Bird Box challenge: YouTube bans harmful prank videos

After many dangerous challenge videos have gone viral, like the Bird Box and Tide Pod challenges, YouTube has updated its guidelines to directly ban all challenges and pranks that are dangerous or emotionally distressing. The move comes in response to challenges that have sometimes resulted in death or serious injury. Just a few days ago, […]

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AIOU to hold two-day int’l conference on “Nano-material Sciences” next month

ISLAMABAD – Allama Iqbal Open University will hold a two-day international conference on ‘Nano-material Sciences next month. The conference will deliberate upon Nano-materials, modeling and simulation, in order to keep its students well-equipped with new innovations in the field of science and technology. According to the Department of Physics, Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Zia-Ul-Qayyum lay […]

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Tech Trends to Look Out For in 2019

ISLAMABAD – Bjørn Hansen, Vice President at Telenor Research, took a deep dive into the seven tech trends that will shape 2019. These seven trends identify the upcoming global developments in the IT industry and how these will shape the way people interact, consume, connect, and even perceive the world around us this year. Held […]

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Iran satellite fails to reach orbit

TEHRAN – Iran failed to launch its satellite into orbit today after the rocket carrying it did not reach escape velocity. Telecoms Minister Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi in a tweet said the satellite failed at the third stage because the rocket did not reach adequate speed. Meanwhile, Washington has warned Tehran against undertaking three planned launches. […]

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WhatsApp to get fingerprint lock feature

WhatsApp is the most widely used instant messaging service globally, and the Facebook-owned platform tries to keep adding new features to make it relevant for it’s over billion daily active users. The latest in the series is the new fingerprint lock feature that has been spotted by WABetainfo, which keeps a track on the upcoming […]

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Intel Start working with Facebook on AI chip

Intel Start working with Facebook on AI chip

Intel Corp said at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that it is working with Facebook Inc to finish a new artificial intelligence chip in the second half of this year. The chips are Intel’s gambit to retain hold of a fast-growing segment of the artificial intelligence computing market but will face competition from […]

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‘Karvan’ to feature the aspiring talent of Pakistan

‘Karvan’ to feature the aspiring talent of Pakistan

KARACHI – KARVAN envisions to highlight the best and the brightest Pakistani talent. Its mission is to bring to fore the unsung men and women from across Pakistan who are following their passion, fulfilling personal commitments and giving something back to society. An initiative by Muhammad Omar Iftikhar, a Karachi-based independent researcher, newspaper columnist, and […]

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Google Pakistan Search

Trending searches on google Pakistan in 2018

KARACHI – Google today published its annual search year in Pakistan, which looks back at 2018 through the collective eyes of searches on www.Google.com.pk. It offers a unique perspective on the year’s major events, top competitions, top newsmakers, top personalities, hottest trends and top movies categorized under three sections as; Searches, People and Movies. Visit […]

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