Facebook workshop held for Pakistan’s diplomats to understand social media diplomacy

ISLAMABAD – Digital Media Wing, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in collaboration with Strategic Communications Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs organized a Facebook workshop...

PSEB to open office in Quetta to boost Balochistan’s IT sector

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB), the attached department of Ministry of Information Technology & Telecom, would be setting up a dedicated office...


TikTok sued over breach of children’s data

Anne Longfield, the former Children's Commissioner for England, is suing TikTok regarding how it gathers and handles children's records. Millions of children in the UK...

Pakistan installs first cellphone tower at base camp of world’s second highest peak

HUNZA – In a move to facilitate mountaineers and tourists, the government has installed the first-ever cellphone tower at the base camp of K2,...

Twitter again down in Pakistan, other countries

Twitter services faced disruption on Saturday evening in various countries including Pakistan with several users reporting they are unable to access the micro-blogging site. Downdetector.com,...

Pakistani IT firms to attend Mobile World Congress (MWC) Barcelona 2021

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB), an entity of the Ministry of Information Technology & Telecommunication, would be extending facilitation and significant financial...

‘Pass Track’ – Pakistan launches mobile app for inbound passengers

In order to curb the spread of COVID-19, streamline data submission and tracking of passengers coming to Pakistan, the government has launched a mobile...

Malware alert! Pakistan IT board warns users about fake Netflix app

ISLAMABAD – The National Information Technology Board has issued a malware alert for Android users, advising them to not download the Netflix lookalike Flixonline...

Digital road freight – Pakistan’s Truck It In startup raises $1.5 million in pre-seed round

Truck It In, a Karachi-based tech startup that aims at making freight movement efficient and improving the lives of truckers, has raised $1.5 million...

Pakistan e-sports player Arslan Ash wins world Tekken 7 competition

Arslan Ash wins $15,000 in prize money for Tekken 7 Championship Pakistan’s Arslan Ash Siddique has won the International WePlay Ultimate Fighting League (WUFL) Tekken...

China becomes first major economy to launch own digital currency

The Chinese government has started issuing blockchain-powered digital currency to its citizens, taking lead over major economies of the world. According to the Wall Street...

Facebook shows gender specific job ads

According to a study, Facebook users might not be knowing about work for which they are eligible since the company's tools may unfairly target...
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PAKvZIM: This Pakistani bowling pair repeats century-old record

LAHORE – Pakistani cricket players have been enthralling the fans of the sport with their fabulous achievements since the South Africa tours. Recently, they have...



MMBL to secure ‘Positive Outlook’ PACRA Credit Rating

Staff Reporter Islamabad Pakistan’s largest digital bank, Mobilink Microfinance Bank Limited (MMBL) has registered an extraordinary feat of being the only bank in Pakistan – microfinance...