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Telenor Pakistan partners with Facebook to hunt for the next ‘Internet Champion’ – iChamp

Telenor Pakistan partners with Facebook to hunt for the next 'Internet Champion' - iChamp | pakistantribe.com

ISLAMABAD – Telenor Pakistan and Facebook have launched the second installment of its knowledge-based initiative Internet Champion – iChamp, which includes a nationwide competition for school children and a reality show on national TV this year, pakistantribe.com reported. According to PakistanTribe’s correspondent from Islamabad, an inauguration ceremony was held at local school in Rawalpindi on Thursday where Telenor CEO Irfan ...

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BIG & NEWS: WhatsApp Status – decorated photos, videos and GIFs disappear after 24 hours

BIG & NEWS: WhatsApp Status - decorated photos, videos and GIFs disappear after 24 hours | pakistantribe.com

World biggest social networking app, WhatsApp seems ready to compete with Snapchat growth with today’s launch of WhatsApp Status. A new feature where users will be able to share decorated photos, videos and GIFs that disappear after 24 hours. According to PakistanTribe’s Science & Technology desk, the new feature introduced with end-to-end encryption similar to the WhatsApp messaging. 8-year old WhatsApp ...

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Every sixth Pakistani student addicted to Internet: Report

One out of 6 students addicted of Internet: Report|www.pakistantribe.com Internet addiction

RAWALPINDI – According to recent research, 16.7 percent of Pakistani students are addicted to the internet, affecting boys and girls equally.

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Couch Potato, first app based delivery service launched in Pakistan

Couch Potato is the first app based delivery service in Pakistan | pakistantribe.com

ISLAMABAD – Couch Potato today announced its launch in Pakistan, with the first delivery app in the shared economy/ on-demand space, pakistantribe.com reported. Couch Potato aims to pioneer in a previously untapped market here in Pakistan by providing a seamless means for people to do their everyday delivery related chores, with a mobile app that connects them with a rider. ...

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Founders deliberate on why startups struggle at Telenor Velocity’s networking event

Founders deliberate on why startups struggle at Telenor Velocity’s networking event | pakistantribe.com

ISLAMABAD – Velocity, Telenor Pakistan’s startup accelerator program, held a dynamic networking event titled ‘The Startup Struggle’ where entrepreneurs and young founders deliberated on why startups fail and what must be done to help them succeed in the Pakistani market. In addition to 80 Pakistani startups of different sizes and success levels, the attendees included four mentors namely Usama Shahid ...

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Huawei Introduces the ‘Best Shooter’ in smartphone Cameras

Huawei Introduces the ‘Best Shooter’ in smartphone Cameras | pakistantribe.com

ISLAMABAD – “Pictures are blurry and not crisp enough. It is hard to focus because the camera doesn’t react fast enough“. These seem to be the primary grievences of smart phone users when it comes to camera. The global technology behemoth – Huawei technologies claims to resolve all these problems with its latest flagship device, The Huawei Mate 9. The device ...

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Telenor Research on 2017 tech trends: The year of AI and social fatigue?

Telenor Research on 2017 tech trends: The year of AI and social fatigue? | pakistantribe.com

ISLAMABAD – 2017 could be the year that Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things and chatbots go truly mainstream. Telenor Group’s Research arm today publishes the key global Tech Trends identified for the coming year. 2016 was in many ways a precursor for what Telenor Research believes will continue to materialize and solidify in 2017. The search to digitize activities ...

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NTISB: Cyber security alert issued in Pakistan

NTISB: Cyber security alert issued in Pakistan | pakistantribe.com

ISLAMABAD – National Telecom and Information Technology Security Board (NTISB) has warned the federal and provincial governments of Pakistan to be conscious of emails being sent from India and USA about US-Pak track two Naval dialogues. According to the alert, by downloading the email the data and password of the user may be hacked. PakistanTribe.com’s correspodent from Islamabad added that cyber ...

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Mastercard optimizes Pakistan National ID cards with e-payment functionality

Mastercard optimizes Pakistan National ID cards with e-payment functionality | pakistantribe.com

ISLAMABAD – Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry, announced a strategic collaboration with Pakistan’s NADRA Technologies to optimize National ID cards with electronic payments functionality. The move will allow Pakistani citizens to carry out financial transactions and receive government disbursements by utilizing the unique 13-digit identification number of their identity card. Citizens will also be able to ...

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Offline Strength Greatest Determinant of Online Success – By: Qasim Awan

Offline Strength Greatest Determinant of Online Success - By: Qasim Awan | pakistantribe.com

I remember once a long time ago when the brightest kids from Pakistan used to dream of being stockbrokers in New York-a time that preceded the global financial crisis of 2008. Financial services has in my opinion lost some of its luster as the go-to profession for bright young minds both in Pakistan and abroad-some of the intelligent graduates coming ...

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