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Microsoft and HEC organize ‘Academic Day’ at Sukkur IBA University

Microsoft and HEC organize ‘Academic Day’ at Sukkur IBA University
Microsoft and HEC organize ‘Academic Day’ at Sukkur IBA University. The Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan and Microsoft Pakistan have collaborated to pursue a joint initiative for promoting the use of advanced Information Technology and Cloud computing solutions, in the education sector of Pakistan. It is a pioneering and insightful initiative that includes a mega event organized every academic year, in major universities across the country. ‘Microsoft Academic Day’ was recently organized at the Sukkur IBA University – a bustling city on the banks of the Indus River. The series of events comprises of discussions on the Education Transformation
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SimPaisa Raises Rs. 25 million in Seed Financing From Sarmayacar

SimPaisa Raises Rs. 25 million in Seed Financing From Sarmayacar
SimPaisa Raises Rs. 25 million in Seed Financing From Sarmayacar. Sarmayacar, a syndicate of foreign investors to promote Pakistani startups has announced Rs. 25 million Seed funding for SimPaisa which is Pakistan’s first direct carrier billing company, a product of PublishEx (Pvt.) Ltd. Many online businesses have struggled to generate real revenue growth due to the lack of a simple, one click payment system that allows recurring payments. SimPaisa enables digital businesses to monetize their products better by allowing their customers to make online payments using their existing SIM card balance. SimPaisa is the only payment system in Pakistan to
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Telenor Pakistan and Gameloft concludes Pakistan’s first mobile racing championship: ‘Asphalt 8 Telenor Cup’

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Telenor Pakistan and Gameloft concludes Pakistan’s first mobile racing championship: ‘Asphalt 8 Telenor Cup’. Pakistan’s foremost telecom and digital services provider Telenor Pakistanannounced the success of Asphalt 8 Telenor Cup, in association with Gameloft, a leader in the development and publishing of mobile games, which recently took place in Lahore.  It was Pakistan’s first time-limited mobile gamingevent with Gameloft’s top racing title: Asphalt 8: Airborne, customized exclusively for Telenor’s users in Pakistan. This engaging campaign was executed in two phases: Online and Offline, over 3 weeks through sponsored events inviting the Gameloft and Telenor Pakistan communities to square off on
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Show Your Love for HUAWEI at the Biggest Experience Store in Pakistan

Show Your Love for HUAWEI at the Biggest Experience Store in Pakistan
Show Your Love for HUAWEI at the Biggest Experience Store in Pakistan. HUAWEI has inaugurated its first-ever Experience Store in Pakistan. Nestled in the vibrant city of Karachi, the store is HUAWEI’s biggest and most-advanced sales + service center in the country. The outlet offers tremendous convenience for people who would love to indulge in the amazing HUAWEI experience. The HUAWEI Experience Store is located at Amma Tower in Sadder which is the heart of Karachi’s mobile shopping. It houses state-of-the-art facilities where people can try out HUAWEI smartphones before purchasing them, while also availing after-sales services. A courteous team
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Vodafone Ziggo deploys Ericsson packet core to manage future data demands

Vodafone Ziggo deploys Ericsson packet core to manage future data demands
Vodafone Ziggo awards Ericsson virtual Evolved Packet Core contract to manage the significant growth in data traffic as part of the operator’s Gigabit Society program Ericsson’s network slicing functionality will provide VodafoneZiggo’s enterprise customers with a virtual network and customized service characteristics The Dutch mobile operator VodafoneZiggo has awarded Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) an evolved packet core contract. The Ericsson virtual Evolved Packet Coresolution will be deployed on VodafoneZiggo’s common cloud infrastructure during second half of 2018, a project that will be supported and facilitated by Ericsson’s capability to deliver the most efficient solutions on market-leading cloud platforms. The Ericsson virtual Evolved
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Uber gets on the cricket pitch for HBL PSL 2018

Uber gets on the cricket pitch for HBL PSL 2018
Uber, the global smartphone app that seamlessly connects riders to drivers operates in more than 600 cities worldwide is set to become a partner for the upcoming HBL Pakistan Super League 2018 after partnership signing with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). This signing marks the brand's commitment to enter the cricket arena for further support in the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (HBL PSL) 2018. For this purpose, a signing ceremony took place between Uber Pakistan and Trans Group – the sports agency, which has rights to cricket in Pakistan and abroad. Speaking about this partnership, Safee Shah,
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Cheetay collaborates with Foodies Family

Cheetay collaborates with Foodies Family
Cheetay is well on its way to becoming a galvanising force in not only the tech industry but the culinary world of Lahore as well. Continuing on a trajectory of growth and expansion in terms of acquiring more restaurants, Cheetay has become a multi category e-Commerce platform that offers not just food delivery but is set out to venture into separate business verticals such as Cheetay Healthcare, Cheetay Books, etc. The Cheetay Tiffin is another sub-category that was recently launched to provide fresh and healthy homemade food for those who do not have access or the means to eat a
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2017’s Most Popular YouTube Ads in Pakistan

2017’s Most Popular YouTube Ads in Pakistan
Google today released its first YouTube Ads Leader board for Pakistan in the platform’s first full year of operation after returning to the country in 2016. This list represents the top 10 ads and branded content people chose to watch on YouTube through a combination of popularity and promotion.   Brand Title Media / Creative Agency 1. Coca-Cola Sahir Ali Bagga & Aima Baig, Baazi, Coke Studio Season 10, Episode 3 (7:26) Starcom / Digitz 2. Surf Excel Surf Excel Ramazan 2017 | #NekiEkIbadat (2:20) Mindshare  / Mullen & Lowe 3. Sunsilk Sunsilk Wedding Diaries (1:05) Mindshare / JWT 4.
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Once a struggling startup, now a success story

Once a struggling startup, now a success story
Once a struggling startup, now a success story. A new Pakistan is emerging rapidly, where entrepreneurs are changing the country’s horizons with their brilliant projects. The projects which had just started with a brilliant idea in isolation a few years ago, have now been developed into successful ventures creating lots of jobs and opportunities. “This all happened thanks to a viable startup eco-system created by industries, mentors, and successful business concerns,” said Momentum Tech Conference founder Amir Jafri, who has unveiled a list of now successful startups that were until 2017 just an idea, or a struggling case. They all got a
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Cheetay Introducing a New Business Category: Cheetay Healthcare

Cheetay Introducing a New Business Category: Cheetay Healthcare
Cheetay.pk is a major player in the domain of delivery and logistics in Lahore. Having started from food delivery, we have expanded our business verticals by introducing ‘The Cheetay Tiffin’ and are well on our way to adding multiple categories in our repertoire of services. Healthcare is next in line for us to proliferate the existing e-Commerce market. According to Ahmed Khan, CEO of cheetay.pk, “This is an avenue we wish to pursue because scores of people need medicines immediately. General medication that can be bought without prescription is a staple for most households and is frequently purchased. Our people
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