Technology – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:02:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 Technology http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/24/technology-25-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/24/technology-25-19/#respond Sun, 23 Jun 2019 19:17:51 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=29730 PAKISTAN NEWS: If You Use Firefox You’ll Need to Update it Right Now: If you are using Mozilla’s Firefox web browser on PC, you should update it to the latest version right now. Mozilla has released security updates Firefox 67.0.3 and Firefox ESR 60.7.1 to fix a critical bug that hackers could exploit to take control …

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4 steps to developing responsible AI http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/24/4-steps-to-developing-responsible-ai/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/24/4-steps-to-developing-responsible-ai/#respond Sun, 23 Jun 2019 19:03:22 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=29888 Artificial intelligence (AI) is arguably the most disruptive technology of the information age. It stands to fundamentally transform society and the economy, changing the way people work and live. The rise of AI could have a more profound impact on humans than electricity. But what will the new relationship between humans and intelligent machines look like? …

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How global tech can drive local healthcare innovation in China http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/24/how-global-tech-can-drive-local-healthcare-innovation-in-china/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/24/how-global-tech-can-drive-local-healthcare-innovation-in-china/#respond Sun, 23 Jun 2019 19:01:05 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=29886 With an ageing population rapidly increasing the rate of disease, China’s healthcare system is ripe for innovation. From established corporations to fledgling startups, all recognize the potential for digital technologies, such as telehealth and artificial intelligence, to alleviate China’s overstretched healthcare professionals and help provide better care. In fact, the 2019 Future Health Index from Philips, which surveyed …

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Technology http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/17/technology-24-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/17/technology-24-19/#respond Sun, 16 Jun 2019 19:17:20 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=29458 PAKISTAN NEWS: LG Launches the World’s First 1ms Response Time IPS Monitor: At E3 2019, LG unveiled the world’s first ever IPS gaming monitor with a response time of only 1ms. These monitors are available in 27-inch and 36-inch sizes, and both the variants have extremely thin bezels. This is significant as IPS technology usually …

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Review of external debt http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/03/review-of-external-debt/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/03/review-of-external-debt/#respond Sun, 02 Jun 2019 19:45:28 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=29324 External debt plays both a pessimistic as well as optimistic role in shaping economic growth in any country mainly developing. Various studies recorded that external debt is useful when the government uses it for investment-oriented projects like energy, infrastructure and agriculture sector. And it will affect pessimistically when it is utilized for private and public …

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Technology http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/03/technology-22-23-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/06/03/technology-22-23-19/#respond Sun, 02 Jun 2019 19:17:24 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=29216 PAKISTAN NEWS: PTCL Partners with daraz to offer exclusive shopping vouchers: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), the country’s largest telecom services provider, has collaborated with Daraz, Pakistan’s biggest e-commerce platform, to offer exclusive Daraz shopping vouchers to PTCL customers. This initiative provides discounts to PTCL customers, who are new to Daraz, and PTCL users who …

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Top challenges being faced by the remittance industry http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/27/top-challenges-being-faced-by-the-remittance-industry/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/27/top-challenges-being-faced-by-the-remittance-industry/#respond Sun, 26 May 2019 20:01:05 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=29064 The five biggest challenges the international money transfer industry is facing in 2019 would break down something like this: Globally significant events If one puts the technology and the emerging world of FinTech to one side; in many ways the overseas money transfer industry will always be most affected by major world events and the …

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Technology http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/27/technology-21-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/27/technology-21-19/#respond Sun, 26 May 2019 19:17:38 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=28982 PAKISTAN NEWS: Mobile connectivity of millions of users in pakistan at risk: GSMA: The GSMA raised serious concerns over the unreasonable fees set by the government and Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on operators renewing mobile spectrum licenses in Pakistan, which it believes pose a significant risk to the mobile connectivity of millions of citizens. On …

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In-car technology: are we being sold a false sense of security? http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/27/in-car-technology-are-we-being-sold-a-false-sense-of-security/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/27/in-car-technology-are-we-being-sold-a-false-sense-of-security/#respond Sun, 26 May 2019 19:04:41 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=29195 The retired football star David Beckham recently received a six-month driving ban after being photographed using his hand-held phone while driving. Unfortunately, Beckham is not alone in apparently thinking that time spent driving can also be usefully spent doing something else. But it isn’t just phones that can distract us while driving. Increasingly, vehicles come …

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Technology http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/20/technology-20-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/05/20/technology-20-19/#respond Sun, 19 May 2019 19:17:43 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=28826 PAKISTAN NEWS: PTCL targets aggressive expansion as it returns to profitability: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) is back on the road of profitability. After a period of recovery of four years, the company is now targeting expansion as its business strategy for the future. The telecom giant recorded year-on-year revenue growth in 2018 for the …

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