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  • Facebook launches messenger app for kids under 12

    Facebook on Monday unveiled a version of its Messenger application for children, aimed at enabling kids under 12 to connect with others under parental supervision...

    Messenger Kids is being rolled out for Apple iOS mobile devices in the United States on a test basis as a standalone video chat and messaging app...

  • Email Hillary received shows Maleeha acted as Kayani’s messenger

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan’s current envoy to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi apparently acted as an informal messenger between the Obama administration and former army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, according to an email former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton received from a senior aide...

    In one of the emails, Vali Nasr, then a senior adviser in the Office of the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, informs...

  • Facebook brings mobile games to Messenger

    Facebook on Tuesday unveiled Instant Games allowing users of the world's biggest social network to play from its Messenger application or directly on their news feeds...

    The new games effort could be a step toward eventually monetising Messenger, which now has more than one billion users...

  • Facebook acknowledges flaw in Messenger Kids app

    Facebook Inc acknowledged a flaw in its Messenger Kids app, weeks after two US senators raised privacy concerns about the application, and said that it spoke to the US Federal Trade Commission about the matter...

    “We are in regular contact with the FTC on many issues and products, including Messenger Kids,” Facebook Vice President Kevin Martin wrote in a letter to two Democrats, which is seen by Reuters...

  • Twitter says Facebook, Messenger accounts hacked

    Twitter confirmed on Friday that the official Twitter accounts of social media giant Facebook Inc and its Messenger platform were hacked...

    The account of Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey was hacked in August, allowing an unauthorised person to send public tweets including racial slurs and curse words to his 4 million followers before Twitter secured the account...

  • Pakistan, India ready to resume Kartarpur talks on 14th

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday reaffirmed its commitment to expeditious completion of Kartarpur Corridor as it accepted an Indian proposal for a second bilateral meeting on the modalities for the functioning of visa-free passage in the second week of July...

    “Pakistan, today, conveyed to India that the second meeting to discuss the draft agreement for finalising the modalities of Kartarpur Corridor and related technical issues will be...

  • Threatening SMS sender booked under ATA

    RAWALPINDI: The police have registered a terrorism case against an unidentified person for sending a threatening text message to the crisis control centre of the Nur Khan Airbase...

    Mohammad Bilal Zaidi, a senior officer at the control centre, complained to the Airport police that he received a threatening text message on his mobile phone at his workplace on Friday
  • Meter reading: Lesco to launch SMS

    LAHORE: Lahore Electric Supply Company (Lesco) has decided to send meter readings to the consumers on their mobile phones on a regular basis through SMS service, asking the field staff to start collecting their cell numbers for the purpose...

  • PM national health programme to introduce SMS service

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister National Health Programme (PMNHP) has decided to introduce an SMS service for the beneficiaries of the programme due to which they will get information about balance in their cards...

    It is worth mentioning here that the prime minister launched the programme on Dec 31 last year for Islamabad and described it as the first step towards making Pakistan a welfare state...

  • Suspected sender of SMS to lawyer arrested

    RAWALPINDI: The police have picked up an under trial prisoner from Adiala jail for being involved in sending a threatening text message (SMS) to a lawyer...

    The lawyer received an SMS suspected to be sent from inside Adiala jail on Monday, in which the sender warned him to be ready to face a fate similar to that of a senior judge who was killed outside his house in Rawalpindi recently...

  • Uber rival Rixi lets you hail rickshaws via SMS in Lahore

    LAHORE: As taxi hailing giant Uber enters Pakistan, a little-known local competitor is counting on a mix of new ideas and old technology to tap what could be a big chunk of the market: low-income residents who travel in rickshaws, not cabs...

    Its platform is not smartphones, but older SMS phone messaging that allows nearby drivers to bid for any user's business...

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