Introduction of 5G services in Pakistan could take up to 5 years, Senate body told

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Monday briefed Senate’s Standing Committee on Information Technology it would take around four to five...

Apple’s new, lower priced iPhone draws tepid response in Asia

HANGZHOU: Apple Inc's new, lower-priced iPhone that comes with a faster processor but lacks 5G technology disappointed Asia, where cheaper and feature-packed...

US states launch antitrust probes of tech companies

AGENCIES: Two groups of US state attorneys general have announced separate antitrust probes of large tech companies such as Alphabet’s Google and Facebook. The...

Govt appoints directors, chairman for Ignite tech fund 

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has appointed the directors for Ignite-National Technology Fund's Board and made the National Information Technology Board (NITB) executive director...

‘Technology adoption imperative to meet modern-day challenges’

ISLAMABAD: Science & Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry said on Wednesday that the country needs to adopt latest technologies in order to meet modern-day...

Zong becomes first telco to conduct successful 5G trials in Pakistan

China Mobile Pakistan (CMPak), popularly known as Zong, has successfully conducted 5G trials in Pakistan, a press release issued by the company...

Intel launches first artificial intelligence chip Springhill

JERUSALEM: Intel Corp on Tuesday launched its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence (AI) and is designed for...

US set to give Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON: The US Commerce Department is expected to extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permit the Chinese firm to buy supplies...

Microsoft’s latest privacy policy says vendors listen to voice data

Microsoft Corp has said it updated its privacy policy to let customers know that it had been collecting voice data of its...

Facebook listened to users’ conversations: report

SILICON VALLEY: Facebook has paid hundreds of contractors to listen to and transcribe snippets of users’ conversations, US media reported, amid heightened scrutiny...

Apple offers $1m reward to researchers who find iPhone security flaws

LAS VEGAS: Apple Inc is offering cybersecurity researchers up to $1 million to detect flaws in iPhones, the largest reward offered by a...

Huawei unveils Harmony operating system, but won’t ditch Android for smartphones

HONG KONG: Huawei Technologies unveiled on Friday its proprietary operating system for smartphones and other devices, as US trade restrictions imposed in May...

British Airways cancels flights following IT failure

LONDON: British Airways was forced to cancel some flights to and from London on Wednesday after it suffered "a systems issue". Reports suggested dozens...

Pakistan’s IT exports increase 4.3pc to $1bn

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan earned $1 billion by providing different information technology (IT) services to various countries during the first eleven months of the...

IFC to invest $2.5m to support tech startups in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, will invest $2.5 million in Sarmayacar, one of the first...