Tag Archives: Video

Video Phone: another first from PTCL

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd. (PTCL) has introduced another exciting and futuristic product, Video Con, the first of its kind video phone, for both its existing and potential customers. PTCL Video Phone is

Video conference – CM has plenty of orders for DCOs

KARACHI – In a video conference arranged at the Sindh Chief Minister’s House on Wednesday, Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah directed all district coordination officers (DCOs) of the province to carry out their responsibilities with dedication. Shah said that all DCOs with powers under the Price Control Act should try to control price hike in their respective districts and take prompt action against profiteers. He said that the local government must implement the education policy since the

Sheen spoofs himself in new video

Charlie Sheen is spoofing his famous “20/20” appearance in a new online video. Uploaded to YouTube over the weekend, the seven-minute parody intercuts his newly taped responses with questions posed by ABC News correspondent Andrea Canning in the widely viewed interview that aired last month.
As Canning is seen repeatedly asking Sheen if he’s on drugs and when he last used them, the former ‘Two and a Half Men’ star makes fun of his various catch phrases, his many slogan-embossed

Katy Perry Launches ‘ET’ Video Teaser

Wondering what Katy Perry’s new music video for “E.T.” will look like? Well, fans still might be wondering after they check out the clip Perry shared Monday (March 21), but at least they’ll know what this extraterrestrial’s spacecraft looks like. She tweeted a teaser to the video, which will feature a cameo from Kanye West, who drops a few bars on the song. Her message on the tweet simply reads: “EXTRATRESSTRIALS ARE COMING.”
In the 19-second teaser, an orb-shaped UFO drops from

Weinstein Company to develop video games

LOS ANGELES – The Weinstein Company is getting into the video game business. On Friday it announced the launch of TWC Games, which will publish games for mobile, social, and console platforms. Properties in The Weinstein Company and Dimension Films catalog include ‘Scream,’ ‘Hellraiser,’ ‘Halloween,’ ‘Scary Movie’ and others.
“The video game marketplace is changing at such a rapid rate. With all of the digital platforms, there are so many opportunities to broaden our audience

Financial crunch be damned, Sindh wants a shiny new video conferencing system

KARACHI – Though the incumbent Sindh government is bemoaning its worst-ever financial crisis, at least Rs 6 millions are set to be spent on the purchase of a new video conferencing system for the World Bank-assisted Sindh Cities Improvement Programme, Pakistan Today has learnt. The expenditure, however, is not needed: the parent department of the Sindh Cities Improvement Programme – the Planning & Development (P&D) Department – is in possession of three sophisticated video

Lindsay’s necklace stealing video sold for $350K!

LONDON – The surveillance footage showing Lindsay Lohan allegedly stealing a necklace worth 2,500 dollars has apparently been sold. The jewelry store has reportedly sold the surveillance footage for more than 35,000 dollars to an American TV network.
CCTV cameras at the store recorded Lohan, 24, trying on the necklace in question, and the footage was expected to be used as evidence against the actress. But the sale of the footage could undermine the prosecution’s case against the

Usman Riaz’s ‘Fire Fly’ video to premiere on 28th

KARACHI – Usman Riaz’s first video ‘Fire Fly’ from his debut album ‘Flashes and Sparks’ would be released nationwide on February 28, a press release said. Seldom seen in today’s cookie-cutter world of commercial pop, Riaz’s debut album, a three-tracked offering, has indeed upped the ante for budding musicians.
Terms such as eclectic, electrifying, clean, incisive, fall by the wayside, incapable of expressing the depth and maturity of the young musician’s work. Wielding a modified

JLo to debut new video on ‘Idol’

‘American Idol’ judge Jennifer Lopez will premiere the music video for new single ‘On the Floor’ during the singing talent show March 3. The tune, which features Cuban-American rapper Pitbull, debuted this week at No. 40 on Billboard’s Pop Songs chart and at No. 26 on the Dance/Club Play Songs chart. The RedOne-produced track is the lead single from Lopez’s upcoming seventh album, ‘Love?,’ due to be released on March 29.
The ‘Idol’ stage is no stranger to song and/or video

Kanye’s new video facing ban

Bosses at an epilepsy organisation are calling for Kanye West’s latest music video to be taken off the internet over fears it could cause seizures among sufferers. The hip-hop star’s promo for ‘All of the Lights,’ which features Rihanna, uses so much flashing imagery that regulators have deemed the video unsuitable to be broadcasted on television.
Experts at Cambridge Research Systems claim the video contains flashes that could trigger seizures in people with photosensitive

‘Guitar Hero’ video game gets the ax

These days, guns are more popular than guitars, at least when it comes to video games. The company behind ‘Guitar Hero’ said that it is pulling the plug on one of the most influential video game titles of the new century. Activision Blizzard Inc., which also produces the ‘Call of Duty’ series, is ending the ‘Guitar Hero’ franchise after a run of more than five years.
The move follows Viacom Inc.’s decision in November to sell its money-losing unit behind the ‘Rock Band’ video

Video emerges of Indonesia religious mob killings

JAKARTA – Disturbing video emerged on Monday of a bloody religious mob attack in Indonesia that killed three members of a minority Muslim sect, showing extremists beating and stoning their victims to death. The incident, involving more than 1,000 Muslims who stormed a house in West Java on Sunday to stop the minority Ahmadiyah Islamic sect from holding worship, has been condemned by the government and rights activists.
Footage of the attack — which came at the start of

PCB to introduce video recording in domestic matches

LAHORE – The Pakistan Cricket Board will introduce a system of video recording in domestic matches to deal with the growing problem of indiscipline and sub-standard umpiring. Head of the PCB’s domestic division Sultan Rana said that their were plans to install two video cameras and an analyst would operate them at every centre where first class and national one-day cup matches are played.
“It is true we have got a lot of reports from the umpires and team captains blaming each