OnePlus to back-off from data collection after users’ outcry

As we reported earlier this week that OnePlus was collecting all sort of data from phones running its OxygenOS without users’ permission. The company is now backing off from the data collection by giving users choice at the front of … Read More

Tesla fired 400 employees last week

Luxury electric vehicle manufacturer, Tesla Inc has fired around 400 employees in the past week. Tesla claims that these dismissals are based upon performance and include associates, team leaders, and supervisors. According to an email statement by Tesla, these dismissals … Read More

Cyanogen Inc will now be known as ‘Cyngn,’ An autonomous Tech company

Cyanogen Inc was founded by Steve Kondick and many other CyanogenMod contributors back in 2013. The founders at that time had two goals i.e. to sustain the existing community-created CyanogenMod ROM and to develop ‘Cyanogen OS’ for the manufacturer’s devices. … Read More

Fandango is acquiring rival online ticketer MovieTickets.com

A consolidation in the advance movie ticketing space is happening today, with Fandango’s announcement that it’s acquiring rival MovieTickets.com for an undisclosed sum. The deal, which is expected to close before year-end, will help Fandango expand its international footprint, particularly … Read More

Google dedicates $1 billion to train workers for high-tech jobs

The world around us is changing rapidly and so does our nature of the job. We are entering in the 4th industrial revolution, which will ultimately lead to the rule of machines. Automation, AI, and robotics have potential to replace … Read More

PITB announces launch of $20 million Venture Capital Fund in Pakistan by 1839 Ventures

PITB has announced that 1839 Ventures, an Austin based venture capital firm, has launched a Venture Capital Fund for the technology startups in Pakistan. The announcement comes on the heels of the Venture Capital’s International expansion plans. Recently, 1839 Ventures … Read More

Toonstar lets you bring cartoon characters to life thanks to facial recognition

John Attanasio, CEO of Toonstar, said his goal is to create “a new Cartoon Network.” Attanasio and his co-founder Luisa Huang were both executives at Warner Brothers, so they both worked under the same corporate umbrella as the Cartoon Network. … Read More

Spotify launches an app for artists with real-time streaming data, audience demographics

In the music streaming era, access to data is king. Artists want to know how their music is being discovered, who’s listening, where, how many have streamed their release, and what else their fans are into, among other things. Today, … Read More

Uber faces 5 inquiries regarding Company’s prices and Software tools

The year 2017 seems to be going badly for Uber, as the famous ride-hailing company is again facing five federal inquiries. The Justice Department has raised few questions for company’s current pricing on certain rides and legality of few software … Read More

Gilgit-Baltistan and AJK to get 3G & 4G services by Feb 2018

Pakistan Telecommunications Authorities (PTA) in a recent move, to make Pakistan digitally equipped state with telecom services, has planned to bring 3G & 4G services in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Gilgit Baltistan (G-B). These services are expected to … Read More