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‘Father of the internet’ dismayed over current state of his creation

‘Father of the internet’ dismayed over current state of his creation

In an interview with Reuters, father of the World Wide Web Tim Berners-Lee expressed disappointment over the state of his creation. He was particularly concerned by the abuse of personal data by Silicon Valley corporations like Google and Facebook, and the ease …Continue reading

Working to ensure integrity of important elections this year, says Facebook CEO

During the first of his two Congressional hearings on data privacy and disinformation concerns regarding the popular social media platform, Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg assured United States Senators that he is working with his team to ensure the integrity of …Continue reading

Blue Light From Electronic Devices Disrupts Our Night Sleep but There Are Remedies

Less than a decade ago, the use of electronic devices was not as common as it is now. Take the case of cell phones. We no longer use them only for making calls, sending text messages,or setting an alarm. Smartphones serve a …Continue reading

Social Media Toolkit, Campus News Portal and Coursework Assistance Startups Win at Momentum Tech

SocialChamp, a startup providing social media management tools, was declared the winner of a startup pitch competition held at the two-day Momentum Conference in Karachi this week. The first runner up was CampusFeed. It offers an online platform to college and university …Continue reading

London Police Forms Online Hate Crime Hub to Track Trolls on Social Media

In an effort to clamp down on rising online hate speech, the London Police is set to unveil the “Online Hate Crime Hub”. Its aim is to “improve the police response, capability and intelligence to facilitate countermeasures that can reduce and prevent …Continue reading

Social Media and Big Data in Politics

Growing role of social media and technology in Pakistani politics. All politics is local,” the former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Tip O’Neill is usually credited with this particular catchphrase. However, this is a universal principle when it comes …Continue reading

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