Sunday , 24 September 2017

Progress, but uphill slog for women in tech

They are under-represented in the industry and sometimes made to feel unwelcome in geek-infested workspaces, but women are making their voices heard at Europe’s largest technology marketplace. Organisers of this week’s Web Summit in Lisbon said nearly half its 53,000 attendees were women, helped by their offer of free tickets …

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Zuckerberg sure fake news on Facebook didn’t sway election

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday rejected the idea that bogus stories shared at the social network paved a path of victory for President-elect Donald Trump. “The idea that fake news on Facebook, which is a very small amount of the content, influenced the election in any way …

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What tech industry could face under Trump’s presidency

Republican Donald Trump stunned the world by defeating heavily favoured rival Hillary Clinton in the US presidential election, ending eight years of Democratic control of the White House and sending America on a new and uncertain path. For tech industry giants who took on Trump during his presidential campaign, future …

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Mobile phones are selling in pakistan

As you know mobile phones are very commonly selling in pakistan people thinking about upgrading there phone to show offs and for faster speed, many phones in market with a lot of specification are available like apple, samsung, oppo, motorola etc. High end mobile phones disadvantages are the people are …

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National issues specially karachi the big city in pakistan

We are sorry to say that karachi is no more lightening city of pakistan but some years ago karachi was the very intersting and peaceful city in pakistan, the major reason behing its importance is that its have port for coming goods in pakistan from abroad, these imports and exports …

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Restructuring: Cabinet declines to take tourism from provinces

ISLAMABAD: The Cabinet Committee on Restructuring (CCOR) on Friday decided against taking back the tourism department from provinces while also turning down a request of the Ministry of Food to hand over the Pakistan Central Cotton Committee to it. The decisions again reinforce the 18th Amendment in the Constitution, which …

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Fears: ‘Remittances may fall further after change in US policies’

ISLAMABAD: A lobbying group of small traders has voiced concerns over slowdown in the flow of remittances, terming it damaging for the national economy. “The government should find new markets for labour and take necessary steps to boost remittances, which are necessary to offset the impact of import bill,” said …

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Market watch: Index ends higher yet again as bullish run remains

KARACHI: Pakistan equities maintained their northbound ride, adding another 0.34% to the benchmark-100 index that shied away from the 43,000-point level. After a rather slow start, institutional names grabbed attention as the KSE-100 Index settled at a fresh record high. At close on Friday, the Pakistan Stock Exchange’s benchmark KSE …

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Car sales dip 15%, stand at 63,633 units for July-October

KARACHI: Local automobile sales (passenger cars and light commercial vehicles) for the month of October 2016 stood at 15,988 units, down 19% compared to 19,729 units in October 2015, according to the latest data release by the Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association (PAMA). Similarly, combined figures for the first four months …

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Fertiliser sales: DAP importers don’t agree with price reduction

ISLAMABAD: Fertiliser importers have turned down a government proposal to slash the price of di-ammonium phosphate (DAP) from Rs2,500 to Rs2,250 per 50kg bag to bring it in line with the international market rate, sources said. The proposal was shot down at a meeting on Thursday at the Ministry of …

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