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Zameen.com launches major TV campaign

Zameen.com, Pakistan’s premier property website, has launched a full-blown TV campaign on all major television networks featuring two highly engaging 40-second commercials that highlight the online buying and renting processes. This campaign marks the first time that a Pakistani property …

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Zameen.com raises $9 million in venture round

Pakistan’s largest property website Zameen.com has raised $9 million from three renowned international funds in its latest venture round. The investment has gone into Zameen.com’s parent company Zamzama Property Group, which also owns UAE’s leading property portal Bayut.com. The group …

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Zameen.com to organize DHA Property Festival 2015

Pakistan’s top property website Zameen.com has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Lahore, in which both organisations have agreed in principle that Zameen.com will organise the DHA Property Festival 2015. This is the first time …

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Top Domains sold in Oct. 29, 2012 – Nov. 4, 2012

Domains —– Sold For 1. FreeWebsite.com — $500,000 2. CarTransport.com — $85,400 3. Jane.com — $60,000 4. Closers.com — $32,000 5. Yasso.com — $30,000 6. IOOI.com — $25,000 7. BrainTumor.com — $23,444 8. Nexity.com — $21,100 9. ReadyStore.com — $21,000 …

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Chinese cybercrime site cleans up

A Chinese company that ran a web-hosting firm that was a favourite among cybercriminals has agreed to clean up its act. Hosting firm 3322.org’s web domains were seized by Microsoft as it investigated a cybercrime gang. Microsoft found evidence that …

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World of Warcraft cities hacked

Hackers have massacred all the virtual characters in some of online adventure game World of Warcraft’s major cities. They appear to have created a character able to destroy those of other players and those controlled by the game. Game creator …

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Samsung sees record profits on smartphone sales

Samsung Electronics has estimated record profits in the three months to September, led by strong sales of its Galaxy smartphones. The South Korean company said it expects operating profits of 8.1 trillion won ($7.3bn; £4.5bn), nearly double last year’s figure. …

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Minecraft creator attacks Microsoft’s Windows 8 plan

Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson has become the latest developer to attack Microsoft’s Windows 8 games strategy. He claimed that the software firm risked ruining its gaming ecosystem. His comments follow similar criticism from executives at the video games company …

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