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Facebook’s blood donation feature launched in Pakistan

Facebook’s blood donation feature launched in Pakistan

Facebook has introduced its new blood donation feature for users in Pakistan. The company has stated that the new feature will ‘make it easier for people to sign up to be blood donors, and to help connect donors with people and organizations …Continue reading

Microsoft’s ‘Technology for Good’ Initiative Launched in Pakistan

Microsoft has launched its “Technology for Good” program in Pakistan. The multinational provides technology solutions to non-government organisations and philanthropies under the program. “The aim of the initiative is to remove technology barriers faced by the social sector and enable organisations working …Continue reading

New Report Highlights Pakistan’s Need to Adapt to Climate Change

A report launched by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) comes as a reminder about the potentially devastating impact of climate change on Asian countries under a business-as-usual scenario of up to 8.5 degree Celsius rise in global temperatures by the end of …Continue reading

5-Week Summer Entrepreneurship Bootcamp Launched

The MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Pakistan and Information Technology University have launched a five-week summer bootcamp for young entrepreneurs to refine their skills and help them develop innovative ideas. The camp started on July 11 and will end on August 10. A …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

iflix launches in Pakistan

iflix, also known as the ‘Netflix of South East Asia’ is now officially available in Pakistan. The Malaysian video-on-demand subscription service went live in Pakistan on January 9, 2017 and offers a vast range of television shows and movies from around the …Continue reading

Punjab to Combat Women Harassment Through Technology

Women will soon be able to use a smartphone application to report harassment along with their exact geographic location to the police. An android application is being developed by the Punjab Safe Cities Authority (PSCA) in collaboration with the Punjab Commission on …Continue reading

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