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1 day ago

Education

When people say Pakistani youth has undoubtedly great potential then perhaps these are not mere words! They have proved their intellect, passion and confidence on many forums in the recent past. This time again a young team of students from NUST university are about to represent themselves and their country in world ROBO Cup organized…

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5 days ago

Digital Living

Bitcoin may be geared to take off in the rest of the world in 2016, but few in Pakistan seem to understand – much less use – the digital currency. With Bitcoin trading at almost 67,000 PKR (at the time of writing) per Bitcoin, it’s no surprise there’s a lot of interest in the digital currency,…

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6 days ago

Startup

Club Internet is a Pakistani tech startup which is geared towards social enterprising. It was founded with an aim to connect 4.3 billion of the earth’s population to the internet using web literacy campaign and social platforms. Interestingly, the amount of people who do not use Internet in the world is the same. The start-up…

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1 week ago

News

A hackathon is a gathering where programmers collaboratively code in software development in an extreme manner over a short period of time. Different universities and companies organize a number of hackathons in the country. Subsequently, there is one hackathon that is being arranged in the capital of country, Islamabad, by Code for Pakistan and its…

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1 week ago

Technology

China has reduced their dependency on imported technology, primarily from United States of America, as they have built world’s fastest supercomputer by using domestic chip technology. It is the first time that a supercomputer is manufactured by Chinese-designed semiconductors, subsequently posing a challenge to US. The name of the newly-produced machine is Sunway TaihuLight which…

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2 weeks ago

Android

There is an app for about everything. If you want to measure how many steps you walk in a day, you can get have that app in your smartphone by downloading it. If you want to swap your face with your friend, you can have that particular ‘face-swapping’ app installed in your phone. But when…

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2 weeks ago

News

Microsoft is buying world’s largest professional network, LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, the company announced. Microsoft will pay $196 per share for the company. Microsoft and LinkedIn Corporation have entered into a definitive agreement under which LinkedIn will retain its ‘distinct brand, culture and independence.’ Jeff Weiner will remain CEO of LinkedIn, reporting to Satya Nadella,…

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4 weeks ago

News

Some four months ago, the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication had proposed a total layout of Rs. 2457.832 million under the Public Sector Development Program (PSDP) for the fiscal year 2016-17. However, Government of Pakistan allocated less than a billion, Rs. 938.02 million to be precise, from Public Sector Development Program (PSDP) 2016-17 for…

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4 weeks ago

News

Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar, presented budgetary proposals for financial year 2016-17 before the National Assembly on Friday. The federal government unveiled Rs. 800 billion development budget, an amount that is Rs. 100 billion higher than last year. Ishaq Dar has proposed extension in an exemption to export on IT services and products until June 2019….

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4 weeks ago

News

Due to copyrights infringement and intellectual property rights, four IBA students-cum-entrepreneurs have been put behind the bars in a very rare case, according to media reports in Pakistan. The budding entrepreneurs launched a financial portal titled ‘Investors Lounge’ for investors to see updated financial data on things like stocks, mutual funds, and commodities. For the…

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