Pakistani entrepreneur chosen for prestigious Blackbox Connect Silicon Valley event

Blackbox Connect

A Pakistani female entrepreneur has been selected to represent her startup at Blackbox Connect this year, a two-week residential programme for startup founders across the globe being held at the accelerator in Silicon Valley. Sana Farooq is founder and Chief Executive Officer of the The E-Learning Network (ELN), a UK-based centre that seeks to provide More...

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By Faiza Malik On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Badar Khushnood Joins Facebook as Product Growth Manager

Badar Khushnood joins Facebook as Product Growth Manager for Pakistan. He is a popular name in the Pakistani technology industry, Badar has represented Pakistan on an international level before and has worked with More...

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By Faiza Malik On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Samsung Galaxy S8 pre orders exceeded S7

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Nighat Dad fighting for Safe Online Space for Woman

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Wikileaks Reveals – NSA Hacked Pakistani Mobile System

Wikileaks has confirmed that National Security Agency, NSA hacked the Pakistani mobile system. In a tweet, the Wikileaks website referenced a new set of decrypted data leaked by a hacker group ShadowBrokers, which More...

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Popular Operating System Android Surpasses Windows

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Pakistan to Auction 4G Spectrum for $295 Million

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Amazon buys Souq .com – expands globally

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Apple launches its cheapest iPad ever!

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By Zonaira Chaudry On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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New Nokia phones in Pakistan to launch by end of June

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