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Huawei’s Mate 10 Pro globally acclaimed by top tech media at CES 2018

Huawei’s Mate 10 Pro globally acclaimed by top tech media at CES 2018

Huawei is an early winner at CES® 2018, earning awards from global technology media titles following the HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro’s introduction to the U.S. market and the unveiling of the HUAWEI WiFi Q2 Series. Highlighting the HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro’s mobile AI processor, New Leica Dual Camera and long-lasting battery, among other features, media presented Huawei four awards – including ‘Smartphone of the Year’ from Android Authority. The HUAWEI WiFi Q2 Series was recognized for its full-coverage wireless connectivity. At the CES® 2018, HUAWEI Consumer Business Group (CBG) revealed that its breakthrough HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro will be available in the U.S. through major electronics retailers, including Best Buy, Amazon, Microsoft, Newegg and B&H beginning on February 18, with pre-orders beginning February 04. Huawei also unveiled the world’s first hybrid smart home network solution. The HUAWEI WiFi Q2 series is a true plug-and-play Wi-Fi system designed for the entire house. With its impeccable design, smart functionality, long lasting battery power, and New Leica Dual Camera, the HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro will be available unlocked for USD 799/- in Midnight Blue, Titanium Grey and Mocha Brown and will be on display at select Best Buy stores and BestBuy.com. The unlocked HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro will operate on GSM networks in the U.S. including AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket, MetroPCS, Simple Mobile, and Tracfone, giving consumers the flexibility to choose their carrier and contract. Following are the five awards Huawei has won at CES 2018 to-date: Android Authority awarded the HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro the ‘2017 Smartphone of the Year’ award for having consistent quality across the board. According to the publication’s editor, it is a “pound-for-pound champion,” with the device progressing year over year. Android Authority is a global blog dedicated to providing expert tips, news, reviews, and more. Its website receives 32.2 million unique monthly visits. TechRadar named the HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro the ‘Best Smartphone’ at the show, acknowledging the device’s Kirin 970 AI chip, HUAWEI FullView Display, the world’s largest dual f/1.6 aperture, and the world’s first end-to-end safety certified charging technology. TechRadar is a global online publication focused on technology, with news and reviews of tech products, especially gadgets. The website receives over 77.5 million unique monthly visits. T3 gave the HUAWEI WiFi Q2 Series one if its ‘Loves’ award for being a true plug-and-play Wi-Fi system designed for the entire house. The publication appreciated the device’s end-user benefits, bringing consumers faster, and more reliable connectivity. T3 provides the latest gadget and technology news, reviews, buyer’s guides and features to a global audience. The website receives over 2.3 million unique monthly visits. Android Police recognized the HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro as a ‘Best of CES 2018’ for its Kirin 970 processor, intelligent New Leica Dual Camera, and long-lasting...

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Telenor Pakistan has been awarded the Broadband for Sustainable Development (BSD) Program by Universal Service Fund

Telenor Pakistan has been awarded the Broadband for Sustainable Development (BSD) Program by Universal Service Fund

  Telenor Pakistan has been awarded the Broadband for Sustainable Development (BSD) Program by Universal Service Fund (USF) under which the telecom provider, in pursuance of its commitment to connect the unconnected will bring connectivity to more than 1.7 million people of Dera Ismail Khan and Mohmand Agency. Telenor Pakistan has connected millions of people by establishing hundreds of cell sites across the underserved and remote areas of Pakistan under USF. The photo shows CEO Telenor Pakistan, Irfan Wahab Khan and CEO USF, Rizwan Mustafa Mir signing the agreement, while Prime Minister, Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Minister of State for IT and Telecom, Ms. Anusha Rehman and other senior officials are also present. Commenting on the development, Irfan Wahab Khan, CEO Telenor Pakistan, said, “Empowering societies is at the core of our values at Telenor Pakistan and we are pleased to have been awarded the Broadband for Sustainable Development (BSD) Programme. We believe in the role of USF to provide access to Underserved & Un-served areas in Pakistan. While putting up 120 new sites across 5 districts is a big task, our teams are energized by the challenge of bringing connectivity to the 1.7 million inhabitants of Mohmand and DI...

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Top CEO’s & leaders converge at Telenor Campus, Discuss business challenges in the new digital age

Top CEO’s & leaders converge at Telenor Campus,  Discuss business challenges in the new digital age

  Country’s foremost digital service provider Telenor Pakistan in association with Corporate Pakistan Group (CPG), a coalition of corporate leaders, hosted an exclusive forum led by Stephen Brobst, the global Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Teradata Corporation, on digitization & leadership in the digital age. This session is in line with Telenor Pakistan’s emphasis on becoming a hub of leadership, innovation and collaboration.   Held at Telenor Pakistan’s new flagship campus 345, the event was attended by over 100 participants including 50 business and technology leaders, parliamentarians, senior ministry officials and entrepreneurs. The talk shed light on the crucial role data & analytics have started to play in a business’ success and survival in the recent times. Building on the premise that global business investments in Data & Analytics (D&A) will surpass $200 billion a year by 2020, the talk ventured to answer such fundamental questions as: What are the new business best practices? How do you integrate D&A into your organization’s DNA? How can big problems be solved by big data? How are the fortune 500 businesses exploiting the data opportunity? Mr. Irfan Wahab Khan, CEO, Telenor Pakistan, spoke to the gathering about technology and innovation with examples of how Telenor has transitioned into Pakistan’s primary digital lifestyle partner by making innovation a part of its working culture. Mr. Naeem Zamindar, Chairman, Board of Investment (BOI), spoke on the importance of learning what investors think about opportunities in Pakistan and how to capitalize on that insight. In his closing remarks Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed emphasized the role of international investment in Pakistan’s growing tech market and overall economy, highlighting the government’s eagerness in adopting technology solutions. The keynote speaker, Mr. Stephen Brobst, shared his experience working with leading Fortune 500 companies across the world and on data challenges which keep the best CEOs up at night. Part of the talk which grabbed the most attention from the audience was the discussion around leadership and digital Transformation. Mr. Brobst also told the audience how the companies who are resistant to this change will eventually cease to be relevant and that demise may not be much far. According to him, data was the key to success and survival for all industries and will redefine the way of doing business in today’s new age. The event provided participants with leading opinions and opportunity to meet international dignitaries, movers and shakers of the local business scene and Telenor management. The pool of industry leaders shared best practices from the Silicon Valley and Pakistan with the participants, indulging them in insightful discussions on innovation, governance, and leadership in the data age with real-life examples and case...

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QnE waves 2017 with ‘QnE Celebration Week – Thankyou 2017’ – End of the year giveaway campaign

QnE waves 2017 with ‘QnE Celebration Week – Thankyou 2017’ – End of the year giveaway campaign

Karachi’s premier online grocery store – QnE is waving 2017 with the most compelling campaign of offering free goodies worth Rs.500 upon purchase of products worth Rs.1000 or more from the online portal QnE. The initiative is a positive gesture of thanking the year 2017 for all the positive reasons. The aim of the campaign is to share the moments of happiness by gifting online buyers and encouraging more people to use smart and easy solution of online buying. The campaign was officially activated on Saturday, December 23, 2017 initially for 2000 orders; however due to its overwhelming response the campaign has been extended to 4000 orders, targeted to be achieved by December 31, 2017. In this regards QnE has partnered with Close-Up, Dove, Shield, Pepsi, Aquafina, Slice, Sting, Dettol, Jazaa Foods, Oye Hoye, Shangrila, Dayfresh and Nestle. “We see enormous potential in the growing E-commerce market and it is evident by the fact that how a startup that started from a room has expanded itself to a company with an annual target of Rs.1Billion”, said Osama Qassim, CEO QnE; “Our ‘Thankyou 2017’ campaign is a celebration campaign for all our valued customers for making us reach where we stand today”. Expressing his views, Syed Farzadaq Ali Shah, Business Intelligence and Strategy Manager said, “With the pace of internet accessibility and the unforeseen growth in the IT sector, there is yet big room for development in the E-commerce sector as the market yet lack for gaining buyers’ trust. Through campaigns like ‘Thankyou 2017’, we aim to pull more buyers and let them experience the benefits of hassle-free online buying.” Besides the ongoing campaign, QnE has many other attractive discount deals like Unilever Scan n Win offer, Buy 2 get 1 free on National Foods, and many other discount bundles for each grocery’s category. QnE is expanding itself in Lahore and Islamabad, respectively, in the first quarter of...

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Teradata brings together business leaders in 4th Teradata Invitational Golf Championship

Teradata brings together business leaders in    4th Teradata Invitational Golf Championship

Teradata Pakistan, the world’s leading data and analytics company, held its 4th Teradata Invitational Golf Championship today here at Defence Authority Country and Golf Club. The sporting event was in continuation of Teradata’s regular practice of helping key decision makers from different industries meet in an informal setting and discuss solutions that matter for the Pakistani business community and the country’s economy. A select group of corporate executives and decision makers from the Government, finance, and energy sectors of Pakistan participated in the golf event which was followed by the prize distribution ceremony. In the tournament, Mr. Vivek Anand won the 1st Gross with Mr. Malik Murtaza and Lt. Col. Zahid Iqbal winning the 2nd and 3rd Gross respectively. the 1st Net prize went to Mr. Haider Bilal while Mr. Javed Wadood and Mr. Ali Nadeem won the 2nd and 3rd Net respectively. In the ladies category, Ms. Anum Zahra won the 1st Net with Ms. Sumeha Khalid securing the 2nd Net. The 1st Gross went to Mrs. Humera Khalid. The Longest Drive in the game was made by Mr. Zunair Khan, while Brig. Shahid Ghani was able to reach Nearest to Pin. “We congratulate all winners and thank every participant for taking time out of their busy schedules and making this sporting event a success,” said Mr. Qazafi Qayyum, Managing Director, Teradata Pakistan. “Being a major provider of cutting-edge business analytics solutions to a diversified range of industries, we deem it our responsibility to bring together decision makers and give them a chance to exchange ideas so we all can contribute our best to helping Pakistan’s business landscape thrive.” He further added that Teradata will continue to play its part in creating opportunities for constructive business dialogue while it keeps helping companies of all sorts and sizes make informed and smart...

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Nokia 8: Three firsts in one precision designed flagship

Nokia 8: Three firsts in one precision designed flagship

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announced the launch of Nokia 8 in the Pakistan. Nokia 8 is a high performance, beautifully crafted smartphone, designed with content creators in mind. It brings three world-firsts to Android smartphones, including a debut collaboration with ZEISS optics. With performance and pure Android at its heart, as well as the most advanced aluminum unibody design to date, the Nokia 8 represents all the hallmarks of a true flagship Nokia smartphone.   Kamran Khan, Country Head of Pakistan, HMD Global said: “It is exciting to witness how digital technology is changing lives throughout the world. In Pakistan we are also seeing a new generation of content creators who are forging their own paths in the world, on their own terms, and according to their unique outlooks. Our aim is to enable the sharing of their enriching experiences and, ultimately, to unite people and bring them closer. The Nokia 8 promises an innovative and unique experience to further inspire the Pakistan content creator.” Be less Selfie, be more Bothie: The Nokia 8 introduces a world-first in enabling Dual-Sight video to be live streamed natively and in real-time to social feeds such as Facebook and YouTube. Dual-Sight simultaneously harnesses both the front and rear cameras in a split screen visual for both photos and videos. With just one touch, this world-first live stream capability gives more immersive experiences for those who love to create and share special memories. The cameras have been co-developed with ZEISS optics for an optimum all round experience..Fans can also enjoy unlimited photo and video uploads to Google Photos.  A new dimension of sound with OZO Audio Nokia 8 is also the first smartphone to feature OZO Audio, placing exclusive Hollywood technology in the palm of your hand. OZO spatial 360° audio brings a fully immersive audio experience to your 4K video. Leading-edge 360° audio capture ensures the playback lets you truly relive the moment so your memories never fade. Innovation and precision engineering Powered by the Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 835 Mobile Platform, Nokia 8 doesn’t compromise on performance.  The Nokia 8 has been designed from the ground up with the consumer in mind to deliver unique content capture and sharing experiences. This requires it to be as meticulously designed on the inside as it is on the outside. To keep your phone working harder for longer, the design, innovation and engineering teams worked hand-in-hand to deliver.  The result is a full-length graphite shielded copper cooling pipe that dissipates the heat generated by the high performing system across the full length and breadth of the handset. The Nokia 8 runs cooler in even the most demanding...

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