Microsoft Pakistan and Higher Education Commission and announced the launch of Microsoft Imagine Cup during an event hosted at Higher Education Commission Pakistan.Imagine Cup is an annual global technology competition hosted by Microsoft Corp., bringing together the young technologists to play their part in resolving some of the world’s toughest challenges. Not only a competition, Imagine Cup which was started in 2003 serves as a platform for teams to present their solutions to the world and is the ideal opportunity for the youthful innovators, from around the world, to... Read More.
The provincial government Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) launched a mobile application ‘Mera Bacha Alert’.This application will help address the issues of child abuse.The application will generate an alert and a short text message (SMS) which will be sent to the district police officer (DPO), the regional police officer (RPO), the inspector general of K-P Police (IGP) and the Chief Secretary. The application, PMRU officials said, provide parents with the ability to file a missing person report with the police instantly if their child has gone missing. They will be able to add... Read More.
Uber Pitch 2019, a nationwide competition to enable budding entrepreneurs, has come to a close for the year with the announcement of MimAR as the national winner. The winning startup MimAR was chosen from a large pool of contestants across Pakistan. Five startups came out on top for the in-car finale to pitch their ideas to industry leaders Saad Naveed Pall, GM Uber, Yusuf Hussain, CEO Ignite and Misbah Naqvi, Managing Partner i2i Ventures. The panel of judges met each startup in-car and rated them on their journey. ... Read More.
Jazz, Pakistan’s leading digital communications company, has set up a state-of-the-art usability testing lab called ‘Jazz xlr8 Xperience Hub’ (Xperience Hub) at the National Incubation Center (NIC). The first of its kind facility is a testament to the fact that Jazz always has its 60 million+ customers as its focus. The lab allows for in-depth usability studies and marketing communications testing to enhance the customer experience of products & services. “As digital leaders, we do more than just run a viable business. This lab is proof of Jazz’s customer-first... Read More.