All tech products in china to clear security review first

China will give a cyber security review to keep national security and protect public interest, the State Internet Information Office said on Thursday.

The review will target IT products, services and suppliers of information systems related to national security and public interest, according to a statment from the office.

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Facebook unites mother and daughter separated 23 years ago

For 23 years, Mother’s Day was a holiday full of questions for Colette Brasseur. This Sunday will be different.

That’s because this year marks the first Mother’s Day since Brasseur reconnected with the daughter she gave up for adoption in 1991.

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PTCL and Daily Motion to work together

Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited (PTCL) has joined hands with DailyMotion to offer improved user experience to PTCL customers in Pakistan.

The joint venture will allow wide-range of entertainment content from Dailymotion and multi-screen viewing options for PTCL customers.

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Hacker-turned-FBI informant conducted cyberattacks on Pakistani, Irani, Syrian websites

WASHINGTON: A hacker who became an informant for the FBI directed hundreds of cyber attacks against the websites of foreign governments, including Brazil, Iran, Pakistan, Syria and Turkey, the New York Times reported Thursday.

It was unclear whether the FBI explicitly ordered the digital attacks, but court documents and interviews suggest “that the government may have . . . → Read More: Hacker-turned-FBI informant conducted cyberattacks on Pakistani, Irani, Syrian websites

GSMA 2014 awards Pakistan’s Easy Paisa as the best mobile money product

Best NFC /Mobile Money Product or Service

Telenor Pakistan & Tameer Micro Finance Bank for Easypaisa

Easypaisa is a joint venture between Telenor Pakistan, and Tameer Micro Finance Bank, one of the largest MFIs operating in Pakistan and the first bank to acquire a branchless banking license issued by the State Bank of Pakistan (the . . . → Read More: GSMA 2014 awards Pakistan’s Easy Paisa as the best mobile money product

Your laptop is watching you

BY ASHKAN SOLTANI AND TIMOTHY B. LEE

The woman was shocked when she received two nude photos of herself by e-mail. The photos had been taken over a period of several months — without her knowledge — by the built-in camera on her laptop.

Fortunately, the FBI was able to identify a suspect: her high . . . → Read More: Your laptop is watching you

Google may localise YouTube for Pakistani Users

A new arrangement with the management of Google/YouTube has brightened the chance of YouTube being unblocked in Pakistan.

If certain conditions of the Google management are met, YouTube will be accessible as YouTube.com.pk, a local search engine.

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