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Artificial Intelligence and LG's Robotic Technologies are set to change the way will live and travel in 2017

Dubai, April 25, 2017 — With GCC cities aiming to become smarter and more connected, and with airports expecting to become friendlier and less stressful for travelers, artificial intelligence and robotic personal assistants appear to be seamlessly entering public spaces and even the home, marking 2017 as the year consumers have begun embracing a future founded on smart technology. LG has been at the forefront of developing robotic technologies that incorporate deep learning for the smart city and home, ensuring usability is at its best and that the consumer continues to be connected.   “Once viewed merely as machines capable of performing automated work, robots were typically used to complete tasks that required incredible precision or were too dangerous for humans to do themselves,” said Yong Geun Choi, ......read more

Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC (du) Q1 2017 Revenue Grows 2.5% to AED 3.17 Billion

•    Mobile subscribers now total 8.3 million Dubai, UAE, 25 April 2017: Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC (“du”) today published its financial results for the first quarter of 2017 showing a 2.5% rise in revenue to AED 3.17 billion. Net Profit before royalty decreased by 16.7% to AED 851.2 million, compared with Q1 2016 (AED Millions)    First Quarter Analysis                         Q1 2016    Q1 2017    % change Revenue (AEDm)    3,089.6    3,166.4    2.5%        Fixed line revenue (AEDm)    630.3    679.9    7.9%        Mobile revenue ......read more

Global Innovations on its first day of success during the Arabian Travel Market 2017

Dubai, UAE, April 24, 2017:  Global Innovations, a leading provider of automation solution for the travel and tourism trade starts with success during the Arabian Travel Market 2017 First Day Exhibition, the market leading, international travel & tourism event unlocking business potential within the Middle East   Tourism destinations from around the world showcase a diverse range of accommodation options, breath taking tourism attractions, travel technology and key airline routes. This four-day (April 24-27, 2017) internationally recognised event will showcase a diverse range of accommodation options, breathtaking tourism attractions, travel technology and key airline routes from highly sought after tourism destinations from around the world. Global Innovations is a leading Travel Technology & Solutions company ......read more

PCCW Global Charity Run 2017 Makes a Wish for Children in Need

Make-A-Wish Singapore is the beneficiary of PCCW Global’s 4th annual charity run 24 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, announces that Make-A-Wish Singapore is the beneficiary of its annual charity run to be held on May 24 at Gardens by the Bay (Silver Leaf). Funds raised will be used to assist Make-A-Wish Singapore in fulfilling the wishes and dreams of children with life-threatening medical conditions. PCCW Global has a strong commitment to the communities in which it operates and its Singapore Charity Run is a highlight of the company’s corporate social responsibility program. The Charity Run is open to the public and to teams registered by corporations and partners in the telecommunications industry. It ......read more

Sophos Boosts Server Protection Products with Next-Gen Anti-Ransomware CryptoGuard Technology

Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced, that its next-generation anti-ransomware CryptoGuard technology is now available with its SophosServer Protection products. With this optimization, Sophos Server Protection now has signature-less detection capabilities to combat ransomware - similar to Sophos Intercept X for endpoints. In September 2016, Sophos launched SophosIntercept X with CryptoGuard, which stop the spontaneous encryption of data by ransomware within seconds of detection. By adding CryptoGuard to server security, Sophos is closing a critical gap by preventing ransomware attacks that could come in through rogue, guest or remote access users or other weaknesses in a company’s network. For example, if a company allows bring-your-own-laptops on the network, remote access for ......read more

Siemens to Showcase Digital Innovations for Power at Oman Energy and Water Exhibition

•    Interactive demos and discussions to help customers embrace digitalization •    Digital solutions could pave the way for more efficient and accessible energy •    Siemens’ technology is responsible for generating over 50% of Oman’s electricity    24 April 2017- Dubai, UAE: With digitalization driving a transformational shift across the power and water industry, Siemens will be showcasing an array of innovative technologies in the fields of power generation and services; digital solutions as well as industrial and automation software at the Oman Energy and Water Exhibition and Conference. The company will have leading executives discussing how digitalization and innovations in technology are making the power and water industry more affordable, ......read more

AUD Wins Microsoft's UAE Imagine Cup 2017

School of Engineering Green Jam Team Heads to PAN MEA Semi-Finals Dubai, April 19, 2017:  We have our winners! The School of Engineering at the American University in Dubai AUD is proud to announce its students Jamil El Helou, Abdulrahman Bin Haider and Mohamed Hassan, Green Jam team members, winning 1st Place at Microsoft’s UAE Imagine Cup 2017, and receiving a $15,000 cash prize and a place in the semi-finals in Beirut. Their project “Dubai Recycling Initiative” aims to turn recycling into second-nature for citizens of the future, through a reward system that encourages users to recycle on a daily basis. By placing automated recycle stations at target areas, users can take their consumer recyclable materials to the recycle station, log in using their Emirates ID, and place their recyclable materials in the ......read more

Achieving Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility with the Technology of Tomorrow

18 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: It’s 2017 and around the world, companies and industries are making steps towards sustainable, socially responsible solutions and practices. Gone are the days of advanced technologies being reserved for the world’s most privileged patrons; now, as humanitarian and environmental movements continue to gain global attention, the companies that create and provide these technologies are realigning their sights. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become a top priority for organizations everywhere – and in the ICT industry, it has proven to be especially important. A strong example of a nation adopting greater social responsibilities is the UAE, with the recently announced vision by His Royal Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan as the Year of Giving 2017. Where the main focus ......read more

The Interoperable Global Trust Federation Accredits DarkMatter's PKI Operations to Offer Digital Certificates

•    Accreditation permits Certificate Authorities within DarkMatter’s Public Key Infrastructure operations to issue certificates to secure high-performance computer resources and supercomputer nodes  Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE – 18 April 2017 DarkMatter, the international cyber security firm headquartered in the UAE, announces its accreditation by the Interoperable Global Trust Federation (IGTF) at the EUGridPMA meeting held at the Galileo Galilei Institute for Theoretical Physics in Florence, Italy. The accreditation permits certain Certificate Authorities within DarkMatter’s Public Key Infrastructure operations to issue certificates to secure high-performance computer resources and supercomputer nodes that are being used to advance the very boundaries of modern science. Researchers ......read more

E-Vision Partners with MBC GROUP in Exclusive IPTV/OTT Channel Distribution Rights deal in the UAE

Dubai, 16th April 2017: E-Vision, a fully owned subsidiary of Etisalat, signed a strategic partnership with MBC Group to obtain exclusive rights to distribute MBC channels in the UAE. This strategic announcement makes E-Vision the point of contact for distribution of MBC channels in the UAE. Therefore, any platform that wishes to carry or renew carriage of MBC channels in the UAE will need to enter into contract with E-Vision for that purpose. Under this agreement, E-vision further empowers Etisalat’s eLife with more TV channels and programmes from the region. Starting from this month, eLife will be offering two additional channels from MBC, namely MBC+ VARIETY and MBC+ DRAMA which will be available on eLife and eLife ON App. Additionally, eLife customers will enjoy an exclusive channel that will be launched by MBC and ......read more

Al AbdulKarim Holding with Panasonic Exhibits the Revolutionary HIT® Solar Panels at Saudi Arabia Renewable Energy Investment Forum

The HIT® solar panel’s low-temperature coefficient provides high-efficiency even in intense heat Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 16, 2017 One of the highest efficiency solar panels in the world will be displayed Saudi Arabia Renewable Energy Investment Forum (SAREIF) 2017 by Al AbdulKarim Holding with Panasonic. Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa (PMMAF), in collaboration with its local partner Al AbdulKarim Holding (AKH), is showcasing the product at the event organised at Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh on 17-18 April 2017.  The HIT solar cells have achieved the world record for highest efficiency of 25.6% in 2014. It is an ideal solution for power generation for a variety of applications both for residences and commercial buildings. In addition, to HIT® N330/N325 Powerful model, the Japanese manufacturer is ......read more

Take a sound adventure with the New Action Mic for GoPro® from Sennheiser

Waterproof MKE 2 elements microphone can go anywhere a GoPro HERO4 goes for amazing audio – even in extreme conditions The retail price for the MKE 2 ELEMENTS mic is AED 800. The MKE2 ELEMENTS mic will be available in the UAE by July 2017. Dubai, UAE, 16 April 2017 – If you’re going on an adventure, you probably already have an ultra-tough action camera ready to capture the action. Now, thanks to the MKE 2 elements from audio specialist Sennheiser, you don’t have to leave great sound behind. Designed to be tough enough to go wherever your action camera can, the new GoPro-verified microphone for HERO4 Black and Silver cameras lets you capture incredible high-quality sound, whether you’re recording during a skiing holiday or want to take the microphone with you when surfing. The MKE 2 elements ......read more

Etisalat and Al Fardan Exchange announce strategic partnership

April 16, 2017 – Dubai:  Etisalat today signed an agreement with Al Fardan Exchange, one of the oldest and most established names in the UAE remittance market, to improve customer experience and provide convenient seamless payment solutions across the country.  The agreement signing ceremony was held today at Etisalat Head Office in the presence of senior executives from Etisalat and Al Fardan Exchange. The partnership reflects the focus of both entities on customer satisfaction and accessibility.  Ahmed Al Awadi, CFO of Etisalat, said: “Etisalat is committed to offering our customers choice by providing a range of innovative solutions and striking the right partnerships. Today’s agreement with Al Fardan Exchange will expand our network of payment partners in the UAE making it more accessible for ......read more

HP Inc. launches World's Most Advanced and Secure A3 Printers in the UAE

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 16, 2017 — HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ), the global leader in printing, today announced its new A3 multifunction printers (MFPs) in the UAE. This next generation portfolio is designed to provide qualified channel partners the ability to offer higher levels of customization that meet a wider range of customers’ printing needs.  The new A3 portfolio transforms today’s copier experience for customers and service professionals by offering advanced security features unmatched in the marketplace , affordable color via HP’s PageWide printing technology, and longer device uptime via HP’s Smart Device Services technology. “We set out to offer our partners a robust portfolio of A3 MFPs with disruptive technologies and a range of finishing options to meet current and future ......read more

Performance for the passionate: Nikon D7500 is ready to exceed expectations for photographers geared up to hone their craft

New DSLR leverages its award-winning D7000 series pedigree, while introducing advanced imaging technologies in a lighter, compact body to keep up with a photographer’s adventures Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 13, 2017:  Nikon Middle East FZE announces the launch of Nikon D7500, a camera designed to fuel the passion of photographers. Nikon’s newest DX-format DSLR combines the performance of class-leading DSLR photography with outstanding agility and operability, creating endless possibilities for core photography enthusiasts and those on a quest to perfect their craft.  “Intended to inspire budding photographers and video enthusiasts, the new D7500 builds on the DNA of the DX-format flagship D500 with the same high-performance EXPEED 5 image-processing engine. This Nikon DSLR, significantly improved ......read more

LG captivates the imagination of the MEA design community with revolutionary OLED signage

Dubai, UAE: 13 April 2017 – LG Electronics (LG) introduced its new line-up of OLED signage at its inaugural LG Signage Design Summit last night. Featuring the open-frame OLED signage, the 88-inch Ultra-Stretch display and the In-Glass wallpaper OLED, the new collection of display products is now set to transform the once static commercial design industry into a visually dynamic and highly engaging sector that is driven by creative excellence.  Held at the Armani Hotel at the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE, the LG Signage Design Summit was conceived to showcase how design and display converge as well as highlight how LG is the forerunner for this change. The event welcomed a plethora of seasoned professionals that consisted of designers, architects, engineers, contractors, retailers and experience creators across the region to ......read more

Western Digital increases capacity of Surveillance-Class Hard Drives to 10TB

25-Percent Capacity Boost, Support for Up to 64 HD Cameras Equips Systems for Always-On, 4K-Ready Surveillance  Dubai, UAE, April 12, 2017:  Western Digital Corporation (“Western Digital”) (NASDAQ: WDC), a storage industry leader, today announced the availability of the WD Purple™ 10TB HDD, the newest member of its high-capacity hard drive line for surveillance applications. According the IHS Markit, anticipated growth of 4K-compliant and high-resolution network cameras over the next few years is driving higher demand for surveillance-class storage to support systems featuring these technologies*. With increased capacity and proven leading-edge technology, the WD Purple 10TB HDD is optimized for 24x7 video surveillance systems and up to 64 high-definition (HD) cameras in home and small business security ......read more

Yahsat and UAE mission to the UN in Geneva host Humanitarian Aid Forum

UAE United Nations Ambassador opens inaugural ‘Enabling through Connectivity’ event in Geneva and stresses importance of satellite communications in humanitarian efforts   Abu Dhabi, UAE 12 April 2017:  Under the patronage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates, UAE-based satellite operator, Yahsat and the UAE Permanent Mission to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva, hosted a one-day forum in Geneva, to discuss Yahsat’s initiative to support humanitarian emergency response and sustainable development projects around the world. Yahsat was supported by its service partner, IEC Telecom, a leading telecommunications operator. Dignitaries at the event included His Excellency Ambassador Obaid Salem Al Zaabi ......read more

Sony Mobile launches the Xperia XZ Premium at an exclusive regional media event in Dubai

Over 180 media & influencers from Middle East & Africa could shoot their first Super slow motion video during #Xperia960 event. Xperia XZ Premium will be available across the region at the end of May and will be priced in a range of AED 2600-2800. Dubai, 11th April 2017:  Sony Mobile Communications MEA showcased its latest award-winning smartphone, Xperia XZ Premium, for more than 180 select media and influencers from the Middle East and Africa region at its exclusive #Xperia960 event in Dubai. The largest event of its kind, #Xperia960 brought to life the world’s 1st Super slow motion video capture via a smartphone at 960 fps (frames per second). This is four times slower than can be shot on any other smartphone. Super slow motion captures details that the human eye can’t see.  #Xperia960 event ......read more

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Announces Hybrid Communication Blueprint to Accelerate UCaaS and CPaaS

Dubai, UAE, 10 April 2017: ALE, operating under the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise brand, has introduced its hybrid communications blueprint to help businesses adopt Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS). Rainbow™ Connected Platform, the ALE “relationship machine”, is an overlay service that connects ALE and third-party communications platforms in a hybrid approach, enabling businesses to protect and leverage existing systems while accessing new unified communication services.  The new Rainbow Connector links any PBX (ALE or non-ALE) to the cloud and extends Rainbow UC capabilities (IM, Voice, Video, Screen and File sharing) as it enables calling via the PSTN, with Rainbow assuring call completion beyond the Rainbow community.  ALE is introducing OTEC-S, a multi-tenant cloud-based offer aimed at ......read more

Yvolv Eyes US$7.5bn Market Potential in KSA

Saudi Arabia is one of the biggest regional markets that embraces digital transformation and opens up to cloud computing Dubai, UAE - April 10, 2017: Yvolv, a JV company by Alibaba Cloud and Meraas has signed a strategic partnership agreement with DOITC, IT integrator in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and multidimensional IT service provider. In order to support the country’s digital transformation journey and digital commerce evolution, Yvolv will be providing its Saudi customers through its collaboration with DOITC.  As Middle East and North Africa public cloud spend is projected to hit $2bn by 2020 according to the latest Gartner report, KSA represents one of the most strategic markets for Yvolv, encouraged by the latest developments in Saudi Arabia’s Draft Cloud Computing Regulations.  “Saudi Arabia ......read more

HONOR 6X - Get the must-have travel device for the ultimate access to work and play on the go

HONOR 6X comes to the rescue providing reprieve from the electronics ban in flights with an enhanced business and entertainment experience.   Dubai, UAE, April 10, 2017 – The recent ban on larger electronics on flights can make long-haul travel seem unimaginably arduous for the digital natives, techie-trendsetters, on-the-go entrepreneurs and millennial parents of today. With the modern traveller’s need to stay connected and able to work from any destination, the honor 6X from Huawei’s number one smartphone brand, honor, comes to the rescue to take care of all your work and entertainment needs in-flight, within a single device.  The honor 6X’s ability to run multiple business and entertainment applications, combined with its long-lasting battery life, make it the ultimate travel accessory for ......read more

Etisalat AGM Approves 80 Fils per Share Dividend for 2016

Abu Dhabi, April 10, 2017: Etisalat’s shareholders today backed the board’s recommendation to pay full 2016 dividends of 80 fils per share during the annual general meeting held at the company’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi. Key Financial and Developments Highlights for 2016 •    Aggregate subscriber base reached 162 million. •    Consolidated revenues amounted to AED 52.4 billion and increased year over year by 2%. •    Consolidated EBITDA totaled AED 26.3 billion, resulting in EBITDA margin of 50%. •    Consolidated net profit after Federal Royalty amounted to AED 8.4 billion resulting in a net profit margin of 16% and increased year over year by 2%. •    Final dividend payout of 40 fils per share for 2016, ......read more

LG G6 launches in the UAE

The flagship smartphone featuring bold new screen aspect ratio, ergonomic excellence, minimalist design, and superb durability will be available across the UAE for AED 2,599/- Dubai, April 9, 2017 — LG Electronics (LG) today launched its flagship G6 smartphone in the United Arab Emirates.  LG’s newest smartphone features a bold new display format complimented by a cinematic viewing experience, exceptional screen to body ratio, wide-angle camera and more. Designed in response to consumer feedback and user opinions, the G6 is a back-to-basics approach to premium smartphones, with a focus on the features consumers want, most notably a big screen that actually fits in one hand. “The first response from global consumers and our regional partners to the LG G6 has been phenomenal. We are very excited about the LG G6 ......read more

Western Digital unveils its first WD® Portable SSD

MY PASSPORT® SSD, THE FASTEST WD PORTABLE DRIVE, EVER, OFFERS CONSUMERS POWERFUL PERFORMANCE IN A SLEEK, COMPACT DESIGN  Dubai, UAE, April 9, 2017 – Western Digital Corporation, (NASDAQ: WDC), a global storage technology and solutions leader, today introduced its fastest WD® brand portable drive yet, the My Passport™ SSD. Featuring blazing-fast speeds and award-winning design, the new My Passport SSD compliments the company’s leading portfolio of My Passport palm-sized storage devices. Designed for content creators and tech enthusiasts, the new My Passport SSD combines exceptional speed and portability to manage massive files on the go.      “The WD brand is focused on delivering fresh, new personal storage devices that offer amazing performance in a beautiful, yet durable ......read more

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Dubai, Wednesday, 18th January 2017:  Sony Mobile Communications today announced today that Xperia Ear, a smart product from Sony Mobile, an in-ear personal assistant to help communicate and get things done via conversational voice interaction and simple head gestures, is now available in select UAE stores. The UAE thus becomes the first country in the Middle East where consumers can buy the ......read more

New Research: Cisco Reveals the Current State of Digital Transformation in Retail…

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) –Analysts are hailing 2016 as the best year for holiday sales growth since 2005. However, this growth is not coming from the traditional brick and mortarchannel. Instead, Internet shoppers saved the holiday season by setting new records for online sales during Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Bounceback Tuesday. This has huge implications for the industry and for ......read more

Huawei Consumer Business Group announces strong 2016 performance…

Huawei Consumer Business Group achieves steady growth for the fifth consecutive year  Dubai, UAE, January 18, 2017:   Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) revealed its expected 2016 annual performance figures indicating a 42 per cent increase when compared to 2015. With anticipated sales revenue of USD $26 billion Huawei CBG is showing steady growth for the fifth consecutive year. ......read more

Schneider Electric Collaborates with HPE on Micro Data Center Solution to Address New Demands of ...…

Helps customer meet new data growth requirements through support of edge computing  Standardized architecture enables quick and easy deployment virtually anywhere  Includes power, cooling and security in a single enclosure, providing simplified management Dubai/UAE– January 18, 2017:  Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, ......read more

Fortinet Honors 2016 Partner of the Year Award Winners…

Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) – the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, today announced the winners of its 2016 partner of the year awards. Fortinet's 2016 Partner of the Year awards recognize outstanding cybersecurity sales, customer experience, collaboration, and marketing achievements from the company's distributors and resellers around the ......read more

After incubation by Dubai Future Accelerators, Loyyal hits a new global milestone through IBM ...…

Journey continues for the company since graduating from Dubai Future Accelerators program, joining forces with tech heavyweight IBM for blockchain ecosystem Dubai, UAE, 16 January 2017:  Leading universal loyalty platform Loyyal has marked another key milestone after joining IBM in its revolutionary blockchain ecosystem. IBM is harnessing blockchain to transform the way industries ......read more

Ericsson HEVC Encoding Technology wins Fierce Innovation Award…

Ericsson’s E2E UHD Live Broadcast Ecosystem HEVC Card wins the coveted Fierce Innovation Award for Best Encoding and Transcoding Solution in the Pay-TV and online video category Winning HEVC Card enables Pay-TV providers to meet growing consumer demands for Ultra High Definition (UHD) TV content, while providing significant cost efficiencies for the delivery of 4K UHD Ericsson also ......read more

HID Global Demonstrates Access Control and Identity Management Innovations in a Connected ...…

In an increasingly connected world, HID Global will highlight extending functionalites of the access control device beyond the door to create convenience for users and operational efficiencies across an organisation. As part of the company’s mobility initiative, HID Global will demonstrate new capabilities for its award winning HID Mobile Access® solution including its new App and ......read more

Sophos Announces Special Partner Initiatives Focused On SMB in the Middle East …

  Sophos(LSE: SOPH) today announced a new initiative for small and medium sized businesses (SMB) in the Middle East.  The special training and incentive initiative for channel partners is designed to enable them to address small and medium businesses as a focus for their go-to-market activities.  Speaking on the new initiative, Mr. Harish Chib, vice president, Middle East and ......read more

Canon pushes boundaries at SGI 2017 to unleash printers' business potential…

Showcases region’s best performing solutions from outdoor and indoor range  Unveils Canon Business Solutions, new reseller strategies strengthening Canon’s position as a ‘Partner of Choice’ Dubai, 15 January 2017:  Canon Middle East, a leader in imaging and printing solutions, is showcasing its premium portfolio of technological heritage in the signage ......read more

du Shareholders Approve Proposed Capital Reduction…

Dubai, 12 January 2017:  Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC (“du”) said it held a General Meeting today where shareholders voted in favour of a Board of Directors’ recommendation to reduce the company’s capital. The capital reduction is still subject to final approval from the Securities and Commodities Authority (‘SCA’) as well as ......read more

Trend Micro Named as a Leader in IDC MarketScape on Worldwide Email Security …

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, has been named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Email Security 2016 Vendor Assessment (doc #US41943716, December 2016). “Trend Micro is placed in the Leaders category in this [year’s] IDC MarketScape for making its messaging product a prominent part of its ......read more

Fortinet Security Fabric Lays the Foundation for Intent-Based Network Security…

Fortinet Expands Security Fabric Visibility and Automation Capabilities Across Security Devices and Into Network and Security Operations Centers Dubai, UAE, January 12, 2017: Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, today announced enhanced offerings that provide the building blocks for tomorrow’s self-provisioning, self-operating and ......read more

Ericsson, Qualcomm and AT&T announce collaboration on 5G New Radio trials intended to accelerate ...…

Trials will be compliant with the 5G NR 3GPP specification, the global 5G standard Driving ecosystem towards rapid commercialization at scale Dubai, UAE, January 12, 2017:  Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, and AT&T today announced plans to conduct interoperability testing and over-the-air field trials based on 5G New ......read more

Deploying Smart Grids can help UAE economy diversify from oil and gas – Booz Allen Hamilton…

Smart Grids can help lay the foundations for energy and cost-saving applications and renewable energy development in the MENA region The utilities sector and the society stands to greatly benefit from wider adoption of smart grid technologies in the future Developed countries are already leveraging smart grids to fulfill key priorities relating to energy efficiency and ......read more

Smart Stores Expo 2017 to Highlight Design and Technology Innovation in Region's Retail Sector…

The three-day inaugural expo will be held at ADNEC, Abu Dhabi from January 23  Dubai, UAE, January 11, 2017:  With countries like Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait scoring quite high among the top 30 markets in 2016 Global Retail Development index (GRDI), and tremendous growth in the online retail sector, the middle east has become the global growth spot for retail innovation. ......read more

Time for your New Year Cyber Detox?…

The Festive period is over, the mince pies, turkey and other excesses are finished for another year and we start the New Year with hope and optimism and often New Years resolutions. Equally in the corporate world we need to start the New Year with fresh plans and schemes, but at the same time ensure we focus on the key challenges that can help our businesses move forward to ensure 2017 is our ......read more

LG Electronics Earns “Best of the Best” CES 2017 Honors for LG Signature Series W7 Wall-Paper TV…

Technology Leader Receives More Than 90 CES Awards & Honors Dubai, UAE, January 11, 2017:  LG Electronics (LG) won more than 90 awards at CES® 2017, leading the way with the coveted, official Engadget CES Best of the Best Awards, for LG’s revolutionary new LG SIGNATURE W7 OLED 4K TV complemented by a variety of best-of-show honors for the W7 and LG Smart InstaView™ ......read more

Fortinet Appoints Phil Quade as Chief Information Security Officer…

Former NSA Cyber Task Force Executive Joins Fortinet Leadership to Drive Infrastructure Security, Expand Federal Program and Serve as Strategic Customer Advisor  Dubai, UAE, January 11, 2017: Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, today announced the appointment of Phil Quade as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Quade will ......read more

Huawei kicks off 2017 by breaking a Guinness World Record…

Beating the record by a milestone, Huawei used the Mate 9 to capture the most selfies taken in three minutes  Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 10 January 2017:  Today, at The Palace Downtown Dubai, Huawei broke the Guinness World Record for the most selfies taken with different people in three minutes. The image featuring 160 participants was captured using the Huawei Mate 9 with ......read more

Ericsson report: Citizens are increasingly using the internet and smartphones for their own ...…

The majority of citizens don’t perceive their city as a dangerous place, but only one in three thinks it’s actually safe. Citizens are no longer prepared to wait for the authorities to offer security solutions. Three in four citizens already use emergency and security apps on their smartphones. About 40 percent of citizens feel safer when out and about with a smartphone, but ......read more

HID Global Introduces Simple and Fast Solution for Visitor Management…

More secure solution with best-in-class registration, credentialing and reporting processes Highly efficient, easy and affordable way to transition to digital visitor registration Sets a more professional tone by eliminating the need for traditional paper-and-pen visitor logs DUBAI, UAE, January 10, 2016: HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, today ......read more

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