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Nokia confidentially unveils N9

June 24, 2011
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“Turn your cameras off, no pictures please”– (Video of the Day) Nokia Chief Executive Stephen Elop unveiled a new smartphone on Tuesday that uses software the firm plans to ditch, a move analysts said would probably condemn the device to obscurity. Once the undisputed leader in hand phones, Nokia has rapidly lost ground in the […]

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National ICT&RD declares funding

June 24, 2011
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By Muhammad Yasir National ICT R&D Fund, Ministry of Information Technology,  has announced the provision of funds for industry professionals, academicians and students who will submit proposals of research and development projects on ICT solutions in the governance and socio-economy system of the country. The theme of these proposed projects are to be focused on […]

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Cyberwarriors in the making

June 24, 2011
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The Pentagon’s advanced research arm, the same group credited with developing the forerunner of the Internet in the 1960s, is working on many fronts to boost U.S. defenses against computer-generated attacks. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is building a virtual firing range in cyberspace — a replica of the Internet on which scientists can […]

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Twins end appeal of Facebook

June 24, 2011
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Olympic rowing twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have decided not to appeal to the Supreme Court a ruling upholding their $65 million settlement with Facebook Inc and its founder Mark Zuckerberg, signaling the possible end of the long-running dispute. The 2008 accord was intended to resolve a feud over whether Zuckerberg stole the idea for […]

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IEEE Pakistan Fund: Call for Proposals

June 21, 2011
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Call for Expression of Interest: IEEE Pakistan Fund. IEEE Lahore Section is seeking proposals from educational and professional institutes as well as other NGOs working in educational and professional development areas. Major Areas • Professional Development of Students, Staff, Faculty (affected by floods) • Infrastructure support (Labs, classrooms, equipment, components etc) • Scholarship support to […]

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Ufone Announces Competition for Telecom Bloggers

June 21, 2011
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Are you a telecom blogger and waiting for a writing competition? Well here is your chance then. Ufone is taking the lead in providing you with an opportunity where you can express your ideas to refine the image of Pakistan via the online medium. The objective of this activity is to encourage “U” (the telecom […]

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Social Media Through Microsoft’s Perspective

June 21, 2011
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Reported by Muhammad Yasir Social media plays an important role in providing news and information timely the online audience in Pakistan, creating awareness among the masses and providing solutions to various problems. Following the global trends of social media, Microsoft Pakistan held a workshop on Monday for technology journalist and bloggers to provide them an […]

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Nokia all set to take over dual SIM-mobile phone market

June 20, 2011
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The world’s leading mobile phone supplier, Nokia, unveiled the first two of its dual-SIM phones – Nokia X1-01 and Nokia C2-00 – in Pakistan at a press briefing at a local hotel on Tuesday. Both models offer the most convenient and intuitive experience available for switching between SIM cards – without compromising on features and […]

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Game Development Competition by PITB

June 17, 2011
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Mobile game industry needs to promote the game creativity among the people from any educational background. It is very difficult to short list creative people for the professional training related to game development. Therefore PITB is launching a computer game contest. Media Lab of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) developed a very basic and easy […]

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Nokia Announces MakeMyApp Competition

June 16, 2011
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Creative software developers in Pakistan have been invited by Nokia to share their applications. They are invited to come forward with their applications that are relevant for people living in Pakistan.The winning apps will receive awards and will be published on the Ovi Store for everyone to download and enjoy. Categories There are four categories […]

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