Also announcing Mi Note 10 Lite
1st June 2020, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Today Xiaomi announced three new smartphones, Redmi Note 9 Pro, Redmi Note 9 and Mi Note 10 Lite.
Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9: The legend continues
Redmi Note series has been offering some of the most incredible mid-range smartphones on the market, with over 110 million1 Redmi Note units sold across the globe. Together with the recently launched Redmi Note 9S, the new Redmi Note smartphone lineup continues to flaunt cutting edge design and innovation without the flagship price point.
Photography and videography reign supreme with 64MP quad camera
Featuring an impressive quad-camera setup in the rear, Redmi Note 9 Pro’s 64MP main lens captures crisp, ultra-high-resolution images in all lighting conditions while ......read more
License Agreement Covers Numerous Technologies
Currently Found in LG’s CordZero and HOM-BOT Vacuums
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 01, 2020: LG Electronics Inc. (LG) and Miele & Cie. KG (Miele) have entered into a long-term patent license agreement covering robot vacuum cleaner technologies. The terms of the agreement will allow Miele to produce and sell robot vacuum cleaners using patented technologies developed by LG R&D.
The license agreement includes the use of LG’s patented induction signal guide and infrared-induced signals to enable robot cleaners to accurately and precisely return to their docking stations for charging. Other LG patents being licensed relate to dust unit detection and agitator attachment technologies.
“LG has long and storied history of ......read more
New Video-Forward Design and Compact Body Packed with Advanced Imaging Technology and Easy-to-Use Functionality
Dubai, UAE, 31 May 2020 – Sony Middle East & Africa has announced the new pocket-sized digital camera ZV-1 a lightweight, compact “all-in-one” style solution will be available in the UAE in July 2020. Designed from the ground up for content creators and vloggers, the ZV-1 combines easy-to-use features with uncompromising imaging technology, making this the perfect tool for any content creator at all skill levels.
“Sony’s new ZV-1 was purpose-built to meet the needs and demands of today’s video creators,” said Murat Gebeceli, Head of Digital Imaging, Sony Middle East & Africa. “We are always listening to our customers, ......read more
Joining the Steering Committee Allows LG to Go Beyond Blockchain to
Usher in the Next Era of Fast, Fair and Secure Applications
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 31, 2020: LG Electronics Inc. (LG) and Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade distributed ledger platform, today announced that LG has joined the Hedera Governing Council. The Council, designed to enable the most decentralized governance model for a public ledger, will comprise up to 39 global organizations from a diverse array of industries and geographies.
LG is the Council’s 14th member, joining Boeing, Deutsche Telekom, DLA Piper, FIS (WorldPay), Google, IBM, Magalu, Nomura, Swirlds, Swisscom Blockchain, Tata Communications, University College London (UCL), and Wipro. As the sole home appliance manufacturer to join ......read more
• All Sony’s digital imaging equipment is disinfected with isopropyl pads
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 28, 2020: Jason Rego, Senior Manager- Digital Imaging, Sony Middle East and Africa with the Gearbox team. Sony Alpha Cameras and Lenses than can now be rented from Gearbox online
Dubai, UAE, 28 May 2020 - Sony Middle East & Africa has partnered with Gearbox, a market leader in photography and prosumer videography rental, to provide amateur and professional photographers in the UAE with integrated online access to hire Sony’s latest range of Alpha cameras and lenses.
Renting Sony’s digital imaging equipment is now easy on the proprietary award winning and fully automated rental platform built into Gearbox website. Interested customers can check ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 28, 2020: Just as thorough hand washing and other hygienic practices have become key aspects of our daily lives, keeping our smartphones clean should also form a key part of our self-sanitation routines given just how much we interact with our mobile devices.
So, how exactly can you continue to use your smartphone and stay hygienic? Read on for some suggestions as to how you can effectively and safely clean your smartphone.
Why Do You Need to Clean Your Smartphone?
According to a study by global consultancy firm Deloitte, American users view their smartphones around 14 billion times a day, with each individual user picking up their phone 52 times a day on average. As we enter a phase of telecommuting and remote communication, these numbers are only set to ......read more
HONOR’s new sleek and lightweight laptop comes with a powerfully compact package
MAY 27, 2020: Global technology brand HONOR continues to strengthen its 1+8+n IoT strategy by bringing the HONOR MagicBook series to the Middle East. An ecosystem that integrates one smartphone, eight categories of additional connected products and a wide range of third-party linked devices, the launch of HONOR MagicBook Series in UAE is a milestone to reinforce the brand’s commitment to creating an all-scenario intelligence.
Catered to young people on-the-go, the aesthetically designed HONOR MagicBook 14 is equipped with up to 10-hour of battery life, FullView display with maximized screen-to-body ratio, powerful core for ultra-fast performance and enhanced graphics, as well as smart interconnectivity ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 27, 2020:
Ericsson's USA 5G Smart Factory in Texas is one of the most advanced manufacturing complexes in the world. When it launched earlier this year its engineering professionals were trained with almost no face-to-face interaction. By utilizing the power of virtual reality (VR) in the months prior to opening, new Ericsson employees were able to learn directly from peers in the company’s Tallinn smart factory, 8,000 km away.
Mediabank ID Number: 109983
Ericsson’s new USA 5G Smart Factory in Lewisville, Texas, began operations in early March this year, producing 5G base stations for the North American market. But almost a year earlier, when the future factory site was still an empty lot, Ericsson had already initiated a ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 27, 2020: We are experiencing life in the UAE like never before under the new normal. Working remotely and staying at home due to social distancing rules has helped us to become closer with our immediate families. It also means we cannot meet our friends and loved ones like we used to. But just because we are physically apart from extended family and friends, it doesn’t mean that we have to be away from them completely. This is where modern technology and the latest smartphones can step in and help us be more connected than ever. Now you can continue to make precious memories by staying in touch with your friends and family while social distancing as well as get work done faster. This might be the new normal for most of us but with the power of the HUAWEI P40 Pro it does not mean you ......read more
• DC500R and DC450R SATA SSDs Now Available Up to 7.68TB
• DC1000M 7.68TB U.2 NVMe PCIe SSD Coming Soon
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 27, 2020: Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, today began shipping the 7.68TB* model of the Data Center 500R (DC500R) and 450R (DC450R) SATA SSDs. The DC1000M 7.68TB U.2 NVMe ships in June. The SSDs provide additional storage and implement strict QoS ensuring predictable IO and low latency for data centers using both NVMe and/or SATA.
Kingston’s 7.68TB data center SSDs include:
• VMware Ready™ SSD engineered for read-intensive applications such as webservers, virtual desktop infrastructure, operational ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 23, 2020: Celebrate Eid with intelligent gifting from global technology brand HONOR. Offering the latest next-generation technology at an irresistible price, users can be rewarded with coveted upgrades across photography, design and performance with the HONOR 9X PRO.
Perfect for gifting friends and family members in Eid, the latest devices from HONOR offer the best cutting-edge technology. The newest addition to the immensely popular X series, the HONOR 9X Pro can capture unforgettable Eid moments through the 48MP Triple Camera and 6.59” HONOR FullView Display.
The HONOR 9X PRO is a synthesis of the most desired software and hardware features and functionality, the all-inclusive HONOR 9X PRO is an exceptional assistant for everyday use and the perfect gift ......read more
du home customers can receive up to 2000 landline minutes per month and free unlimited internet calls for just AED 99/month
Dubai, UAE, May 23 2020: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has revealed that the World Calling Pack is now available for all du home customers ahead of Eid Al Fitr. As part of du’s commitment to ensure everybody remains connected with friends and loved ones at home and abroad, the latest initiative provides users with up to 2000 minutes per month to call one international destination of their choice. In addition to this offer, customers will also receive unlimited internet calls through du’s Internet Calling Pack, which comes for free with the plan and will be activated at the same time.
The World Calling Pack is available for AED 99 per month and ......read more
Samsung reaffirms its commitment to continuously present users with new and exciting opportunities
Dubai, UAE – 21 May 2020: Samsung Gulf Electronics has illustrated its determination to please and excite consumers with a unique opportunity to purchase a variety of products this Eid. Samsung is eager to once again contribute to the annual festivities, and a multitude of incredible offers are now available on products that promise to present users with heightened elements of excitement and satisfaction.
Catered to exceed customer demands across multiple segments, Samsung’s Eid promotion applies to various market preferences, whether it be communication, entertainment, domestic, or others. The initiative represents a fantastic opportunity for Samsung enthusiasts to enhance their collection of ......read more
Two Lines from Gumi, Korea to be Relocated to
New Asia Hub Indonesia, Increasing Capacity by 50 Percent
DUBAI, May 21, 2020 – At a time when many other manufacturers are cutting back, LG Electronics (LG) is expanding its TV business with an eye on further diversifying its production footprint and stepping up capacity. The key component of this strategy will be LG’s Cibitung facility in Indonesia which will become the company’s new regional hub, taking over two of the six production lines currently running at in Gumi, South Korea. The move is expected to boost the efficiency of LG’s TV manufacturing across the globe, with Gumi maintaining its status as the control tower and taking on more work for LG’s other growing businesses.
The move is part of a larger picture to realign LG’s ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 20, 2020: Sony Middle East and Africa unveiled a new 4K Handycam® in the UAE, featuring an acclaimed in-built gimbal mechanism, Balanced Optical SteadyShot™ technology, for capturing smooth, natural and high-quality video footage. The FDR-AX43 has been developed for content creators and vloggers who want their footage to demonstrate a refined quality that will stand the test of time.
FDR-AX43 with ECM-B1M and GP-VPT1
The FDR-AX43 implements some of Sony’s most advanced imaging technologies including ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* zoom lens with wide angle of 26.8mm and 20x optical zoom and Clear Image Zoom of 30x for 4K / 40x for HD . The new handycam features 1/2.5-type Exmor R™ CMOS image sensor and BIONZ X™ image processing engine ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 19, 2020: Whether consumers are looking to gift a loved one this Eid, spoil their dads for Father’s Day or even treat themselves to a new device, Lenovo shares its advanced tech solutions designed to boost connectivity, enhancing efficiency and keep users entertained throughout the year and beyond.
Lenovo Legion Y740
Offered in both 15.6 and 17.3-inch formats, Lenovo’s Legion Y740 laptops feature an all-aluminium chassis and advanced hardware from Intel® and NVIDIA® to deliver high-performance gaming on-the-go. PCs are also integrated with Legion Coldfront technology, a dual-channel thermal system and individual CPU and GPU cooling ensure the Legion Y740 stays cool, even during intense gaming sessions. With Corsair® iCUE RGB backlighting and a Dolby ......read more
• Deal will provide nationwide AI-driven managed services and network automation for Indosat Ooredoo in Indonesia
• Indosat Ooredoo to launch Ericsson Operations Engine in July 2020
• Solution will deliver operational, energy, cost efficiency and strengthened network capabilities to Indosat Ooredoo
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 19, 2020: Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has been selected by Indonesian communications service provider Indosat Ooredoo (IDX:ISAT) to provide AI-powered data driven and customer-centric managed network operations through the Ericsson Operations Engine.
The five-year deal will see Indosat Ooredoo launching Ericsson Operation Engine in July 2020. Ericsson will deploy the latest automation, machine learning and AI technologies to enhance network performance ......read more
When spending a lot of time inside, having the right tools around to keep you productive, active and – last but not least – entertained is key.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 18, 2020: While staying active should be a mainstay of everyone’s daily routine, it’s important to enjoy some downtime every now and then and relax with your favorite TV show, game or movie. Read on for some simple tips to making your content-watching and gaming sessions all the more enjoyable.
There’s nothing more satisfying than discovering a new series or film that you love. You can easily enjoy all your favorite Netflix titles directly on your smartphone thanks to the Galaxy line’s signature Infinity Display or Infinity-O Display, along with the powerful performance of ......read more
Smart TVs designed to support 23 languages including Arabic
Dubai, UAE, 18 May 2020: Sony Middle East & Africa has announced that users can enjoy a personalized experience by using the voice search in their own language on the award-winning BRAVIA Android TVs.
Sony’s voice-activated TVs provide a smarter viewing experience. TV owners can now talk to the remote control in Arabic to search content, stream shows, play songs and check the weather by simply speaking in Arabic to the microphone of their smart remote. Viewers can also talk directly to their TVs, thanks to the hands-free voice search available in selective models. The voice-activated TV can even dim the lights when connected to smart home devices, manage tasks and personal calendars.
Shuichi Mugitani, Head of Marketing, Sony ......read more
450 e-learning devices donated to disadvantaged families across Sharjah.
Electronic tablets will assist students receiving home schooling.
Underlines Al Zahia’s commitment to support the Sharjah community through the provision of quality, accessible education.
Sharjah, UAE, 13 May 2020: Sharjah Holding PJSC — a strategic partnership between
Majid Al Futtaim Properties and Sharjah Asset Management — is providing 450 new electronic learning tablets to underprivileged families across the emirate. The devices will be donated by Al Zahia and distributed by Sharjah Charity International to families in need. Focused on improving access to education across the emirate, the initiative will ensure that Sharjah students, who may not have suitable technology at home, join their peers ......read more
• Collection of three lightweight, thin, high-performance laptops
• Updates to Portégé X30-G, Portégé X40-G and Portégé X50-G include 10th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors, optional vPro™ technology, Wi-Fi 6 and new security features
• Refreshed series also meets Microsoft’s Secured-core PC requirements
13 May 2020, Dubai, UAE – Dynabook Europe GmbH today announces the launch of the refreshed Portégé X Series, which includes the 13.3-inch Portégé X30-G, 14-inch Portégé X40-G and 15.6-inch Portégé X50-G¹. Powered by Intel® 10th generation processors, the completed range of premium business laptops boasts the latest performance and security-enhancing features that are well suited for the modern, mobile professional.
Secure and ......read more
du’s fixed broadband network offers average speeds of 130 Mbps – 30 percent higher than the UAE’s average of ~ 100 Mbps *
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 13, 2020: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has announced it is providing the fastest fixed broadband services in the Gulf region. As part of the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority's (TRA) initiative to ensure seamless continuation of distance learning and working, average fixed broadband speeds have already been increased to 100 Mbps across UAE. Based on du's network performance tool, du customers are benefitting from average of 130 Mbps – 30 percent above the average speed in the UAE.
Through the provision of increased internet speeds across its fixed broadband network, du is accommodating the ......read more
Products to bolster HONOR’s 1+8+N IoT strategy to drive connectivity and all-scenario intelligence
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 12, 2020: Global technology brand HONOR continues to grow its product family with a comprehensive suite of new smart devices. Unveiled during a live stream event, HONOR showcased an intelligent and integrated ecosystem of devices comprising of the HONOR Magic Earbuds, HONOR Magic Book and updates to the HONOR MagicWatch 2 which included new functions, stylish band options and bringing its female focused design model to the Middle East.
The introduction of these devices follows the increase in demand for more intelligent and digital experiences. From smartphones to wearables and notebooks to personal audio devices, HONOR is now the go-to brand for the needs of ......read more
Samsung announces extended warranty on home appliances products in UAE
Customers to receive two years additional on top of the one-year standard warranty when they purchase selected products
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 11, 2020: Samsung Gulf Electronics has announced an extended warranty initiative for all home appliances products in light of the ongoing difficulties, valid only across the brand’s shops, authorized retails stores, and online store in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The extension, which is running until 30th June 2020, is aimed at enhancing Samsung’s care for customers and will be available to all who make refrigerator, washing machine, air conditioner, dishwasher, and air purifier purchases.
Upon delivery of these appliances, customers will register their personal ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 11, 2020: Ramadan is upon us and this year families across the UAE will be celebrating the holy month at home. Ramadan is being observed in a different manner than what we have been used to as social distancing means we can’t actually be out and about with family and friends to celebrate Iftar. As a result, smartphones have become essential in helping us to stay connected. However, with the HUAWEI P40 Pro you can do far more than just stay connected with loved ones during this time. The smartphone’s powerful feature set allows you to enjoy special moments, create memories with family at home, while also ensuring that the shorter working hours of Ramadan don’t affect your daily productivity. Here is how Huawei’s latest flagship smartphone will help you balance ......read more
HUAWEI Mate Pro 30 5G boasts a powerhouse performance, an iconic design and takes phone videography to the next level.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates — 9 January 2020: Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) unveiled the much-anticipated HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G to consumers in the United Arab Emirates during a launch event in Dubai. Boasting powerful 5G capabilities that make it a unique 5G smartphone able to support both 5G Non-Standalone (NSA) and Standalone (SA) modes. With an iconic design, powerful 40MP dual main camera, a large long-lasting battery and solid ......read more
Super performance, an iconic design, and videography features never seen before!
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 09, 2020: Have you ever thought how it would be to have blazing 5G speeds in your hand? Streaming 4K videos with ease or taking super clear videos at night? Or even taking your social media to the next level with ultra-slow motion videos as if they were shot on a professional camera or by a movie director? These phone features surely seem like a thing of the future, but now it is all possible thanks to Huawei’s latest flagship, the ......read more
CES Innovation Award-Winning Washer Deploys AI and Advanced
Fabric Care to Deliver Unrivaled Convenience, Performance and Speed
DUBAI, January 8, 2019 — At CES®, LG Electronics (LG) unveiled its most advanced innovation in laundry, deploying artificial intelligence to deliver precision washing for optimal results without the guesswork. Winner of a coveted 2020 CES Innovation Award, the new LG ThinQ™ front-load washing machine features an Artificial Intelligent Direct Drive™ (AI DD) motor along with the company’s AI-powered Proactive ......read more
New flagship combines premium design, sophisticated picture quality, AI and an immersive sound experience
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 08, 2020: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. introduced today its next-generation QLED 8K line at CES 2020 in Las Vegas, offering a glimpse into the future of display technology. It combines cutting-edge innovations that make the viewing experience more immersive with connected features that make consumer lifestyles more integrated to deliver the ultimate home entertainment experience.
The 2020 QLED 8K lineup ......read more
Tinton Falls, N.J. – January 8, 2019 – Commvault (NASDAQ: CVLT), a recognized global enterprise software leader in the management of data across cloud and on-premises environments, today announced the strengthening of its global presence and expertise with the addition of two industry veterans to its executive leadership team.
Former Dell Technologies vice president and general manager of enterprise sales, Marco Fanizzi, and Callum Eade, former vice president, APJ for the Software Defined Data Center business at VMware, have joined Commvault as vice president of EMEA and ......read more
• Easy UPS 3M offers competitive specifications for small and medium business that require lower capital investment
• Compact footprint design with new internal high-capacity battery modules
• Easy to install, use, and service
• Green Premium™ Solution for sustainable business performance
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 08, 2020: Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, today introduced the first version of Easy UPS 3M 3-phase Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) with ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 8th January, 2020 – Mindware, one of the leading Value Added Distributors (VAD’s) in the Middle East and Africa, has announced regional expansion plans for the company’s new Cloud Marketplace. The company has had a great deal of success on-boarding current channel partners and actively recruiting new partners to the platform. It is also adding a number of new products on the marketplace, giving partners an opportunity to co-sell these solutions with the existing Microsoft products, thereby enhancing their revenues.
Mindware is currently ......read more
Samsung’s Ultra HD Viewing Experience enhanced with ATSC 3.0, the latest in broadcast TV technology standard
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 07, 2020: Samsung Electronics announced upcoming 2020 QLED 8K television lineup will offer ATSC 3.0 tuners. This next-generation broadcast standard provides consumers higher resolution, more realistic audio and interactive experiences, designed to usher in a new era of over-the-air transmission TV broadcasting.
“Samsung is constantly transforming the technology we put in front of our consumers to ......read more
DUBAI, January 7, 2020: At CES 2020, Lenovo continues its mission to deliver world firsts by unveiling a set of innovations that have the potential to transform lives, move industries forward and unveil new possibilities presented by our fast-paced era of connectivity. With a global vision to create smarter technology for all, today’s announcements are not only smarter, but bring a faster and more foldable future to everyone, everywhere. Find all the information on Lenovo’s launches at CES here.
A fast future with 5G
With 5G set to continue ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 07, 2020: Sony Corporation will exhibit at the CES 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada, held from Tuesday, 7 January 2020.
Sony seeks to deliver products, content, and services that resonate with people and affect a positive impact on society, based on its Purpose to “fill the world with emotion, through the power of creativity and technology.” Sony Corporation’s President & CEO Kenichiro Yoshida spoke at the Sony press conference held ahead of the exhibition’s public opening, stating “Creativity is a ......read more
Global technology and engineering leader recognized by IoT Breakthrough for digital transformation strategies
January 6, 2020 – Emerson (NYSE: EMR), a global automation technology and engineering company, has been named the “Industrial IoT Company of the Year” by IoT Breakthrough for an unprecedented third consecutive year.
The honor recognizes Emerson’s commitment to helping customers in industries such as chemical, life sciences, power, and oil and gas define and execute a practical and successful path to digital transformation. Emerson recently introduced a ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 06, 2020: Samsung Electronics announced today that it has partnered with the 8K Association (8KA) to establish a first-of-its-kind certification program designed to distinguish 8K-enabled televisions and other devices. The partnership marks another milestone for Samsung’s QLED 8K as it will be among the first TVs to be certified by the 8KA next year, bearing the new certification logo.
“We are proud to be one of the founding members of the 8K Association and to have our new lineup of QLED 8K TVs certified by the program,” ......read more
Saudi Arabian communications service provider Mobily and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) signed an agreement whereby Mobily will be leveraging Ericsson's cutting-edge products and solutions to support its drive to empower the kingdom's government and private sectors towards digital transformation, accelerate the deployment of digital services, and expand the provision of Internet of Things solutions, including the company's smart meter project that is driven by the Saudi Electricity Company. This comes in line with Mobily’s strategy to support digital transformation initiatives to ......read more
Abu Dhabi 04 January 2020: Etisalat today announced the successful launch of open virtual Radio Access Network (Open vRAN), becoming the first operator in MENA to achieve this technological feat. By supporting Open architecture, Open vRAN technology accelerates the delivery of mobile networks. The technology is the foundation of next-generation wireless infrastructure driven by innovation and open standards.
Today’s announcement demonstrates Etisalat’s strong commitment to sustaining its technological leadership, by bringing in such technological advances. ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 02, 2020: Nikai electronics, UAE’s homegrown electronics brand and a trusted name in over 60 countries, recently opened their flagship store that offers a completely redefined retail experience to its shoppers. After bidding farewell to their first retail store in Lamcy Plaza, Nikai takes a new step towards an immersive retail outlet.
To mark this official opening of the flagship showroom, the senior executives and the senior management were invited to visit the showroom and celebrate the occasion. The inauguration ceremony saw an influx of ......read more
● Edge data centers are deployed in many locations that lack IT staff on-site
● Resilience at the edge is crucial; management will often require partnership with expert service providers
● Next-Generation Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) tools utilize cloud technologies, data analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to deliver increased visibility
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 30, 2019: Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has announced a ......read more
• First port company in the world to be awarded the Innovative Organisation Level 3 Certification by Global Innovation Management Institute
Abu Dhabi–UAE, December 29, 2019: Abu Dhabi Ports has recently been awarded with the prestigious Innovative Organisation Level 3 Certification by Global Innovation Management Institute (GIMI). The Certification was conferred by the Boston-based think tank during its annual conference, which took place in Colombia in November 2019.
The recognition demonstrates the value of initiatives such as Abu Dhabi ......read more
Jumbo Electronics is one of DSF’s founding sponsors
Customers to receive premium experiences, discounts and cashback rewards from eWallet, Rehlat, Bharat Thakur Yoga and Store 2 Door
Dubai, UAE; 26 December 2019: Jumbo Electronics, the leading OmniChannel retailer in the region, has announced a range of competitive promotions, and is partnering with leading brands for special discounts on premium experiences and cashback rewards during the 25th anniversary of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) that will run from 26th December 2019 until 1st February ......read more
Batool Ilyasi, a UAE National from Dubai wins the Grand Raffle Prize – a Peugeot car worth AED 89,900
23rd December, 2019, UAE: MENA region’s leading electronics retailer Sharaf DG announced the winners of DG Friday Sale Raffle Promotion which took place between 23rd November 2019 to 7th December 2019. The winners were selected in a draw held recently at Sharaf DG Store in Burjuman Mall in Dubai in the presence of an official from the Department of Economic Development.
Ms. Batool Ilyasi, a UAE National from Dubai won the Grand Prize - Peugeot 508 Car ......read more
The telco has been acknowledged as one of the country’s top brands during the Filipino Times Awards 2019
Dubai, UAE, 23rd December 2019: As a proud homegrown company and an integral part of the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) social fabric, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has been recognized as the country’s ‘Preferred Telecommunication Company of The Year’ at the fifth edition of the annual The Filipino Times Awards. Abdulwahed Juma, Executive Vice President – Brand and Communications, du received the award on behalf of the ......read more
AI influenced identity and face recognition systems rising up the regional agenda
Dubai, UAE: The Middle East, with its predominance of critically-vital hydrocarbon, energy and utility plants, is set to become an early adopter of the latest AI-influenced identity and face recognition technology as commercial building security rises up the region’s infrastructure agenda, according to experts.
With new insights from 6Wresearch estimating a 16.6% compound annual growth in the region’s commercial security market over the next four years will reach US$ 8.4 ......read more
• First operator in MENA region to introduce MEC and its importance in delivering innovative 5G services
• MEC architecture achieves performance gains of as much as 90% in video streaming, validating how ultra-low-latency applications will be delivered over 4G and 5G networks
Abu Dhabi 22 December 2019: Etisalat today announced the successful deployment of a Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) implementation that will pave the way for Etisalat to roll out new 5G-styled services, beginning with its Content Delivery Network ......read more
Upgrade to a 5.45-inch screen that brings all your favourite apps to life, combined with a full-day battery life and 3G connectivity in an affordable package
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 December 2019: HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces the Nokia C1, a smartphone designed to entertain – anytime, anywhere. Featuring an impressive 5.45” display, fans can watch their favourite videos and listen to music with ease. With lighter apps and less bloatware, you are able to store up to 3,000 songs or 24 hours of videos for offline ......read more
Groupe PSA and FCA agree to merge
• Combines companies’ extensive and growing capabilities to address the challenge of shaping the new era of sustainable mobility
• Combined company will be the 4th largest global OEM by volume and 3rd largest by revenue with annual sales of 8.7 million units and combined revenues of nearly €170 billion
• Creates a diversified business with among the highest margins in its core markets of Europe, North America and Latin America and the opportunity to reshape the strategy in other regions
• ......read more
• Deployment of mobile broadband networks supports economic development
• Technology for Good Impact Report: Greater multi-stakeholder cooperation necessary to ensure that the benefits of digital technology reach all
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) presented its first Technology for Good Impact Report at AfricaCom 2019 to highlight the positive societal impact enabled by the company and its partners. The report, launched on the eve of the 2019 UN General Assembly, highlights cases where Ericsson’s technology and expertise are helping to solve global ......read more
Dubai, UAE 18thDecember, 2019 – Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that it has been awarded the prestigious Ford IT Innovation award. In its fourth year, the award showcases Ford’s technology partners that have helped it launch new capabilities and services or enhance existing operations. The Ford IT Innovation Award emphasizes Red Hat’s work related to the digital transformation of stateful applications across Ford’s hybrid cloud environment, spanning dispersed datacenters and multiple public clouds, as well as ......read more
ManageEngine, the IT management division of Zoho Corporation, today announced that ADSelfService Plus, its integrated Active Directory (AD) self-service password management and single sign-on solution, now offers Endpoint Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) for Linux logins. The new feature supplements Windows and macOS MFA support, making ADSelfService Plus the industry’s first on-premises solution to provide endpoint MFA for all three major operating systems so that IT admins can improve user account security and keep sophisticated cyberthreats at bay.
According to the ......read more
bizhub i-Series wins the Good Design Award 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (December, 2019) - The Good Design Award, as one of the four greatest design awards in the world, also makes efforts to contribute to the international promotion of design. The award can be given to various objects such as industrial goods, architecture, software, systems, services no matter tangible or intangible, as long as it is created to fulfil certain ideals or purposes. “G Mark” that is only given to winning products is a proof and the symbol of winning the Good Design Award.
There are five ......read more
The World’s First Filter-Type Portable Air Purifier
DUBAI, Monday 16th, 2019 – Delivering on its promise of promoting an intelligent lifestyle, LG Electronics (LG) today announced the launch of the world’s first filter-type portable air purifier in the UAE market.
During an event held at the Sofitel Hotel in Downtown Dubai, attendees experienced how the company is advancing its efforts to help consumers live healthier through the power of technology.
With the UAE government aiming to achieve 90% clean air by 2021 , LG is aligned with its own ambition ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 15 December 2019: Following the successful launch of Logic Compact vapes in, Kuwait, (Japan Tobacco International) is bringing its Internationally recognized Reduced Risk Products brand to the UAE (RRP) .
Logic Compact successfully launched in around twenty-one markets Worldwide including Italy, France, Romania, Belgium, Ireland, Switzerland, Russia and Canada earlier this year and in the UK.
JTI’s Middle East General Manager Graham Gibbons said, “Our success in the Kuwait market and now the exciting ......read more
First 5G-enabled metro in MENA
Dubai 14 December 2019: Etisalat today announced that it is enabling 5G connectivity at the Etisalat Metro Station, becoming the first 5G-enabled metro in the Middle East and North Africa.
Etisalat Metro Station is the eastern terminus of Dubai Metro’s Green Line, which opened to the public in September 2011. Etisalat aims to provide metro users with a unique 5G experience riding on blazing speeds of more than 1Gbps and faster response time with latency less than 1 millisecond. At 20 times faster than 4G and with ......read more
Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today published an investigative report, Snatch Ransomware Reboots PCs into Safe Mode to Bypass Protection, by SophosLabs and Sophos Managed Threat Response. The report details the changing attack methods of Snatch ransomware, first seen in December 2018, including rebooting PCs into Safe Mode mid-attack in an attempt to bypass behavioral protections that detect ransomware activity. Sophos believes this is a new attack technique adopted by cybercriminals for defense evasion.
Continuing a trend noted in ......read more
2020 Portable Computing Solutions from LG Designed with Every User in Mind
Dubai, December 11, 2019: LG Electronics’ newest gram laptop computer series – the LG gram 17 (model 17Z90N), LG gram 15 (model 15Z90N), LG gram 14 (model 14Z90N) and 14-inch LG gram 2-in-1 (model 14T90N) – is designed to set a new standard for portable computing and will satisfy the needs of the most demanding users. The 2020 lineup of LG gram laptops stick to the company’s winning formula – lightweight, compact, long battery life – while adding even ......read more
Software Provider Helps Dow Chemical Company Implement AWP Best Practices Across the Organization
10 December 2019 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twin cloud services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, and Digital Construction Works (DCW), a Bentley Systems and Topcon Positioning Group joint venture providing digital automation, integration, and “twinning” services, around fit-for-purpose software and cloud services, announced that Bentley Systems was named a winner ......read more
Galaxy Note10+ Star Wars Special Edition packs exclusive design elements and collector’s items.
Dubai, UAE, 9 December 2019: Don’t miss your chance to be among the first in the UAE to own the special edition Galaxy Note 10+ featuring Star Wars-inspired design elements and digital content in advance of the December 19 release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
The device is available for pre-order online at www.samsung.com from December 10 – December 15 or until stocks last; and customers who pre-order it will get a complimentary Samsung Care+ for two ......read more
Dubai; December 08, 2019: The countdown for the festival season is officially on and now is the best time to begin buying gifts for your loved ones. And there's no more important time for us than during the festive season to answer that question 'what's the best gift?'
Surprise your loved ones with the choice of their home appliances from Nikai electronics and this season memorable for them.
Juicer: The next gifting ideas will be the Nikai’s juicer that can produce 1.5 litre of juice at a time. You may already own a juicer but here's why an ......read more
New wireless vibration monitor uses embedded analytics to forecast when, how, and why assets may fail, freeing up resources while enhancing insight into operational performance
07 December 2019– Emerson has introduced the AMS Wireless Vibration Monitor, a low-cost, easy-to-deploy vibration sensor that performs prescriptive analytics on vibration data using native software to automatically identify failure modes and prevent potential problems involving rotating assets. The new compact device makes it economically feasible to fully monitor motors, pumps, fans and other critical plant ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 7 December, 2019: HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces the Nokia 2.3. Delivering a feature-packed camera fuelled by AI, helping you get the best shot, the Nokia 2.3 also features a large 6.2” HD+ screen and two-day battery[i] life for long-lasting and immersive entertainment.
Plus, being Android™ 10 ready, the new Nokia 2.3 will receive guaranteed monthly security updates for three years and OS updates for two years, ensuring this smartphone gets better over time.
Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer, HMD ......read more
• The 5G test reached speeds of up to 1.4 Gbps
• Successful 5G trials help speed up next generation wireless technology development.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 05, 2019: Etisalat Misr managed to test 5G during Cairo ICT 2019, reaching remarkable speeds of 1.4 Gbps. This proof of concept is a step in 5G readiness.
The successful trial represents an important milestone for Etisalat as technology leaders. It also exemplifies Etisalat and Ericsson’s commitment to develop and test new use cases and applications, which can benefit both ......read more
Reduces the presence of allergens and germs without the use of chemicals
Dubai, December 5, 2019 – Steaming your clothes is not only useful in getting wrinkles out, but also in killing odor-causing bacteria and getting rid of household allergens like dust mites. In fact, hot water extraction, more commonly known as steam cleaning, has proven to be the most effective way of removing pollutants and allergens.
Household allergens like dust mites are often embedded in clothes, especially in winter gear like hats, jackets and sweaters. The way laundry is handled in ......read more
The Audio Brand Débuts its New Truly Wireless and Personal Experiences in the Middle East
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5 December 2019 – Skullcandy, the original lifestyle audio brand, relaunches in the Middle East at Sole DXB, the three-day lifestyle festival that will take place between the 5th to the 7th of December in the Dubai Design District (D3). Youth, music lovers and tech savvy individuals can enjoy the freedom of sound by visiting the touch-and-try booth and experiencing the brand’s new Crusher ANC, Indy, Push and Sesh, Skullcandy’s truly wireless ......read more
Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity solutions, today announced the availability of SophosLabs Intelix, a cloud-based threat intelligence and analysis platform that enables developers to build more secure applications. With SophosLabs Intelix, developers can make API calls into the platform for turnkey cyberthreat expertise that assesses the risk of artifacts such as files, URLs and IP addresses. The platform continuously updates and collates petabytes of real-time and historical intelligence, including: telemetry from Sophos’ endpoint, network ......read more
Dubai – December 4, 2019: 1247 Media, a leading media technology solutions provider in the UAE, partnered with du to provide free, unlimited WiFi to users of the taxi fleet of the Road and Transport Authority (RTA) during the 48th UAE National Day. The complimentary service was provided to all UAE residents on December 2 and 3, 2019.
As part of the initiative, 1247 Media installed the WiFi UAE service in 5,000 RTA taxi cars. A total of 10,000 cars of the RTA taxi fleet will have the WiFi system installed very soon. This is part of the WiFi UAE initiative; so ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 4TH December, 2019– Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, today announced it has been named a Leader by Gartner, Inc. in the November 2019 Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure. Nutanix has been recognised in all editions of this Magic Quadrant since Gartner started it.
“We continue to be recognised by Gartner as a Leader in hyperconverged infrastructure again and again, and we believe it is because of our relentless focus on pioneering innovative technology and customer success,” said Dheeraj Pandey, Chairman, Founder and ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 3rd December, 2019 – A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN) outlined its blueprint to enable enterprises and web giants to meet the demands for the security, reliability and agility of applications in a multi-cloud world. With applications increasingly distributed across multiple clouds, and users more mobile, managing and securing applications has become more complex than ever. This disparate infrastructure and the increased threat surface create challenges to digital transformation. A10’s Polynimbus application services blueprint offers a way forward for enterprises and web ......read more
New CEO, CFO, CSO, Heads of Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications Tapped to Lead Company
Dubai, November 28, 2019 — LG Electronics (LG) today announced that Brian Kwon, currently head of LG’s Mobile Communications and Home Entertainment companies, has been named to take the helm as Chief Executive Officer effective December 1. Other changes announced for 2020 include: Park Hyoung-sei as president of the Home Entertainment Company, new Mobile Communications Company president Morris Lee, William Cho in the newly created position of Chief Strategy Officer and Chief ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 28 November 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), is uniting with the National Archive to unveil a treasure trove of rare historic footage and images in time for 48th National Day celebrations. By unlocking and sharing nostalgic memories of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), du and the National Archive are calling on citizens and residents to join in recollecting and sharing their invaluable UAE stories and remembrances as the country celebrates the significant occasion.
The exclusive glimpse into the past aims to unite ......read more
Organizations Need to Adopt Security Strategies that Maximize Integration, Advanced AI, and Actionable Threat Intelligence to Proactively Protect Against Modern Attacks
Dubai, UAE. – November 28, 2019: Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated, and automated cybersecurity solutions, today unveiled predictions from the FortiGuard Labs team about the threat landscape for 2020 and beyond. These predictions reveal methods that Fortinet anticipates cybercriminals will employ in the near future, along with important strategies that will help organizations protect ......read more
• Incredible discounts up to 70 percent on devices, mobile and home entertainment
• Special promotions run on UAE National Day holidays between 29th Nov - 3rd Dec
Abu Dhabi, 27 November 2019: Etisalat today announced its first ‘Green Friday’ in UAE, an annual sale that aims to give all subscribers maximum benefits before the much awaited end of the year holiday season with the best in deals and discounts for its wide range of devices, mobile services and home entertainment.
This limited special promotion will be ......read more
ManageEngine, the IT management division of Zoho Corp., today announced that Forrester Research, a leading global research and advisory firm, has recognized the company as one of the “providers that matter most” in enterprise service management (ESM) and unified endpoint management (UEM). The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Service Management, Q4 2019, cites ease of use as a strength of ServiceDesk Plus. Meanwhile, The Forrester Wave™: Unified Endpoint Management, Q4 2019, states that Desktop Central “excels in traditional and modern device ......read more