PAKISTANI RESEARCHERS DEVELOP CHEAP NANO PARTICLES THAT CAN HEAL BURNT SKIN:
Scientists from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) have developed a nano particle that regenerates burnt skin. This groundbreaking development was achieved at Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Biomedical Materials (IRCBM) established at CIIT.
NAYATEL INTRODUCES 30MBPS UNLIMITED INTERNET BUNDLE FOR VIDEO STREAMING:
Nayatel internet just got a lot more fascinating with this newest offering that allows its customers to stream unlimited Netflix, YouTube videos and more with whooping 30Mbps speeds for just Rs. 399 per month.
JAZZ SERVICES WILL SOON BE AVAILABLE AT CSD SUPER MALLS:
Jazz has announced its partnership with the Canteen Stores Department (CSD) at an MoU signing ceremony. This partnership will enable Jazz to utilize CSD’s platforms to introduce where shoppers will get a one-window solution for all of the company’s services.
GET RS1000 OF FREE SHOPPING ON EVERY GIFT CARD PURCHASE AT TCS SENTIMENTS’ GIFT BLACK FRIDAY:
TCS Sentiments launches a great offer in the shape of a Gift Card. Gift Card is a product that has been designed very beautifully and it is made available at all TCS retail stores and on the website as well. A customer can buy this card and can use it for their own purchases or gift it to others so that they can choose their own gift. TCS is also facilitating with free shipping nationwide for this product within standard time.
THE REAL REASON BEHIND PIXEL 2’S PERFECT VIDEO STABILIZATION:
Google’s newly launched smartphone Pixel 2, along with many other ‘crazy’ features, has the ability to capture jerk-free videos. Whether you’re climbing up the hills or a bumpy-road is the part of your journey, you can now easily Vlog your special trip with Pixel 2’s incredible feature.
PAKISTAN NEEDS TECHNOLOGY TRAINED HR TO COMBAT MONEY LAUNDERING & TERRORISM FINANCING:
Pakistan needs further improvements in areas of transaction monitoring through sophisticated technology, coupled with appropriate human resources for identifying and reporting suspicious transactions, under the laws of Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT).
NOKIA 3310 WITH 3G LAUNCHED IN PAKISTAN:
HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, introduces the Nokia 3310 3G. With fresh new colors and a new user interface that lets fans pick a theme to suit their mood, this modern classic is now 3G enabled and can be enjoyed in even more countries around the world, including Pakistan. And yes, it still has Snake.
OVERSEAS PAKISTANIS CAN APPLY ONLINE TO GET MULTIPLE CNIC ISSUES RESOLVED:
National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has revised its policy to facilitate the overseas Pakistanis in getting DUP clearance. Now Overseas Pakistanis can apply online to get DUP clearance. NADRA has been facing issues related to DUP for quite some time. A citizen is marked as DUP in the NADRA database if the overseas Pakistani has multiple identity cards with different particulars.
SUSPICIOUSLY POOR MANAGEMENT BY EPA LEAD TO INEFFECTIVE SMOG CONTROL:
Imrana Tiwana, an environmental activist, might have just unveiled the real reason why Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been ineffective lately. She says that EPA is using ineffective devices to measure smog and other sorts of air pollution.
DARAZ ANNOUNCES BLACK FRIDAY 2017 OFFERING UP TO 86% DISCOUNT:
Daraz officially announced its Black Friday 2017, offering discounts up to 86%. Cosponsored by Xiaomi, L’Oreal Paris, Unilever, and Tarzz, Daraz Black Friday is expected to be the biggest event of the year, going live on the 20th of November and running through a week of heavily discounted deals; flash sales and special offers.
JAZZ & MOTOROLA PARTNER TO LAUNCH THE MOTO C PLUS IN PAKISTAN:
Jazz has partnered with Motorola to provide consumers with Moto C Plus across Pakistan. The launch is in line with Jazz’s commitment of introducing innovative products and services to facilitate the uptake of data services nationwide. The device will be available across all Jazz Centers for PKR 13,999 with 2GB RAM/16GB storage.
HYUNDAI-NISHAT UNVEIL TEASER FOR THEIR NEW CARS IN PAKISTAN:
The hottest topic in Pakistan’s automobile industry is the coming soon teaser which was uploaded to the Hyundai-Nishat website. The image shows four cars which might be introduced to Pakistan’s automobile industry. At the moment it’s only speculation because no official statement has been made by the joint-venture.
APPLES FIXES IPHONE LETTER ‘I’ BUG:
Apple has addressed a glitch that caused some iPhones to unexpectedly start auto-correcting the letter “i” to a capital “A” and a question mark. The issue emerged when people updated their phones to version 11.1 of the iOS operating system. In a tweet, Apple said people could “fix it by installing the latest software update”. The update also addresses an issue with Siri.
PHISHING HELPS HACKERS HIJACK ACCOUNTS:
Cyber-thieves grab almost 250,000 valid log-in names and passwords for Google accounts every week, suggests research. The study by Google and UC Berkeley looked at the ways email and other accounts get hijacked. It used 12 months of log-in and account data found on websites and criminal forums or which had been harvested by hacking tools.
UBER LOSES COURT APPEAL AGAINST DRIVERS’ RIGHTS:
Taxi-hailing app firm Uber has lost an appeal against a ruling that its drivers should be treated as workers rather than self-employed. Last year a tribunal ruled drivers James Farrar and Yaseen Aslam were Uber staff and entitled to holiday pay, paid rest breaks and the minimum wage. Uber appealed, arguing its drivers were self employed and were under no obligation to use its booking app.
HUDDLE’S ‘HIGHLY SECURE’ WORK TOOL EXPOSED KPMG AND BBC FILES:
The BBC has discovered a security flaw in the office collaboration tool Huddle that led to private documents being exposed to unauthorized parties. A BBC journalist was inadvertently signed in to a KPMG account, with full access to private financial documents.
CHINA DOMINATES TOP SUPERCOMUTERS LIST:
China has overtaken the US to have the most supercomputers in the list of the world’s fastest 500 systems. The communist nation accounted for 202 of the globe’s highest performance machines, according to the latest Top500 survey.
HOW A GRAPHENE TATTOO COULD MONITOR YOUR HEALTH:
A graphene-based tattoo that could function as a wearable electronic device to monitor health has been developed at the University of Texas. Gold is often used in electronic components, but graphene is more conductive, can be hundreds of times thinner and allows the tattoo to wrinkle naturally with skin. It is hoped that as the cost of graphene falls, such tattoos will become affordable for medical use.
GOOGLE DOCS OFFLINE FOR ‘SIGNIFICANT’ NUMBER OF USERS:
Google Docs was inaccessible for a “significant subset” of users. The company confirmed the issue on its status page but did not offer more information. Docs is a core feature of Google’s cloud computing service.
STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT II GAME FACES FURTHER BACKLASH:
Games publisher EA has faced further criticism over its latest Star Wars game, Battlefront II. Many players were unhappy about the credits that unlock key Star Wars characters. The number required has now been reduced but so has the number that can be earned through gameplay. The alternative is to purchase them.
JACK DORSEY SADDENED BY JAPAN’S ‘TWITTER KILLER’:
Twitter’s chief executive has said a case in which an alleged serial killer is said to have lured victims by searching the social network for suicidal thoughts is “extremely sad”. But Jack Dorsey added that it was not realistic to expect the service to auto-delete the kind of tweets said to have been involved.
FACE ID IPHONE X ‘HACK’ DEMOED LIVE WITH MASK BY BKAV:
A Vietnamese cyber-security firm has shown the world how a mask can be used to unlock Apple’s new iPhone X. The demo took place about a week after Bkav first claimed to have undermined the handset’s security. But other experts have cast doubt on what the “hack” amounts to.
UK CYBER-DEFENCE CHIEF ACCUSES RUSSIA OF HACK ATTACKS:
One of the UK’s cyber-defence chiefs has accused Russia of having attacked Britain’s media, telecommunications and energy sectors over the past year. Ciaran Martin, chief executive of GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), added that Russia was “seeking to undermine the international system”.
YOUTUBER ZOELLA APOLOGISES FOR OLD OFFENSIVE TWEETS:
YouTuber and blogger Zoella has apologized for a number of old tweets about gay people and “chavs”. The posts, from 2009-12, which have now been deleted, have been called out for “fat shaming” and being homophobic.