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Google suspends Huawei access to android updates

AFP Google reportedly has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing. A Google spokesperson said the company is “complying with the order and reviewing the implications” without giving details. However, a source told Reuters that Huawei will […]


Deadline for blocking mobile phones extended 15

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority on Thursday agreed to extend its deadline for blocking unregistered mobile phones by two months after the Senate Standing Committee on information technology expressed reservations over the plan. The committee, during a meeting today, asked PTA Chairman Mohammad Naveed and Director Talib Dogar — who had […]


Register your mobile device with PTA 113

According to a directive issued by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), mobile users now need to register their cellular devices with the authority. Users can register their device via SMS by sending the IMEI number to 8484. Device’s IMEI number can be checked by dialling *#06# Moreover, registration can also […]


Chinese technology can identify you by your walk

BEIJING: A new biometric identification technology developed by Chinese scientists allows the identification of people by the way they walk, without the need to look at their faces. The gait recognition system includes a camera that is functional within a distance of 50 meters from its target and capable of […]


North Korea’s technology much better than Pakistan’s

Dr. Qadeer North Korea’s nuclear technology is much better than Pakistan’s, nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan said on Monday, but ruled out any assistance from Islamabad to Pyongyang in this regard. In a telephonic interview to BBC Urdu, Mr Khan insisted that North Korea was self-reliant in the nuclear field because of […]