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IBM is going for more business with Silicon Valley startups

IBM

IBM is going to San Francisco to do more business with Silicon Valley startups. The company will be opening a new cognitive computing hub for Watson West, in San Francisco. IBM’s Senior Vice President Mike Rhodin announced the news during an event in San Francisco Thursday. The goal of the center is to make …

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ECP: Deployment of smartphones during by-polls

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) may use smartphones at select polling stations during by-elections in NA-122 Lahore and NA-154 Lodhran. The constituencies promise to be hotly contested between the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the PTI. As part of the pilot project suggested by ECP’s IT wing, presiding officers …

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Peace policy of Pakistan gets praised by British PM

Peace policy of Pakistan gets praised by British PM

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressed Pakistan’s desire to have good relations based on peace policy with all neighboring countries in a meeting with Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron in London. He also highlighted Pakistan’s important role and sacrifices in the fight against terrorism. According to the statement released by Pakistan’s High Commission in …

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Misha Lakhani opens her outlet in Lahore

Misha Lakhani opens her outlet in Lahore

Misha Lakhani has launched an outlet in Lahore. The space has been designed by Yousaf Shahbaz of Strata. The store’s layout is very easy to navigate around. Classic elements, both indigenous and European, blend seamlessly into the store’s strong Art Deco aesthetic. “There were specifics that I was excited about, such as the brass jaalis, …

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Hajj stampede at Mina: 717 pilgrims killed and 863 injured

Hajj stampede at Mina: 717 pilgrims killed and 863 injured

717 pilgrims died while another 863 were wounded in a Hajj stampede during the stoning of Satan at Mina, outside the holy city of Makkah, where some two million people were performing the annual Hajj pilgrimage. The Hajj stampede, in which at least 863 others were injured, took place on Street …

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Pakistani Black Friday – a shopper’s dream come true

Pakistani Black Friday

Pakistani Black Friday, such music to any shopper who knows about the year-end American sales binge known as Black Friday (BF). Bloomberg Business reported the local version of BF to be introduced in Pakistan,on Wednesday. “It doesn’t matter that Black Friday is an American invention,” said Bjarke Mikkelsen, co-chief executive officer of Daraz, the …

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Pope Francis in the White House with President Obama

Pope Francis

Pope Francis made a historic visit to U.S. and endorsed President Obama‘s climate change policy by praising the plan to curb emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases. The Pope has made addressing global warming a signature issue of his papacy, issuing a 180-page teaching document, known as an encyclical, to bishops in …

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Scream Queens series premiere

Scream Queens

Scream Queens had a two-hour series premiere on Tuesday night. It was full of amazing one-liners and deaths of many. The mean girls of Kappa Kappa Tau were under attack in the season premiere with unlimited suspects. Because who wouldn’t have a grudge against a group of mean girls who terrorize everyone around them …

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