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Apple recalls Macbook Pros over battery fire risk

Apple has recalled a number of its older generation MacBook Pro because their batteries may overheat and “pose a fire safety risk.” The recall affects 15-inch MacBook Pros with Retina displays sold between September 2015 and February 2017, the company said, adding …

Incentives to boost tech usage in export sectors

ISLAMABAD: The government took several facilitation measures to incentivise use of technology to boost exports from the country. Through the Finance Bill 2019, the government has reduced retention period from 10 years to 5 years of plant, machinery and equipment brought under …

Incentives to boost tech usage in export sectors

ISLAMABAD: The government took several facilitation measures to incentivise use of technology to boost exports from the country. Through the Finance Bill 2019, the government has reduced retention period from 10 years to 5 years of plant, machinery and equipment brought under …

Concerns over new govt plans to monitor online traffic

KARACHI: Given government plans to monitor online traffic, the telecom industry and digital rights advocates have cited various privacy and transparency concerns over the process. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) recently directed the telecom industry to deploy a suitable technical solution for …

Huawei asks US court to throw out federal ban

Chinese telecom giant Huawei stepped up its legal battle on Wednesday to overturn US legislation barring American federal agencies from buying its products amid an escalating high-tech dispute. Huawei filed suit against the US bill in March, calling it “unconstitutional” and saying …

Huawei won’t bow to US pressure: founder

BEIJING: Chinese telecoms giant Huawei is ready to deal with Washington’s crackdown and will reduce its reliance on US components, its founder has told Japanese media. President Donald Trump effectively barred Huawei from the US market on Wednesday and added it to …