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PAKISTAN:

ZONG 4G TOPS PTA’S CUSTOMER RESOLUTION INDICATOR:

Zong 4G Pakistan’s No .1 4G Network has achieved yet another milestone in the telecom industry according to the latest PTA figures. Staying true to its focus on customer centricity, Zong 4G is leading the telecom industry with a 99.3% success rate in customer resolutions for August 2017.

PAKISTANI STARTUP WINS INTERNATIONAL TELECOM UNION COMPETITION:

Wajiha Habib and Navera Waheed, founders of Cygnus Solutions who won the first position in “ideas about CSRs and SDGs”. The competition is called the Busan Global Smart Cities Challenge held in the beautiful city of South Korea; Busan. It was a part of ITU Telecom World 2017.

VIVO TO LAUNCH V7 + IN PAKISTAN TODAY:

Vivo is all set to launch a new mid-range smartphone in Pakistan. The V7+ will be announced at an event today in Lahore. It has got metallic body build with antenna lines running on the top and bottom edge on the back. The V7+, unfortunately, includes a single camera (not dual) at the back, it does have a fingerprint sensor though.

FEATURES OF GOOGLE PIXEL 2 AND PIXEL 2 XL TO GET EXCITED ABOUT:

If you have not purchased smartphone yet and waiting for Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, then this rumors roundup will provide you with brief aspects of both flagships that cover specifications, pricing, and further details: 1. Technologically Advanced Camera 2. Dual Front-Firing Stereo Speakers 3. Retaining the Headphone Jack 4. 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC Chip 5. Seamless Bluetooth Connectivity With Peripherals.

HACKERS CONTINUE SIMPLE TRICKS TO MAKE MILLIONS IN ETHEREUM HACKS:

Hackers continue to target cryptocurrency projects as we recently heard Etherparty has announced that its ICO website was hacked. Hackers allegedly took over the site changing the address for sending funds from official address to their own. Isn’t that sounds familiar? That is because it happened to another ICO a few months ago.

SAMSUNG WILL MAKE MORE FROM SALES OF IPHONE X THAN THE GALAXY S8:

This weeks’ research revealed that Samsung will earn $4.2 billion in revenue from their sales to Apple for the production of iPhone X. This is simply more than the revenue generated from their main flagship, the Samsung Galaxy S8.

WHATSAPP’S NEW UNIVERSAL EMOJI SET LOOKS VERY FAMILIAR:

A couple of months ago, WhatsApp proclaimed that nearly, millions of users have been transmitting messages on daily basis. And, according to the company, it is a right time to introduce its own line of emojis. But, if you are iOS users then you might find this emojis very similar, as messenger’s set resembles tiny cartoon images of  Apple.

ROKU JUST ANNOUNCED NEW STRAMING PLAYERS:

Roku specializes in streaming, and so far that focus is paying off well. The scrappy Los Gatos, California-based firm just came off a big initial public offering, but as a company, it’s still dwarfed by its main competitors in the streaming hardware game: Amazon, Apple and Google. Roku’s streaming sticks and boxes are more popular than their rivals, however, and they routinely earn many top recommendations.

WINX MEDIA TRANS REVIEW- AN ITUNES ALTERNATIVE FOR WINDOWS:

The most common problem we face using an iPhone is transferring data between an iPhone and a PC. Well, there is one solution provided by the company that is known as iTunes, and it works well with Mac, but when it comes to Windows it is slow software. There is an alternative to iTunes for Windows, and that is WinX MediaTrans.

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR PUNJAB’S E-ROZGAAR PROGRAM:

Recently, the government has launched a freelancer training programme and named it as Punjab’s E-Rozgaar program. Now, E-Rozgaar program is accepting admissions. The main purpose of initializing this program is to reduce the unemployment rate in the country by allowing young generation to become self-sufficient. In the following districts of Punjab, you can be able to get enrolled.

INTERNATIONAL:

GOOGLE PIXEL 2 PHONES TAKE PORTRAIT-MODE SELFIES:

Google’s second-generation Pixel mobile phones are able to take “portrait mode” photos via both their front and rear single-lens cameras. Other handsets have been able to auto-blur image backgrounds for some time, but they typically rely on using two-lens cameras on the phones’ backs to create realistic effects.

GOOGLE CLIPS CAMERA: CREEPY OR FUN?:

Google has revealed a small camera that uses artificial intelligence to recognise individuals, and decides when to record short videos by itself. The company said the camera would let families capture unique moments, although some people found the idea a bit creepy.

US COUPLE STOLE GOOD WORTH $1.2M FROM AMAZON:

A couple in the US have admitted stealing goods from Amazon valued at more than $1.2m (£910,000) by repeatedly pretending that items they ordered were damaged in the post. Erin Joseph Finan, 38, and Leah Jeanette Finan, 37, from Indiana, have pleaded guilty to postal fraud and money laundering.

SNAPCHAT EXHIBITS VIRTUAL JEFF KOONS SCULPTURES:

Snapchat is displaying virtual sculptures by the artist Jeff Koons at nine locations across the world. The artworks – which include a version of his giant bubble dog and a large multi-coloured pile of Play-Doh – are shown as augmented reality exhibits superimposed over real-world views captured by smartphone cameras.

NET NEUTRALITY DEBATE ‘CONTROLLED BY BOTS’:

More than 80% of the comments submitted to a US regulator on the future of net neutrality came from bots, according to researchers. Data analytics company Gravwell said only 17.4% of the comments were unique. Most of the 22 million comments submitted to the Federal Communications Commission over the summer had been against net neutrality, it suggested.

SAMSUNG ODYSSEY VIRTUAL REALITY HEADSET ANNOUNCED FOR WINDOWS:

Samsung has unveiled a virtual reality rig designed for use with Windows PCs. HMD Odyssey joins previously announced VR headsets and hand controllers from Dell, HP, Lenovo, Acer and Asus to form the launch hardware line-up for Microsoft’s new Mixed Reality platform.

INSTAGRAM URGED TO ACT ON SLOTH SELFIES:

The trend for tourists taking selfies with local creatures is fuelling a rise in animals being snatched from the wild by irresponsible tour operators, according to animal charity World Animal Protection. The charity found a 292% increase in the number of wildlife selfies posted on Instagram since 2014.

FRESH TWIST IN FACEBOOK DATA TRANSFER ROW:

The Irish High Court has referred a case about the way Facebook transfers user data across the Atlantic to the US to the EU’s highest court. The outcome, which could take months to be resolved, could affect thousands of companies who use similar systems.

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