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Facebook changes name to Meta as it refocuses on virtual reality

Facebook Inc is now called Meta, the company said on Thursday, in a rebrand that focuses on building the “metaverse”, a shared virtual environment that it bets will be the successor to the mobile internet. The name change comes as the world’s largest social media company battles criticisms from lawmakers and regulators over its market power, algorithmic decisions and the policing ofread more

Users can now report stolen mobile phones on PTA’s app

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has launched a mobile app on which users can register complaints against telecom services, mobile registration, web content and to block stolen mobile phones.   The Complaint Management System (CMS) mobile app will be a user-friendly app to register complaints, said a press release issued by the PTA.  Users can register complaints, register mobiles or useread more

French Companies Keen to Invest in Ski Resorts in Gilgit Baltistan

ISLAMABAD: French enterprises are keen to invest in the tourism sector of Pakistan and establish ski resorts in Gilgit-Baltistan, said French Honorary Investment Counsellor Federico Juan Tomas Espana. He made the revelation in a meeting with Board of Investment (BOI) Secretary Fareena Mazhar on Tuesday while heading a delegation of French businessmen. To facilitate the business group, the BOI, inread more

Open banking startup Finverse wants to build the Asia-Pacific region’s Plaid

Based in Hong Kong FinverseAmbitious goal is to enable open banking throughout the Asia Pacific region. The startup has recently exited stealth mode with $ 1.8 million in seed funding and lives in four markets (Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam) currently connected to 30 banks. Founder and CEO Stephane Lesaffre tells that Finverse plans to launch in one new marketread more

Will Apple be the last US tech giant left in China?

There was a time when the US tech giants were all in China – even Facebook. Today, Apple’s huge presence in the country looks increasingly conspicuous. Last week Microsoft, which still operates in China, announced it was to shut down its social network, LinkedIn, there. The company said having to comply with the Chinese state had become increasingly challenging – soread more

PTA Allows Pakistani Company to Produce Samsung Phones

Pakistan will now officially be able to produce Samsung phones locally. This is because the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has just issued a license to a Pakistani firm for manufacturing Samsung smartphones locally. In accordance with Mobile Device Manufacturing (MDM) Regulations 2021, PTA has issued MDM authorization to Lucky Motor Corporation Limited for manufacturing of Samsung brand mobile devices. Lucky Motor Corporation Limited hasread more

Google launches a bug bounty program for Android Enterprise

Android 12 is now officially available for Google’s Pixel phones and will slowly roll out to others in the coming months. Chances are, you think of Android as a consumer product, but over the course of the last few years, Google has put a lot of work into making it an enterprise tool, too. It’s maybe no surprise that withread more

PayPal Set To Acquire Social Media Firm Pinterest For $45 Billion

The companies have discussed a possible price of $70 per share, which would value Pinterest at around $39 billion. Payment major PayPal Holdings Inc has offered to purchase digital social media firm Pinterest Inc for $45 billion, said people privy to the development. According to the report, PayPal has offered $70 per share, mostly in stock, for Pinterest.The online paymentsread more

Facebook is planning to change its name, report says

London(CNN Business)Facebook is planning to rebrand itself with a new name focused on the metaverse, the Verge reported on Tuesday, as the tech giant comes under fire from regulators around the world over its business practices. The company plans to announce the new name next week, the Verge reported, citing a source with direct knowledge of the matter. Facebook wants to be known for moreread more

New Airline ‘K2 Airways’ is set to begin operation in Pakistan soon

K2 Airways- A new airline set to start operation in Pakistan soon! K2 Airways intends to serve at numerous domestic destinations across Pakistan including Islamabad, Skardu, and Chitral. The initial launch was expected in May 2019, however, the launch was delayed amid the pandemic. K2 Airways Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Tariq Raja in a statement that they are committed toread more