Hamza Zakir

Platonist. Humanist. Unusually edgy sometimes.

 
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PITB and Irrigation Department join hands to work on e-Tawan system

After the successful launch of e-Abiana system in Punjab province, the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and the Irrigation...

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Apr 15 · 50 sec read >

Turkey slaps Google with $37m fine for anti-competitive behavior

Turkey’s Competition Board has fined Alphabet’s Google more than $36.65 million for abusing its dominant position in search engine...

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Apr 15 · 54 sec read >

PTA urges Twitter to block any “trends and tweets” against the country’s judiciary

The Pakistan Telecom­munication Authority (PTA) has directed Twitter to immediately block and remove malicious “trends and tweets” vilifying superior...

Apr 14 · 1 min read >

Sindh cabinet approves 250 electric buses for six cities

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday presided over a seven-hour long cabinet meeting and discussed over...

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Apr 14 · 1 min read >

5 popular freelancing skills courses on Airschool

Airschool is welcoming more freelance and professional skill-based courses every month. This April, choose from 5 exclusive, quality courses...

Apr 14 · 3 min read >

Siri spills the beans on Apple’s next event, and it’s going to be special

Siri can be pretty chatty sometimes. The virtual assistant went ahead and told users on Tuesday that Apple would...

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Apr 13 · 58 sec read >

Intel to produce chips for automakers in the midst of a global chip shortage

The chief executive of Intel announced on Monday that the company is in talks to start producing chips for...

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Apr 13 · 57 sec read >

Pakistani trucking marketplace startup Truck It In raises $1.5m in pre-seed round

Pakistan’s Truck It In has raised $1.5 million for its trucking marketplace in a pre-seed round led by Global...

Apr 13 · 1 min read >

New study reveals that Facebook’s job ad algorithm discriminates based on gender

Facebook isn’t supposed to let advertisers target by things like age or gender for employment ads anymore, but a...

Apr 12 · 1 min read >

UAE selects first Arab woman for astronaut training

The United Arab Emirates has selected the first Arab woman to train as an astronaut, as the Gulf country...

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Apr 12 · 48 sec read >

Pakistani IT companies have been encouraged to invest in Jordan

According to Ambassador of Jordan to Pakistan Ibrahim Almadani, IT companies in Pakistan should invest in Jordan as it...

Apr 12 · 1 min read >

Microsoft to buy AI firm Nuance for about $16 billion

Microsoft is reportedly in advanced talks to acquire speech-recognition company Nuance Communications, according to a source quoted by CNBC....

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Apr 12 · 59 sec read >

Spotify to roll out a ‘Hey Spotify’ feature for some users

If you’re used to saying “Hey Siri” or “Hey Google” to launch features, Spotify is cooking up a wake...

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Apr 8 · 58 sec read >