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Mobile broadband emerging as life-saving technology?

Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc across the board with mobile services, especially mobile broadband emerging as a lifesaving technology. However, given the economic climate, relief to the common man to…

Technology needs context

Providing free laptops or tablets to schools or learners won’t address the systemic educational inequalities in the country. Technology, by design, does not alter the fundamentals because its use and…

Towards a technology-driven economy

In today’s world, technology has emerged as the driving force behind socioeconomic development. Its transformative impact is evident across various sectors, influencing economic growth, education, healthcare and governance. Many disruptive…

Investing in technology sector: a primer — I

Since the beginning of 2020, one investment sector has stood out globally through all the Covid-19 pandemic induced volatility in markets, economies and industries – that of the Information and…

Investing in technology sector—a primer—II

The Part I of this series of articles on investing in information and communications technology (tech) sector highlighted the significant out-performance of this sector during the last several years and…

Mobile app on accredited courses soon, says HEC

The Higher Education Commission has said it will soon launch a mobile app to give information to parents and students about the validly accredited educational programmes and institutions. This was…

SECP accelerates technology-driven solutions

Recently, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) conducted an online survey to obtain feedback about its services delivery and to seek out suggestions from its stakeholders. Though an…

The Power Of Technology

The power of technology

Pakistan stands at a crossroads. The fourth industrial revolution is upon us, and technological changes are happening at a mind-boggling pace. New species of plants and animals can now be…