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Pakistan has launched 6 satellites in space to date
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Pakistan has launched 6 satellites in space to date

Do you know that Pakistan has launched 6 satellites into space to this day? Pakistan is a struggling economy. Although the country is facing a lot of other problems of its own, still the country is not as far behind in terms of technology as it seems. The country has launched at least 6 satellites into space. However, Pakistan launched all of these satellites in 2018. It is unfortunate that the country hasn’t launched any satellite in the past 4 years. Pakistan launched its first-ever satellite in 1996 whereas, the country launched its latest satellite in 2018. Here is the detailed list of Pakistan’s launched satellites: PAKSAT 1 (ANATOLIA 1): Pakistan Launched PRSS 1 on 1st February 1996. It is a geostationary satellite that resides directly above the region of Ethiopia. The Satell...
Google Play to end services in Pakistan by December 1
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Google Play to end services in Pakistan by December 1

Google Play store is going to end its services in Pakistan. This is the headline that Local media outlets have promoted in the past few days. The headline also states that Google would shut down all Play Store services on December 1, 2022. Google has decided to end play store services because of the State Bank of Punjab measure. However, this headline is not entirely accurate. There is only a slight change that is going to happen in the google play store from Dec 1. Moreover, the truth also includes the revelation that the change will not even affect normal play store users. However, the Users will only be able to pay for the apps with credit and debit cards. The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) suspended $34 million in payments to foreign service providers. These include companies such as...
After 2000 people left Twitter, Elon Musk is looking for employees
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After 2000 people left Twitter, Elon Musk is looking for employees

Elon Musk, the CEO of Twitter, is seeking employees at Twitter. He needs people who know how to code. This happened after thousands of employees left the social media company. He wrote emails to the Twitter team to find out who on the team could handle the technical work. The billionaire has asked the staff members if they had received any requests to meet from anyone who writes software. He instructed in an email to the staff on Friday. He asked anyone who actually writes software code to report to his office at around 2 pm. Additionally, he stated that he needed up to 10 screenshots of the most important lines of code. Moreover, he asked for a summary of what the employee’s code commands have accomplished over the past six months. Musk made an effort to work with those doing remote w...
What is Juice Jacking Fraud?
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What is Juice Jacking Fraud?

Juice Jacking fraud is one of the most common yet least known frauds in the cyber world. It is possible to transfer files and data using an electronic device's charging port. Have you ever used a public charging spot for free? These charging spots are actually not free at all. Though you may not pay any money to charge your phone using these spots. However, you may pay with your data and privacy. Today, let’s explore this latest trick of cyber hacking and data theft. How does juice jacking work? A type of cybercrime known as "juice jacking" compromises connected devices using a USB charging station. This charging station is infected with malware that infects your phone when connected. The fact that a cell phone's power supply travels over the same USB cable that the connected device...
Marie Curie is the first person to be awarded Nobel Prize twice
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Marie Curie is the first person to be awarded Nobel Prize twice

Marie Curie was a Polish-French physicist of the 19th Century. She made numerous contributions to the world of science. Many of her discoveries are in use to this date. Marie Curie was the first person and woman ever to win the Nobel Prize twice. She relocated to Paris in 1891 to pursue her academic interests at the Sorbonne. Marie graduated with degrees in physics and mathematics. She started dating School of Physics Professor Pierre Curie in 1894, and the two got married the following year. When Pierre Curie tragically passed away in 1906, she took over as Professor of General Physics in the Faculty of Sciences. She became the first woman to hold this position. She also succeeded her husband as head of the physics laboratory at the Sorbonne. In 1903, she earned her Doctor of Science ...