Monthly Archives: March 2010

N9NE Medical Institute opens at Dubai Healthcare City

Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), a member of Tecom Investments, today announced the official opening of N9NE, a unique obstetrics and gynaecology institute and a new generation medical facility that gives ample focus to clinical design.

Located in Al Razi Building (No 64) at Dubai Healthcare City, the N9NE Medical Institute combines cutting-edge design with a personal service to offer expertise in women’s health. More

Read Biomed Middle East for latest news and research in the medical research for middle East

Emirates – Kids Go Free – Summer 2010 Promotion

Applicable Rates: Promotional Summer Rate – SUMMER5
Validity: 14 May 2010 – 30 September 2010
Book and Travel by: 30 September 2010
Length of Stay: 3 Nights minimum length of stay
Booking Remark:              KIDS GO FREE

Market validity: Offer to be distributed to specified Tour Operators  in the following countries or local DMC’s who handle these Tour Operators -

UK, USA, Brazil, Argentina, Japan, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, Russia, Germany, France, Netherlands, Cyprus, Italy, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Greece & Turkey

Benefits:              

Accommodation for up-to 2 children per room of under 16 years of age accompanying two paying adults is free with either existing bedding or one extra bed/rollaway provided free of charge.

All meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner – including soft drinks and water only) are complimentary for children under 16 years of age during their stay at the hotel when dining with two paying adults:

o        Kaleidoscope
o        Saffron
o        Nasimi Beach (Lunch only)
o        Rostang (Children’s Menu)
o        The Shore (Children’s Menu)
o        The Edge (Lunch Only – Children’s Menu)
 
Further attractions, excursions and sports activities which are offered in conjunction with KIDS GO FREE will be advised by Emirates Airline / Government of Dubai – DTCM.

Booklet with relevant vouchers, discounts will be handed to the guest upon check-in.
 
Terms & Conditions:        

The rates applicable for the Emirates Kids Go Free Promotion are that of 2010SUMMER5
Rates include unlimited access to Aquaventure and The Lost Chambers for all guests occupying a room
Bedding configuration in suites is 2 adults and 1 child only.
Applicable for children under the age of 16 sharing room with parents only.  Children aged 16 years old and above are considered adults
New bookings only, Non Combinable with other offers, unless stated
Must be packaged with 2 components  (Emirates air and land) at all times 
Bookings must be on sell and report.  All reservations received are considered as inside allotment
Bookings only for nominated Tour Operators booking with Emirates flights.  Not to be applied to any other airline
Emirates flight number must be reported at time of booking.
Combinable with Half Board Summer Promotion from 14 May 2010 to 08 September 2010
Combinable with Half Board Supplement from 09 September to 30 September 2010
Atlantis reserves the right to withdraw /amend the KIDS GO FREE offer with 24 hours notice 
All other conditions, such as Cancellation policy, no show charges and allocations are as per 2010 DMC Rate Agreement
 

Important note:     KIDS GO FREE must be quoted at time of booking and/or in writing on the booking in order to receive these benefits. If KIDS GO FREE is not mentioned in the request, the additional benefits will not apply and no rebates at a later stage will be accepted. There will be no exceptions made.

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The Awesome power of Google, Explained

Famous for its search, e-mail and YouTube video sharing, Google has quietly and relentlessly turned itself into the first super-carrier of the Internet era.

The Awesome power of Google, Explained

The global search market continues to grow at an extraordinary rate, with both highly developed and emerging markets contributing to the strong growth worldwide. Search is clearly becoming a more ubiquitous behavior among Internet users that drives navigation not only directly from search engines but also within sites and across networks.

Americans account for 22.7 billion searches, or approximately 17% of all worldwide searches. Factor in the search growth in countries where consumers are just now getting wide access to both computing and broadband, and it’s easier to see how search grew at nearly 50% from 2008 to 2009.

Google lived up to its reputation in 2009, accounting for 66.8%, or 87.8 billion, of all searches. Yahoo came in second with 9.4 billion searches, which was an increase of 13%. Chinese search engine Baidu accounted for 8.5 billion searches, up 7% over the year-earlier period.

The graph below shows the weighted average percentage of all Internet traffic contributed by Google ASNs between June 2007 and July 2009. Most of Google’s rapid growth comes after the acquisition of YouTube in 2007.

The Awesome power of Google, Explained


The competition for Internet dominance is now as much about infrastructure, raw data center, computing power and about how efficiently one can deliver content to the consumer.

Here again, Google is at the head of the pack.

What next, you may ask. Here is a sneak preview.

Google’s ‘Fiber for Communities’ initiative boasts Internet speeds of more than 1 gigabyte per second, more than 100 times faster than most connections available today!

Send your comments/feedback to sharad@cyber-gear.com.

Ekotribe Launches Solar Bags in the Middle East

Voltaic solar bags charge virtually all handheld electronics. The Generator also charges laptops.

A revolutionary product which has powerful solar panels embedded in each bag, is now available in the UAE. The panels use high efficiency mono-crystalline cells to charge practically any hand held device. The Backpack, Converter and Messenger produce 4 Watts, meaning 1 hour in the sun will power 3 hours of iPod play time or 1.5 hours of cell phone talk time.

According to Anu Agarwal, Director of Ekotribe, “If you travel with a notebook frequently, you know that power is always an issue. While the concept of a notebook case with solar panels is not new, most generate just enough power to charge a cell phone, iPod or other small gizmos. The Generator notebook case from Voltaic Systems, however, provides enough power to charge a laptop. The bag’s solar panels generate enough power to charge an internal battery pack in about five hours. Once charged, you connect the battery pack to your notebook. The Generator produces 15 Watts, powerful enough to extend laptop runtime by 2-4 hours from five hours of direct sun. “

Instead of nylon, the Voltaic bags are made from recycled soda bottles and other plastics which require much less energy to make than nylon. Voltaic also offers a lower-powered Backpack that can charge smaller devices.

All Voltaic bags come with a removeable battery pack which stores any surplus power generated, so you have power whenever and wherever you need it – not just when the sun is up. The battery can also be charged using the USB cable and the optional AC travel or car charger. All bags include standard adapters for common cell phones and other handheld devices. The Generator also includes common laptop adapters.

About Voltaic Systems

Based in New York, Voltaic Systems promotes ecological sustainability through renewable energy and recycled materials. Voltaic’s bags and backpacks feature solar panels to provide power, as well as a battery to store power for later use. Bags come with adapters for charging common types of cell phones, iPods, BlackBerry’s, digital cameras, and other portable devices.

About Ekotribe

Ekotribe offers a range of eco-friendly products including green gadgets and appliances, solar lights, reusable gift bags and shopping bags, recycled paper and stationery, eco-friendly shower heads, eco-friendly toys, green books, BPA-free water bottles and lunch boxes, soy candles, organic beauty products, organic table linen, eco-friendly wallpaper and wall stickers, solar powered totes, solar powered backpacks, bamboo kitchen ware, eco-friendly household cleaners, biodegradable tableware and organic pet products.

Ekotribe was started with a desire to introduce green living. Ekotribe supporst environmentally friendly manufacturers & designers. All customers are guaranteed products which are ‘green’, easily absorbed into the ecosystem, without compromising on design or quality. Ekotribe strives to offer high quality products that are either – Biodegradable, Environmentally safe, Handmade, Natural, Recycled, Recyclable, Reusable, Sustainable or Organic. Ekotribe is promoting a lifestyle that includes being aware of the environment, yet enjoying high-end products without forgoing quality & design.

For more information, contact:
Anu Agarwal
Director
Ekotribe
P. O. Box 53735
Dubai
Tel: +9714- 3327693
Email: media@ekotribe.com
Website: http://www.ekotribe.com

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