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Pakistan’s 3G/4G users reach 37 million milestone

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Pakistan witnessed a rise of 8 million 3G/4G Subscribers during 2016 Pakistan 3G or 4G internet subscribers’ increased by 8 million, according to Pakistan Telecommunication Authority‘s estimates of last two months of 2016. According to the released report measured till end of 2016, Pakistan’s 3G or 4G subscribers have reached the milestone of 37.57 Million. In comparison with PTA stats by ... Read More »

The 10 coolest products from CES 2017

The 10 coolest products from CES 2017

CES 2017 in Las Vegas was big on virtual and augmented reality, wearable tech, self-driving cars, drones and robots Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held in Las Vegas, Nevada, is one of the biggest annual events. This year around 175,000 parties presented their inventions and products at the show. The event hosted more than 600 startups at the Eureka Park Marketplace. ... Read More »

China invites investors to develop space industry

China invites investors to develop space industry

China to develop space industry for next five years China is seeking private investors, including those from outside the country, to develop its aerospace program. China is looking forward to commercialize its satellite communications and broadcasting systems, according to an aerospace white paper the State Council Information Office released. China’s satellite navigation system, Beidou-2, is expected to enter service in ... Read More »

Tesla is powering an entire island in American Samoa with solar energy

Tesla is powering an entire island in American Samoa with solar energy

The island of Ta’u, located more than 400 miles off the coast of the Western U.S., is now entirely powered by solar energy, thanks to Tesla and SolarCity. Tesla and SolarCity, the recently merged companies announced a major solar project without taking more time, where they will be powering an entire island with solar energy. The island of Ta’u in ... Read More »

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

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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 »

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