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2 weeks ago

Business

As part of its efforts to attain high revenue target for the current fiscal, the Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) has collaborated with the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), to introduce an invoice monitoring system for beauty parlours running across the province. In addition, the salon service provider sector has been given potential taxpayer status now, aiming…

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2 weeks ago

News

Fast-growing Pakistan, estimated to be the sixth-largest country by population, kicked off its first national census in 19 years on Wednesday, a delay caused by a lack of funds, political squabbling and too few available troops to oversee security. Around 118,000 “enumerators” in 63 districts began the 70-day data-gathering campaign, flanked by police and soldiers,…

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2 weeks ago

Smartphones

Getting Android to run on iOS is one of the ultimate achievements for hacking, as the locked-down nature of Apple’s platform makes that extremely hard to do. The Eye is an iPhone case seeking funding on Kickstarter that looks to be the next contender for running iOS and Android on one device, by taking the…

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2 weeks ago

Digital Living

A fake facial recognition app that claimed to be able to identify strangers from a photograph has turned out to be a publicity stunt. Facezam claimed it could identify people by matching a photo of them with their Facebook profile. It was claimed that all users had to do is take a picture of someone on the street and run it through the…

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2 weeks ago

Android

Google’s wide variety of customization options in its android operating system is one of the competitive advantages that it has over Apple’s IOS. Apple could never allow the same feature for its iPhone and iPad users. Conversely, android users who don’t have the knowledge of how their smartphone should look like, face problem employing such…

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2 weeks ago

Apps

Chinese mobile app economy has progressively improved in the past few years and is only set to continue on an upward trajectory as smartphone penetration peaks and sales keep roaring ahead, according to a report issued by a leading industry observer. Talking to Xinhua, Bertrand Schmitt, co-founder and CEO of App Annie, said: “China’s app economy is…

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2 weeks ago

Entrepreneurship

The significance of involving women in formal workforce has been realized by the masses lately which is encouraging since many organizations contribute to this cause. Similar initiative has been taken by Karandaaz Pakistan as it has launched its second Innovation Challenge Fund to support start-ups and women led enterprises in Pakistan. The Senior Manager Knowledge…

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2 weeks ago

Business

** Editor’s Note: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has announced on Friday – March 17, 2017, that at present no regulatory framework exists in the country for permitting crowd funding. “Arazi Ventures has not approached the SECP for approval of any such scheme,” the SECP statement said. ** Arazi Ventures has launched NEST, a technology-enabled…

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2 weeks ago

Launch

The government of Punjab has introduced a new digital system for all its police stations, investing a colossal amount of Rs990 million. PITB Digitizes All 712 Police Stations On Saturday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif initiated the project to computerize all the 712 police stations of Punjab. Punjab Information and Technology Board (PITB) developed the software for…

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2 weeks ago

News

If the news is to be believed, Amazon is deciding to launch one or more devices powered by Alexa with an additional voice-calling feature, later this year. Amazon might also introduce a new feature through which two people can communicate with each other by using Alexa-powered devices. What is Alexa? Alexa is actually a component…

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