Vivek Gundotra

Rocket Internet and Ooredoo’s collaboration to bring investment to Pakistan

With plans to go deeper in the emerging markets around the world, German startup incubator Rocket Internet has partnered with Qatar-based telecommunication services provider Ooredoo to form ‘Asia Internet Holding’. This holding group aims to invest in new and existing Asian e-commerce startups, especially the ones with a mobile services-centric approach. Asia Internet Holding will invest […]
Vivek Gundotra

Google’s Senior Vice President Vivek Gundotra Steps Down

After serving the internet giant for 8 years, Google’s Senior Vice President for Social Vic Gundotra has decided to relinquish his duties. The decision was announced today on his Google+ account. An internal company memo and a highly-placed Google executive also confirmed the decision which will go effective immediately. “Today I’m announcing my departure from […]

Join Adobe Behance Portfolio Review and Showoff your Creativity Skills!

With Adobe Behance, you can give new dimensions to your creativity. The world’s leading creative platform not only allows you to follow the leading names in the creative industry but also allows you to upload your work to the cloud and get reviews from your peers. These community reviews can go a long way in […]


Microsoft Celebrates Tech Day 2014

As a part of the attempt to promote technology in Pakistan, Microsoft recently held Tech Day across three major cities: Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi. The event at Lahore was organized by the Microsoft Innovation Center and was held at LUMS on 9th April, 2014. Many notable members of the tech industry graced the event with […]

3G/4G Licenses Auction Concludes, Raising $1.112 Billion in the Process

The long-awaited auction of Next Generation Mobile Services (NGMS) hosted by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has finally concluded. The auction was held online with the telecom operators sending in bids using the secure portal provided by PTA, but an event was also set up by PTA at Marriott Hotel, Islamabad to cover the historic milestone […]

Karachi Pakathon to be held on 10th May

Under the umbrella of MIT Enterprise Forum, Karachi is all set to celebrate Pakathon this May.The event will be hosted by Aman Foundation on 10th May. Pakathon is an effort to bring thinkers, innovators and developers on the same platform so that they can engage in productive activities and put their heads together to come […]


Pakistani Prodigy Mehroz Yawar Becomes the Youngest Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)

Mehroz Yawar, a resident of Lahore, Pakistan, claimed the title of being the youngest Microsoft Certified Professional after he successfully passed the standard examination procedure for the certification. Mehroz appeared in the exams of Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) and excelled with singular scores. Mehroz declared his remarkable achievement a result of the Almighty Allah’s […]

Are we close to YouTube unban in Pakistan?

In a much-awaited turn of events, Senate’s Functional Committee on Human Rights accepted a resolution put forth today regarding the removal of country-wide restriction on the popular video-sharing service, YouTube. The resolution was presented by Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed. The arguments he established to support the resolution cited countries like Saudi Arabia and UAE as […]

Meet the core team and winners of naSCon

The event that kicked off on Friday Evening with Mushaira has finally reached an end. NaSCon team spent months and sleepless nights in order to make this it a success. The hard work and effort paid off and first international naSCon witnessed huge participation from all over the country. We conversed with the core team of […]


Fast Islamabad witnessed a grand opening ceremony of naSCon

­Today FAST National University marked grand opening of the 13th National Student Convention (NASCON).  NASCON started its journey in 2001 and this event promised to be of same spirit but better from the past ones. Nascon is a student’s organized event where students from all over Pakistan battle in the field of Engineering, IT, Management […]

TourPlanner.Pk recommends you to ‘Dekho Pakistan’ this Summer

If you have ever faced the dilemma of wanting to go to a tour around famous national tourist destinations but also being restricted because of time, resources or planning limitations, your woes just might be over. A local, Pakistani website called TourPlanner.pk promises to bring an all-in-one solution for your tour planning, hotel room booking, […]

Mobilink Introduces Country’s First “Mobile Trade Program”

In the wake of long-anticipated 3G/4G licenses auction process for the country’s telcos, Mobilink has decided to step up the game with the introduction of its “Mobile Trade Program” which will provide new and existing Mobilink subscribers a chance to lay their hands on the latest 3G-enabled smartphones by turning in their old devices and […]

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