Category: Tech

Pakistan, government, officials, May, WhatsApp

Pakistan govt officials asked to replace smartphones bought before May 2019

The government officials have been strictly ordered to replace their smartphones in case they were bought before May 10th, 2019, in order to be protected from a malware...

Multilingual, robot, waitress, Afghan capital, Kabul, Timea

This robot waitress at a Kabul restaurant is getting popular in the country!

 Story by AFP In downtown Kabul, a robotic waitress named “Timea” rolls across a restaurant to serve a pizza and fries to customers. Zahra Barakzai, 30,...

False news items, true reports, Christopher Blair

False news items that are perceived as true reports

Story by AFP Christopher Blair produces false stories he insists are easily identifiable as satire rather than news. His pages can rack up millions of views, and at...

Betelgeuse, stars, sky, night, Milky Way

Is one of the brightest stars in the night sky getting darker?

Story by AFP Astronomers have managed to take pictures of Betelgeuse showing that the star, one of the brightest in the Milky Way, has been losing luminosity over recent...

WhatsApp, users, worldwide, Facebook

The number of WhatsApp users’ worldwide grows unbelievably HIGH!

Story by AFP The Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp said on Feb 12 that it now has more than two billion users around the world as it reaffirmed its commitment to...

Samsung, Galaxy S20, flip phone, Z Flip

Samsung unveils new foldable Z flip phone and it’s quite pricey!

Samsung has revealed its new Galaxy S20 and a foldable flip phone – at a huge price. Many users expressed surprise at cost of the new phones. The new handsets are...

Apple, fined, slowing down, iPhones

Apple fined for slowing down iPhones without informing users

Story by AFP Tech giant Apple were fined 25 million euros (£21m, $27m) for deliberately slowing down older iPhone models and for failing to tell users that software...

NASA, International Space Station, tourists, 2020

Record-breaking US astronaut returns to Earth

Story by AFP NASA’s Christina Koch returned to Earth safely Thursday having shattered the spaceflight record for female astronauts after almost a year aboard the...

Twitter, manipulated, misleading content, misinformation

Twitter plans to curb ‘manipulated’ and misleading content

Story by AFP Twitter has unveiled a plan to curb the spread of manipulated content including “deepfake” videos as part of a move to fight misinformation...

Facebook, posts, coronavirus, misinformation, social media, Facebook coronavirus

Facebook removes posts as coronavirus misinformation spreads on social media

Story by Reuters Facebook Inc said it will take down misinformation about China’s fast-spreading coronavirus, in a rare departure from its usual approach to dubious...