How IT enabled a Matric-qualified carpenter earn $50,000 in 18 months

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Pakistan’s first blockchain-based cross border remittances service launched

The blockchain-powered remittance service will make round-the-clock, real-time money transfers between the two countries possible at a competitive exchange rate, with Alipay’s transaction fees waived during the one-year trial period

Bill Gates desires to invest heavily in Pakistan’s IT sector

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Amazon becomes most valuable publicly-traded company

The online sales goliath assumed the top spot after notching a 3.4 percent gain to finish with a market capitalisation of $796.8 billion, about $13.2 billion more than Microsoft

Chinese tech investors flee Silicon Valley as Trump tightens scrutiny

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Mercedes aims to be among top two players to scale autonomous tech: paper

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Samsung, Huawei supply majority of own modem chips, Qualcomm says

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Big IPOs eyeing a brittle Wall Street in 2019

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While PSX has a horrible year, one company more than doubled its share price

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Can ITU become Pakistan’s MIT?

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200 million people and zero unicorns

A successful Pakistani Silicon Valley entrepreneur opens up about building the next great startup in Pakistan

Huawei smartphone shipments surpass 200 million in 2018

In 2010, Huawei's smartphone shipments were 3 million units, according to market research firm IDC

Innovation, technology key to sustainable growth for economy: Bizfest18

LAHORE: Google Business Group (GBG) on Saturday held the #Bizfest18 where experts from various industries participated in panel discussions about the state of technology,...

OICCI stresses need for digital revolution in Pakistan

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Foxconn not in settlement talks with Qualcomm in Apple battle: attorney

Last week, Qualcomm secured a preliminary victory in a patent lawsuit in China that would have banned sales of some Apple iPhones there

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British supermarkets battle to secure stocks as chaotic Brexit looms

With no deal in sight as Britain’s March 29 exit date approaches, supermarkets are stockpiling, working on alternative supplies and testing new routes to cope with an expected logjam at the borders but say they face insurmountable barriers