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  • Brazil’s president blames NGOs for Amazon fire

    SAO PAULO: Brazil’s right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organisations of setting wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to damage his government’s image after he cut their funding...

    Bolsonaro, who has shocked environmentalists with plans to open the Amazon to business interests, said NGOs could be behind the record number of wildfires this year, although he presented no evidence to backup his...

  • Samsung in hot waters after ‘new’ phone catches fire on plane

    CHICAGO: A US flight was evacuated prior to takeoff when a passenger’s Galaxy Note 7 — reportedly a replacement in Samsung’s global recall — caught fire, landing the company in new controversy...

    But on Wednesday, a Southwest Airlines flight leaving Louisville, Kentucky was evacuated after a passenger’s new Samsung phone began emitting smoke...

  • Cell phone catches fire onboard Canada flight

    A passenger was burned when her cell phone caught fire onboard a Canadian domestic flight on Thursday morning, officials said...

    “The fire was immediately extinguished by crews and there was no damage to the aircraft, however, the owner of the phone suffered injuries and was treated by emergency services who attended the aircraft,” Air Canada spokesman Peter Fitzpatrick said...

  • Police manage to access cell phone users’ data for high-profile cases

    KARACHI: Cell phone companies are sharing call data and other record of their subscribers with police for the “investigation of high-profile cases” though the law enforcement agency is not allowed to get the facility that is available only to intelligence agencies, it emerged on Monday...

    Sources in the cell phone companies and Sindh police officials confirmed to Dawn that the two sides had been cooperating with each other as per an...

  • Amazon asked to register 38 exporters from Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Commerce on Thursday said it has shared names of 38 exporters with international e-commerce platform Amazon for registration to promote trade and explore new markets for Pakistani exporters...

    “Initially, a list of 38 exporters have been communicated to Amazon, which is limited to surgical, sports goods and home textiles sectors,” he said while adding added that the list will be expanded to other sectors in near...

  • Alexa, Cortana talk to each other as Amazon and Microsoft pair up

    Amazon's Alexa and Microsoft's Cortana will start talking to each other in a first of its kind alliance of rival digital assistants, the companies said on Wednesday...

    Amazon Echo device users will be able to ask Alexa to bring in Cortana as a “guest” to tend to tasks such as booking meetings or reading work email...

  • Living Colours: The dance of the Amazon

    I came back to Pakistan in 2007 and started Pakistan’s first Capoeira study group in Iqra University, which lasted till August...

    Q: What hope do you have for Capoeria taking off in Pakistan?A: In 2013, I connected with the Brazilian ambassador in Islamabad, who offered to sponsor my activities by setting up a Capoeira school at the embassy as part of its cultural activities...

  • Trump renews attack on Amazon, claiming 'jobs lost'

    United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday lashed out at Amazon, claiming the US online colossus is doing “great damage” to other retailers and destroying jobs...

    Trump, who has criticised Amazon in the past, offered no specific facts to back up his argument...

  • Amazon, Flipkart battle in India for e-commerce's 'last frontier'

    With 100 million new internet users every year, Amazon is betting big on India, but a major new investment in homegrown rival Flipkart means the battle to dominate the fast-growing e-commerce market is set to heat up...

    The 10-year-old e-commerce company needs all the help it can get to compete with Amazon after the Seattle-based giant made India's 1...

  • Amazon's Jeff Bezos becomes world's richest person

    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos on Thursday became the world's richest person, as a jump in the share price of the United States (US) tech giant enabled him to overtake Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Forbes magazine estimated...

    Bezos owns around 17 per cent of the equity of Amazon, which has been expanding from its original mission as an online retailer to a diversified tech firm in cloud computing, online video, computing hardware and...

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