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Huawei set to lead global charge to 5G networks

FRANKFURT/HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s Huawei is forging closer commercial ties with big telecom operators across Europe and Asia, putting the company in prime position to lead the global race for next-generation 5G networks despite U.S. allegations it poses a security threat. Huawei’s dominant position in China – set to become the world’s biggest 5G market by far – is …

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With Easy Ride trial, Nissan takes new step toward being Uber competitor

YOKOHAMA (Reuters) – Facing a future in which self-driving cars may curb vehicle ownership, Nissan Motor Co is taking its first steps to becoming an operator of autonomous transportation services, hoping to break into a segment set to be dominated by Uber Technologies and other technology firms. In partnership with Japanese mobile gaming platform operator DeNA Co, the automaker will …

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Xiaomi launches low range smartphone Redmi 5

LAHORE (Web Desk) – Global technology leader Xiaomi is bringing its full screen display innovations to the low range smartphone category with the release of Redmi 5 exclusively on Mistore.pk. With beautifully designed 18:9 HD+ screens with rounded display corners, this model is powered by Snapdragon 450, Octa-core processors. Sporting large pixel (1.25μm) sensors for the main camera, front Selfie-light, …

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What is a normal blood pressure?

(Online) – Normal blood pressure is vital to life. Without the pressure that forces our blood to flow around the circulatory system, no oxygen or nutrients would be delivered through our arteries to the tissues and organs. However, blood pressure can become dangerously high, and it can also get too low. In this article, we will discuss what blood pressure …

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Snapchat promises update after users balk at redesign

(Reuters) – Snap Inc’s (SNAP.N) Snapchat on Tuesday responded to a Change.org petition that sought a reversal of the messaging app’s latest redesign. In its response, Snapchat did not agree to the petitioners’ demand but promised to roll out a new update in the coming weeks that will bring some changes to the ‘Friends and Discover’ section in the app. …

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Twitter bars tactics used by ‘bots’ to spread false stories

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Twitter Inc said on Wednesday it would no longer allow people to post identical messages from multiple accounts, cracking down on a tactic that Russian agents and others have allegedly used to make tweets or topics go viral. The San Francisco-based social network also said it would not allow people to use software to simultaneously perform …

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Bitcoins for free? Japanese cryptocurrency exchange commits blunder

TOKYO (Reuters) – A blunder at a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange let investors briefly buy bitcoins for free – though none were able to profit from the mistake. Zaif, a government-registered exchange run by Osaka-based Tech Bureau Corp, said on Tuesday that a system glitch had let seven customers buy bitcoin with no yen value during a 20-minute window last week. …

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Samsung set to launch new flagship smartphones

SEOUL (AFP) – Samsung Electronics will unveil its next flagship smartphones — the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ — on Sunday, after it reported record profits in recent weeks and its vice chairman was released from prison. Samsung, the flagship subsidiary of South Korea’s biggest business group, suffered a humiliating recall of its Galaxy Note 7 device in 2016, and …

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Prolonged sitting and frailty a deadly combination

(Online) – High levels of sedentary behavior may increase the risk of death for frail adults aged 50 and older who have low levels of physical activity, a new study suggests. Researchers find that prolonged sitting raises the risk of death for frail, inactive adults. The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americansstate that adults aged 18 to 64 and those aged …

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Giving youth a chance: Karachi’s exhibition features innovative tech products

Entrepreneurs and budding IT scientists put on display their innovative ideas and inventions at the Momentum Exhibition that was held at Expo in Karachi. With there being a dearth of platforms offering opportunities for young entrepreneurs to exhibit their ideas, the exhibition inaugurated by Governor Sindh, Muhammad Zubair, provided just the right chance for those looking to set up their …

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