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...

PTI earmarks $2 billion for e-governance systems

The incoming government in its manifesto said it intends to create 10 million jobs over the course of next five years

Zong 4G partners with Daewoo Express

Zong 4G and Daewoo Pakistan Express Bus Service recently entered into a strategic partnership to enhance connectivity on-the-go.

98pc increase in budget allocation to boost IT sector

All the projects were funded by the indigenous resources of the government and not a single penny is taken as a foreign grant, revealed the budgetary document

VEON eyes to buy GTH’s assets in Jazz for $2.55 billion

Global Telecom’s capital amounts to EGP 2.7 billion distributed over 4.7 billion shares at a par value of EGP 0.58 per share.

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