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FBR Imposes Rs250 Sales Tax on Sale Activation of Cell Phone Sims

FBR Imposes Rs250 Sales Tax on Sale Activation of Cell Phone Sims

Monday, June 3, 2013 9:21

In a move which is likely to attract consumers’ flak, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Friday imposed sales tax on sale and activation of cell phone sims at a flat rate of Rs250 per sim, media news reports. [caption id="attachment_31071" align="alignnone" width="590"]...

Australian Spy HQ Plans Stolen by Chinese Hackers

Australian Spy HQ Plans Stolen by Chinese Hackers

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 10:35

Chinese hackers have stolen the blueprints of a new multi-million-dollar Australian spy headquarters as part of a growing wave of cyber attacks against business and military targets in the close U.S. ally, a Australian news report said. [caption id="attachment_30955" align="alignnone" width="510"]...

California Teen Invention Could Charge Cellphone in 20 Seconds

California Teen Invention Could Charge Cellphone in 20 Seconds

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 10:04

A California teen’s invention could potentially knock down cellphone-charging time to a superfast 20 seconds. So far, the energy-storage device has powered only an LED light, but it has the potential to do much more. [caption id="attachment_30859" align="alignnone" width="583"] California Teen[/caption]...

Nokia Unveils New Metal Body Lumia Smartphone

Nokia Unveils New Metal Body Lumia Smartphone

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 10:31

Nokia unveiled a lighter, metal model in its Lumia smartphone range, as it tries to catch the eye of buyers to close the huge market lead of rivals Samsung and Apple Inc in the lucrative handset market. [caption id="attachment_30727" align="alignright" width="360"]...

US Authorities says Cyber Bank Robbers Stole $45 Million Arond the World

US Authorities says Cyber Bank Robbers Stole $45 Million Arond the World

Friday, May 10, 2013 9:50

Cyber thieves around the world stole $45 million by hacking into debit card companies, scrapping withdrawal limits and helping themselves from cash machines, US authorities said Thursday. [caption id="attachment_30653" align="alignright" width="328"] Cyber Bank Robbers[/caption] The massive ...

NASA to Pay Russia $424 mln More for Lift Into Space

NASA to Pay Russia $424 mln More for Lift Into Space

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 10:29

NASA said Tuesday it will pay $424 million more to Russia for giving US astronauts a lift to the International Space Station. [caption id="attachment_30513" align="alignright" width="369"] NASA Russia Space Program[/caption] The hefty bill ...

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Google Buys Wavii for $30 Million Mirroring Yahoo Deal

Google Buys Wavii for $30 Million Mirroring Yahoo Deal

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 10:14

Google Inc has acquired Wavii, the Seattle-based startup behind a news summarization app, for roughly $30 million in cash, a person with knowledge of the matter said Tuesday. [caption id="attachment_30389" align="alignright" width="310"] Google[/caption] Google's successful bid came after Apple ...

IT System Developed to Support Code of Conduct Monitoring

IT System Developed to Support Code of Conduct Monitoring

Friday, April 12, 2013 9:34

Violations of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) code of conduct for candidates and parties once reported would now be easily accessible to the relevant authorities. [caption id="attachment_30186" align="alignnone" width="575"] IT System[/caption] The Code of Conduct Violation Monitoring System, ...

Facebook Phone May Ring True April 4

Facebook Phone May Ring True April 4

Saturday, March 30, 2013 9:24

Facebook fueled fresh talk Friday about its own mobile phone after the leading social network scheduled a press announcement for next week. Shortly after the Facebook invitation went out for the April 4 event, the technology ...

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Samsung Unveils New Champion in Smartphone War

Samsung Unveils New Champion in Smartphone War

Friday, March 15, 2013 11:20

Samsung unveiled a slim, feature-rich Galaxy S4 on Thursday as its new champion in the fiercely competitive smartphone arena. [caption id="attachment_29763" align="alignnone" width="468"] Samsung[/caption] The South Korean consumer electronics giant introduced the Galaxy S4 in theatrical style on the stage ...

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