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Orient Smart Devices Comes out on Top at Pakistan Mobile App Awards

Orient Smart Devices Comes out on Top at Pakistan Mobile App Awards

Smart Devices from BlueEast Pvt. Ltd., the technology wing of Orient Electronics, has won first place and Rs. 300,000 in cash money in the Pakistan Mobile App Awards 2016 for their home automation product which also serves as a disability application for …Continue reading

Education Startup at Plan9 Secures Product Acceleration Investment

An education sector startup under incubation at Plan9 has raised product acceleration investment including technical and operational support from Shopistan, a company that provides products and managed services to e-commerce retailers. The announcement was made through a press release last week. Nearpeer, …Continue reading

Developers of App Allowing Remote Control of Vehicle Operations Win Seed Funding

The developers of a smartphone application allowing remote control of various vehicle operations including locking and unlocking it and turning it on and off have secured seed funding of $150,000 from a local corporation. The application developed by Car Chabi, an Internet …Continue reading

Orient Electronics Acquires Startup That Developed Remote Control for Electrical Appliances

A Pakistani startup that developed a smartphone application enabling users to control electrical appliances at their home or workplace remotely from across the globe using wi-fi internet has been acquired by Orient Electronics. The acquisition was announced in a press statement issued …Continue reading

Hunting of Houbara Bustards – Separating Facts From Fiction

The Asian Houbara Bustard is a controversial bird in Pakistan – declared endangered by numerous international wildlife conservation organizations but annually hunted by visiting Gulf royalty in different parts of the country. Following a hunting trip where a disproportionate number of birds …Continue reading

Election Commission Set to Finish GIS Mapping of Polling Stations Before 2018 Polls

Voters will be able to get online walking, driving directions. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is set to finish geographic information system (GIS) based mapping of all polling stations in the country in time for the next general elections. This will …Continue reading

Music Streaming Startup Patari Secures $200,000 in Seed Funding

Patari, a music streaming service has secured US$ 200,000 in seed stage funding from Sarmayacar, an investor syndicate. “Our success at Patari has been based on innovating quality products and investing in music,” says Khalid Bajwa, the CEO of Patari. “And our …Continue reading

Plan9 Startups Selected for ATX+PAK Exchange Program

Plan9, a technology incubation project of the Punjab Information Technology Board, has announced the list of startups selected for the 3rd cohort of the exchange program with the city of Austin in the United States. Known as the ATX+PAK Exchange program, it …Continue reading

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