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...

MoIT to provide technologically sound environment for startups

Anusha Rehman described the DigiSkills programme as an important part of information technology initiative of the government.

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...

ZTE paid $2.3 billion to US exporters in 2017

In April this year, the Commerce Department found ZTE had violated the terms of last year’s settlement and banned U.S. companies from providing exports to ZTE for seven years. As a result, ZTE suspended its main operating activities earlier this month

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.

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

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.

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

Pakistan to get faster, reliable internet as China backed submarine cable to start operations by end-2019

LAHORE: Pakistan internet backhaul is expected to receive a significant boost with the addition of an upcoming submarine cable called PEACE cable...

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

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

Veon reports $109mn loss in Q1 while Russian arm improves

Veon, which also operates in Pakistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, and Algeria, reported a loss of $109 million, versus a loss of $5 million in the same period a year ago.

Apple hires Samsung’s executive for South Korea

LAHORE: Apple has appointed Brandon Yoon, a veteran Microsoft executive and most recently a vice president at Samsung Electronics as the new...

Pakistan, the next outsourcing hub?

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

Pakistan gets 50 million broadband users in four years

KARACHI: Pakistan-based cellular mobile operators (CMOs) have added 50 million mobile broadband subscribers to their networks in four years since April 23,...