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PAKISTAN:

PAKISTANI TRUCK ART BEING PRESENTED IN A US MUSEUM:

Across the globe, Every country has its culture and people who stick to their morals and culture succeed in every field. This is why no matter how the new era of technology has changed lives and how the fashion trend has changed the culture, but coloured trucks are still visible in every part of Pakistan.

QUALCOMM’S SNAPDRAGON 845 BEATS APPLE A9 IN SINGLE CORE BENCHMARK:

This processor is the successor of Qualcomm’s current Snapdragon 835 if the company continues in its current nomenclature scheme, The Snapdragon 845 scores 2600+ in GeeBench4 for single core result. That is a lot given that Apple’s A9 scores around 2500 at its best. It is pretty good news for Android since beating Apple in the single core is not an easy task.

GOOGLE DASHBOARD GETS AN UPDATED UI TO IMPROVE PRIVACY CONTROLS:

The new Dashboard UI has been redesigned focusing that the users that used Dashboard just as a popup will now be able to navigate the interface on a touchscreen. Downloading user data from Dashboard should be easier as well with this update.

FACEBOOK TO SPEND $1 BILLION ON ORIGINAL TV SHOWS:

The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that Facebook is gearing up to spend as much as $1 billion to capture original video content for its platform. Earlier this summer, Facebook rolled out the exclusive ‘Watch’ tab to its web and mobile apps.

GOOGLE TO BUY HTC’S SMARTPHONE BUSINESS:

Now, the stage is set for Google to acquire HTC’s smartphone business. However, it has not been revealed to the public for what (in USD) the deal is being done. The news was received with mixed statements in tech circles as Google’s previous experience of buying a mobile company proved a nightmare for it.

HOW DO I GET STARTED WITH HOME AUTOMATION?:

Home automation is a field that could be a simple or incredibly complex task. It is easy to get overwhelmed by jargon and devices and standards. The easiest way to get into home automation is cut the crap and focus on what you want to do.

CLOTHES,BUDGET & ONLINE SHOPPING?:

Online shopping is spreading like fire in Pakistan, and it is about time. We have seen several stores pop up on the internet and one of which is Buhatala.com; launched recently in 2017 and is gradually picking speed; adding new products, providing various services and policies.

APPLE IPHONE X REVEALED:

After revealing iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, Apple has launched the new iPhone X (read iPhone 10). It comes with the new edge to edge display. There’s glass in front and back. The body is with the surgical grade stainless steel.

IPHONE 8 REVEALED:

Apple has major iPhone redesign planned for 2017; the new iPhone is coming with glass body and edge-to-edge OLED display which includes an integrated Touch ID fingerprint sensor and front facing the camera.

APPLE JUST ANNOUNCED A NEW APPLE TV THAT WILL STREAM VIDEO IN ULTRA-SHARP 4K RESOLUTION:

Apple TV is going 4K. Apple announced the Apple TV 4K on Tuesday during its annual September event from the new Steve Jobs Theater at its new Apple Park campus. The new Apple TV 4K will be able to stream 4K – or UHD (ultra high definition) – resolution video, which is sharper than the full-HD 1080p resolution from previous Apple TV models.

APPLE UNVEILS NEW APPLE WATCH:

The Apple Watch Series 3 will run WatchOS 4, Apple’s smartwatch operating system. WatchOS 4 will have Siri built in, will be able to handle person to person payments using Apple Pay, smart activity coaching, a redesigned workout app, and more. WatchOS 4 will arrive on September 19.

INTERNATIONAL:

APPLE SUFFERS ‘MAJOR IPHONE X LEAK’:

Details of new iPhones and other forthcoming Apple devices have been revealed via an apparent leak. Two news sites were given access to an as-yet-unreleased version of the iOS operation system.

HE MADE NETFLIX, NOW HE’S HACKING MOVIE NIGHT:

Mitch Lowe was also on the founding executive team at Netflix, and he helped guide the company to be the dominant online streaming service. Lowe didn’t create Moviepass – it’s been around for six years – but he’s the company’s new chief executive at a time when it is making a dramatic move: it’s lowered its monthly subscription rate to $9.95.

AMAZON KICKS OFF COMPETITION FOR NEW HQ:

Amazon says it wants to build a massive second headquarters in North America, sparking immediate competition from rival cities to attract what could be billions of dollars in investment. Officials from Toronto, Texas, Maryland and Chicago were among those who said they planned to try to win Amazon’s new venture.

‘SERIOUS’ SECURITY FLAWS FOUND ON OFFICIAL UK TAX SITE:

The UK tax office must improve its handling of website security problems, says an expert who spent 57 days trying to report a bug. The researcher, called Zemnmez, found two separate flaws on HMRC’s online tax service. Zemnmez said exploiting either flaw could have let attackers view or modify tax records or harvest key details from Britons.

LG’S V30 SMARTPHONE ‘LEAVES GIMMICKS BEHIND’:

LG’s latest handset is attracting plaudits at Berlin’s Ifa tech expo, where it was unveiled. Reviewers are praising its OLED display and advanced camera features. To many it represents a “back to basics” approach after past flagships that focused on unusual features such as second displays and snap-in modules – and then failed to become bestsellers.

EQUIFAX HAD ‘ADMIN’ AS LOGIN AND PASSWORD IN ARGENTINA:

The credit report provider Equifax has been accused of a fresh data security breach, this time affecting its Argentine operations. Cyber-crime blogger Brian Krebs said that an online employee tool used in the country could be accessed by typing “admin” as both a login and password.

US GOVERNMENT REMOVES RUSSIAN SECURITY SOFTWARE:

The US Department of Homeland Security has told government departments and agencies to remove all security software from the Moscow-based company Kaspersky Lab from their IT systems. It said it was concerned about ties between company officials and the Russian intelligence services.

APPLE IPHONE X: THE INTERNET REACTS:

When Apple chief Tim Cook declared the iPhone X “the biggest leap forward since the first iPhone” at his latest launch extravaganza, you couldn’t help but wonder if he was referring to its features or its price. With the top-end model costing £1,149, customers are paying a premium to swap their fingerprint sensor for a facial scanner and the ability to make an animated monkey or poo emoji copy their bemused looks.

DESTINY 2 APOLOGY FOR ‘NAZI-INSPIRED’ KEKISTAN FLAG:

Destiny 2’s developer has apologised after featuring armour in the video game that resembles a flag associated with the alt-right and internet trolls. The item matches the design and colouring of the Kekistan flag – a banner made for a fictional country, which anti-racism campaigners say was modelled on a Nazi war flag.

APPLE IPHONE X ADOPTS FACIAL RECOGNITION AND OLED SCREEN:

Apple has revealed a high-end smartphone with an “edge-to-edge” screen that has no physical home button. The iPhone X – which is referred to as “ten” – uses a facial recognition system to recognise its owner rather than a fingerprint-based one.

APPLE’S AUGMENTED REALITY AMBITIONS:

Face recognition, an OLED screen and a £999 price tag will grab all the headlines. But software developers around the world were waiting on one thing from the Apple event – more news on augmented reality.

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