Technology Archive

Gang selling activated SIMs being used in crimes busted

KARACHI: The Sindh police on Tuesday busted an organised gang that had been selling activated subscriber identity modules (SIMs) of different cellular companies through illegal channels exposing serious flaws in the identification system devised by the authorities to maintain database of subscribers. …

Massive Go to Mini downgrade at Uber

KARACHI: The recent decision of Uber, a ride-hailing service, to move Cultus (excluding the 2017 model) from Go to Mini category has irked thousands of drivers across the country who claim they have been hit hard financially. Last week, drivers were informed …

Scientists reveal first-ever image of a black hole

Scientists on Wednesday revealed the first image ever made of a black hole, depicting its hot, shadowy edges where light bends around itself in a cosmic funhouse effect. Assembling data gathered by eight radio telescopes around the world, astronomers created the picture showing …

Facebook launches Innovation Lab in Pakistan

Facebook, in collaboration with the government and the National Technology Fund (Ignite), launched the first Facebook Innovation Lab in Pakistan on Wednesday. “The Innovation Lab will focus on providing infrastructure access to developers, entrepreneurs and community groups, enabling them to network, train …