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  • Google to buy part of Taiwan smartphone maker HTC for $1bn

    Taiwan's struggling smartphone maker HTC said on Thursday it would sell part of its smartphone business to Google for $1...

    Google will take on half of HTC's research staff — about 2,000 people — many of whom have already been working on the Silicon Valley firm's Pixel handset, as well as intellectual property (IP) licensing...

  • Karachi costliest, Lahore cheapest city: State Bank of Pakistan

    KARACHI: Dispelling the impression that Islamabad is Pakistan’s costliest city, Karachi has emerged as the most expensive metropolis in the country while Lahore is the least expensive...

    “The CPI Inflation on year-on-year basis in federal and provincial capitals of Pakistan remained lower than overall inflation during June 2016 except Karachi,” said the Inflation Monitor...

  • ‘Pipeline is the cheapest and safest mode for oil transportation’

    “Pipeline is the cheapest, safest and securest mode of [petrol, oil and lubricants] POL transportation, but Pakistan has not been able to transform this advantage to its own benefit,” OCAC Chief Executive Officer Ilyas Fazil said in a conversation with Dawn...

    OCAC chief executive says existing road tankers must comply with safety standardsAround 61 per cent of POL transport in Pakistan is being done via road, pipeline accounts for...

  • LNG: ‘cheapest’ turns costlier

    As if that was not enough, Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi boasted before a gathering of foreign diplomats, businessmen, anchors and analysts that Pakistan had secured the lowest LNG price in the world...

    His cabinet colleague Khwaja Mohammad Asif, the minister for water and power, could not explain why if LNG was the cheapest, Nepra was criticising its power generation for being costlier than furnace oil...

  • 'World's cheapest smartphone' to be launched in India

    NEW DELHI: A little-known Indian company will on Wednesday launch a smartphone believed to be the cheapest in the world, targeting a market already dominated by low-cost handsets...

    Ringing Bells was set up in September 2015 and began selling mobile phones via its website a few weeks ago under its Bell brand, a spokeswoman said...

  • Only the cheapest travellers are fighting airline fees

    A low-cost, low-fare carrier such as Spirit Airlines Inc makes its living on passenger fees...

    That those fees, known as non-ticket revenue, dropped by more than $2 per passenger in the first quarter, compared to a year ago, might suggest a shift in travellers’ tolerance for additional charges
  • Ministers claim securing world’s cheapest LNG imports

    ISLAMABAD: The country’s energy ministers claimed on Thursday that Pakistan had secured the world’s cheapest imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) but could not explain why its power generation was costlier than furnace oil-based electricity...

    Petroleum and Natural Resources Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said the price at which the country was importing LNG was the cheapest in the world...

  • 50m mobile accounts likely by 2020

    KARACHI: The customer base of branchless banking would become larger than the conventional banks in the next five years as 50 million mobile accounts are expected to be operational by 2020, said Nadeem Hussain, President, Tameer Bank...

    Speaking at the ‘Pakistan Payment Summit-2015’, organised by the Total Communications, in collaboration with the State Bank of Pakistan and 1-Link, Nadeem Hussain further stated that a fund of Rs100...

  • Local manufacturing of mobile handsets from April

    ISLAMABAD: A Chinese manufacturer will launch its mobile handset manufacturing and assembling unit in April (Pakistan’s first), a senior official at Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication said on Monday...

    The government had announced tax incentive package for manufacturing of mobile phones in budget 2015-16...

  • Mobile homes

    I would like to suggest that the UAE has a technology of mobile homes which they supplied to Palestinians after the destruction of their houses by Israeli forces last year...

    I did suggest in these columns a most economical mode of fabricating mobile homes for the needy...

  • Mobile phone access in Africa to double in five years

    CAPE TOWN: Around 80 per cent of sub-Saharan Afri­ca’s 800 million people should have access to mobile telephones by the end of the decade, double the current rate, although government help is needed to reach far-flung areas, industry body group GSMA said on Wednesday...

    The growth of mobile data — an even more powerful economic tool than simple vo­i­ce services — also hinges on authorities allocating sufficient spectrum, said...

  • State Bank to waive charges for mobile banking customers

    ISLAMABAD: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has advised cellular operators to waive account opening charges for customers opening new mobile banking accounts from next year...

    To facilitate the uptake of branchless banking services, the State Bank has advised branchless banking operators to provide free cash-in services to customers holding mobile accounts with effect from Jan 1, 2018...

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