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5 Notable Pakistani Tech Tweets This Month

From this month onward we will bring you notable tweets from Twitter Pakistan on various topics. This month’s topic is Technology.

1. Starting from Twitter Urdu’s tweet about Urdu Optimal Character Recognizer launched by UET Lahore’s  Center for Language Engineering.

مرکز تحقیقات لسانیات، انجینئرنگ یونیورسٹی لاہور نے #اُردو نستعلیق حرف شناس (OCR) کے تجرباتی ورژن کا آغاز کر دیا ہے- http://t.co/jc5Y0XJKPa
— ٹوئٹر اردو (@twitter_ur) July 2, 2013

2. A shocking tweet for those Pakistani bloggers who earn via Google Adsense.

Western Union Agents Deny Paying Out Adsense Payments to Pakistani Publishers http://t.co/8u747sQ5RW
— ProPakistani (@ProPakistaniPK) July 3, 2013

3. Twittistaan’s List of 100 notable Pakistani blogs and bloggers on Twitter.

100 Notable Pakistani Blogs & Bloggers On Twitter http://t.co/4qdSIp1vHd
— Twittistaan (@Twittistaan) July 1, 2013

4. A Pakistani technologist receives award for his invention.

CC CTO @Umair_Aziz receives the FPCCI Award for inventing a state of the art tap & pay system for mass transit -bPass pic.twitter.com/UYApq02umy
— Creative Chaos (@csquareonline) July 12, 2013

Here is the official press release that was sent to Twittistaan.

Umair Aziz – Chief Technology and Innovation Officer of Creative Chaos, a leading technology consultancy, recently received the 1st Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Achievement Award for inventing and developing a state of the art NFC (near field communication) based fare collection system for mass-transit.
Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan, in the presence of distinguished business leaders, presented the medal to Mr. Aziz at a ceremony held in Karachi.

The system is called bPass and is currently being piloted in Kuwait, Jordan & Sharjah.

The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industries (FPCCI) is the apex body of trade and industry of Pakistan. FPCCI servers as the bridge between the Government and the Private Sector and its membership covers 48 Chambers and 96 Associations.

The FPCCI achievement awards recognize and honor the dedicated individuals and enterprises of Pakistani origin that have made sustained and lasting contribution at the in economic and socio-economic development of the Country and helped build its image and thus rendered all Pakistanis proud.

5. Google Pakistan hosts 1st Digital Bytes Pakistan Conference in Lahore and Karachi.

#Google hosts 1st #DigitalBytes #Pakistan w/ high priority biz partnrs in #Lahore: http://t.co/e4NQBlISAq & #Karachi: http://t.co/IBdvAEt93d
— Badar Khushnood (@badar76) July 12, 2013

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