Cabinet passes two proposals to stifle online media.

ISLAMABAD (NEWS DESK)- The federal cabinet passed the E-Safety Bill 2023 and the Personal Data Protection Bill 2023 on Wednesday, along with the creation of a commission to carry out the legislation. The measures aim to limit the freedom of expression. Despite the existence of regulators like the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) and Pakistan Electronic […]

The PTA has blocked 43 unlicensed lending applications.

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (Web Desk) – The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has stopped 43 digital lending applications that were functioning without a legitimate license, as directed by Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication (MoITT) Syed Aminul Haque. The applications were chastised for their predatory lending practices when a man committed himself after failing to settle […]

YouTube simplifies monetization

(Web Desk) – Creators who want to monetize their material may now use the YouTube Partner Programme (YPP). YouTube has now imposed reduced qualifying requirements. Creators in the United States with more than 20,000 YPP subscribers may now participate in the platform’s retail affiliate programme. According to the new requirements, artists must have at least […]

Google’s AI to power virtual travel agent from Priceline

Reuters (Reuters) – Want to stay near a Christmas market, a vegan restaurant, or another attraction in New York? Look no farther than artificial intelligence from Google (GOOGL.O), which will be available at Priceline as early as this summer, according to the businesses. According to Martin Brodbeck, Priceline’s chief technology officer, the online travel agency, […]

Due to the “weird” organisational structure, the CEO of OpenAI has no plans to go public.

Sweden (Reuters) – The CEO of Microsoft-backed OpenAI, the organisation behind ChatGPT, Sam Altman, said at a conference in Abu Dhabi that there are no immediate plans for the business to go public. When we achieve superintelligence, we may make choices that most investors would find incomprehensible, according to Altman. When asked whether he would […]

Tensor G2 and Smart Features Come with the Launch of Google’s First Tablet

Google quickly changed its attention from continually discussing AI to showcasing some interesting new hardware during its annual I/O developer conference. After being teased last year, the Pixel Tablet has now made its long-awaited formal appearance. The 10.95-inch 2560 x 1600 LCD screen on the Pixel Tablet has a usual brightness of 500 nits. It […]

This is how Counter Strike combats false war reports in Russia.

They include media channels like the BBC and Deutsche Welle, social media platforms like Instagram and Soundcloud, and even human rights organisations’ websites. Some media outlets have devised clever ways to get information on Russia’s war in Ukraine past this new digital firewall and into Russia. In the opening weeks of the battle, Google reviews […]

Nintendo surpasses its Switch sales goal, but expects a further decline

In the January-March quarter, Nintendo shipped 4.11 million Switch systems, increasing its total to 23.06 million for the fiscal year, barely enough to reach its revised target of 23 million. Before reaching its final projection three months ago, the business had expected 25.5 million units for the year, then 24 million. Nintendo cited shortages of […]

For the first time since July 2021, Bitcoin falls below $30,000

Bitcoin plummeted below $30,000 for the first time since July 2021 on Tuesday, as investors flew to cryptocurrencies in concerns of aggressive US monetary tightening and increasing inflation. The world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization fell as low as $29,764 on Tuesday before rebounding more than $30,000, continuing a recent price decline as investors abandon […]

According to insiders, Ford is selling 8 million shares of Rivian, a previously high-flying electric vehicle manufacturer

According to CNBC’s David Faber, Ford Motor is selling 8 million Rivian Automotive shares, with the insider lockup for the formerly high-flying electric vehicle producer set to expire on Sunday. Rivian now has 102 million shares owned by the automaker. According to sources, Ford will sell the stock through Goldman Sachs. Early investors and corporate […]