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Noria redefines Air Conditioners as we know it

Noria smart AC will fit any window

The new, ultra-efficient, portable air-conditioner is easy to install and can be controlled from your mobile too Air conditioners are a necessity in sweltering summers, however, the bulky size of AC and complex installation can be a real pain. But with the Noria, those painful are over now. Noria claims to be the “first window air conditioner designed entirely with you in mind.” ... Read More »

Dubai fast moving towards a self-driving future

Dubai fast moving towards a self-driving future

Dubai, already home to the world’s tallest building, is looking to get ahead by getting out of the driver’s seat. Dubai has adopted a smart self-driving transport strategy by which, 25 percent of all the vehicles by 2030. Sheikh Mohammad said, ‘By 2030, 25 percent of all transportation trips in Dubai will be smart and driverless. The strategy is projected ... Read More »

Lincoln Corner to be set up at Information Technology University Lahore

US Deputy Chief of Mission Jonathan Pratt and ITU Vice Chancellor Dr. Umar Saif sign MoU to establish a partnership between the University and the U.S. Consulate General in Lahore to build a Lincoln Corner on the University’s campus

Lincoln Corner to be established at Information Technology University in Lahore as partnership between the University and the U.S. Consulate General in Lahore LAHORE – Information Technology University (ITU) Vice Chancellor Umar Saif and the American embassy’s Deputy Chief of Mission Jonathan Pratt signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Tuesday to establish a Lincoln Corner at the University’s campus. “Lincoln Corners ... Read More »

Google and FAO ushering into new era of environmental literacy

Google and FAO ushering into new era of environmental literacy

Geospatial forestry information is a first step in almost real-time natural resources management revolution ROME (Italy) — FAO and Google are working together to make high-resolution satellite data an everyday tool in managing the world’s natural resources in a joint effort that is changing the way the world goes about pursuing sustainable development. Director-General José Graziano da Silva and Rebecca Moore, Engineering Manager ... Read More »

Amsterdam named 2016 European capital of innovation

Amsterdam named 2016 European capital of innovation

Amsterdam was recognized for its good start-up climate and its sharing economy, as well as the way city officials approach innovation issues. Amsterdam has been chosen as European capital of innovation in the annual iCapital competition organised by the European Commission. Dutch News reported on Friday that the city won the E.C.’s annual iCapital competition, whose prize is €950,000 ($1.082 ... Read More »

PTA launches Mobile App Awards Pakistan 2016

Mobile Awards

Pakistan’s 2016 Mobile App Awards focus on to harness the power of technology to promote inclusion and accessibility as well as equal participation of persons with disabilities in the society ISLAMABAD – The 2016 edition of the Pakistan Mobile App Awards has been launched with the focus on mobile phone accessibility for persons with disabilities. The theme for this year’s awards ... Read More »

Pakistan needs advanced seed potato technology to boost output

potato-farms

Seminar on food security and the future perspectives of potato production held at Faisalabad Agricultural University by Netherlands embassy FAISALABAD (Pakistan) – Renowned Dutch agriculture expert, Romke Wustman, who is visiting Pakistan, has advised the country to ensure use of technology at all stages of potato production from seed to storage as well to improve economic benefit to farmers and other stakeholders. ... Read More »

Top 10 Travel Apps for 2016

Travel Apps

Whether you’re travelling abroad or just visiting new towns in your country, there are a lot of free apps to help you get the most from your next trip. Check out this list of amazing travel app By Salma Khalid Khan Traveling to new places can be both fun and exciting but it can also be frustrating at times. But ... Read More »

ICCI and UNIDO launch Women Business Growth Centre

Women Business Growth Centre launched in Islamabad on Women's Day

Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and industry and UNIDO launch Women Business Growth Center and Women in Cleantech Campaign on the International Women’s Day 2016 ISLAMABAD – Women Business Growth Centre (WBGC) was launched in Islamabad on International Women’s Day by Islamabad Chamber of Commerce (ICCI) and Industry (ICCI) in collaboration with United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). At this occasion, UNIDO in collaboration ... Read More »

Uber finally launches in Pakistan

Uber finally launches in Pakistan

Pakistan is the 69th country where Uber has launched its services as part of a $250 million drive into Asia LAHORE – World’s most popular taxi-hailing app Uber has launched their services in Pakistan. Uber has initially been launched in Lahore and will later extend its services in Islamabad and Karachi. “Lahore is our first city globally to have launched cash ... Read More »

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