SAN FRANCISCO: Alphabet’s Google introduced new ad-buying tools on Tuesday that showcase its growing push to allow machines instead of humans to fine-tune ads and determine where they should run. Advertisers have welcomed the advanced software, which could encourage them to spend more on Google as it makes more efficient use of their money. But consumer privacy and technology analysts are watching the shift with concern and a push for more regulatory scrutiny may be coming. In Europe, the month-old General Data…
WASHINGTON: Facebook Inc on Friday struck back against scientific researchers and tech industry insiders who have criticized the world’s biggest social media network and its competitors for transforming how people behave and express emotion. Facebook, in a corporate blog post, said that social media can be good for people’s well-being if they use the technology in a way that is active, such as messaging with friends, rather than passive, such as scrolling through a feed of other people’s posts. It was the second time…
LAHORE: Pakistani batsman Ahmed Shehzad has said that he will respond to his critics with his performance with the bat, ARY News reported.
KUALA LAMPUR: Digitally savvy Malaysian police have been taking to social media to issue warnings to critics of scandal-hit Prime Minister Najib Razak in an unusual online campaign that critics say is unlikely to work.
KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement on Saturday held a mass rally in Karachi demonstrating its political power in the metropolis, while party chief Altaf Hussain asked the critics to estimate his party's popularity witnessing the mass rally, ARY News reported.