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Minister for S&T, H.E. Rana Tanveer Hussain lauds agreement reached between COMSATS and UNESCAP

Minister for S&T, H.E. Rana Tanveer Hussain lauds agreement reached between COMSATS and UNESCAP
Minister for Science of Technology H.E. Rana Tanveer Hussain, has felicitated COMSATS and UNESCAP on signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that aims to promote science, technology and innovation (STI) as key means of implementation to meet the ambitions of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The MoU was signed between the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), and the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) on December 20, 2017.  The Executive Director COMSATS, Dr. S. M. Junaid Zaidi, and the Executive Secretary UNESCAP, Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, signed the
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Google Chrome to get started on blocking advertisements that are not compliant using its ‘Better Ads Standards’ from 15 February

Google Chrome to get started on blocking advertisements that are not compliant using its ‘Better Ads Standards’ from 15 February
Google Chrome to get started on blocking advertisements that are not compliant using its 'Better Ads Standards' from 15 February. Google is generally an advertising company, it includes announced that beginning with 15 Feb 2018, certain advertising on Google Stainless- will be clogged. This stop includes Google's own advertisings as well. This course of action, called as the 'Better Advertising Experience Program', was released back June of the year. However, this is merely for those websites which do not move Google's 'Better Advertisements Standards'. This implies advertisements that happen to be overly troublesome, pop out unexpectedly, available new tabs, involuntarily
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JazzTube & MoFun App organized a thrilling and exciting event in Islamabad

JazzTube & MoFun App organized a thrilling and exciting event in Islamabad
JazzTube & MoFun App organized a thrilling and exciting event in Islamabad. Two interesting events have been witnessed and thoroughly enjoyed by the public of twin city (Islamabad/Rawalpindi) held at Centaurus and Safa Gold Mall respectively. The event caught eye balls when “JazzTube” a popular VOD (Video On Demand) platform and “Mofun” a gaming platform took attention of hundreds of citizens present at the biggest shopping malls of Islamabad. Participants of all ages enjoyed their favorite movies, games and fun-filled activities. MoFun (App) is designed for android users with a real time gaming experience on affordable price, where you do
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DWP Group recently Hosted a Golf Tournament at DHA Country and Golf Club-Karachi.

DWP Group recently Hosted a Golf Tournament at DHA Country and Golf Club-Karachi.
DWP Group organized annual DWP Golf Tournament for its valuedguests at the DHA Country and Golf Club.The event fielded 100+ top golfers from the corporate sector of Karachi competing for a total of 12 trophies &accompanied prizes. The tournament had 3 prizes each for Gross and Net score over two categories of high handicappers and low handicappers.  Registrations began at 7:00am and gunshot tee-off was at 8:30pm. In the end, prizes were distributed among the winners and outstanding performers. DWP targets to develop the event into one of the premier corporate golf events of Pakistan. Once again the event successfully attracted a diverse segment
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Teradata Pakistan announces new Managing Director

Teradata Pakistan announces new Managing Director
Teradata announced MrQazafi Qayyum asthe new Managing Director for Teradata Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan. This position was vacant after Mr Khuram Rahat’s departure from the organsiation after a grand 28 year stint. Andrew Blamey, VP for the APAK Region is visiting Pakistan, and made this announcement in a town hall meeting with the local team yesterday. Mr Qazafi Qayyum has been with Teradata since 2004, and was the Solution Team Leader for Finance and Government before this. He has over 18 Years of extensive experience in Data Analytics, Business Consulting, Professional Services and Strategic Management with various large-scale
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Systems Limited celebrates 40th anniversary launches new company logo

Systems Limited celebrates 40th anniversary launches new company logo
Systems Limited celebrates 40th anniversary launches new company logo.Today marks forty years of success for Systems Limited, Pakistan’s premier technology provider. In a message to all employees, Chairman Aezaz Hussain congratulated the Systems team on the stunning results of four decades of hard work and dedication. Mr. Hussain emphasized the impact that technology-led solutions developed by Systems have had on information management across all sectors in Pakistan and other countries around the world. Mr. Hussain underscored the importance of the export of IT services for the company’s growth, and of employee ownership for its sustained success. He also lauded the
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Who were behind the ATM skimming? FIA arrest four suspects

Who were behind the ATM skimming? FIA arrest four suspects
Who were behind the ATM skimming? FIA arrest four suspects. Four suspects involved in ATM skimming fraud arrested by FIA. Finally there are some developments on the case of ATM skimming where hundreds of natives in Pakistan lost millions of rupees a little while back. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested four suspects from Islamabad who were involved in this fraud. Now Court has ordered two days of physical remand for them. On Friday, FIA director released the information on the existing inquiry. FIA had identified the Chinese racket and the participation of shopping mall cashiers in this scam.
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German intelligence claimed Chinese are cyber-spying via Chinese are cyber-spying

German intelligence claimed Chinese are cyber-spying via Chinese are cyber-spying
Recently the German intelligence agency (BfV) has claimed that Chinese intelligence agencies are making fake profiles on LinkedIn to collect information about German officials and politicians. The agency blamed that Chinese intelligence used the social networking site LinkedIn to target around 10,000 Germans, probably to hire them as informants. BfV has claimed the objective of Chinese intelligence was to gain access to the high officials of the German government. In a bid to get this high profile information Chinese intelligence released a number of fake profiles. The head of BfV named Hans-Georg Maassen, has stated that Chinese intelligence agents cloaked
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Singtel, Ericsson reach Gigabit speeds in LAA trial

Singtel, Ericsson reach Gigabit speeds in LAA trial
Singtel and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) have achieved an Asia-Pacific first in wireless technology by delivering a peak speed of 1.1 Gbps in a joint trial of a new configuration of Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technology. Conducted in a Singtel laboratory, the trial delivered speeds that breached the 1 Gbps barrier by combining several key LTE technologies including 256 QAM, 4x4 MIMO, and aggregating two licensed and three unlicensed spectrum bands on a TM500 Test System device. Mark Chong, Singtel’s Group Chief Technology Officer says: “We are very encouraged by this breakthrough in peak speeds. In Singapore, a large percentage of mobile traffic
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Apple is set to buy Shazam for $400 million

Apple is set to buy Shazam for $400 million
Apple is being reported to be close to buy a music recognition app namely " Shazam ". The app would cost Apple about $400 million  (£300million), different media reports has confirmed this purchase. Shazam is a UK based company that was founded in 1999. The company allows people to use their smartphones or computers to identify and buy their favourite music through a snippet of sound. Shazam is a company which claims to have more than one hundred million users each month. The company makes most of its revenue from commissions that are paid on referrals to iTunes Store of
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