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French President Macron launches tech visa for...

June 25, 2017

PARIS: New French President Emmanuel Macron has launched a technology visa for startup founders, employees and investors in a bid to attract international tech startups to come to France, reported CNBC. The visa, aptly named “Talent Passport”, will surely make it easier for overseas talent to work in France while the new rules and regulation […]

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Botsify: A Pakistani Startup Making Its Way...

June 24, 2017

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an emerging field that has been making waves in the tech industry all around the world. Robots and self-driving cars have been long associated with the applications of AI, but one of the most intriguing applications of AI is the chatbot. Chatbots are artificially intelligent computer programs that chat just as […]

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Airfrov gets funded by East Ventures

June 21, 2017

Airfrov is a Singapore based startup that gets travelers to bring back overseas products for customers, eliminating many import and customs handling issues. Its distinctive business model works through the demands presented by the shoppers. The company has recently secured a funded of half a million dollars from East Ventures. The money gained by the […]

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Japan Receives Pakistani Auto Rickshaws

June 19, 2017

It is a common practice to see people in Pakistan importing cars from foreign countries, especially Japan. However, the unexpected has happened, as a local company of Pakistan has started the business of exporting the local auto Rickshaws to Japan. The four stroke CNG autorickshaw has made its way through the markets of Japan. The […]

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WhatsApp for iPhone has just been updated

June 16, 2017

The popular messaging app is introducing an array of interesting new features such as photo filters, automatic albums and an improved way of replying to messages. Most of the iPhone users just love to take photographs. With the updated filters, they can edit their photographs, videos, and even gifs before sharing them with their friends. […]

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Sindh Government Continues to Drive Away Exports...

June 15, 2017

The Sindh Government has announced through the Sindh Budget 2017-18 that it plans to continue imposing sales tax on exports of Information Technology enabled services (commonly known as call centers and BPO services). This treatment is unique to only Sindh where exports and foreign exchange earning businesses are discouraged or asked to move their operations […]

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Is Edutech changing the game plan for...

June 15, 2017

Pakistan is facing an education crisis with 22.6 million out of school children, and the remaining who do go to schools are left at the mercy of unresolved systemic issues and with insufficient resources of learning. In order to solve the problem of education scarcity, the standard of education must be upgraded. The youth of […]

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Health tech startups need more ‘Doctors’ as...

June 12, 2017

Health tech startups need more angel investors than venture capitalists and that highlights the need for a more active role of the doctor community in the tech space. In case of economies like Pakistan where health tech startups are trending, doctors need to play a significant role. The problem with most startups is that they […]

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Saudi Arabia launches delivery apps to facilitate...

June 12, 2017

Traffic in Saudi Arabia is one of the most prominent issues. It gets worse every year with the extreme weather conditions and that hampers the activity of the common man. During Ramzan, it’s almost impossible for people to leave their houses and go for grocery shopping. One finds these innovations interesting as the nascent tech […]