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Chinese spacecraft begins journey to far side of the moon

Chinese spacecraft begins journey to far side of the moon

A rocket carrying the Chang’e-4 lunar lander blasted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Southern China over the weekend. The lander is aiming for a site no human or machine has gone before: the far side of the moon. Chinese …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

Venture Capital Fund to Be Launched With Help From Austin-Based Firm

The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) with support from 1839 Ventures, an Austin-based venture capital fund, has announced the establishment of a Punjab Technology Fund for technology-based startups in Pakistan. The announcement was made earlier in the week by the venture capital …Continue reading

Origami Labs Launches Voice Powered Smart Ring That Turns Your Finger Into a Smartphone

Tired of looking at your smartphone screen? Origami Labs, a small team of based in Hong Kong, claims to have developed an easy way to reduce screen fatigue. The team has made ORII, a voice-powered smart ring which enables the user to …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