Beware: The Surgeon General’s Social Media Warning and A.I.’s Existential Threats Lurk in the Shadows.

The U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, has warned that social media is a significant risk to young people’s well-being. However, some tech industry professionals disagree and believe that social media has many positive aspects. In this episode of “Hard Fork,” Kevin and Casey talk about this issue and discuss why some people defend social […]

China bans purchase of memory chips from US company, raising concerns of espionage and security threats.

China has banned the use of US-manufactured computer chips in the country’s major infrastructure projects. The move follows a warning from the country’s cybersecurity watchdog that the largest US memory chip maker, Micron Technology, poses a serious risk to China’s network safety. Consequently, infrastructure operators are prohibited from buying products from the company. Sectors affected […]

Unveiling the looming threats of trade disputes surrounding electric vehicles.

Chinese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers are poised to dominate the world market thanks to significant investment from the country’s government, with EU and US competitors such as Volkswagen and Tesla likely to struggle to maintain their position in China, one of the world’s most important and fastest-growing markets. The trend could also see Chinese companies […]

“Unveiling the Sinister Threats: A Multifunctional Patch to Detect the Early Onset of Plant Diseases and Other Crop Menaces.”

Scientists at North Carolina State University have developed an electronic patch that can be attached to plant leaves to monitor crops for different pathogens and stresses such as drought or salinity. By detecting plant disease at an early stage, growers can limit the spread of the disease and preserve their crop. The patches incorporate additional […]

COAS Munir affirms Army’s commitment to safeguard Pakistan’s sovereignty and territorial integrity from all forms of threats.

Pakistan’s army is committed to protecting the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity against all types of threats, according to Chief of Army Staff General Asim Munir. He made the comments while visiting forward areas along the Line of Control, amid ongoing tension with neighbour India over the disputed region of Kashmir. Munir was briefed on […]

Citing security threats, Imran asks courts to conduct his hearings via video link

Former Pakistani prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has called for all cases against him to be heard via video conferencing after claiming that his life is in danger every time he leaves home. Imran accused the interim government of Punjab of withdrawing his security protocol as a former prime minister and alleged that he […]

From defence ‘capability gaps’ to cyber threats: What Anthony Albanese addressed in key speech

Key Points Anthony Albanese will promise Defence enough resources to ‘deter potential aggressors’ in the Indo-Pacific. But the prime minister will stress diplomacy with China as key to stability in the region. The government will also hold a cyber security roundtable to prevent another Optus-style hack. Australia’s armed forces will be given the resources they […]

North Korea fires short-range missiles after making threats

شمالی کوریا نے تین دنوں میں اپنے دوسرے ہتھیاروں کے تجربے میں جاپان کی طرف دو مختصر فاصلے تک مار کرنے والے بیلسٹک میزائل داغے ہیں۔ انہوں نے اس اقدام کی ملک کے حریفوں کی طرف سے فوری مذمت کی اور ٹوکیو کو اقوام متحدہ کی سلامتی کونسل کے ہنگامی اجلاس کی درخواست کرنے پر […]

Biden faces looming economic threats with staff shake-up

بائیڈن نے منگل کو انتخاب کا اعلان کرتے ہوئے ایک بیان میں کہا، “لائل اور جیرڈ مستقبل کے لیے ایک مضبوط، جامع اور زیادہ لچکدار معیشت کی تعمیر کے کام میں مقصد کی سنجیدگی لانے میں مدد کریں گے۔” نئی ٹیم کے ساتھ، صدر واشنگٹن کے گہرے تجربے اور معیشت کو فروغ دینے کے لیے […]

Threats to Pakistan could well be threats to US, says Washington | The Express Tribune

امریکہ نے اس بات کا اعادہ کیا ہے کہ پاکستان کے ساتھ سیکورٹی تعلقات ‘اہم’ ہیں اور اسلام آباد کو درپیش بہت سے خطرات “ہمارے لیے خطرہ بن سکتے ہیں”۔ تاہم، واشنگٹن نے اسلام آباد کے ساتھ سیکورٹی تعاون کی ممکنہ بحالی کی اطلاعات کی تصدیق کرنے سے گریز کیا جو ٹرمپ کے دور میں […]