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Facebook launches parent controlled Messenger app for under-age

Using ‘Messenger Kids’ app allows kids under the age of 13 to send texts videos and photos Social media leader Facebook has yet rolled out another existing app called ‘Messenger Kids’, which allow under-age kids to send texts, photo and videos. World’s biggest social media company expanded its services to untapped market of kids under 13 while also giving parents ... Read More »

How to avoid getting hacked at the ATM

Don’t become a victim of ATM skimming, here’s what you need to know Around 600 customers have lost at least Rs 10 million in Pakistan, becoming the victim of Automated Teller Machine (ATM) skimming fraud. The affected bank, Habib Bank Pvt Ltd, confirmed that skimming devices were installed on 10 ATMs in Islamabad and Karachi. Soon after, the bank block all ... Read More »

World’s largest Lithium-ion battery switched on in South Australia

Powerpack system battery is connected to a 99-turbine wind farm at the Hornsdale Power Reserve The world’s largest lithium-ion battery has begun providing electricity into the power grid in South Australia. The project is a collaboration between the state government, American Elon Musk’s Tesla, and Neoen, a French energy company. The Power-pack system battery is connected to a 99-turbine wind ... Read More »

Samsung’s new battery can charge your phone in just 12 minutes

Samsung’s new battery can charge your phone in just 12 minutes

The battery will replace current lithium-ion batteries found in phones, wearables and cars The famous smartphone giant Samsung Electronics is working on a new graphene charging technology that could, once available, charge a mobile in just 12 minutes The Korean Company to introduce the battery with Samsung Galaxy S9 that will charge up to full in a just 12 minutes ... Read More »

Pakistani consumers can now sell solar power to national grid

The latest initiative will add 5000 to 7000 MW energy to national grid, officials say Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) has accorded approval to certification regulations for introducing the solar power net metering system in the country. According to Govt Officials, the Alternative Energy Development Board allowing for consumers to install solar-powered panels to generate electricity and sell the same ... Read More »

PTCL and KP Govt to Establish Incubator and Tech Park in Peshawar

PTCL will be extending Cloud services and surveillance solutions to the Incubation centre, IT Park The Pakistan Telecommunication Limited (PTCL) has signed a strategic settlement with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board to establish a state-of-the-art Incubation Center (Innovation Lab) and Software Park in Peshawar. The incubation Centre and the Software Technology Park to be built for the provision of ICT providers ... Read More »

Google admits tracking Android users even with location turned off

Google admits to gathering data even when Android users turn off location services Google onfirmed that Android phones and tablets have been collecting the addresses of nearby cellular towers and sending the encrypted data back, even when the location tracking function is disabled by the user. According to Quartz added that this has been happening since the beginning of 2017 ... Read More »

Tesla unveils game-changer electric truck called ‘Semi’

The long-anticipated Tesla Semi has a range of 500 miles on a single charge The co-founder, CEO and Product Architect of Tesla Elon Musk unveiled Tesla’s first electric semi-truck on Thursday evening at an event in Los Angeles that also included the surprise reveal of a new Tesla sports car. After months of teasing investors and fans that his company’s ... Read More »

IST holds International Conference on Aerospace Science & Engineering

President Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Chancellor Institute of Space Technology, Mr. Mamnoon Hussain and Vice Chancellor IST Engr. Imran Rahman with the participants of ICASE 2017 at Institute of Space Technology in Islamabad.

5th International Conference on Aerospace Science & Engineering (ICASE 2017) begins at Institute of Space Technology A spectrum of 50 national and international invited speakers from sixteen countries are attending the prestigious International Conference on Aerospace Science & Engineering (ICASE 2017) at Institute of Space Technology (IST) in Islamabad. The speakers from Canada, USA, UK, Spain, Germany, Italy, Sudan, Egypt, Turkey, ... Read More »

Lahore’s rickshaw drivers challenge Uber, Careem with new Awami Sawari app

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The rickshaw drivers have decided to incorporate modern technology in their work to compete in market A representative body of the rickshaw drivers, Awami Rickshaw Union, has launched an online service to ensure that they do not lose their share in the local transportation sector. These ride hailing services recently introduced in Pakista include Careem and Uber that have taken ... Read More »

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