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YouTube launches offline video feature for Pakistani video creators

YouTube launches offline video feature for Pakistani video creators

YouTube has officially launched the offline feature in Pakistan that would enable mobile users to watch the video without having the facility of internet, once they have buffered it. Google is launching a ‘YouTube Partner Program‘ in the country which will allow video creators, users and artists, to make money for their original work, according to Mashable. “We are delighted to ... Read More »

Pakistan hosts major space conference to inspire young people

President Mamnoon Hussain in a group photo with foreign delegates during the opening session of 2nd International Conference on Space at COMSTECH Secretariat, Islamabad

Pakistan to launch remote-sensing satellite in 2018: President Mamnoon shared at 2nd International Conference on Space Pakistan Space and Upper Atmo­sphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) will launch the country’s first remote-sensing satellite in March, 2018, President Mamnoon Hussain announced at the 2nd International Conference on Space (ICS-2016). Space technology is being actively used in the planning and monitoring of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor ... Read More »

Pakistan’s ‘Fitbit for Cows’ wins $10,000 at Pakistan Startup cup 2016

winners of Pakistan StartUp Cup 2016

Pakistani startup Cowlar won the top prize of Rs. 1 million at Pakistan Startup Cup 2016. Cowlar announces to establish a Cowlar Village with prize money Pakistani startup Cowlar, better known as ‘Fitbit for Cows’, has won the top prize of Rs. 1 million (US$100,000) at Pakistan Startup Cup 2016 held in Islamabad. The runner-up  startups are: CricFlex, Snooze Wear, Ghar Par. The Startup Cup ... Read More »

Apple unveils iPhone 7 with improved camera, no headphone jack

Apple unveils iPhone 7 with improved camera, no headphone jack

iPhone 7 and 7 Plus announced with water resistance, dual cameras, and no headphone jack Apple has officially unveiled its long-awaited iPhone 7, featuring waterproofing, a dual-lens camera, and wireless AirPod headphones. A shiny black finish and new home button also make its debut. Apple has also ditched the 16GB and 64GB models and introduced a new 256GB model – which ... Read More »

Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 sales, offers exchange after battery explosions

Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 sales after battery explosions

Samsung is recalling millions of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones worldwide after reports that the devices can catch fire while charging. Korean company is offering immediate exchanges and refunds. Samsung recalled its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on Friday after customers reported their batteries exploding or catching fire during charging. “It has been confirmed that it was a battery cell problem,” Koh ... Read More »

Pakistan launches first National Data Centre to accelerate digitization

Pakistan launches first National Data Centre to accelerate digitization

National Data Centre for e-governance is the top priority: IT Minister Anusha Rahman ISLAMABAD – National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC) inaugurates first ever National Data Centre of Pakistan in Islamabad.  National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC) has established a cloud-based NDC for the government and public sector entities. The inauguration ceremony held in the capital was attended by Minister of IT Ms Anusha ... Read More »

Careem partners with NEXT Inc. to launch self-driving electric pods

Careem to bring ‘self-driving electric pods’ to the Middle East

Driverless pods might be the future of public transportation as Careem partners with NEXT Future Transportation to launch self-driving electric pods in UAE Dubai-based ride-hailing app Careem, announced that it has signed a strategic partnership with Next Future Transportation Inc. to bring driverless transportation solutions to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The deal, described as a strategic partnership ... Read More »

Jazz launches National Incubation Center to nurture budding entrepreneurs

Incubation Center for startups

Jazz partners with Pakistan Government to launch first its kind innovation hub to nurture entrepreneurs from across Pakistan Pakistan’s new incubation center has been established to connect entrepreneurs, innovators and investors, while providing state-of-the-art incubation facilities to them. The official inauguration ceremony for Jazz’s National Incubation Center (NIC) was held at the National Information Technology Board. The ceremony was attended ... Read More »

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