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PayPal and AliPay to be launched in Pakistan soon

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Pakistan opening up to online payment systems like PayPal and AliPay As international investors seeks to deploy their business in Pakistan’s market especially in China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Pakistan government realised the absence of e-commerce payment gateways in Pakistan. IT minister Anusha Rehman said Pakistan is set to invite global online payment giants PayPal and Alibaba to offer their services ... Read More »

EU fines Facebook $122 million over ‘misleading’ WhatsApp takeover

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Facebook fine became third social media’s penalty in Europe within a week Facebook has been fined by the European Commission for “providing misleading information” during its 2014 acquisition of WhatsApp. The European Commission called it a “proportionate and deterrent fine”. European Union’s competition commissioner Margarethe Vestager said that Facebook had falsely claimed it was technically impossible to automatically combine user information from ... Read More »

KP Launches Digital Strategy at Digital Youth Summit 2017

KP Launches Digital Strategy at Digital Youth Summit 2017

Digital Youth Summit is joint initiative of KP-ITB and World Bank which is powered by Jazz Khyber Pakhtunkhwa unveiled its Digital Strategy during the fourth Digital Youth Summit (DYS) 2017 to empower regional youth with skills, access, and markets exposure to opportunities in the digital economy. The Digital Youth Summit (DYS) is a technology conference and startup expo that takes place ... Read More »

MoIT encourages women by introducing ‘work from home’ policy

MoIT encourages women by introducing ‘work from home policy’

Policy offers female employees to work more conveniently and productively, Minster IT Anusha Rehman Currently, world has become a global village with the rapid growth in the field of Information & Technology. Pakistan’s Ministry of Information Technology has taken an encouraging initiative after launching “Work from Home Policy” for female employees. Minister for Information Technology & Telecom Anusha Rehman unveiled ... Read More »

WhatsApp new feature will let you pin your favourites chats on top

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User press the favorite chat and selects the Pin symbol from the prompt list WhatsApp, most popular smartphone messaging application with over 1.2 billion users has reportedly been testing a feature that allows users to pin conversations with their favorite contacts to the top to the Chats tab. Most of the times during WhatsApp chats the important contact may get ... Read More »

Jazz launches ride-hailing service ‘mLift’ in twin cities

Jazz launches ride-hailing service ‘mLift’

Jazz’s ride-hailing service is currently an exclusive service for Jazz customer but will be available for all after launch of the app After the successful launch of global ride-hailing companies, Uber and Careem in Pakistan, now he largest telecommunication company in Pakistan, Jazz, has launched its own ride-hailing service. Jazz’s ride-hailing service is called “mLift’ will connect rider with drivers over IVR or ... Read More »

200 Free WiFi Hotspots Project to be launched in 6 cities of Punjab

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Punjab CM inaugurates free WiFi facility for Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Multan, Bahawalpur and Murree Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif has inaugurated the free WiFi service in different cities of Punjab. Initially available in Lahore, Rawalpindi, and Multan, the availability would be expanded to Bahawalpur, Faisalabad and Murree very soon. These wifi hotspots will be available at different locations including bus ... Read More »

Karandaaz launches FinTech Challenge 2017 with funding of up to $100,000

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Karandaaz is inviting FinTech startups to pitch their innovative ideas and win funding support of up to $100,000. The FinTech Disrupt Challenge 2017 has been announced by Karandaaz Pakistan, in partnership with IBA Aman Center for Entrepreneurial Development. Karandaaz is inviting FinTech startups to pitch their innovative ideas and win funding support of up to $100,000. Grants will be given to the ... Read More »

World’s first flying car is taking pre-orders for 2020 delivery

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AeroMobil starts taking pre-orders for its ‘first edition’ flying car If you are wondering it’s 2017, where’s my flying car already? Then this Slovakian company called AeroMobil has the answer for you. AeroMobil has just unveiled its version of a flying car, a light-framed plane whose wings can fold back, like an insect, and is boosted by a hybrid engine ... Read More »

Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited partners with PITB to promote startups

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Pakistan Stock Exchange and Punjab Information Technology Board sign MoU to facilitate technological entrepreneurship Pakistan Stock Exchange and Punjab Information Technology Board have joined hands to encourage technological entrepreneurship and provide a nurturing ecosystem for the growth of technology startups in the country. During the ceremony PSX Managing Director Nadeem Naqvi and PITB Chairman Umar Saif signed a Memorandum of ... Read More »

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