Category: Tech

Japan is planning to hire Pakistani IT experts

Japanese human resources officials would soon visit Pakistan in order to hire the services of Pakistani IT experts. The Japanese ambassador met with Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunications, Syed Amin Ul Haque, in Islamabad. During the meeting, the two sides agreed to enhance their cooperation in the IT field between the two countries.

Microsoft helping Pakistani girls to become software developers

Microsoft, a leading software company, has been encouraging young Pakistani girls to pursue careers in software development. Using Microsoft’s Power platform, students in primary school are now able to design and customize applications according to their needs. Power Platform enables simple business processes to be automated with Power Automate, and Power Apps can be developed easily.

KP Government to build Science Museum in province

KPK’s Minister for Science and Technology said on Monday that a new science museum is planned for the province. The minister explained that the project would cost Rs500 million during his address at the GIKI graduation ceremony. In his remarks about the Catalyst GIK Incubator, Atif Khan pointed out that it is the only residential incubator in the country.

Elon Musk-owned Starlink wants to launch internet services in Pakistan

Starlink, a global satellite broadband provider based in the US, recently visited the PTA’s headquarters. The delegation was led by Director Middle East & Asia, Ryan Goodnight, and Head of Global Site Acquisition, Ben Macwilliam. The announcement was made on PTA’s official Twitter account. The Starlink delegation met with the Chairman of the PTA and the Executive Director of the Frequency Allocation Board.

WhatsApp Enables Crypto Feature For Financial Payments, Tests Underway in US

WhatsApp announced that it will launch a limited trial to test a new feature that will allow users to send and receive money using cryptocurrency. Users can use this new feature which will be supported by Novi. Meta’s recently launched digital wallet service, Novi, will use the US. Pax Dollars (USPD) for instant transfers in the United States through its pilot program.

Apple launches ‘Self Service Repair,’ allowing you to repair your iPhone yourself

Apple has a big announcement about the repair industry. “Self Service Repair” will allow customers to complete their own device repairs. This includes common repairs such as battery replacements and iPhone screen replacements. In the Repair program, customers will be able to access genuine Apple parts and tools for completing repairs.

Mubashir Husain Rehmani ranks among world’s most influential researchers

Mubashir Husain Rehmani has been recognized as one of the top 1% of researchers in the field of computer sciences in the world. He has been listed in the highly cited research list for the second straight year. The list is compiled by Clarivate Analytics. This list highlights the citations of researchers with significant influence in their fields during the past decade.

President Alvi inaugurates Pakistan’s first-ever National Cyber Security Academy

In an effort to train cyber security experts, President Arif Alvi has inaugurated the nation’s first national cyber security academy (NCSA) at Air University Islamabad. Alvi inaugurated the NCSA at the opening ceremony of the International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security-2021 in Islamabad. The event was attended by civil, military, and foreign dignitaries.

Pakistan startup Sedenius Technologies developing Self Driving Technology

The Pakistani startup, Sedenius Technologies, is working on introducing Self Driving Technology in Pakistan. The company designs and develops software for cars with autonomous driving systems. Currently, the company is working on developing an ADAS that is calibrated and modulated by technologies like Multisensor Data Fusion and the Automotive Data and Time-Triggered Framework.

Formula Electric Racing NUST team secures 2nd position in Formula Student Russia 2021

The Formula Electric Racing NUST (FERN) has managed to grab 2nd place in the Formula Student Russia 202 1. The team competed against numerous other teams from around the world. NUST students placed second in all individual events, including Engineering Design event, Business Plan Presentation, Cost event, and EV Category.