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Graduate student at UT Austin. Interested in international technology and energy trends, and other things. Twitter: @iamhummayun

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3 weeks ago

Digital Living

Buying Apparel Online: What Are Your Options?

If you want to buy clothes online in Pakistan, there is not only a wide variety of options in terms of independent and outlet websites, you can also find products from different price levels, from small boutiques to large collections, from national level brands to names you would not have heard of. For a lot…

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3 weeks ago

Digital Living

A Look at Tech/Electronics E-Commerce Stores in Pakistan

E-commerce in Pakistan has expanded manifold since its inception a few years ago. Today, we see websites selling everything from cars to property to cosmetics – the beginning however was with electronics, and specifically, with mobile phones. Early adopters saw the opportunity of selling electronics online – an easy choice as consumers have a clear…

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2 months ago

Startup

Odd Jobber: Uber for Rickshaws, ODesk for Low-Income Workers

As Uber has grown synonymous with cab service around the world, and conventional cab services have also adopted to new technology via mobile apps, a startup in Lahore (IdeaCentricity), Pakistan is bringing the rickshaw market up-to-speed with modern technology. Rickshaws in Pakistan, and especially Lahore, are not a dying mode of  transportation competing with cars –…

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2 months ago

Digital Living

Halaat-o-Meter: Kiya Halaat Bhi Kharab Hain?

Ever felt the need to be up-to-date about the conditions of a certain neighborhood in the aftermath of a protest, violent event or any other disturbance? Or find out if the traffic situation on a highway or in an area has improved since there was news about a protest on that road? Recent political activism…

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2 months ago

Startup

Netpura: Pakistan’s Change.org/Twitter?

At the time of writing this article, it seems that Netpura has been taken offline. The website prompts you for a password without asking for a login and the social media pages for the app have their last activity more than 2 months ago. Having looked the idea over, it did have some sort of…

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2 months ago

Startup Advice

Startup92.com: Information Portal for Pakistan’s Startup Ecosystem

In the last couple of years, Pakistan has seen a large spur of growth in the start-up sector, ranging from an increase in the numbers of start-ups, incubators, working spaces and the general buzz around the sector. Such a growing ecosystem needs an organization that focuses on being a source of all relevant news and information– Startup92…

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2 months ago

Startup

Ghonsla.com: Is your building insulated?

In an energy-starved country where consumers of electricity and gas are struggling to cope with the lack of supply, any steps toward mitigating this supply-demand gap are welcome. One such initiative in this direction is Ghonsla – a business providing insulation services in Pakistan. Energy Efficiency in Buildings The brick and mortar building material used in…

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2 months ago

Startup

Rashanlelo.pk: Grocery Delivered to Your Doorstep (in Karachi)

With the world of online shoppers expanding each day around the world, the growth of the phenomena in developing countries like Pakistan is only a matter of time and initiative by local businessmen. The comfort and easy of online shopping is already accepted by consumers, the ball is in the businesses’ court about how they…

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2 months ago

General

Jal Bujh: Where Smartphones meet the Geyser

Smart homes are becoming a big market in the developed world where you can control your home and appliances from your phone in plenty of different ways. In the developing world, the realities are a bit different and so are the needs of the market. The problem A significant portion of natural gas usage in…

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2 months ago

Startup

Taazi.com: Legal Online Music in Pakistan

Ever since YouTube was banned in Pakistan more than two years, local techies and entrepreneurs have tried different ideas to capitalize on the immense opportunity that gap created. Even though a couple met with some success (like tune.pk), the basis were shoddy and unoriginal. Massively uploading videos left and right, or providing a plug-in to…

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