Which government censors the tech giants the most? In 2009, Google started recording the number of content removal requests it received from courts and government agencies all over the world, disclosing the figures on a six-month basis. Soon after, several other companies followed suit, including Twitter, Facebook, Microsoft, and Wikimedia.
Telenor Velocity and Google announce Digital Hackfair 2.0 winners ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Telenor Velocity, in collaboration with Google Developers announced the winners of the Digital Hackfair 2.0. The 5 week application period brought in 50+ app submissions using Google technologies from 172 developers across Pakistan. The winners included
The Group of Seven (G7), a club of wealthy democracies, has reached a historic deal on Saturday to impose higher taxes on multinational companies such as Google, Apple and Amazon. The decision of G7, which consists of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States, would
ISLAMABAD (WEB DESK ) The Rules titled “The Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Procedure, Oversight and Safeguards), Rules 2020”have been notified by the Federal Government vide notification dated 27 November 2020.These Rules have been framed as a statutory requirement under Section 37(2) of the Prevention of Electronic Crimes
ISLAMABAD (PRESS RELEASE) Today, Google launched a new Safe Folder feature in its Files app that now has over 150 million users worldwide and cleaned more than 1 trillion files since launching in December 2017. This feature will be initially available to more than 2 million users with the rollout
Helping Pakistanis avoid COVID-19 online security risks Tips to stay safe online during COVID-19 ISLAMABAD ( PRESS RELEASE ) As people around the world are staying at home due to COVID-19, many are turning to new apps and communications tools to work, learn, access information, and stay connected with loved
ISLAMABAD ( PRESS RELEASE ) Telenor Pakistan’s Digital Accelerator Program, Telenor Velocity, launched a hackathon, earlier this year, in collaboration with Google Developers, and UNDP Pakistan. The aim of this ‘Digital Hackfair’ was to find the best developers and get them to build impactful solutions using Google’s open-source Flutter toolkit.
ISLAMABAD ( PRESS RELEASE ) Telenor Pakistan’s Digital Accelerator Program, Telenor Velocity, in collaboration with Google Developers and UNDP Pakistan’s Youth Empowerment Programme, have launched a unique online hackathon in Pakistan to find the best developers and get them to build impactful solutions using Google’s open-source Flutter toolkit. Flutter aims
ISLAMABAD (PRESS RELEASE) Telenor Pakistan’s digital startup accelerator programme, Telenor Velocity, signed a contract with Google to launch its first ever gaming cohort aimed at accelerating the game developers. Game Launcher is a programme for top indie game studios who are looking to build, scale & monetize best-in-class mobile games.
BEIJING (MEDIA REPORT) Google is developing a version of its search engine that will conform to China’s censorship laws, reports say. The company shut down the engine in 2010, complaining that free speech was being limited. But online news site The Intercept says Google has being working on a project
EUROPE (MEDIA REPORT) Google faced a record EU anti-trust fine of 4.3 billion Euros on Wednesday over its Android Smartphone system, in a ruling that risks a fresh clash between Brussels and Washington. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is expected to say that the US tech giant abused Android’s dominant