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Pakistani Entrepreneur wins Shell Global Innovation prize

KARACHI – Greenovation, a startup by Saad Bin Azam, an entrepreneur from Islamabad, Pakistan has taken home one of the 2019 Shell LiveWIRE Top Ten Innovators Awards, a global competition which highlights and rewards businesses that demonstrate excellence in innovation as well as giving entrepreneurs a chance to shine on a global platform.  This year, […]

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TPL Insurance and OLX partner to promote Insurance

TPL Insurance announced a strategic partnership with OLX in the online used car market. An MoU was signed between the two companies recently at the TPL Insurance Head Office in Karachi. The partnership aims to promote insurance with the integration of an insurance premium calculator on the OLX website. Customers will be able to apply […]

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UrduPoint and Ziff Davis announce Mashable Pakistan

LAHORE – UrduPoint, one of Pakistan’s leading digital media publishers, today announced a new partnership with global digital media company Ziff Davis, a division of J2 Global, to launch Mashable Pakistan –a dual-language, Urdu and English edition of the award-winning technology and entertainment media brand, in January 2020.  Also Read : Pakistan’s Ministry of Science […]

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Pakistan’s Ministry of Science and Technology Official visits Valyou Office in Malaysia

KARACHI – Dr. Tariq Masood, Joint Secretary,Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Pakistan, recently visited the office of Valyou, a financial technology subsidiary of Telenor Group in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He was briefed about the partnership between Easypaisa and Valyou for promoting remittances transactions to consumers in Malaysia and Pakistan. During Dr. Masood’s visit, […]

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WhatsApp empowers users with new privacy controls

KARACHI – WhatsApp groups continue to connect family, friends, coworkers, classmates and more. As people turn to groups for important conversations, users have asked for more control over their experience. Today, we’re introducing a new privacy setting and invite system to help you decide who can add you to groups. To enable it, go to Settings in your […]

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TelloTalk Raises USD 15M Seed Round Funding for Pakistan’s First Homegrown Messaging App.

KARACHI – TelloTalk, Pakistan’s homegrown messaging platform, announced that it has raised USD 1,600,000 in funding from a consortium of international and domestic investors. The Seed Round includes global venture funds ALM Holdings (UAE), SparkLabs FinTech (Asia), One Market Capital (USA) and Cocoon Ignite Ventures (Hong Kong), as well as local institutional investors TPL eVentures, […]

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LG OLED TVs to Receive NVIDIA G-Sync Upgrade Starting This Week

KARACHI – Current model year OLED TVs from LG Electronics (LG) will receive a firmware update starting this week allowing for stunning gameplay via NVIDIA G-SYNC® Compatible technology. NVIDIA G-SYNC Compatibility will be available on LG’s 2019 OLED TV models E9 (65 and 55 inches), C9 (77, 65 and 55 inches), as well as B9 […]

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90s nostalgia “Mario bros” creator to receive Japan’s highest honor

TOKYO – Creator of the “Mario Bros.” game which was immensely popular among the 90s kids around the world as well as in Pakistan too, has secured one of the highest honor awards of Japan. The Japanese government will honor Shigeru Miyamoto’s creator of “Mario Bros.” and “The Legend of Zelda” the Person of Cultural […]

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Mercantile Pacific Appointed as Apple’s Authorized Distributor For Pakistan

KARACHI – Apple has appointed Mercantile Pacific, Singapore, one of the leading global mobile phone distribution companies, as a regional distributor for Pakistan and Afghanistan. The company has a well-established and constantly growing network of partners, suppliers, and customers across the world and a powerful portfolio that includes popular models of all premium brands. Mercantile […]

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Institutions of Punjab partner with Microsoft to highlight technological advancements in education

LAHORE – Microsoft in collaboration with the Punjab School Education Department, Punjab TEVTA and Punjab Group of Colleges hosted a seminar in Education dubbed ‘Microsoft Edu Day’. The seminar brought together delegates from across the region to showcase the latest technology designed specifically for the education sector to promote immersive, inclusive and 21st-century learning. The […]