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Connecting the Unconnected

Connecting the Unconnected

A spotlight on Pakistan’s telecom sector in the backdrop of smart cities. With a teledensity of 71 percent, 133 million mobile subscribers and 31.8 million mobile broadband (MBB) subscribers, Pakistan ranks sixth in the top ten smartphone markets for growth potential. This …Continue reading

Pakistani Researchers Lay the Foundation for Building Urdu Speech Recognition System

The possibility of some software application developer coming up with an Urdu speech recognition program just got more likely as the most fundamental tool needed for it has just been developed at Lahore’s Information Technology University. Linguistic technology expert Dr. Agha Ali …Continue reading

PITB Develops Mobile Application to Aid Afghan Refugee Registration

The Russian invasion of Afghanistan in 1979, its occupation till 1988 and the subsequent civil wars in the country led to one of the greatest refugees crises of the 20th century. Hundreds of thousands of Afghans poured into Pakistan, and were welcomed …Continue reading

Taking on the Mobile Phone Repair Industry

We’ve all done it. Had that moment where you forgot that you were holding your phone in one hand. Then there is that heart stopping moment when your phone slips from your grasp and free falls to the floor. You hear a …Continue reading

WhatsApp Will Use Your Data to Target Ads at You. But Everything Else on Your Phone Is Doing so Too

The company’s decision to provide user information to Facebook is only the latest attempt by app-makers to collect information about their users. The world’s most widely used app-based instant-messaging service has made a change that is about to affect its one billion …Continue reading

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