Hamza Zakir

Platonist. Humanist. Unusually edgy sometimes.


924  stories by Hamza Zakir

Samsung expects first-quarter profits to rise 44%: analysts

Samsung on Wednesday said first-quarter profit likely rose 44%, with analysts attributing the surge to brisk sales of smartphones...

Apr 7 · 1 min read >

Google AI chief Bengio resigns over colleagues’ firings and racial discrimination

In the continuing fight against racism in the tech giant, Google researcher manager Samy Bengio has resigned from the...

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Apr 7 · 1 min read >

US auto industry calls for government assistance amidst global chip shortage

A US auto industry group on Monday urged the government to help as it warned the global semiconductor shortage...

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Apr 6 · 1 min read >

Clash of (tech) Titans: US Supreme Court backs Google over Oracle in a copyright case

The US Supreme Court handed Alphabet Inc’s Google a major victory on Monday, ruling that its use of Oracle...

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Apr 6 · 1 min read >

Crypto market worth $2 trillion, Bitcoin stands at $1.1 trillion

The cryptocurrency market capitalization hit an all-time high of $2 trillion on Monday, according to data and market trackers...

Apr 6 · 1 min read >

UET Peshawar develops low-cost solar panels to be unveiled this week

The Centre for Advanced Studies and Energy of the University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, has developed solar panels...

Apr 6 · 1 min read >

Call of Duty: Mobile developer earned $10 billion in 2020

TiMi Studios, the Tencent-owned developer of huge mobile hits Call of Duty: Mobile and the MOBA Honor of Kings,...

Apr 5 · 1 min read >

Japan’s central bank starts experimenting with digital currency

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) began experiments on Monday to study the feasibility of issuing its own digital currency,...

Apr 5 · 49 sec read >

Citizen files petition with Sindh High Court for ban on 5G over ‘health risks’

The Sindh High Court (SHC) issued on Monday a notice to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to file its...

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Apr 5 · 43 sec read >

NED University students develop Pakistan’s second Formula Electric Sports car

Students of the NED University of Engineering & Technology have developed Pakistan’s second Formula Electric Sports car at a...

Apr 4 · 43 sec read >

Russian court fines Twitter over failure to remove illegal content

A Russian court has fined Twitter a total of 8.9 million roubles ($116,800) over accusations that the social media...

Apr 3 · 1 min read >

LinkedIn gives its staff a week off to avoid employee burnout

Professional social network LinkedIn is giving nearly all of its 15,900 full-time workers next week off as it seeks...

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Apr 3 · 54 sec read >

Broadband subscriptions in Pakistan reach 100 million

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) announced on Friday that broadband subscriptions in the country have reached the 100 million mark....

Apr 3 · 58 sec read >