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  • Bolt inspires his All Stars to victory in Nitro meet

    MELBOURNE: The world’s fastest man Usain Bolt led his Bolt All-Stars to victory on the opening night of the inaugural Nitro Athletics teams event here on Saturday...

    Nitro Athletics involves a mixture of traditional and modified events designed to provide non-stop action over a two-hour period, with each team consisting of 12 male and 12 female athletes...

  • Chinese tech giant Alibaba Group set to enter Pakistan; signs first MoU

    Pakistan on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Alibaba Group Holdings Limited to promote Pakistan's worldwide exports by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through e-commerce...

    "When Jack Ma shared with me his interest in establishing an e-platform in Pakistan, i instructed my office to facilitate Alibaba's initiative in every manner and in the shortest possilbe time frame," he the prime minister said, adding that the...

  • Pakistan needs latest farm-tech to achieve food security

    He said the fact should be an eye-opener that China produces two times more cotton and wheat per hectare and Egypt produces around three times more rice and sugarcane per hectare as compared to Pakistan...

    “The 21st century belongs to biotechnology and Pakistan has tremendous potential to emerge as biotechnology leader but to achieve the goal private sector, scientists, researchers and government will have to work hand-in-hand,” he...

  • Team Pakistan bags gold at regional tech awards

    COLOMBO: A team representing Pakistan at the Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) 2015 won three gold awards and one silver award at the ceremony held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, the Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT & ITES ([email protected]) announced on Saturday...

    The Sri Lankan Minister for Telecom and Digital Infrastructure was in attendance at the ceremony and the Pakistan High Commissioner Major General (retd) Syed Shakeel...

  • Google-supported Tech Mela to kick off in Pakistan tomorrow

    Google has announced its support for the largest online shopping festival in Pakistan, dubbed ‘Tech Mela’, the online shopping event will be the first of its kind in the country’s emerging e-commerce market...

    Tech Mela is slated to run for a duration of 10 days, starting on September 11 and will end on September 20...

  • Uber’s upstart rival in Pakistan uses rickshaws, low-tech phones

    LAHORE: As taxi hailing giant Uber enters Pakistan, a little-known local competitor is counting on a mix of new ideas and old technology to tap what could be a big chunk of the market: low-income residents who travel in rickshaws, not cabs...

    Pakistan has more than 130 million cellphone subscriptions, but only 21 per cent subscribe to data packages, and, while the proportion is rising, there are opportunities across emerging economies...

  • Is Pakistan the next big market for tech startups?

    Pakistan may be Asia's next big tech startup market, according to a report published by Germany's Deutsche Welle on Wednesday...

    According to DW, Pakistan's young population and increasing levels of local capital are creating opportunities for tech entrepreneurs to explore the country's market...

  • Tech tools helping to combat counterfeiting

    KARACHI: SMS verification/serialisation, Quick Response codes, and colour shifting film are good measures available to help combat counterfeiting in the pharmaceutical industry of Pakistan, said Executive Director Pharma Bureau (PB) Ayesha Tammy Haq on Monday...

    In a statement, she said that although Pakistan has continued its efforts to advance Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) enforcement through raids, seizures, and arrests by...

  • Use of high tech phones dents CD business in Swat

    We would release dozens of local dramas and albums of new Pashto songs on Eid, but introduction of hi-tech mobile phones has changed the situation,” said Abdul Qayyum, owner of a DVD and CD production house in Shalimar market of Mingora where only few shops now remained in business...

  • India joins elite missile tech group controlling global sale

    NEW DELHI: India has joined an exclusive club of countries controlling exports in missile technology, just a day after bemoaning its exclusion from another elite group that governs international nuclear fuel and technology...

    The Indian foreign secretary on Monday signed onto the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), aimed at preventing the unchecked proliferation of missiles and their delivery systems
  • China FDI at two-year high as manufacturing, hi-tech boom

    BEIJING: Foreign direct investment (FDI) in China rose the most in more than two years in September, likely boosted by strong growth in the country’s manufacturing and hi-tech sectors, the commerce ministry said on Friday...

    Foreign investors’ interest in China’s high-tech manufacturing and services sectors also remained strong, the ministry said, with FDI in those areas rising 27...

  • Self-driving boats: The next tech transportation race

    Self-driving cars may not hit the road in earnest for many years but autonomous boats could be just around the pier...

    Spurred in part by the car industry's race to build driverless vehicles, marine innovators are building automated ferry boats for Amsterdam canals, cargo ships that can steer themselves through Norwegian fjords and remote-controlled ships to carry containers across the Atlantic and Pacific
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