Hamza Zakir

Platonist. Humanist. Unusually edgy sometimes.


802  stories by Hamza Zakir

Facebook blocked in Myanmar as military rule tightens

Myanmar is going through some pretty turbulent times as of late, with the recent coup plunging it back into...

Feb 5 · 1 min read >

Kuwaiti tech firm keen to invest in water and solar projects in Sindh

Enertech, a Kuwaiti state-owned enterprise, has declared its interest in the Pakistani space, as it looks forward to invest...

Feb 4 · 56 sec read >

TikTok warns users about videos spreading fake news, misinformation

TikTok appears to be taking the spread of fake news and online misinformation campaigns seriously as it has now...

Feb 4 · 58 sec read >

Telecom industry reports significant decline in average revenue per user in FY20

According to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), the average revenue per user (ARPU) per month for telecom operators has...

Feb 4 · 1 min read >

Instagram is preventing users in some regions from posting feed photos to Stories

Some Instagram users might be scratching their heads right now wondering why they can’t share posts from their feed...

Feb 3 · 1 min read >

Apple to invest $3.6b in Kia Motors to develop the Apple Car

Apple is apparently going all in on its electric car ambitions. The Cupertino-based tech giant is reportedly planning to...

Feb 3 · 1 min read >

Fawad Chaudhry announces “biggest scholarship in Pakistan” for matric toppers

Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has just announced the “biggest scholarship in Pakistan”, with the minister...

Feb 3 · 51 sec read >

Roshan digital accounts bring in $400m in four months

In a development that is sure to boost the nation’s confidence in the central bank initiative launched by Prime...

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Feb 3 · 1 min read >

Google will put an end to internal games for Stadia

Google said on Monday that it would stop the internal development of games for Stadia, making the cloud-based game-streaming...

Feb 2 · 57 sec read >

Govt actively monitored internet during lockdown: PTA

The year 2020 was memorable for loads of obvious reasons. It was the year that witnessed a meteoric rise...

Feb 2 · 1 min read >

Exports cross $2bn mark for a fourth consecutive month

Pakistan’s exports have been maintaining their steady (and impressive) growth. According to data released by the Ministry of Commerce...

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Feb 2 · 58 sec read >

Nationwide COVID-19 vaccine drive to start from February 3

The federal government has officially decided to initiate nationwide COVID-19 vaccine drive from February 3. According to the National...

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Feb 1 · 46 sec read >

Cook vs. Zuckerberg: Apple CEO bashes his Facebook rival over data privacy

Apple CEO Tim Cook clearly has zero qualms about voicing his opinion against his rivals in the world of...

Feb 1 · 1 min read >