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Facebook steps up to control misleading health content

Facebook initiated measures to control the content on the topic of health, fitness, and nutrition based on false, sensational and misleading claims. In our ongoing efforts to improve the quality of information in News Feed, Facebook considers ranking changes based on how they affect people, publishers and our community as a whole. We know that people don’t like […]

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Hordes of aviation enthusiasts turn up to see JF-17 aerial display in Paris

Hordes of aviation lovers turned up to see the static and aerial display of PAF JF-17 Thunder on the last day of 53rd Paris Air Show on Sunday. Being a weekly holiday, the vast venue was filled with the excited spectators of all ages as the gates opened for the general public. Elegantly displayed alongside […]

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Facebook to debut cryptocurrency next week

New York: Facebook will debut its cryptocurrency, Libra, next week, the Wall Street Journal has reported. The social media giant has secured the backing of multiple organizations such as Master and Visa, plus internet bigwigs such as Uber, PayPal and Booking.com for Libra. The report says that each of these companies has invested $10 million […]

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Pakistani Entrepreneur Wins the GIST Tech-I Award for Outstanding Entrepreneur from an Emerging Economy

Syed Abrar, Founder of Azaad Health, a Pakistan based healthcare startup, has won the award for “Outstanding Entrepreneur from an Emerging Economy” at U.S. Department of State’s GIST Catalyst Competition 2019 hosted at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in The Hague, Netherlands, June 3-5. Abrar  was one of the 30 finalists at the competition, representing […]

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Pakistani startup Tello Talk wins a spot in Google’s Demo Day Asia finals in Bangkok

KARACHI – From an imaging device for early breast cancer detection to making solar energy more accessible while improving educational opportunities for kids, there were a large number of top-notch startups with impactful ideas that applied to be part of Google’s second Demo Day Asia. This year, we’re pleased to welcome eleven startups from around […]

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Technology an enabler of spiritual, social and commercial activities in Pakistan during the holy month of Ramadan

During the holy month of Ramadan and in the run up to the celebrations for Eid, people in Pakistan are adopting new technology to observe timeless traditions in modern ways. Results of an online survey by Facebook show that 57% of respondents observing Ramadan, in Pakistan and who also own a mobile phone agree with […]

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LG to Accelerate Development of Artificial Intelligence with Own AI Chip

KARACHI – As part of its strategy to accelerate the development of AI devices for the home, LG has developed its own artificial intelligence chip (AI Chip) with proprietary LG Neural Engine to better mimic the neural network of the human brain to greatly improve the processing of deep learning algorithms. The AI Chip incorporates […]

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WhatsApp to end support for all Windows phones from December 31

CALIFORNIA – If you are still using Windows Phone in 2019, you now have another reason to buy a new Android or iOS-based device! WhatsApp is ending support for all smartphone running Windows OS from December 31, 2019. This means that the not only Windows phones would not receive any future update for WhatsApp, but […]

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New Tools to Make Running a Business on Facebook Easier

KARACHI – Today, Facebook announced two new advertising tools to help small businesses save time and resources so they can focus on growth: Automated Ads, Appointments and new video creation tools. With over 90 million SMBs using the platform globally, Facebook is committed to building tools that make it easier for businesses to manage and […]

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LG Introduces Energy Efficient and High Performing Washing Machines for MEA

DUBAI – At InnoFest MEA, LG’s annual celebration of innovations in technology, the company displayed its latest washing machines headed to the region this year. LG’s new front-loader washing machine is powered by the company’s new AI DD (Direct Drive) with deep learning. It delivers thorough yet gentle care, determining the characteristics and volume of […]