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Beijing summons US ambassador over Huawei CFO’s arrest

Beijing summons US ambassador over Huawei CFO’s arrest

The Chinese government summoned the United States’ (US) ambassador in Beijing on Sunday to lodge a protest over the detention of Huawei Technologies chief financial officer (CFO) Meng Wangzhou — who is also the daughter of the company’s founder — in Canada …Continue reading

TechKaro to Begin Eight-Month Digital Skills Training

TechKaro, an initiative of CIRCLE Pakistan, will provide digital and life skills training to selected women and men from underserved communities in Karachi, says a press release. The eight-month long course has been designed to enable underserved women and men with basic …Continue reading

Digital Sectors of Pakistani, Chinese Economies ‘to Continue Upward Trajectory’

The digital sectors of Pakistani and Chinese economies are set to see major growth in the coming years, suggest separate studies released recently. With China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) well underway, growth in digital sectors of both countries is set to strengthen efforts …Continue reading

The Dawn of Pakistan’s Fintech Boom

After spending 18 years in the commercial banking sector, Qasif Shahid recently quit his job and started his own company. He raised $1 million in venture capital to introduce a digital wallet that will allow users to minimize their reliance on hard …Continue reading

Smart Cop on the Beat

Dr. Haider Ashraf is the deputy inspector general (DIG) operations, Lahore. He also serves as a commander of the Punjab Police’s Integrated Command, Control and Communication (PPIC3) system recently established under the Punjab Safe Cities Authority. He is credited with pioneering technological …Continue reading

UBL Inaugurates Pakistan’s First Digital Branch

United Bank Limited (UBL) has launched Pakistan’s first digital branch, located at the City Campus of the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) in Karachi. The completely automated facility runs without the physical presence of any bank staff.  Although a pilot branch in …Continue reading

Digital Media Startup MangoBaaz Raises $115,000 in Seed Funding

Popular online platform MangoBaaz has secured major funding from a domestic investor in Pakistan. The startup has raised $115,000 from Fatima Ventures, a subsidiary of the Fatima Group. MangoBaaz is Pakistan’s first new media company that focuses on creating digital content for …Continue reading