GALAXY S9 AND S9+ MAY HAVE A SMALL FINGERPRINT READER AT THE FRONT:
The Galaxy S8 and S8+ and Galaxy Note 9 have the “Infinity Display” that made an enormous change in smartphones display. However, these three devices were also criticised for having lousy placement of fingerprint sensor. The Galaxy S9 announcement may fix the issue. It is expected that we could see an end to this little gripe as Samsung has filed a patent in which small but accurate fingerprint sensor could integrate on front-side.
THE BIGGEST DARAZ BLACK FRIDAY SALE 2017 JUST A MONTH AWAY:
Daraz Black Friday sale is just around the corner. Daraz Black Friday sale is set to start on November 20th and will be giving a variety of attractive and exciting slashed-price deals and discounts to the online shoppers in Pakistan.
FIBERLINK INTERNET PACKAGES:
There are many internet service providers (ISPs) in Pakistan and Fiberlink is one of them. When we think about an internet connection, we take a look at the connection speed, data limit and the cost. We all know, Before Fiberlink, PTCL has been the first choice as an ISP for Pakistan. Because of connection limitations, low-speed, PTCL lost some of its users. There came a significant drop in PTCL’s revenue when 3G/4G was launched in Pakistan. 3G/4G packages didn’t get much attention due to data limitations; not allowing users to download large-sized files.
GOOGLE’S DEEPMIND ACHIEVES MACHINE LEARNING BREAKTHROUGHS AT A TERRIFYING SPEED:
Google’s AlphaGo that beat world’s most significant human go player just lost a version of itself that never had a single human lesson. The “AI research” can do better than humans. The Google is making progress in the field of machine learning at a startling rate. The company’s AutoML recently dropped jaws with its ability to self-replicate, and DeepMind is now able to teach itself better than humans who created it can.
HUAWEI MATE 10 PRO IS JUST A SINGLE POINT BEHIND THE GOOGLE PIXEL 2.0N DXOMARK:
It’s been few weeks since Google announced its flagship of 2017. The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL feature a new front-facing addition complementing new hardware, its camera was one of most admired in the tech community. In the presentation, the Google said that DxOMark awarded its flagship the highest score of 98.
KHAREED,PK REVIEW-EPROCUREMENT PLATFORM AND B2B MARKET PLACE:
For most startups looking to disrupt an industry and introduce innovative, new ways of doing things, the market they are disrupting is usually a traditional sector, where technology has made limited inroads. It is relatively rare to see a tech startup disrupting a tech industry and that too where the established players are giants like Oracle and SAP.
ONEPLUS 5T TO GET 20MP + 20MP CAMERA, MAY HAVE LARGER BATTERY:
The AnTuTu has revealed that upcoming Oppo R11s will have upgraded dual camera the experts are suspecting same for OnePlus 5T. The front camera is said to be the 20MP+20MP and second sensor is to be upgraded from 16MP. The specs show 18:9 screen with same pixel density as OnePlus phones before it.
SNAPCHAT’S MULTI-SNAP FEATURE IS NOW AVAILABLE ON ANDROID:
Back in July, Snapchat revealed a feature that allows users to make longer videos and post them easily without any problem. Previously, the app limits users to records videos of only 10 seconds but now the company extended videos record time to 60 seconds, with a 10-seconds increment as the users post a separate video.
NEW PALMID TECH LETS YOU UNLOCK DEVICE WITH A WAVE OF YOUR HAND:
As you all aware of fingerprint scanners and touchless biometric authentication methods such as Iris Scanning of Samsung and 3D facial scanning of Apple have been becoming more popular nowadays. The main problem is that these methods require a dedicated hardware due to which their adoption becomes controversial.
OPPO IS ALL SET TO LAUNCH A NEW SELFIE EXPERT FOR PAKISTAN:
OPPO Mobile is all set to launch its newest Selfie Expert in Pakistan once again. OPPO’s latest offering will not only be the brand’s first full-screen model in Pakistan. But will also come equipped with an industry first Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology for capturing perfect selfies in Pakistan, that further strengthens OPPO’s position as ‘the Selfie Expert and Leader’. The device has been designed to meet the current demands of its ever-increasing young fans in Pakistan.
TWITTER PROMISES MORE AD TRANSPARENCY:
Twitter has pledged to make advertising more transparent as it attempts to fend off proposed new regulations. It said it would be clearer about who funded ads and to what end, especially those pushing a political agenda.
‘BAD RABBIT’ RANSOMWARE STRIKES UKRAINE AND RUSSIA:
A new strain of ransomware nicknamed “Bad Rabbit” has been found spreading in Russia, Ukraine and elsewhere. The malware has affected systems at three Russian websites, an airport in Ukraine and an underground railway in the capital city, Kiev. The cyber-police chief in Ukraine confirmed to the Reuters news agency that Bad Rabbit was the ransomware in question.
TV NEWS ‘HACK’ SEES BITCOINS SWIPED:
Two French hackers used their computer skills to reconstruct a blurred-out code on TV and claim bitcoins worth $1,000 (£760). Michel Sassano and Clement Storck had seen an interview with entrepreneur Roger Ver on French television. Mr Ver had offered $1,000 to viewers – but a QR code needed to claim the money had been blurred out.
HACKERS BREACH TOP PLASTIC SURGERY CLINIC:
A high-profile plastic surgery clinic has said it is “horrified” after hackers allegedly stole data during a cyber-attack. London Bridge Plastic Surgery (LBPS) said its IT experts and police found evidence of the breach. A group claiming to be behind the breach said it had “terabytes” of data, the Daily Beast news site reported.
FACEBOOK’S NEW FEED EXPERIMENT PANICS PUBLISHERS:
It used to be a tweak in the Google search algorithm that sent a shudder through newsrooms trying to adapt to the online era. Now it is any change in the design of Facebook. So, an experiment under way in a few countries, where the social media giant appears to be making it harder for users to see news stories, has caused something akin to panic.
MPs QUIZ FACEBOOK OVER RUSSIAN-LINKED ‘FAKE NEWS’:
British MPs have asked Facebook if it has evidence of paid-for activity by accounts linked to Russia at the time of the Brexit referendum. A letter addressed to Facebook’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg also asks about similar activity at the time of this year’s general election.
EQUIFAX TO BE INVESTIGATED BY FCA OVER DATA BREACH:
Credit rating firm Equifax is being investigated by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) over a large data loss. The FCA released a short statement announcing the investigation but did not provide further details.
AMAZON SERVICE WILL LET COURIERS OPEN FRONT DOORS:
Amazon is launching a service that will let couriers open people’s front doors and put deliveries inside. Users of Amazon Key will need a smart lock and Cloud Cam camera. Couriers will scan a package barcode and once the delivery has been verified online, the camera will start recording and the delivery person will be able to unlock the door using an app.
APPLE HIRES EX-BBC AND CHANNEL 4 EXECUTIVE JAY HUNT:
Apple has hired Jay Hunt – the former controller of BBC One and chief creative officer of Channel Four – to join its video team. Ms Hunt was responsible for TV shows including Sherlock and Luther at the BBC before helping Channel 4 sign up the Great British Bake Off.
TESLA SOLAR POWER ARRIVES IN PUERTO RICO:
Entrepreneur Elon Musk has followed through on his plan to boost power resources in Puerto Rico after it was devastated by Hurricane Maria. Mr Musk’s firm, Tesla, has set up solar panels and energy storage batteries at Hospital del Nino, a children’s hospital in San Juan.
GEORDIE SHORE’S MARNIE SIMPSON BROKE AD RULES ON SNAPCHAT:
Two Snapchat posts by the reality TV star Marnie Simpson have fallen foul of the UK’s advertising rules. The Geordie Shore and Celebrity Big Brother cast member uploaded images of products from two firms that she has business relationships with, without identifying them as adverts.
INSIDE MIRCROSOFT’S NEW MIXED REALITY CAPTURE STUDIO:
Microsoft has opened a hi-tech studio dedicated to creating mixed reality content to be viewed via the Hololens augmented reality headset. The BBC’s North America technology reporter Dave Lee checked it out.