Customers can get free movies, and music subscriptions on top of their 10GB starting from AED 149 per month
Dubai, UAE, 17 July 2018: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, has launched a range of exclusive data offers for its customers across the UAE. The new Data SIM comes with data as well as movies and music starting at just AED149 per month.
du customers (Smart Plan, Emirati Plan) will receive a data SIM, a 12-month free subscription to the Anghami Plus platform and a six month free WAVO subscription when subscribing to this new offer.
“At du, we strive to create more tailored services and offers that simplify connectivity and enrich the mobile entertainment experience. Whether you need to connect tablets and laptops on the go, or going on a family day trip and need to keep ......read more
Ensuring indoor air quality in your home is as simple as installing a Samsung Wind-Free™ Air Conditioner
Dubai, UAE, July 17, 2018: There are millions of micro-organisms living in your home, present in the air you breathe day in and day out, and with added dust, dander, pollen, and mold – collectively called allergens – the air quality in your home is being affected. Choosing the right air conditioning system is paramount to ensure your families continued health and happiness. Samsung’s new Wind-Free™ split air conditioner uses a first-of-its-kind two-step cooling system, which ensures superior comfort along with faster cooling and energy efficiency for your home.
Many factors affect indoor air quality, poor ventilation is a key factor, primarily from the lack of fresh air, especially in ......read more
Arab Jordan Investment Bank, CargoSmart, and Intelipost are among early adopters of enterprise-class general ledger service
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 July 2018: Businesses around the world have been deploying an early adopter version of Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service, which becomes generally available today. The service allows organizations to easily build blockchain networks to drive more secure and efficient transactions and to track goods through supply chains on a global scale. Arab Jordan Investment Bank, CargoSmart, Certified Origins, Indian Oil, Intelipost, MTO, Neurosoft, Nigeria Customs, Sofbang, Solar Site Design and TradeFin are among the many global organizations that already have adopted Oracle’s blockchain platform.
Blockchain has the power to fundamentally transform how every industry does ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 16, 2018: With mobility and security dominating today’s workplace, Xerox has responded with new solutions that safeguard both data and devices while offering greater cost control.
Xerox Workplace Solutions includes print management and mobility offerings available in cloud or on-premise server versions. Ideal for companies operating fleets of printers and multifunction devices, the new offerings ensure customers’ print devices are as connected as their employees are–without sacrificing convenience, security or affordability.
“The development of Xerox Workplace Solutions is our way of walking-the-walk by delivering market-leading security and mobility features while helping customers drive costs out of their print environment,” said Tracey ......read more
Rules-Based Order Routing enables trading efficiencies by allowing traders to prioritize orders across asset classes
Dubai, UAE, July 11, 2018: Thomson Reuters has introduced Rules-Based Order Routing (RBOR) to its trading capabilities, enabling traders to automate workflows in a highly flexible, customizable, and cost-efficient way. Thomson Reuters RBOR is both multi-asset and global in scope.
RBOR gives traders the ability to set a number of order routing rules that determine which trades should be handled automatically or through manual intervention. This functionality allows traders to configure policies that both enable and demonstrate best execution compliance. Based on a trader’s pre-determined preferences, RBOR automatically routes orders to a broker, or multiple brokers and/or algos, for ......read more
New Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ to help gamers achieve a truly immersive experience
Dubai, UAE, July 11, 2018: The popularity of mobile gaming has grown substantially in recent years thanks to smartphones. Currently, games played on mobiles and smartphones account for a third of all global games, and that is estimated to increase to half in the future.
The MENA region enjoys a massive population of online gamers - 587 million in 2017 according to Newzoo and unlocking this kind of potential would have an enormous impact on the mobile industry*.
The upsurge in mobile gaming has led to a growing demand for devices that meet specific requirements, i.e. optimized video and sound quality. The new
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ features enhancements that allow the devices to take mobile gaming to the next level.
Screen ......read more
Etisalat’s 5G network will provide state-of-the-art services to Expo’s millions of visitors
5G technology will be a key component of the Expo 2020 Dubai ‘smart site’
Milestone affirms reputations of UAE, Dubai as leaders in innovation and state-of-the-art infrastructure
Dubai, UAE, July 10, 2018: The UAE has set another benchmark for the early adoption of advanced new technology, with Expo 2020 Dubai becoming the first major commercial customer in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region to access 5G services, through its partnership with Etisalat.
The leading UAE telecom provider connected Expo 2020 Dubai to its 5G network, making the site of the next World Expo the first commercial location in the MEASA region to experience 5G. The milestone reinforces the ......read more
Subscribe now to watch the biggest sport event on four 24/7 channels live and in full HD for only AED 276
Dubai, UAE, 10 July 2018: As excitement for the World Cup finals reaches fever pitch, du from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has announced 50 percent off on its standalone World Cup package customers can subscribe to for AED276 only. The four final matches will broadcast live in full HD through four exclusive beIN SPORTS channels.
Ibrahim Almayahi, Senior Director Consumer Marketing Communications - Consumer Business, said: “We are delighted to offer this incredible discount to our valued customers and add life to life by screening the final four football matches live across our dedicated beIN SPORTS channels. We want all football enthusiasts to enjoy the World Cup without ......read more
High-Performance Infrastructure Needed for AI to Uncover Patterns to Transform Costs, Efficiency, and Innovation
Dubai, UAE, July 10, 2018: Rapid adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions will increase the UAE’s GDP by USD 96 billion by 2030, enabling organizations to better meet and predict customer and citizen trends and drive digital business innovation.
As the UAE Strategy for AI guides nationwide transformation, AI and machine learning are entering the mainstream. PwC predicts that AI will contribute USD 96 billion in UAE GDP 2030. By industry, Accenture says finance (USD 37 billion), healthcare (USD 22 billion), and transport and storage (USD 19 billion) will see the biggest growth by 2035.
“Artificial intelligence solutions can enable new innovations that can augment the existing workforce, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 10, 2018: Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) is the best time to upgrade your smartphone! Take advantage of Jumbo Electronics’ Mobile Fiesta which offers great discount and promotions on a range of mobile phones. Choose from a variety of bestselling mobile brands including Apple, Samsung, Huawei, Oppo, Nokia, HTC, Lava, Sony and many more.
Also up for grabs is the Samsung S8 Plus for just AED3,254 with a gift voucher worth AED850, bundled with Level In ANC headphones, a 128GB micro SD card, an Anymode Kicktok cover, a power bank and selfie-stick; Huawei P20 Pro for only AED2,999 with a gift voucher worth AED200, bundled with a passport case, a Sony ZX110 headset and selfie-stick; iPhone 6S Plus for only AED2,299, bundled with a Sony ZX110 headset, power bank and selfie-stick; and Sony Xperia XA ......read more
In a bold new fan engagement initiative, this year’s global crowd-sourcing competition includes incubation and prototyping at Formula 1®’s Media & Technology Centre
Brawn and Hamilton challenge fans worldwide to create “My F1®” - the ultimate immersive viewing experience - putting fans firmly in the sport’s transformation driving seat
For a chance to shape the future of F1® and win the USD $50,000 prize: www.formula1.com/f1prize
Dubai, UAE, July 08, 2018: Formula 1® Managing Director of Motorsports Ross Brawn and Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport driver Lewis Hamilton will mark a new milestone today for Formula 1® by launching the first-ever crowd-sourcing competition in a global sport which will turn a fan’s idea from concept to reality. Tata ......read more
The LG G7 smartphone is the all-round cutting-edge smartphone with a brighter display, superior camera, precision audio and a host of AI functions that set it above the competition
Dubai, UAE, July 08, 2018: Following a successful rollout of the latest LG G7 ThinQ+ smartphone in South Korea, the Americas and Europe, LG has now launched its premium flagship smartphone in the GCC. The LG G7 ThinQ+ marks LG’s first G-series flagship phone with AI capabilities built-in, redefining how ‘smart’ a smartphone can be. The latest smartphone also comes with a host of new features and upgrades.
Qualcomm’s fastest Snapdragon 845 mobile platform gives the LG G7 ThinQ+ the computing power for its advanced AI functions, which starts with its innovative AI CAM. The new LG G7 ThinQ+ comes with a redesigned wide-angle ......read more
First operator to introduce 1TB data package and 500GB in the country
Postpaid customers will enjoy full data allowance upfront valid for one year
Abu Dhabi 05 July 2018: Etisalat today announced the launch of the region’s first ‘Annual Add-on’ packs, offering postpaid customers bulk data allowances on a 12-month instalment scheme starting from AED100/ month.
With the new ‘Annual Add-on’, postpaid customers no longer have to worry about running out of their monthly mobile allowance by choosing from a variety of options ranging from 50GB to 1TB.
Currently all Etisalat data packs come with a one-month validity, while the new ‘Annual Add-on’ is valid for one year from the date of subscription, a first of its kind in the region. Etisalat is the ......read more
Inaugurated by the Hon’ble Minister of Communications (I/C) and Minister of State for Railways, Govt. of India - Shri Manoj Sinha
CoE established to fast-track 5G deployments in the country by bringing together telecom ecosystems, academia, industry and start-ups
Ericsson showcases the first live 5G demonstration of beam forming and beam tracking technologies in the country
Dubai, UAE, July 05, 2018: Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) today announced that it has established a Centre of Excellence (CoE) and Innovation Lab for 5G in the country at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi. This first -of-its-kind 5G innovation Lab, which has been set up by Ericsson for Indian industry and academia to leverage, was dedicated to the nation by the Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications (I/C) and Minister of State ......read more
This all-new BlackBerry smartphone brings together iconic BlackBerry features with new experiences that include a dual-rear camera, more intelligent keyboard and improved privacy controls
Dubai, UAE, July 05, 2018: The newest and most-advanced BlackBerry smartphone yet is coming to The Middle East. Starting today, the all-new BlackBerry® KEY2 is available across a choice of leading retailers distributed by Axiom Telecom, and will be available in Saudi Arabia later this month. Featuring an iconic BlackBerry physical keyboard and loaded with BlackBerry Limited’s best security and privacy enhancements, this all-new BlackBerry smartphone packs a number of features that are firsts for any BlackBerry smartphone. Running the latest Android™ 8.1 Oreo operating system, the BlackBerry KEY2 is the first ever ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 04, 2018: Every sport has the support of fans that truly love the game. From the Olympics to individual tournaments for sports such as rugby, cricket and basketball among many others, fans are usually right there in the action – and for the majority who cannot attend live matches, they are glued to their TVs. Like these, football is a tradition that brings people together. It is the game that transcends borders, and nationalities to unite fans, most of whom tune in to the sporting action and cheer on their team from the TV. In this way, the love of a team can bring people from opposite poles #CloserThanEver.
Getting the same experience as super fans who attend live matches, with painted faces in a sea of team jerseys is a dream that can come true with Samsung’s 2018 TV lineup. Now you can turn ......read more
The desktop copying printer every small/medium business can rely on
Fast print speeds of up to 23 ppm with M436
Optimise print environments with built-in networking and remote monitoring on M436 series
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 04, 2018: HP announced the expansion of its popular LaserJet range in CEMA with the HP LaserJet MFP M436 series. Designed for small and medium businesses, the printers’ reliable performance guarantees professional standards are met consistently, without breaking the bank.
For small businesses, technology enables teams to be at their most productive, creative and efficient. Time and resources are precious so technology must perform without compromise. The HP LaserJet MFP M436 series enables businesses to complete a multitude of jobs with A3, automatic ......read more
LUMIX DC-G9 named Best Mirrorless CSC Expert, LUMIX DC-GH5s is Best Professional Photo/Video Camera
LUMIX DC- TZ220 also cited as Best Expert Compact Camera
Dubai, UAE, July 04, 2018: Panasonic has announced that it has been named winner of three prestigious 2018 Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) awards, acknowledged as one of the most coveted photo and imaging accolades in the world. The Panasonic LUMIX DC-G9 was named the ‘Best Mirrorless CSC Expert’, the Panasonic LUMIX DC-GH5s won the ‘Best Professional Photo/Video Camera’ honor and, the Panasonic LUMIX
DC- TZ220 bagged the ‘Best Expert Compact Camera’ plum.
Mr. Kunihiro Tanikura – General Manager, Audio Video Products, Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa, “We are proud that our ......read more
Sign a Memorandum of Understanding to Foster Collaboration in Innovation and Technology
Abu Dhabi, UAE 4 July 2018 – The Smart Solutions & Services Authority (SSSA) and Algorythma, the UAE based first-rate end-to-end technology service company, signed today a Memorandum of Understanding, establishing the framework to pursue close cooperative projects in connection with digital and technology transformation initiatives and strategies, in a commitment to achieve the Abu Dhabi Vision to improve the quality of life of the residents and provide them with all means of success, in addition to enhancing the economic environment of the Emirate.
Under the MoU, Algorythma and the Smart Solutions & Services Authority will explore further collaboration in digital initiatives and strategies in areas of ......read more
SRS-XB41, SRS-XB31, and SRS-XB21 EXTRA BASSTM wireless speakers
Dubai, UAE, 3rd July 2018 – Sony has launched the new SRS-XB41, SRS-XB31, and SRS-XB21 EXTRA BASSTM wireless speakers in the UAE. With portability, durability, EXTRA BASSTM sound and a LIVE SOUND mode, these speakers will provide listeners with the ultimate music experience.
All about that EXTRA BASS™
The sound quality these speakers exert are designed to sustain and focus on “deep bass” & “punch bass”, which perfectly exhibits bass heavy music such as the popular music genres of EDM, grime and hip-hop. Customers can also create a three-dimensional music experience with the LIVE SOUND mode which creates a concert experience in the living room.
Durable new features
Available ......read more
Bot-Driven Credential Abuse, DDoS Attacks Have Continued to Rise While Leveraging New Techniques to Overwhelm Web-Facing Systems
Dubai, UAE, July 03, 2018: Cybersecurity defenders face increasing threats from organizations in the form of bot-based credential abuse targeting the hospitality industry and advanced distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, according to the Summer 2018 State of the Internet / Security: Web Attack report released by Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM). Analysis of current cyberattack trends for the six month period from November 2017 through April 2018 reveals the importance of maintaining agility not only by security teams, but also by developers, network operators and service providers in order to mitigate new threats.
Hospitality Industry vs. Bots: Analysis of Fraud ......read more
Combining the methods, tools, and techniques of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence is the natural next step in managing the increasing complexity of 5G and IoT.
Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018: Today, we are experiencing a global digital transformation that is accelerating with greater speed and voracity than ever before. As ongoing digitalization continues to expand and evolve all over the world, the deeply complex telecommunication systems enabling it will become even more robust and intricate in the coming years. As such, telecoms operators are in a position of perpetual demand for advanced methods, tools, and techniques that create data driven, intelligent, non-fragile systems for continual automation, evolution, and disruption. With widespread 5G and IoT integration on the horizon, which will further intensify the ......read more
Qualcomm® QCC3026 Bluetooth® Audio System-on-Chip Gives Manufacturers Innovative Technology to Create both an Economical and Robust User Experience
Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018: Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) y announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies International, Ltd., introduced the QCC3026, a flash-programmable Bluetooth Audio System-on-Chip (SoC) that is designed to reduce power consumption by up to 50% compared to previous generation entry-level flash devices. The new SoC is also engineered to balance functionality and cost to help manufacturers simply and quickly develop and commercialize feature optimized truly wireless headsets, and extends the Company’s portfolio of low power Bluetooth audio solutions following the announcement of the flagship QCC5100 Bluetooth SoC series earlier ......read more
July 01, 2018: When you are on one of your midnight fast food runs with your friends, you better not forget your house keys, nor your HUAWEI P20 Pro.
A camera which works like a literal pupil, shifting with different exposures, the HUAWEI P20 Pro’s lens adapt to every landscape, in attempts to capture the most idyllic of shots. We tested out the HUAWEI P20 Pro’s camera against the city scape of Dubai at night, and it’s safe to say that the sought-after smartphone is a clear winner in our eyes.
The issue of tackling night time shots has plagued the minds of smartphone manufacturers for long, and it has been the root cause of pixilated, greyish night-time imagery. But worries be gone! The HUAWEI P20 Pro eliminates all the challenges about night time photography and crystalizes all the elements ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 01 July 2018: Etisalat today announced the launch of a ‘Talking Bill’ service that enables visually-challenged customers to access bill summary details of their account free of charge.
Customers can subscribe to the service at no extra cost by dialling 101 or visiting any of Etisalat’s retail stores. Upon successful activation, customers will get from the following month onwards an automated call from Etisalat to explain the summary bill details of their account in English or Arabic.
The ‘Talking Bill’ will state charges such as total amount due, previous balance, local and international calls, texts, data, international roaming, and VAT, among others. It also has an option to repeat the billing information for the customer.
Khaled Elkhouly, Chief ......read more
DUBAI, UAE – June 18th 2018 - NEP Broadcast Solutions, a division of NEP Group, and Tata Communications, a leading digital infrastructure provider, have successfully completed the remote production and broadcast of VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL) for Star Sports, the number one sports broadcaster in India and subsidiary of 21st Century Fox. The 2018 VIVO IPL season was Star Sports’ first since it acquired the global media rights for USD $2.55 billion/INR 16,347.5 crore for the next five years. This marks the first time that a sports series of IPL’s scale has ......read more
du continues to spread happiness throughout the UAE in line with #KeepOnGiving
Dubai, UAE, 14 June 2018: In line with its #KeepOnGiving initiative, du volunteers recently visited Al Jalila Children’s Hospital. Led by Abdulwahed Juma, Executive Vice President Brand & Corporate Communications at du, the volunteers engaged the children and distributed Eid gifts throughout the wards.
“Social responsibility is woven through the rich fabric of our society, and as an Emirati company we endeavour to empower our people to make a difference ......read more
Formal Relationship Showcases Public and Private Collaboration in Combating Cybercrime & Privacy Protection, Globally
Dubai, UAE. – June 14, 2018: Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, automated and integrated cybersecurity solutions, today announced that it has formalized its threat sharing with INTERPOL.
The goal of the agreement is to proactively combat cybercrime and threats to privacy globally through the sharing of threat information generated by Fortinet FortiGuard Labs global threat research team.
Fortinet will be involved in operational briefings ......read more
Dubai, June 14, 2018: Mr Paras Shahdadpuri, Chairman of Nikai Group of Companies has donated assistive technology equipment to the students of Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs.
In line with the Year of Giving and the Year of Zayed initiative by treading on the path of the giving spirit, Nikai has donated equipment that were long required by the students to fulfill the needs of their therapy and overall improvement. Mr Shahdadpuri has been a patron of Al Noor and has been committed to aiding the Centre over the years.
Six equipment of various categories ......read more
Abu Dhabi 13 June 2018: Etisalat today announced the launch of the Middle East’s first Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS +Cellular), with smart pay offers that are loaded with benefits.
Apple Watch Series 3 comes in two models, one with GPS and cellular, and one with GPS, both featuring a 70 percent faster dual-core processor and new wireless chip. Etisalat is the first UAE operator in the region to offer the eSIM function over Apple Watch cellular. For customers to enjoy the cellular capability on the new watch, they need to pay AED25 per month to enable the eSIM on their ......read more
3.5 billion IoT cellular connections predicted for 2023
5G commercial launches this year; North America seen leading the 5G uptake
20 percent of global mobile data traffic will be on 5G networks in 2023
Dubai, UAE, June 13, 2018: Commercial rollouts of 5G and larger than previously forecasted deployments of cellular IoT are focal points in the latest edition of the Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) Mobility Report.
The forecast for cellular IoT connections has nearly doubled since November 2017. It is now expected to reach an estimated 3.5 billion in 2023, driven by ......read more
The magasine’s UAE Business Awards recognise enterprises and individuals for the region’s best products and services
Dubai, UAE, 13 June 2018: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company (EITC), was honoured and excited to accept the award for Best Mobile Network at this year’s UAE Business Awards hosted by MEA Markets Magazine. Now in its second year, the UAE Business Awards are based purely on merit and provide an opportunity to recognise business talent and achievements in the UAE as one of the world’s fastest developing markets. The ......read more
Industry leaders expand strategic partnership, extending technology alignment for next-generation products that are 3D printed in full color
Expansion of Siemens’ additive design and manufacturing software to support HP’s new full-color 3D printers
HP Jet Fusion 3D 300/500 series enables concept prototyping as well as short-run production for end-use products
Addition of HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing technology to Siemens’ Additive Manufacturing Experience Center in Erlangen, Germany
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – June 13, ......read more
Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced Sophos Email Advanced, the first email protection solution to offer predictive security with active threat protection (ATP), anti-phishing email authentication, and outbound scanning and policy support.
SophosLabs research discovered that 75 percent of malware in an organization is unique to that organization which indicates the majority of attacks are zero-day. The only way to combat that is with the deep learning neural network that is integrated into the Sophos Email sandboxing technology to ......read more
Riverbed®, The Digital Performance Company™, today announced the latest release of Riverbed SteelCentral that redefines the application performance management (APM) market with the industry’s first unified APM and end-user experience monitoring solution. This unique approach enables organizations to monitor the digital experience for all applications, and capture every application transaction at a level of depth and quality that is essential for today’s digital business. With this SteelCentral release, Riverbed is also introducing powerful AI-based business analytics ......read more
Munich, June 13, 2018 — Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced that its German data centers are open for business.
Mimecast confirmed that the services are live and the first customers had begun their onboarding. Two new replicated data centers are in separate co-located facilities in Frankfurt am Main and operate on Mimecast’s own proprietary cloud infrastructure and MimeOS software architecture. Mimecast’s advanced security, business continuity and archiving services are designed to operate in accordance with GDPR ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 12, 2018: Leading Mobile Satellite Service operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company and its long-standing service partner, IEC Telecom joinedforces to showcase Thuraya’s maritime product portfolio and provide a preview of the latest Thuraya maritime VSAT service at this year’s international shipping ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 12 June 2018: Etisalat today announced that its roaming packages (both data and voice) will now include AeroMobile in-flight coverage, which promises business users connectivity when they are airborne.
UAE being an important commercial and transportation center, is a hub to some of the biggest Airlines which originate multiple long haul flights during which business users need to stay connected. With this newly enhanced feature, Etisalat users subscribed to business roaming packs are now able to stay online and talk at affordable rates in-flight on the AeroMobile ......read more
June 12, 2018, Dubai, U.A.E.: Hong Kong based Electronics company iVOOMi has announced the launch of its latest smartphone range in the UAE exclusively on SOUQ.com. iVOOMi’s range of smartphones offer a premium mix of new-age technology and design for consumers who are driven by value for money. iVOOMi’s latest range of smartphones include their flagship models Me and Me3s with the shatterproof display and i1 and i1s with full view /infinity-edge display and dual rear camera.
Ashwin Bhandari, CEO, iVOOMi India says, “We are ......read more
Complementary WiFi at all WiFi UAE locations will operate at speeds 10 times faster at the end of Ramadan
Dubai, UAE, 12 June 2018: In the spirit of giving this Eid and to celebrate the end of the holy month, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company (EITC), will provide complementary higher-speed WiFi for seven days at over 400 hot spot locations across the UAE. From 12 June to 18 June, free WiFi supplied by WiFi UAE will operate 10 times faster at no additional cost.
“du has always held the belief that connectivity is a basic human right, and this was ......read more
Two new Nokia smartphones running Android OreoTM further build on hallmark design and deliver quality you can rely on
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12, June 2018 - HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has continued to rapidly renew its portfolio of Nokia Android smartphones by today announcing Nokia 5.1 and Nokia 3.1. Offering access to the latest Google services, such as the Google Assistant, the duo of smartphones continues to deliver a pure, secure and up-to-date Android experience with Android One and Android Go, combined with the premium craftsmanship and design expected ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 12, 2018: HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, has revealed in its recent survey that organizations with more than 250 employees in the Middle East region favored multi-factor authentication (MFA) as a reliable method for employee and customer verification. Ninety-five percent of respondents said that MFA was a fundamental requirement at their organization, which demonstrates the reliability and robust adoption of the technology. The survey exclusively polled C-level executives and senior IT decision makers across large enterprises, specifically ......read more
Skype dominates Apps and Social Platforms industry while Facebook ranks as the most intimate brand among millennials in the UAE, according to MBLM’s 2018 Brand Intimacy Study
Dubai, UAE, June 11, 2018: For the second year in a row, the Apps and Social Platforms industry struggled to create intimate bonds according to MBLM’s UAE Brand Intimacy 2018 Report, the largest study of brands based on emotions. Brand Intimacy is defined as a new paradigm in marketing, which leverages the emotional bonds between a person and a brand. The study reveals that top ......read more
ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced that it is providing end-to-end IT operations management for hybrid environments by adding storage monitoring capabilities to OpManager, its unified IT monitoring software. When combined with the company’s application performance software, Applications Manager, OpManager offers end-to-end visibility that allows network administrators to monitor the performance of their entire IT operations — including network, storage, application and cloud environments — all from a single console. The company has ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 10, 2018: MG Motor has introduced its innovative new iLink application to the Middle East market, making life easier for its growing number of customers. This smart phone application is the first in the Middle East to combine both dynamic and service features in one, providing users with a direct connection to their car. Key features allow users to monitor their driving history, receive service reminders, be alerted if their car is damaged, and track their vehicle.
The innovative smart application, which is compatible with all MG models, ensures peace of mind ......read more
Dubai, UAE — 10TH June, 2018 — Employees who work in digital workplaces are not only more productive but also more motivated, have higher job satisfaction, and report an overall better sense of well-being, according to a new global study from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company.
The study, The Right Technologies Unlock the Potential of the Digital Workplace, reveals both the business and human benefits of more digitally-driven workplaces, and how companies that are less technologically advanced are at risk of falling behind the competition and not attracting top talent. ......read more
Leading FM company embraces AI with automated cleaning devices from Avidbots to enhancing operational productivity
Bright prospects ahead for the Middle East’s FM industry, as cleaning segment worth is set to grow to AED 300 billion by 2020
Dubai, UAE, June 10, 2018: ServeU, the facilities management company, continues to pioneer the soft FM industry with the latest innovations to the region’s facilities industry. Serve U’s latest project sees the introduction of robotic automated cleaning devices from Canadian robotics firm, Avidbots.
The ......read more
This all-new BlackBerry smartphone brings together iconic BlackBerry features with new experiences that include a dual-rear camera, more intelligent keyboard and improved privacy controls
Dubai, UAE, June 9, 2018: Today, TCL Communication, a leading global smartphone manufacturer and BlackBerry-brand licensing partner, is introducing the world to the most advanced BlackBerry® smartphone yet with the debut of the BlackBerry® KEY2. Featuring an iconic BlackBerry physical keyboard and loaded with BlackBerry Limited’s best security and privacy enhancements, this ......read more
The alliance will create the first global immigration service delivery model
BAL LLP will remain an independent law firm and offer immigration services in the US with Deloitte Global offering immigration services for the rest of the world
Alongside the alliance, Deloitte Global intends to purchase BAL operations in eight non-US locations, bringing the number of immigration specialists to over 1,500 in 135 countries
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7 June, 2018: Deloitte UK and Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP (BAL LLP) today announced an alliance to offer a best-in-class ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2018: Today, Bose announced an update to its headphone line. The truly wireless SoundSport® Free headphones offer an entirely better way to workout with music – from just two amazing little earbuds. The new SoundSport Free headphones will be available from the 7th February for £ 179.95.
“The SoundSport Free is the closest thing to what people have always wanted in a sport headphone – a technology-packed solution that’s stripped down to just two rugged earbuds that feel great, stay connected, stay in, and sound amazing,” said ......read more
Abu Dhabi 7 June 2018: Etisalat today announced it has begun selling Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS +Cellular), which adds built-in cellular to the world’s number one watch, with orders starting 8th June and availability on 15th June.
With cellular, customers can go with just their Apple Watch and stay connected to the people and information they care about. To help Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) customers get started, Etisalat will also offer a special introductory cellular trial. As a launch promotion, Etisalat customers will get a free subscription for the first 3 ......read more
Samsung, First OEM to Announce Implementation of the Next-Generation Snapdragon 850 Mobile Compute Platform for Always-on, Always-Connected User Experience
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 6, 2018: At Computex, Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., announced at its press conference a joint effort with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd to integrate the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 850 Mobile Compute Platform, featuring the cutting-edge Snapdragon X20 LTE modem and the Qualcomm® AI Engine in a future ......read more
du’s business customers will benefit from increased mobility for employees on the go, with attractive data-only plans
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 06 June 2018: du’s business customers can now enjoy a greater degree of reliability, flexibility and mobility by keeping their employees connected with Business Data Plans. Available immediately, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), is offering new data plans for data-only SIM cards, tailored to meet the needs of enterprises in the UAE. Business customers can also subscribe to roaming data packs ......read more
Today, HP is introducing the new HP ProBook x360 440 G1 designed to adapt to the way growing businesses and on-the-go professionals work.
Dubai, UAE, June 6, 2018: Business owners and mobile professionals want a powerful convertible PC that delivers the business performance features required to help address their company needs – both in and outside the office. These are users with passion for business (not IT) that need a versatile device which combines style, powerful processing, and “built for business” features to deliver enhanced business ......read more
Equipping the dokiWatch S with borderless connectivity by Tata Communications MOVE™ will help Doki Technologies hit its target of 200,000 units sold globally in 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 6th 2018: Tata Communications, a leading global digital infrastructure provider, is working with Hong Kong based start-up Doki Technologies to support the company’s expansion in the US and Canada, Europe, and Southeast Asia. The recently unveiled dokiWatch S will come with a Tata Communications MOVE™ SIM built in. So, when a parent or child switches on the ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 6th JUNE, 2018 – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the availability of Red Hat Fuse 7, the next major release of its distributed, cloud-native integration solution, and introduced a new fully hosted low-code integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) offering, Fuse Online. With Fuse 7, Red Hat is expanding its innovative integration capabilities natively to Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, the industry's most comprehensive enterprise Kubernetes platform. Fuse gives customers a unified solution for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 5, 2018: Apple CEO Tim Cooke sat down with CNNMoney’s Laurie Segall for an exclusive interview in which he reveals he uses his phone too much, that Silicon Valley’s abuse of privacy is out of control, and weighs in on how trade tariffs could affect the iPhone.
On addiction and AI:
““I encourage everyone to look and everyone to make an informed decision and ask themselves if they’re picking up their phone 10x an hour or 20x an hour, maybe they could do it less. Maybe they would be more present ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 5, 2018: Smartworld today announced its partnership with CIEL/GlobalSign to offer Digital Certificates and value add features of Scalable encryption, authentication, identity management services to meet today's digital economy. CIEL/GlobalSign solutions will help Smartworld’s clients conduct SSL secured transactions, data transfer, distribution of tamper-proof code, protection of online identities for secure email and access control to manage millions of verified digital identities and automate authentication and encryption.
Through this partnership ......read more
Abdulwahed Juma represents du at the 22nd Annual DIQUA
Dubai, UAE, 5 June 2015: As the official sponsor of the 22nd annual Dubai International Holy Quran Award (DIHQA), du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (eitc), was recognised for its steadfast commitment to upholding the heritage of the UAE for the future generations. Abdulwahed Juma, Executive Vice President, Brand and Corporate Communications at du, received the award on behalf of du during a prestigious ceremony held at the Dubai Chamber on earlier this week.
“As staunch supporters of the UAE ......read more
Strengthens Fortinet Security Fabric and extends segmentation and security to the edge of the enterprise network including Internet of Things (IoT)
Dubai, UAE. – June 5, 2017: Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today completed the acquisition of Bradford Networks, further enhancing the Fortinet Security Fabric by converging access control and IoT security solutions to provide large enterprise with broader visibility and security for their complex networks including:
Complete, continuous, agentless visibility of ......read more
InfoFort to automate Dulsco’s workflow and internal processes
Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2018: InfoFort, an Aramex company and leading information management solution provider in the Middle East and Africa, today announced an agreement with Dulsco, a regional leader in people and environmental solutions, to digitally transform and automate its internal processes.
As part of the newly formed partnership, InfoFort aims to support Dulsco with realizing its ambitious new growth strategy so as to catapult it into to the digital realm. InfoFort will automate Dulsco’s existing ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 4th June, 2018 – Companies risk falling foul of incoming GDPR regulations by relying on existing, piecemeal security measures, according to a new whitepaper published today by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company.
The majority of existing defences, which use pattern matching techniques to find threats, are unable to detect new attacks that use legitimate user credentials to access sensitive information, meaning that companies risk not be able to detect and report a breach within the 72 hours stipulated by GDPR, says the whitepaper. The resultant fines can amount to ......read more
iPhone & iPad together starting from AED 165 per month
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 3 June 2018: Etisalat today introduced the Apple devices bundle on the latest iPhone and iPad giving UAE subscribers an opportunity to purchase the two devices together and avail up to 50% discount on the iPad smart pay offering.
Etisalat is offering its subscribers when purchasing the iPhone and iPad devices together as standalone or on Smart pay 24-months contract.
Khaled El Khouly, Chief Consumer Officer, Etisalat said: “With Apple devices seeing an overwhelming response among ......read more
New Dubai-based start-up, Melltoo, asks the community to donate unwanted electronics during the holy month of Ramadan
Proceeds from sales will be given to Salma Aid, a Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid initiative that provides food relief for refugees and victims of humanitarian crises globally.
Dubai, UAE, June 3, 2018: Throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan, Melltoo, a peer to peer online marketplace that sells your used and unwanted items has collaborated with Volkswagen Middle East to create an initiative called #Drive4ACause. This initiative will pave the way for the ......read more
New Silver Level Program Tier Provides Entry into MSSP Program for Service-Oriented VARs
Dubai, UAE. – June 3, 2018: Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated, and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced an expansion of its Global Managed Security Service Provider Program (MSSP) through its new Silver Level program tier, as well as new services enablement and technical support offerings.
Silver Tier: A new Silver Level program tier provides an entry path for VARs and MSSPs migrating to service orientation by providing specialized service ......read more
At the season opener, race driver David Beckmann visits sponsor GROHE at the Hemer production site and presents his new race car.
The 18-year-old is switching from Formula 3 to the GP3 series; an important step in his motorsport career.
About 300 GROHE employees and Executive Director Operations Thomas Fuhr showed their support for one of the most talented young drivers in motorsport.
Dubai, UAE, June 2, 2018: David Beckmann, one of the most promising young talents in German motorsport, drove up to the GROHE technology park in Hemer with his new Formula race car, ......read more
With a first-of-its-kind two-step cooling system, customers can discover superior comfort along with faster cooling and energy efficiency.
Dubai, UAE, May 31, 2018: Samsung Gulf Electronics, launched its award-winning Wind-Free™ wall-mounted split air conditioner in UAE. The air conditioner uses Samsung’s exclusive Wind-Free™ Cooling technology to gently disperse cold air while dramatically reducing energy consumption – providing customers with the ideal indoor conditions without the discomfort of direct cold airflow on your ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 31, 2018: Panasonic is announcing the new firmware update programs for DC-GH5 (Firmware Version 2.3), DC-GH5S (Firmware Version 1.1) and DC-G9 (Firmware Version 1.1) to further enhance their performance and usability.
The new firmware includes following upgrades:
LUMIX DC-GH5 Firmware Ver.2.3
Improvement of AF performance
Improvement of Body I.S.(Image Stabilizer) performance
Improvement of sound recording performance
LUMIX DC-GH5S Firmware Ver.1.1
Improvement of AF performance
Improvement of ......read more
First quarter 2018 sales volumes secure 1.5 percent market share in GCC; the highest market share in the history of Renault in the GCC
Renault ranked fourth best-selling brand in Egypt at the end of quarter one 2018
Sales generated from online leads increased by 27 percent in the first quarter of the year
Investment in high-profile marketing campaigns, has seen brand share of voice increase to 39 percent in KSA and 28 percent in UAE
Dubai, UAE, May 31, 2018: Renault Middle East is marking a record breaking first quarter, as it achieves its highest ever GCC market ......read more
New laptop and must-have gaming accessories - including world’s first headset with active earcup cooling technology – strengthen OMEN ecosystem
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 31, 2018: At the HP Gaming Festival in Beijing, OMEN unveiled a bold new lineup of gaming innovations, including a much smaller, more powerful OMEN 15 laptop, expanded functionality of OMEN Command Center software with OMEN Game Stream1, and a range of professional-grade gaming accessories that includes the world’s first gaming headset with active earcup cooling ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 31, 2018: Fitness enthusiasts can now find the most friendly set of headphones and earbuds to suit their physical activity and listening needs, thanks to improvements in Bluetooth connectivity and battery technology. ZAKK, a global lifestyle brand owned by Dubai-based Kamon International, launched ZAKK Flex wireless sports headphone designed for sports enthusiasts.
Designed for comfort and precise engineered sound, ZAKK Flex wireless headphones can be used while performing physical activities like running, jogging or during your everyday ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 30, 2018: With the majority of the population transiting from brick and mortar to online shopping, UAE is experiencing major growth period in the e-commerce sector. Estimated to be a 10-Billion-dollar industry, it’s quite clear that more and more people are relying on the virtual stores to shop their needs. With a busy lifestyle, the majority of people are dependent on online shopping to buy anything a person can ever need from fashion clothing to latest tech, groceries and whatnot, you name it, the next thing you will see the product delivered at your ......read more
NETconsent, a global leading software vendor of compliance and communications software, has announced that it has signed a distributionagreement with Nanjgel, one of UAE’s emerging resellers, to expand the availability of its products in the UAE market.
NETconsent is the market leader in Compliance Automation as a Platform, and deals with policy management and training, streamlining and automating most task that departments in companies find very difficult to administrate.
“Nanjgel are a great addition to the NETconsent partner eco system and will do nothing but add value to ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 29 May 2018: Building on last year’s success, Etisalat has collaborated once again with Al Ihsan Charity Society for the ‘Medicine Box Initiative’ to facilitate the donation of unused medicines by all its employees.
Last year, Etisalat collected AED113,385 worth of unused medicine from across its offices in the UAE. The donated medicines will go towards supporting Al Ihsan Medical Complex, one of the main projects being managed by Al Ihsan Charity Association in Ajman. This is a charitable pharmacy that donates free unused medicines to people in ......read more
The BZ35F series is well-suited for professional use and features an intuitive software platform that achieves ultimate flexibility
Dubai, UAE, May 29, 2018: Sony has announced the expansion of its professional BRAVIA™ line-up with six new 4K displays in the BZ35F series - FW-43BZ35F, FW-49BZ35F, FW-55BZ35F, FW-65BZ35F, FW-75BZ35F and FW-85BZ35F. This latest series is ideal for a wide range of professional needs including digital signage, information and monitoring applications. Further, users can deploy the displays for a wide range of venues including meeting rooms, ......read more