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The Nest I/O Celebrates 5 years of...

January 25, 2020

Founded in January 2015, The Nest I/O has been a hub for local startups to flourish and accelerate the growth of their businesses. Since inception, The Nest I/O has incubated and accelerated 180+ startups, created 5,000+ jobs, organized 150+ public and private sessions/workshops, and 9 medium and large scale entrepreneurial events. The Nest I/O marked […]

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Round table with Kamran Bangash IT Ministry...

January 2, 2020

[20th December 2019, Lahore] Industry Roundtable with Mr. Kamran Bangash (Special Assistant to CM KP for Science & Technology and IT) was held at InfinIT Global Labs Head Quarters in collaboration with Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA) on how the IT industry of Punjab can collaborate with KPK IT Ministry to accelerate IT development in […]

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Research finds data of 267 million Facebook...

January 2, 2020

December 25, 2019 – Facebook finds itself in the midst of another data breach as researcher Bob Diachenko finds information of over 267 million users unprotected on the web. Diachenko mentions in his study for UK-based tech research firm Comparitech that the data was accessible for at least 15 days. The exposed data contained full […]

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Notices issued under petition challenging defamation sections...

January 2, 2020

On December 4, 2019, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) heard a case challenging the criminal defamation sections (section 499: Defamation and 500: Punishment for Defamation) of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC). The case titled “Asad Baig Vs. Federation of Pakistan” contends that criminal defamation laws act as a “prior restraint” and affects the fundamental freedom […]

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95% women journalists say online violence has...

November 6, 2019

A report launched by Media Matters for Democracy (MMfD) shows that all female journalists within the country face some type of online violence titled ‘Hostile Bytes – a study of online violence against women journalists’. The report shows that 95 percent of women journalists feel online violence has an impact on their professional choices, while […]

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Are Ali Express items being sold in...

October 18, 2019

Islamabad: A “lucky draw” has caught the attention of the inhabitants of the twin city since 15 September when a tweet emerged claiming that a shop at the Sunday Bazaar, near Peshawar Morr Islamabad was allegedly selling the lost/ unwanted Ali Express items for Pak Rupees 200 (US$ 1.62).  According to the tweet, these parcels […]

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Pakistan’s first online hostels booking platform is...

July 29, 2019

The prevalent problem among students and working professionals today is that people living out of their hometown and in different cities face trouble in searching and booking hostels. Students and other people coming from various cities don’t have any information regarding the locations of hostels in their required area and they become dependent on their […]

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Summer Camp for Teens! CAMP AMAZE!

May 27, 2019

Innovation District 92 is hosting Camp Amaze, a Summer Camp for students aged 14-18 years in the month of June. The camp will be a program that will enable students to explore, learn and build their foundation for a practical adult life. The program is a mixture of academic as well as extracurricular activities such […]

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ATX+PAK Advance GMAP Finalists Announced

May 6, 2019

Ten startup companies to launch accelerated global expansion plans via Austin, Texas The City of Austin Texas, Innovation District 92, and Capital Factory have selected the ten growth stage companies from across Pakistan that will advance to the final stage of the highly competitive Global Market Access Program (GMAP). The finalists are: baseH technologies, EyeAutomate, […]