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Younis may play on at Pakistan’s request

Younis may play on at Pakistan’s request

Record-making  batsman Younus khan admits he may reconsider his retirement plans if Pakistan still need his services Source:Cricket Veteran batsman and former Test captain Younus Khan has hinted that he may reconsider his retirement plans should Pakistan ask him to play on. 14 days ago, Younus announced his decorated Test career would come to an end at the conclusion of […]

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Ufone Launched New Weekly Super Minutes Offer

Ufone Launched New Weekly Super Minutes Offer

Ufone recently announced the launch of its new weekly Super Minutes package that will allow its users to make calls to all networks. For Rs. 100, Ufone customers will get to make 75 minutes of voice calls to any network. This charge of Rs. 100 will include all taxes and call charges and will come without any hidden charge. Surce:: Ufone Super Minutes […]

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Nokia announced the launch of Nokia 3 with 2GB RAM

Nokia announced the launch of Nokia 3 with 2GB RAM

  Nokia has launched its latest smartphone Nokia 3 in addition to the Nokia 5 and Nokia 3310. The smartphone is aimed at budget smartphone users and packs decent specifications accordingly. The smartphone will be available in Q2 2017 for 139 euros in India, Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia-Pacific countries. Nokia 3 will be powered by a quad-core Mediatek […]

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Telenor and Huawei Jointly Announce First 5G Demo in Norway

Telenor and Huawei Jointly Announce First 5G Demo in Norway

Telenor and Huawei Jointly Announce First 5G Demo in Norway on 31st of march norway-primarily based full telco telenor group, serving absolutely 214 million floating subscribers in thirteen markets global, and huawei have strictly announced what they require is the willingly 5g-based totally e-band multi-person mimo act to be performed in norway. Image Cradit:: Huawei [Norway, Oslo, 30th of March, […]

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Bitcoin hits record high riding on talks of exchange-traded fund approval

Bitcoin hits record high riding on talks of exchange-traded fund approval

Digital currency bitcoin jumped to a record high above $1,200 (roughly 79,965) on Friday, as investors speculated the first bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) to be issued in the United States is set to receive regulatory approval. Traditional financial players have largely shunned the web-based “crytpocurrency”, viewing it as too volatile, complicated and risky, and doubting its inherent value. But bitcoin, […]

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Trump asks Nasa to put astronauts on debut heavy lift rocket flight

Trump asks Nasa to put astronauts on debut heavy lift rocket flight

The Trump administration has directed Nasa to study whether it is feasible to fly astronauts on the debut flight of the agency’s heavy-lift rocket, a mission currently planned to be unmanned and targeted to launch in late 2018, officials said on Friday. The study marks President Donald Trump’s first step in shaping a vision for the National Aeronautics and Space […]

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MWC 2017: Telecom operators are looking to reinvent themselves beyond phones and 5G

MWC 2017: Telecom operators are looking to reinvent themselves beyond phones and 5G

Seeking to escape a cycle of falling prices and tight regulation, big telecom operators from Vimpelcom to Telefonica are set to reinvent themselves as internet players to escape the industry’s straight-jacket of low growth. Next week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona will feature phone companies in various stages of acceptance that the industry’s predictable, decades-old business model based on selling […]

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Snap stock debut may be haunted by ghosts of past technology IPOs

Snap stock debut may be haunted by ghosts of past technology IPOs

Snap Inc appears set to make a splash next week with the biggest tech stock debut since Facebook Inc, but history suggests investors shut out of the initial public offering would be better off waiting a bit to chase this unicorn on the open market. Globally, shares of most of the 25 largest technology IPOs have languished in their first 12 […]

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Nasa finds lost scientific balloon in Antartica after a year

Nasa finds lost scientific balloon in Antartica after a year

Scientists have recovered a lost football-field-sized balloon with a telescope hanging beneath it from Antarctica after a year of its flight. According to the US space agency Nasa, the balloon floated 39 kms above the Antarctic continent for 12 days in January 2016 until scientists sent the pre-planned command to cut the balloon. The telescope parachuted to the ground in […]

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Russian cargo craft Progress 66 arrives at the international space station

Russian cargo craft Progress 66 arrives at the international space station

The unpiloted Russian Progress 66 cargo ship docked at the Pirs Docking Compartment of the International Space Station on Friday, Nasa said. “Today’s arrival of the Progress 66 cargo craft, just 24 hours after the capture of the Space X Dragon, makes four spaceships at the International Space Station,” the US space agency said.  

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Astronomers have spotted a mysterious nebula that is glowing without any known power source

Astronomers have spotted a mysterious nebula that is glowing without any known power source

Astronomers have spotted an enormous, glowing blob of gas in the distant universe, with no obvious source of power for the light it is emitting. Called an “enormous Lyman-alpha nebula” (ELAN), it is the brightest and among the largest of these rare objects, only a handful of which have been observed, the researchers said. The newly discovered nebula was found […]

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Nasa’s discovery of 7 earth-sized exoplanets is a significant step in the search for alien lifeforms

Nasa’s discovery of 7 earth-sized exoplanets is a significant step in the search for alien lifeforms

In a remarkable step towards answering the question “Are we alone in the universe”, astronomers have spotted a nearby star with seven Earth-size planets which could harbour liquid water, key to life as we know it, Nasa said. At about 40 light-years (235 trillion miles) from Earth, the system of planets is relatively close to us, in the constellation Aquarius. […]

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Three iconic keynotes by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs that shook up the tech industry

Three iconic keynotes by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs that shook up the tech industry

Steve Jobs has been an icon for the tech industry ever since he first showed up on the stage to showcase the Apple Macintosh back in 1984. If he was alive today, we would have been treated to some more iconic products that would lead to Apple leading the way instead of following the market trend as it stands today. […]

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Early Uber investors call on company to change ‘destructive culture’

Early Uber investors call on company to change ‘destructive culture’

Early investors in Uber Technologies Inc wrote to the ride-hailing company on Thursday to criticise it for failing to end a toxic culture of harassment. Mitch and Freada Kapor publicly rebuked the company after former Uber employee Susan Fowler described in a blog how she was sexually harassed by a manager and that human resources and upper management refused to […]

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Xiaomi announces Mi Selfie Stick Tripod with Bluetooth in China

Xiaomi announces Mi Selfie Stick Tripod with Bluetooth in China

Xiaomi has introduced an interesting product in its hometown which is a selfie stick that can also act as a small tripod. Conveniently called the Mi Selfie Stick Tripod, it is a 2-in-1 device that is targeted for hands-free photography especially if you use a smartphone. Launched in two colour options, black and white, it can completely fold down into […]

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Cloudflare memory leak dumps unknown quantity of sensitive, unencrypted data online

Cloudflare memory leak dumps unknown quantity of sensitive, unencrypted data online

Web hosting provider Cloudflare has reported that a memory leak from their servers has leaked a great deal of sensitive information, including passwords and cookies, in plain text. Cloudflare is host to literally millions of sites and sensitive data like passwords, cookies and authentication tokens are usually encrypted. Thus, even if a hacker manages to steal the data, it would be […]

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Google clarifies that being signed out of gmail is not part of any phishing attack

Google clarifies that being signed out of gmail is not part of any phishing attack

Were you automatically signed out of Google on mobile or web browser recently? If yes then Google has confirmed that you are not the only gmail user experiencing the same issue. Google has received a number of complaints reporting the same issue. The concerned users have reported this incident after fearing that they have lost access to their Google accounts. […]

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Google launches a significant upgrade to Gboard for iOS

Google launches a significant upgrade to Gboard for iOS

Google announced the launch of an upgrade of Gboard for iOS users after making is available for everyone in July last year. Initially, Gboard launched with the ability to search information, GIFs, emoji, images and other things, right from the keyboard. Now the company has announced that it is adding support to 15 additional languages along with the ability to […]

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AMD Ryzen: How a long suffering underdog rose to challenge a titan

AMD Ryzen: How a long suffering underdog rose to challenge a titan

I wasn’t sure I’d actually see the day that AMD would once again challenge Intel for the CPU performance crown. As luck would have it, I did. With its Ryzen platform, AMD appears to have changed forever the equation as far as value for money and CPU core count is concerned. How did AMD do this? Let’s get some basics […]

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AI-powered wearables to grow the wearable market by 376% to 60mn units in 2017

AI-powered wearables to grow the wearable market by 376% to 60mn units in 2017

Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered wearables will provide an impetus to the stagnant wearables segment, to make it grow 376 per cent annually to reach 60 million units in 2017, a new report said on Friday. According to the market research firm Counterpoint Research, categories such as “AI-powered hearables” will be instrumental to drive major growth with Apple again leading the way […]

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