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UIT Announces Series of Short Evening/Weekend Courses in Collaboration with PanaCloud, CTTC, EDVON, AXON, & Total Network Solutions

UIT Announces Series of Short Evening/Weekend Courses in Collaboration with PanaCloud, CTTC, EDVON, AXON, & Total Network Solutions

Staying committed to its mission of promoting technology education and imparting technical skills to the youth, Usman Institute of Technology has announced a series of short evening/weekend courses in collaboration with PanaCloud, CTTC, EDVON, AXON, and Total Network Solutions. The announcement was made in an Open Session held at the institute’s Karachi. This session included a talk by Mr. Zia Khan, CEO, at PanaCloud. Some of the announced courses include two-module ‘Certified Android, iPhone & Web Developer’ by Mr. Zia Khan, CEO, PanaCloud, starting April 16; and ‘Young Women’s Empowerment Robotics Camp (YWERC’17)’ by Mr. Muhammad Nabeel, CEO & Founder EDVON, starting April 15. A CCNA training session, by Engr. Tehseen Ahmed, CEO, Total Network Solutions, is already underway at UIT. Some of the courses which will soon be commenced under this string include ‘Skill Development Program 3-D Animations and Graphics’ by Mr. Faisal Khawaja, CEO, AXON, ‘CCNA Industrial, Cyber Security, Cloud, Internet of Things (IoT)’ by Mr. Farrukh Nizami, CEO, CTTC, and ‘Data Center Management & Virtualization’ by Mr. Tariq Ghori Program Manager,Technoid. “We are pleased to announce this string of affordable weekend and evening short courses for the youth who can prepare themselves for a better and more productive tomorrow,” said Dr. Shoaib Zaidi, Head of Academic Programmes, UIT while sharing his thoughts. “Being a leader in technology education, it’s part of our mission to promote technology and technical education in the country, especially among our youth so we, as a nation, are better prepared to compete in the world while making our lives better through innovation.” Most of these courses are designed in such a way that they can be taken by skilled professionals as well as amateur aspirants as young as 8th graders who have a passion to learn about new technology. The fee structure has been kept at its lowest so more and more youngsters are able to benefit from these courses with minimal financial...

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Huawei P10 and P10 Plus launch event held in Karachi

Huawei P10 and P10 Plus launch event held in Karachi

To kick off the launch of its flagship devices P10 and P10 Plus, Huawei Pakistan hosted an exclusive event in Karachi. The event was attended by the crème de la crème of the industry. The celebrities got the feel of the two glamorous devices in the experience zone along with a special cover style booth, where the famous fashion photographer Mutahir Mahmood took portrait shots of the guests using Huawei’s P10 and P10 Pus. The main motive of the booth was to demonstrate the 2nd generation Leica Lenses on both the camera’s, proving that P10 and P10 Plus’s portrait feature indeed ‘Makes every shot a cover shot”. Heartthrob Sheheryar Munawar attended the event as brand ambassadors of Huawei in addition to many celebrities including Ahsan Khan, Ayesha omar, Tapu Javeri, Imran Abbas, Nomi Ansari and Deepak Perwani amongst others. “As culture and technology continue to intersect in every aspect of our world, we want to deliver new products and experiences that ultimately improve and enhance life. Satisfying the ever-changing demands of the customers has always been the top-most priority of Huawei and we will continue to do so.” said Mr. Blueking – Country Head of Huawei, Pakistan. Huawei has partnered with Leica – the world leader in camera technologies, to bring cutting-edge camera features that produce artistic portraits. For perfectly clear, crisp portraits, the P10’s 12MP RGB + 20MP monochrome lenses feature Hybrid Zoom with an auto-focus system to ensure more precise focusing. Moreover, the Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) on the RGB lens means you can get sharper shots, whether your subject is near or far. Featuring High Gloss, Hyper Diamond-Cut, Sandblast finishes, both devices look sleek, beautiful and glossy, all while preventing fingerprint smudges on the screen. Huawei P10 and P10 Plus take smartphone efficiency and customization a step further, thanks to the powerful Kirin 960 processor and all-new EMUI 5.1. Integrating the design values and engineering excellence of Huawei, the P10 and P10 Plus are a combination of attractive hardware, enriched with the most advanced...

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Highly advanced English learning kit for kids launched by ‘Learning Time’

Highly advanced English learning kit for kids launched by ‘Learning Time’

Learning Time – one of the fastest-growing developers and marketers of early learning products for today’s kids – have launched a highly advanced English learning product for children in Pakistan. Branded ‘Time for English with Lucy, Wiz and Ziggy’, the learning kit was unveiled in a launch ceremony held on Friday at the company’s Karachi office. ‘Time for English with Lucy, Wiz and Ziggy’ is the most advanced English learning kit currently available in the Pakistani market. Thanks to a combination of talking books, videos, activity books, flashcards and a tablet pre-loaded with educational apps, the product develops more than 20 essential skills in children. Learning Time’s ‘Time for English’ is part of the ‘A+ Program’ that has been launched in 18 countries around the world, including Pakistan, to help develop essential awareness, abilities and attitudes at an early age. What make this program unique are books that ‘talk’ in multiple languages. ‘Learning Values with Lucy and Wiz’, another part of the program, has been submitted for Guinness World Records because it can talk to kids in 10 languages, including Urdu, and teaches good behavior and essential values. In Pakistan, Learning Time A+ Program has been endorsed by many educationists, including Mr. Abbas Husain, Director of Teachers’ Development Centre. “Pakistani parents have responded extremely well to Learning Time products since its launch in October 2015,” said Mr. Mush Panjwani, Director of Sales, Marketing & Training, Learning Time, who was visiting from Hong Kong for the product launch. “The Karachi International Book Fair in December 2016 was an eye-opener for the team, seeing the increasing awareness in parents who are looking for good quality educational products, and an educational alternative to gadgets”, he added. Learning Time has been marketing children’s products for over 20 years, and is now the biggest developer and publisher of early learning material for the direct sales channel. The company is based in UAE with offices in Hong Kong too. ‘A Better Chance’ is the exclusive distributor for Learning Time in Pakistan, and is headed by Mr. & Mrs. Jahangir...

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Huawei P10 Lite – The Next Best Thing

Huawei P10 Lite – The Next Best Thing

Huawei, the global technology-leading company in telecommunications has the tech-savvy customers crammed with excitement for its upcoming device – Huawei P10 Lite. This revolutionary device inspires today’s trend-setters and go-getters with a new, powerful and affordable device, truly exemplifying “Style Meets Performance.” Integrating the design values and engineering excellence of Huawei, the P10 lite is a combination of attractive hardware, enriched with the most advanced software, all while having dynamic camera advances and powerful performance enhancements with the objective of setting a new standard in Huawei’s lite devices. The photography experience is redesigned in the P10 lite; equipped with a 12MP rear camera containing a 1/2.8-inch sensor, an 8MP front camera with a flagship-level portrait mode; all photos clicked are enhanced with a beautiful ‘bokeh’ effect. The P10 lite is enriched with EMUI 5.1 which improves touch response with a faster touch control driver, predictive touch tracking and parallel graphics rendering. This powerful device is truly a blend of attractive hardware, enriched with the most advanced software. The P10 lite is the first-ever phone in the lite series to boast proprietary knuckle sense technology, which enables easy shortcuts by tapping/drawing on the screen with knuckles, and simplifying full-page screenshots with simple knuckle gestures. The P10 lite is also equipped with a Wi-Fi bridge: an innovative function which supports a Wi-Fi signal for up to four terminal devices. This flagship device has 5 sensors; fingerprint, gravity, optical, distance and a gyroscope. Huawei is rapidly emerging as an innovative industry leader within the electronics and telecommunications arena, aiming to deliver exceptional services to the rapidly expanding segment of smartphone users in Pakistan, who seek powerful global...

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Telenor Pakistan shines at PAS Awards 2017, wins in ‘Telecommunication Service Provider’ & ‘Best in PR’ categories

Telenor Pakistan shines at PAS Awards 2017, wins in ‘Telecommunication Service Provider’ & ‘Best in PR’ categories

The latest edition of PAS Awards – country’s premier advertising awards – saw Telenor Pakistan continuing its winning streak and taking home awards in two key categories namely ‘Telecommunication Service Provider’ & ‘Best in PR’. In the ‘Telecommunication Service Provider’ category, there were a total of 12 submissions out of which 3 made it to the final round with Telenor being shortlisted for its ‘Sacha Sath’ campaign. In February last year, Telenor Pakistan unveiled its new positioning ‘Sacha Sath’ termed as a natural extension of its customers’ everyday life. Telenor’s campaign partners for Sacha Sath included Adcom Leo Burnett, OMD Pakistan, and Stimulus Productions. The ‘Best in PR’ category received a total of 7 submissions with 2 being nominated for the award. Telenor won for the PR campaign of djuice’s ‘Oye Kuch Kar Guzar’ – Pakistan’s first-ever online feature film that also gives the watcher control over its plot. Telenor’s campaign partners for ‘Oye Kuch Kar Guzar’ included Adcom Leo Burnett, OMD Pakistan, The Digital Factory, Catwalk, TruBrew Records, Citrus Talent, and Google/YouTube Pakistan & Singapore. “This latest recognition is a sheer testament to our commitment to excellence in everything we do,” said Irfan Wahab Khan, CEO, Telenor Pakistan. “We derive energy from appreciation, particularly from our customers for our efforts to pursue our mission of empowering Pakistan and serving all possible domains with greater passion. We will continue to serve better and strive to provide best products and services and create value for our customers,” he added. In PAS Awards 2017, Sacha Saath was also nominated in categories of Corporate Campaign, Platform Award – Best in TV and Nationally Originated Campaign, whereas Oye Kuch Kar Guzar, was also nominated for Media Innovation in addition to the category it won....

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