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  • FBR raids NTS office, seizes tax records, computers

    The FBR raided the office of NTS Islamabad — a private entity that has been operating its business under the title of a national organisation — and seized computers and other records...

    However, he claimed that, some other records and a few personal computers, not related to tax matters, had been “erroneously” seized...

  • 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...

  • 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
  • Pakistani entrepreneurs, investors meet at Karachi tech conference

    Young techies, entrepreneurs, startup enthusiasts, investors and speakers flocked to Karachi's Expo Centre this week to attend the two-day Momentum Tech Conference that sought to promote the startup ecosystem...

    The conference-cum-exhibition, held on Feb 6-7, included speeches and panel discussions featuring executives from some of the most successful tech startups and organisations including [email protected], Microsoft, Telenor, Homeshopping......

  • ATC issues contempt of court notice to DIG East Karachi in Altaf Hussain 'hate speech' cases

    An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Saturday issued a contempt of court notice to Director Inspector General (DIG) East Karachi Sultan Ali Khowaja for failing to submit challan of cases registered against the use of hate speech by Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain...

    During a hearing of 24 cases regarding Hussain's speeches, deemed as "violent and anti-state", the ATC expressed anger at police's procrastination in...

  • Dr Asim admits to ‘role’ in Karachi Stock Exchange crash, court told

    KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau told an accountability court on Tuesday that former federal minister Dr Asim Hussain allegedly confessed to his ‘role’ in a Karachi Stock Exchange crash and named veteran stockbroker Jahangir Siddiqui and former privatisation minister Syed Naveed Qamar for illegal approval of a right issue through the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP)...

    “Interrogated accused who...

  • The ‘good old days’ of Karachi’s stock exchange

    THE Karachi Stock Exchange (as the Pakistan Stock Exchange was formerly called) was established in 1947 coinciding with Pakistan’s independence...

    Along with the locals, the migrants from Bombay — where they traded in a flourishing stock business — were the first to seek membership of the newly established exchange...

  • Tech tools helping to combat counterfeiting

    KARACHI: SMS verification/serialisation, Quick Response codes, and colour shifting film are good measures available to help combat counterfeiting in the pharmaceutical industry of Pakistan, said Executive Director Pharma Bureau (PB) Ayesha Tammy Haq on Monday...

  • Use of high tech phones dents CD business in Swat

    We would release dozens of local dramas and albums of new Pashto songs on Eid, but introduction of hi-tech mobile phones has changed the situation,” said Abdul Qayyum, owner of a DVD and CD production house in Shalimar market of Mingora where only few shops now remained in business...

    “We keep up-to-date data in our computers to meet the needs of customers...

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