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HaCareem: IT experts can now earn Rs...

April 20, 2017

The popular ride-hailing service Careem has announced a 2-day hackathon, ‘HaCareem.’ The competition will be held in Karachi near the end of this month and the winner will bag a prize of Rs 250,000. The aim of the event is to look for skilled candidates who will allow the company to break further boundaries and […]

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Virtual reality gaming is now in your...

April 20, 2017

Transfinity is all about innovation. You can see, feel, touch and hear with dynamic 4D attractions and virtual reality solutions. Jump from a ten story building or walk on a ship wreck thousands of miles under sea. Experience skiing at 150 mph or enjoy a roller coaster ride. It is all there for you to […]

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BOI launches digital processing of visas

April 20, 2017

Prime Minister’s Board of Investment shifts towards digital processing of work visa cases. This is another initiative of BOI for speedy facilitation and enhanced ease of doing business. Foreign investors can submit applications to BOI for the comfort of their offices, starting April 20. The process is simple where the applicants need to log on […]

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Panama case impacts PSX as it dives...

April 19, 2017

Pakistan Stock Exchange took a major turn today after staying on the downward trajectory for pat few days. Wednesday, April 19, 2017 marked the greatest swing in the index since the PTI’s sit-in was called off on November 1, last year. Starting on 46874.37 points, PSX plunged down to 46048.07 points and then continued an […]

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Google will be the new LinkedIn

April 19, 2017

Internationally, LinkedIn is the most renowned site for jobs listings. That is about to change. Google is going to start its own job listings site called ‘Google Hire.’ Without making a show out of it, Google has done all preparation to steal LinkedIn’s job. It will bring a sign up page where job seekers and […]

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Facebook and Plan X cohost the F8...

April 19, 2017

Press Release PlanX, the nation’s largest technology Accelerator – a project of Punjab IT Board (PITB) held the second Facebook for Developers Meetup in collaboration with Facebook at Arfa Software Technology Park, Lahore. The F8 Meetup gives young technology developers an insight into building new platforms, upgrading existing products, and highlights appropriate measures to monetize […]

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Alibaba: the next big thing for Pakistan’s...

April 19, 2017

Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastagir Khan said that Alibaba can become an important part of Pakistan’s digital economy. President of Alibaba Group Michael Evans also said that Pakistan is a high potential market. These announcements came after a meeting between the two officials in Karachi. Secretary Commerce, Secretary and Chairman Board of Investment, Secretary Finance, […]

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Housing finance growth leads SBP to change...

April 19, 2017

Housing finance in first half of the current fiscal year surpassed Rs 10 billion. This shows the growth tradition in this sector which encouraged the State Bank of Pakistan to change the housing finance regulations. SBP encouraged development finance institutions and banks to provide the housing finance terms and conditions in Urdu and also read […]

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Hotel Industry Vs Airbnb: battling for the...

April 19, 2017

Tourism promoters, hoteliers and hospitality associations across the globe have been questioning Airbnb’s model and operations. The industry’s plan to push against Airbnb is not just about the financial impact on hotels but the way it operates. The industry plans to lobby and constrain Airbnb and its just onboarded AHLA to change public perceptions. Over […]