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Pakistan Citizen Portal Receives 604074 Complaints

Over Eight Hundred Seventy Five Thousand People Have So Far Been Registered at Pakistan Citizen Portal, Including More Than Eighty Thousand Overseas Pakistanis. The Portal Received 604074 Complaints, of Which 449025 Were Resolved,reported Radio Pakistan. The Portal Is Working According to the Vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan to Address the Complaints of Citizens.

Syed Farooq Shah
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Syed Farooq Shah present his Project (UAV-ARN) with Panelists at CAP Event

Syed Farooq Shah is an Electrical Engineer he present his Project (UAV-ARN) with Panelists at CAP Event in karachi Syed Farooq Shah Says Alhumduillah Great achievement for me to present my Project (UAV-ARN) with my Panalists Mr. Iqbal Yousuf Shaikh (CEO Aptech), Mr. Syed Azfar Hussain (Program Manager National Incubation Centre) , Mr. Sameer Shamsi […]

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Facebook opens Innovation Lab in Lahore, boosting tech innovation in Pakistan

LAHORE – Facebook and Pakistan’s Ministry of Information Technology & Telecom along with the National Technology Fund (IGNITE) launched the first Facebook Innovation Lab in Pakistan at a ceremony attended by policymakers and technocrats on Wednesday (3 April 2019). Located in the National Incubation Center (NIC) at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), the […]

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Uber to Seal $3.1 Billion Deal to Buy Careem This Week

San Francisco -Uber is set to buy its Middle Eastern rival Careem for $3.1 billion, financial news agency Bloomberg reported Sunday. The deal, expected to be announced Tuesday, will see Uber pay $1.4 billion in cash and the rest in notes convertible to Uber shares, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. It […]

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Abu Dhabi aims to lure start-ups with investment in new technology hub

ABU DHABI – Abu Dhabi will commit up to 1 billion dirhams ($272 million) to support technology start-ups, it said on Sunday, in a dedicated hub as part of efforts to diversify its economy. U.S. tech giant Microsoft will be a strategic partner, providing technology and cloud services to the businesses that join the hub […]

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Facebook Admits Storing Passwords In Plain Text

San Francisco: Facebook on Thursday admitted that millions of passwords were stored in plain text on its internal servers, a security slip that left them readable by the social networking giants employees. “To be clear, these passwords were never visible to anyone outside of Facebook and we have found no evidence to date that anyone […]

IT Ministry Collaborates with OLX
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IT Ministry Collaborates with OLX to Promote Technology Sector

KARACHI – Pakistan is one of the countries where sharing economy is growing and platforms like OLX are facilitating the process by connecting people who want to share, sell or buy items. The Ministry of Information Technology & Telecommunication has taken notice of this trend and signaled a strong interest in facilitating the growth of […]

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Scientists develop device to power electronics with Wi-Fi signals

WASHINGTON –American and Spanish scientists have developed a flexible device that can convert Wi-Fi signals into electricity to power electronics, wearable gadgets and medical devices. The study published in the journal Nature described the fully flexible radio-frequency antenna that can convert AC electromagnetic waves into DC electricity. The antenna is made of a novel two-dimensional rectifier […]

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Pakistan’s largest gaming tournament ‘GameBird Game Fest’ concludes in Lahore

LAHORE – Pakistan’s biggest gaming tournament ‘GameBird Game Fest 2018’ has concluded in Lahore with 7 teams from across Pakistan emerging victorious and taking home a total of PKR 5 million in prize money. The tournament was sponsored by Telenor Pakistan as part of its efforts to strengthen the local gaming community. Gaming enthusiasts from […]

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MIT study – Amazon’s facial tech shows genre, racial basis

NEW YORK – Amazon has emerged as a frontrunner in the field of facial recognition. However, experts argue that it shows gender and racial biases. The technology is used in police departments and Immigration and Customs Enforcement in the US. According to a study published by the MIT Media Lab on January 24, the facial technology […]