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Blockstack Announces $25 Million Fund for Blockchain Applications

Blockstack Announces $25 Million Fund for Blockchain Applications

Blockstack, a platform for decentralized internet, has revealed a $25 million investment fund to support developers utilizing its technology to build applications. The startup says that in order to improve an app’s chances of success, it requires access to resources. For this …Continue reading

Edu-Aid Application Makes Sign Language Accessible

A 23-year old Pakistani entrepreneur has developed an application for people with hearing disabilities. The application, known as Edu-Aid, translates sign language into spoken language. The software of the application developed by Syed Faizan Hussain makes use of computer vision, natural language …Continue reading

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Reigns Supreme During Google I/O

Day 2 and Day 3 of Google’s annual developer conference delved deeper into its virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) initiatives. Google showcased Seurat Technology which allows users to take high-end, film-quality 3D scenes and turn them into a format that …Continue reading

A More Efficient Way of Solving Civic Problems Using Technology

There is a large open manhole on the road leading to your home. The pungent smell of the toxic sewer gases being released from it makes you want to avoid that area as much as possible. What do you do now? You …Continue reading

Orient Smart Devices Comes out on Top at Pakistan Mobile App Awards

Smart Devices from BlueEast Pvt. Ltd., the technology wing of Orient Electronics, has won first place and Rs. 300,000 in cash money in the Pakistan Mobile App Awards 2016 for their home automation product which also serves as a disability application for …Continue reading

Developers of App Allowing Remote Control of Vehicle Operations Win Seed Funding

The developers of a smartphone application allowing remote control of various vehicle operations including locking and unlocking it and turning it on and off have secured seed funding of $150,000 from a local corporation. The application developed by Car Chabi, an Internet …Continue reading

PITB Develops Mobile Application to Aid Afghan Refugee Registration

The Russian invasion of Afghanistan in 1979, its occupation till 1988 and the subsequent civil wars in the country led to one of the greatest refugees crises of the 20th century. Hundreds of thousands of Afghans poured into Pakistan, and were welcomed …Continue reading

Lahore Police Launches Rescue 15 Mobile Application

The Lahore Police has released a GPS enabled Android application that can be used to file complaints using a smartphone. The application includes features to directly call the police helpline, to upload a photograph or even send a text message. Titled Rescue …Continue reading

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