Monthly Archive: October 2018

Jazz Digital Conference Launches Breakthrough Policy Report

Jazz Digital Conference Launches Breakthrough Policy Report

Following the full-day digital policy conference called Accelerate to a Digital State, Jazz, Pakistan’s largest digital telecommunication company, released a sector report on a digital policy framework for the Government of Pakistan. This sector...

Ufone Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Rating by Bureau Veritas

Ufone Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Rating by Bureau Veritas

Ufone announced today that it has achieved certification of the new standard ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) for its Technology Department, covering both the Network as well as IT portfolios. With this, the...

Careem Secures $500 Million in New Funding

Careem Secures $500 Million in New Funding

Careem, the leading internet platform for the greater Middle East, has secured US$200 million from existing investors in the first close of a new fundraise expected to exceed US$500 million. Through this funding, Careem...

3G/4G Users Cross 59.48 Million Mark During September 2018

3G/4G Users Cross 59.48 Million Mark During September 2018

The number of 3G and 4G users in Pakistan reached 59.48 million by end September 2018, according to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). Number of mobile phone users in Pakistan reached 151.66 million by...

Spotify releases official, and much-needed, app for Google’s Wear OS

Spotify releases official, and much-needed, app for Google’s Wear OS

You’ll now be able to bring your music volume down to one percent (when ads start) without having to take out your phone, as Spotify has announced a new app for Google Wear OS....

The next generation of streaming video games is on its way

The next generation of streaming video games is on its way

There’s a specific kind of frustration associated with crappy game-streaming services. It’s all about the build-up — you find a game, whether it’s something brand new or a long-lost childhood favorite, and boot it...

Tumblr fixes security flaw that exposed account info

Tumblr fixes security flaw that exposed account info

Tumblr just fixed a flaw that could have revealed much more than bloggers were comfortable with sharing. A security researcher talking to the social site (which is owned by Engadget’s parent brand Oath, and...

Twitter will show users when tweets are removed for policy violations

Twitter will show users when tweets are removed for policy violations

Twitter is making a couple of changes in regards to how it handles reported tweets. First, users have told Twitter that they don’t necessarily want to see tweets that they’ve reported. So now, anytime...

Spotify will help artists upload music to competing services

Spotify will help artists upload music to competing services

Spotify’s direct uploads for artists weren’t as convenient as they seemed — there wasn’t much point to using it when musicians typically want to upload to many services. The streaming giant is well aware...