Du Gives Free Facebook
The Emirates new integrated telecommunications service provider, Du; and
social networking websiteFacebook have announced free mobile browsing of the
new 0.facebook.com website for its customers. The 0.facebook.com website is a
faster, lightweight version of Facebooks mobile site m.facebook.com. The new
site does not have graphics or photos and the pages have been designed for
optimum performance on the state-of-the-art telecommunications network in the
Emirates. However, to view a photo on Facebook, one needs to click on a link to
the photo and they will be prompted that they are leaving 0.facebook.com.
Standard data charges will apply when a person leaves 0.facebook.com to view
Etihad Launches Online Visa Processing
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has launched an online visa
processing service for the Indian passengers traveling to the UAE. The airline
has launched the service with TT Services, which is a visa outsourcing service
provider in India, Sri Lanka, South Korea, Sweden, Russia and the UAE. "Citizens
and residents of India, traveling on Etihad Airways to Abu Dhabi can apply for
quick and easy visa processing for the UAE by visiting the website of TTS,"
Etihad says in a statement. The types of visas being offered include visit visa,
tourist visa, entry permit and transit visa, the statement adds.
Carlyle Ties Up with MindTree
MindTree has announced a partnership with The Carlyle Group, a private
equity firm. MindTree would provide IT infrastructure management and support
services for Carlyles global data centers. MindTree would monitor and manage
all of Carlyles IT production servers hosted at Carlyles data centers in the
US, UK and Hong Kong, as well as its disaster recovery data center in Virginia.
It would also monitor and manage the file servers located in Carlyle offices
throughout the world, as well as other classes of hardware and applications.
eInfochips Ties Up with BIT
eInfochips, embedded design and software product development firm along with its
knowledge partner Seer Akademi has recently signed an MOU with Babaria Institute
of Technology (BIT) to impart training and support research activities to help
in building the skills of engineering graduates. eInfochips would be the local
and implementation partner for this course offered jointly with Seer Akademi.
eInfochips would help to implement the program through complete content delivery
via training and exams conducted. Besides giving technical support in lab
development at college sites, einfochips will also help in training faculty
coordinators and reach out across Gujarat. Seer Akademy is an educational
content provider for Synopsys University programs.