Active social media users in Pakistan grow by 5.7%: Report

As of January 2019, the total number of active social media users was recorded at 37 million and active social media users as a percentage of the population were 18%
Dr-Atta-ur-Rahman

Rs50bn to be spent for IT sector development, says Dr Attaur Rahman

KARACHI: Prime Minister’s National Task Force on Science and Technology Chairman Dr Attaur Rehman has said the incumbent government has planned to...

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

Pakistan, the next outsourcing hub?

With India and the Philippines ratcheting up the rates, will Pakistan be able to jump on the BPO bandwagon?

HBL collaborates with Visa to launch QR payments service in Pakistan

HBL, Pakistan's leading bank in the digital space, and Visa, the world leader in digital payments, have collaborated to launch Visa on...

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.

Review: TCL’s S6500 yay or nay?

The latest edition by TCL has been dubbed as the 'Mid Range King'

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...

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?

Why content is king for Propergaanda

When one thinks about hard hitting topics such as social issues and politics, one does not imagine a huge Gaanda aka a...
Software industry

PRA urged to reduce sales tax on BPO services

'Software houses are currently paying 16pc tax on their services, which should be brought down to 5pc'

Alibaba acquires 100 percent stake in Daraz

The financial details of the transaction were not revealed and Daraz would continue to operate under the same brand following the sale to Alibaba, said Rocket Internet.

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.

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.

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...