Advancement of ICT led development, a priority for the government

Mr Maqbool shared with the advent of mobile internet, Pakistan is on the same route of development as that of neighbouring countries

How IT enabled a Matric-qualified carpenter earn $50,000 in 18 months

Matric-qualified Muhammad Muawiya, a 22-year-old resident of Karachi, earns more than a bank manager every month and that too from the comfort of his...

NETSOL stock riding high after key wins in signing new clients

Pakistan’s only NASDAQ-listed company appears poised for faster growth after a recent spate of stagnation

SBP issues ‘Security of Digital Payments’ for banks/MFB in the wake of recent cyber attacks

SBP on Wednesday issued “Security of Digital Payments’ in order to safeguard banks/MFBs and their customers from potential losses due to cyber-crimes and online banking frauds.

Govt wants to establish ICT SEZ on priority basis in Islamabad

As per data accumulated by the central bank, the export of IT and related services rose to $1.067 billion in FY18 against $939 million in FY17, posting a 13% increase

Possible fraud causes banks to disable int’l ATM transactions

So far no other bank has reported any cyber attack or fraudulent activity within their accounts.

Chip sector slowdown hits Swiss tech group Comet

Lower sales growth, shifts in the product mix and higher-than-expected restructuring costs would also hit profitability this year, the company said in a statement.

BankIslami becomes victim of $6.5 million cyber-attack

Transactions of approximately $6 million as claimed by the international payment scheme have been denied by the bank.

ICCI asks govt to provide interest free loans to youth for business startups

ICCI president said that 60 percent of our population was comprised of youth and government should create an enabling environment to engage youth in entrepreneurial activities

Alibaba vs Tencent in Pakistan?

The battle between China’s internet giants is about to come to Pakistan, and transform the country’s tech industry… but who will it be good for?

HNL contemplating right shares issue of Rs140 million for Hum Mart

In late February, HNL had announced the incorporation of HM as its wholly-owned subsidiary and enter the online grocery business in Pakistan

What comes next in Facebook’s major data breach

Facebook confirmed late Friday that third-party apps, including its own Instagram app, could have been affected

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.

CPEC digital information channel fully connected

'On July 13, the 2,950-kilometer-long China-Pakistan optical cable from Urumqi to Rawalpindi was fully connected and tested well.'BEIJING: The 'China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) digital information...

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