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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba acquires Daraz

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba acquires Daraz

China’s e-commerce giant, Alibaba Group, has entered the Pakistani retail market by fully acquiring Daraz, an online retail subsidiary of Germany-based Rocket Internet. The announcement was made through separate press statements released by both companies on Tuesday. “With the acquisition, Daraz will …Continue reading

Apple Introduces iPhone X

Apple has unveiled iPhone X, the 10th anniversary iPhone. The latest iPhone was presented during the keynote address at Apple Park’s Steve Jobs Theatre in California. The company also showcased the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, as well as an upgraded …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

10 Years Ago, Apple Revolutionized the Smartphone Industry

“Every once in a while, a revolutionary product comes along that changes everything,” said Steve Jobs during his keynote at the Macworld Expo 2007. True to his words, he stood on the stage and announced the launch of a new smartphone that …Continue reading

IT-Specific Announcements in the Federal Budget

“In the future, the gap between industrialized and non-industrial economies will become less pronounced than the one between Information Technology-enabled economies and the rest,” said Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in his speech on the Federal Budget. The Federal Budget for 2017-2018 was …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

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