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    Middle East launch of CASIO's new range of mercury free ‘High Brightness LampFree Projectors' complement goals of Minamata Convention on Mercury

    No More Mercury! Safe for Children, Safe for Schools Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2018:  CASIO Middle East has announced the launch of its latest line of mercury-free LampFree projectors--combining Laser and LED hybrid light source that lasts up to 20,000 hours while sustaining a high brightness. The announcement was made recently at a special press conference and product demonstration of the new projectors held at CASIO Middle East office in Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai. The launch of the new line of mercury-free LampFree projectors falls in line with CASIO’s continuing commitment and support for the ‘Minamata Convention on Mercury,’ an international treaty designed to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions and releases of mercury and its compounds. During the launch, Koji Naka, Managing more

    Built for the Way We Communicate Today: Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Now Available from du

    The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ fuel new discoveries with Super Slow-mo video, best-in-class low light camera and AR Emoji for a more personalized way to express yourself    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 20 March, 2018 –   du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), welcomes to the UAE the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, the smartphones that reimagine the way people communicate, share and experience the world. Made for an age in which consumers increasingly communicate and express themselves more with images, videos and emojis, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ drive innovation with Samsung’s advanced camera. Redesigned with a new Dual Aperture lens that powers an innovative low light camera, Super Slow-mo video capabilities and personalized AR Emoji, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ ensure users do not more

    FME Extension to launch a full-service Web Development Agency in Dubai

    Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2018:   FME Extensions has earned a reputable name in delivering innovative and effective web designing and development services for more than 10 years now. Being a US-based software firm, it has already served eCommerce development and customization services to clients across the globe. With offices in the US and Pakistan, it is remotely rendering web designing services in Dubai, but it aims to make available its expertise with a full-service agency in Dubai and it neighboring states.   FME Extensions is housed by seasoned professionals who have a knack for coding and programming in various languages, and popular CMS and eCommerce platforms. They have successfully developed projects in Magento, PrestaShop, WooCommerce, WordPress, OpenCart, and Joomla.   The firm carries extensive more

    LG PuriCare Air Purifiers Prioritize Women's Health In A Step Toward A More Progressive World

    LG Electronics is perfectly poised to tackle poor indoor air quality that disproportionately affects women, resulting in multiple health problems Dubai-UAE: 19 March 2018 –   Every day, millions of women are exposed to household pollutants from their gender-entrenched role of being homemakers. Despite some strides in creating a more efficient and balanced work-life environment for women across the world, millions continue to be shackled to their domestic lives.  According to the World Health Organization (WHO), indoor air pollution is the single leading environmental health risk for women in low- and middle-income countries, and a main cause of noncommunicable diseases like strokes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung cancer and heart disease. More than 60 percent of all premature deaths from household more

    Etisalat launches ‘Hello Business Pitch' competition

    Initiative is aligned with UAE’s strategy of bolstering SMB segment  Business devices, Etisalat services and National Bonds in prizes DUBAI 19 March 2018:   Etisalat today announced the launch of ‘Hello Business Pitch’ competition designed to encourage home grown Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) and start-ups as well as to promote the growth and innovation of businesses in the UAE.    Etisalat’s ‘Hello Business Pitch’ provides an opportunity for start-ups to pitch their business ideas in front of an expert panel of judges who will be assessing their business model through the strength of their pitch. This new initiative is in line with Etisalat’s continuous efforts to support SMBs and start-ups in the UAE and position Etisalat as the preferred business more

    Samsung and Disney Create AR Emoji Magic for the Galaxy S9 and S9+

    Beloved Disney characters brought to life on Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+  Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2018:   Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and Disney are bringing beloved Disney characters to life as new AR Emojis for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. Starting today, Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ users will be able to access classic Disney characters – Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse– directly from their phone to create personalized messages. For the first time ever, these Disney characters are coming to life in an augmented reality setting for communications and messaging. Characters from favorite Disney films including The Incredibles, Zootopia, and Frozen will roll out throughout the year. “By extending our characters and stories to new digital platforms, we are creating daily Disney experiences everywhere our more

    Blackberry® Keyone Bronze Edition Available Now in the Middle East

    Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2018:   TCL Communication is proud to announce an all-new BlackBerry KEYone - Bronze Edition - is coming to the Middle East following the global success of BlackBerry KEYone and BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition. This new BlackBerry KEYone variant offers Dual-SIM compatibility in addition to a fresh color variation and is available from today for an SRP of 2199 AED in the UAE and 2I99 SAR in Saudi Arabia.   The product is distributed by Axiom Telecom in the Middle East, and will be available first in Sharaf DG stores, and online at The product will also be available from Etisalat and Du.  This limited-edition model is ideal for corporate users or frequent travelers, as the BlackBerry KEYone Bronze Edition also has 4GB of memory and 64GB of internal storage. Additionally, it more

    Samsung Transforms the Modern Meeting with new Interactive Digital Flip Chart and Launches Samsung Flip in the UAE

    Samsung Flip WM55H enables ideas to be instantaneously shared across devices and allows multiple people to contribute, widen and build on ideas in real-time Dubai, United Arab Emirates – March 18, 2018:   In line with its vision for a “Workplace of the Future”, Samsung Electronics has launched its new interactive digital flip chart, the Samsung Flip WM55H, across the UAE.  First introduced at the company’s First Look event during CES 2018, the innovative flip chart promotes more collaborative digital engagement by alleviating the most prominent challenges businesses face when organizing, facilitating and recapping meetings.  An upgrade on both standard paper flip charts and analog boards, the Samsung Flip display expands opportunities to generate game-changing ideas while maintaining the more

    YouTube launches Middle East and North Africa's first YouTube Space at Dubai Studio City

    Located in Dubai Studio City, the facility is designed to support the growing Arab creator community on the platform. Dubai is the 10th major city in the world to host a YouTube Space after London, Sao Paulo, Tokyo, Mumbai, Paris, Berlin, New York, Los Angeles, and Toronto. Creators with a wide subscription base from all corners of the Middle East will have access to state of the art production equipment at the Space.   Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2018:   YouTube announced on Sunday the opening of the Middle East and North Africa’s first YouTube Space at Dubai Studio City, a facility dedicated to supporting the growing creator community in the Middle East and North Africa region by giving them access to a state of the art production space.    The Space, 10th in the world, is dedicated to more

    Samsung Mother's Day Blurbs 2018

    Dubai, UAE, March 17, 2018:  With Mother’s Day coming up, it’s time to start planning how you’ll show your mother just how important she is to you. With Samsung’s latest lineup of innovative new products, there’s a perfect gift for every mom out there.  Samsung Galaxy S9 Don’t let your mom miss a moment this Mother’s Day with Samsung’s best-yet smartphone camera on the all-new Galaxy S9. Help her capture and create memories she’ll cherish forever, thanks to advanced camera features that shoot professional-grade photos and videos in striking detail and clarity. Built on Samsung’s industry-leading Galaxy Foundation of design innovation and cutting-edge technology, the Galaxy S9 reimagines the way users experience the world and redefines what a smartphone can more

    Yalla Pickup transforms the transportation business in the UAE through its digital platform

    The Yalla Pickup app allows a smartphone -  Android or iOS or web user to transport large-sized valuable goods by booking the nearest truck from the convenience of office or home.   Dubai, March 13, 2018:   Yalla Pickup, the UAE-based mobile application and web-based logistics services company, has launched the next phase of its mobile application, which will be targeted towards commercial requirements. Yalla Pickup has launched this service in partnership with The Box Self Storage Services, a provider of self-storage, mini warehousing and moving services with over 10 years’ experience in the UAE.  Catering to both businesses and individual customers, Yalla Pickup allows a smartphone -  Android or iOS or web user to transport large-sized valuable goods by booking the nearest truck from the more

    Etisalat Digital's M2M Connectivity Solutions Empowers FEWA Smart Metering Project

    Dubai, 13 March 2018:  Etisalat Digital today announced its strategic agreement with Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) to provide them with M2M connectivity solutions to empower their smart metering project that will enable advanced services to all FEWA customers.   Etisalat Digital’s M2M Control Center solution will be used for FEWA Advanced Metering Infrastructure Project backhauling and communication by incorporating M2M connectivity and enabling the M2M portal for 24,000 smart meters. This is the first phase of FEWA’s complete smart metering project. M2M sims will be installed by Etisalat Digital in FEWA’s smart meters to automate data collection and offer improved services to customers. Alberto Araque, Vice President/Internet of Things and Digital Payments, Etisalat Digital more

    Epson announces enhanced new SureColor SC-F2100

    New printer offers faster, higher-quality printing, with lower intervention and the ability to create lettering and designs   Dubai – UAE; 13 March 2018 –   Epson has announced a new direct-to-garment printer, capable of making high-quality full colour prints on a range of items including t-shirts, sweatshirts, polo shirts and tote bags. The SureColor SC-F2100 will replace the existing SC-F2000 model, and offers a host of enhancements and new features including improved speed and reliability, lower targeted TCO and the ability to create your own print designs using Epson’s Garment Creator software.   The SC-F2100 is aimed at small to medium businesses who want to add direct-to-garment printing to their services, such as production t-shirt printers, online t-shirt retailers, high and more

    Built for the Way We Communicate Today: Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Launches in the UAE

    The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ fuel new discoveries with Super Slow-mo video, best-in-class low light camera and AR Emoji for a more personalized way to express yourself    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 08 March, 2018 –   Samsung Gulf Electronics Co. introduced to the UAE the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, the smartphones that reimagine the way people communicate, share and experience the world. The launch event took place yesterday at The Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa. Made for an age in which consumers increasingly communicate and express themselves more with images, videos and emojis, the Galaxy S9 and S9+ drive innovation with Samsung’s advanced camera. Redesigned with a new Dual Aperture lens that powers an innovative low light camera, Super Slow-mo video capabilities and personalized more

    du announces it has joined Amazon Partner Network (APN) as a Consulting Partner at Capacity Middle East 2018

    As an APN Consulting Partner, du will now be able to design, architect, build, migrate, and manage customer workloads and applications on the Amazon Web Services Cloud. Dubai, UAE, March 7, 2018:  du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), announced today at Capacity Middle East conference that it has joined the Amazon Partner Network (APN) as an APN Consulting Partner. As such, du will be able to design, architect, build, migrate, and manage customer workloads and applications on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud enhancing its offerings for customers across the region.  “Becoming an APN Consulting Partner is a major step forward for du as we expand our service offerings and product portfolio in the coming months and years,” said Fahad Al Hassawi, Deputy CEO, Telco Solutions, Emirates more

    du Showcases its Smart ICT Solutions at Gartner Symposium 2018

    du shares insights and innovations in key areas including digital transformation, Blockchain technology, IoT, and the Smart City transformation on day one of the region’s most renowned IT exposition Dubai, UAE, 06 March 2018:  In line with its objective to pioneer the digital transformation in the UAE and across the region, du from Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company (EITC) is participating as Smart ICT Partner at Gartner Symposium 2018, the most influential gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives in the GCC region. Gartner Symposium brings together top executives, analysts, and experts in the IT space to explore new ways to approach critical challenges, make decisions with confidence, and achieve greater impact as a leader in the face of the global digital revolution.  “Gartner Symposium presents more

    Marsh Warns Cyber Storm Looms Over Global Energy Industry

    Business Interruption Cited as Top Cyber Threat in Survey   Dubai, 6 March, 2018 –   According to Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions, energy executives are increasingly concerned about the impact of cyber-attacks on their operations. Over three-quarters (76%) of respondents to a Marsh survey cited business interruption (BI) as the most concerning consequence of a cyber-attack for the energy industry.    Marsh’s report, Could Energy Industry Dynamics Be Creating an Impending Cyber Storm?, is released today at Marsh’s bi-annual Energy Industry Conference in Dubai. The report, which draws on findings from the Marsh-Microsoft Global Cyber Risk Perception Survey, looks at the most concerning cyber loss scenarios for energy executives, the more

    IEC Telecom unveils its latest humanitarian missions' satellite solutions at DIHAD 2018

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5th March 2018 -   IEC Telecom Group and Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) unveiled their latest humanitarian mission’s satellite solution, YahClick Wi-Fi, at this year’s 15th edition of Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference and Exhibition (DIHAD). Developed to meet the requirements of NGO units, YahClick Wi-Fi is a quick deployable Internet broadband solution that operates in remote locations. Powered by YahClick connectivity, BlueTown hardware and a suit of IEC value-added services, YahClick Wi-Fi provides humanitarian teams with a reliable and rapid deployable Wi-Fi solution that keeps them in touch with the rest of the world, regardless of their location. Internet services have the power to transform lives, offering life-enhancing more

    Jewel Corner upgrades its customer experience with solutions from Capillary Technologies

    DUBAI – March 5, 2018:   Jewel Corner, a premium fine jewellery retail brand chain which operates under Soft Touch Jewellers LLC - a part of 7Cs Group of companies, announces the adoption of solutions from Capillary Technologies, Asia’s leading provider of Intelligent Customer Engagement software and services, to offer an enhanced customer experience.  Jewel Corner taps a range of solutions by Capillary Technologies in customer relationship management (CRM), loyalty, and analytics for their retail touch points across the GCC region. The premium fine jewellery retail brand is now planning to leverage the domain expertise of Capillary Technologies in consumer lifecycle management, aimed at creating easy and seamless customer experience with personalization.  Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Rihen more

    du's Revolutionary Smart City Technologies to be Exhibited at the Region's Most Influential IT Exposition

    du is the Smart ICT Partner for Gartner Symposium 2018, a globally renowned gathering of the region’s top IT industry executives, analysts, and experts Dubai, UAE, 04 March 2018:   This year at Gartner Symposium in Dubai, more than 600 attendees including over 200 IT CIOs will come together to explore new ways to approach critical challenges, make decisions with confidence, and achieve greater impact as leaders in the face of the global digital revolution. Alongside the region’s top executives, analysts, and experts in the IT space, the event will showcase many of the breakthrough technologies that are propelling the digital transformation forward, including several of du’s innovative Smart City solutions. As a Smart ICT Partner for Gartner Symposium 2018, du will have a booth at the event dedicated to more

    Improving Customer Trust and Enhancing Core Technologies Key to LG's Mobile Strategy

    Premium Interim Smartphones Such as LG V30S ThinQ to Bolster Product Lineup  Dubai, UAE, March. 04, 2018:   At Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, the new head of LG Electronics’ mobile business, spoke about the importance of meeting consumers’ real needs by improving trust in the LG brand and focusing on core technologies. High-end interim products based on successful premium devices such as V30S ThinQ will play an important role toward that goal, according to LG Mobile Communications Company president Hwang Jeong-hwan.  “The majority smartphone customers today desire a great user experience that thoughtfully reflects how they work and play,” said Mr. Hwang. “LG customers expect our phones to excel in four core technologies which we call the ‘ABCD’ of killer more

    ITC & SOFRECOM Signs a Partnership Agreement

    Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018:  Integrated Telecom Company (ITC), the leading Information and Communications Technology Company in Saudi Arabia and Sofrecom, an Orange Group subsidiary, signed an agreement to lead the Outside Plant (OSP) implementation and management in all regions of Saudi Arabia for the next 3.5 years and to provide planning, design and supervision expertise and knowledge transfer to ITC employees. Signing this agreement comes as a step toward ITC’s commitment to the agreed plan with Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) for rolling-out high-speed fiber optic broadband internet in Saudi Arabia.  ITC is initiating site supervision for the development of the OSP infrastructure project that is in-line with the Saudi Vision 2030. Indeed, the National Transformation Plan 2020 more

    Sophos Delivers New Unified Endpoint Management Solution Fully Integrated with Next-Gen Endpoint Security

      Sophos (LSE:SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced Sophos Mobile 8, the latest version of its Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) and mobile security solution. This new version lets system administrators manage and secure corporate-owned and personal Mac, Windows, and mobile endpoints in the cloud-based Sophos Central management platform to deliver a simpler management strategy for businesses of any size. This unified approach to endpoint management ensures consistent security policies and secure access to resources regardless of an employee’s choice of device. Sophos Mobile 8 adds a range of management features like MacOS management and configuration, Windows 10 application management, and extended Android and iOS management functionality. "Mobile devices continue to be the more

    Samsung Showcases a Riveting Display at Dubai's Burj Khalifa for Galaxy S9 and S9+'s Debut

    UAE, Dubai, 3 March 2018 :  Start spreading the news: The Galaxy S9 and S9+ have finally arrived. To celebrate its latest flagship’s big debut, on March 2nd, Samsung organized an interactive Experience Zone designed for attendees to get hands-on with all that the Galaxy S9 and S9+ have to offer. The event culminated with an immersive display at Burj Khalifa activated by Ms, Heesun Kim, Vice President Marketing Optimization Group, Samsung Electronics, Mr. Sungwan Myung, President of Samsung Middle East and North Africa Mr. Chung Lyong Lee, President at Samsung Gulf Electronics. The projection reflected the smartphones’ cutting-edge technology, with advanced camera and design features that help users create and savor every moment and experience.   “The Burj Khalifa is a stunning work of modern art and more

    EITC Outlines The Technology-Driven Jobs of the Future as Part of Innovation Month 2018

    EITC’s Deputy CEO prepares the next generation of jobseekers at UAE Ministry of Finance exhibition Dubai, UAE, 28 February 2018:   EITC joined the UAE’s largest employers at the Fair for Future Jobs 2018 on February 27th, hosted by the Ministry of Finance as part of Innovation Month 2018. Under the umbrella of #ShapeYourFuture the event’s goal is to elaborate on emerging trends transforming and redefining the job market, equipping the future workforce with relevant insights to succeed. During the session, Farid Faraidooni, the Deputy CEO of ICT, EITC, illustrated how a progressive ICT solutions provider such as EITC is best placed to harness the digital tsunami sweeping across all aspects of society.  Positioned as a technological futurist, Mr Faraidooni introduced EITC as a major player in societal more

    Other Top Stories from Technology
    Digital Shadows Strengthens Management Team as Business Continues to Expand

    Dubai, UAE, December 14, 2017 – Digital Shadows, the leader in digital risk management and threat intelligence, today announced several key appointments to its management team designed to scale the business in support of company growth following Series C funding earlier in the year. Digital Shadows has appointed Samantha Murphy to the new post of Vice President Customer Success, tasked in leading the customer satisfaction team that ensures clients across the globe gain the full value and benefits of the company’s SearchLight service. Sam has 20 years of experience building more

    du Opens New Business Centre Facility at Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza)

    Businesses at Jafza and employees will be able to enjoy the convenience and choice at the du facility DUBAI, UAE, 13 December 2017:  UAE-based telecommunications service provider, du, recently signed a strategic agreement with Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), a DP World Company. In line with this agreement, du will expand its Business Centre facilities to all Jafza employees and businesses from one easy-to-reach location. The new Business Centre is open now at Jafza Building 14, and will enable du to build stronger bonds with all Jafza customers by providing them with services and more

    LG bets high on Premium TV Market with industry leading OLED Technology

    Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017:   LG has paved the way for a plethora of electronics and home appliances, however its commitment to the development of televisions and in particular OLED technology has set a new standard of excellence by which televisions today and in the near future, will be measured. LG has succeeded in increasing its share of the premium TV market via its OLED TVs, which the company first began manufacturing in 2013. With OLED making huge strides, LG has successfully established firm grounds within the OLED industry with LG’s technological expertise within more

    Etisalat Digital, SonicWall to Deliver Advanced Digital Security Solutions to SMBs in the United Arab Emirates

    SonicWall, the trusted security partner protecting more than 1 million networks worldwide, announced today a strategic partnership with Etisalat Digital, the business unit of Etisalat Group driving digital transformation in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and regions where Etisalat Group operates. The collaboration is primarily focused on delivering end-to-end digital security solutions to small- and medium-sized businesses (SMB) throughout the UAE. “Our mission is to help protect organizations of all sizes from today’s onslaught of relentless cyber attacks,” said more

    Fortinet Protects Operational Technology Deployed in the Harshest Environments

    Broad Security Fabric Architecture Provides Integrated Security Across Environmentally Controlled and Non-Environmentally Controlled Enterprise Facilities     Duabi UAE., December 13, 2017: Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced the availability of its Operational Technology (OT) Security solution for critical infrastructure and industrial organizations. The new solution integrates ruggedized firewall, switching, and wireless access point appliances with FortiGuard industrial threat more

    PayPal launches Seller Protection Programme in the UAE to support e-commerce in the region

    PayPal extends its Seller Protection service to the United Arab Emirates to provide fraud protection for local merchants PayPal’s Seller Protection Programme will protect merchants in the UAE from fraudulent transactions, providing greater confidence in eCommerce transactions PayPal Seller Protection will apply to tangible goods as well as intangible goods such as services, tickets and travel Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017:  PayPal has announced the launch of the PayPal Seller Protection Program in the United Arab Emirates, in an effort to empower local businesses to more

    Panda Makes Global Debut at SOLE DXB

    Panda, a bespoke Japanese card game exclusively launches at SOLE DXB, set to wow the world, starting with the region. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13th December 2017:  Panda, an iconic card game, has officially launched in the region, marking its exclusive debut at this year’s SOLE DXB event. Re-created by visionaries; Hisham Lahouasnia, Scott Leder and Rajat Malhotra, Panda has rejuvenated a historical card game from Japan, an original altitude for brain power; with an ongoing aim to bring back the human interaction away from digital distractions whilst enjoying a more

    ManageEngine Positioned in Gartner 2017 Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management

      ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced that it has been recognized for the second year in a row as a Niche Player in Gartner’s 2017 “Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management[i]” research report for Log360. Log360 is a comprehensive SIEM solution that integrates two ManageEngine products — ADAudit Plus and EventLog Analyzer — into a single console. Log360 comes with many prepackaged, ready-to-use components to meet enterprise security requirements. “Security operations centers (SOCs) are not more

    Anyware Video at CABSAT 2018 showcasing its flagship IP & 4K product line

    United Arab Emirates: December,13 2017:  The French company is proud to share its latest success and technological advancements at CABSAT. Thanks to its state-of-the-art R&D, its flagship product line supports all the newest broadcast standards, for the deployment of 4K/full-IP/Ultra-HD channels. It offers broadcasters the capability to harness the full power of IP based workflows while working with top of the line UHD media and codecs. Anyware Video will demonstrate its products at Cabsat, Booth ZB6-D50 on the Creative France Pavilion. Empower your playout with more

    du Announces Details with Regards to Application of VAT on its Products and Services

    VAT, which comes into effect in January 2018, will be added at 5% across applicable telecommunications products and services Dubai, UAE, 12 December 2017:  In compliance with the Federal Decree-Law No 8 of 2017 issued by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on the introduction of Value Added Tax (VAT) in the UAE, du announced that it will collect tax on behalf of the government, with a standard VAT rate of 5%, which will be added on applicable products and usage of its services starting from January 1.  du is working to ensure its readiness and compliance more

    Investment into future technology: GROHE starts operations at new zinc manufacturing facility in Klaeng - Rayong, Thailand

    As part of the international growth strategy, GROHE invests in new zinc manufacturing, doubling the capacity  More than 30 million USD invested and 800 new jobs to be created within five years The most sustainable plant in Southeast Asia Complementing recent investments in all three German factories  Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2017:  GROHE, the world’s leading provider of sanitary fittings and part of LIXIL Corporation, remains on a course of international growth and has successfully invested in its plant in Klaeng in Rayong, Thailand. As GROHE invests in new more

    2018 Hot Consumer Trends: Technology Turns Human

    Consumers expect technology interactions to be controlled by intonation, facial expression and body language  Earphones will become a 24/7 accessory, even when sleeping 51 percent of Augmented Reality/Virtual Reailty users believe artificial intelligence (AI) will render ads indistinguishable from the actual products Dubai, UAE, December 11, 2017:  Exploring the future from an early adopter user perspective, Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) ConsumerLab presents the seventh edition of its annual trend report The 10 Hot Consumer Trends for 2018 and beyond. The report points to a more

    Etisalat Brings the New MotoZ2 and Moto Mods Exclusively to UAE Subscribers

    Abu Dhabi, UAE – Dec 11, 2017:  Etisalat subscribers in UAE now have an exclusive opportunity to own the new MotoZ2 and Z2 Play smartphone in addition to a selection of various Moto Mod accessories offered on affordable monthly instalments.  The smart Moto Mods instantly transforms the MotoZ2 smartphone into an entirely new device, 360 degree camera, battery powerhouse, high quality audio output in a snap. As soon as the user snaps on a Moto Mod, the smartphone recognises it and adjusts automatically. This one-time setup is easy as a couple of quick taps on the phone more

    H.E. Sheikh Khalid Bin Abdullah Bin Sultan Al Qassimi inaugurates 3 specialized exhibitions at Expo Centre Sharjah

    The latest developments in the manufacturing of molds, plastics, printing and packaging "Plastivision Arabia," "Arabiamold" and "Print Pack Arabia" are witnessing a participation of 120 exhibitors from 11 Countries Al Qassimi: The volume of participation reflects the growing importance of Sharjah for international brands and companies that seek to grow their businesses and enhance their presence in the region. Al Owais: The three exhibitions have received increasing interest from international companies and have become a platform for business people in more

    SOUQ launches “Amazon Global Store” bringing over a million global products to the UAE

    Customers in the UAE can now purchase more than one million products from in the US directly on in Arabic or English, pay in AED, and select several payment methods including cash on delivery.  Selection includes categories such as apparel, handbags, shoes, watches, kitchen, home goods and many more from popular and loved brands.  December 11, 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:   SOUQ, a leading online retail and marketplace website in the Arab region today announced the launch of ‘Amazon Global Store’, which offers customers in more

    Etisalat Digital and SUSE Sign Cloud Service Provider Partnership for UAE

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – December 11, 2017 – Etisalat Digital, a business unit of Etisalat, and enterprise open source infrastructure solution provider, SUSE, have announced a new strategic Cloud Service Provider partnership for UAE. The partnership will enable Etisalat Digital to expand their cloud and data center product and solution offering across a range of platforms including VMware Cloud, Microsoft Azure and SAP solutions certified platforms.  As part of the partnership, Etisalat Digital will provide managed services for Linux and open source customers and will more

    Jabra Gift Guide 2017

    Dubai, UAE, December 10, 2017:  Jabra Elite Sport – The most technically advanced true wireless sports earbuds with superior sound for music and calls with up to 13.5 hours of charge. Jabra Elite Sport proves to be the most technically advanced, true wireless sports earbuds available. They are a true training aid which are waterproof (IP67 rating) and delivers freedom of movement, ground-breaking in-ear fitness analysis, strong battery life and great music for anyone who wants to work out. AED 999 Jabra Eclipse Bluetooth Headset – Experience real sound by more

    LogRhythm Named a Leader in 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management

    LogRhythm once again recognized for completeness of vision and ability to execute LogRhythm, The Security Intelligence Company, today announced that it has, once again, been positioned as a Leader by Gartner, Inc. in the 2017 “Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management”* research report, for its Threat Lifecycle Management Platform. “We feel it’s an honor to be consistently recognized as a Leader in this Gartner Magic Quadrant,” said LogRhythm CTO and Senior Vice President of Research & Development, Chris Petersen. “As data more

    Syfy and Osn Bring the Sci-fi Universe to Dubai With Augmented Reality (Ar) Street Art From “gif-iti” Artist Insa

    Insa’s Street Art to Come Alive at City Walk on Friday 15th & Saturday 16th December Dubai, UAE – 10th December, 2017 –  NBCUniversal International Networks and OSN, the region’s leading entertainment network, today announced an exclusive collaboration, partnering SYFY – the destination brand for fans of science fiction and fantasy genres – with INSA, the globally celebrated graffiti artist who created the world’s largest GIF visible from space – to commission a unique piece of street art that comes alive with augmented reality more

    Lenovo DCG Appoints Ingram Micro as Value-Added Distributor in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

    Global tech company sets aggressive growth strategy for the KSA market Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 10 December 2017 –   Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG), a global leader in the provision of optimum end-to-end data solutions and services, today announced the appointment of Ingram Micro, as its value-added distributor (VAD) in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).  As a part of this agreement, Ingram Micro, a leading technology distributor in the region, will be responsible for providing specialization, coverage and operational management of Lenovo DCG’s portfolio more

    Xiaomi opens second Authorized Mi Store in the UAE

    Newly inaugurated store in Deira City Centre is the largest of its kind in the region Xiaomi’s flagship Mi MIX 2 launched at the opening ceremony United Arab Emirates, 9 December, 2017 -  Global technology leader Xiaomi has opened its second Authorized Mi Store in Dubai. In partnership with its local distributor TASK FZCO, Xiaomi launched the second Authorized Mi store in the UAE, less than four months after the first store. This highlights Xiaomi’s unwavering efforts to bring more innovative products at accessible prices to Mi Fans in the Middle East and North more

    Huawei's ultimate gift guide for the 2017 Holiday Season

    Dubai, UAE, December 9, 2017:  Coming up with great gift ideas for your favorite people can be tough, and it’s especially daunting when it comes to gifting your loved ones with their most important gadgets. Luckily, Huawei’s got you covered with its latest lineup of devices this holiday season. Huawei devices make thoughtful presents because in addition to being feature rich, they are also aesthetically pleasing with fine craftsmanship and stunning designs. So get festive and go ahead and make someone feel special with a gift they can cherish and use everyday.  For more

    Silver Peak Surpasses 600 SD-WAN Customer Deployments Worldwide

    Unity EdgeConnect customer deployments more than double on an annualized basis; Enterprises embrace the industry’s only complete application-driven SD-WAN solution December 7, 2017– Silver Peak, the global leader in broadband and hybrid WAN solutions, announced today that it has surpassed 600 production customer deployments of its industry-leading Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution. EdgeConnect customer deployments span all segments of the market from small-to-midsized businesses to geographically distributed global enterprises and cloud service providers. An more

    Lg V30+ Launches in the Uae and Makes Its Way Into Customers' Pockets and Lives

    Latest Flagship Earns Praise for Plethora of Useful Features Enhancing the Visual and Aural Experience   DUBAI, December 07, 2017 —   LG Electronics (LG) recently launched its globally renowned LG V30+ smartphone to customers in its home country of South Korea earlier this year and now, the anxiously awaited smartphone will finally be available to eager customers in the UAE and Gulf region this coming weekend.    The LG V30+ created strong interest at this year’s IFA 2017 in Berlin, winning 26 awards, the most for LG at the annual trade show. Audiences more

    Ericsson named best cloud provider

    Dubai, UAE, December 7, 2017:  Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) Middle East and Africa was recognized as the Best Cloud Provider during the prestigious Telecom Review Excellence Awards. The award was received by Ericsson during the awards ceremony, which was held on December 6th in Dubai.  Ericsson powers digital industrialization through a unique combination of advanced technology, global scale and a proven ability to drive transformation.The Ericsson Cloud harnesses software-defined infrastructure, transformation services, platforms and applications that bridge both public and private more

    Red Hat Releases Red Hat OpenShift Application Runtimes to Empower Simple, Flexible Cloud-Native Development

    DUBAI, UAE, 7th December, 2017 – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the general availability of Red Hat OpenShift Application Runtimes, enabling organizations to accelerate cloud-native app development with a curated set of frameworks and runtimes for prescriptively building and running microservices-based applications. At the heart of digital transformation is the opportunity for organizations to reinvent themselves to better compete in a market marked by new competitors, communities, technologies and business more

    Sophos 2017 Malware trends and predictions

    1.Ransomware is on every platform – don’t assume your mobile and tablets are safe This year, WannaCry shook the world as the cyber hi-jack accounted for more than 45% of all ransomware tracked, closely followed by Cerber at 44.2%, according to Sophos’ most recent Malware Report. In September alone, 30.4 percent of malicious Android malware processed by SophosLabs was ransomware. Sophos expects this to jump to approximately 45 percent in October. The majority of these attacks have targeted Windows users, but the number of attacks on other platforms is increasing, more

    Fortinet Extends Cloud Security Applications Portfolio to Amazon Web Services Customers

    Comprehensive cloud security offerings enable centralized management of security operations and automation of Amazon Web Services workloads  Dubai UAE – December 6, 2017 - Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, today announced that it has extended its virtualized Security Fabric applications to Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers with a broad set of solutions that can be managed through a centralized console.   Fortinet achieves AWS Security Competency status, which highlights AWS Partner Network (APN) partners who more

    Cybercriminals Switching to Impersonation Attacks to Bypass Email Security Systems

    Mimecast ESRA Report Shows Sharp Rise in Impersonation Attacks  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 6, 2017 –  Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced the availability of its most recent Email Security Risk Assessment (ESRA) test results. The ESRA testing program measures the effectiveness of existing email security systems in regular use by tens-of-thousands of organizations globally. The latest results highlight the continued challenge of securing organizations from malicious attachments and spam – but most more

    Epson to showcases the future of large laser display technology at InfoComm MEA 2017

    Epson’s first Pro-AV Academy in the region will be launched at the show Dubai; UAE, 05 December 2017: Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, will introduce several new display solutions for the rental and staging, corporate, and installation market in the Middle East, at the region’s foremost Professional Audio-Visual ICT show- InfoComm MEA 2017, taking place from Dec 5-7 at Dubai World Trade Centre. Epson’s laser projectors enable creative professionals to present extraordinary content for the world to see. Three new models are being introduced at more

    du is Leading the Way on How Corporate Enterprises can Support SMEs and Startups at this Year's Entrepreneur Enterprise Agility Forum

    The Enterprise Agility Forum 2017 presented by du tackles how corporates can better support the MENA startup ecosystem Dubai, UAE, 5 December 2017: du is continuing the conversation around how corporate entities in the Middle East and North Africa can encourage a more supportive ecosystem for SMEs and startups, via its participation and support, at the annual Entrepreneur Enterprise Agility Forum – presented by du – which is being held at the St. Regis in Dubai. Hany Aly, du’s Executive Vice President of Enterprise Business, delivered a key note presentation titled more

    Etisalat Launches Secure Cloud Wifi powered by Cisco Meraki Network Management Solution for UAE Businesses

    Etisalat’s new Secure Cloud Wifi powered by Cisco Meraki delivers the power of visibility and automation, significantly reducing the burden of network management Feature-rich, easy-to-use cloud managed IT solution that offers competitive advantages to UAE businesses, enabling them to seize new opportunities while reducing costs Dubai, UAE – 4  December 2017:  Etisalat and Cisco today announced that they have teamed up to provide UAE businesses a new wireless cloud-based managed network solution that meets the growing business needs.   The new more

    Hottest Smartphone ever! Go get a true luxury phone from HUAWEI

    Dubai, UAE, December 4, 2017:  Last month, Huawei launched its HUAWEI Mate 10 series, which includes HUAWEI Mate 10, HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro and Porsche Design HUAWEI Mate 10. Pricing from 2299 AED and 2,999AED, HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro are popular in UAE that more than 1000 pre-ordered phone sold out within the first week. It is very exciting that the breathtaking luxury Porsche Design HUAWEI Mate 10 is finally joining the family in this month!  Interestingly, if we move our eyes to China, HUAWEI Mate 10 series have already become a sensation among consumers. For HUAWEI more

    Huawei Joins 5G-MoNArch Consortium to Lead Design of Architecture based on Network Slicing

    Dubai, UAE, December 4, 2017:  Huawei has joined forces with leading academic and industry partners to develop solutions for the next key phase of 5G mobile and wireless communications architecture. Within the 5G-MoNArch (5G Mobile Network Architecture) consortium, Huawei is leading the design of the envisioned flexible and adaptive architecture. The defining characteristics of 5G are based on support for a diverse set of use cases, services and applications coupled with a wide range of requirements.  5G should not only advance the mobile broadband, but also enable new businesses more

    Fortinet Threat Landscape Report Reveals Cybercriminals Successfully Using Common Exploits and “Swarm” Technology to Attack at Speed and Scale

    High Rates of Botnet Reoccurrence and Automated Malware Demonstrate Importance of Intelligent and Automated Security Controls Combined with Incident-response Strategies Dubai, UAE.– December 4, 2017; Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, today announced the findings of its latest Global Threat Landscape Report. The research reveals that high botnet reoccurrence rates and an increase of automated malware demonstrate that cybercriminals are leveraging common exploits combined with automated attack methods at unprecedented speed and more

    RIPE NCC Joins Arab Internet & Telecom Union as Observing Member

    UAE, December 3, 2017– The Réseaux IP Européens Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC) recently accepted an invitation to join the Arab Internet & Telecom Union as an observing member, which will help the organisation to engage with the major players involved in developing the Internet sector in the Arab region. The invitation was extended by the Arab Regional ISPs and DSPs Association (ARISPA), which signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the RIPE NCC back in January 2017 that was focused on training and capacity building efforts to support the development of the Arab more

    Energy Efficient Technology by LG Ushers in Conservation Benefits Aligning With Region's Sustainability Goals

    Environmentally-Conscious, User-Friendly and Futuristic Home Appliances are Uniquely Designed to Offer Superior Quality, Timeless Design and Better Technological Access   DUBAI, 03 Dec. 2017 -  Spotlighting the commitment to environmental sustainability and energy-efficient green building technologies, LG Electronics’ latest industry-leading innovations have focused on creating sustainable commercial and residential buildings. The success of LG’s air conditioners has allowed the company to become one of the major players in the highly competitive HVAC more

    Dubai Land Department Launches its Smart Archiving System

    Dubai Land Department closes its Records Department and makes the transition to smart archiving  Converting five million files and 470,000 real estate ownership contracts into smart files  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 03 December 2017:  Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that in line with a regulatory decision issued by His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, it has closed its Records Department to make the transition to a fully smart archiving system. To achieve the transformation, DLD has collaborated with a company more

    Technology Industry Leaders Join Forces to Increase Predictability in Open Source Licensing

    DUBAI, UAE, 3rd December, 2017 – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB), Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced efforts to promote additional predictability in open source licensing, by committing to extend additional rights to cure open source license compliance errors and mistakes. The GNU General Public License (GPL) and GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) are among the most widely-used open source software licenses, covering, among other software, critical parts of the Linux ecosystem. When GPL version 3 (GPLv3) was released, it introduced more

    Zoho launches the region's most comprehensive VAT-ready Financial Suite

    Designed for businesses in the UAE to automate accounting, invoicing, and other financial operations and be compliant  Dubai, November 29, 2017:  Zoho, the leading information technology and business management software conglomerate has launched Zoho Finance Plus, UAE’s first finance application compliant with the impending VAT roll out. Zoho Finance Plus is the UAE's first VAT-ready unified accounting and back office suite.  As business in the UAE prepare for the Value Added Tax (VAT) regime, Zoho’s financial suite will help them with it’s more

    du Launches a Creative Production Entitled "UpForIt" to Honour Community Groups who Contribute Daily to the Creation of Miracles in the UAE

    On the occasion of the 46th National Day Celebration Dubai, UAE, 28  November 2017:  On the occasion of the 46th National Day, du is proud to launch a creative production entitled “UpForIt” as a tribute to all community segments who contribute to achieving and making the impossible possible in the UAE. The citizens and residents of the UAE turn challenges into opportunities on a daily basis to endorse the efforts of the UAE, to achieve glory in numerous international forums, and to raise the country’s name to become one of the top globally developed countries. more

    WiFi UAE bringing happiness to all this National Day long weekend with free higher-speed WiFi

    Share your National Day weekend celebrations with those closest to you, through complimentary higher-speed WiFi for five days Dubai, UAE, 28 December 2017:  This National Day weekend, WiFi UAE is offering its hotspot users complimentary higher-speed WiFi for five days across the UAE at over 400 locations. To celebrate the 46th UAE National Day on December 2, WiFi UAE will be increasing the speed by up to 10 times, from November 29 through to December 3.  Speaking of the latest initiative from WiFi UAE, Jihad Tayara, Vice President Business Development and Partnerships, du more

    The rise of seamless streaming on smart and intuitive televisions with LG

    Dubai-UAE: 28 November 2017:  With the recent rise in streaming services and the eruption of available content, it is no surprise that smart platforms are becoming a staple across the global TV market. In fact, a recent study by GFK reported that more than half the televisions sold in 2017 across the world were smart TVs. The percentage of televisions with smart TVs with smart functionality also rises the more high-end the TVs become and LG is a forerunner especially in developing diverse products in the television category offering the most immersive viewing experience. LG’s more

    Tecon launches new platform of Specialized Engineering Solutions

    November 28, 2017: Tecon, part of Albatha Holding - one of the UAE’s largest conglomerates with over 25 companies and 7,000 employees spread across seven industries, recently announced a major strategic rebranding exercise during the seminars held in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The sessions were organized to discuss the internal reforms that will provide customers a full spectrum of specialized engineering solutions.   Over 1000 customers, contractors, consultants and suppliers attended the seminars to take part in the discussions led by Naveed Ansari, CEO of Tecon, Adnan Bashir - more

    Fortinet Expands Fabric-Ready Program with Amazon Web Services

    Fortinet and Amazon Web Services Extend Collaboration to Deliver Advanced Application Security to Joint Customers Dubai, UAE.– November 28, 2017: Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, today announced that Amazon Web Services (AWS) has joined the Fortinet Fabric-Ready Partner Program, and the companies are expanding their collaboration to deliver new cybersecurity solutions on AWS. This marks an extension of the existing relationship between Fortinet and AWS and further demonstrates an aligned commitment to application more

    Crescent Enterprises Venture Capital Enters MedTech Sector, Leads Series A Funding in Revolutionary Medical Device Companies

    Funds two next-generation robotic technology companies developed at the University of Texas Medical School and incorporated in the US Sharjah-UAE: 28 November, 2017 -   UAE-based multinational company, Crescent Enterprises, has announced the successful closing of its investment in ColubrisMX and XCath, two next-generation micro-robotic medical device companies through its newly launched corporate venture arm, Crescent Enterprises Venture Capital (CE-VC).  Developed at the University of Texas Medical School’s Microsurgical Robotics Laboratory and incorporated in more

    du Puts Competition Winner on the Track with an Incredible Formula 1 Family Trip

    Home customer draw winner enjoyed a fantastic three-day trip to Abu Dhabi’s best tourist attractions this November Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 26 November 2017:  Today, du announced the winner of its exciting Disney•Pixar Cars 3 movie draw. du gifted Samar Al Mashta and her 9-year-old son Ali, who rented the movie from the du Movie Store and were then automatically entered in the draw of an incredible full Formula 1 package for four. Samar and Ali, along with two of their family members, enjoyed a three-day Formula 1 General Admission pass, a three-night stay in the more

    KDK Showcases Indoor Air Quality Products for a Healthy Life at Big 5 2017

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates: KDK Company a pioneer in fan technology from Japan, is known for its high-performance products, is showcasing some of the best Indoor Air Quality products in collaboration with Electra, an Abu Dhabi based company, in Big 5 this year. KDK is present at Stand #: Z5 A61 in Zabeel Hall 5 at Dubai World Trade Centre during the show which is taking place from November 26th-29th 2017. According to industry reports, the global market for industrial and commercial fans and blowers is forecast to reach US$8.9 billion by 2022. The factors contributing to this growth is rapid more

    Etisalat exclusively launches Huawei's first AI smart phone Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro

    Abu Dhabi, 27 November 2017:  Etisalat today announced the exclusive launch of the new Huawei smartphone Mate 10 across key Etisalat business centres and retail outlets across the UAE for as low as AED 100 per month and a standalone price of AED 2299. Etisalat will also make available the Huawei Mate 10 Pro for all android fans in the country at AED 2999.  The Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 pro are the first devices powered by the new Kirin 970 processor and deliver Artificial Intelligence (AI) enhancements for a faster, more customized mobile experience. The Kirin 970 delivers more

    Latest Version of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform Joins Infrastructure and Services across Hybrid Cloud Environments

    DUBAI, UAE, 27th NOVEMBER, 2017 – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today launched Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.7, the latest version of Red Hat’s enterprise-grade Kubernetes container application platform. As application complexity and cloud incompatibility loom, Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.7 helps IT organizations to build and manage applications that use services from the datacenter to the public cloud. The newest iteration of the industry’s most comprehensive enterprise Kubernetes platform includes more

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