SAFE CITY PROJECT ALLOCATING TO HUAWEI WILL DO IT AT A TISK OF PROJECTS BEING LEFT:
Chairman Consumer Rights Protection Bureau Dr Jamal Mirza has said that American government is expanding investigation into Huawei breaking trade control Laws on Iran, Sudan, Cuba and Syria.
ISHAQ DAR HAS REJECTED THE BASELESS ALLEGATION ABOUT MARRIAGE WITH MNA:
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has rejected the baseless allegation against him being circulated by a section of the social media. According to Finance Minister’s spokesman, Ishaq Dar has never given any assurance to the JIT during his appearance that he will furnish documentary evidence against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
MOIT IS SEEKING THE FEDERAL CABINET’S APPROVAL FOR MARKET TEST OF THE 5G IN PAKISTAN:
The Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom is seeking the federal Cabinet’s approval for market test of the Fifth Generation (5G) mobile communications in the country.
FIA TEAM FINDS SECP CHAIRMAN GULITY OF TAMPERING RECORD OF SHARIF’S COMPANIES:
A Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) inquiry team has found Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Chairman Zafar Hijazi guilty of tampering records of companies owned by the Sharif family, and has recommended registering an FIR against him.
NOKIA SMART PHONES TO FEATURE ZEISS OPTICS:
HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, and ZEISS today jointly announced the signing of an exclusive partnership that aims to set new imaging standards within the smartphone industry. This long-term agreement builds on the shared history and expertise between ZEISS and Nokia smartphones.
OPPO TO WEB YOU IN AN ENCHANTING JOURNEY IN ASSOCIATION WITH SPIDER-MAN:
OPPO has established an association with Sony & Marvel on the much-awaited superhero movie, Spider-Man: Home Coming, in theaters today. Sony and OPPO also brought their fans an interesting comedy together with a special Spider-man cosplay capturing the audience’s attention and giving them a great time.
MCB-AH LAUNCHED A DIGITAL SAVING CENTRE IN LAHORE:
MCB-Arif Habib Savings and Investments Limited (“MCB-AH”) recently launched a Digital Saving Centre in Lahore. This Digital Saving Centre is located at Emporium Mall, which is one of the busiest and most famous malls of Lahore.
TECNO MOBILE AWARDED CASH PRIZES AND MOTORBIKES TO THE LUCKY STARS:
Tecno Mobile – Pakistan’s rapidly emerging smartphone brand is being successful in getting a tremendous response by its consumers and the public. The blessings of Ramadan and joys of Eid enhanced by “Eid Before Eid” campaign by Tecno a few days back.
HUAWEI REWARDING ITS CUSTOMERS WITH MEGA PRIZES:
HUAWEI rewarding its customers with a lucky draw even after its campaign in the holy month of Ramadan and Eid. Huawei conducted its second lucky draw at Lahore, where numerous lucky customers won a myriad of prizes such as motorbikes and LED TV’s.
ALI RIAZ CHAUDHRY RESIGNED FROM TELENOR MICROFINANCE BANK:
Telenor Microfinance Bank has announced today that the CEO and President, Ali Riaz Chaudhry, has decided to pursue his career outside of Telenor and has resigned from the bank. Ali Riaz Chaudhry Ali will be joining a Digital Financial Services business in the U.K. as its CEO and will be based in London.
HALEEB LAUNCHES NEW BRAND FLAVA, ENERGETIC FLAVOURED MILK:
Haleeb Foods today announced the launch of its new flavoured milk brand FLAVA, initially launched in banana flavour. Soft creamy taste of FLAVA makes it a delicious choice for children and adults alike.
PUNJAB COLLABORATES WITH TELENOR FOR ’CONNECTED AGRICULTURE PLATFORM PUNJAB’:
Telenor Pakistan, along with Telenor Microfinance Bank, has joined hands with Agriculture Department of the Government of Punjab and the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) for the flagship program “Connected Agriculture Platform Punjab.”
PETYA VICTIMS GIVEN HOPE BY RESEARCHERS:
A security firm says it has managed to decrypt files damaged by the recent Petya ransomware attack, on one infected computer. The cyber-attack caused havoc for businesses around the globe, but mainly in Ukraine.
QUALCOMM SEEKS APPLE IPHONE SALES BAN:
Qualcomm, the world’s biggest producer of mobile phone chips, has appealed for the sale of some iPhones in the US to be blocked. It claims that iPhones using chips by rivals, such as Intel, infringe six of its patents.
FITNESS TRACKER FIRM JAWBONE FACES LIQUIDATION:
Fitness tracker firm Jawbone is facing liquidation, and chief executive Hosain Rahman is launching a new health-based tech start-up. The researchers have learned that reports of the liquidation published by news site The Information are correct.
TESLA TO BUILD WORLD’S LARGEST LITHIUM ION BATTERY IN AUSTRALIA:
An Australian state will install the world’s largest lithium ion battery in a “historic” deal with electric car firm Tesla and energy company Neoen. The battery will protect South Australia from the kind of energy crisis which famously blacked out the state, Premier Jay Weatherill said.
RED SURPRISES EVERYONE WITH ’HOLOGRAM’ PHONE:
A holographic, virtual-augmented and mixed-reality-ready smartphone has been unveiled by Red, the company better known for ultra-high quality film cameras. Named Hydrogen One, the device comes cased in either aluminium ($1,195) or titanium ($1,595).
SAMSUNG SEES RECORD QUARTERLY PROFIT ON CHIP DEMAND:
Samsung Electronics has reported a record quarterly profit thanks to surging global demand for memory chips. The South Korean tech giant reported an operating profit of 14 trillion won ($12bn; £9.3bn) in the three months to June, up 72% on a year earlier.
NOKIA AND ZEISS GET TOGETHER AGAIN:
What do you look for in a smartphone now that they all look just the same? Many may say the camera is key, and now the new version of Nokia hopes to stand out by putting Carl Zeiss lenses in its phones. HMD Global, which has licensed the Nokia brand from the Finnish telecoms giant, has signed an exclusive deal with Zeiss, the high-end lens and optical systems maker.
SKYPE BACKLASH: ’WORST UPDATE EVER’:
An update to Skype that adds colourful animations and Snapchat-style disappearing stories has been badly received by the app’s users. The software has been given one-star app store ratings since the update was launched.
GOOGLE FUNDS AUTOMATED NEWS PROJECT:
Google is funding a robot journalism project in which computers will write 30,000 stories a month for local media. The Press Association (PA) news agency received £622,000 for its Reporters and Data and Robots (Radar) scheme.
ALIBABA REVEALS ECHO-LIKE SMART SPEAKER:
Alibaba is the latest technology giant to unveil a smart speaker. The voice-controlled Tmall Genie can be used to play music, run third-party apps and buy goods from the Chinese retail giant’s online stores. Like many such devices, it lacks a display.
PETYA HACKERS ISSUE FRESH RANSOM DEMAND:
The perpetrators of a recent cyber-attack that disrupted businesses across the world appear to have accessed the ransom payments they raised. Just over £7,900-worth of virtual currency has been moved from the Bitcoin address listed in the blackmail demand that appeared on hacked PCs.
AFGHAN GIRL ROBOTICISTS DENIED US VISAS:
An all-girl team of roboticists from Afghanistan will watch their creations compete in a US competition via Skype after being denied entry visas. President Trump recently ordered a ban on travel from six Muslim-majority countries, but Afghanistan was not included on the list.