Ministry targets an increase in software exports to $6b by 2020

According to a spokesperson of the Information Technology and Telecommunication Ministry, the government is aiming to boost software exports to $6b annually from the...

OLX : Simple Easy Fast

Two years ago in 2015, Nida and Danish – who were a newly married couple at the time – were looking for a place...

Daraz.pk : Let it live or let it die?

Rumour has it that Alibaba wants to buy Daraz.pk from Rocket Internet for $150 million (approx Rs 1500 crores). If the transaction goes through,...

Work on National E-commerce Policy underway

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor Ashraf Mahmood Wathra has announced on Thursday that the Ministry of Commerce and SBP are devising a national...

$1.5m investment deal signed between Techlogix & Karandaaz Pakistan

In an agreement signed between Karandaaz Pakistan and Techlogix, the former will be investing $1.5m with a vision to scale three new cloud-based verticals...

Nest I/O organizes Startup Weekend in Karachi

Startup Weekend was organised by the technology incubator The Nest I/O from the 24th to 26th of March in Karachi. This event is convened...

Clicks instead of bricks

E-grocery, commonly phrased as online grocery is expected to grow 9.5 percent worldwide to become a $9.4 billion industry this year. In another news,...

Third time lucky

After getting a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Fast University, Khurram Samad decided to use his skills and the best technology available at hand...

Pak, Korea sign agreement for establishment of IT Park

An agreement has been signed in Islamabad on Tuesday between the Ministry of Information Technology and Korea Exim Bank for Rs 10b loan announcing...

Intel shuts down offices in Pakistan

Intel Corporation has shut down operations in Pakistan recently as part of its global business strategy to concentrate on profitable markets and allow cost...

US tech giant IBM launches blockchain service

International Business Machines Corp has launched a service that will allow businesses to build applications on its cloud using blockchain code from the Hyperledger...

HEC and Microsoft partner up to host ‘Microsoft’s Imagine Cup’

Higher Education Commission (HEC) has partnered with Microsoft to bring the tech giant's global student competition: Imagine Cup, to Pakistan this year. The competition...

After a stellar entrepreneurial run, TRG is Zia Chishti’s swan song

The first thing you notice when you walk into Zia Chishti’s office in Washington DC is that you can see the White House from...

Alibaba explores possible entry into local e-commerce industry

After Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba , during World Economic Forum in January this year, company officials are now...

JPMorgan, Microsoft, Intel and others form new blockchain alliance

JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N), Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O), Intel Corp (INTC.O) and more than two dozen other companies have teamed up to develop standards...

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