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July 17, 2019

Fintech sector needs a regulatory sandbox approach’ an interview with Shehryar Hydri, SG, P@SHA

Shehryar Hydri has over two decades of wide-ranging experience in Technology, Media and Communication. He currently serves as the Secretary-General […]
July 17, 2019

Can the local IT industry help with digital payment security?

Last week, this column took up the question of digital payment security from a banking viewpoint in the wake of the […]
November 28, 2018

The government should outsource large IT projects to the private sector

Shehryar Hydri is the Secretary-General of the Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA) for Information Technology (IT) and IT-enabled Services (ITES). […]
November 20, 2018
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Punjab govt proposes data processing, sharing protocols

The influx of digital devices has helped usher in a new era of technological ease. But few realize the actual […]
November 8, 2018
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CCP approves Alipay’s 45% stake in Telenor Microfinance Bank

ISLAMABAD: The antitrust watchdog has allowed Alipay – an affiliate of online shopping giant Alibaba – acquisition of 45% stake in […]
September 26, 2018
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Pakistan’s personal finance app attracts users in 168 countries

KARACHI: In what appeared to be a simple question from Jaffer Business Systems (JBS) Chief Executive Officer Veqarul Islam, while hiring […]
May 8, 2018
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China’s Alibaba Group acquires Daraz

KARACHI: Alibaba Group has bought the entire share capital of Rocket Internet’s Daraz Group, Rocket Internet said on Tuesday, without disclosing […]
March 29, 2018
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Online infringement case could help investment sentiment in Pakistan

A legal battle between online marketplace OLX and Pakistan’s largest automobile sales website over intellectual property theft and copyright infringement […]
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