Karachi restaurants suspend delivery through Foodpanda

KARACHI: Citing "unfair practices" as reasons, the All Pakistan Restaurant Association (APRA) has announced suspension of business with mobile food delivery marketplace...

PTA proposes regulations under Mobile Device Manufacturing Policy

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has prepared a draft of regulations to be enforced under the first-ever Mobile Device Manufacturing Policy in...

Chinese robots to be employed for Matiari-Lahore transmission line 

ISLAMABAD: China is all set to employ first Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to the infrastructure projects being constructed under the China-Pakistan Economic...

China’s expanded export controls pose fresh challenge to global tech industry

SHANGHAI: The latest additions to China’s list of controlled technology exports could upset a broad range of industries and raise the possibility that...

Data usage jumped 25pc, revenue from voice traffic declined 10pc during lockdown

ISLAMABAD:  Apart from other impacts of the outbreak of coronavirus, the lockdowns and work from home initiatives have also changed the consumers’...

MAGniTT’s first report outside MENA region bodes well for Pakistani startups

ISLAMABAD: Dubai-based venture data platform MAGNiTT has revealed that Pakistan-based companies raised $10 million in H1 2020, a decline of nine percent from...

Why digital media agencies are reluctant to join the PBA digital media wing

The Pakistan Broadcasters Association announced the formation of a digital media wing that they claim will represent the business interests of digital publishers, apps, and digital advertising agencies. Advertising agencies are sceptical about the initiative.

Govt to improve mobile broadband services, expand network

ISLAMABAD: The government is taking steps to improve the broadband services and expand the network as it has started to work on...

President Alvi for devising e-strategy on agriculture

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has said that it is imperative for the country to devise an "e-strategy on agriculture" and introduce...

Z2C-backed universal checkout solution bSecure enters beta

The universal checkout solution aims to help online merchants and digital publishers increase the checkout conversion rate by simplifying the checkout process

Hackers delete Bykea database, company unaffected due to backups

LAHORE: Early on Tuesday morning, Bykea experienced a breach wherein hackers managed to infiltrate and delete an entire database, though the company...

PTA bans five dating apps citing ‘immoral content’

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has blocked five dating and live streaming applications citing "immoral content", it said in a statement on...

Bytedance names Jack of Digital as TikTok reseller in Pakistan

Digital advertising products under the video-sharing social networking service will now be sold by Jack of Digital in Pakistan, consisting of reservation ads, the branded hashtag challenge, auction ads, and more

PTA asks TikTok to block ‘vulgar, immoral content’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Monday asked TikToK to block the vulgar, indecent and immoral content for viewership in Pakistan. "Keeping in...

Pakistani e-commerce platform PriceOye announces six-figure funding in recent round

LAHORE: E-commerce platform PriceOye on Saturday announced that it has raised six-figure funding in its ongoing pre Series-A round led by a...