Technology – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:21:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Technology http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/24/technology-39-18/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/24/technology-39-18/#respond Sun, 23 Sep 2018 19:17:53 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20676 PAKISTAN: Zong 4G continues its speed and network expansion momentum like an F-16: Pakistan’s Leading Data Network, Zong 4G, has risen to earn the distinguished title of being the ‘F-16 of Pakistan’ on account of its fastest 4G speed and matchless connectivity. The genesis of the F-16 lies in its unmatched speed, precision and accuracy …

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Technology will be the game changer for financial inclusion in Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/technology-will-be-the-game-changer-for-financial-inclusion-in-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/technology-will-be-the-game-changer-for-financial-inclusion-in-pakistan/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:56:31 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20535 With rising mobile phone adoption, maturing 3G/4G telecom services, rapidly growing mobile money solutions and innovative initiatives like QR codes and mobile wallets, the digital landscape of Pakistan is all set to change. Other recent innovations include MasterPass/Fone Pay and SimSim etc. The industry expects the number of merchants to increase to 100,000 from the …

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Technology http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/technology-38-18/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/technology-38-18/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:17:40 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20452 PAKISTAN: YouTube Kids Now Lets Parents Control What Content their Children Can View: YouTube Kids has added a new feature that now lets parents whitelist videos and channels that their children can access. The feature has been rolled out to the Android platform in all regions currently. iOS users will have to wait a bit …

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How smartphones can close the global skills gap for billions http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/how-smartphones-can-close-the-global-skills-gap-for-billions/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/how-smartphones-can-close-the-global-skills-gap-for-billions/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:01:42 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20626 The future of work is rapidly changing. With the rise of machines and automation, we need to empower our workforces with 21st-century skills to help them remain employable. But how do we empower billions of people who may have never set foot inside a classroom? How do we give them universal access to education and …

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Technology http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/10/technology-37-18/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/10/technology-37-18/#respond Sun, 09 Sep 2018 19:17:51 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20224 PAKISTAN: Ufone launches prepaid data roaming offer for UAE and Saudi Arabia: Keeping up to its all-time commitment of making life easier for its valued customers, Ufone has launched Prepaid Data Roaming Offer in UAE. By launching this offer in UAE, Ufone has now become the only operator in Pakistan offering prepaid data roaming services …

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Technology http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/03/technology-36-18/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/03/technology-36-18/#respond Sun, 02 Sep 2018 19:17:34 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=19790 PAKISTAN: LG unveils curved gaming monitors to compete against Samsung’s offerings: Just like Samsung did recently, LG is using its prowess in the television segment to unveil a new line of curved gaming monitors. The two monitors cater to G-Sync and FreeSync each and feature a curved panel for a more immersive gaming experience. The monitors …

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What’s the future of Blockchain? http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/03/whats-the-future-of-blockchain/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/03/whats-the-future-of-blockchain/#respond Sun, 02 Sep 2018 19:05:59 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=19947 Blockchain is all the rage. We are constantly bombarded by reports of how it will change the world (e.g. Casey et al. 2018). While it may alter many aspects of our lives, our suspicion is that they will be in areas that we experience only indirectly. That is, blockchain technology mostly will change the implementation …

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Change is happening – and young people are leading the way forward http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/03/change-is-happening-and-young-people-are-leading-the-way-forward/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/03/change-is-happening-and-young-people-are-leading-the-way-forward/#respond Sun, 02 Sep 2018 19:03:33 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=19942 Now more than ever, people under the age of 30 are demonstrating the power of open, participatory and collective action. Rather than waiting for big social problems to be solved by government action, young people are adopting a do-it-ourselves ethos, actively shaping systems and structures to meaningfully include and empower more people. Take Basima Adulrahman. She …

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Technology http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/20/technology-34-18/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/20/technology-34-18/#respond Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:17:59 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=19254 PAKISTAN: Samsung is Working on a Self-Healing Oleophobic Coating for Smartphones: With the display being one of the more important components in their flagship phones, Samsung is enhancing the protection standards of these devices by introducing a new type of oleophobic coating. The oleophobic coating consists of a thin layer applied on top of a …

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Technology http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/13/technology-33-18/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/13/technology-33-18/#respond Sun, 12 Aug 2018 19:17:50 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18939 PAKISTAN: Hisense Enters Pakistani Market With Its Locally Produced LED & Laser TVs: Chinese LED TV manufacturer, Hisense, has announced to start its production and sales in Pakistan. Tri-Angels Electronics established its first assembly line while its “Clean Laboratory” is under process and will be completed in January 2019. Tri-Angels Electronics has made a 2.8 …

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