Social Media

TikTok ban lifted in Pakistan under certain conditions

After the Chinese company, ByteDance assured authorities it would moderate content in compliance with Pakistan's laws, the regulator said it was reversing its decision.

Facebook to temporarily ban posting political ads in US from election night

Facebook on Wednesday said it will temporarily ban posting political advertisements in the US for an undefined period after the presidential election in the United States. 

Taylor Swift reveals she will be voting Joe Biden in upcoming Presidential election

Taylor Swift on Wednesday through her Twitter account reveals that she will be voting for Joe Biden in the upcoming Presidential election on November 03.

Innovate

US-UK scientists awarded with Nobel Prize in medicine for Hepatitis C discovery

The Nobel Committee on Monday announced this year's Nobel prize for medicine jointly to US researchers Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice and British scientist Michael Houghton “for the discovery of...

Big tech companies may be handling Hong Kong user data to China

Big tech companies may be complying with China's confidential requests and handling the data of Hong Kong users to China, according to senior US state department official.

Facebook to bring smart glasses in 2021 in collaboration with Ray-ban

Facebook is set to unveil its first smart glass in 2021 as it has started a collaboration with Ray-ban’s manufacturer Luxottica to bring smart glasses for the consumers.

A Japanese company announce the successful test of a manned flying car

The car, named SD-03, manned with a pilot, took off and circled the field for about four minutes. Price has not been announced yet.

Software

COVID-19 contact tracing raises concerns over privacy

The growing desire to end the global lockdown caused by the deadly coronavirus pandemic is leading governments to turn to apps that will track everyone’s movements — and that is giving privacy advocat...