UBER ALLEGEDLY HACKED! MULTIPLE USERS TWEETING ABOUT UNJUST CHARGES MADE ON UBER ACCOUNT:
Despite company’s strong security claims, Uber has faced many hacks. The customers took over Twitter for expressing their concern over Uber account hack and misuse of their credit card details stored in Uber Application.
RUSSIA OFFERING VISA-FREE TRAVEL FOR FOOTBALL WORLD CUP:
Russia has introduced a new scheme that will allow football fans to enter in the country for 2018 Football World Cup without a visa. Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law regarding the visa-free system for football fans who want to visit the country for World Cup 2018.
10 FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT PUBLIC WI-FI:
More often than ever you will see users attempting to research about public Wi-Fi safety due to the advancement of technology and the dangers that come with it. Many articles don’t cover all the possibilities of connection fraud and malicious programs that can steal identities when connected to unsecured networks.
HEC LAUNCHES ONLINE DEGREE VERIFICATION AND ATTESTATION SYSTEM:
Higher Education Commission, HEC has introduced a new online feature of degree attestation through which the applicants can be able to make requests or apply for attestation of their degree online.
BEST SSDs TO BUY IN 2017-BEST SOLID STATE DRIVES TO BUY IN PAKISTAN:
Solid state storage is standard issue for storing data in tablets and smartphones. These SSD’s can be pretty handy for desktop PCs and especially in laptops, the speed of SSD compared to traditional hard drive is one of the biggest and most valid reasons to upgrade to SSD.
FIX AN IPHONE STUCK IN RECOVERY MODE:
To overcome this problem Tenorshare a software firm developed software and named it ReiBoot using ReiBoot we can get iPhone and iPad out of recovery mode without worrying about data loss. It is a free tool to fix iPhone stuck in recovery mode problem. It also helps to fix iPhone stuck issues like Black Screen, Boot Loop, Blue Screen, Stuck on Apple Logo and few others.
LEARN TO COOK IN 1 MINUTE WITH SOOPERCHEF:
SooperChef is the largest Digital Cooking Recipes Platform of its type in Pakistan and has reshaped traditional way of cooking. It has revamped cooking style, making it easy and comfortable for households to enjoy the art of cooking their delicious recipes while watching 1-minute instant cooking videos on their smartphones.
THE ONEPLUS 5 SPECIFICATIONS LEAK; 4000 MAH BATTERY, SPECIAL COLOR OPTION & MORE REVEALED:
Only a couple of days left in the launch of OnePlus launches its next flagship smartphone. The OnePlus 5 is a regular feature of the rumor mill. We have seen a lot of details surface related to device and today another large leak has surfaced. Find more below.
NOKIA 3 IS LAUNCHED IN PAKISTAN- EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW:
HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announces the launch of the Nokia 3 in Pakistan – a stunning new smartphone designed to deliver an outstanding experience with unique value.With a precision machined aluminium frame forged out of a single piece of aluminium, laminated 5″ display with sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass and seamlessly integrated 8MP full aperture cameras (front and back).
COMPUTING IN SCHOOLS-ALARM BELLS OVER ENGLAND’S CLASSES:
Computing education in England’s schools is going through a revolution, but there is evidence that too few pupils want to be part of it. Figures from the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) show only a modest rise in students taking the new computer science GCSE.
GOOGLE PLEDGE TO TACKLE YOUTUBE TERROR VIDEOS:
Google has unveiled four measures it will use to tackle the spread of terror-related material online. Among the measures it is deploying will be smarter software that can spot extremist material and greater use of human experts to vet content.
INDIA INTERNET SHUTDOWN’S ‘VIOLATE HUMAN RIGHTS’:
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said India needs to cease “arbitrary restrictions” on internet and phone services. The organisation said state governments had imposed 20 temporary internet shutdowns in 2017.
LEGAL THREAT SHUTS DOWN GTA GAME TOOLKIT:
Players of Grand Theft Auto are up in arms after legal threats forced the closure of a popular toolkit used to make add-ons or “mods” for the game. GTA creator Take-Two issued a “cease and desist” letter to Open IV toolkit’s creators, saying it aided piracy.
PERSONAL DETAILS OF NEARLY 200 MILLION US CITIZENS EXPOSED:
Sensitive personal details relating to almost 200 million US citizens have been accidentally exposed by a marketing firm contracted by the Republican National Committee.
EURO MPS BACK END-TO-END ENCRYPTION FOR ALL CITIZENS:
A European Parliament committee wants end-to-end encryption to be enforced on all forms of digital communication to protect European Union (EU) citizens. The draft legislation seeks to protect sensitive personal data from hacking and government surveillance.
GTA V: FORCE HAX,LEXICON AND MENYOO SITES SHUT DOWN:
Grand Theft Auto’s creator Take-Two Interactive has shut down three hugely popular tools that let players alter features and cheat at the game. The modding tools Force Hax, Lexicon and Menyoo, which incurred a fee for subscribing, have been taken offline with all earnings going to charity.
SWISS SUPERCOMPUTER EDGES US OUT OF TOP SPOT:
For only the second time in 24 years, the US has been edged out of the top flight of the world’s most powerful number-crunchers. An upgrade to a Swiss supercomputer has bumped the US Department of Energy’s Cray XK7 to number four on the list rating these machines.
SOUTH KOREAN FIRM’S ‘RECORD’ RANSOM PAYMENT:
South Korean web-hosting firm Nayana has agreed to pay a $1m ransom to unlock computers frozen by hackers. It is believed to be a record amount, although it is worth noting that many ransom payments are never made public.
NETFLIX LETS CHILDREN CALL TV SHOTS:
Netflix is launching two interactive children’s TV shows that let audiences determine the on-screen action. The animated programmes ask youngsters to choose between two options at several points in their plots.
BOWING TO DRIVERS, UBER FINALLY ADDS TIPS:
In what could amount to a rare piece of good publicity, ride-sharing service Uber has added in-app tipping. Drivers in Seattle, Houston and Minneapolis will get to enable the feature first – but the company said it would roll it out across the US by the end of next month.
FATAL TESLA CRASH DRIVER ‘GIVEN WARNINGS’:
The Tesla driver involved in a fatal crash in May 2016 was given repeated automated warnings about his driving behaviour, according to a US government report.