Month: March 2021

Unilever says no to ‘normal’ with new positive beauty vision

Unilever says no to ‘normal’ with new positive beauty vision

Unilever today announced it will eliminate the word ‘normal’ from all of our beauty and personal care brands’ packaging and advertising, as part of the launch of our new Positive Beauty vision and strategy, said an official statement. “Positive Beauty, which sets out several progressive commitments and actions for our beauty and personal care brands,…

Samsung announces 980 NVMe SSD, its first consumer drive without DRAM

Samsung announces 980 NVMe SSD, its first consumer drive without DRAM

Samsung Electronics today announced the 980 NVMe SSD, the company’s first consumer drive without DRAM. Delivering the highest performance among DRAM-less SSDs, the new 980 makes blazing NVMe speeds more accessible to a wider range of users, the company said. “Previously, DRAM-less designs have presented a disadvantage in speed without the short-term memory at hand…

ZTE wins GTI 2021 Innovative Breakthrough in Mobile Technology Award

ZTE wins GTI 2021 Innovative Breakthrough in Mobile Technology Award

ZTE Corporation announced that its PowerPilot energy saving solution has won the GTI 2021 Innovative Breakthrough in Mobile Technology Award, in recognition of its significant contribution to 5G technology innovation and commercialization, said a news release on Monday. “With 2G/3G/4G/5G multi-mode and multi-frequency band coexisting in current network, the number of sites and equipment keeps…

Lenovo reveals new ThinkEdge portfolio of embedded computers

Lenovo reveals new ThinkEdge portfolio of embedded computers

Lenovo announced its all new portfolio of embedded computers for the edge during the Embedded World 2021 DIGITAL virtual exhibition. Building from the existing edge portfolio from Lenovo, the ThinkEdge devices – the new ThinkEdge SE30 and ThinkEdge SE50 – are small, rugged, and powerful enough to meet the demanding needs of enterprise data processing,…

FBR signs contract to operationalize Track and Trace Solution

FBR signs contract to operationalize Track and Trace Solution

A contract has been signed between Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and AJCL along with its lead partner Authentix Inc. USA and Mitas Corporation of South Africa to operationalize Track and Trace Solution on Tobacco, Cement, Sugar and Fertilizer Sectors, said a press release on Friday. “Dr. Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmed, Member (IR-Operations), FBR, Kevin McKenna,…

IFRS-9, financial instruments understanding & application seminar to be held at ICAP

IFRS-9, financial instruments understanding & application seminar to be held at ICAP

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) is organizing a seminar on IFRS-9, financial instruments understanding and application on March 9, 2021 from 06:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  ICAP members/affiliates and ICAP students may attend the seminar in person at ICAP Lahore and virtually over Zoom and ICAP facebook page live.

Introducing private and secure calling from the desktop: WhatsApp

Introducing private and secure calling from the desktop: WhatsApp

WhatsApp announced that private and secure one-to-one voice and video calls are now available on WhatsApp’s desktop app. WhatsApp said in its recent official statement, “Throughout the last year we’ve seen significant increases in people calling one another on WhatsApp, often for long conversations. Last New Year’s Eve, we broke the record for the most…

Honda begins sales of Legend with new Honda SENSING Elite

Honda begins sales of Legend with new Honda SENSING Elite

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. began lease sales in Japan, on March 5, 2021, of the all-new Legend equipped with Honda SENSING Elite. The company said in its recent news release, “Striving to realize a collision-free society based on its global safety slogan, “Safety for Everyone,” Honda has long been at the forefront globally in researching…

PEC to organise a CPD short course ‘Entrepreneurship for Engineers’

PEC to organise a CPD short course ‘Entrepreneurship for Engineers’

The Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) is organising a one day CPD short course ‘Entrepreneurship for Engineers’ on March 10, 2021. PEC with its objective of introducing and ensuring Continuing Professional Development amongst its growing community of professional engineers has planned series of short courses in addition to many other academic and professional activities. Engineers either…

First champion side of Cricket longest format to be decided in June

First champion side of Cricket longest format to be decided in June

India are through to the final of the ICC World Test Championship after completing a 3-1 series victory over England in Ahmedabad on Saturday, ICC said in its media release. “India will play New Zealand in June to decide the first champion side of the longest format. “India finished as the number one team with…