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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Use of WhatsApp emojis to mock people can land you in...

If you are in Oman you must not indulge in using WhatsApp emojis to mock people lest it can get you in trouble. Sending emojis...

Move to sell extra telecom spectrum for $1bn

Pakistan will this week begin the process of selling unused telecom spectrum in an auction it hopes will raise around $1 billion and enhance...

Social media deal earns advertisers’ ‘likes’

Advertisers who boycotted social media are not all rushing back, despite an agreement by Facebook, YouTube and Twitter on how to curb harmful content...

Google Maps to now show coronavirus hotspots in new layers option

Internet search giant Google has announced to update its free Maps application this week with colour-coding that highlights areas infected with cases of COVID-19,...

Apple critics form coalition to challenge App Store fees

A group of Apple’s critics – including Spotify Technoloy, Match Group and “Fortnite” creator Epic Games – have joined a nonprofit group that plans...

TikTok removes over 104 million videos

ByteDance-owned short-video app TikTok said on Tuesday it removed over 104 million videos from its platform globally in the first half of the year...

Tesla traders bet on Musk battery pitch to spark rally

Fasten your seatbelt, because Tuesday is Tesla’s “Battery Day”, and some investors expect Chief Executive Elon Musk’s pitch on the electric car maker’s energy...

US court halts ban on WeChat download

A US judge on Sunday blocked the government’s ban on WeChat downloads, hours before it was due to take effect in an ongoing technology...

China launches sanctions regime after US moves on TikTok, WeChat

China on Saturday launched a mechanism that would allow it to sanction foreign companies, upping the ante in a tech war with the United...

TikTok files petition against Trump administration

Popular video-sharing app TikTok has asked a U.S. judge to block the Trump administration from enforcing a ban on the Chinese social media network,...

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CM Sindh takes notice of blast at Maskan Chowrangi in Karachi

Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah had taken notice of the incident and directed the commissioner Karachi to submit a detailed report on the...

‘Complete support’ to Sindh Police in Capt safdar’s incident: says CM Murad

Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah assured the top brass of Sindh Police that the government would not let the force be demoralised under...

Pakistan remains in FATF grey list: diplomatic source

The Financial Action Task Force has commenced its plenary meeting from October 21 to take up a case related to exit of Pakistan from...

China praises Pakistan’s decision to unblock TikTok

Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Zhao Lijian, during his regular briefing, said: “We have noted the relevant report. The Chinese government always maintains the companies...

“Great news for Pakistan” PM Khan tweets

“Great news for Pakistan. We are headed in right direction finally,” said PM Imran Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said that the country is...

15 people dead in Stampede outside Pakistan consulate in Afghanistan

At least 15 people were killed in stampede among thousands of Afghans gathered outside Pakistan’s consulate on Tuesday as jostling broke out between people...