Hamza Zakir

Platonist. Humanist. Unusually edgy sometimes.

 
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Chinese scientists develop possible anti-ageing therapy

Is it possible to delay ageing and stay younger for longer than is naturally possible? We don’t know for...

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Jan 20 · 1 min read >

Microsoft teams up with General Motors for self-driving cars

Self-driving cars are all the rage nowadays, and big tech companies are more than happy to clamber aboard the...

Jan 20 · 1 min read >

These AIs were designed to read sentences, but they can also catch coronavirus mutations

Natural Language Processing (NLP) algorithms have played a tremendous role in analyzing text sentiment and extracting meaning, hence why...

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Jan 19 · 2 min read >

For the first time ever, factory produces electric car battery capable of charging in five mins

Imagine a world in which electric cars get “fueled up” almost as quickly as petrol or diesel vehicles. That...

Jan 19 · 1 min read >

Pakistan’s public debt shoots up to Rs3.7 trillion in a year: SBP

With the government under pressure to reduce its reliance on short-term debt to minimize refinancing risks, it has been...

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Jan 19 · 1 min read >

Hundreds of EVs stuck at ports as importers wait for govt ordinance to avail tax exemptions

Electric vehicle importers in Pakistan are in a frenzy, as many of them have imported dozens of electric vehicles...

Jan 19 · 1 min read >

Google Play Store adds new icons to help you track changes in app rankings

Google Play Store has introduced a neat little feature that makes it much easier for you to track the...

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Jan 18 · 56 sec read >

PM Imran Khan to meet with Tesla executives to discuss launching EVs in Pakistan: Javed Afridi

The buzz began when the charismatic owner of Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Peshawar Zalmi and CEO of Haier...

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Jan 18 · 1 min read >

Samsung vice chairman sentenced to 30 months in prison in bribery case

Samsung Electronics vice chairman Jay Y. Lee is once again behind bars following a retrial of his 2017 conviction...

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Jan 18 · 1 min read >

Remittances to Pakistan to reach an all-time high of $28bn this year: report

This will be a massive year for remittance inflows to Pakistan. According to a recent report on the nation’s...

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Jan 17 · 1 min read >

WhatsApp’s decision to delay privacy policy change is a positive step: Fawad Ch

Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has called WhatsApp’s decision to postpone the implementation of its controversial...

Jan 16 · 1 min read >

Telecom sector added Rs278bn to Pakistan’s exchequer in 2020: report

The telecom sector’s titanic status in Pakistan prevails as a recent report released by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)...

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Jan 15 · 1 min read >

Japan to take stern action against the illegal trade of imported cars in Pakistan

Japan has had it with the illegal trade of its cars in Pakistan. According to an official statement released...

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Jan 15 · 1 min read >