Facebook becomes more influential than govts, says president

President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that no one, including governments, is powerful enough to undo challenges of the digital age and exemplified Facebook, which had become influential even more than the governments. Taking about challenges of the digital age to the

Army cadets asked not to use TikTok in uniform

Amid concerns over the handling of user data, a spokeswoman for the American Army has said that the army cadets were instructed not to use TikTok, a China-owned social media mobile application, while representing the military. The directive comes after Chuck Schumer,

Govt to launch portal for unemployed, skilled youth

Prime Minister Youth Affairs Programme (PMYAP) has planned to launch pulse portal, a new project to provide employment opportunity to unemployed and certified skilled young people. The portal would develop a credible database of qualified and technically trained and certified young manpower

FB comes with meme-making Whale ‘to counter TikTok’

Facebook ‘quietly’ released Whale, a new meme-making mobile application apparently to counter the meteoric rise of TikTok, a video-focused social media platform popular with younger users. The Whale application is only available on the Canadian App Store, where its listing says it

Istanbul’s summit to discuss digital future in businesses

The Visionary 2019 Summit, under the theme of the Digital Future, will discuss future of businesses through technology change on Nov 27 in Istanbul. “We plan to raise social, economic and political awareness through the summit,” said Muhammet Ali Ozeken, event head,

SCO bank proposed to unify digital payment gateways

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is working to establish a regional bank to synchronize digital payment gateways using local currencies in an effort to boost e-commerce within the Eurasian bloc while reducing its dependence on external platforms, such as Master-card and Visa.

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