By Ali Ahmad A simple search on facebook allows us to observe large number of facebook pages for ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW and ICAP related institutes/colleges. But in very same observation, it was revealed that those pages were developed by some students or staff of those institutes who are willing to take their employer name on social media – with different motives though. These institute staff take this initiative and start using the pages as an information tool and as an updated timetable. They
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(CNN) -- Facebook and Google, two of the world's biggest and most influential online companies, are duking it out in a very public battle over who should control the Internet. That war of words continued on Thursday, when Google wrote a rebuttal to responses on its joint policy proposal with Verizon about an open-Internet standard known as "Net neutrality." The rebuttal comes a day after Facebook said it disagreed with the substance of Google and Verizon's pact. Google mai
By Mujtaba Facebook may postpone its initial public offering to 2012, Bloomberg has learned from three sources familiar with the matter. This comes as no surprise as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has always been very careful on the subject. “At some point along the path, I think it’ll make sense to have an IPO. But we’re not running the company to do that. We’re running the company to serve more people,” he said recently. Facebook’s IPO has been one of the burning topi
By Mujtaba Facebook is standing at the foot of a virtual cash mountain. The social networking behemoth recently announced a plan to expand the Facebook Credits program beyond its beta confines. A network-wide rollout of the virtual currency application would streamline transactions online and, in effect, pave the path to the world's first global currency. It's also going to help Facebook scale one of its last major economic hurdles - monetizing its millions of international users.
By Mujtaba Could 84% of Facebook soon fall into the hands of a web designer (later wood pellet distributor) called Paul Ceglia? It’s unlikely, but to prevent it, Facebook will have to disprove Ceglia’s claims in court. According to the lawsuit (embedded below), filed in the Supreme Court in New York’s Allegany County last month, Paul Ceglia signed a contract with Facebook in April 2003 to design and develop thefacebook.com (Facebook’s original name). Ceglia claims that,
By Aamna Waheed Sounds like a boxing match. No, it is not. ACCA is knocking all prestigious association in number of members. Despite being the association enjoying the largest number of students, ACCA is also gaining momentum in number of members. The ACCA family is too large now to be beaten. My personal opinion is that ACCA is now the facebook of accountancy professionals. According to Professional Oversight Board latest survey of accountancy ACCA had 137,233 members wo
By Admin Al-Hamd Academy, the first ever ACCA college in the history of Pakistan, is going to be international. We had had news of their operation in Jeddah but now its official. After all, handling one of the most active page on facebook would attract a lot of followers. The jeddah branch aims to caters the needs of students living in Saudi Arabia & Gulf Cooperation Council Countries (GCC). According to the public statement from Al-Hamd, "Al-Hilm Institute of Higher Training (Jeddah B
By Admin // // A decision from Pakistani court reminds us of the stance that Turkey used to take on principles. And we hope that the culprits should bring to court. Punjab Police has registered an FIR against three Facebook owners Mark Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes and a lady named as Andy who had moved draw Mohammad campaign on Facebook, told deputy attorney general of Pakistan in Lahore High Court during Facebook case hearing. He presented register
By Aamir Atta Telecom companies are intensively investing on Facebook. They market their products, services, adverts, conduct quizzes and much more through hefty base available on Facebook. The race is lead by Ufone, which stepped in long before others, thanks to Faisal Qureshi. Today, Ufone completed a landmark of getting 100,000 fans on Facebook. Unlike other companies, Ufone didn’t advertise much, but like the phenomenon of Facebook fanpages, their fans increased exponenti
By Aamir Atta Lahore High Court during a hearing has ordered to lift ban on Facebook. Court has asked the government to make arrangements for making Facebook accessible in Pakistan. Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, after getting directive from Ministry of IT and Telecom will ask ISPs to unblock facebook. It is expected that Facebook will be available in Pakistan by evening today. Earlier, Facebook was banned in the country due to blasphemous content on some of its pages.