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Uber introduces new safety toolkit for users

Uber introduces new safety toolkit for users

LAHORE – Uber on Thursday announced its new safety toolkit which, over the next few weeks, will be rolled out to the millions of riders, drivers and couriers using the app across Europe, Middle East, Africa and Pakistan.The toolkit will introduce new innovative features which aim to increase transparency and accountability for all users, and […]

China consumer group raps Apple after ID thefts

China consumer group raps Apple after ID thefts

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – A Chinese consumer body has criticised iPhone maker Apple over a recent data security issue which impacted a number of consumers in China who said they had suffered financial losses after having their Apple IDs stolen.Apple said earlier this month that an internal investigation had found that a “small number of our […]

Twitter will now publicly flag offensive tweets

Twitter will now publicly flag offensive tweets

Public exposure certainly helps deter unwanted behaviour. Twitter is taking this pretty seriously after cracking down on users who violate the social media giant’s terms of service.On Wednesday, the company announced that any such tweets will be replaced with a post reading “This tweet is no longer available because it violated the Twitter Rules.” Twitter sets crackdown […]

A Higher Intelligence: Huawei unveils HUAWEI Mate 20 Series

A Higher Intelligence: Huawei unveils HUAWEI Mate 20 Series

LONDON, United Kingdom (Dunya News) Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) today unveiled the HUAWEI Mate 20 Series, one of the most highly anticipated smartphone series of the year. Representing a momentous milestone in the history of the HUAWEI Mate Series, the HUAWEI Mate 20 Series embodies the pinnacle of innovation. Designed with the industry’s most […]

Samsung buys AI tech firm Zhilabs to boost 5G capabilities

Samsung buys AI tech firm Zhilabs to boost 5G capabilities

SEOUL: Samsung said on Wednesday it had acquired artificial intelligence technology firm Zhilabs to enhance its 5G capabilities, marking a major push into the 5G market. Review: Samsung Note 9, a subtle powerhouse Zhilabs will continue to operate independently under its own management, Samsung said in a statement. Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 9 to reverse disappointing sales […]

Protecting nature the best way to keep planet cool: report

Protecting nature the best way to keep planet cool: report

PARIS (AFP) – The best and fairest way to cap global warming is to empower indigenous forest peoples, reduce food waste and slash meat consumption, an alliance of 38 NGOs said Monday.Restoring natural forest ecosystems, securing the land rights of local communities and revamping the global food system could cut greenhouse emissions 40 percent by […]

IT minister stresses need for accelerated digitisation

IT minister stresses need for accelerated digitisation

ISLAMABAD  – Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui said Thursday that IT based technologies would be introduced rapidly in public sector for its efficient working and achieving required results.He stated this while speaking at a ceremony titled Smart Governance and Emerging Pakistan organised in connection with SAP Public Sector Day in […]

Microsoft expands cloud service in push for $10 bn Pentagon contract

Microsoft expands cloud service in push for $10 bn Pentagon contract

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) said on Tuesday its expanded Azure cloud service to help government clients save data on their own servers would be available by the end of the first quarter of 2019, as it battles with Amazon.com for a $10 billion Pentagon contract.The two companies are left in the fray for the […]

Facebook launches AI video-calling device ‘Portal’

Facebook launches AI video-calling device ‘Portal’

LONDON (AFP) – Facebook on Monday launched a range of AI-powered video-calling devices, a strategic revolution for the social network giant in its bid for a slice of a market currently dominated by Amazon and Google.”It’s been a big shift for the company,” Facebook’s vice president of consumer hardware Andrew Bosworth told AFP before the […]

First SpaceX mission with astronauts set for June 2019: NASA

First SpaceX mission with astronauts set for June 2019: NASA

WASHINGTON (AFP) – NASA has announced the first crewed flight by a SpaceX rocket to the International Space Station (ISS) is expected to take place in June 2019.It will be the first manned US launch to the orbiting research laboratory since the space shuttle program was retired in 2011, forcing US astronauts to hitch costly […]

First alien moon discovered is big and gaseous

First alien moon discovered is big and gaseous

WASHINGTON: Astronomers have pinpointed what appears to be the first moon detected outside our solar system, a large gaseous world the size of Neptune that is unlike any other known moon and orbits a gas planet much more massive than Jupiter.The discovery, detailed by researchers on Wednesday, was a surprise, and not because it showed that […]

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