Posts tagged as: YouTube

Turkey bans YouTube, after Syria security talk leaked

With everyone’s eyes set on the recent meeting debating military action in Syria, by Turkey, some cynics seem to be eavesdropping, illegitimately. Turkey banned YouTube on Thursday, after it was accused of proliferating the talks between the two nations.   The recording seems to be critical, as it essentially shows the plan of a staged […]

Youtube intends to launch music service

YouTube plans to launch a subscription music service by the end of the year, as published by Fortune .In return for fertilizer, they are reportedly planning to eliminate commercials that precede the music currently. In an official statement, YouTube said that they do not want to comment on the situation and referred these stories as rumours and mere […]

China overtakes US to become the largest smartphone market

China have now becomw the world’s largest producer of smartphones in 2012 to acquire 224 million units, according to sources. At the same time, it launched more than 730,000 applications to Apple (iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad). In 2012, the number of Internet users in China grew by 50.9 million people (10%) and reached 564 million, the country […]

Pakistan to reopen YouTube after completion of filtration mechanism: PM Ashraf

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said the government would reopen video-sharing website YouTube after completion of work on a filtration mechanism.   The ban was imposed after a video known as “Innocence of Muslims”, which ridiculed the Prophet Muhammad, appeared on YouTube. It was the subject of anti-US protests in Egypt, Libya and Yemen, […]

PTA orders to unblock YouTube

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Saturday directed Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and information technology (IT) companies to immediately reopen YouTube, a video sharing website, across the country.   According to media reports, the video sharing website would be reopened within minutes in the country after the PTA direction.   Talking to a private TV channel, […]

Pakistan decides to unblock YouTube, says Interior Minister

Pakistani government has decided to unblock YouTube that was blocked some 100 days ago after a U.S-based anti-Islam video was uploaded, Interior Minister, Rehman Malik said Friday.   Rehman Malik tweeted late Friday that a decision has been taken to unblock the site in 24 hours.   “I chaired a high level meeting with all […]

One Pound Fish singer Shahid Nazir coming back to Pakistan

Muhammad Shahid Nazir, or commonly known as one-pound-fish man, will come to Pakistan on Christmas Day after it was found his visa has run out.   Pakistani fishmonger whose song One Pound Fish attracted four million hits on YouTube and could become Christmas number one would come to Pakistan on December 27. While speaking to […]

‘One Pound Fish’ video goes viral on social networking sites

‘One Pound Fish’ video goes viral on social networking sites A 31-year-old Pakistani fish seller at a London market seems like an unlikely pop star. But the moment he starts to sing his One Pound Fish Song, he is suddenly surrounded by a sea of fans. The song goes Come on ladies, come on ladies, […]

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority permanently bans mobile number portability

In what appeared to be a severe blow for telecom companies as well as users, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) issued a notification to all mobile phone companies in Pakistan on Wednesday instructing them to immediately halt Mobile Number Portability (MNP) services.   The Ministry of Interior held a meeting, chaired by Interior Minister Rehman Malik, […]

Committee forms to review ban on YouTube: Rehman Malik

Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Thursday announced that a committee has been formed to review the ban on video sharing website YouTube.   The minister said that the committee will first ask for software to help monitor controversial content being uploaded on the website.   Earlier on Tuesday, Malik had tweeted saying that he will […]

Lahore High Court asks federal government to file case against anti-Islam film

Lahore High Court

Directing the federal government to block all blasphemous material available on Google and YouTube, the Lahore High Court (LHC) asked it to file a case in the International Court for Justice (ICJ) against anti-Islam movie that sparked outrage across the globe. The LHC issued ruling while hearing of a petition filed by Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) leaders […]

Google shares rise 2 percent after alleged Google Maps approval for iOS 6

Google surge up the graph on Monday after the word got out that its Google Map app for the new version of iOS  will get approved this Thursday. Apple recently released the latest mobile operating system iOS 6, preinstalled in iPhone 5 and available of iPhone 4/4S and iPad 2 and the new iPad. The […]


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