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Zuckerberg apologizes for Facebook mistakes with user data, vows curbs

SAN FRANCISCO March 22 (TNS): Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg apologized on Wednesday for mistakes his company made in how it handled data...

NASA designs ‘hammer’ to prevent an asteroid armageddon

London March 13 (TNS): Terrified of an asteroid hitting Earth and wiping us all out? Fret not: NASA has a plan. Scientists have drawn up...

Trump halts Broadcom takeover of Qualcomm

Washington March 13 (TNS): U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday blocked microchip maker Broadcom Ltd’s(AVGO.O) proposed takeover of Qualcomm Inc(QCOM.O) on national security grounds,...

WhatsApp to extend ‘delete for everyone’ time limit: reports

Islamabad, March 8 (TNS): WhatsApp will now let users delete messages more than an hour after they have been sent. The app currently allows...

Twitter set to crack down on spam bots

New york, Feb 22 (TNS): Twitter announced a crackdown today on accounts powered by software “bots” which can artificially amplify a person or cause...

Snapchat CEO says user complaints ‘validate’ app redesign

New York, Feb 21 (TNS): Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel has justified the app's redesign that continues to draw criticism from users, saying the complaints...

Zong 4G, the most preferred network of 2017

ISLAMABAD Feb 19 (TNS):   Zong 4G added the highest number of customers in 2017, amongst all the network service providers, thus making it the most...

Google removing irksome pop-ups, auto-play video ads, “sticky” boxes on Chrome browser

WASHINGTON Feb 17 (TNS): Google has begun a new effort to block annoying ads on its Chrome browser, as part of an initiative aimed...

Scientists grow human eggs to full maturity in a lab

LONDON, Feb 16 (Online): Scientists have succeeded for the first time in growing human eggs in a laboratory from the earliest stages in ovarian...

Surgical instruments may spread Alzheimer’s proteins

Islamabad, Feb 15 (TNS): Surgical instruments may need to be cleaned more thoroughly after brain operations, following the news that they might be spreading...

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