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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Trump to block US downloads of TikTok, WeChat on Sunday

The Trump administration will ban WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok from U.S. app stores starting Sunday night, a move that will block Americans from...

ByteDance’s bid to keep most of TikTok faces major hurdles

China’s ByteDance faces an uphill struggle to convince the White House to allow it to keep majority ownership of its popular short video app...

Exclusive: Top Huawei executives had close ties to company at center...

An obscure Hong Kong-registered company stands at the center of the U.S. criminal case against China’s Huawei Technologies and its chief financial officer. U.S. authorities...

ByteDance picks Oracle as partner to try to save TikTok U.S...

Oracle beat Microsoft in the battle for the U.S. arm of TikTok with a deal structured as a partnership rather than an outright sale...

Tesla launches fast electric car charging

Managers at electric carmaker Tesla on Thursday demonstrated new supercharger equipment on a Berlin research campus, saying they were looking at more target cities...

EU urges Facebook, Google, Twitter to do more against fake news

The European Commission on Thursday urged Facebook, Alphabet’s Google, Twitter, and other tech rivals to try harder to be more effective, two years after...

Huawei to share progress on Android rival Harmony OS

Huawei Technologies is expected to respond on Thursday to the latest salvo of US technology restrictions against it and share its progress on developing...

ECC forms committee to issue 5G licence

The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) has formed a committee for finalising the process of licence issuance of 5G technology in Pakistan. A series of decisions...

China’s first reusable spacecraft lands after 2-day flight

China’s first reusable spacecraft landed on Sunday after two days in orbit, a possible step toward lower-cost space flight, the government announced. The secretive, military-run...

Nokia takes a hit as Samsung secures Verizon 5G deal

Finnish telecom firm Nokia (NOKIA.HE) has suffered a setback after a source close to the matter confirmed it had lost out to Samsung Electronics...

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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...