Ministry of commerce to submit final draft framework of e-commerce policy

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Pakistan’s social media landscape dominated by males, females lag behind: Report

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Moody’s appreciates SBP move to prohibit virtual currencies

LAHORE: Moody’s on Monday stated the State Bank of Pakistan’s prohibition on banks from dealing in digital currencies was a credit positive move. The credit...

Facebook powers wide privacy debate over by tracking non-users

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Musk reiterates Tesla doesn’t need capital, projects profit in third & fourth quarter

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Learn how Facebook targets its users with advertisements

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Pakistan to get faster, reliable internet as China backed submarine cable to start operations...

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Bitcoin touches two-week highs

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USAID launches ‘Challenge Fund’ to support local SMEs, entrepreneurs

ISLAMABAD: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched the Challenge Fund in order to support the growth of small and medium-sized...

China’s Ant Financial looks to raise $8 billion from investors

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ADB to provide loan for IT park in Karachi

ISLAMABAD: Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Country Director for Pakistan Xiaohong Yang on Tuesday informed the Minister of State for Information Technology (IT) Anusha Rehman...

Fake websites promoting online earning targeting the youth

ISLAMABAD: Tempting and seductive advertisements of significant online earning may be a trap by cyber-mafia to pickpocket vulnerable people, especially the youth. Information technology (IT)...

Pakistan’s strengthening financial market attracts Chinese fintech giant

ISLAMABAD: As Pakistani market is attracting the attention of the Chinese entrepreneurs, a popular Chinese Fintech company, Webull, is all set to jump in...

India’s central bank clamps down on cryptocurrencies

MUMBAI: India’s central bank barred banks on Friday from having any links to virtual currency dealers, slashing the prices of bitcoin and other crypto-currencies...

Cryptocurrencies banned in Pakistan

KARACHI: In a new development, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has banned cryptocurrencies in the country. The booming industry that has had global investors...

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