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  • Apple cuts prices, screen sizes for new iPhone, iPad

    CUPERTINO: Apple went small — cutting prices as well as screen sizes — unveiling a new iPhone and iPad aimed at reaching more customers and boosting replacements, at a low-key product unveiling on Monday...

    The new launches came as Apple geared for a high-profile court battle with the US government on encryption and data protection, with chief executive Tim Cook claiming that protecting privacy is an obligation for the tech giant... ...

  • Saudi Arabia to unblock WhatsApp, Viber and Skype

    Online video calling apps, including WhatsApp, Skype and Viber, will be unblocked in Saudi Arabia from next week, Arab News reported...

    The Minister for Communications and Information Technology Abdullah bin Amer Al-Sawahah said that negotiations with telecommunication service providers and related bodies are underway to enable customers to use the apps to make voice and video calls of the "highest quality", the report said...

  • Ombudsman starts hearing complaints on Skype

    ISLAMABAD: Taking a new initiative, Federal Ombudsman Salman Faruqui has started hearing complaints of overseas Pakistanis on Skype...

    In this regard a meeting was convened in the office of the ombudsman with the Pakistani community welfare attaché posted in New York and discussed various issues of overseas Pakistanis...

  • Snapchat, Skype among services not ensuring user privacy: Amnesty

    Only three out of 11 companies with popular messaging apps take measures to safeguard user privacy, while Snapchat and Skype/Microsoft are among those failing to adopt basic privacy protections on their services, revealed an Amnesty International (AI) report released this week...

    AI's ‘Message Privacy Ranking’ report evaluates 11 companies with instant messaging apps on their use of encryption to protect users’ privacy and freedom of...

  • Pakistan asks Facebook to link accounts to mobile numbers

    Pakistan has asked the Facebook management to link opening of Facebook accounts to mobile numbers to overcome the issue of fake accounts, said a Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) official...

    Facebook has already designated a focal person to coordinate with PTA for prompt action against any reported issue...

  • 50m mobile accounts likely by 2020

    KARACHI: The customer base of branchless banking would become larger than the conventional banks in the next five years as 50 million mobile accounts are expected to be operational by 2020, said Nadeem Hussain, President, Tameer Bank...

    Speaking at the ‘Pakistan Payment Summit-2015’, organised by the Total Communications, in collaboration with the State Bank of Pakistan and 1-Link, Nadeem Hussain further stated that a fund of Rs100...

  • Local manufacturing of mobile handsets from April

    ISLAMABAD: A Chinese manufacturer will launch its mobile handset manufacturing and assembling unit in April (Pakistan’s first), a senior official at Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication said on Monday...

    The government had announced tax incentive package for manufacturing of mobile phones in budget 2015-16...

  • Mobile homes

    I would like to suggest that the UAE has a technology of mobile homes which they supplied to Palestinians after the destruction of their houses by Israeli forces last year...

    I did suggest in these columns a most economical mode of fabricating mobile homes for the needy...

  • Mobile phone access in Africa to double in five years

    CAPE TOWN: Around 80 per cent of sub-Saharan Afri­ca’s 800 million people should have access to mobile telephones by the end of the decade, double the current rate, although government help is needed to reach far-flung areas, industry body group GSMA said on Wednesday...

    The growth of mobile data — an even more powerful economic tool than simple vo­i­ce services — also hinges on authorities allocating sufficient spectrum, said...

  • State Bank to waive charges for mobile banking customers

    ISLAMABAD: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has advised cellular operators to waive account opening charges for customers opening new mobile banking accounts from next year...

    To facilitate the uptake of branchless banking services, the State Bank has advised branchless banking operators to provide free cash-in services to customers holding mobile accounts with effect from Jan 1, 2018...

  • Edotco, Dawood Hercules to acquire 13,000 mobile towers from Jazz

    KARACHI: Edotco Group in partnership with Dawood Hercules Corporation Ltd (DH Corp) announced the acquisition of approximately 13,000 towers from Pakistan Mobile Communications Limited (Jazz)...

    Edotco — through Tanzanite Tower Private Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of edotco Pakistan Private Limited — entered into an agreement with Pakistan Mobile Communication Limited to acquire its tower subsidiary, Deodar Private Limited and...

  • Christian boy killed over mobile phone dispute, claims DPO

    VEHARI: A dispute over mobile phone actually led to the torture of a Class IX student, Sheron Masih, at the Government MC High School, Burewala, who later died of his injuries on Aug 30...

    District Police Officer Omar Saeed said in a press release issued here on Tuesday that 16-year-old student Sheron Masih had a quarrel with a class fellow, Ahmed Raza, over a mobile phone...

  • Vintage mobile phone museum opens in Slovakia

    DOBSINA: As new smartphones hit the market month in month out, one Slovak technology buff is offering visitors to his vintage cellphone museum a trip down memory lane — to when cellphones weighed more than today’s computers and most people couldn’t afford them...

    Twenty-six year-old online marketing specialist Stefan Polgari from Slovakia began his collection more than two years ago when he bought a stock of old cellphones online
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