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Deadline for blocking mobile phones extended

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

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 […]


What new is happening in WhatsApp’s three new features?

WhatsApp has revealed three new features for Android, iOS and Windows Phone. The features were first tested on beta versions and then released on the original applications. The first feature gives group admin the permission to write group description in 500 characters. The description can be added or changed by […]


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 […]