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Equinix Showcases Solutions for Digital Transformation at IDC Middle East CIO Summit 2018

DUBAI, UAE. - February 21, 2018 -   Equinix, Inc., the global interconnection and data center company is participating in IDC's Middle East CIO Summit that started today, Wednesday. The summit gathers the region's most influential ICT leaders to discuss the region's rapidly evolving digital transformation landscape. At the summit, Equinix engaged with CIOs and other C-level executives from various Middle East companies guiding them on how they can rearchitect their IT infrastructure in the era of digital transformation.  Business survival in the digital economy requires new thinking about IT architecture and how to leverage colocation data centers at the digital edge - neutral environments that support innovation, accelerate business performance and enable greater operational flexibility. "As ......read more

Capillary's digital growth initiative ‘Accelerate' partners with Google

DUBAI – February 21, 2018:  Capillary Technologies, Asia’s leading provider of Intelligent Customer Engagement software and services with strong presence in the MENA, announced that its digital growth initiative Accelerate has partnered with Google. This is to empower businesses with solutions to get ahead of the digital evolution and stay consumer ready. Capillary Technologies, a SaaS (Software as a Service) major, offers a robust partner and customer service channel to support consumer facing businesses. The company has over 700 Capillary associates across 11 global offices are continually innovating to find new ways for brands to make their consumers' lives easier and experiences memorable.  With this partnership Accelerate officially becomes Google premier badge holder and Google’s channel ......read more

Etisalat Group Reports Consolidated Net Profit before federal royalty of AED 17.45 billion a 3% increase year over year

Proposed dividend payout of 40 fils per share for the second half of 2017, representing a total dividend payout of 80 fils for the full year and a dividend payout ratio of 82%.   Abu Dhabi, February 21 2018:  Etisalat Group announced today its consolidated financial statements for the 12 months ending December 31 2017. Financial Highlights and Key Developments for 2017 Etisalat UAE subscriber base reached 12.6 million, representing a year on year growth of 3%.   Etisalat UAE revenues amounted to AED 31.2 billion and increased year over year by 3%. Etisalat UAE net profit after federal royalty amounted to AED 8.2 billion and increased year over year by 5%.  Etisalat UAE Full year EBITDA in 2017 increased by 2% to AED 16.7 billion resulting in EBITDA margin of 53%. Proposed dividend payout of ......read more

Samsung Electronics Unveils a Simple, Seamless and Intelligent IoT Experience at MENA Forum 2018

Samsung is propelling Internet of Things (IoT) forward by incorporating SmartThings & AI across product categories Samsung has taken a step further in enhancing the ultimate home entertainment experience with the introduction of the all-new 8K QLED TV and the integration of SmartThings across its Smart TV line-up  Samsung is redefining connectivity in the home with the IoT-ready QuickDrive™ washing machine and Wi-Fi connected Wind-Free™ air conditioner, while bringing the hub of the kitchen to life with voice ID recognition on its Family Hub refrigerator Samsung is infusing technology with intelligence through integrating Bixby and SmartThings on its smart mobile devices Dubai, UAE, February 19, 2018:  Samsung Electronics Middle East and North Africa (MENA), today unveiled its vision of open ......read more

NDIGITEC Shares Expertise in Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality at InfoComm MEA Summit

Innovative VR Mall showcased at the iconic forum in Dubai Dubai, UAE, February 19, 2018:  NDigitec, the leading UAE-based innovative creative media production company, was in the epicenter of discussions at InfoComm MEA 2017 Summit in Dubai, showcasing its expertise in the Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality.At the Summit, NDigitec was in the list of participants of the Immersive World organized by VR/AR Association [VRARA].  NDigitec Head of Development Department Victor Danielyan and Head of Content Creation Eyad Arabi presented the company’s VR/AR technologies as well as expertise and how they are changing the face of the industry.  This participation assumes added significance as the VR/ AR industry is expected to be worth $6 billion in Middle East and North Africa region by 2020 and $143.3 billion ......read more

“World Record” created by the LG OLED Video Wall recognized as “Best use of Projection/Display Solutions”

First ever AV Technology Europe Awards 2018 dedicated to recognizing innovation and achievements in the audio video industry rewarded the unique OLED video wall Dubai-UAE: 19 February 2018 –   The LG OLED video wall signage continues to garner interna-tional attention and has been awarded under the category of ‘Best use of Projection/Display Solutions’ award at the first ever AV Technology Europe Awards 2018. The AV Technology Europe Awards held in Amsterdam were dedicated to recognising innovation and achievements in AV throughout end-user businesses. Commenting on the award, Kevin Cha, President, LG Electronics, Middle East & Africa, said,     “Digital Signage industry today is paving way for unprecedented growth and creativity to create attractions that are a cut above the ......read more

Chinese TV Brand TCL Challenges Top Global Players

TCL surges ahead in sales volume globally threatening established players of the TV market United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 18th Feb 2018:   The leading innovator in developing QLED technology and products, TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings Limited, has edged its way forward to take the 3rd leadership position right behind Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics.   TCL sold 4.53 million TVs and posted a market share of 8.3% in the global TV market last year making it the first Chinese TV manufacturer recording a global market share of at least 8% on a quarterly basis.  TCL as a brand has been seen implementing smart marketing tactics leading to increased sales; such as their association with Roku - a video streaming company in the North American market, in the development of smart TVs. TCL also recently ......read more

Sophos Home Premium Brings Business-Class Ransomware Protection to Consumers

  Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint cybersecurity, today announced Sophos Home Premium with ransomware protection. Sophos Home Premium features advanced anti-ransomware capabilities that can quickly detect previously unknown ransomware going beyond just traditional antivirus features it delivers proactive, real-time protection for consumers from the latest malicious software and hacking attempts, and includes privacy protection features. Sophos Home Premium is designed for ease of use, protecting both PCs and Macs, and enables the management of up to ten other computers from one central dashboard. "In 2017 we witnessed a global black market emerge that has enabled even unsophisticated criminals to hold our data for ransom and sell our private details for identity theft and more," said Chet ......read more

WGS 2018: The Future of Superintelligence Is Far from Clear, Says Futurist

Nick Bostrom: “It is too early for governments to attempt to regulate superintelligence, even though it could pose an existential threat to humanity”  Dubai-UAE: 13 February, 2018 –   Superintelligence is coming and it could extinguish the human race, but there is little governments can do now to control it, philosopher and futurist Nick Bostrom said on the closing day of the sixth World Government Summit (WGS 2018) in Dubai. Bostrom is a leading thinker on “superintelligence”, which he defined as any intelligent system radically smarter than the average human brain. In his session entitled ‘The Paradox of Choice and Morality: How Intelligent is Artificial Intelligence?’, Bostrom said that while the field is making rapid progress, its future shape is far from clear. It could ......read more

Can the AI that makes ‘fake news' viral also help filter it?

In the viral world of media – including images, animations, and video served up to us via Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, Instagram, and a hundred other bot-driven platforms – artificial intelligence has been deployed successfully to create pixel-perfect narratives that tell a compelling story. Except: in a number of cases, the story never actually happened. Dubai, UAE, February 14, 2018:  Digital specialists across the world are making rapid advances in using machine learning to manipulate video, images, and sound ‘imagined’ by software, based on hundreds of input data that are scanned by the computer to create a new composite, or a counterfeit version of reality. Bombarded by 300 million photo uploads per day on Facebook, or 55 billion messages sent out on Whatsapp each day, the average human brain ......read more

WGS 2018: Opening Session Highlights Importance of Embracing Smart Living to Enhance Quality of Life

Heads of du and the Foundation for Futuristic Cities outline opportunities and challenges of living in an increasingly digital age  Dubai-UAE: 13 February, 2018 –   At one of the opening sessions of the second day of World Government Summit 2018 (WGS 2018), experts outlined how technology in the digital era can enhance quality of life, if effectively managed. Chief Executive Officer of du, a leading UAE telecoms company, Osman Sultan took to the stage with Karuna Gopal, founder and President of Indian think tank the Foundation for Futuristic Cities, debating the opportunities and challenges associated with an ever-increasing digital world.  The session, entitled ‘Technology and The Future of Smart Living’, focused on how advancements in technology have created a double-edged sword. While ......read more

WGS 2018: Governments of the Future Must Work Smartly with Innovation and Technology

UNDP official emphasizes need for focus on equality, sustainability and opportunity to ensure wellbeing of people   Dubai-UAE: 12 February 2018 –   Government and governance are of critical importance when it comes to enabling innovation through smart policy-making. This was the main message from Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in his talk on ‘Government of the Future – Innovation & Technology’ on day two of the ongoing World Government Summit (WGS 2018) in Dubai.  The Brazilian, who is a renowned global leader on sustainable development, international cooperation and global diplomacy for nearly three decades, said: “When we discuss government of the future, one might be tempted to say that government will be less central to ......read more

The Robots Are Coming: Ministry of Finance Brings Artificial Intelligence to Dubai in a Bid to Innovate

Open-to-all event held during ‘Rise’ at Dubai Creek Harbour set to inspire community to be more innovative Initiative set to boost STEM education in the UAE Dubai, UAE, 12 February, 2018 –   In an effort to boost innovation throughout the UAE, the Ministry of Finance, in collaboration with Cartoon Network, has announced its latest initiative – as part of UAE Innovation Month 2018 – to encourage innovative thinking throughout the community. The activation will see children from across Dubai invited to build their own robot and artificially intelligent (AI) cartoon character during  Rise Dubai Creek Harbour, a seasonal family event on 23 and 24 February   The event is one of a series of public events by the Ministry of Finance, held under the patronage of his Highness Sheikh ......read more

New Report from Accenture and the World Government Summit Finds That Regulators Must Embrace RegTech to Keep Pace with Digital Disruption

DUBAI; February 12, 2018 -   Accenture (NYSE: ACN), in collaboration with The World Government Summit, has released a new report that finds that regulators must embrace the innovative application of emerging technologies, known as RegTech, to enable a more effective regulatory environment, mitigate risks and drive competitive advantage. According to the report, RegTech allows regulatory processes to be redesigned, enabling real-time, data-driven decisions that drive innovation. As digital disruption increases, innovative products and services, such as ride sharing and lodging services, are increasingly challenging or bypassing regulatory processes. The report, RegTech for Regulators, finds that RegTech opens a treasure chest of opportunities for regulators to keep pace by using analytics and anticipatory interventions at an ......read more

Top 5 Features to be Considered Before Buying your Next Premium TV

If a new year means a new TV make sure you know what features to look for   Dubai, UAE, February 07, 2018:  When it comes to buying TVs there’s a lot of different features to consider. Traditionally, consumers focused on two key features; size, and cost. However, this is a sentiment of the past, and today consumers are demanding UHD-quality TV, as they gain a better understanding of what these features really mean and how much they matter when it comes to increasing immersion.    Despite this, it’s not always easy to know what you should be prioritizing when buying a high-quality TV, but keeping this in mind, here is a rundown of features that you should consider before purchasing your next TV.   1- Color Volume:     Color volume is a standard for evaluating a ......read more

Epson announces its first 3LCD installation laser projector offering 4K resolution at ISE 2018

A range of other new products in pro AV, business and signage sectors are also announced on the first day of the show Dubai - UAE, 6 February 2018 –   On the opening day of ISE 2018, Epson has announced its first ever native 4K projector. The EB-L12000Q is a powerful 12,000-lumen 3LCD laser projector, designed for high-end rental and fixed installations at events, festivals, visitor attractions, large auditoriums, trade shows and shopping centres, among other uses, and can use the same 4K-compatible lenses as Epson’s EB-L1000-Series projectors for maximum versatility. It will be launched alongside a companion model, the EB-L20000U, Epson’s first entry in the popular compact 20k-lumen WUXGA category. Both models share a casing designed to fit into industry-standard tubular steel frames, so they’re ......read more

Etisalat launches an innovative payment service for UAE's SMB retail sector

First-of-its-kind complete mobile point of sale service designed for SMBs Zero bank commission, attractive mobile plans, easy on-boarding and more In line with UAE government guidelines promoting a cashless economy Abu Dhabi, 5th February 2018:   Etisalat today announced the launch of its Mobile Cashier service for the Small and Medium Business (SMB) segment in the country giving them a hassle-free on boarding and affordable mobile point-of-sale service that enables these businesses to accept card payments from their customers, and at the same time enjoy valuable mobile business plan benefits anywhere in UAE.   Etisalat’s Mobile Cashier service transforms merchants’ smart devices like phones or tablets into business-grade point of sale terminals, enabling them to accept debit, credit and ......read more

Make this Valentine's season memorable with ZAKK Twins

DUBAI – February 05, 2018:   It’s the Valentine’s season again. Looking for the perfect Valentine's Day present for your love on a budget? Then here comes the perfect tech gift – ZAKK Twins Bluetooth earphone. ZAKK, a global lifestyle brand under Dubai-based Kamon International, created and launched ZAKK Twins ahead of Valentine’s Day. ZAKK Twins a true wireless Bluetooth headset has a 10-meter Bluetooth connectivity range. The latest device in this segment combines the best technology with design providing users an unforgettable experience and matching with any outfit for both men and women.  Commenting on the launch of the ZAKK Twins, Mr. Karan Saini, Head of Marketing at ZAKK, said, “We are excited to announce the launch of ZAKK Twin, one of the most fashionable and ......read more

Epson's pop-up Containers at CityWalk 2 and The Beach entertain sports and gaming enthusiasts

Dubai, UAE; 5 February 2018:   Epson has created a new urban hangout for Dubai’s sports and gaming enthusiasts, to enjoy their weekends playing games and watching sports on big screen in high-definition with Epson’s EH-TW5600 home cinema projector, displayed in containers at the popular hotspots, CityWalk 2 and The Beach at JBR.  The pop-up containers will open every weekend in February, alternating between the two locations as per the schedule below: 9th & 10th February at City Walk 2  16th & 17th February at City Walk 2  23rd & 24th February at The Beach at JBR The pop-up will provide everyone an opportunity to enjoy the ultimate home entertainment in two different scenarios- gaming and sports- within a typical home environment.  Speaking about the event, Jason ......read more

Discover the real you with the new Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ at zero upfront with du postpaid plans

The biggest display for Samsung Galaxy A phones to date with a sleek and ergonomic design  Stay stylishly connected with du and  the latest Samsung Galaxy A smartphones with 6GB of data and 300 flexible minutes Dubai, UAE, February 03, 2018:   du from Emirates integrated telecommunication company is providing their postpaid customers with the anticipated Samsung Galaxy devices of 2018, the Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ with zero percent upfront. Starting from only 225 /month for 24 months, customers will be able to enjoy an expansive view on the Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ with the Infinity Display amongst many fantastic features and stay connected with the value added 6GB of data and 300 flexible minutes.   “At du, we always promise to add life to life by delivering the latest and most innovative ......read more

Lenovo's Three-Wave Strategy Delivers Strong Revenue and Earnings in Third Quarter FY2017/18

Global Technology Leader in Pc, Data Center and Mobile Grew Revenue 6.3 Percent Year-over-year to Us$12.9 Billion, Highest in 3 Years Pre-tax Income Quadrupled to Us$150 Million Compared to Q2 Fy2017/18 Data Center Group Posts Highest Revenue in Two Years Dubai, UAE, February 01, 2018:   Lenovo Group (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced results for its third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2017. Revenue was US$12.9 billion, a 6.3 percent increase year-over-year, and 10 percent increase over the second fiscal quarter of FY2017/18. Lenovo continued to enjoy significant revenue gains in PCs and smart devices (PCSD) and the Data Center Group (DCG). Lenovo’s Mobile Business Group (MBG) performed as expected for the quarter. Lenovo showed strong pre-tax income growth in the quarter, up sharply to US$150 ......read more

du Announces Revamp of FM Transmission Platform Provided to Dubai Media Incorporated

du announced that its partnership with DMI will upgrade current FM transmitter system  Dubai, UAE, 28 January 2018:   du from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) confirmed that it will be working to revitalise its FM Transmission Platform provided to Dubai Media Incorporated‘s (DMI). This latest announcement from the telco came during CABSAT 2018, the region’s largest conference for broadcasting, satellite, and digital entertainment professionals. CABSAT was held from January 14-16, at the Dubai World Trade Centre.  du will be supporting DMI with the update and upgrade of their previous system provided by the telco the telco, whilst simultaneously renewing it; this includes revising, and widening the coverage, and increasing the power to the system. “We are pleased to ......read more

Growing Cyberspace Threat Demands Policy Leadership and Cooperation

Effective Cybersecurity Requires Deeper Collaboration between Public and Private Sectors, According to a New Report from The World Economic Forum and BCG Dubai, UAE, January 28, 2018:   The increasingly networked, digitized, and connected world is vulnerable to cyber threats that can only be addressed by the combined capabilities of the public and private sectors, according to a new report compiled by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Titled, Cyber Resilience: Playbook for Public-Private Collaboration, the report is a tool to facilitate discussions on building the institutions, frameworks, policies, norms, and processes necessary to support collaboration, safeguard our threatened cyberspace, and strengthen cyber resilience. Improving Dialogue Is Key to Defending Against ......read more

NDIGITEC launches Pep – a unique app and platform for celebrities to share exclusive content with fans

Dubai, January 28 , 2017:   NDigitec, the leading UAE-based innovative creative media production company, has taken its competencies to a completely new level with the launch of Pep–a celebrity app which offers a unique platform for celebrities to share exclusive content with their fans.  A subscription-based private App, Pep can be downloaded on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store– givingthe chance for fans to feel closer to the celebrities. With over 5,000 downloads during first month after its launch in November 2017, the Pep App is fast becoming a raging sensation.  With exclusive content shared by celebrities through the App, fans now have the opportunity to receive exclusive updates at just a click of a button, besides latest photos and videos of people they look up to. The list of Pep ......read more

LG Announces 2017 Financial Results

Strong Profitability and Highest Annual Sales Ever Led by Performance of Premium Home Appliances and TVs DUBAI, UAE, Jan. 28, 2018 —  LG Electronics Inc. (LG) today announced record full-year revenues for 2017 of KRW 61.4 trillion (USD 55.4 billion), an increase of 10.9 percent from the previous year, the highest in the company’s history. Full-year 2017 profits of KRW 2.47 trillion (USD 2.23 billion) – the highest profit since 2009 – in-creased 85 percent from 2016 due in large part to strong performance by premium home appliances and TVs. Fourth-quarter 2017 revenues grew 15 percent versus 2016 to KRW 16.96 trillion (USD 15.3 billion), generating strong operating profits of KRW 366.8 billion (USD 330.9 million). The LG Home Appliance & Air Solutions Company reported full-year 2017 revenues of 19.23 ......read more

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LG Multi V 5 VRF With Ultimate Inverter Compressor Launched in the UAE…

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Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition, Dubai International Exhibition Center, Dubai, Booth No. TSP 1, Zaabeel Hall Siemens to showcase digitalized portfolio for sustainable energy  Visitors can experience the inner workings of a gas turbine in virtual reality  Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017:  At the 19th Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition ......read more

Qualcomm Achieves World's First Announced 5G Data Connection on a 5G Modem Chipset for Mobile ...…

First chipset in the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G NR Modem Family Delivers Gigabit Speeds and demonstrates data connection on 28GHz mmWave Spectrum Unveils First 5G Smartphone Reference Design for New Generation of Cellular Connectivity DUBAI, October 18 2017:  Today, Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies Inc., successfully ......read more

Ericsson Receives the Gcc Best Employer Brand Award…

Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2017:  Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), was awarded the GCC Best Employer Brand Award 2017 during a celebration that was held last week in Dubai, UAE.  Ericsson Human Resources and Marketing & Communications was bestowed with “GCC Best Employer Brand Award 2017” as one of the top employer brands in the region. The award is based on laying out business ......read more

Fortinet Survey Reveals Almost Half of IT Decision Makers in the Middle East Believe Cybersecurity ...…

Respondents expect their transition to the cloud, as part of an organization’s digital transformation journey, to be a catalyst for an increased focus on security   Dubai, UAE. – October 17, 2017:  Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, has revealed that almost half of the IT decision makers (ITDMs) at 250+ ......read more

WorldSkills kicks off with Siemens technology…

60 countries participating in vocational World Championships Siemens is a strategic sponsor of WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2017:  With the 44th WorldSkills Competition kicking off in Abu Dhabi earlier this week, competitors have been using automation technology, advice and practical assistance from Siemens, as the event’s strategic sponsor. Under the ......read more

Huawei unveils the long-awaited HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro…

Introducing the next era of mobile smartphones equipped with the world's first Kirin AI processor inside to deliver a faster, more customized mobile experience   Dubai, U.A.E., October 17, 2017:  During an exclusive global launch held at Munich, Huawei Consumer Business Group unveiled its highly-anticipated Mate 10 Series, which will open the door to new AI mobile ......read more

Microsoft Awards iLife For Innovation And Excellence…

iLife was recognised for its innovative digital devices powered by Microsoft technology UAE – October 17, 2017:  iLife Digital Technology, an innovative consumer electronics company won  ‘Compete Partner for the Year 2017’ for its innovative devices designed for the Middle Easts’ budget-smart consumers. The annual awards ‘Night of the Stars’ ......read more

Sharjah Research Technology Innovation Park set for 1st edition of ‘Regional R&D Funding and ...…

October 16, 2017: Sharjah Research Technology Innovation Park (SRTIP), an initiative of the American University of Sharjah Enterprises (AUSE), is set to organize its first forum on research and development (R&D), the ‘Regional R&D Funding and Commercialization Forum,’ which will be held on November 9, 2017 at the American University of Sharjah (AUS). The event will explore ......read more

Etisalat sign MoU with Abu Dhabi Distribution Company…

Dubai, 16 October 2017:  Etisalat and Abu Dhabi Distribution Company signed a Memorandum of Understanding to appoint Abu Dhabi Distribution Company (ADDC), part of Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) as a partner to promote Etisalat elife products and services. The MOU was signed by Saeed Al Suwaidi, managing director, ADDC, and Sultan Al Dhaheri, Acting General ......read more

39% in UAE object to connected devices monitoring their activities, reveals Kantar TNS…

Highly connected but increasingly suspicious: Global study reveals ‘consumer trust divide’ for brands online.  Consumers in the UAE and Saudi Arabia trust content and brands, but for how long? 25% of connected consumers in the Middle East & Africa (MEA) consider the content brands post on social media irrelevant Only one in four connected consumers (25%) in Saudi ......read more

Red Hat Debuts Versatile Software-Defined Storage for Cloud-Native Applications in Red Hat ...…

DUBAI, UAE, 16th October, 2017 – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced Red Hat Container-Native Storage 3.6, with support for containerized applications and infrastructure in Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform clusters. Red Hat Container-Native Storage 3.6 comes on the heels of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.6, the ......read more

A10 Networks Strengthens Industry's Most Powerful DDoS Protection Solution with Intelligent ...…

DUBAI, UAE, 16th October, 2017 – As distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks increase in size and scope, A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN), a Secure Application Services™ company, today launched its latest defenses against these threats with the most powerful DDoS protection solution available on the market. The company is strengthening its A10 Thunder™ TPS (Threat Protection ......read more

Huawei forges new alliances, launches new strategy and solutions to drive the Middle East's digital ...…

The leading ICT solutions provider offers new solutions and platforms for cloud services, smart city and safe city development Dubai – October 15, 2017:  The leading global ICT solutions provider, Huawei, showcased an exciting range of innovative services and solutions as part of its ‘platform + ecosystem’ portfolio at GITEX Technology Week 2017. Huawei’s ......read more

AED134.5b value of Dubai trade in electronics in first half of 2017…

Dubai - October 14 , 2017:  DP World Group Chairman & CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation Sultan bin Sulayem pointed out that Dubai plays a pivotal role in sustaining and developing the information technology sector thanks to its adoption of latest technologies and applications.   He added:” Dubai has succeeded in keeping abreast with the ......read more

Red Hat and Alibaba Cloud Join Forces to Bring Increased Flexibility with Open Source…

DUBAI, UAE, 15th October, 2017– Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, and Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA), today announced that they will join forces to bring the power and flexibility of Red Hat’s open source solutions to Alibaba Cloud’s customers around the globe. Alibaba Cloud is now part ......read more

ELM reveals overwhelming response from its successful participation at GITEX 2017…

October 12, 2017 - ELM, a leader in innovative solutions and owned by the Public Investment Fund of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), revealed its successful participation at the recently concluded 37th edition of GITEX Technology Week (GITEX 2017), which ran from October 8 to October 12, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). The ELM pavilion, which featured state-of-the-art ......read more

British Security Industry Association zooms in on Mid East's US$4.8 billion commercial security ...…

IP network video surveillance systems in high demand in Middle East as hospitality sector fuels further growth  Dubai, UAE, October 12, 2017:  Growing demand for streamlined and IP network security systems will double the value of the Middle East’s commercial security market over the next four years, with hospitality likely to witness the highest growth of all end-user ......read more

Four UAE Designers Take Home LG Signage Design Award…

Total prize of US $100,000 clinched by leading UAE designers across four design categories Dubai, UAE: 12 October 2017:  LG Electronics (LG) announced its official “Techorator” winners of the first-ever Signage Design competition for innovative professional designers and architects across the region at the Grand Hyatt in Dubai. Four winners have collectively taken home a total ......read more

Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation Showcases Smart Services at GITEX Technology Week 2017…

Dubai-UAE: 12 October, 2017:  Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) is showcasing its portfolio of smart online services that improve the efficiency of its interaction with the public at GITEX Technology Week 2017.  AMAF’s participation in the global tech event that runs at the Dubai World Trade Centre from October 8 to 12 reflects the Foundation’s continued ......read more

Technologies of the Future take centre stage at Etisalat during GITEX Technology Week…

Robotics in Retail, Healthcare, Home and Education showcase real life scenarios Augmented and Virtual Reality take visitors on a journey of the future Artificial Intelligence exhibit solutions for adults, children and visually impaired DUBAI, UAE – 12 October 2017:  Keeping up with its theme ‘Driving the Digital Future’ at GITEX Technology Week, visitors ......read more

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