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5 days ago

Business

What Rozee.pk’s $6.5m funding means for the Pakistani Job Market

Rozee.pk recently raised over $6.5 million in Series C venture funding from Vostok Nafta and Piton Capital Lead Investment to drive its growth. Considering Pakistan is world’s sixth-most populous country and has a growing middle-class, you will be see a massive surge in the number of job applications in the next few years which only…

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rozeepk

1 week ago

Digital Living

First-hand (or wrist) interview with an unlikely Apple Watch user

I’ve been really curious about the new Apple Watch and so I asked a lot of my friends if they were getting one. No one in my (baby boomer) circle planned on making that purchase. I heard indications that they would take a while to ship, but I was really curious to check one out,…

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interview with an apple watch user

1 week ago

Business

3 Bahadur and Pakistan’s Animation Industry

In recent years, Pakistan has witnessed an unprecedented growth in animation startups and with the release of animation movies like Burka Avenger and 3 Bahadur, the talent has only begun to unleash itself. But while Burka Avenger was a short video series, 3 Bahadur is Pakistan’s first full-length animation officially releasing in Pakistani cinemas on…

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3 Bahadur and Pakistan’s Animation Industry

3 weeks ago

Entrepreneurship

A Rendezvous with an Ethical Hacker

Tell us a little bit about yourself. My name is Rafay Baloch and I am the founder of RHA InfoSec with advanced expertise in Network Security and Web Application Penetration Testing. I have specialized in finding security vulnerabilities in Web applications, frameworks and browsers, bypassing web application firewalls and filters of modern web-browsers. So how…

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rafay baloch hacker

3 weeks ago

Marketing

GM of Pakistan’s #1 Digital Agency is Against AdExchange Replica Idea

To counter various issues with international ad networks, some local media groups are considering creating their own. The prominent issues that publishers are trying to get around include restrictions that allow only 3 ad units on publisher sites, low CPM due to contextual irrelevance, weak city based targeting and banning sites for publishing replicated content. I reached out to Faisal…

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GM of Pakistan’s #1 Digital Agency is Against AdExchange Replica Idea

3 weeks ago

Business

Ruba Digital Launches a new Online Electronics Marketplace

While there doesn’t seem to be a dearth of online electronic marketplaces in Pakistan, it seems that the bandwagon isn’t full yet and there’s still much to offer. This is perhaps what Ruba Digital thought when it launched a new online marketplace in Pakistan – JoChaho.pk – that it aims to register as a separate…

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Ruba Digital Launches a new Online Electronics Marketplace

1 month ago

Digital Living

How to Shut up Friends and Family Who Tell You to “Get a Real Job”

Are you a webmaster? Are you a freelancer? Do you run a home business? Has anyone ever heard what you do for a living and told you to “get a real job?” Oh, how that used to piss me off! Don’t people understand that working for yourself and working from home still have one key…

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How to Shut up Friends and Family Who Tell You to “Get a Real Job”

1 month ago

Digital Living

How Much Does Google Really Know About You? – infographic

This infographic, created by Conosco, takes a closer look at all the things Google could know about you (e.g your emails, browsing data, etc.). It’s impossible to prove whether Google actually holds onto all of this information, but there’s a good argument that since they have access to it, they probably use it.

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How Much Does Google Know About You - Infographic

1 month 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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1 month ago

Opinion

Is Pakistan Ready for Drone Delivery? Apparently Not

Considering the traffic issue in Karachi, the unreliability of some delivery staff, various legal implications involved in the instant nature of delivery and the risk to delivery staff life, we wondered how soon the market can expect drone delivery.To gain a market need perspective, I spoke to the men behind leading instant delivery & fast…

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Is Pakistan Ready for Drone Delivery? Apparently Not.

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