Starting March 25th 2017, Huawei’s latest flagship devices will be available for pre-booking both online and in-store
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 24 March 2017: Today, Huawei announced the pre-booking of its latest flagship devices, the HUAWEI P10 and HUAWEI P10 Plus short after the global launch in MWC Barcelona. Starting March 25th 2017, consumers can pre-book their long-awaited P10 across select retailers in the United Arab Emirates.
Either in-store or online, customers can pre-book the smartphones co-engineered with Leica Camera AG to ensure the HUAWEI P10 and HUAWEI P10 will be ready for collection upon availability. Starting from AED 1,949 for the HUAWEI P10 and AED 2,599 for the HUAWEI P10 Plus, customers can select from black, blue and gold colorways along with a special pre-booking gift from ......read more
Free data and minutes for customers impacted by the degradation of some mobile services
DUbai, UAE, MArch 24, 2017: Our customers’ satisfaction is a key priority, and we constantly look to raise our standards, to ensure that our customers are able to enjoy a superior and seamless user experience.
As a token of appreciation for du customers affected by the degradation in some mobile services on 19th March 2017, we are offering our postpaid customers 2GB data and 75 national minutes, and our prepaid customers 2GB data and 25 national minutes for free!
To activate the offer customers have to SMS ‘FREE’ to 5050, from 23-27 March 2017.
Prepaid customers can enjoy the offer for 1 day, while Postpaid customers can enjoy the offer for 30 days starting from their April bill cycle.
Growing demand for personalized content spurs increased demand for mobile video
Abu Dhabi, 23 March 2017: Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, shared its vision video cloud solutions at the 2017 edition of CABSAT, the region’s leading broadcast, satellite digital media event, taking place March 21-23 at the Dubai World Trade Center, Dubai.
On day 2 of the event, Huawei experts highlighted the wealth of opportunities the region has to offer in the video market, which continues to be fragmented. Huawei also demonstrated how the company’s video cloud solutions will offer both telecom operators and content providers in the region with the necessary platform to generate new sources of revenue and monetize content, while providing consumers with a plethora of content options through a single ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 23, 2017: The Ministry of Interior added two more new e-services to its mobile app Metrash 2 and the website of the Ministry, thanks to the commitment of the Ministry to make its electronic services accessible for the public easily and with least effort and time.
The new service facilitates automatic renewal of residence permits of the employees in companies and institutions in addition to the facility to subscribe for direct debit service through the Metrash 2 account.
The new automated residence permit renewal will help a lot to save time and efforts of the company representatives and can avoid fines for delay in renewal. To avail this service it is required to add companies in the new service whereas the system will automatically notify the list of individuals whose residence permits to be renewed soon. ......read more
Smartworld hosts the inaugural CIOMajlis Annual Conference
Region’s first of its kind annual ‘Student Innovation Award’ for Emirati and expat university students launched by CIOMajlis
Winners of Student Innovation Award to get jobs in leading UAE companies
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2017: CIOMajlis launched the region’s first annual innovation award for university students, which will give them an opportunity to work in the largest IT companies in the UAE.
The ‘Student Innovation Award’ was launched at the first CIOMajlis Annual Conference, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman & Chief Executive of Emirates Airline & Group, at Le Meridian Hotel in Dubai, UAE, ......read more
Amity University Dubai offers four top students dream ticket to a university degree
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2017: Students visiting GITEX Shopper Spring 2017 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) this week will have the opportunity to submit their best report cards to win four university scholarships offered by Amity University Dubai.
With a value of AED37,500 each and applicable to any Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree offered by the University, one scholarship will be awarded to the student submitting the report card with the highest marks, each day of the four day event.
Dr. Vajahat Hussain, CEO Amity Middle East, said: “GITEX Shopper is the biggest consumer electronics show in the UAE and we are pleased to enjoy a strong partnership with the event. Amity University Dubai offers ......read more
LG and Renowned Japanese Designer Create Immersive “S.F_Senses of the Future” OLED Exhibit Focusing on Beauty of Nature in Design, Art and Architecture
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2017: To commemorate its 70th anniversary, LG Corp. announced plans to unveil a large-scale light art installation during 2017 Milano Design Week, the world’s largest design exhibition. Titled S.F_Senses of the Future and hosted at Superstudio Piu, the display will mark LG’s debut at Milano Design Week and is intended to highlight the brand’s longstanding passion for design and innovation.
LG is partnering with world-renowned designer Tokujin Yoshioka, known for his use of groundbreaking experimental techniques to reflect the beauty of nature and the complexity of the human senses. LG’s design philosophy is ......read more
Company’s Core Technology Provides Exceptional Performance, Energy Savings and Less Noise
Dubai, March 21, 2017: LG Electronics (LG) today announced the sale of its 15th million refrigerator worldwide powered by its proprietary Inverter Linear Compressor, the appliance division’s most successful core technology. LG saw sales of its premium refrigerators increase 8 percent last year compared to the previous year and expects to sell four million more units this year, an average of seven refrigerators sold every minute.
LG’s Inverter Linear Compressor is a critical component of every premium refrigerator and is considered a core technology behind the success of the company’s appliances. Unlike conventional rotary compressors that utilize circular motion, LG’s Linear Com-pressor converts ......read more
Siemens signs MoU with Ministry of Transport and Communications in Qatar
Agreement focuses on ICT development and adoption among youth, entrepreneurs and start-ups
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2017: Siemens and the Ministry of Transport and Communications in Qatar signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to advance tech capabilities among Qatari nationals. Under the agreement, Siemens will endeavor to provide mentoring and training to the Ministry’s Innovation Lab, its staff as well as start-ups affiliated with its innovation and incubation programs. The collaboration will focus on knowledge transfer and building skills that support Qatar’s national Information and Communications Technology (ICT) strategies and policies. The MoU was announced at QITCOM Exhibition and Conference, the country’s biggest digital ......read more
ESC WITH ASSOCIATION OF EMBASSY OF INDIA, MUSCAT ORGANISES EXCLUSIVE B2B BETWEEN INDIAN PARTICIPATING COMPANIES AND OMANI IT COMPANIES
Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2017: Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) is repeating it’s member exporters participation at “27th International IT, Telecom & Technology Exhibition COMEX BUSINESS 2017” scheduled during March 28-30, 2017 at Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. The exhibition is endorsed by Information Technology Authority of Oman, (ITA) Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of Oman and UFI (Global Association of the Exhibition Organizers).
ESC has been facilitating Indian ICT exporters participation regularly at COMEX to enhance IT trade cooperation between India and the burgeoning Oman market. Since ......read more
Signature Sony design, with a large 5.5” HD display and rounded frame that feels great in your hand
Engineered for smooth performance in its category, with efficient processing power and large expandable memory
A user interface that learns and adapts, to make everyday tasks simple and more enjoyable
London, 20th March 2017: Sony Mobile Communications (“Sony Mobile”) today unveiled Xperia L1 - a sleek smartphone with a large 5.5” HD display and fluid performance, all at an accessible price point.
“Xperia L1 is a smartphone that matches form with function" said Tsutomu Sato, Director of Global Product Marketing, at Sony Mobile Communications. “It combines an immersive display and smooth performance within an iconic Sony design, that you can be proud to show ......read more
Winners of Huawei ‘Seeds for the Future’ innovation competition
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2017: Three students of Canadian University Dubai (CUD) have won the opportunity to travel to Huawei Headquarters in China, following their recent triumph in the ‘Seeds for the Future’ student innovation competition.
Undergraduate marketing majors Rhoda Makki, Sofia Alami Riad and Ahmed Alaa were awarded first place among the six teams in the finals of the intra-university competition for their parking management system, EasyP, a mobile app that aims to ease traffic congestion and air pollution by effectively controlling private parking facilities across the city.
The EasyP team was selected from ten original submissions and six short-listed projects to take the trip to China. Runners up in the CUD leg ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017 – QNET today announced that it has received the award for Omnichannel Automation: Best E-Commerce Experience at the Sitecore® Experience Awards 2016 for Asia. Every year, Sitecore, the global leader in customer experience management, honours its customers and their partners who thoroughly demonstrate how their Sitecore solution delivers an outstanding experience for customers and their respective organisations.
The category of best E-Commerce Experience that QNET won, recognises organisations that deliver a seamless, integrated e-commerce experience that makes the online browsing, product selection, purchasing and post-purchasing process seamless, helpful, and relevant. QNET showcased personalised product suggestions, an omni-device shopping experience, and optimisation strategies in ......read more
Attractive and versatile wiring device range, featuring over 150 electrical and electronic functions, is now available in the Gulf.
Dubai, UAE, 19 March, 2017 – Schneider Electric™, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has announced the launch of Unica, a comprehensive, international wiring device range that comes in a variety of designs and finishes.
The versatile range adopts to user preferences and offers a wide range of flush-mounting boxes, terminals, multi-standard sockets, outlets and more, featuring more than 150 electrical and electronic functions, and a range of colors and materials.
The Unica launch takes place at a strategic time, given that the region’s hospitality, infrastructure and general real estate markets are expected to witness further year-on-year ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017 - Huawei's server shipment volume ranked third in the global market in Q4 2016 according to a recent market report1 released by Gartner, a global IT technology research and consultancy company.
According to Gartner's Q4 2016 report, Huawei ranked third in server shipments for the first time in the global market in Q4 2016, improving from its fourth-place ranking before. Huawei servers are now used by over 5,000 customers across more than 150 countries globally. This ranking is the highest in Huawei's server history, and is regarded as a significant milestone.
Huawei is focused on maintaining its culture of innovation and growth, and with over 10% of its annual revenue continuously going to R&D, Huawei builds servers that are centered on the needs of its customers. By consistently ......read more
Campaign features generous price offers, bundle offers and more across home appliance brands
Dubai, UAE (March 18, 2017) – Better Life, one of the leading home appliance retailers in the United Arab Emirates and a division of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group LLC, has introduced the ‘Better Deals’ campaign to offer customers unprecedented value on purchases across their stores in the UAE. The incentives come in the form of bundled offers, instant-redeemable gift vouchers, free gifts and significant price offers, and extend across Better Life’s range of offerings. These include built-in and major domestic appliances such as dishwashers, refrigerators, cookers and other appliances of various sizes that enhance an urban home.
Customers can avail bundled offers as a range of home ......read more
This Mother’s Day, show your mum just how much you value her with a Huawei Mate 9 Pro
Dubai, UAE, March 16, 2017: The Huawei Mate 9 Pro is a unique device featuring a dynamic mix of power, speed and photography. The smartphone is Huawei’s first curved screen device and its sleek appearance coupled with the power-packed features makes it an elegant and timeless gift for a hardworking Mother. For someone who uses their smartphone for work, play and running after the kids in between, the Mate 9 Pro powered by the Kirin 960 chipset is unbeatably fast and offers lasting performance that doesn’t decline over time.
The Mate 9 Pro also features the second generation of dual-lens camera technology co-engineered with Leica Camera AG. The front and rear camera lenses are great for capturing the beautiful ......read more
The best of the honor 8 series within your budget with premium looks, solid performance, strong battery support and advanced camera features
Dubai, UAE, March 16, 2017: Honor, the number one smartphone e-brand by Huawei, has just unveiled the Honor 8 Lite, the brand’s latest smartphone to be launched under the flagship Honor 8 series. Embodying the motto “Beauty at your reach”, the device is the perfect gift this Mother’s Day, with unrivalled design features at an affordable price point.
The Honor 8 Lite, follows the success of the Honor 8, launched last summer, and offers the flagship smartphone’s eye-catching aesthetics and high-performance at an attractive price point available at all local retailers for the internet-minded, style-conscious modern consumer.
The sleek-looking Honor 8 ......read more
Another Strong Showing on World Stage Reaffirms LG’s Status as Industry Leader in Design
Dubai, UAE, March 16, 2017: LG set another record for a Korean-based company by being honored with 30 iF Design Awards for excellence, including the most prestigious iF Gold Award for the company’s CordZero™ canister vacuum cleaner. In addition to the iF Gold Award, other distinctions were awarded to products such as LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W, LG Gram, LG V20 and LG Tone Bluetooth headsets.
For more than 60 years, the iF Design Awards has been one of the premiere design competitions in the world. Organized by iF International Forum Design GmbH of Germany, the guiding principles behind the awards has been to identify, support and promote good design and to raise awareness of design among the public and the role it plays in ......read more
MEFTECH 2017 delivers intensive two-day conference to executive-level delegates in Abu Dhabi
Gartner reveals startling digital predictions for the future of e-commerce
Industry thought leader believes GCC countries are well placed to become global financial technology hubs
Banks urged to appoint younger technology leaders into board-level positions
Abu Dhabi, 16th March 2017: The region’s leading financial technology exhibition, MEFTECH, delivered some thought provoking ideas on how and why the MENA financial sector must adapt to realise the huge global opportunities represented by technology.
Board level executives from all of the leading banks in the UAE were joined by banking delegates from further afield such as Saudi Investment Bank, Alinma bank and Arab African International Bank as well as from other ......read more
Challenge Enables Unprecedented Access to Data and Tools from Leading Companies to Generate New Climate Solutions
NEW YORK, 15 March 2017 – Global Pulse, the United Nations innovation initiative on big data, and Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC), a global leader in data storage technologies and solutions, announced a partnership today to launch the “Data for Climate Action” challenge.
Data for Climate Action is an unprecedented open innovation challenge to harness data science and big data from the private sector to fight climate change. Data scientists, researchers, and innovators from around the world are encouraged to apply and submit their proposals at DataForClimateAction.org by
10 April 2017.
“Driving effective action on climate change requires not ......read more
A new look range of products with upgraded specs and design - all at value-led prices
14th March 2017, Dubai, UAE: Aftron, Al-Futtaim’s flagship private label for electronics and home appliances has announced the launch of a new and improved range, with more than 150 products available at consumer friendly prices. Keeping the UAE customers in mind, the entire range from refrigerators to air-conditioning units, kettles, rice cookers and TVs, has been upgraded in product specs and design, wrapped up with a full packaging makeover.
With this new look and feel, customers can now ‘expect more’ from Aftron and the range delivers on its promise with superior features and high-end product styling, whilst being price conscious to deliver great value. All products are now instantly recognisable from the ......read more
Strengthening responsible business practices throughout company operations
Ericsson 5G product portfolio to be ten times more energy efficient than 4G in 5-years’ time
Technology for Good initiatives now positively impact 89 million people
Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2017: Ericsson’s (NASDAQ: ERIC) 24th annual Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility report published recently details progress toward connecting business and sustainability. Using Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a framework for the company’s impact on society, the report summarizes Ericsson’s achievements in three areas: responsible business; energy, environment and climate change; and internet for all.
Börje Ekholm, President and CEO, Ericsson, says: “Providing internet access to the world’s ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 14 March 2017: Mobile phones have evolved considerably over the past two decades from being just simple communication devices to becoming the most innovative compact entertainment systems empowering people to view content on demand whilst having the ability to share their most intimate moments all from the palm of their hand.
Smartphones are rapidly increasing in demand across the world and in the GCC region. In fact, a recent study conducted by Google highlighted that the UAE ranked number one in global smartphone penetration at 73.8 percent.
Furthermore, the Emirates is also recognized as having the largest smartphone and internet users in the world, with the biggest Facebook user base in the Gulf with more than 93 percent of the population logging on to this social media platform to share their knowledge, ......read more
Appeal of Robot Vacuum Cleaner Widely Recognized Around the Globe for its Powerful, Innovative Technologies
Dubai, March 9, 2017 – The LG HOM-BOT® vacuum cleaner’s popularity is on the rise across the world, reaching a cumulative sales total of one million since first entering the market seven years ago. After its 2003 domestic launch, the HOM-BOT® vacuum cleaner was introduced to more than 40 countries beginning with European markets in 2010, across Asia the subsequent year, followed soon after by releases in the CIS region, the Middle East, North America, and more. With its average annual growth rate over the past decade reaching nearly 60 percent, the HOM-BOT®’s reputation continues to soar at home and abroad.
As South Korea’s top-selling robot vacuum cleaner, HOM-BOT® sales surpassed the ......read more
The best poses to win Samsung’s all-new Galaxy A5
Dubai, UAE, February 6, 2017: Getting everyone’s hearts thumping along with the music at Red Fest DXB this weekend, Samsung’s giant trampoline got festival goers active and striking incredible #iamlikethis poses against great backgrounds. Participants were encouraged to share their videos across social media ......read more
The canister type bagless MC-CL560 series offer long lasting suction power with the unique mega cyclone system
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa (PMMAF) has launched the latest line up of vacuum cleaners, MC-CL 565, MC-CL 563, and MC-CL 561, which are successors to the company’s popular bagless canister model MC-CL 48 series, in Middle East & ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 6, 2017: We know that the most romantic holiday of the year can be the most frantic one too. With everyone trying to figure out what to buy for their special someone, choosing the perfect gift can be a difficult and tricky task. Well it’s time to put that teddy bear down and get your loved one something they’ll cherish as much as they do you.
2016 ......read more
Sony Global Ambassador Davide Monteleone to highlight his photography journey
Dubai, UAE, February 6, 2017: Dubai, United Arab Emirates: In a week designed to inspire, challenge, and connect photographers and enthusiasts from all over the world, Sony Middle East and Africa is hosting the Sony Photo Friday at Gulf Photo Plus (GPP) Photo Week 2017. GPP Photo Plus is the first and longest ......read more
Dubai, UAE - 6 February, 2017: BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a global software leader in securing, connecting and mobilizing enterprises, is announcing its next major agreement to license BlackBerry software and services for the production of secure BlackBerry Android handsets in more global markets including India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh.
The exclusive, ......read more
du customers can now process their payment transactions and cardholder data more safely and securely with the PCI-DSS Compliance
Dubai, 5th February, 2017: In line with its efforts to digitise its services to create a secure e-commerce environment, du has increased the security of its payment gateway with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DDS) compliance. This ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 1st February, 2017– The use of mobile technology in and out of the workplace is making a positive impact on the productivity and job satisfaction of healthcare employees, according to research conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and sponsored by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company.
The findings suggest that nearly six in ten (59%) of workers report ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 2, 2017: BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), today announced that BlackBerry Secure, the company’s comprehensive approach to security addressing the entire enterprise from end point to end point, is now able to help organizations protect personnel during a crisis without language becoming a barrier when response time is critical. In addition to ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 1st February, 2017 — Infoblox Inc., the network control company that provides Actionable Network Intelligence, today announced the global availability of Infoblox ActiveTrust® Cloud. Delivered as a service, ActiveTrust Cloud addresses the needs of global enterprises with a mobile workforce and growing branch offices which often don’t have dedicated IT staff or ......read more
Sony announces new 5,000lm WUXGA VPL-PHZ10 and 5,000lm WXGA VPL-PWZ10 Z-Phosphor™ laser light source projectors
Dubai, UAE, February 1st, 2017: Sony is announcing the expansion of its range of laser light source (Z-Phosphor) projectors by introducing two new generation models aimed at making laser technology more cost-effective than ever to the installation market, from classrooms ......read more
Fortinet Announces Security Fabric Capabilities to Arm Enterprises with Visibility and Control to Defend Against Rising Threats from IoT
Dubai, UAE., February 1, 2017: Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, today announced the extension of the Fortinet Security Fabric to defend enterprises against the exponentially increasing cyber threats ......read more
Wirestorm speeds, simplifies, and streamlines DevOps while boosting productivity and customer satisfaction
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 1, 2017: Wirestorm builds and implements business intelligence, enterprise mobility applications, cloud computing, and technical staffing solutions for Fortune 500 companies. To accelerate and automate its DevOps process, Wirestorm turned to ......read more
Dubai, UAE - February 1, 2017: According to the Cisco® (NASDAQ: CSCO) 2017 Annual Cybersecurity Report (ACR), over one-third of organizations that experienced a breach in 2016 reported substantial customer, opportunity and revenue loss of more than 20 percent. Ninety percent of these organizations are improving threat defense technologies and processes after attacks by separating IT and ......read more
Demo conducted in T-Mobile’s Bellevue lab using commercially available LTE network equipment and software from Ericsson
The demo combined advanced 3CC Carrier Aggregation, 4x4 MIMO and 256 QAM functionality on the downlink
Together these latest and most advanced technologies improve network capacity and user experience, bringing the peak speeds of LTE to gigabit range ......read more
Dubai, 31 January, 2017: TPP, the innovative health software provider, has signed a partnership agreement with The Health Bank, after several months of close co-operation to deliver the integrated electronic records software and patient portal. The signing took place during the Arab Health Exhibition on 30th January and was attended by directors from both companies.
The Health ......read more
A new survey revealed UAE residents feel more anxious about undergoing a CT scan than any other routine health check1
Unique mobile workflow of Siemens Healthineers’ Somatom go. CT scanners allows medical staff to dispel their patients’ worries and to care for them during the whole process
Dubai, UAE, January 31, 2017: Global medical technology business, Siemens ......read more
Norton shares guidance for Safer Internet Day so parents can help keep their children safe online
Dubai, UAE, 31 January, 2017: Recent research from Norton by Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) reveals that more than eight in ten UAE parents (85 percent) are concerned about their children’s safety on the internet. Half of UAE parents worry their children will be bullied or harassed (49 ......read more
Sophos (LSE:SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today launched Sophos Phish Threat, an advanced phishing attack simulator and training solution that is fully integrated with the company’s cloud-based security management platform, Sophos Central. With centralized management and automated campaign analysis, Phish Threat dramatically reduces the time and resources required ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 29th January, 2017– Value Added Resellers (VARs) across 15 different technology categories including ECM Hardware, Data Collection/Mobility, Business Continuity/BCDR, Network Security and Managed Services, have recognized Kodak Alaris as one of the Best Channel Vendors for 2017. This is the second consecutive year that Kodak Alaris has been rated as a top channel vendor.
More ......read more
360° hinge allows for versatile student learning with Laptop, Stand, Tent and Tablet modes
Durable design with pressure-resistant screen, shock-absorbent rubber bumper and spill-resistant keyboard
Up to 13 hours of battery life powers through a full day of school and beyond for uninterrupted learning
Stylus supporting Windows Ink allows for an intuitive way for students ......read more
Focus on Middle East role in Energy Consumption Technologies:
Dubai, UAE, 29 January 2017: A senior delegation headed by HE Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has headed to Las Vegas, USA, to participate in the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning ......read more
GE Healthcare’s latest advanced solutions designed to accelerate sustainable healthcare development, now on show at Arab Health 2017
As demand for better healthcare grows, GE firmly committed to partnering with governments and private providers to upgrade health infrastructure and build capacity across the region
Tackling breast cancer, GE’s, new Senographe Pristina system, ......read more
Home Appliance & Air Solutions and Home Entertainment Divisions Post Highest Ever Operating Profits in 2016
Dubai, UAE, January 29, 2017: LG Electronics Inc. (LG) announced a 2016 operating profit of KRW 1.34 trillion (USD 1.16 billion), 12.2 percent increase from 2015 due in large part to strong performance by home appliances, air solutions and home entertainment. For full-year ......read more
Dubai, UAE 28 January 2017: Last weekend, Jumbo Electronics teamed up with Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) organisers, Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) to create the ‘World’s Largest Display of 250 kg of Gold’ in the shape of a DSF bag.
This unique public display of gold ......read more
Ericsson and Pole Star partner to develop and deliver innovative offerings in fleet safety, security, environmental, and compliance-based business application solutions
Partnership to drive growth, accelerate innovation and speed up digital transformation across the maritime industry
Industry-leading scale and services capabilities will deliver differentiated customer value
Dubai, ......read more
LAVA launches LAVA A3 that is set to capture a larger market share in the UAE’s 17.94 million mobile subscriber base. The company has tied up with leading retailers to help expand the market penetration
Mobile Phone subscriber base reached 17.94 million in the UAE, according to TRA
Mobile penetration rate increased to 209.80% in 2015, compared to 199.3% in 2014, ......read more
While security is everyone’s responsibility, it’s not always easy to get right. Our “Security Best Practices” blog series will provide simple tips that enable users to improve their online security. These articles aren’t for pros, but for those trying to get their basics down.
Even the most sophisticated cyber attacks can begin with a relatively simple email ......read more
ROV technology boosts port’s eco-credentials
Dubai, UAE, January 25, 2017: The Spanish port of Valencia could be set to break Algeciras’ virtual vessel maintenance services monopoly in the country, thanks to the availability of the eco-friendly HullWiper hull cleaner, according to the Managing Director of the company behind the diver-free system.
“Until now, hull ......read more
HTC unveils all-new smartphone series with HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play
Dubai, UAE, January 25, 2017: HTC, a pioneer in innovative smart technologies, unveiled its newest smartphone series, HTC U, with two new models, the HTC U Ultra 5.7-in and the HTC U Play 5.2-in smartphones, at an event at the Armani Hotel in Dubai, UAE, presided by Chialin Chang, President of Smartphone and Connected ......read more
NDIGITEC– the leading UAE-based creative production company, has announced to open a new, dedicated facility within Dubai Production City aimed at further enhancing its overall fabrication competency amidst a surge in demand for its fabrication solutions and services in the UAE and region.
With the new facility, NDIGITEC will be able to offer the complete spectrum of fabrication ......read more
First brand to meet UAE’s strict quality standards
Panasonic received the Emirates Quality Mark for its wiring devices, demonstrating the company’s commitment to product excellence and customer safety.
Panasonic Homes & Living offers a broad spectrum of Switches & Sockets, LED Lightings, Switchgears, Solar Panels, Energy Recovery Ventilators (ERV), Air Moving Equipment ......read more
The company is moving towards portfolio diversification with a strong focus on the mobile and IT category to augment growth
National Store will be responsible for ground sales and distribution operations for Wiko in the UAE market
Wiko plans to re-enter the power retail segment in H1 2017, with its new range of 4G phones equipped with the latest technologies
January 24, 2017; Dubai, UAE: ......read more
New pre-optimized cloud data protection model from Commvault enables customers to reduce cost, improve agility and speed deployment of Commvault Software on AWS Cloud
Customers can add Commvault to applications purchased through the AWS Marketplace to easily direct data storage to specific AWS services
Commvault customer Dow Jones leverages the combined power of Commvault Software and AWS to ......read more
Capture action in stills and movies
Dubai, UAE, 23 January 2017: Canon today introduces the EF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 IS II USM – a truly versatile telephoto lens, replacing the EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM, for hobbyists and advanced photographers and videographers alike. The sleek and compact EF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 IS II USM has an impressive 70-300mm focal range, helping you capture a ......read more
Samsung’s Leadership Team, Independent Experts Discuss Investigation, Path Forward
Dubai, UAE, January 23, 2017: Following several months of in-depth investigations, Samsung Electronics today announced the cause of the Note7 incidents and measures to prevent a recurrence during a press conference held in Seoul, Korea. DJ Koh, President of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 18th January, 2017: Veeam® Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™, today announced record results for Q4 2016 and FY 2016: 28 percent YoY growth (the equivalent figure for the Middle East is 18%) and $607.4M in total revenue bookings, fueled by accelerated enterprise and cloud revenues which were driven by the ......read more
Doha, Qatar, 23rd January 2017 – Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, (NYSE: HPQ) has announced that it will host its annual end-user conference at Hotel La Cigale in Doha, Qatar on the 30th of January. The event will showcase visionary technology encompassing enterprise mobility for the modern mobile workforce and the Internet of Things (IoT).
The core theme of this year’s ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 23 January, 2017: Cisco released the findings of a global study indicating that while cloud adoption continues to accelerate, few organizations are maximizing the value that cloud can offer. According to the study, nearly 68 percent of organizations are using cloud to help drive business outcomes, a 61 percent increase from last year's study. The increased cloud ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 19th January, 2017: Veeam® Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™, today announced the introduction of ‘Veeam Partner Academies’, a series of half day and full day workshops that will be co-hosted along with a distributor. The objective is to develop knowledge within Veeam’s sales and pre-sales ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 22nd January, 2017 – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the general availability of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.4, the latest version of its container application platform. Red Hat helps organizations like Discovery Health and Pioneer better embrace new technologies, such as Linux containers, that can ......read more
Aero-PTZ (WV-SUD638) provides Full HD 60fps imagery with a 30x optical zoom lens within a tough fibreglass body resistant desert weather conditions
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF), a global leader in providing smart security solutions, is showcasing its robust PTZ security camera, designed for the most severe weather conditions and ......read more
As part of upgrading Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing Establishment (MRHE)’s access control solutions, employees are now using smartphones and wearables to enter their office and facilities.
HID Mobile Access®, powered by Seos®, has provided employees with a secure, reliable and convenient access control solution.
DUBAI, U.A.E., January 22, 2017: HID Global®, a worldwide ......read more
Dubai, UAE – January 22, 2016: Redington Value and Huawei, today announced their collaboration in the information technology space with the objective of developing smart, futuristic solutions together.
“Huawei is not only one of the leading providers of information and communication technology but is also steadily changing the landscape in emerging technologies such as cloud ......read more
The Japanese manufacturer is showcasing its wide range of unrivaled security products and solutions at the event
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Panasonic, a leading provider of integrated security and video surveillance solutions, introduces its next generation i-PRO® Extreme technology platform at Intersec 2017, happening at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC) ......read more
Dubai, UAE: January 22, 2017: Digital Shadows today announced that several leading cybersecurity luminaries including Art Coviello, Tim Belcher, Jim Bandanza, Dr Srinivas Mantripragada and Ian Cook have joined the company’s advisors as the business heads into its sixth year of operation.
‘We are excited to welcome such respected Security figures to help Digital Shadows as it enters ......read more
Merlin Digital Ridge VR: With Octa-Core processor, two full HD displays and 360 degree motion tracking, the Ridge VR gives the ultimate experience of another world.
Price: AED 895
Merlin Digital iTheatre Streaming: For complete cinema experience block all light. The Resin lenses reduce risk of dizziness and fatigue. The iTheatre can be connected to other devices via Bluetooth and Wifi. ......read more
Smart homes, Smart cars, wearables, Augmented Reality, and 4K are some of 2017’s key trends on which LG’s innovative technologies are bound to make an impact
DUBAI, UAE – January 19, 2017: The year 2016 was another eventful year for the consumer electronics industry with a number of exciting and sophisticated technologies advancing to fulfil their potential on the world ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 18, 2017: Over the last few years, BlackBerry has transitioned to a security software and services company that is dedicated to securing the Enterprise of Things (EoT). The Enterprise of Things is the network of intelligent connections within the enterprise. It is a collection of devices, computers, sensors, trackers, equipment and other ‘things’ that ......read more
UAE actively taking initiatives at federal, local and private levels to enhance cyber security
More than half a million cyber attacks worldwide per minute
DUBAI, January 18, 2017: With a rapid increase in smart city initiatives worldwide, there is a strong need to form a clear cyber security structure, have a proper risk management plan and appoint Chief Information Officers at city ......read more
‘World’s Largest Display Of Gold Bars’ at Jumbo Electronics, Mall of the Emirates on 20 January
Solid Gold PlayStation 4 up for grabs as part of #Jumboisgold campaign during DSF 2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 January 2017: This Dubai Shopping Festival, Jumbo the leading OmniChannel electronics retailer in the UAE teamed up with Dubai Shopping Festival ......read more