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Tania Aidrus’s big bet on creating a Digital Pakistan

It started, as things often do in Pakistan, with a WhatsApp forward. On Thursday, December 5, a group of Pakistanis living in...

Two new venture capital funds target Pakistani startups. Is there enough deal flow?

If you are an entrepreneur or startup investor in Pakistan, the odds are very high that you have met Kalsoom Lakhani. She...

This EdTech startup wants to change the way Pakistani children learn mathematics

Ask any primary or lower secondary school student about the most difficult subject they have to study and, more often...

How a 30 year old became a media tycoon

Deep into the winding, messy streets of a Lahore township, on one end of a broken road stands a building...

Is Ernst & Young about to exit Pakistan?

Ernst & Young, the global accounting and professional services firm that goes by its brand name EY, is re-evaluating its relationship with...

Amazon eyes expansion in Pakistan, eager to capture e-commerce market

Amazon officials have also ensured that every effort would be made to make the process of selling on Amazon easy for Pakistani nationals.

Vegan startup substituting meat raises $241 million from IPO

Beyond’s rival Impossible, meanwhile, has linked up with Burger King to offer a vegan version of its signature Whopper. Nestle and Unilever are also aiming to expand their presence in the expanding sector.

IoT 101: Why Internet of Things is crucial as a next-gen tech system – Part 1

LAHORE: If you’re interested in technology, or how technology works, you must have come across the term – Internet of Things (IoT). IoT...

Facebook to launch device with camera that follows people around

Was this the best way forward for a company which has lost public trust amid recent data privacy scandals that resulted in millions opting out of the social media site?

Govt’s tax collection can go through the roof

From an academic to leading Punjab’s digital revolution, PITB Chairman Umar Saif has overseen the largest land record digitisation in Pakistan in an effort to not just end corruption and land grabbing but in a bid to promote land as a liquid asset

Dawood Hercules backs off Rs17.453 billion deal with Edotco Pakistan

At end of August 2017, DHCL in partnership with Edotco entered into an agreement with Veon Pakistan Limited to acquire its wireless tower business in Pakistan for $940 million.

Google to invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com

Google will invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce powerhouse JD.com, part of the U.S. internet giant’s efforts to expand its presence in fast-growing Asian markets and battle rivals including Amazon.com.

Data Security – issue of morality, business ethics, or inept governance?

In the murky world of numbers and big data, Pakistan, must not lag behind.

German ambassador’s pictures on Twitter dismiss security concerns in Pakistan

Federal Republic of Germany Ambassador to Pakistan Martin Kobler said that when he first came to Lahore, instead of using a car, he took a train from the Rawalpindi Railway Station to reach the city costing him a mere Rs700. This, however, goes against the image of Pakistan that is portrayed abroad in an unfair manner, and does not reflect reality, the German ambassador added, stressing the need for politicians from both sides to work on improving the perception.

African nations come together to establish free trade area

Forty-four African countries have signed an agreement establishing a free trade area seen as vital to the continent’s economic development, the head...