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‘Fori Mazdoori ’app set to narrow the digital divide in Karachi labour market

Fori Mazdoori is a smart app initiative that thrives on digital inclusion by connecting blue-collared workers instantly with employers across Pakistan. Launching its first operation in May 2017, Fori has partnered with Telenor Pakistan with 50 retailers on-board, and has angel investors like InfoTech Group backing them up. Fori aims to bridge the gap between the non-technical work force and …

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JS Bank and Inov8 Limited Enter into Strategic Partnership

JS Bank and Inov8 Limited have signed two agreements to promote financial inclusion in the industry by digitizing payments, and provide an unmatched digital experience for its valuable customers. The partnership between Inov8 Limited and JS Bank is designed to enable JS Bank customers to conduct internet banking and retail payments through a digital ecosystem, both through the Fonepay platform …

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Advance Telecom to launch Nokia Smart Phones in Pakistan

Advance Telecom recently announced that it will be launching Nokia Smart Phones in Pakistan as the official distribution partner of HMD Global-The Home of Nokia Phones. At a ceremony held to celebrate the placement of first smartphones order, Mr. Rizwan Majid, CEO Advance Telecom, reiterated the commitment that Advance Telecom has made to Nokia phones by voluntarily deciding to dedicate …

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Bank Alfalah, Virtual University sign deal to bridge gaps between industry and academia

Furthering its commitment to bridge gaps between the industry and academia, Pakistan’s leading banking institution, Bank Alfalah, has signed a strategic agreement with Pakistan’s premier ICT-based distance learning institution, Virtual University of Pakistan, Lahoreto establish a framework of learning between the two institutions. The agreement was signed by Mr. Ahmed NaumanAnees, Head Learning and Development Division (L&DD), Bank Alfalah Limited …

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‘CreditFix’ wins Karandaaz Pakistan FinTech Disrupt Challenge 2017

Pakistan’s top agency for promotion of financial inclusion, Karandaaz Pakistan announced ‘CreditFix’ the winner of its Fintech Disrupt Challenge 2017 after a close competition between extraordinary startups at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi. CreditFix, founded by Owais Zaidi will receive up to $100,000 in funding whereas the three runner-ups, ‘Invoice Wakalah’, ‘UniKrew’ and ‘Agrigate’will receive up to $20,000 …

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K-Electric Customer Care Excellence Wins Regional Award for Best Use of Technology

Karachi – May 20, 2017: Pakistan’s only vertically integrated power utility, K-Electric has won the ‘Best Use of Technology’ Award in the ‘Best Customer Innovation’ category at the Genesys G-Summit Middle East 2017 held in Dubai. This is the first time a Pakistani company has won an award at this regional platform. Genesys is the world’s leading Customer Experience Platform serving more than 10,000 customers in …

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Xiaomi Launches Redmi 4X in Pakistan

The world’s leading technology company Xiaomi launches Redmi 4X in Pakistan on Saturday through distribution partner SmartLink Technology. The launch event took place at Ava Gardner, Faletti’s hotel, Lahore on Friday was hosted by none other than the charming and witty Taimur Salahuddin AKA Mooroo. Audiences were provided double dose of entertainment with the hilarious jokes of Mooroo and scintillating …

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Cryptocurrency- What Future Holds for It?

Any digital currency whose creation and management relies on advanced techniques of cryptography, is commonly referred as cryptocurrency. The world saw cryptocurrency turning into a (virtual) reality from an academic concept back in 2009, when Bitcoin, the world’s first modern cryptocurrency, was launched. Despite facing some strong opposition and a few serious roadblocks, Bitcoin was able to grab significant attention …

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Jazz Awarded for Excellence in Service Delivery

Islamabad – 15 May, 2017: In recognition of its customer centric approach to business, Jazz has been awarded with the Service Appreciation Award at this years’ Service Punch: The Service Conference organized by Active8. It provides a unique learning event and knowledge sharing platform dedicated to excellence in service and the customer experience. The awards were based on a survey …

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Four Reasons Why a Hotel Business Needs Social Media Marketing

Gone are the days when traditional marketing was the only way to lure customers towards one’s business. The advent of technology has resulted in giving birth to social media marketing, a marketing phenomenon which enables businesses to reach a larger target audience, irrespective of the geographical borders, and to convey their message through various campaigns which are run on social …

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