Facebook creates financial unit for digital payments

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook has created a new unit devoted to financial services for payment systems on its platform. The new group, called Facebook Financial, will be headed by e-commerce veteran David Marcus, who was a president at PayPal before joining

Rawalpindi district court to digitalise case records

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi district court has decided to digitise all court records to facilitate litigants and lawyers and bring it at par with modern technology. The judicial staff at the district courts are preparing to establish a digital records room

Canada to ramp up COVID-19 testing, recommend digital app

OTTAWA: Canada will ramp up COVID-19 testing and contact tracing as it gradually lifts restrictions and is working closely with Apple and Google on a mobile phone app to help, the prime minister said. In his daily news conference, Prime

Macron, Trump agree to hold tech giants off on digital tax

PARIS: Presidents Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump have decided to extend to the end of the year negotiations on a French tax on digital giants, delaying the threat of sanctions against Paris by Washington, a French diplomatic source said Monday.

Tania Aidrus vows to bring Paypal, cryptocurrency to Pakistan

KARACHI: The head of Prime Minister’s ‘Digital Pakistan’ initiative, Tania Aidrus, has pledged to bring digital payment provider PayPal and introduce cryptocurrency in the country. The former Google Executive said that she will play her role in solving the problems

Digitalizing Pakistan

If you have ever visited a government department then you would know how bureaucratic red tape leads to an extremely slow pace of work. Things may change now as Prime Minister Imran Khan has launched the ambitious ‘Digital Pakistan’ program.