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Twitter aims to boost appeal with new 280-character tweet limit

Twitter says this major shift aims to address “a major cause of frustration” of many users Twitter – social networking service is testing allowing tweets to be expanded to 280 characters—double the existing limit—in the latest effort to boost flagging growth at the social network. Chief executive of the company  Jack Dorsey fired off what may be one of the first expanded ... Read More »

Xiaomi’s Smart Bedroom lets you control everything without moving

Xiaomi and Aqara Smart Bedroom are available on TMall with a price tag of $114 After successfully gaining popularity in the world of smart phone, smart computer and smart watch technology giants has turned towards “Smart Bedroom Set” which shows Technology domination in every aspect of our lives. The Chinese company, Xiaomi and its partner Aqara has announced a new product ... Read More »

Pakistan permitted Bank of China to start operations

Pakistan permitted Bank of China to begin operations

State Bank’s permission to Bank of China will enhance the relations between the two countries Pakistan’s State Bank has allowed the Chinese government-owned Bank of China Limited (BoC) to start its banking business after BoC fulfilled all the significant regulatory and operational requirements. According to a statement the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Bank of China Limited has been granted ... Read More »

Spain became third largest export market for Pakistani commodities

Pakistan’s exports to Spain surged to $934.03 million in 2016-17, Commercial Counsellor to Spain Since European Union awarded GSP Plus status to Pakistan, it has boosted the country’s export rate to European countries. Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) status allows Pakistan’s 20 percent exports to enter the EU market at zero tariff and 70 per cent at preferential rates. EU ... Read More »

iPhone X – Apple’s best phone ever is here

iPhone X - Apple’s best phone ever is here

iPhone X is loaded with new features that consumers will probably love Yesterday, Apple has unveiled its most waited smartphones iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X formally pronounced iPhone 10. The Californian smartphones firm unleashed the brand new product at a glittering ceremony held in its new “spaceship” headquarters. iPhone X, which has been called the future of the ... Read More »

Pakistan plans to expand ferry service from Karachi to Doha, Dubai and Muscat

Pakistan plans to expand ferry service from Karachi to Doha, Dubai and Muscat

Pakistan recently waived off Gwadar port charges for the next 14 years to make the service competitive The Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC) is expanding its planned ferry service from Karachi to nearby coastal cities Doha, Dubai, and Muscat The plane about expanding the services was revealed in a set of documents received from the Ministry of Ports and Shipping. ... Read More »

Huawei surpassed Apple to became second largest smartphone brand

Huawei surpasses Apple to became second largest smartphone brand

Huawei beaten Apple’s global smartphone sales in June and July this year China’s leading smartphone maker Huawei has overtaken its major rival Apple to become the world’s second biggest smartphone manufacturer after Samsung. Huawei is sending iPhone maker into third place for the first time since Blackberry and Nokia ruled the market. According to Hong Kong-based figures from Counterpoint Research, Huawei’s ... Read More »

Turkey gifts tea-processing plant to Pakistan

Turkey gifts tea-processing plant to Pakistan

The plant will be set up in Shinkiari, near Mansehra – Pakistan’s first tea garden where black and green tea is produced Pakistan’s brotherhood country Turkey has gifted an automatic tea-processing plant to provide support the country’s tea-growing efforts based on modern technology. According to the information, Turkey’s Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock has sent a latest automatic tea-processing ... Read More »

Pakistan is the third largest investors in Dubai’s real estate market

Pakistanis spend $817 million on Dubai property in six months

Pakistanis made transactions worth more than Dh7 billion in Dubai’s real estate market Pakistanis have emerged as the third largest real estate investors in Dubai, according to the report reveals Dubai Land Department (DLD). Pakistani nationals were listed at third number after UAE on the lead and India on second position. Pakistanis made 5,398 real estate transactions pumping about AED7 ... Read More »

HBL to close New York operations as regulator seeks $630m penalty

HBL to close New York operations as regulator seeks $630m penalty

HBL got fined for “serious deficiencies” in its anti-money laundering programme spanning Pakistan’s largest private bank Habib Bank Limited announced to wind up its operations in New York after getting $630m penalty notice form United States regulatory department. According to the press release of State Bank Pakistan, HBL New York branch has received a notice of New York State Department of ... Read More »

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