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Microsoft to open new training, development centre in Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD – Microsoft (MS) on Monday announced its plans to open a new training and development centre in Pakistan which will significantly expand the company’s investment in the country and will bring more opportunities for local companies and professionals. This was disclosed by GM Microsoft North Africa, East Mediterranean and Pakistan (NEPA) Leila Serhan during […]

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Anusha lauds US initiative on internet connectivity

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ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information Technology and Telecommunication Anusha Rahman Khan appreciated on Saturday the Global Connect Initiative being launched by the US to support growth of internet access and connectivity across the globe. The initiative will provide internet access to more than 1.5 billion unconnected citizens by 2020. Ms Khan made these remarks […]

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Microsoft invited to broaden IT base in Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information Technology Anusha Rahman on Monday urged upon the Microsoft team to put in place innovative and cost effective models to help broaden the technology base of the country, besides helping the under privileged segments of the society in the field of health and education. A high-level delegation of Microsoft […]

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Pakistan’s proposed ‘cyber hudood’

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Karachi: Imagine going to jail for sending emails and posting pictures of friends and family without obtaining their ‘permission’. Retweeting a meme you thought was funny. Making a critical comment on the cyber space about a deal made by a country having ‘friendly’ relations with Pakistan. Imagine having all your online activity stored at every […]

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New app, new experience: No more tears

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LAHORE: Tired of listening to that monotonous music when you dial into a customer service helpline? Fear not, rescue is here! Meet Omar Khan and Rizwan Chand – two young Pakistanis, founders of the startup Appography, aspiring to revolutionise the caller experience for customer service helplines. They have developed a smartphone app, Vivid, that aims […]

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Microsoft introduces new 8.1 Windows in Pakistan

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Microsoft introduced its new product- 8.1 Windows in Pakistan, bringing a number of new consumers, enterprises and business applications useable on all kind of latest mobile and internet devices. Briefing a group of journalists at Microsoft head-office on Wednesday, Lead Technology Strategist – Enterprise Partner Group at Microsoft – Zafar Ul Islam highlighted the features […]

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Microsoft launches Windows 8.1

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KARACHI: The update to Windows 8 has arrived and Microsoft hoped to lure enterprises with features that would mobilise workforces and keep business data secure. Nearly a year after Microsoft released its ambitious Windows 8 operating system and steady stream of leaks, which eventually turned into confirmations and updates, Microsoft has officially released Windows 8.1 […]

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Microsoft showcases cutting edge technology at ITCN Asia

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Microsoft Pakistan is pleased to showcase their cutting edge technology at the TEXPO Pavilion during the 13th ITCN Asia International Exhibition and Conferences in Pakistan. The event is the biggest IT gathering which brings together leading technology companies and a range of tech-savvy visitors. The event will take place from October 8-10, at the Karachi […]

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Punjab govt official bribed by Microsoft for Rs1 bn deal: WSJ

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ISLAMABAD: The Punjab government appears to be in no mood to find out the officer who allegedly toured Egypt along with his wife on Microsoft’s expense in December 2009 and in return awarded a $9 million (approximately Rs1 bn) contract to the US firm. Recently the Wall Street Journal reported that the US government was […]

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Microsoft steps up drive to grab cloud services market

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By: Farooq Baloch KARACHI: With cloud defining the future of information technology, world’s leading software companies seem to have stepped up campaigns to educate consumers and businesses about the benefits of cloud services. Microsoft Pakistan is one of them. Not long after it held a seminar about a private cloud service, the software giant held […]

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