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7 hours ago

Announcements

Chief Minister Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif has inaugurated the scheme of free WiFi hotspots across the province, by the name of Punjab WiFi, on Wednesday. The Punjab WiFi Hotspots project is aimed to enable public to utilize centrally maintained internet services in a smooth manner absolutely free of cost.  Initially, this facility is provided across around 200 public locations, which…

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2 days ago

Apps

Every once in a while, an app like Unroll.me pops into the spotlight to remind us that we all tend to authorize a lot of apps to access our email and social media accounts without much thought. Sometimes, as in the case of Unroll.me, those apps get busy selling off our data. Now’s a good…

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2 days ago

Digital Living

Modern navigation system is our guardian angel when it comes to helping us reach our destination. By using your data connection or Wi-Fi you can navigate your way through. But if you don’t want to get lost somewhere where you do not have a data connection or a mobile network you can use the offline…

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2 days ago

News

Islamabad, today, is enduring the installation of radio frequency identification device (RFID) barriers at the entry and exit points of the capital. The installation of the new RFID check points during the working hours, on a business day, without the provision of alternate routes for public to adopt, has played havoc with the capital’s traffic situation….

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4 days ago

News

(Yicai Global) April 21 — Beggars in Jinan in China’s eastern province of Shandong use QR codes, the technology used by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s Alipay and Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s WeChat Wallet, in hopes of getting money transferred to them by passersby with smartphones. One panhandler in Jinan’s Wangfu Chizi held a basket with a…

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4 days ago

Analysis

Three years ago Facebook purchased Oculus for $2 billion. At the time most people were confused as to the reasons behind the acquisition, it wasn’t just a case of eating up the competition, this was an industry Facebook wasn’t active in – until now that is. At F8, Facebook’s developer conference, Mark Zuckerberg released details…

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6 days ago

Career

In our coverage of the jobs market in the United States and beyond, it’s become apparent that those with skills in the realm of technology are in pretty good shape when it comes to finding work—now and in the foreseeable future. But which jobs in the industry provide the best pay overall, equity aside? To…

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6 days ago

Digital Living

If you’re crass and materialistic like me in my better moments, I’m sure you’ve wondered what it’d be like to be the child of the richest man in the world. And Bill Gates is the cofounder of one of the biggest tech corporations on the planet. Surely his kids live in a tech version of that enormous…

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1 week ago

News

In some major developments, Facebook is looking to embark upon the journey to read minds. At its annual Facebook Developers Conference, F8, on Wednesday, the social media giant unveiled the project aimed at allowing users to use their minds to type messages. Explaining the decision, Facebook executive and former DARPA director, Regina Dugan said, “Speech…

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1 week ago

Announcements

As revealed by official sources, Higher Education Commission (HEC) is in process to launch Data Science Centres in each province of Pakistan, along with one in the Federal Capital, Islamabad. Dr. Arshad Ali, executive director HEC disclosed about the establishment of these Data Centres at a three day Science Workshop at HEC Secretariat, Islamabad. The workshop will…

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