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Big companies commit to slash emissions ahead of UN climate summit

UNITED NATIONS: Almost 90 big companies in sectors from food to cement to telecommunications are pledging to slash their greenhouse gas emissions in a...

Huawei to join forces with China Mobile to bid for Brazil’s Oi: report

SAO PAULO: Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co is joining forces with China Mobile to potentially enter a dispute to buy struggling Brazilian...

Apple could soon be assembling devices in US

US trade regulators on Friday approved 10 out of 15 requests for tariff exemptions filed by Apple Inc amid a broader reprieve on levies...

No crowds as Apple’s iPhone 11 hits stores

BEIJING/SHANGHAI: Apple’s latest iPhone 11 range hit stores in China on Friday, with short queues of die-hard fans contrasting with the hundreds who camped...

Facebook suspends ‘tens of thousands’ of apps in privacy review

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook said Friday it suspended “tens of thousands” of apps on its platform as a result of its review on privacy practices...

Royal Saudi account among thousands closed by Twitter in ‘fake news’ crackdown

Twitter said Friday it shut down thousands of accounts worldwide for spreading misinformation, including some artificially amplifying pro-Saudi messaging as part of a regional...

Mate 30: Huawei’s new phone lacks Google access

Chinese tech giant Huawei launched its latest high-end smartphone in Munich on Thursday, the first of its mobile devices not to carry popular Google...

Alvi urges businessmen to take benefits from IT to boost country’s economy

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has urged the industrialists, traders and businessmen to take benefits of modern information and technology (IT) modes to enhance...