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Muslims resorting to triple talaq will face social boycott, says AIMPLB

AIMPLB General Secretary Maulana Wali Rahmani with Executive Members Zafaryab Jilani, Maulana Khalid Rasheed Farangi and Women’s wing head Asma Zahra. File Photo Muslims resorting to triple talaq will face “social boycott” and an advisory will be issued to the ‘Qazis’ that they should tell the grooms that they will not resort to such a form of divorce,… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Highest Shipped Smartphone in India, Says IDC

Market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) has come out with its quarterly mobile phone tracker which claims that Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 4 was the highest shipped smartphone in Q1. Apart from phone shipments, IDC’s latest data also revealed that Indian smartphone market saw a healthy 14.8 percent growth in shipments over the same period last year. IDC’s… Read More »

North Korea says will have dialogue with U.S. under right conditions – Yonhap

A senior North Korean diplomat who handles relations with the United States said on Saturday that Pyongyang would have dialogue with the U.S. administration if conditions were right, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported. Choe Son Hui, North Korea’s foreign ministry director general for U.S. affairs, made the comment to reporters in Beijing as she was travelling home… Read More »

Twitter Says It Uses Deep Learning to Recommend Tweets on Timelines

Making a transition from algorithmic timeline, micro-blogging site Twitter has started using deep learning, a trendy type of artificial intelligence (AI) to recommend certain tweets on its 328 million monthly active users’ timelines. Twitter had introduced algorithmic timeline last year that ranked tweets based on relevance instead of them being in reverse chronological order. Twitter has brought on… Read More »

Twitter Says It Uses Deep Learning to Recommend Tweets on Timelines

Making a transition from algorithmic timeline, micro-blogging site Twitter has started using deep learning, a trendy type of artificial intelligence (AI) to recommend certain tweets on its 328 million monthly active users’ timelines. Twitter had introduced algorithmic timeline last year that ranked tweets based on relevance instead of them being in reverse chronological order. Twitter has brought on… Read More »

Brazil politicians hit by corruption scandal unlikely to return, former president says

Politicians caught up in a sweeping three-year graft investigation are unlikely to return to their positions of power, former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso said in an interview. Cardoso included Brazil’s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the front-runner in early polls for next year’s presidential elections despite facing five corruption trials, as among those whose political careers… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 ‘Best-Ever’ US Pre-Orders 30 Percent Higher Than Galaxy S7, Says Company

Samsung launched its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones in March, and rammed them with a lot of features to get customers excited. Now, a fresh statement from Samsung claims that the US pre-orders for the Galaxy S8 have been the ‘best ever’. The statement was sent out to media outlets, and it states the Galaxy S8 and… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Has ‘Best Performing Smartphone Display’, Says DisplayMate

It is not a secret that Samsung boasts some of the best smartphone displays on its flagship devices. Considering that the company introduced ‘Infinity Display’ with its newly launched Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones, there was some curiosity regarding the quality and performance of these displays. However, any doubts can now be put to rest as well-known… Read More »

Russia ‘is succeeding’ at influence, election interference around world, McCain says

Sen. John McCain said Russia is “succeeding” at exerting influence and interfering with elections around the world, with “little or no penalty.” “They’re succeeding,” the Republican chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee told ABC News’ Martha Raddatz on “This Week” Sunday. “They’re succeeding in their dismemberment of Ukraine. They’re succeeding in exerting an enormous influence in the… Read More »

Twitter Says Using Software to Find and Ban Extremist Users

Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it had stepped up efforts to rid its social network of posts from users advocating political or religious violence, and was increasingly using software to find them rather than relying on reports from users or governments. US and European governments have been pressuring social media companies including Twitter, Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s… Read More »