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  • Good night (and good luck!)

    It is difficult to sleep soundly after watching Goodnight Mommy (Ich seh, Ich seh), a deeply unnerving Austrian film written and directed by Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala in 2014, which is now finding international cinematic release...

     Starring Susanne Wues as a TV presenter who returns home heavily bandaged after cosmetic surgery, and Elias and Lukas Schwarz as a pair of 10-year-old identical twins who immediately begin to suspect...
  • Health care: a basic human right or plain good luck?

    KARACHI: “A poster, a simple, arresting image combined by a powerful piece of text, can be a force for change,” believes Poster For Tomorrow, a community of artists who came together in 2009 to make visual displays, in specific posters, a primary medium of activism...

  • 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
  • Simmons rides his luck to propel West Indies into World T20 final

    MUMBAI: Late replacement Lendl Simmons led a charmed life to blast 82 not out and carry West Indies to a nail-biting seven-wicket win in the last over against India in the second semi-final of the World Twenty20 on Thursday...

    Simmons was caught twice at the Wankhede Stadium, on 18 and 50, but both times the bowlers had overstepped for no-balls and he made the hosts pay dearly for their mistakes as West Indies set up a final against...
  • Calais refugees take chance on ‘pot-luck’ smuggling service

    CALAIS: Smuggling yourself from France to Britain can be hugely expensive for refugees, but there is a cheaper “pot-luck” option — the only snag being you might end up in a French military base...

    The pot-luck method is far cheaper than the more organised smuggling operations that involve payments to lorry drivers...

  • Afridi wishes luck to Sarfraz for T20

    KARACHI/LONDON: Former T20 captain Shahid Afridi on Tuesday wished Sarfraz Ahmed luck to lead the national side prior to the only T20 match against England...

    ”“He has maintained a good strike rate in One Day Internationals and I think he should maintain this strike rate in T20 too,” Afridi maintained...

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