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  • FBR raids NTS office, seizes tax records, computers

    ISLAMABAD: Two days after the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) took the step of conducting an inquiry into leaked question papers of the National Testing Service (NTS), as well as alleged irregularities in the organisation, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) raided the NTS office and confiscated the organisation’s records...

    The FBR raided the office of NTS Islamabad — a private entity that has been operating its business under...

  • Elon Musk on mission to link human brains with computers: report

    Artificial intelligence and machine learning will create computers so sophisticated and godlike that humans will need to implant “neural laces” in their brains to keep up, Musk said in a tech conference last year...

    In March, the Wall Street Journal reported that Musk had launched a company through which computers could merge with human brains...

  • UK hospitals turn away patients after cyber attack cripples computers

    NHS Digital, which oversees hospital cyber security, says the attack used the Wanna Decryptor variant of malware, which holds affected computers hostage while the attackers demand a ransom...

    Pictures posted on social media showed screens of NHS computers with images demanding payment of $300 worth of the online currency Bitcoin, saying: “Ooops, your files have been encrypted!” NHS Digital said the attack “was not specifically...

  • Computers and learning

    Computer skills are essential in today’s technology-based/technology-crazed world and without them you cannot accomplish much; you cannot make the most out of the available time without using computers...

    We use computers all the time, whether it is to Google something we don’t know, to play games or to make a presentation for school...

  • Bail to importer of computers refused

    ISLAMABAD: The special judge (customs) declined to grant bail to an importer of computers, saying that such concessions could not be given to “swindlers and plunderers” of state wealth...

    The petitioner, Naeem Siddiqui, had sought the bail in a case registered against him by the Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation (Inland Revenue) Islamabad for allegedly evading Rs150 million in taxes...

  • US jury indicts 12 Russian ‘spies’ on charges of hacking Clinton’s computers

    WASHINGTON: A US federal grand jury on Friday indicted 12 Russian military intelligence officers on charges of hacking the computer networks of 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party, the Justice Department said...

    The indictment, secured by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his ongoing investigation of Russian involvement in the 2016 election won by President Donald Trump, was issued three days...
  • China used tiny chips on US computers to steal secrets: report

    Tiny chips inserted in US computer equipment manufactured in China were used as part of a vast effort by Beijing to steal US technology secrets, a published report said Thursday...

    The Bloomberg News report said the chips, the size of a grain of rice, were used on equipment made for Amazon, which first alerted US authorities, and Apple, and possibly for other companies and government agencies
  • ‘Lums seminar’ on Balochistan held in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: “There were dead bodies found in Balochistan with Pakistan Zindabad carved into their skins,” Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur said on Saturday, at a seminar which had to be relocated to a different city for it to be held...

    While it was finally held at Kuch Khaas in Islamabad on Saturday, M...

  • Four ‘target killers’ from Karachi held in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Four men allegedly involved in incidents of target killings in Karachi and robberies in the federal capital have been arrested here, Dawn has learnt through reliable sources...

    Know more: Contract killers to be arrested in next phase of Karachi operationThe arrests were made during an investigation into some incidents of robbery in Islamabad, most of them taking place outside banks and involving people who had drawn cash...

  • Moral brigade active in Islamabad again

    ISLAMABAD: Are they back – the moral brigades that blackened the faces of women on advertisement boards in 2007?At least that is what people feared when they found bared arms and faces of models on billboards defaced in Super Market during Eid shopping spree...

    “Islamabad has no culture of hooliganism...

  • Islamabad’s traders refuse to close shop early

    ISLAMABAD: Terming the government’s decision to close markets early ‘illogical’, the traders of the federal capital announced on Sunday that they would not comply...

    Addressing a press conference here at the National Press Club, representatives of the traders union and Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) announced that markets and shops will remain open late into the night, as government’s decision, in its current form,...

  • Mexico to reopen its embassy in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Mexico is reopening its embassy in Islamabad after a break of about six years as the Latin American country seeks to reinvigorate its ties with Pakistan...

    Mexico’s Ambassador to Iran Ulesis Canchola, who is also accredited to Pakistan, in a meeting with Chairman of National Assembly’s Foreign Affairs Committee Awais Leghari said: “Mexico was in middle of the process to reopen its embassy in Islamabad which closed in 2009...

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