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Realme leap to quad camera era, introduces 1st quad camera smartphones realme 5 series in Pakistan

F.P. Report LAHORE: Underscoring its “Dare to Leap” proposition in the market, realme, the fastest growing smartphone brand in Pakistan, today unveiled its first quad camera smartphones – realme 5 and realme 5 Pro, both equipped with Qualcomm Technologies’ mobile platforms, Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 665 and 712 Mobile Platforms that provide users outstanding performance in their…

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Samsung’s software update brings powerful Note10 features to S10

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Galaxy Note10 and Note10+ are packed with powerful tools designed to help users unleash their creativity and be more productive. Now, with the new software update, Samsung Electronics is introducing many of those same bar-raising innovations – including features like AR Doodle, a built-in video editor and Link to Windows integration…

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Twitter lets users sideline unwanted direct messages

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: Twitter on Monday said it is rolling out a filter that will hide away unwanted direct messages, providing a new tool to stymie abuse. Twitter users who receive direct messages from people they don’t follow on the platform will be able to have such missives automatically routed to a secondary folder. “Unwanted…

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Astronauts Tweets out incredible image from International Space Station

Monitoring Desk The Soyuz 61 crew recently took off from Earths surface yesterday, and upon arrival at the International Space Station (ISS) a crew member of the ISS snapped this awesome picture. NASA astronaut Jessica Meir, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka and United Arab Emirates spaceflight participant Hazza AlMansoori launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan…

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KP IT Board, WB and Jazz bring digital opportunities to youth

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Digital Youth Summit 2019 concluded today in Peshawar. Over the last 3 days, speakers from around the world and Pakistan, young people from across KP, and policymakers converged at the Pearl Continental Peshawar for Pakistan’s largest technology conferences. The conference started as an idea in 2014 to connect young people to…

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NASA captures black hole destroying a star the size of the Sun

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: NASA has captured an enormous black hole tearing apart a star 375 million light years from Earth. The extremely rare phenomenon, known as a tidal disruption, was captured by the space agency’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). It showed a star similar to our Sun being sucked into the gravitational pull of…

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Google under fire over not paying for news content in Europe

Monitoring Desk PARIS: Google has come under fire from the French government after announcing it will not pay European publishers for the right to show content on its Google News service to comply with the EU’s new copyright directive. In its first major policy change since the passing of the EU’s controversial copyright rules in…

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Amazon digital assistant Alexa gets into your head

Monitoring Desk SAN FRANCISCO: Amazon on Wednesday unveiled a cornucopia of new gadgets as it extended the reach of Alexa from automobiles and homes essentially into people’s heads. Amazon digital aide Alexa vies with Google Assistant software to be at the heart of smart homes where lights, security systems, televisions and more are controlled with…

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EU court rules in favor of Google in privacy case

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Europe’s top court on Tuesday ruled in favor of Google, upholding its argument that it does not need to remove links to sensitive personal data globally. The case centered around a dispute whether Google should remove links worldwide known as right to be forgotten or in Europe only, in a case that…

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WhatsApp new feature: Share status on Facebook

Monitoring Desk San Francisco: Facebook-owned instant messaging app WhatsApp has begun rolling out a feature for Android users to let them share their status stories directly on Facebook Story and other apps. Just like Instagram, WhatsApp’s status Stories let users post images, text and videos on your profile that disappear after 24 hours. WhatsApp hasn’t…

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