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  • Apple opens map development office in India's Hyderabad

    NEW DELHI: Apple said Thursday it will open a development office in Hyderabad, as its chief executive Tim Cook continued his India charm offensive with an investment boon to one of the country's top technology hubs...

    The IT giant said the new centre will focus on developing maps for its products, including iPhones and iPads, and create up to 4,000 jobs, though not all will be direct employees...

  • Dutch company to acquire Engro Foods Ltd

    FDI was down by 57pc to $336m in Pakistan for the first seven months of the current financial year compared to the corresponding period in the last financial year ending June 2015...

    5pc for the 2015-16 financial year due to lower oil prices, planned improvements in the energy supply, investment related to the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), buoyant construction activity, and acceleration of credit growth...

  • Move on export control of sensitive technologies, goods praised by US

    ISLAMABAD: The United States has praised Pakistan’s move to update its export control list for sensitive technologies and goods to make it compatible with international regimes...

    The meeting was co-chaired by Mr Vann Van Diepen, US principal deputy assistant secretary for international security and non-proliferation, and Ambassador Tasnim Aslam, additional secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

  • Facebook, Unity Technologies set to launch gaming platform

    CALIFORNIA: Social media giant, Facebook has announced plans to team up with gaming engine developer, Unity Technologies, in order to expand their services for gamers and developers, the company announced on its official blog for developers Thursday...

    Facebook was once a hub for social gaming ? earning and paying big money...

  • Google, Tencent eye collaboration on new technologies

    Internet titans Google and Tencent on Friday signalled possible future collaboration on developing new technologies as the US and Chinese firms announced a long-term patent-sharing agreement...

    The companies gave no details on the scope or nature of the potential cooperation but said in a joint statement that they “are open to deeper collaboration in the future on innovative new technologies”...

  • AGP Ltd raises Rs2.8 billion

    KARACHI: AGP Ltd, a pharmaceutical company in the fold of OBS Group, has raised Rs2...

    At the gong-ringing ceremony at the PSX on Monday that signalled the start of trading of company’s stock, AGP Ltd share price quickly hit the upper circuit of 5 per cent to take the stock price to Rs84, from the offered price of Rs80 a share...

  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country...

  • Myanmar's startups map past, shape future with virtual reality

    For half a century its paranoid generals cut off the country, restricting sales of computers, heavily censoring the Internet and blocking access to foreign media reports...

    Virtual reality is the latest advance to cause a stir, with a handful of entrepreneurs embracing tech for projects including preserving ancient temple sites to shaping young minds of the future...

  • Shaheer Niazi — teenager who put Pakistan on science map

    Age, for Muhammad Shaheer Niazi, is a mere number that should never have to hold anyone back...

    The bespectacled curly-haired student from the Lahore College of Arts and Sciences (LACAS), Johar Town, A-Level Campus, got published a research paper in the journal, Royal Society Open Science, based on research he had conducted for the International Young Physicists’ Tournament in Russia last year...

  • Road map to bring electric vehicles to local roads

    KARACHI: The Ministry of Science and Technology has taken the initiative for “engineering foresight” to gear up auto assemblers and parts makers for new challenges, especially electric vehicles (EVs)...

    Various countries including the United States and India have already unveiled their plans for introducing EVs...

  • India takes Al Jazeera off air in Kashmir map row

    NEW DELHI: India's government took Al Jazeera news channel off the air on Wednesday for five days after officials insisted it had repeatedly shown wrong maps of disputed Kashmir...

    “The ban has been imposed for five days and it was done on instructions of an inter-ministerial committee, who took cognisance of an incorrect map of India in which the channel showed parts of Kashmir in Pakistan and China,” the official told AFP on...

  • More than lines on a map

    The lack of agreement and the concerns of the smaller provinces about who’ll get what share of the infrastructure mostly in terms of the chosen route(s) of the corridor were threatening to throw into controversy what many have billed as one big opportunity for the country, despite its high cost...

    This was followed by a multiparty conference that was good for the health of the project...

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