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2 weeks ago

Branding

A Slice of History: Wonders of Pakistan on Google Cultural Institute

Google Cultural Institute is an initiative by the corporate giant to consolidate all the important aspects of our history at a single location. The institute was launched in 2011 with the goal to make our history easily accessible and available to each one of us and also to preserve the great moments and monuments of…

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3 weeks ago

Digital Living

Google Doodles For Pakistan: 2011 – 2015

For the 5th year in a row, Google has commemorated Pakistan’s Independence Day (14th of August) with a customized Google Doodle on their Google Pakistan homepage. You can see the five doodles below, starting with this year’s: 2015 2014   2013   2012   2011   2014 Doodle 2014’s Doodle outlined the Pakistan Monument, Pakistan’s…

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4 months ago

General

DubaiCars.com – Portal for Online Car Sales

Buying or selling a used car is a tricky business that has been greatly eased by the availability of online portals that are custom-built for this purpose. The ease of accessing and filtering information on these portals is a key differentiating characteristic versus the options of working directly with dealers and making purchasing decisions on…

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DubaiCars.com – Portal for Online Car Sales in the UAE

4 months ago

Technology

Comparison of Internet Speeds: US vs Pakistan

One can safely state that Pakistan is way behind its peers and developed countries in terms of the connectivity of internet available to its population. A simple example of this lag is the timing of the launch of 3G in the country – at a time when the rest of the world is starting to…

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5 months ago

Education

The World of Free Online Courses

LinkedIn’s upcoming acquisition of Lynda.com for $1.5 billion shows not only the potential for synergies between the world’s largest portal for professionals and an online training portal, but also the potential for online training and education programs on their own. While Lynda.com charges money for the training that it provides online, there are several online…

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The World of Free Online Courses

5 months ago

Entrepreneurship

6 Pakistani Startups that received foreign funding in the last 2 years  

The startup dream that often alludes entrepreneurs in Pakistan goes in one of two directions. The first hope is to develop a product or service that monetizes the Pakistani market’s potential – be it the 180 million large population, growing number of mobile or internet users or the rising youth in the country. The second,…

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6 Pakistani Startups that received foreign funding in the last 2 years

5 months ago

Marketing

4 Top AdSense Alternatives for Publishers

Google’s dominance of the advertising space means that its AdSense service for publishers outranks all the other providers in terms of its payouts, access to advertisers and quality of ads. They do, however, have program policies that need to be met before an AdSense account gets approved. There is also the case of getting banned…

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4 Top AdSense Alternatives for Publishers

5 months ago

Android

Noticeable Lawsuits Against Google

Life as one of the world’s leading technology companies isn’t all fun and games. Google, which provides leading services as the Google search engine, Gmail, Google Maps and YouTube (among many others) has had its fair share of time in the courts. As the saying goes, with great power comes great responsibility, it would be…

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Noticeable Lawsuits Against Google

5 months ago

Business

Pakistani Government Sells 42% of HBL

The Pakistani government announced its sale of a 42% stake in Pakistan’s largest bank (HBL). Here is all of what you need to know about the latest sale of HBL shares by the Pakistani Government: 1. What is HBL?  HBL (previously Habib Bank Limited) is Pakistan’s largest bank by a number of measures: assets, deposits…

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5 months ago

Smartphones

Budget Tabs in Pakistan

When you are looking for affordable tablets in Pakistan, there are a few things that you should know about how the market works. Unfortunately, things don’t work the same way they do with phones and tablets’ prices and quality is dependent on features that are not key to phones. Understanding Specifications: Battery Time and Connectivity…

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Budget Tabs in Pakistan

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