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CDWP approves over Rs365 billion projects

6 months, 29 days ago
ISLAMABAD: Central Development Working Party (CDWp) on Monday approved 34 projects worth 365.492 billion rupees; whereas 5 projects worth 333.179 billion rupees were referred to Executive Committee of National Economic Committee (ECNEC) for…

Disney to buy Fox film, TV businesses for $52 billion

10 months, 4 days ago
Walt Disney on Thursday agreed to buy film, TV and international assets from Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox for $52.4 billion as Disney seeks greater scale to tackle growing competition from Netflix and Amazon.com. Under the…

More than 1.1 bn ‘invisible people’ lack identification

11 months, 27 days ago
More than 1.1 billion people worldwide officially don't exist -- going about their daily lives without proof of identity. The issue leaves a significant fraction of the global population deprived of health and education services.…

Facebook says it has hit two billion user mark

1 year, 3 months ago
Facebook two billion users mark:  Facebook said Tuesday its ranks of monthly active users had hit two billion users the meaning more than a quarter of the world's population is on the giant social network. "There are now two billion…

Tycoon as president: Donald Trump’s conflicts of interest

1 year, 11 months ago
WASHINGTON: Head of a business empire and now US president: by combining these two roles, billionaire Donald Trump could face conflicts of interest of an scale unprecedented in American political history.  The Republican elected to the…

Cyber crime costs global economy $445 billion a year: report

4 years, 4 months ago
LONDON: Cyber crime costs the global economy about $445 billion every year, with the damage to business from the theft of intellectual property exceeding the $160 billion loss to individuals from hacking, according to research published on…