Technology

Italy’s antitrust regulator fines Google, Apple over data use

Italy's antitrust regulator has fined Alphabet's Google (GOOGL.O) and iPhone maker Apple (AAPL.O) 10 million euros ($11.2 million) each for "aggressive practices" linked to the commercial use of user data. According  to  Reuters The authority said in statement the two tech groups did not provide "clear and immediate information" on how they collect and use the data of those who...

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Italy’s antitrust regulator fines Google, Apple over data use

Italy's antitrust regulator has fined Alphabet's Google (GOOGL.O) and iPhone maker Apple (AAPL.O) 10 million euros ($11.2 million) each for "aggressive practices" linked to the commercial use of user data. According  to  Reuters The authority said in statement the two tech groups did not provide "clear and immediate information" on how they collect and use the data of those who...

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Chinese cyber security

Chinese cyber security captures state-level Indian hackers launching attacks against Beijing, Islamabad

A Chinese cyber security company recently released a report saying that it has captured a state-level hacking organization in India launching cyber-attacks against Beijing and Islamabad, with a clear aim at sensitive military departments. This was stated by Secretary General of the Cyberspace International Governance Research Center and Senior Research Fellow of Shanghai Institutes for International Studies, Lu Chuanying in...

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China launches new satellite for Earth observation

China has successfully launched its second Earth-observation satellite 'Gaofen' on Tuesday from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center. It will operate in a solar synchronous orbit and be used for remote sensing and Earth observation. The satellite will improve the monitoring capabilities of marine ship observations.  

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Instagram Will Soon Start Asking You To Take A Break If You Use The App For Too Long

Facebook (now Meta)-owned photo sharing platform Instagram is working on a new feature that helps users take quick breaks from Instagram. According to Instagram head Adam Mosseri Instagram is calling this feature “Take a Break" where one can take step away from the social media platform after spending a certain amount of time on the platform. The feature has been...

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GOOGLE, YOUTUBE AND GMAIL DOWN: OUTAGES REPORTED ACROSS EUROPE AS MULTIPLE SERVICES GO DOWN

Google’s services have been hit by outages, with users reporting problems across its products. YouTube, Gmail, Google Meet and more were all hit by problems, according to users and Google’s own status pages. “We are currently investigating an issue affecting user access to multiple services affecting users in Europe,” it said in an update on its status. The search engine's...

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NASA, SpaceX send Crew-3 mission into orbit

US National Aeronautics and Space Administration and private player SpaceX successfully launched Crew-3 mission into orbit from Florida on Wednesday night. According to the NASA, SpaceX's Crew Dragon Endurance spacecraft has successfully separated from the Falcon 9 rocket's second stage and is now flying on its own. The crew will spend six months conducting experiments and performing maintenance upgrades aboard...

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WhatsApp starts new feature that allows users to photos or videos vanish after they are seen

WhatsApp has started a new feature that allows users to have photos or videos vanish after they are seen. After the recipient opens the image for the first time, "view once" deletes it, without saving it in phone. However, it is possible for a user to take a screenshot or screen recording of the message when it is first opened...

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UNESCO seeks nominations for Int’l Award for Women in Science-2022

The promising and outstanding young women scientists can apply for the L 'Oreal-UNESCO International Award for Women in Science-2022 by submitting their nominations throughout the world including Pakistan till May 31. According to an official source, the award identifies and support eminent women in science throughout the world. Every year five awards laureates are recognized for their contributions to the...

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Going Induction Cooking? Here’s How!

Shifting cooking from a gas stove that we think you might be, you may be a bit wary of using an induction cooktop but once you get a hang of it, there is no going back. These days quite a few households try out the easy way of cooking that is induction cooking. however the world over it has become a...

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Internet Company Blocks Twitter and Facebook

Following the mass social media ban on President Donald Trump, ISP Your T1 WIFI — which services Northern Idaho and the Spokane, Washington area — has blocked their customers from accessing Facebook and Twitter. According to an email to customers that was shared on Twitter, the company had received complaints from upwards most of their customers, who were so incensed...

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Pak Navy Successfully Tests Capabilities

Web Desk: FCT: Pakistan Navy submarines successfully engaged their intended targets with Anti-Ship Missiles and Torps adding to further to the Defense of the nation. The successful firings have re-affirmed Pakistan Navy’s offensive capability and operational readiness. Chief of the Naval Staff expressed his complete satisfaction on the combat readiness of PN Fleet and commended officers and men for their...

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The Christmas or Bethleham Star Emerges After 400 Years or More

All sorts of Lunar and Solar eclipses and so much related to them this year and to polish them all with came last night, the year-end treat after centuries. What has become known as the “Christmas Star” or “Star of Bethlehem” - actually an especially bright planetary conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn - was visible in the night sky on...

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Pfizer Vaccine Candidate Proven Effective With Some Issues

The vaccine candidate - while a marvelous feat of science - has some hurdles to overcome if it's going to fulfill the promise of helping end the global pandemic. Beyond regulatory approval, there are manufacturing, logistical, and efficacy questions to deal with. With the world waiting, there is no question human ingenuity will prevail. But getting this vaccine out to...

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General Qamar Bajwa hails POF Technological Upgradations

Chief of Army Staff, Pakistan, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, yesterday stated that upgradation of technology is of utmost importance to meet the future challenges of the battlefield, the Inter-Services Public Relation (ISPR) reported. General Bajwa made his important observations, during a visit to Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) in Wah, where he was given a detailed briefing on the performance of...

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The Dilly Dallying of TikTok

Web Desk, Washington - A United States judge said on Wednesday he was uncertain if he had a legal basis to bar the U.S. Commerce Department from imposing restrictions on video-sharing app TikTok after a Pennsylvania judge had already blocked the government’s plan on Friday according to reuters. Beijing-based ByteDance Ltd, the owner of TikTok, argues that the previous ruling...

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TikTok Tocking again but ‘Moderated’ : China welcomes Pakistan’s Decision

News Agency: Beijing, China has welcomed the decision to lift ban on Tik Tok after receiving assurance that the company would block all accounts repeatedly involved in spreading obscenity and immortality. 'Although in other countries there are other reasons than just these, as you can refer to one of our stories earlier which detailed what the reasons may be behind...

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