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JAZZ PARTNERS WITH SMARTLINK TO INTRODUCE XIAOMI SMART DEVICES:

Jazz, has collaborated with Smartlink to bring in Xiaomi’s amazing new product line of smart devices aimed at elevating customers’ smartphone experience. The smart devices portfolio of Xiaomi will include headphones, hands free and power banks.

MICROSOFT Q4 & FISCAL 2017 REPORT- REACHING FOR THE CLOUDS:

A few days back tech giant Microsoft released their earning reports for Q4 and 2017’s fiscal year. One of the biggest takeaways from the year is that Gaming is now one of the largest areas of Microsoft.

GOOGLE PLAY MUSIC TWEAK ADDS A SIDEBAR FULL OF SHORTCUTS:

Being a music streaming service, Google play has been good for providing a good high-quality music, but its interface leaves its users in an awful mood. As Google has been found busy in making its app better and better all the time, therefore, in last update Google added persistent navigation buttons, Mountain view has added this feature to the web version.

MICROSOFT PAINT & OTHER LEGACY SOFTWARE WILL SOON BE KILLED:

It is reported that Microsoft is going to permanently eliminate Paint from its legendary collection of software, that is a part of Windows 10.

However, Microsoft’s Fall Creators Update for Windows 10 may be one of the most anticipated releases, but it will also cause some bad news for some pieces of standard software.

HEC SUSPENDS ADMISSIONS IN 4 UNIVERSITIES:

It is reported that Higher Education Commission (HEC) has suspended four universities from recruiting new students. These universities have been located in multiple cities across the country.

IOS 11 PUBLIC BETA 3 RELEASED- MACOS HIGH SIERRA & TVOS 11 PUBLIC BETA 3 TOO:

You can download and install iOS 11 Public Beta 3 for iPhone 3 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The public beta for macOS High Sierra and tvOS 11 are also available to download from today.

FACEBOOK’S LATEST ACQUISITION IS ALL ABOUT FIGHTING VIDEO PIRACY:

It is expected that Facebook might be unveiling modern tools for assisting video creators, but a pressing problem still exists.The groups of people have been sharing or copying the content of other people.

ZONG 4G IN COLLABORATION WITH LEPHONE LAUNCHES 4G HANDSETS:

Zong 4G, has collaborated with LePhone to launch affordable 4G handsets in Pakistan. Under this partnership, 3 variants of LePhone’s 4G handsets have been launched in an elegant event hosted at Zong 4G’s flagship Service Center in Lahore. This partnership is in line with Zong 4G’s objective of creating a complete 4G ecosystem in Pakistan, enabling high speed connectivity for the masses and revolutionizing the lifestyle of the Pakistani people.

NUST IS NOW AMONG THE TOP 500 UNIVERSITIES IN THE WORLD:

According to the ranking of Quacquarelli Symonds(QS) for 2018, The National University of Science and Technology (NUST) has been able to get ranked in among top 500 universities of the world. According to the recent rankings, which exhibits that NUST currently ranked at 437th among 500 universities of the world, which shows that NUST moved 91 ranks up as compared to last year rank which was 528.

 

INTERNATIONAL:

 

REFUNDS AS POKEMON FEST BESET BY GLITCHES:

As many as 20,000 attendees at a Pokemon Go festival in Chicago are being offered refunds after technical glitches meant fans were mostly unable to catch anything – let alone “them all”. Disappointed fans will also be offered $100 in the form of the app’s in-game currency, Pokecoins.

YOUTUBE TO REDIRECT SEARCHES FOR IS VIDEOS:

YouTube says it will redirect people searching for “violent extremist propagandaand offer them videos that denounce terrorism. People searching for certain terms relating to the so-called Islamic State group will be offered playlists of videos “debunking its mythology”.

WORLD’S FIRST FLOATING WIND FARM EMERGES OFF COASR OF SCOTLAND:

The world’s first full-scale floating wind farm has started to take shape off the north-east coast of Scotland. The revolutionary technology will allow wind power to be harvested in waters too deep for the current conventional bottom-standing turbines used.

UK TO BRING IN DRONE REGISTRATION:

The UK government has announced plans to introduce drone registration and safety awareness courses for owners of the small unmanned aircraft. It will affect anyone who owns a drone which weighs more than 250 grams (8oz).

REHAB CAMP AIMS TO PUT YOUNG CYBER-CROOKS ON RIGHT TRACK:

Teenagers caught carrying out hacking and cyber-attacks could soon be attending a rehab camp that aims to divert them away from a life of crime. The first weekend camp for offenders was held in Bristol this month as part of the National Crime Agency’s (NCA) work with young computer criminals.

MICROSOFT SIGNALS END OF PAINT PROGRAM:

Microsoft’s graphics program Paint has been included in a list of Windows 10 features that will be either removed or no longer developed. Paint has been part of the Windows operating system since its release in 1985 and is known for its simplicity and basic artistic results.

CASH MACHINE HACKED IN FIVE MINUTES:

After cash machines were hacked in Thailand and Taiwan in 2016, Click asks if the same thing could happen again. Leigh-Anne Galloway, a security expert with Positive Technologies, says most cash machines are effectively a Windows XP computer attached to a safe.

ALPHABET PROFITS ROCKED BY EU FINE:

Profits at Alphabet, the parent company of search giant Google, have been hit by the record fine imposed by the European Commission last month. The firm said it saw strong growth in the second quarter, with revenues of about $26bn (£19bn), up 21% compared to the same period in 2016.

ADOBE TO KILL OF FLASH PLUG-IN BY 2020:

Adobe Systems has said that it plans to phase out its Flash Player plug-in by the end of 2020. The technology was once one of the most widely used ways for people to watch video clips and play games online.

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