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%

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.

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.

Pakistan, the next outsourcing hub?

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

ePay Punjab fetches Rs1bn revenue in five months

LAHORE: ePay Punjab, the first-ever government payment aggregator for citizens’ facilitation and ease of business, has collected over Rs1 billion in tax...

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?

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

Review: TCL’s S6500 yay or nay?

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

Who is to blame for Careem’s criminal data breach?

Over the past one year, Pakistani security researchers warned the ride-hailing giant about the security flaws that could result in a cyber-attack.