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PTCL sets a nationwide record of blood donation

PTCL sets a nationwide record of blood donation
Safe blood supply is a challenge worldwide which makes blood donation the most precious of all donations.  Unfortunately, Pakistan also appallingly suffers from a lack of blood donors. In lieu of this despondent situation, PTCL conducted a nationwide Blood Donation Drive under its “Razakaar Program” bringing together 9,726 generous donors from across the country providing thousands of deserving people a chance at survival. Hosting the largest blood donation campaign of the year, PTCL set up 100 camps across the country, extending from Khyber to Mehran, encouraging its employees, their families and community partners to lend an arm. The drive kicked
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Sastaticket.pk Announces Black Friday 2017 Offering Up to 75% Discount

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The annual Black Friday Sale is scheduled to take place on 24th November 2017 this year. Sastaticket.pk, Pakistan’s premier travel portal, is offering colossal discounts on online flight bookings, hotel reservations, and holiday packages. This news has been met with joyous excitement by Pakistanis who are now counting the days to the launch date. Visit Sastaticket.pk on Black Friday 2017 to avail up to 75% off on local hotel bookings, up to 20% off on international hotels, 15% off on international holiday packages, up to 10 % off on international flights and flat PKR 1,000 discount on domestic flights. Pakistanis
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Cheetay.pk on a Trajectory of Growth and Expansion

Cheetay.pk on a Trajectory of Growth and Expansion
Cheetay.pk is becoming a major player in the domain of technology and e-commerce. Having secured $1.1 million in Series A-1 funding, they are now focusing on rapid expansion by spearheading into alternate business verticals. Venturing into food delivery was the first step. Their focus is to innovate and revolutionise order placement, and offer a comprehensive e-commerce experience which is tech-savvy and superior. Cheetay.pk is an e-commerce platform that offers prompt logistics services by integrating pragmatic payment solutions to ensure that transactions and delivery is facilitated without any inconvenience. According to Ahmed Khan, CEO of Cheetay.pk, “growth is the final frontier
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Mezino Technologies Celebrates its 10th Anniversary with IT Industry at Faletti’s Hotel Lahore

Mezino Technologies Celebrates its 10th Anniversary with IT Industry at Faletti’s Hotel Lahore
Mezino Technologies Pakistan celebrated its 10 year long journey with members of the global and local Information Technology Industry at Faletti’s Hotel, Lahore today. The event was well attended by Mezino’s employees, businessmen, Venture Capitalists, All Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA), USAID Punjab and IBM Pakistan. Mezino representative Fouad Bajwa welcomed the guests and made amusing introductory remarks outlining the past 10 years journey of Mezino Technologies making parallel humorous references to world events that took place in 2007 during the founding year of the company. He shared the evolution of Mezino’s business and indicated its future directions. The highlight
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T-Mobile’s Revvl Plus to hit market on 17th November

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T-Mobile is on the way to introduce the mobile world with another branded budget phone as it is now making the phone called the Revvl Plus as a sequel to the Revvl, which had been launched by carrier in August. The will be available just after a few days. According to the reports, some of the Revvl Plus would remain the same as the original Revvl, as the phone sports the same 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. Much like the first Revvl, the Revvl Plus has a fingerprint sensor. The phone  runs Android Nougat. But what is new
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International

Swisscom selects Ericsson as strategic supplier for Gigabit LTE and 5G

Swisscom selects Ericsson as strategic supplier for Gigabit LTE and 5G
Swisscom and Ericsson reaffirm their long-standing, strategic partnership by continuing to drive innovation in Gigabit LTE and 5G Ericsson to provide complete digital transformation of Swisscom’s network to nationwide Gigabit LTE and deployment of 5G Transformation includes the deployment of Ericsson’s full stack telco cloud solution with network slicing technologies, and 5G portfolio offering with Massive MIMO Swisscom, the leading telecommunications provider in Switzerland, has selected Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) for complete digital transformation and evolution of its entire network to deploy nationwide Gigabit LTE from 2018, and 5G from 2020. The deployment of Swisscom’s Gigabit LTE and 5G network will
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Facebook is again trying to fight fake news

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In a bid to weed out fake news, Facebook has recently tried out a new algorithm that did elevate comments with the word "fake". Facebook users were not pleased with this strategy and this attempt resulted in users being more annoyed than impressed. The test, which has been finished, was the latest attempt of social network to fight fake news. The important thing to notice is that Facebook is sticking to its word and continues searching for ways to eliminate fake news from the Facebook once and for all.  Long ago especially since 2016 election, Facebook has been accused of
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Samsung creates another Smart-School at SOS village Lahore

Samsung creates another Smart-School at SOS village Lahore
Samsung Electronics, the global technology leader has collaborated with SOS Childrens’ Villages, for the construction of Smart-classes in 9 major cities, to uplift the standard of education in under privilege communities. The Samsung Smart class at SOS Hermann Gmeiner School has been established in the SOS Village at Ferozepur road, Lahore. SOS Childrens’ Villages have been selected to manage these smart-classes at strategic locations, due to their high credibility and performance in providing superior quality education, accommodation and a healthy environment to nurture the inherent talents among the deprived segments, especially the orphans. Samsung has so far developed smart classes
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Telenor Pakistan collaborates with Truecaller to bring smart calling experience to customers

Telenor Pakistan collaborates with Truecaller to bring smart calling experience to customers
Telenor Pakistan is enhancing the scope of its services portfolio by roping in Swedish technology company Truecaller to provide Telenor users a customized, pro version of the Truecaller application. The app will improve calling experience of Telenor users by helping them restrict spam calls and messages. Truecaller is a global crowd-sourced telephone directory app with special caller ID feature that will enableTelenor users to identify unknown calls and messages and blockthem at will. Spam calls, which are approximated at more than 3 million per month, are a major inconvenience for mobile users in Pakistan. Under the agreement, a six month free trial
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10th DIGITALK session on Non-Profits and Social Media

10th DIGITALK session on Non-Profits and Social Media
The tenth session of DIGITALK, a monthly digital forum, was organized by TEC in Lahore. It addressed an issue not much spoken about in public before. The session was themed around Non-Profits and Social Media: Believe it or not, your non-profit is a brand.”In collaboration with Pakistan US Alumni Network Lahore and Punjab Information Technology Board whereas Diamond foam supported the cause of building digital community in Pakistan. The session started with the welcome address of Mr. Zain Majid, CEO TEC. Mr. Majid mentioned many universities reached out to them and requested to have DIGITALK sessions at their premises, for this
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