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Telenor Pakistan to start rollout of 3G services very soon

ISLAMABAD: With a 3G-ready network already in place, one of the mobile phone operators, Telenor Pakistan is focusing on rapid rollout across the country to facilitate its subscribers. The Company which has won a 3G license in the recent bidding would start roll-out of 3G services as soon as necessary clearance is issued by Pakistan [...]

KARACHI: Pakistani culture is very vibrant and joint venture of Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) with French online streaming giant Dailymotion is another step forward in introducing the Pakistani culture to the world. Head of Economic Affairs of French Embassy in Islamabad Eric Noitakis characterised the accord as an opportunity to further strengthen the friendly [...]

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Microsoft and Facebook have partnered in search before and today’s Facebook announcement of new search tools puts a spotlight on that partnership. Microsoft Bing’s and Facebook’s engineering teams worked together on changes to web searches conducted on Facebook. According to an official Bing blog post: Now when you do a web search on Facebook, the [...]

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KARACHI: Mobile phone services were suspended indefinitely in Karachi during the early hours of Monday whereas the suspended phone services were resumed in Lahore, DawnNews reported. Authorities had blocked cell phone services in Karachi over security concerns and had also issued a notification to ban pillion riding in the city. Earlier on Sunday reports were [...]

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Last month Pakistan’s government briefly lifted its ban on YouTube, only to reinstate it just a few minutes later upon discovering that the controversial film “Innocence of Muslims” had not been removed. But now it looks like the country is set for a more permanent solution. As reported by Pakistani newspaper Dawn, the government will unblock access to YouTube once [...]

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Apple says it sold more than two million iPhone 5s in China in their first three days of availability, setting a record for that market. The iPhone 5, which launched in China on Friday, will be available in more than 100 countries by the end of December. The phone first went on sale on September [...]

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The Tumblr blogging service halts posting for a short period to allow its engineers to clean up a fast-spreading JavaScript virus. A fast-spreading JavaScript virus jumped between accounts on the Tumblr blogging service on Dec. 3, prompting the company’s engineers to respond by temporarily suspending the ability to post in order to halt the malware’s [...]

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Japanese site iLab has stumbled upon what look like pictures of the iPhone 4S successor. The images show the iPhone assembly in various stages, including very clear pictures of the front and back of the phone. The new iPhone looks very similar to the iPhone 4S. From the images it seems, as rumoured, it is [...]

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Islamabad—Nature scientists have discovered that in a remote phase of time the dinosaurs produced flatulence whose release caused planet warming. The scientists, a BBC web post says, are convinced that the total quantum of flatulence released by dinosaurs was 520 tonnes. It is scientifically believed that the dinosaurs were once the dominant population on earth. [...]

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LAHORE, Feb 2: The Pak Tea House, once the hub of intellectual debates and literary discussions, is being revived within the next two weeks. “The premises has been got vacated and we will open it for people of diverse backgrounds to voice their opinions in a non-judgmental atmosphere again,” Young Men’s Christian Association Lahore General [...]

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