Tag: Apps

KP Apps Challenge for young entrepreneurs held

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article image STAFF REPORT PESH: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa IT Board (KPITB), Tech Valley Abbottabad, Code for Pakistan, World Bank and PTA has hosted a Demo Day’ for the KP Apps Challenge in Peshawar. Youngsters from all over Pakistan were invited to participate in the challenge, which was judged by a panel of experts. Total cash prizes of up to Rs 0.6 million were also announced. Submissions of note included Karigar’ - a mobile app that connects vocational tradesmen such as carpenters and…Read More

5th NASA Space Apps Challenge organised

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad (IST) has organized the fifth NASA International Space Apps Challenge in Pakistan. IST is the proud sponsor and host of this International event and more than 20 teams from all over Pakistan participated in this event. Space Apps Curator Shakeel Shafiq opened the session. The keynote remarks were delivered by the event head Dr. Najam Abbas, Assistant Professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Head of…Read More

PTA holds apps development training for women

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA), in collaboration with the Ministry of Information Technology, has recently arranged five-day professional training for women on "Android Development and Augmented Reality" at its head office as part of the "m-entrepreneurship for women" programme. The objective of this training was to equip potential women entrepreneurs with necessary mobile application development skills. The training also focused on…Read More

Protecting m-wallets against malicious apps

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According to a report, the State Bank of Pakistan is eyeing to achieve a manifold surge in mobile-wallets (m-wallet) to over 50 million by the year 2020. This could be a major achievement as the country has already widely welcomed the IT-based monetary services particularly e-banking. Although provision of bank branches at village level across the country is not feasible, yet it created space for the successful launch of branchless banking especially in remote and rural populations. The last…Read More

Ufone Launched Google Play Store Apps for Android OS Smart phones

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article image Ufone Pakistanhasannouncedits Ufone Widget for convenience and affordability for thecustomerand for its best hard work tofacilitateitscustomersmore andmore. Ufone widgetAndroid Appis totally free for allUfone PrepaidCustomers. If you are using Android Smartphone you can download ufone app fromGoogle Play Storein your cell phone and can get latest Ufone Alerts and Services absolutely free every time when it beannounced. By using this Google Ufone App you will access official websiteof…Read More

Why is shopping on mobile Apps easier

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article image Mobile shopping and m-commerce have diverged into many branches. You can now buy and sell not only through websites, but also mobile apps. The convenience of Smart phones have fashioned a new generation of smart shoppers as well. There is no debate over the fact that people have more disposable income and are financially independent as both men and women have started working more. There are thousands of products available in the market today, all of varying brands. It is actually hard to keep…Read More

Apps development under law

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Last month, a Pakistani IT professional was indicted in Virginia, USA, for allegedly conspiring to advertise and sell StealthGenie, a spyware application (app) that could monitor calls, texts, videos and other communications on mobile phones without being detected. This marks the first-ever criminal case concerning the advertisement and sale of a mobile device spyware app in the world of information technology across the world. Since advertising and selling spyware technology is a criminal…Read More

Carmudi stresses five apps for entrepreneur needs

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A smartphone has the capacity to organise the user’s day, minutes, business trip and even clutter on a busy day. For entrepreneurs, having a smartphone loaded with the right kind of apps is like getting investors to back their venture. Stefan Haubold, Global Managing Director and Co-founder of Carmudi, though otherwise known as a savvy entrepreneur, manages 18 countries globally without ever having to miss an official appointment or even a play date with his…Read More

Five Apps every Entrepreneur needs

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Why get a personal secretary when your smartphone can organise your day, your minutes, your business trip and even your clutter on a busy day? For entrepreneurs, having a smartphone loaded with the right kind of apps is like getting investors to back your venture. Stefan Haubold, Global Managing Director and Co-founder ofCarmudi, though otherwise known as a savvy entrepreneur, manages 18 countries globally without ever having to miss an official appointment or even a play date with his…Read More