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Pakistani company makes it to the top 10 at Startup Istanbul 2018

Pakistani company makes it to the top 10 at Startup Istanbul 2018

A Pakistani company, ConsoliAds, made it to the top 10 startups that took part in Startup Istanbul 2018, a four-day event that concluded in the Turkish city on Monday. ConsoliAds is an acquisition, retention and monetization network for game publishers. On their …Continue reading

Three Pakistanis get Queen’s Young Leaders Awards

Three Pakistanis received the Queen’s Young Leaders Awards at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday. Mahnoor Syed, Haroon Yasin and Hassan Mujtaba Zaidi were presented with medals by Queen Elizabeth II for their outstanding contributions to their community. The Queen’s Young Leaders Award celebrates …Continue reading

LUMS student develops voice-enabled smart wheelchair

Pakistan’s reliance on imported smart wheelchairs may end soon as the first ever locally-manufactured product is set to enter the market. A student in the electrical engineering graduate program at Lahore University of Management Sciences’ (LUMS) Syed Babar Ali School of Science …Continue reading

Pakistani teams win 2nd, 3rd positions in separate categories at Huawei ICT Competition

Both Pakistani teams participating in the final round of the Huawei Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Competition 2018 secured a place in the top three positions in two separate categories. The final round of the competition, held in Shenzhen, China, on May …Continue reading

Pakistan plans setting up indigenous satellites development facility this year

Pakistan plans to establish an indigenous facility for development of satellites in accordance with international space standards under its Annual Development Plan for 2018-19. The facility, to be called Pakistan Space Center, will have the capability to carry out manufacturing, testing, system-level …Continue reading

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

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