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Facebook ban in Pakistan, rumor or a reality?

Facebook ban in Pakistan, truth or a rumor? | Pakistantribe.com

ISLAMABAD – Since the issue of blasphemous content and controversial pages surfaced, the chances of blocking Facebook in Pakistan have increased.

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Pakistan women 2nd in the world to access porn on mobile

Pakistan women 2nd in the world to access porn on mobile | Pakistantribe.com

In a shocking report released on March 7, Pakistani women have been shown to be the fourth most likely to access porn sites from mobile. 

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‘Will summon Prime Minister over blasphemous materials if need arises: Court

‘Will summon Prime Minister over blasphemous materials if need arises: Court |www.pakistantribe.com IHC internet blasphemy

ISLAMABAD – The Prime Minister of Pakistan will be summoned over publishing blasphemous materials on the internet if the need be arisen, says Justice Shaukat Aziz Sadiqui of Islamabad High Court (IHC). According to PakistanTribe correspondent, Justice Shaukat Aziz Sadiqui heard the case of blasphemous materials on the internet in Islamabad High Court on Saturday. On this occasion, the Police, ...

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American CIA blasts WikiLeaks for publishing secret documents

American CIA blasts WikiLeaks for publishing secret documents | pakistantribe.com

WASHINGTON – The United States’ Central Intelligence Agency  (CIA) accused WikiLeaks of endangering Americans, helping US rivals and hampering the fight against terror threats by releasing what the anti-secrecy site claimed was a trove of CIA hacking tools. A CIA spokeswoman would not confirm the authenticity of the materials published by WikiLeaks, which said they were leaked from the spy agency’s ...

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Snapchat future debated as popular app makes market debut

Snapchat future debated as popular app makes market debut | pakistantribe.com

SAN FRANCISCO – As Snapchat’s owner makes its Wall Street debut, the key question for investors is whether the vanishing-message app is on its way to glory or despair. Wildly popular with young smartphone users keen to share messages that don’t linger, Snapchat is alternately viewed in the social media world as a winning bet such as Facebook or a ...

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Uber CEO apologizes after video shows him berating driver

Uber CEO apologizes after video shows him berating driver | pakistantribe.com

WASHINGTON – Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has apologized, acknowledging that “I must fundamentally change as a leader and grow up,” after a video showed him verbally abusing a driver for the service. In a message to Uber employees late Tuesday, Kalanick cited the widely circulated video and said he “treated an Uber driver disrespectfully.” The incident which circulated on social media ...

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Snapchat parent Snap IPO may lead pack of tech ‘unicorns’

Snapchat parent Snap IPO may lead pack of tech 'unicorns' | pakistantribe.com

SAN FRANCISCO – After a dearth of technology listings in 2016, Snapchat parent Snap is set for its market debut as early as this week. The initial public offering (IPO) if successful could presage a wave of listings from the sector’s so-called “unicorns” — those with a valuation of at least $1 billion based on private funding sources. Here are some ...

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YouTube TV: Video site challenges cable TV with streaming service

YouTube TV: Video site challenges cable TV with streaming service | pakistantribe.com

SAN FRANCISCO – YouTube has unveiled a streaming television service offering bundles of live channels, in a direct challenge by the Google-owned network to traditional cable and pay TV. YouTube TV is tailored for younger generations seeking news, films and more programs without subscribing to cable or satellite service, according to YouTube chief executive Susan Wojcicki. The new service will ...

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Internet In The Sky: OneWeb, Intelsat merge to advance satellite internet

Internet In The Sky: OneWeb, Intelsat merge to advance satellite internet | pakistantribe.com

WASHINGTON – Satellite telecom firms OneWeb and Intelsat announced plans Tuesday to merge, and a fresh $1.7 billion investment from Japan’s SoftBank to advance an ambitious “internet in the sky” plan. The deal aims “to create a financially stronger company with the flexibility to aggressively pursue new growth opportunities resulting from the explosion in demand for broadband connectivity for people and ...

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Chinese tech giant Xiaomi eyes global market with custom chip

Chinese tech giant Xiaomi eyes global market with custom chip | pakistantribe.com

BEIJING – Chinese technology giant Xiaomi on Tuesday unveiled an in-house processor, setting its sights on a top-tier global market long dominated by American companies. With the launch of its Surge S1 chipset, Xiaomi joins a rarified group of smartphone manufacturers with self-designed processors — the only others are Apple, Samsung and Chinese telecom company Huawei. “The ability to create its ...

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