, Women, the elderly and the poor are still lagging behind, U.N. report says United Nation’s agency International Telecommunication Union (ITU) report says that 47 percent of the world’s people now use the Internet.  However, released also discovered serious geographic and economic disparities in who uses the Internet. One year back, ... Read More »

Electric Company Tesla officially merges with SolarCity


Tesla officially acquires SolarCity as shareholders of both Musk’s companies approved the deal last week by wide margins Tesla Motors Inc. completed its $2.6 billion acquisition of SolarCity, a company spokesperson confirmed. The deal unites two of Elon Musk’s companies, enabling the billionaire to sell both electric cars and solar roofs to his customers under one corporate brand. The company ... Read More »

Finally, Whatsapp Adds Video calling to iOS, Android and Windows Phones

Whatsapp Adds Video calling

WhatsApp, the massively popular messaging app owned by Facebook Inc., is adding video calling to its smartphone app WhatsApp, most popular instant messaging service with over a billion plus users, has finally confirmed the availability of a major feature video calling like Facebook, Skype and LINE messengers. Before official announcement about video call, the company tested video calling in its ... Read More »

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube team up to curb terror content online

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube collaborate to fight terrorist propaganda

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube would cooperate to fight terrorist propaganda and limit the spread of terrorist content online. Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online. The program announced would create a database of unique digital “fingerprints” to help automatically identify violent terrorist images and ... Read More »

Pakistan wins 3 Golds and 6 Silvers at Asia Pacific ICT Awards 2016

Pakistan Won 3 Golds and 6 Silvers at regional tech Awards 2016, Taiwan

Different delegates from 17 countries and 41 participants represent Pakistan in contested in Taipei international arena Pakistan has won three Gold medals and six Silver medals at the Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) 2016 ceremony held in Taipei, the Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT & ITES (P@SHA) announced this afternoon. Leading the way with the Golds were a young ... Read More »

Hyperloop train to connect Dubai and Abu Dhabi in 12 minutes

Futuristic Hyperloop train can travel from Dubai to Abu Dhabi at 500mph

A trip that takes over 2 hours on the bus and an hour on high-speed rail will now take only 12 minutes thanks to Hyperloop Hyperloop One, a United States Company, has agreed a deal with United Arab Emirates to evaluate building a new 500mph train to Abu Dhabi, which would travel 150km in just 12 minutes. The journey of 159.4 ... Read More »

BMW rolls out Pakistan’s first public charging stations for hybrid, electric vehicles

BMW rolls out Pakistan's first public charging stations for hybrid, electric vehicles

Dewan Motors investment in this technology is a significant step in supporting the BMW Group’s vision to offer electro-mobility internationally LAHORE – Dewan Motors, the BMW importers in Pakistan, have inaugurated first public charging station for electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles at the Emporium Mall in Lahore. Foreseeing the growth potential of plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles in the ... Read More »

Space Week 2016 inspires young Pakistanis to explore space science & technology

World Space Week 2016 Pakistan

World Space Week 2016 inspires young Pakistanis to enter into the realm of Science & Technology Young scientists and space lovers gathered at an exceptional event by Institute of Space Technology to share their love for space science and everything beyond home planet Earth. Throughout the world, space events are being held to celebrate, educate and inspire the children and ... Read More »

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