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  • Move on export control of sensitive technologies, goods praised by US

    ISLAMABAD: The United States has praised Pakistan’s move to update its export control list for sensitive technologies and goods to make it compatible with international regimes...

    Take a look: Access to peaceful nuclear technology a priority, US toldPakistan has recently revised the control lists of goods, technologies, material and equipment related to nuclear and biological weapons and their delivery systems...

  • Facebook, Unity Technologies set to launch gaming platform

    CALIFORNIA: Social media giant, Facebook has announced plans to team up with gaming engine developer, Unity Technologies, in order to expand their services for gamers and developers, the company announced on its official blog for developers Thursday...

    The partnership with Unity Technologies is a strategic move for Facebook to re-engage the over 650 million active gamers on the network...

  • Google, Tencent eye collaboration on new technologies

    Internet titans Google and Tencent on Friday signalled possible future collaboration on developing new technologies as the US and Chinese firms announced a long-term patent-sharing agreement...

    The companies gave no details on the scope or nature of the potential cooperation but said in a joint statement that they “are open to deeper collaboration in the future on innovative new technologies”...

  • Info minister promises to ensure Bol employees’ salaries

    ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Senator Pervaiz Rasheed arrived at the National Press Club (NPC) early Thursday morning, in an attempt to deter journalists from protesting at the launch of the metro bus service, against the closure of Bol News channel before its launch,...

    The call for the protest at the metro bus track was made by Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) — Afzal Butt group at 9 am on Thursday
  • FBR’s new contact centre to help taxpayers get info in real time

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has set up a modernised contact centre at its headquarters that will help promptly respond to taxpayers’ queries and provide them with relevant information in real time...

    The facility is based on the customer relationship management (CRM) software being used by top companies in the world to improve customer contact experience, Fazal Muhammad Abrejo, member of FBR’s facilitation and taxpayer...
  • Facebook told to submit info about fraudulent page

    LAHORE: A judicial magistrate on Thursday directed the leading social media networking website Facebook’s management in California, US, to submit information about the creator of an online shopping page, who allegedly defrauded the public at large...

    A citizen, Masood Sarwar, filed a complaint with the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) saying his wife selected a dress from an online shopping page on Facebook named “Five Star Couture”...
  • Hackers look for ‘info on Sino-India dispute’

    NEW DELHI: Chinese hackers are believed to be snooping on information related to the Sino-India border dispute and Tibetan exile groups in India since 2012, Press Trust of India said from Beijing on Friday...

    Quoting a US-based cyber-security firm, it said the hackers were detected in April ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to China in May and they are still conducting attacks
  • Info desk to facilitate pilgrims’ relatives

    RAWALPINDI: The City District Government Rawalpindi (CDGR) established a facilitation desk in the District Coordination Office on Monday to help relatives of pilgrims missing after Mina stampede...

    The step was taken on the directive of the Punjab government
  • Trump hit with claims Russia has compromising info on him

    US spy chiefs have informed Donald Trump that Russian operatives claim to possess deeply compromising personal and financial information about him, US media reported Tuesday on the eve of the president-elect's first press conference...

    Trump denounced a “political witch hunt” after CNN reported that intelligence officials briefing him last week on allegations of Russian meddling in the US election had also given him a synopsis of the...
  • Info minister visits Azhar Jafri’s kin

    LAHORE: State Minister for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb on Sunday visited the residence of deceased award-winning photojournalist Azhar Jafri and condoled with his family...

    Mr Jafri had passed away here on Thursday due to a cardiac arrest
  • Yahoo hack steals personal info from at least 500m accounts

    SAN FRANCISCO: Computer hackers swiped personal information from at least 500 million Yahoo accounts in what is believed to be the biggest digital break-in at an email provider...

    The massive security breakdown disclosed Thursday poses new headaches for beleaguered Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer as she scrambles to close a $4
  • Power consumers to get real-time billing, supply info via mobile app

    ISLAMABAD: With a continuously shrinking demand-supply gap, the government launched on Tuesday a mobile phone application to let consumers know real-time electricity billing and supply situation of any public-sector distribution company (Disco)...

    Speaking at the launch of Roshan Pakistan, an Android-based mobile app, Minister for Power Awais Ahmad Khan Leghari said the government focused on building generation capacity during its first...
  • Tax info exchange with Switzerland to start soon

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Switzerland will begin exchanging information from the current month under the Convention on Avoidance of Double Taxation (ADT), the Senate Standing Committee on Finance was informed on Tuesday...

    However, the said information exchange would only be applicable on future cases
  • FIA seeks info about CEOs of 13 firms linked to Rs35bn money laundering case

    KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency has approached the State Bank of Pakistan and Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) for getting details of the equity of Summit Bank as well as information about the chief executive officers of 13 firms, including the Zardari Group, linked to the Rs35 billion money laundering case, it emerged on Monday...

    This FIA has approached the central bank and SECP in the light of recent...
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