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Iran continues gas exports to Turkey at normal levels

TEHRAN: Iran continues gas exports to Turkey at normal levels, an official says, dismissing reports that the country had ramped up supplies to its northwestern neighbor. “Iran supplies about 30% of Turkey’s gas needs and claims of an increase in gas exports to Turkey in recent days are not true,” head of the gas measuring station on the Bazargan border ... Read More »

Over 90,000 youths to get training under PM Youth Programme

ISLAMABAD: As many as of 93,255 interns will get training next year under Prime Minister’s Youth Training Scheme. However, the allocation of interns will be made in accordance with the NFC award and FPSC’s recruitment criteria for provincial and regional quotas. It has a broad canvas of schemes aimed at enabling youth and poor segments of population to get good ... Read More »

Inventec revenue up 3.33% to $1.11bn in Nov

TAIPEI: Inventec has reported consolidated revenues of NT$36.34 billion (US$1.11 billion) for November, up 3.33% on month, but down 7.29% on year, while combined consolidated revenues for the first 11 months of 2015 were NT$356.92 billion, down 10.53% from a year ago. Inventec shipped 1.8 million notebooks, all-in-one PCs and desktops combined in November, up from 1.6 million units in ... Read More »

Scotiabank revenue surges to $1,472m

LONDON: Scotiabank T&T Limited’s net income has increased by $6 million or one per cent to $566 million for the year ended October 31. The bank’s latest quarterly financial results, which were posted on the T&T Stock Exchange yesterday, show that total revenue, comprising net interest income and other income was $1,472 million, up by $89 million or six per ... Read More »

Pak rupee makes remarkable recovery of Re1.40 to reach 105.25

KARACHI: The Pakistani rupee Tuesday secured huge recovery against the US dollar both in open market and interbank. According to the local money market, the greenback lost Re1.40 in open market for selling at 105.25 and 80 paisas in interbank to be sold at 104.40. On Monday, the US dollar shed 50 paisas in the cash-free market to reach 106.65 ... Read More »

Facebook shutdown Slingshot, Rooms and Riff apps

  LONDON: Facebook is the largest social network in the world and one of the most visited addresses on the web too. Moreover, they have the most popular app in North America (Facebook for mobile), together with Facebook Messenger which comes in third, and Instagram on the 9th place as of August 2015. Additionally, the social network also owns WhatsApp, ... Read More »

Google rolls out Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for Nexus range

  LONDON:oGoogle, as reported by users earlier in late November, has started rolling out Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for its Nexus range. Notably, the Android 6.0.1 is the first major upgrade arriving since the Android 6.0 Marshmallow (previously Android M) released earlier this year. Additionally, Google has also released Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow factory images for the Nexus range. The update ... Read More »

Global server revenue rises 7.5% in Q3

NEW YORK: Worldwide server shipments in the third quarter grew 9.2% year-over-year, while vendor revenue increased 7.5%, according to Gartner. “The third quarter of 2015 produced growth on a global level with mixed results by region,” said Jeffrey Hewitt, research vice VP at Gartner. “All regions showed growth in both shipments and vendor revenue, except for Eastern Europe, Japan and ... Read More »

SONY launches world’s first 4K smartphone Xperia Z5 premium

BEIJING: SONY kickstarted the grand opening of its store at Gurney Plaza in Penang by launching the much anticipated 4K smartphone Xperia Z5 Premium. Touted as the world’s first 4K smartphone, the device boasts a stunning high-resolution display and video with an impressive battery life. Visitors can now get hands-on experience of the premium smartphone at the store. Besides that, ... Read More »

ESA ready to launch gravity probe

PARIS: The satellite is expected to operate for about a year, and is equipped with just a single instrument created to detect and capture gravitational waves. The European Space Agency’s LISA Pathfinder spacecraft is due to blast off tomorrow from Kourou, French Guiana, on its mission to “test the technology needed to develop future space-borne gravitational wave detectors”. There’s just ... Read More »

U.S. department allows trade through Myanmar Ports

LONDON: The U.S. allowed a temporarily work-around for trade to flow through Myanmar where sanctions would otherwise prevent it. The U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, or OFAC, issued a general license Monday that authorizes, for six months, trade-related transactions that are “ordinarily incident” to exporting goods, technology or non-financial services to or from Myanmar that could ... Read More »

Microsoft launches Window 10 Lumia 550 in Europe

ROME: At its recent hardware announcement, Microsoft showed off its new Surface devices along with a focus on two Windows 10-powered smartphones, the Lumia 950 and 950 XL. In the midst of all the hype, was the announcement of a budget smartphone, which was also powered by Windows 10, called the Lumia 550. Well Microsoft has finally launched the same ... Read More »

Shipping intel report of Karachi Port Trust

KARACHI: The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) issued the following shipping report for the last 24 hours, ending 0700 hours on Tuesday. ALONG SIDE (Bulk Oil Pier): Berth No Ship Working Agent Berthing Date OP-I Formosa Falcon D. Petrol Alpine 04/12/15 OP-II Oriental Jasmine D. Chemial East Wind 07/12/15 OP-III Chemroad Quest L. Ethanol Alpine 07/12/15 ALONG SIDE (East Wharves): 1/2 ... Read More »

HK’s Customs seizes suspected cannabis resin worth $500,000

HONG KONG: Hong Kong Customs seized about five kilograms of suspected cannabis resin worth about $500,000 at Hong Kong International Airport yesterday and arrested an incoming male passenger. The man arrived in Hong Kong from Kolkata, India via Kunming, Yunnan. During baggage examination, Customs officers found the suspected cannabis resin inside 14 packages of instant noodles. The arrested male, aged ... Read More »

Mexico’s auto exports fall 5.9% in November 2015

MEXICO: Mexico’s auto exports slid 5.9 percent in November, compared to a year earlier, the Mexican Auto Industry Association (AMIA) said on Monday, as Volkswagen shipped fewer cars for the third month in a row. Mexico’s auto production rose 4 percent to 296,338 vehicles, while it exported 223,797 autos, AMIA said. The auto sector makes up about 30 percent of ... Read More »

Suzuki launches 2 all-terrain vehicles in India

MUMBAI: Suzuki has launched two all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) in India, marking its entry into the largely untapped space. The Ozark 250 leisure-ATV has been priced at Rs. 5.45 lakh, while the Quadsport Z400 sport-ATV is priced at Rs. 8.50 lakh (both prices ex-showroom Delhi). The Ozark 250 is powered by a 246cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, air-cooled engine that comes mated to ... Read More »

KPT shipping movement report

KARACHI: Following were the movement of ships at Karachi Port during the last 24 hours, ending at 0700 hours on Tuesday. SHIPS SAILED: AL Mahboobah Hyundai Paramount SC Zhuhai APL Germany Oriental Jasmine SHIPS BERTHED: Agatam General Cargo Aqnandoussa Rice Oriental Jasmine Tanker ACX Crystal Container Ship Sima Prestige Container Ship EXPECTED SAILING DATE Pacific Bright 08/12/15 Formosa Falcon 08/12/15 ... Read More »

Google’s new Cardboard Camera app now available Google Play store

LONDON: Google’s Cardboard Camera app will let you take 360 degree VR photos Either way, Google’s Cardboard Camera makes one thing clear: Google doesn’t want you to forget about VR. Google’s new Cardboard Camera app is now available in the Google Play store. Earlier this year during Google I/O, Google officially unveiled the new Photos application that would be finding ... Read More »

NASA approves an extended mission into the Kuiper Belt

WASHINGTON: NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft recently took the closest images ever of a distant Kuiper Belt object – demonstrating its ability to observe numerous such bodies over the next several years if NASA approves an extended mission into the Kuiper Belt. In this short animation, consisting of four frames taken by the spacecraft’s Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) on Nov. ... Read More »

European stocks pull away at start, Stoxx Europe 600 plunges 0.5%

ROME: European stock markets were back in the red on Tuesday as concerns over slowing Chinese growth resurfaced after a disappointing set of trade data from the country. The Stoxx Europe 600 index SXXP, -0.85%  lost 0.5% to 370.64, after posting a 0.5% gain on Monday that broke a four-day losing streak. Tuesday’s trading mood was subdued from the start ... Read More »