TC Roundup: World Bank shines a light on Pakistan's startup opportunities
World Bank shines a light on Pakistan's startup opportunities: "As a result of heightened social media usage and increased access to technology, Pakistanis are more connected to global entrepreneurial and technology trends as well as higher quality learning than before," says a new report commissioned by the World Bank's Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) (TechInAsia).
Fashion won't be what sells the Apple Watch: It's ugly. It's beautiful. It doesn't matter: The Apple Watch will sell millions in 2015 when it finally ships. More than 200 million people already own iPhones that are compatible (VentureBeat).
Paving the Internet of Asphalt Will Take Time: It won't be long before cars can largely drive themselves down highways pulsing with digital connections that alert drivers to traffic jams or imminent collisions and save thousands of lives, say technology and auto industry executives (The Wall Street Journal).