Tag: Global

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May2017
Pakistan on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Alibaba Group Holdings Limited to promote Pakistan’s worldwide exports by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through e-commerce. Alibaba Group’s Executive Chairman, Jack Ma and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif witnessed the signing ceremony. Speaking at the headquarters of the e-commerce giant, the prime minister ... Read More
May 16, 2017Diana Hopkins

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Feb2017
ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) issued on Tuesday a show-cause notice to online shopping platform Kaymu.pk for deceptive marketing practices. The notice was issued with regard to the policy of the online shopping site elaborating on disputes between buyers and sellers, return policy, payment and shipping methods, and vague terms ... Read More
February 8, 2017Diana Hopkins

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Feb2017
  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. PHOTO: FACEBOOK Asia is now Facebook’s biggest region in terms of daily active users, shows new data today from the social network. With 396 million people across Asia using Facebook each day, the continent is now larger than the “rest of the world” for the first time ... Read More
February 3, 2017Diana Hopkins

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Feb2017
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick — Reuters Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick quit President Donald Trump's business advisory group on Thursday amid mounting pressure from activists and employees who oppose the administration's immigration policies. Critics included Uber drivers, many of whom are immigrants themselves. "Joining the group was not meant to ... Read More
February 3, 2017Diana Hopkins

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Feb2017
Chinese banks are hiring blockchain experts as the government pushes use of the technology behind bitcoin to increase transparency and combat fraud in its financial sector. Lenders have struggled for years with outdated and disparate technology. While four Chinese banks rank among the world's five largest by capital, many still use ... Read More
February 2, 2017Diana Hopkins

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Feb2017
TapMad TV, Pakistan’s newest video-on-demand service launched last week at the Alliance Francaise in Karachi, with a promise to reinvent the way Pakistanis watch television. With a mixture of sports, dramas, children’s shows, religious content, movies and music, TapMad includes content on-demand to suit the tastes of television audience across the ... Read More
February 2, 2017Diana Hopkins