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MasterCard collaborates with NADRA to optimise national ID cards with e-payment functionality

KARACHI: MasterCard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry, has announced a strategic collaboration with Pakistan’s NADRA Technologies to optimize national ID cards with electronic payments functionality. The move will allow Pakistani citizens to carry out financial transactions and receive government disbursements by utilizing the unique 13-digit identification number of their identity card. […]

Google to shut down legacy versions of Drive and other G suite apps

Google has announced in an official blog stating that they will be shutting down old versions of its G Suite or Google Drive apps. The company put out an official notice providing all the older versions that will stop being operational from April 3 this year. Come March, the company will start noifying users who […]

PIA Launches New Intranet Facility for Selected Flights

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has has announced the launch of a new service which will provide intranet facility on few of its prime domestic flights from Friday. The intranet will allow the passengers to access this entertainment content using their own cellphones, tablets and laptops. PIA will test the facility on few selected flights from […]

Alibaba testing Pakistan’s e-commerce market

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif met with Chairman of Alibaba Group Mr. Jack Ma in Davos, Switzerland on the sidelines of WEF on 18th January 2017. Global e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Limited, spurred by the fast-growing information technology market in Pakistan, is looking at the country with profound interest and is testing the market’s […]

Mobile TV application TAPMAD TV launched in Pakistan

The app comes with over a 100 local and international channels, so you can stream your favourite dramas, movies and TV shows. Tapmad TV, a free Android and iOS application was launched on Thursday, which has a variety of features including live streaming channels, recording and catch-up programmers, digital video recording, rewind and other features. […]

Google blocked 1.7 billion ads & banned 200 publishers in fake news crackdown in 2016

Google took down billions of misleading ads and websites in 2016 in its crackdown against scammers. Google aims to provide an open and secure web experience to the users online. The blog reads, “We have a strict set of policies that govern the types of ads we do and don’t allow on Google in order […]

Coca-Cola to Invest $200 Million in Pakistan

The Coca-Cola Company will invest $200 million in Pakistan for setting up beverage plants at the special economic zones in Faisalabad and Islamabad, the Board of Investment (BoI) was informed on Wednesday. General Manager Coca-Cola Company, Atilla Yerlikaya announced the new investment during a meeting with BoI Chairman Dr Miftah Ismail. Mr Yerlikaya, who is […]

eBay CEO encourages Pakistanis to use site

The Chief Executive Officer of eBay, Devin Wenig encouraged Pakistanis to use the e-commerce site. In a Facebook Live session at the World Economic Forum (WEF), Devin Wenig said eBay did not have a local Pakistani version, however, there were customers shopping from the country on various eBay sites. "Anywhere where wealth is growing and […]

Easypaisa Nominated for Global Mobile Awards for Fifth Consecutive Year

Easypaisa has been nominated for the prestigious GSMA Global Mobile Awards – 2017 (a.k.a GLOMO 2017) for the fifth consecutive year. The GSMA Global Mobile Awards are commonly dubbed as the “Oscars” of the Mobile and Telecommunication industry. Easypaisa has been nominated in the “Best Mobile Payment Solution” category for Easypay, Pakistan’s first consolidated payment […]

PEMRA issues show cause notice to Bol for defying orders

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Friday issued a show cause notice to Bol News for defying its ban on anchor Amir Liaquat and his programme ‘Aisay Nahi Chalay Ga’. The media watchdog had on Thursday imposed ‘with immediate’ a ban on the anchor and his programme for delivering hate speech. “Aamir Liaquat […]

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