Facebook initiates Authorized Sales Partner programme in Pakistan

KARACHI: In a bid to deepen its presence in the Pakistan market, Facebook has initiated its first Authorized Sales Partner (ASP) programme...
Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh

PM-made think tank to focus on three priority areas

--Body mulls 'digital account scheme' for overseas Pakistanis ISLAMABAD: Limiting the scope of work for the Prime Minister-formed Think Tank, the government on...

Patari appoints new CEO amid allegations of merit violation, nepotism

--Company's senior official shuns allegations, says recruitment process was completely transparent  --CEO Zarlasht Faisal says she is poised to take company towards greater...

Daraz e-commerce index shows growth in digital payments, online shopping

LAHORE: Daraz on Thursday launched Pakistan's first 'e-commerce index', providing insights on consumer behaviour and mapping the growth of the e-commerce industry...

Cellular companies seek permission to launch 3G/4G in AJK, GB without auction

ISLAMABAD: As the auction process of 3G/4G internet services in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) and Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) has been in limbo for...

Global financial watchdogs take aim at Big Tech’s data dominance

LONDON: Google, Alibaba and other “Big Tech” companies could be forced to share data on financial services customers with banks and financial...

Govt targeting $4bn biotech exports in 10 years: minister

LAHORE: Science and Technology (S&T) Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has said that the government was focusing on biotechnology to ensure its contribution to...

Samsung, LUMS join hands to accelerate social startups in Pakistan

LAHORE: Samsung Electronics Pakistan and Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) have joined hands to support and empower social startups contributing towards the...

Is e-commerce dying in Pakistan?

E-commerce in Pakistan is burgeoning and it is burgeoning at breakneck speed. In sheer numbers, e-commerce sales swelled 93.7pc in 2018, reaching...

Samsung Electronics third-quarter net profit slumps 52pc

Samsung Electronics, the world's largest smartphone and memory chip maker, saw net profits slump by more than half in the third quarter,...

China rolls out 5G services in race to narrow tech gap

BEIJING: China's three major state telecom operators rolled out 5G wireless technology Thursday, as the country races to narrow its technology gap...

Internet services disrupted across Pakistan as submarine cables go offline

Internet services across the country partially crashed on Tuesday evening, due to a fault that developed in international submarine cables that connect...

PTCL’s failure to deliver Smart TV set-top boxes irks customers

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) had heavily advertised its Smart TV service towards the end of the last month (September). This was a...

Beaconhouse, LIVC invest big to promote digital education in Pakistan

The Beaconhouse School System (BSS), Lakson Investments Venture Capital (LIVC) and Knowledge Platform Pakistan, in a bid to revolutionise education in the...

Huawei phones lose access to install Google’s apps

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s newly launched Mate 30 devices have lost their access to manually install Google’s Android apps, Bloomberg reported. According to...