No better time than now, to move back!

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Toshiba not impressed by Western Digital’s last-ditch chip bid

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Ministry of information and technology seeks government approval to test 5G

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Softbank buys robotics leader Boston Dynamics from Google

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Punjab Budget FY 2017-18: Confusion persists over sales tax on internet services

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Uber reports $708m loss as revenue grows

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Inbox tech IPO planned for June

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IT sector exports reach $3.1b in FY 2016-17

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Budget 2017-18: E-payment gateway to be launched by SBP at cost of Rs200m

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Digital Pakistan Policy 2016-17 being formulated to transform IT sector

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FINCA: Leading the way towards increased financial inclusion

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Jazz cements leadership position in telecommunications in Pakistan

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Augere launches LTE services for corporate sector in 11 cities

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No subscription service coming soon for Twitter: Dorsey

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