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Good news for micro-entrepreneurs in Pakistan – the startup bubble is here to stay!

LAHORE: Pakistan has one of the biggest ‘young’ populations in the world. According to a United Nations Human Development (UNDP) report published last year,...

Digitization enabling macroeconomic growth for Pakistan: SBP report

LAHORE: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) in its annual report on the state of the economy has said that with the help of digital...

Careem raises $200 million to expand, expects more funds

The $200 million came from existing investors which includes Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal’s Kingdom Holding, Al Tayyar Group, STV, and Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten

Chinese entities interested in providing IoT, financial and transportation solutions in Pakistan

Megvii Technology based in Beijing is seeking to enter the Pakistani market for developing apps and other software for transportation departments and one of its services can recognize vehicles’ number plates

Student develops IoT based ‘smart’ helmet for miners in Balochistan

Tech-savvy CM Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan tweeted about Smart Helmet and assured govt's support, after watching Ignite CEO Yusuf Hussain talk about the project in a television show

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?

Here’s how national incubation centres in Pakistan are filling the innovation void

There’s no shortage of talent in Pakistan especially when it comes to innovation and technology.We have countless examples of students, graduates, engineers, architects, and...

SoftBank nearing $500 million investment in ride-hailing firm Grab: sources

SoftBank first bought a stake worth $250 million in Grab in 2014 just as the two-year-old startup began competing with Uber Technologies in Southeast Asia. Toyota and financial firms led the funding’s earlier this year

Facebook looking at possible $1.63bn fine after data security breach 

Facebook has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Coming from a data privacy scandal where the company gave out private information,...

Here’s how IoT is being utilised in Pakistan – Part 2

In the first part of this series, a basic idea of the Internet of Things (IoT) was given with its implications for businesses and...

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

Mark Zuckerberg issues statement in response to cyber attack

Almost an hour after news of around 50 million Facebook accounts was accessible to hackers surfaced on the internet, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg issued...

Facebook discovers security breach targeting 50 million user accounts

Facebook has discovered a security breach where hackers were able to access user information allowing them to take over as many as 50 million...

IoT 101: Why Internet of Things is crucial as a next-gen tech system – Part 1

LAHORE: If you’re interested in technology, or how technology works, you must have come across the term – Internet of Things (IoT).IoT may sound...

Internet banking rises with Rs1.2 trillion worth transactions in FY2017-18

ISLAMABAD: The usage of internet banking has increased immensely among Pakistanis as the value of online transactions reached Rs1.2 trillion during the financial year...

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Dearth of economic experts in Finance Ministry irks PM

‘There is not a single ministry official who holds a PhD degree in the field of economics and finance’ ‘Secretaries have mostly been...

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Pakistan ‘gifts’ 15,000 livestock animals to Gulf countries despite ban

'Influentials sitting in important ministries and those belonging to foreign missions were involved in the export after taking permission from former PM Abbasi' ISLAMABAD: Despite a...