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Arctic’s record warming driving ‘broad change’ in environment: study

Arctic’s record warming driving ‘broad change’ in environment: study

(AFP) – Global warming is heating the Arctic at a record pace, driving broad environmental changes across the planet, including extreme storms in the mid-latitudes, a major US scientific report said Tuesday.Persistent heat records have rattled the fragile Arctic for each of the past five years, a record-long warming streak, said the 2018 Arctic Report […]

Citizen journalism: New startup to promote parallel reporting

Citizen journalism: New startup to promote parallel reporting

LAHORE:When conventional media outlets are facing financial crunch owing to struggling economy and shift in the government’s advertisement policy, tech-savvy entrepreneurs introduced a new venture called Qissa.pk, an independent citizen journalism platform to promote parallel reporting.The basic model of Qissa.pk is based on citizen journalism, which has been around for a very long time, but […]

U.S. accuses Huawei CFO of Iran sanctions cover-up; hearing adjourned

U.S. accuses Huawei CFO of Iran sanctions cover-up; hearing adjourned

(Reuters) – Huawei Technologies Co Ltd s chief financial officer faces U.S. accusations that she covered up her company s links to a firm that tried to sell equipment to Iran despite sanctions, a Canadian prosecutor said on Friday, arguing against giving her bail while she awaits extradition.The case against Meng Wanzhou, who is also the daughter […]

Uber makes confidential filing for long-awaited IPO

Uber makes confidential filing for long-awaited IPO

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO: Uber has filed paperwork for an initial public offering, according to three people with knowledge of the matter, taking a step closer to a key milestone for one of the most closely watched and controversial companies in Silicon Valley.The ride-hailing company filed the confidential paperwork on Thursday, one of the sources said, in […]

Bitcoin falls over 7 per cent

Bitcoin falls over 7 per cent

LONDON:Bitcoin fell as much as 7 per cent on Friday BTC=BTSP, heading towards a recent one-year low in a broad-based selloff in cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin sinks to two-month low The world’s biggest and best-known cryptocurrency fell to $3,920.35 in late morning trade, heading towards a September 2017 low of $3,474.73 hit on Sunday. Other cryptocurrencies including Ethereum’s […]

Virtual reality helping children fight fear of medical treatment

Virtual reality helping children fight fear of medical treatment

Tech firms in Brazil use virtual reality to help children cope with the fear of medical treatment. According to BBC, the VR Vaccine project is designed to help children feel better about otherwise petrifying medical procedures. Here the children are provided a VR headset and a 3D animated adventure story, where armoured heroes fight bad guys.The […]

Musk says LA Hyperloop tunnel to be unveiled in December

Musk says LA Hyperloop tunnel to be unveiled in December

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop ultra high-speed transport system will be unveiled in Los Angeles in early December with free test rides to the public, the entrepreneur announced.“The first tunnel is almost done,” Musk said on Twitter late Sunday night. “Opens Dec 10.”Responding to comments on Twitter, Musk said there would be an opening event that night […]

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 […]

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