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Google and LG Enter Into Global Patent License Agreement


Karachi – Nov. 5, 2014 — LG Electronics Inc. (LG) and Google Inc. have entered into a long-term patent cross-licensing agreement covering a broad range of products and technologies. The agreement covers the two companies’ existing patents as well as those filed over the next 10 years. “We’re pleased to ...

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PCA Calls For A United Platform To Protect The Interests Of The It Traders Community


Islamabad, Thursday, April 2, 2015 – A joint session of the delegation of the Pakistan Computer Association, Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) and Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) after a meeting held in Islamabad on Thursday, called for a united platform to protect the ...

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Computer equipment import: Effective rate of tax, customs duty to rise due to unlawful imports


The effective rate of sales tax and customs duty on computer sector would increase through rationalisation of duties/taxes on import of computer equipment by bringing smuggled imports into the documented regime and reducing cost of legitimate importers. Talking to reporters here on Tuesday, Munawar Iqbal, Chairman Pakistan Computer Association PCA ...

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Pak ICT & Telecom Expo


Sat Oct 10 2015 at 10:00 am We at The Marketers IT Solutions & Services in Collaboration with Pakistan Computer Association (PCA), Islamabad and Rawalpindi chamber of commerce and Industry (RCCI) are taking an initiative by organizing the first ever Pakistan IT Expo (PITE), 2014 on 11th and 12th Jan, ...

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By Basharat Ahmed Khan, President Pakistan Computer Association (Lahore Chapter)


Much has been said and written after the introduction of Information Technology Agreement this year. This event is important for Pakistani IT industry as well, especially after its accession by the government of Pakistan. The fundamental and most critical question that has been arise on this development is that what ...

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Google Announces Accelerated Mobile Pages Project To Bring You Quick-Loading Articles


Google unveiled a new open source initiative today that it’s calling the Accelerated Mobile Pages Project. The name kind of spells out the concept: The AMP Project is supposed to result in web pages, particularly news articles, that load more quickly. To achieve this, AMP publishers will follow a technical ...

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Tablets won’t magically make education better: expert


New tablet technology will not automatically result in better education and policy should dictate a robust technology approach in schools, says a local expert. “It is a mistake to think that the novelty of technology will automatically translate into better learning. In fact, it may be a distraction, unless teachers ...

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Computer Industry presents Tax Policy Proposals


The computer industry including commercial importers of IT apparatus have offered Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) their due contribution in revenue collection through some major policy changes in the applicable tax regime to achieve objectives of meeting targets and checking illicit trade. Sources told Business Recorder that the FBR Tax ...

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PCA lauds Government’s Tax reform Programme


Prime Minister’s Advisor on Revenue Haroon Akhtar Khan has assured the IT industry, computer vendors and commercial importers of IT equipment that the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) will take measures to facilitate legitimate trade including rationalisation of taxes, but tax evaders would not be spared at any cost. This ...

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Ministers Vow To Expedite Much Needed E-Commerce Framework


Recognising the immense importance of e-Commerce for the economic growth of the country, Anusha Rahman, Minister of State for IT and Khurram Dastagir Khan, Minister for Commerce committed to expediting the much needed E-commerce framework at the earliest. The need for a fully committed joint working on the subject was ...

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