NUST SDN Project Kickoff event was focused on technology-based advancement specifically in Software Defined Network (SDN) project deployment in National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) Pakistan which will be started officially from 2nd Week of July powered by Huawei. The main goal is to deliver digital transformation in Education Sector of Pakistan. NUST is first university of Pakistan to opt for SDN solution both for data center and campus networks. NUST SDN project was adopted through a comprehensive evaluation criteria and detailed technical working of NUST. Key features... Read More.
Reckitt Benckiser (RB), the makers of leading health and hygiene brands including Dettol, Harpic, and Robin Bleach, has recently announced a collaboration with the Government’s front line organization, NDMA (NATIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY), to conduct disinfection drives across major high traffic public places in a bid to further their efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The disinfection drives will be held by the organization in frontline public places with high exposure including public hospitals, bus stops and railway stations in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. To maintain the effectiveness of... Read More.
TECNO Pakistan once again, is all set to spark up your life with TikTok #GiveMe5WithSpark5 exciting challenge for Tiktok users with the launch of all-new Spark 5 Pro and all the participants will have a chance to win brand new Spark 5 Pro. This time the campaign is bigger and better than before as the top three celebs will take the lead and uncork this challenge. The names of the celebrities are not yet revealed, but Hina Altaf pictures are getting viral on social media as a part of campaign. GiveMe5WithSpark5... Read More.
Microsoft has just scored a stunning strike against its biggest rival Zoom with a major new Teams feature. Microsoft’s Teams has been launching features left, right and center as it aims to beat Zoom in the videoconferencing arena. Now, Microsoft has just ramped things up another level after confirming a major new Teams feature—the ability to allow 300 meeting participants to attend a video call. Microsoft product manager Mike Tholfsen confirmed the launch of the new feature, previously outlined in the firm’s roadmap, in a tweet. By adding this feature, Microsoft will... Read More.
Pakistan has joined the league of some of the top countries of the world by providing a Certification from Home Platform for Microsoft Certifications for its students. An agreement was reached between the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan and Microsoft to provide this Certification free of cost to the first 2000 students who register for the opportunity. It’s a major step not only for bridging the gap between education and employability, but also for helping students acquire professional skills while they have more time during this Covid period. ... Read More.
Pakistan’s leading smartphone brand Infinix has slashed the price of its premium device, the Infinix Smart 4. The state-of-the-art device with 6.6″ large HD+ waterdrop display is now available at Rs. 13,999 in stores and online countrywide. The Infinix Smart 4 comes with a beautiful 6.6” Waterdrop display and a Long-lasting 4000mAh Battery. For imaging duties, it boasts AI-powered dual camera lenses, with a 5 MP front and 8 MP rear camera. The device is available in three attractive color options; cosmic purple, quetzal cyan, and midnight black. ... Read More.
With all education institutions still remaining closed in Pakistan, following the impact of COVID-19, both learners and educators have struggled to cope with the disruptions to traditional education, interruptions that threaten to widen pre-existing learning gaps in different regions, thus aggravating the growing digital divide. To help bridge this gap, Huawei Pakistan launched the “Learn ON for All” program in Pakistan, to ensure widespread accessibility to high-quality education. Prior to the launch of the ‘Learn On for All’ program, Huawei Pakistan has already conducted six online guide sessions... Read More.
TECNO, a globally acclaimed smartphone brand is back again with another exciting discount offer for its valuable customers. Now TECNO consumers can get their hands-onSpark 4 lite at an unbelievably discounted price of PKR 13,499 only. This massive discount can be avail at both online and offline purchase. TECNO Spark 4 lite is one of the most popular smartphones from spark series and still in vogue. This model is equipped with a big 6.52″ HD+ Waterdrop notch display which provides a cinema-quality experience. It is equipped with 4G LTE technology... Read More.
Being a front runner in digitalisation and fully committed to agility, flexibility and mobility as part of its culture, Telenor Pakistan has taken an industry first initiative to launch its flagship Summer Internship Program 2020 virtually to ensure the youth continues to get the opportunity to learn and grow. This program focuses on enabling and equipping the interns at a time of dynamic change to experience the reinvention of roles and new ways of working before they enter a renewed job market. The purpose of this Virtual Summer Internship... Read More.
Google has begun auto-deleting new users’ search data and location history on a rolling 18-month basis, CEO Sundar Pichai announced, as the tech giant moves to tighten privacy settings.The tweak was introduced Wednesday and is the latest attempt by a big online firm to boost public trust after hefty fines were levied against Facebook and Google for privacy violations in recent years. “We believe that products should keep your information for only as long as it’s useful and helpful to you,” Mr Pichai said in a blog post, adding... Read More.
Huawei held its Global FSI Summit 2020 (online overseas part) with the theme of “Thrive Digitally in a Mobile Future.” Financial institutions and enterprises were invited to share their experience and insights in dealing with the “new normal” in the post-pandemic era,involving accelerated mobile first implementation and using FinTech to ensure business continuity and reshape financial services models.Huawei believes that mobile capabilities are key to future banks. Supporting this mobile-centric business will require new IT architectures and key capabilities of cloud, AI and 5G. As a leading tech player,Huawei provides... Read More.
The COVID-19 pandemic is unravelling decades of health, education and other advances for children across South Asia, and governments must take urgent action to prevent millions of families from slipping back into poverty, UNICEF said in a new reportreleased today. With the pandemic expanding rapidly across a region that contains a quarter of the world’s population, Lives Upended describes the disastrous immediate and longer-term consequences that the virus and the measures to curb it have had on 600 million children and the services they depend on. “The side-effects of the... Read More.
Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is expected to receive planning permission this week to build a 400-million-pound ($494.24-million) research and development centre in Britain’s Sawston village.The facility, 7 miles (11 km) from Cambridge, will be built for researching and developing chips for use in broadband. The South Cambridgeshire District Council has been advised to approve the company’s application in full, the media reported.The Chinese company wants to build the facility in the village of Sawston, seven miles from Cambridge. The area is frequently referred to as... Read More.
The Citizens Foundation recently welcomed renowned journalist Sidra Iqbal as its Goodwill Ambassador to raise awareness on how quality education has the power to help society change for the better. As a Goodwill Ambassador, Sidra will be working alongside the TCF team, using her influence to create awareness for the education emergency in Pakistan and highlight how TCF is working on the grass root level to take education to the most difficult parts of the country for the less privileged children. “The world around us has drastically transformed... Read More.
Easypaisa, Pakistan’s leading digital payments platform, has partnered with Eat Mubarak to expand the already diverse range of offerings available to its customers. Easypaisa users can now conveniently order food from their favourite restaurants through the Easypaisa Mobile App. The feature is aimed to provide ease of access and freedom to people while using Easypaisa as it continues to broaden the number of services which can be availed directly through the App. The Easypaisa App has become a one-stop solution for an enormous array of financial transactions particularly during the... Read More.
Life has slowed down, but people still need to sell their cars or buy used ones. Recognizing this necessity and supporting customers’ efforts to maintain social distancing, VavaCars has once again set out to completely revolutionize the car selling process by offering their services at people’s doorsteps via their new, ground-breaking mobile purchasing units. Reopening its existing purchase centers, with rigorous safety and hygiene protocols in place, VavaCars has also launched its third purchase center in Nazimabad, Karachi. Located near main food street that connects North Nazimabad and Federal... Read More.
Ignite National Technology Fund under the auspices of Ministry of IT & Telecom has launched “National Education Challenge 2020” through National Incubation Center Karachi. Federal Minister for IT & Telecom Amin Ul Haq in his message said “Ministry of IT & Telecom is delighted to support all innovative initiatives across various fields that can thwart the impact of this global pandemic. We believe that technology can serve as a great enabler in all sectors especially education.” Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui, Federal Secretary Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication lauded this... Read More.
OPPO’s first-time collaboration on Tiktok has resulted in garnering massive interest amongst the audience, which allows the people to participate in the TikTok challenge #HowFastCanYouBe. Furthermore, 15 lucky winners will get a chance to win OPPO F15. The campaign became an instant hit on TikTok and managed to gain more than 70M+ views in just a matter of a few days, where quirky TikTokers made their videos to the catchy beat uploaded by OPPO. The challenge began with Asim Azhar and Zara Noor Abbas showcasing their lightning-fast dance moves.... Read More.
The disruptions to traditional education caused by the pandemic hold the capacity to further widen learning gaps between different regions and countries, alongside aggravating the digital divide. To address this problem, distance-learning has proven to be a leading effective measure. To facilitate contactless education that is accessible to both educators and students of Higher Educational Institutes and ICT academies, Huawei Pakistan initiated a series of online training and exam programs.These programs provide high-quality resources on an open platform, enabling the instructors to learn about the latest developments in emerging technologies.... Read More.
Strengthening its commitment to supporting the Pakistani government during the COVID-19 crisis, Bank Alfalah has joined forces with Mastercard and National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) to provide a safe online donation portal to support those in need during the pandemic. Through the platform, people can now securely donate to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Fund 2020 from anywhere in the world by using their debit or credit cards. The initiative is in line with the State Bank of Pakistan’s (SBP) guidelines for banks to take necessary... Read More.