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Technology 26 Nov 2015 | 2:52 PM

Pakistan to invite PayPal, Alibaba to start e-commerce services

Pakistan is set to invite global online payment giants PayPal and Alibaba to offer their services in the country, the IT ministry has said, after easing its e-commerce rules.

TECH 30 Sep 2014 | 4:52 PM

Online abuse of women in Pakistan turns into real-world violence

Internet abuse of women in Pakistan is triggering real world violence against them, but large social media companies, such as Facebook and Twitter, are moving too slowly to stop it, Internet rights group Bytes for All said.

TECH 03 Mar 2016 | 9:25 AM

Uber launches low-cost service in Pakistan amid broader Asia push

US-based ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc launched in Pakistan, venturing into a country where credit cards are rare and security is a concern.

TECH 21 Apr 2015 | 12:52 PM

Pakistan cyber bill threatens free speech, privacy: rights groups

International rights organisations including Human Rights Watch urged Pakistan’s parliament to reject a proposed cybercrime bill which they said threatened freedom of expression and privacy.

TECH 28 Jul 2015 | 3:30 PM

Pakistan to shut down BlackBerry services by December over "security"

The Pakistani government plans to shut down BlackBerry Ltd’s secure messaging services by Dec 1 for "security reasons", the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority said.

TECH 04 Oct 2013 | 12:52 PM

Pakistan province orders halt to Skype over security concerns

Pakistani authorities have banned instant messaging and Internet telephony services including Skype, WhatsApp and Viber in the province of Sindh for three months for security reasons, a government spokesman said on Thursday.

TECH 01 Jan 2016 | 7:53 AM

Blackberry says will continue operations in Pakistan

BlackBerry Ltd said it has decided to continue its operations in Pakistan as the government dropped a request for access to users' data.

TECH 12 Aug 2016 | 8:45 AM

Pakistan passes controversial cyber-crime law

Pakistan has adopted a much-criticised cyber security law that grants sweeping powers to regulators to block private information they deem illegal.

TECH 08 Jul 2017 | 4:00 AM

Pizza bytes! Pakistan enchanted by first robot waitresses

Pakistan’s first robot waitresses are serving up smiles for customers at an upscale pizza restaurant in the ancient city of Multan, better known for its centuries-old Sufi shrines, mango orchards and handicrafts.

TECH 28 Mar 2016 | 4:15 AM

Facebook apologises for Safety Check glitch after Pakistan blast

Facebook apologised for a bug that sent a Safety Check notification to users around the world following a deadly suicide bombing in Pakistan.