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5 Bizarre Technologies That Push the Boundaries of Innovation

When it comes to technology, it’s always exciting to see what new and innovative ideas are being developed. But sometimes, the technologies that are being researched and developed are so strange and unusual that they seem like they’re straight out of a science fiction movie. Here are five bizarre technologies that are pushing the boundaries […]

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Pakistan to launch 5G by 2023 in Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi

The government of Pakistan intends to introduce 5G in Pakistan by 2023, according to information provided by the Ministry of Information and Telecommunication (MOITT). Islamabad, Karachi, and Lahore are the first three major cities to receive the launch. Only 4% of Pakistan’s total population, according to the government’s forecast, will have access to 5G technology […]

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Pakistan manufactured 15 Million mobile phones, imported 1.2 million phones in 2022

In contrast to the 1.21 million commercially imported handsets during the first eight months of 2022, domestic manufacturing facilities produced or assembled 15.61 million devices. In August 2022, Pakistan produced or assembled 0.67 million mobile phone handsets. Local manufacturing facilities produced/assembled 24.66 million mobile phone handsets in 2021 as opposed to 13.05 million in 2020, […]

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Aviation
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Air Canada to buy 30 seater electric aircrafts for flights up to 400km range

Air Canada has announced plans to buy 30 electric-hybrid planes from Heart Aerospace in Sweden. As part of the deal, the national carrier will also invest US$5 million in the company. The ES-30 aircraft, which can accommodate up to 30 passengers and has a 200 km range when powered only by the aircraft’s lithium-ion batteries, […]

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Islamabad’s new technology park in Chak-Shehzad to have 120 startups and create 15000+ jobs

Islamabad’s new technology park is anticipated to have 120 startups and is expected to create 15,000 new positions for experts, IT professionals, and students. As part of the initiatives to create a Digital Pakistan, Syed Aminul Haque, the Minister for IT and Telecommunication (MoITT), lay its foundation in Chak Shehzad last year. More than 5,000 […]

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NASA to crash a spacecraft into an asteroid on 26th September

NASA is preparing to purposefully crash a spacecraft into a moonlet of a near-Earth asteroid in an effort to alter its momentum and, ultimately, orientation across space. It sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie. Asteroid deflection by altering an asteroid’s motion in space through kinetic collision is the mechanism being investigated and demonstrated […]

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Business
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Karachi based retail operating platform, SnappRetail raises $2.5m in pre-seed funding

A pre-seed fundraising round headed by Zayn Capital’s Bitrate Fund garnered $2.5 million for Karachi-based fintech firm SnappRetail on Wednesday. According to the business, Antler and Century Oak Capital were further investors. Alumni from Unilever Adeel Rasheed, Moazzam Ali Khan, Ahsan Aziz, and Moiz Ali co-founded SnappRetail in 2021. The original team previously founded a […]

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Apple, Google, Xiaomi donates to support in flood relief and recovery activities

Since June, intense rains have altered Pakistan’s landscape, burying around one-third of the country under water, killing thousands of people, and displacing millions of people from their homes. According to the National Disaster Management Authority, these disastrous floods have forced the relocation of more than 33,046,329 individuals and damaged more than 1,051,570 dwellings. In order […]

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State of the art centre to be established in Karachi to promote Animation Sector

The Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication is constructing a state-of-the-art Center of Excellence in Karachi to promote the animation industry, according to IT Minister Syed Aminul Haque. Speaking to a team from the global digital giant Tencent Holdings, the minister asserted that Pakistan’s animation industry currently earns roughly $50 million in export earnings. Lih […]

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Pakistan’s top IT exporter firm wins “Forbes Asia’s Best Under A Billion” award for 3rd time

Systems Limited, a Pakistani IT company, created history by becoming the only tech company in the region to be named “Forbes Asia’s Best Under A Billion” for three consecutive years. The top 200 Asian-Pacific businesses with under $1 billion in yearly revenue and steady top and bottom line growth have just been collected by Forbes […]

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