Technology

Over 1.2 Billion People Now Use Facebook Messenger

Its hasn’t even been a year and Messenger users have reached another milestone. The Facebook backed instant messaging app has just achieved 1.2 billion active monthly users. Even WhatsApp took 7 years to get to 1 billion users, Messenger has managed to do that in just 4. Comparing the numbers from last year, the increase amounts to 20 percent from July 2016 (1 billion). 71% of Facebook’s total active monthly users

Now Available: These Are the Best Features of the Windows 10 Creators Update

Windows 10’s next big update is finally here and offers certain key improvements here and there. The differences won’t be noticeable from the get-go unlike the Anniversary update. This is one of the two Windows updates set to rollout this year. The Creator’s update (rolling out now) is the first one with the next one codenamed Redstone 3 coming out later this year. It will be available through Windows Update

RCCI Organizes the 3rd ICT Awards

The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) organized the 3rd ICT Awards (Information Communication Technology Awards) yesterday. Minister of State Ms Anusha Rehman was the chief guest on the occasion. The RCCI President Raja Amer Iqbal, Senior Vice President Rashid Waien, Vice President Asim Malik, Group leaders, former presidents, Chairman ICT Committee Raja Omar, Chairman PTA Ismail Shah , MD Pakistan Software export board (PSEB), Vice chairman IT committee Col.  Aziz

Punjab Has the Highest Number of Cyberbullying Cases: Report

According to the Digital Rights Foundation (DRF), based on the statistics collected via their Cyber Harassment Helpline, Punjab accounts for the bulk of the cases concerning cyber-bullying in Pakistan. The DRF data depicts that in the first four months of its operations, 513 queries were made via their helpline to register complaints. The total number of calls were 535 and out of those, 62% of the calls were made by

Here Are 6 of the Best YouTube Channels for Learning about Science

The internet is a mine of knowledge and if you are interested in learning about almost anything, you can find a good resource to learn about it online. What’s even better is that almost all of these resources are available for free, and even the ones that are paid charge you a nominal fee. Sites like KhanAcademy, Udemy, Coursera, all have whole academic courses available online. Even Ivy League colleges,

Zong Celebrates Terrific 9 Years, Becoming No.1 Data Network

It is a journey of remarkable success, from being the 5th and smallest operator in 2008 to being the No. 1 data telecom operator in a matter of 9 years is nothing but incredible. With the ownership, research and investment of China Mobile Communications Corporation — the largest 4G telecom operator in the world — at an investment of more than $2.5B, Zong has seen phenomenal growth in a matter

Huawei Launches its Flagship P10 Smartphone in Pakistan

Huawei has launched its long-awaited flagship smartphone, the P10, in Pakistan. Special arrangements for a ‘First Sale Experience’ were made at Hafeez Centre in Lahore for this purpose. At the event, the audience had the chance to win a Huawei P10 through a lucky draw. The phone itself is an incremental update over its predecessor, the Huawei P9. It will be available in Pakistan for Rs. 59,999. With that, you

PTA Asked To Block Booking.com & Similar Direct Selling Websites

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has been requested to block Booking.com and other similar direct selling websites which are not registered with the legal authorities. The concerns were raised by Habibullah Siddiqui, former vice Chairman Diplomatic Affairs Standing Committee of FPCCI and now appointed as Senior Vice Chairman Central Standing Committee of Tourism & Travel (2017) of FPCCI. Having vast experience of the travel industry, Habibullah stated: We are not business hungry but

Standard Chartered Super Sundays: Shop From Daraz With Discounts, Installments

Sundays have earned a reputation as being lazy, laidback and chill. Sleep in, brunch, charge up for the busy week ahead. Now, with Daraz Standard Chartered Super Sunday, you could do all of that AND much more? Like tick off those gotta-have desirables on your wish list! Daraz and Standard Chartered Bank have teamed up to inject a dose of shopping excitement into your Sundays. With Super Sundays, you can

Twitter rolls out new ‘Lite’ service to reduce mobile data usage

It’s called Twitter Lite and, unlike similar ‘Lite’ apps from Facebook and others, it is browser-based – living at mobile.twitter.com. This new mobile web app of the American company’s service aims to save users precious data if their plans don’t provide much of it or they are in slow-connection areas of the world: “Today, we are rolling out Twitter Lite, a new mobile web experience, which minimizes data usage, loads