Whatsapp rolls out a major updated feature

Whatsapp rolls out a major updated feature

WhatsApp, earlier this year, launched its much-awaited feature ‘Delete for Everyone’ that allows users to revoke messages if they’ve been sent to the wrong person or group. But now the company is making a big change into this widely-popular feature. At the time of the launch, users were allowed to...

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GSK pursues a digital transformation, aims at boosting e-commerce

GSK pursues a digital transformation, aims at boosting e-commerce

On a mission to ‘rewire’ some of its brands for the modern consumer, GlaxoSmithKline is pursuing a digital transformation agenda aimed at boosting ecommerce performance and upgrading its media ROI. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is rethinking how its organization is set up to compete in the digital world as it faces competition...

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Is your cellular device PTA compliant?

Is your cellular device PTA compliant?

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has directed mobile phone users to register their cellular devices with the authority. In a text message sent to mobile phone users, PTA has warned that non-compliant devices will not work after October 20. To register your cellular device, you have to send your IMEI...

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Instagram gears up to combat cyberbullying

Instagram gears up to combat cyberbullying

Instagram on Tuesday added more weapons to battle cyber bullying, using artificial intelligence to scan photos for abusive content at the Facebook-owned service. The move comes after Facebook also increased anti-harassment measures, following a survey which said young victims of online abuse feel social media firms aren’t doing enough to...

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Google challenges Apple, unveils Pixel 3 – Not just smart, but thoughtful

Google challenges Apple, unveils Pixel 3 – Not just smart, but thoughtful

SAN FRANCISCO: Alphabet Inc’s Google unveiled on Tuesday the third edition of its Pixel smartphone, a Google Home smart speaker with a display and its first tablet computer, as it makes a come-from-behind push into hardware. A frame that automatically displays only the good pictures. A phone that screens telemarketer...

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Google+ kills off its social network amid security flaws that exposed users’ private details

Google+ kills off its social network amid security flaws that exposed users’ private details

SAN FRANCISCO: Google will shut down the consumer version of its social network Google+ after announcing data from up to 500,000 users may have been exposed to external developers by a bug that was present for more than two years in its systems. Apparently Google+ users weren’t the only ones...

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Why there is a war between eBay and Amazon (and how it can affect consumers)

Why there is a war between eBay and Amazon (and how it can affect consumers)

The giants of e-commerce do not get along very well. There are two giants of online sales in the West that crowd the market: eBay and Amazon. As your business has grown, the commercial war between the two has also escalated. This week the tension reached an unprecedented point: eBay...

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PayPal operations to ‘facilitate’ overseas donations to dam fund

PayPal operations to ‘facilitate’ overseas donations to dam fund

PayPal is an American company and it has not been authorized to operate in Pakistan. In order to “facilitate” donations from overseas Pakistani’s to the Supreme Court of Pakistan-Prime Minister Diamer Bhasha-Mohmand Dams fund, The SBP, however, allowed special permission to PayPal transfers for ‘Prime Minister and Chief Justice of...

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Instagram is back up after being hit by outage

Instagram is back up after being hit by outage

Facebook Inc’s photo-sharing social network Instagram was not working on Wednesday for users across several countries, including London, United States, Singapore and Pakistan. Users took to Twitter to complain about the outage and tweeted messages along with the #instagramdown hashtag. According to a check by Reuters, the app displayed an...

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Nationwide Wireless Emergency Alert test to be executed today

Nationwide Wireless Emergency Alert test to be executed today

Today (Wednesday) at 1:18 p.m. central time, almost all the cell phones in the country will go off in the first nationwide test of a wireless emergency alert system. That’s because of the first-ever nationwide test of a wireless alert system former President Barack Obama signed into law back in 2016....

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