TikTok overpowers Google and Facebook with worldwide app downloads

On the App Store, TikTok overtook apps created by Google, Facebook, and Zoom as the preferred video-sharing social networking service worldwide, while ranking third on Google Play Store with apps by Facebook and Snap Inc sharing the top five slot

Karachi-based Bazaar Technologies secures $6.5m in seed funding to digitise mom-and-pop stores

With recent funding, Bazaar plans to expand its footprint across Pakistan, build its product capabilities and offer value added services to customers

‘Pakistan to launch its own WhatsApp-like app by June’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has planned to launch its own WhatsApp-like messaging app, Smart Office, by June 2021, besides expediting work on finalising the...

Signal, Telegram see demand spike as new WhatsApp terms stir debate

Signal and Telegram messaging apps are seeing a sudden increase in demand after larger rival WhatsApp’s updated terms of service raised eyebrows...

Free WiFi facility remains functional, to be expanded to all Punjab districts: PITB

LAHORE: The facility of free WiFi remains active and functional at all public places in the province, Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB)...

Facebook’s advertising integrity chief leaves company

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Inc’s chief of advertising integrity, who handled the company’s ad products around sensitive subjects such as politics and coronavirus...

‘SBP committed to making supply chains cashless’

LAHORE: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Deputy Governor Sima Kamil said on Tuesday that the central bank is committed to digitizing corporate...

‘Google, Facebook agreed to team up against possible antitrust action’

NEW YORK: Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google agreed to “cooperate and assist one another” in case of an investigation into their...

Uber launches new delivery interface in Pakistan

Uber in Pakistan has announced the launch of Uber Connect, a delivery tech solution that enables users to send/receive packages and request...

Integry raises $1 million pre-seed

The news comes just as the software integration market has heated up due to COVID-19.

China removes TripAdvisor, 104 other apps from stores under cleansing campaign

HONG KONG: China has removed 105 apps including that of US travel firm TripAdvisor Inc from app stores in the country, under...

SBP sees significant growth in online transactions during July-Sept quarter

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan on Thursday released its Quarterly Payment System Review (QPSR) report for the first quarter (July-September) of the...

Pakistan’s IT exports, tech stocks set to boom in next decade: report

LAHORE: With more than 20,000 graduates entering the workforce each year in the technology sector and a prevailing pool of more than...

021Disrupt 2020 to host more than 5,000 innovators, entrepreneurs, disruptors in Pakistan

021Disrupt, Pakistan’s premier technology and entrepreneurship conference by The Nest I/O, is all set to take place virtually from November 30th -...

IT minister launches Rolling Spectrum Strategy 2020-23

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Syed Aminul Haque on Monday launched the Rolling Spectrum Strategy 2020-2023. Addressing the launching ceremony,...