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Federal Board of Revenue All Google Adsense Payments Can be Taxed

Federal Board of Revenue All Google Adsense Payments Can be Taxed

Friday, November 30, 2012 11:14

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), authority responsible for taxing businesses and individuals in Pakistan, is seeking ways to tax internet giant Google, on the revenue generated through its business in Pakistan, reported The News citing unnamed sources. [caption id="attachment_27810" align="alignnone" width="497"]...

Japan Mobile Phone will Monitor Skin Condition

Japan Mobile Phone will Monitor Skin Condition

Friday, November 30, 2012 9:13

A mobile phone that monitors the user's skin condition, checking for blemishes and colour, was unveiled in beauty-conscious Japan on Thursday. The "Hada Memori" (skin memory) programme allows women to keep tabs on their complexion and track changes over time by storing records in the cloud. [caption id="attachment_27791" align="alignright" ...

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Apple and HTC Settle Global Patent Battle

Apple and HTC Settle Global Patent Battle

Monday, November 12, 2012 9:33

Apple Inc and HTC Corp announced on Saturday a global patent settlement and 10-year licensing agreement that ends one of the first major conflagrations of the smartphone patent wars. [caption id="attachment_27358" align="alignnone" width="468"] HTC[/caption] Apple sued HTC in 2010, accusing ...

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Apple Sells 3 Million iPads over First Weekend

Apple Sells 3 Million iPads over First Weekend

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 9:38

Apple Inc sold 3 million of its new iPads in the first three days the tablet computers were available, driving optimism for a strong holiday quarter despite intensifying competition. [caption id="attachment_27267" align="alignright" width="328"] Apple[/caption] Sales of the 7.9-inch iPad ...

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Apple Wades into Uncharted Territory With Smaller iPad

Apple Wades into Uncharted Territory With Smaller iPad

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 11:52

Apple unveiled a smaller version of the iPad on Tuesday, venturing into the market for smaller tablet computers dominated by Amazon, Google, and Samsung. “This is iPad mini,” Apple’s senior vice president ...

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SpaceX Makes First Supply Launch to ISS

SpaceX Makes First Supply Launch to ISS

Monday, October 8, 2012 10:02

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket blasted off Sunday, launching the cargo-laden Dragon capsule into Earth's orbit on its way to the International Space Station for NASA's first privately-run supply mission. [caption id="attachment_26757" align="alignnone" width="468"] NASA[/caption] The SpaceX craft, carrying around 1,000 ...

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Smartphones Control Smart Homes at Asia Tech Fair

Smartphones Control Smart Homes at Asia Tech Fair

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 8:42

Homes where every device is linked up and can be controlled by smartphone were touted in Japan on Tuesday when Asia's biggest tech fair threw open its doors. [caption id="attachment_26616" align="alignnone" width="468"] Smartphones[/caption] Manufacturers said more and more items -- ...

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World Heart Day Today

World Heart Day Today

Saturday, September 29, 2012 10:27

World Heart Day is globally held on 29 September each year to inform people to become proactive about reducing heart disease and stroke which are the biggest cause of death worldwide, the theme this year is "One World, One Home, One Heart". [caption id="attachment_26529" align="alignright" width="201"]...

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Mars Rover Finds First Evidence of Water

Mars Rover Finds First Evidence of Water

Friday, September 28, 2012 9:13

NASA's Mars rover, Curiosity, dispatched to learn if the most Earth-like planet in the solar system was suitable for microbial life, has found clear evidence its landing site was once awash in water, a key ingredient for life, scientists said Thursday....

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Iran Bans Google Search Gmail In Favor of Domestic Network

Iran Bans Google Search Gmail In Favor of Domestic Network

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 9:52

Iran has decided to block Google Search and Gmail in the country to switch its citizen on to a domestically developed National Internet Network with an aim to improve country’s cyber security, however, it is said that ban was reaction to recently produced anti-Islamic movie. [caption id="attachment_26418" align="alignright" width="304"]...