Today Google Pakistan was hacked by Turkish hackers as they left a message as well when they hacked it. The hackers are named as "Eboz"
and they have already hacked several hundreds of other Top Level Domains of .pk extension. Most are IT based websites includes Cisco.pk, PayPal.pk, Apple.pk and Microsoft.pk. The Message in the Turkish was as follows for all the websites.
Kankalarım hep yanımda arkadaş içinde Yanımda olmayan mı var çekimlik her nefeste
The message is not much clear when translated in English so no one knows what was the purpose of the attack. The .pk TLDs are actually managed by PKNIC.NET.PK
and more than 200 websites were attacked by the Hackers today. While Google hasn't yet released any Press Release about the incident and no one has took responsibility yet by the Google Officials.
The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has finally hired three Professionals for the Auction of 3G Network License in Pakistan. Previously, it was delayed due to many reasons. And Pakistan Telecommunication Authority is expecting to complete the Auction Process by January 2013. The hired Professionals will be working only for a short period of 3 Months and the total cost as told by the PTA is about $545,000 to be paid to these 3 Consultants. The professionals will be working to create a Software to make the Auction process of 3G Network License more transparent and fair.
The PTA advertised the positions on November 7th and more than 50 Applicants applied to the advertised job
. But only 27 applicants were eligible for the selection of the positions described. Finally the Auction Supervisory Committee of the PTA officially announced the hiring of 3 Consultants.
On the order of Supreme Court of Pakistan, The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA
) has blocked Youtube.com
due to Blasphemous content and the Video against Prophet Muhammad P.B.U.H, which caused restlessness in the Muslim world. The Video is named as "Innocence of Muslims
". A strong reaction have been seen by the world of the Video made by American-Jew. This incident also caused the death of American Ambassador Christopher Stevens in Benghazi, Libya. The Ban on Youtube will remain till the removal of the video by the Google Owned Youtube. According to Youtube they said, they will not remove the video as this is against the Freedom of Expression.
The Government of Pakistan has also banned all the links to the blasphemous content and it is being advised to the public to let them know any content over the internet via Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
and through toll free number, 0800-55055.
Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf
directed the Interior Minister, Mr. Rehman Malik to take strong action and Malik sent a letter to the International Police to block the film worldwide. Raja Said, they will not tolerate any blasphemous content over the internet. While India also took action against the Controversial video and Banned the Links of the Video.
The Newly born iPhone 5 is on the move and A Record has been break by the new iPhone 5 in the Apple Incorporation by receiving more than 2 Million Pre-Orders in just 24 hours. Through a press release Apple Incorporation told that last record was about 1 Million Phones orders of iPhone 4. The company is expecting to deliver the pre-order iPhones by 21st of September while some of the customers will receive their iPhone 5 by next month. It is Notable that the new iPhone 5 is running a brand new Operating System iOS 6 and a processor A6 is used in the new Generation of iPhone which increases the speed of the phone 2 times as compared to the last generation.
Philip Schiller, The Senior Vice-President of the Worldwide Marketing of Apple incorporation said:
iPhone 5 pre-orders have shattered the previous record held by iPhone 4S and the customer response to iPhone 5 has been phenomenal. iPhone 5 is the best iPhone yet, the most beautiful product we’ve ever made, and we hope customers love it as much as we do
The officials said that iPhone 5 will be available at the sales centers of Apple Inc. on the 21st of September and the customers will be given a free service for the initial set up and customization of the phone applications. According to Analyst, the Apple market is going Bullish right now and as it is expected that the company will soon release the new iPad in the coming days.
Google has told that More than 8 Million people in Pakistan are using Google search engine to retrieve information about different topics. McWarburton, the Emerging Market Sales President of Google said that the Online users of Pakistan who use the services of Google are equal to the total Population of Singapore and its actually more than users of Internet in Australia which makes it a very good Market for Google.
Pakistan is considered one of the big Market in Asia for the usage of Internet and there is a consistent increase in the daily users in Pakistan. While the Regional Manager of Agency Relations and sales Development of Google said in a statement that in Pakistan they have the ability to generate a revenue of 500 Million Dollars annually through the Advertisement and Google in Pakistan
is very positive to take the opportunity in the Online Advertisement industry of Pakistan. He also added that they speculate the increment of internet users in Pakistan in the coming months to more than 220 Million.
Bramerz Pakistan have created a new Application for Google's Android Platform with the association of Google Incorporation and Ufone Pakistan. The application is location based and helps the users to check in of the different locations like the famous Application of Four Square. The Application also displays the near by locations. The Geographical maps connect Merchants with the customers and it provides all the relevant information. This is the first time any Pakistan based IT company has introduced such type of application. The Application is launched with the name of Olaround
and its available in Google Android Market for Applications
, Google Play
. Application will be available for different Platforms soon.
Bramerz Pakistan is actually a Google certified Digital Agency and they are very positive to get good response from the users of Pakistan. The App will help the
Apple Incorporation has again won another patents case in Munich, Germany against Motorola which is a subsidiary of Google Inc. Motorola Mobility was accused of using the design for their Smartphones and Tablets. The court has not yet define how much fine will be paid to the Apple Incorporation for Copy Rights infringements made by Motorola. Both companies have won similar cases of Copy Rights infringements in last 2 months, Motorola in July 2012 in Western Germany while Apple Incorporation recently in August against Samsung in California. In Germany, Copy Rights Laws are very strong and strict. There is a month period in which Motorola Company can file an Appeal against the decision. The reason Apple Incorporation filed this patent case due to the similar use of "Overscroll Bounce"
which is about moving something on your smartphone or Tablet's screen and this technology bounce back into the place after it will be released.
According the Reuters News
Agency, German Court Judge Peter Guntz issued a ruling:
Motorola had infringed Apple's "overscroll bounce" technology, which enables users to move documents over the screen of their device and let them bounce back to the centre after releasing their fingers.
While Google Incorporation has not yet commented on the Ruling of the court.
Android Director of Product Management, Hugo Barra said in his Google+ Post
that they have more than 500 Million Android OS devices active around the world and amazingly its been increased to 1.3 Million with a regular daily addition to the Android Family which was around 0.7 Million in December 2011. Android Incorporation introduced the Android Operating System in September 2008 and till now there are more than 500 Million devices have installed the Operating System.
This Post suddenly came out when the Apple Incorporation was busy in introducing the New Generation of their Smartphone, Apple iPhone 5
on September 12
. It was a good opportunity for the Android Inc. to announce this news on this event. Right now more than 53% Smartphones in the United States are android based and Apple Operating system is occupying the 33% space. Android Incorporation is expecting a lot of increment in the users globally in the upcoming days. The Newly manufactured smartphones from Samsung and HTC are helping the Android to grow its family around the world and somehow iOS 6 will be seen as a growing competitor but the future will tell the truth.
Yesterday Microsoft Office 365 was introduced with a Revamped Version in Pakistan. The launching ceremony was held at the Karachi Office of Microsoft. Ihsan Anabtawi, Regional Lead Microsoft Office Division in Pakistan told the through a press release about the launching of product and many of its features. Statement said that they are taking very keen interest in the Software Services in Pakistan.
It was added that Microsoft Office 365 is providing a better solution to business of all types through out the world. Additionally Mr. Ihsan added that this Microsoft Office 365 is better than the previous version of Microsoft Office 10 and its has cloud integration feature which is considered one of the greatest feature for business purpose.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
has made his 1st public appearance in a Conference held in San Francisco by Tech Crunch after the public offering of May 18th. Mark said that they are focusing on Mobiles devices after the Flopped Wall Street show and there is a big increase in usage of Smart phones and Tablets so they are on the track. Zuckerberg said:
It is really clear from the stats and my own personal intuition that a lot of energy in the ecosystem is going to mobile, not desktop computers. That is the future and We are going to be doing killer stuff there. The performance of the stock has obviously been disappointing. Now, we are a mobile company and The company would pursue its "mission" of making the world more social and connected, cranking profit for shareholders Building a mission and building a business go hand in hand.
Mark Zuckerberg chuckling while at the Conference.
On the other side of the story, today the Facebook Shares gain 7.73%
while the company almost lost its 50% value of the stock which was $38. Mark Zuckerberg also added that they are not going to build any Smartphone because Google, Apple are manufacturing these products so they are going opposite of this. Zuckerberg spent almost 30 minutes in the Conference while being more comfortable and happy.