Category: Technology

‘Surge’ in searches on Irish passports, says Google

Google has said there was a dramatic spike in searches for Irish passport applications as news of the UK’s decision to leave the EU broke. The overwhelming...

Google, Facebook quietly move toward automatic blocking

Some of the web’s biggest destinations for watching videos have quietly started using automation to remove extremist content from their sites, according to two...

iShopping.pk lauches Infinix Hot 3 Pro 4G

This content is a paid advertisement by iShopping.pk and is not associated with or necessarily reflective of the views of Dawn.com. The new model, available now, comes...

Apple enhances Siri but still trails in artificial intelligence race

Apple unveiled a series of improvements to its Siri digital assistant on Thursday, but the tech giant still trails rivals such as Google and Amazon in the red-hot field....

news Facebook, YouTube and Twitter

Social media has emerged as a leading source of news among online users who increasingly access it on their smartphones, a thinktank said on Wednesday. More than half of...

First ‘Silk Road’ train arrives in Tehran from China

TEHRAN: The first train to connect China and Iran arrived in Tehran on Monday loaded with Chinese goods, reviving the ancient Silk Road, the Iranian railway company...

Apple’s first offshore technology development facility to be set up in India’s Hyderabad

NEW DELHI: Apple is slated to build its first technology development centre outside the United States in India’s Hyderabad city in Telangana state in the latter...

Parliament shifts to solar energy

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s parliament is now the first parliament in the world to be completely powered by solar energy. Members of the National Assembly met for the first...

?Inadequate security leads to varsity sealing

SAHIWAL: The District Security Committee (DSC) had the Comsat University’s Sahiwal campus sealed on Friday after it found ‘security lapses’. Officials on the...

Rs77bn cut likely in KP Annual Development Programme

PESHAWAR: There is a likelihood of the cash-strapped Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government cutting the Rs174 billion Annual Development Programme for the current fiscal by Rs77...