By using the Tata Communications’ cloud hosting platform, Focus Softnet has achieved an agile, flexible, scalable, and cost-effective delivery model for global customers.
Focus Softnet has been able to sign on 40+ new customers - 30+ on a shared platform arrangement and 10+ on dedicated virtual servers
Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2019: Focus Softnet, the leading software development and enterprise applications provider, today announced that it is partnering with Tata Communications, the leading global digital infrastructure provider to host its cloud-based ERP solutions on the IZO™ Private Cloud platform. Tata Communications' IZO™ Private Cloud platform is enabling Focus Softnet to offer its cloud-based ERP solutions either as a public cloud SaaS solution or as a private cloud option.
"We are proud ......read more
Leveraging 5G to drive sustainability and enable innovation in the energy sector
Abu Dhabi 14 September 2019: 5G and digital transformation in the energy sector will bring plenty of opportunities for value creation and innovation. Collaboration and open innovation among telecom operators, industries and governments will bring joint 5G success, creating new eco-systems and business models, said Khalifa Al Shamsi, Chief Strategy and Governance Officer, Etisalat Group.
Al Shamsi explained the advantages of 5G technology compared to previous wireless generations and shared the various features it brings to industries during his keynote titled ‘Leveraging 5G to Drive Sustainability & Enable innovation in the Energy Sector’ during the 24th World Energy Congress (WEC) held from 9–12 September 2019 at the Abu ......read more
GITEX Technology Week & GITEX Future Stars 2019 will feature the region’s largest 5G tech applications, new Lifestyle Tech and Future Mobility developments, as well as offering a glimpse into the ways that Artificial Intelligence and Gen Z will shape the future
Dubai, UAE – 14th September 2019: Globally renowned technology events GITEX Technology Week and GITEX Future Stars are set to wow over 100,000 tech enthusiasts and business leaders with the ways its global participants from 140 countries are harnessing and synergising the mind and technology economy.
GITEX will define the innovative ways that advanced transportation systems, cutting-edge devices and a new generation obsessed with technology will reshape the world.
With Middle East and North Africa IT spending expected to reach ......read more
Enjoy flexibility and premium styling with Epson’s portable laser projector
Dubai, UAE; 12 September 2019: Epson’s first portable laser projector has been designed to be as flexible as possible for home users, in both usability and design. The EF-100W/B is Epson’s smallest laser projector , measuring just 23cm along its longest edge.
The EF-100W/B makes Epson’s bright, vivid and long-lasting laser technology available in a compact and lightweight chassis, in either a black or white casing. By using a laser light source and locating the vents and power inlet on the side, the engineers at Epson have developed a projector that is compact and can be placed and project in any direction. This gives users more flexibility as to where they can project onto such as a wall, ceiling or floor. It also has the capability ......read more
World’s first 61.0 MP Back-illuminated Full-frame Image Sensor Sony A7RIV combines highest resolution with high-speed performance, in a lightweight compact body
• World’s first 35mm full-frame 61.0 MP back-illuminated Exmor R™ CMOS image sensor with latest-generation BIONZ X™ image processor
• 15-stop dynamic range at low sensitivities, resulting in smooth natural gradations ranging from deep shadows to highlights
Dubai, UAE; 11th September – Sony Middle East and Africa unveiled the latest addition to its acclaimed Alpha™ 7R series full-frame mirrorless camera line-up; the extremely versatile, powerful Alpha 7R IV (model ILCE-7RM4) at an event in Garage Studio, Al Quoz, Dubai.
Sony’s highest resolution ......read more
Expand photographic possibilities and capture every moment
11 September 2019 - Dubai UAE- Nikon Middle East FZE is pleased to announce that it is developing the Nikon D6 professional digital SLR camera and the AF-S NIKKOR 120-300mm f/2.8E FL ED SR VR telephoto zoom lens compatible with the Nikon FX-format.
Nikon released the D1 digital SLR camera in 1999, making 2019 the 20th anniversary of the single-digit D series. Nikon's flagship single-digit D-series cameras have continued to evolve with some of the industry's most advanced technologies and imaging know-how cultivated over Nikon's long history in camera development, and responded to the strict demands of professional photographers with the ultimate in performance, even in the most severe conditions. With the D6, Nikon is currently developing its most advanced ......read more
Dubai, UAE - September 10, 2019: Continuing to reinvent smart printing, HP Inc. today launched the world’s first cartridge-free printer – the HP Neverstop Laser, in the UAE.
Designed specifically for small and medium business (SMB) owners, the launch of the revolutionary printer saw close to 200 entrepreneurs and business owners gather at The Atlantis to discuss market opportunities, challenges on starting up and insights on their success. The event included attendance from Peter Oganesean, Managing Director of HP Inc. UAE and East Africa, Tony Bssat, Category Head of Printing Business Unit of HP Inc. Middle East, KSA and East Africa and other executives from the HP leadership team. Notable entrepreneur and business owner Ronaldo Mouchawar, Vice President, Amazon MENA, and co-founder, Souq.com, also ......read more
Upgrade your old smartphone to the new Galaxy Note10 with Samsung’s Trade Up Deals
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 9 September 2019: Samsung Gulf Electronics is giving the chance to its customers in the UAE to get their hands on the next level power Galaxy Note10 by trading up their old device. For a limited time in 2019, until December 31–customers can trade-up select models with selected Samsung’s partners, as well as online through www.samsung.com and receive the best price based on the condition of their current phone.
“Samsung is delighted to give valued customers in the UAE a chance to upgrade their old device to the Galaxy Note10 and experience elegant design with powerful performance and productivity tools which will help them make the most of every moment,” said Tarek Sabbagh, Head of IT and ......read more
The company introduces wide range of intelligent and connected products designed to meet our evolving lifestyle
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 07, 2019: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., today marked its imminent 50th anniversary at IFA 2019 and held a press conference laying out the company’s vision focused on innovation, connectivity and the future.
The company declared to: democratise QLED 8K technology with the introduction of a full line up of QLED 8K TVs; innovate in the home appliances market with its BESPOKE line-up of customisable refrigerators; and further expand Samsung’s 5G device footprint with the launch of the new Galaxy A90 5G and Galaxy Fold 5G. These new offerings, plus many others, illustrate Samsung’s continued ambition to enhance its portfolio with bold and disruptive ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 07, 2019: At the company’s annual Tech Life event, Lenovo unveiled an array of new smarter home, laptop, AR and mobile devices, designed to provide ‘Smarter Technology for All’. Smart is used to signify innovation, breaking the rules and pushing boundaries but instead has become a byword for connectivity.
As a result, Lenovo is focused on an ongoing vision and commitment to develop technologies that are not only smarter, but are available, accessible and benefit everyone. As a global technology leader Lenovo believes its duty is to develop world-changing technologies that can create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society – for everyone, everywhere.
Lenovo Goes All in on AI with Smarter Yoga™ PCs
Premium Yoga PCs ......read more
Creating new personalised user experiences by harnessing its array of products and technologies
Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 5 September 2019: At the IFA 2019 consumer electronics show in Berlin, Germany, scheduled to begin from Friday, September 6 (local time), Sony Corporation is set to showcase an array of its latest products.
At the Sony press conference held on Thursday, September 5 in advance of IFA’s official opening, Shigeki Ishizuka, Senior Executive Vice President and Officer in charge of Electronics Products & Solutions Business, Sony Corporation, took to the stage.
He affirmed that Sony’s purpose is to “Fill the world with emotion, through the power of creativity and technology,” and that company will continue creating ground-breaking hardware to deliver new value ......read more
Category-defining foldable device inspires new mobile experiences with custom UX, mobility and powerful multitasking
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 04, 2019: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced the launch of the Galaxy Fold—a completely new category of mobile technology—available in Korea on September 6, followed by select countries including France, Germany, Singapore, U.K., U.S., and more, in Cosmos Black and Space Silver. With a 5G-ready option in select countries, consumers will be able to unfold the future on the fastest network speeds available.
Galaxy Fold was designed to inspire new experiences: When closed, you can access your essentials on the cover display comfortably with one hand, and when opened, you can explore new ways to multitask, watch videos, play games, and more, on ......read more
Advanced Monitors Bring Next-Gen Gaming Speed to IPS with 240Hz Refresh Rate
DUBAI, Sep. 4, 2019 — At IFA 2019, attendees will get their first look at LG Electronics’ (LG) expanded lineup of UltraGear™ 1 millisecond IPS NVIDIA® G-SYNC® gaming monitors designed specifically with serious gamers in mind. The latest addition to LG’s industry-leading lineup of ultra-fast IPS gaming displays will be un-veiled for the first time in Berlin from September 6-11 followed by commercial availa-bility in the fourth quarter in key markets of Europe and North America.
All LG UltraGear monitors are fine-tuned to deliver an exhilarating gaming experience with their incredible picture quality now matched by astonishing response times. The newest UltraGear 1ms IPS Gray-to-Gray (GTG) monitor (model ......read more
The most powerful Galaxy Note is now available at du in two unique sizes
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 2nd 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) announced today that the all-new Samsung Galaxy Note10 is available at all du stores across the UAE. The new line of premium smartphones combine elegant design with powerful performance and productivity tools to help users make the most of every moment.
du is offering customers the chance to own the Galaxy Note10 with the telco’s 24-month instalment option, starting form AED 140 per month. There will also be an attractive offer for du customers who avail the Note10 with the du postpaid power plans, in which they can double their data and get up to 100GB. Business customers can also avail the Note10 with exciting business plans ......read more
Newest Projector Lineup From LG Delivers Superb Cinematic
Viewing Experience Via Advanced Color Technologies
DUBAI, Sep. 2, 2019: The new CineBeam 4K UHD projector lineup from LG Electronics (LG) being unveiled for the first time to Europeans at IFA 2019 was developed to meet the growing demand for versatile, smart home cinema solutions. Able to produce amazingly sharp, large-scale images, LG’s first Ultra Short Throw (UST) 4K UHD CineBeam Laser projector (model HU85L) and the LG 4K UHD CineBeam LED projector (model HU70L) will be available in Europe starting next month.
Thanks to LG’s innovative Wheel-less Laser and LED technology, both 4K UHD projectors deliver excellent viewing experiences with incredible color accuracy. The new tech helps each model to produce clearer, ......read more
Key brands had fewer than a third of their sub-US$200 smartphones updated to the latest Android version. Nokia leads with more than 90% of its devices updated in the price tier.
Only around a quarter of the top Android models are updated to the latest OS version.
Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 01, 2019: Nearly 96% of Nokia smartphones, sold cumulatively since Q3 2018, are already running on Android Pie or have had an Android Pie update issued to them, making it the fastest brand to reach this level. This is according to the findings of Counterpoint Research’s latest whitepaper titled Software and Security Updates: The Missing Link for Smartphones.
We believe that device makers need to step up their efforts to ......read more
Designed to Bring Passions to Life with Next-Level Power
The most powerful Galaxy Note suite of productivity and creativity tools with enhanced S Pen and pro-grade camera now comes in two sizes
DUBAI, UAE 28th August 2019: Samsung Gulf Electronics today announced the latest addition to its premium Note series with Galaxy Note10, during an event held at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai. The new line of premium smartphones that combines elegant design with powerful performance and productivity tools to help users make the most of every moment. Inspired by a generation that flows seamlessly between work and life, the Galaxy Note10 gives users the freedom to work the way they want and showcase their creative spirit, all on-the-go.
“It is an honor to announce the launch of the newest version of ......read more
Stay Cool, Wind-Free this Summersummer
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 25, August 2019: With summer in full swing, consumers in the Middle East are experiencing the hot and arid conditions that the warmer months are renowned for. Flocking indoors to escape the humidity and heat is a common occurrence for all people living in these climes climates, especially since one thing they can’t control is the weather.
However, Samsung’s Wind-Free™ Air Conditioner innovations are helping consumers enjoy full control of the climate inside their homes. Samsung’s Wind-Free™ cooling technology is the perfect innovation to keep homes across the region cool and comfortable, without the unpleasant blasts of cold air that are prevalent with other air conditioning units. Thanks to a range of ......read more
Expand business opportunities with high-quality printing on myriad gifts and promotional goods.
Dubai, UAE, August 22, 2019: Epson has announced the new SC-F500, 24-inch, dye-sublimation printer, developed to help promotional houses, photo labs, clothing producers and copy shops increase customer choice through flexible, high-quality printing. Whether producing printed phone covers, mugs, mouse mats, t-shirts or cushions, the SC-F500 offers fast turnaround times, reliability and a low total cost of ownership (TCO) to small businesses, and it requires no specialist knowledge to set up, operate or maintain.
The SC-F500 forms part of Epson’s complete end-to-end printing solution, which includes inks, software and paper, all designed to work in perfect harmony. To keep businesses agile and ......read more
A classic Nokia feature phone, now with readiness for 4G VoLTE HD voice calling, web browsing and all your favourite social apps
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20th August 2019: HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces the Nokia 220 4G, the latest member of its market-leading feature phone family. Nokia 220 4G supports HD voice calls over 4G LTE*, lets you surf your favourite websites with the web browser, and share your updates and content with friends and family through social media. Nokia 220 4G comes with the quality you expect from a Nokia phone as well as all the essentials you need, including games and radio without the need for a headset, all packed in a durable inherently coloured polycarbonate shell that’s a classic and familiar design from Nokia.
Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer, ......read more
Etisalat and Emaar come together to make 5G call from iconic tower ‘Burj Khalifa’
Dubai, 19 August 2019: Following its global milestones achieved in 5G network this year and the live 5G video calls made across various locations in UAE, Etisalat today announced the availability of 5G coverage in the world’s tallest and iconic tower ‘Burj Khalifa’ showcasing readiness of the state-of-the-art 5G network and compatibility with industry leading 5G smartphones.
Today’s 5G call is a major step for Etisalat as it proves the network readiness and availability of the 5G network and services in the country. Etisalat’s landmark announcement earlier in the year also gave subscribers an opportunity to be the first in the MENA region to experience the new super-fast 5G ......read more
The LEGO Group is bringing the hit comedy Friends to life in brick form for its latest LEGO Ideas set, available from September 1st to mark the show’s 25th anniversary
Dubai, 19 August 2019: For any LEGO fans who may feel their building is always stuck in second gear … there is something new coming that’s perfect for you – as famous TV show Friends arrives for fans with the new LEGO Ideas: Central Perk set.
Available directly at LEGO Stores starting September 1, 2019, this highly collectable set is a faithful recreation of Central Perk, and it’s packed with authentic details, making it a must-have memorabilia item for the Friends’ 25th anniversary year.
As well as seven all-new LEGO Minifigures (Ross Geller, Rachel Green, Chandler Bing, Monica Geller, Joey Tribbiani, Phoebe Buffay and ......read more
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia chooses Airbus and STC Specialized to secure millions of pilgrims during Muslim gathering with state-of-the-art mission critical technology.
United Arab Emirates – 18 August 2019: Airbus, a leading provider of secure communication and collaboration solutions, provides mission critical communications technology to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for this year’s Hajj pilgrimage.
Airbus has been a trusted supplier of secure communication solutions for the Hajj pilgrimage every year since 2017. With the implementation of its systems to ensure faster emergency response for public safety, and use of its state-of-the-art technology, Airbus and STC Specialized ensured the smooth running of security operations which safeguard millions of visitors each year.
Various security ......read more
Enhanced audio experience with rich sound and comfortable ergonomically designed headband
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 17, August 2019: Anker Innovations’ highlights Soundcore Vortex Wireless Over-Ear Headphones, with 20-Hour Playtime, Bluetooth 4.1, Hi-Fi Stereo Sound, Soft Memory-Foam Ear Cups and Built-in Microphone.
Get swept away by the music and engross yourself in rich, professionally-tuned audio with AptX high fidelity sound. Every aspect of your music is heightened with brilliant treble, smooth mid-ranges, and deep bass.
Roshan Vadlakonda, Regional Sales Head at Anker Innovations MEA said, “We are delighted to bring in Anker’s world class innovations through our amazing audio brand Soundcore to our regional market.
Soundcore has a wide range of top-notch feature packed ......read more
Established international photography journalists recognize Canon’s line-up as industry leading
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday 15th August 2019: Today, Canon Europe is recognized as an industry-leader, with the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) honoring Canon with five prestigious accolades. The 2019 Awards showcase Canon’s unrivalled optical excellence and heritage, with the awards going to the EOS RP alongside RF and EF lenses. Since the high-profile launch of the EOS R System in September 2018, Canon has redefined photographic boundaries, designing bodies and lenses to expand shooting possibilities for amateur and professional photographers alike – which is reflected in this year’s awards.
Canon is proud to have been ......read more
Zone and Emirates HR partner with the HR Tech MENA Summit as gold sponsors to showcase transformative solutions revolutionizing the future of work
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 26, 2019: Digital technologies at the workplace are transforming the way companies create revenue and improve efficiencies via innovative strategies, products, processes and experiences. Companies in the Middle East are witnessing an explosive growth in mobile computing on enterprise radars everywhere.
Zone, a leading IT services provider from Saudi Arabia and Emirates HR, an intuitive HR ......read more
Company was the first smartphone player globally to showcase a 10x Hybrid Zoom camera technology during MWC 2019
March 26, 2019: OPPO has confirmed that the world’s first 10x Hybrid Zoom technology on a smartphone camera will be making its way to consumers in the Middle East very soon. Originally previewed in February 2019 at the Mobile World Congress, OPPO is the original inventor of 10x Hybrid Zoom technology, created as a means to provide everyone the opportunity to take professional style photographs, without fearing any loss of quality.
OPPO’s 10x ......read more
Collaboration will accelerate Abu Dhabi government’s digital transformation and achieve emiratization objectives
Abu Dhabi, UAE – March 25, 2019 – Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced the signing of a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority (ADSSSA), to accelerate the Abu Dhabi government's digital transformation efforts. The agreement was signed by H.E. Dr. Rauda Al Saadi, Director General, ADSSSA and Fabio Fontana, Vice President and Managing Director, HPE Middle East, in the presence ......read more
March 25, 2019: alfanar, the Middle East’s leading manufacturer of wide range of electrical products and solutions, has partnered with Huawei to explore how IoT and 5G technologies can be used to bring greater sustainability, efficiency and cost-savings to alfanar’s electrical products. Together the two companies will co-create 5G and IoT solutions that will accelerate the digital transformation of the Middle East’s electricity industry.
The announcement was made through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on the sidelines of Middle East ......read more
HP Reverb VR headset delivers staggering resolution for immersive experiences you must see to believe
Dubai, UAE – March 24, 2019 : At HP Reinvent, the company’s largest global partner event, HP unveiled a game-changing, grounds-up designed virtual reality (VR) headset. Joining HP’s comprehensive VR portfolio, the HP Reverb Virtual Reality Headset – Professional Edition delivers truly immersive and transformative experiences for work and life with amazing clarity with its staggering 2160 x 2160 panel per eye with double the resolution1 and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 21 March 2019: Sometimes it’s the simplest of things that makes life easier. And this sleek, fully app-based, voice-activated printer, is it. With seamless set-up and cloud-based connectivity, you can print, scan and copy from anywhere. And, because it’s so beautifully designed, it will blend seamlessly into your home décor when not in use.
Minimalist and compact design for the Smart Home
First of its kind covers based on the latest trends in International fashion, design and materials.
Soft materials serve as both an ......read more
Twelve month consolidated net profit after Federal Royalty amounted to AED 8.6 billion an increase of 2.4% compared to same period last year
Aggregate subscriber base reached 141 million
Etisalat named ‘Most Valuable Telecoms Brand’ in MENA region in 2018 by Brand Finance
UAE is ranked number one for the highest Fiber to the Home (FTTH) penetration among all its global counterparts for a third year in a row
Abu Dhabi, 21 March 2019: At Etisalat’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), held at the company’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi, shareholders ......read more
Launches its Arabic website, integrates with local payment gateway PayTabs to support businesses in the GCC region
Dubai - March 20, 2019: Zoho, a global provider of cloud-based business software, today announced its plans for expanding and reinforcing its presence in the UAE and GCC region. The announcement was made on the sidelines of the company's annual user conference, Zoholics Dubai. The initiatives include launch of Zoho's Arabic website zoho.com/ar, and alliance with PayTabs, a Bahrain-based company that will help businesses with payment ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2019: We all want to live a healthy, happy life; however, we don’t always have control over the things that happen to us. Although, fate is to thank for many things in life, there are some things you can control each day to ensure you’re healthy and happy.
Health is certainly a big factor in how happy our lives are. The first thing you tend to do when you want to be fit and healthy is to stay fit and search the internet something on the lines of “How to lose weight”. You are bound to receive results for thousands of ......read more
Key brands represented by the Group make it to the Top 50 Consumer Electronics Brands in the world.
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2019: The consumer electronics industry continues to undergo a transformation. With smart speakers and AI applications becoming increasingly popular, the development of other smart home appliances is a great opportunity for manufacturers and distributors alike.
In the UAE, Eros Group is the leading electronics distributor who has taken the lead in bringing the latest technology to the country. This fact was only reaffirmed when the “Global Top 50 Consumer ......read more
Gaming now makes up 26 percent of all media consumption hours
43% survey respondents are very interested in multiplayer AR sports
1 in 4 consumers say they will use AR when exercising in the next 5 years
March 20, 2019 - Dubai, UAE:
In the new Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) ConsumerLab report, Ready, steady, game! , 67 percent of gamers say they will increase their Augmented Reality (AR) usage in the next five years. The increasing popularity of video games is driven by the growth of mobile gaming, and now makes up 26 percent of all media consumption ......read more
Game-changing security service and new PCs shine at HP’s global partner conference
Introducing security as a service with HP DaaS Proactive Security Service
Innovating for growing businesses with new HP ProBooks and HP ProDesk
Reimagining conferencing and collaboration solutions with HP Zoom Room Solutions
Delighting consumers with design, mobility, and performance features across HP ENVY laptops and x360s
Dubai, UAE – March 20, 2019: At HP Reinvent, the company’s largest global partner event, HP Inc. ......read more
‘Design and the City of the Future’ was the focus of the annual event held earlier today
UAE, Dubai, 19 March 2019: In celebration of ‘Italian Design Day’, an initiative by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to promote Italian design around the world, Dubai was selected as one of 100 cities around the world to mark today’s annual event. Professor Carlo Ratti, renowned Italian architect, engineer, prominent designer of Italy’s Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai and ambassador of this initiative in the UAE, gave a keynote ......read more
300 delegates from the industry convened at the one-day summit held in Dubai on March 19
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2019: FinTech will radically improve the financial health of the people of the Gulf through access to next-generation banking services, says Mr. Simon Galpin, Managing Director of Bahrain Economic Development Board. He was speaking at Finnovex ME 2019, a one-day conference on financial innovation and excellence, held in Dubai on March 19, 2019.
“FinTech holds the strongest potential to impact the ME economy with the potential of open banking to transform the ......read more
Microsoft Rises from 5th to 2nd Place, with du and Etisalat in 9th and 10th Place Respectively
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2019: The technology & telecom industry in UAE has maintained its rank as #2 among 15 industries researched for the third year in a row in MBLM's Brand Intimacy 2019 Study. Microsoft has demonstrated the strongest growth in the industry, rising to #2 this year from #5 in 2018 and #8 in 2017. Meanwhile, despite a decrease in its overall Brand Intimacy Quotient (BIQ), Apple still ranks #1 in the industry and overall in the Brand Intimacy ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2019: The current generation is growing up in a world where every aspect of their communication, entertainment, social activities, and both their private and school lives are entwined with technology.
In recent years coding has been the buzz word on everyone's lips as “groundbreaking” innovation in school curriculums. What coding does, and more specifically learning to code, is enable individuals in some capacities to speak another language, which can result in an increased ability to think outside the box and handle complex challenges ......read more
A panel discussion also discussed the significance of the partners’ relationship, success to date, and the Kingdom’s future goals in digital transformation
March 18, 2019: Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, joined the Saudi-Chinese Investment Forum to share its success stories and future goals to drive the Kingdom’s digital transformation through Chinese investment.
The one-day event, supported by HRH Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, was ......read more
New look and feel, smaller footprint for latest high-yield A4 RIPS devices
Dubai, UAE; 17 March 2019: Epson has announced the launch of two new WorkForce Pro A4 RIPS models (Replaceable Ink Pack System), building on the success of the WF-C5000 series A4 business inkjet printers launched earlier. The 4-in-1 WF-C579RDTWFand single-function WF-C529RDTWprinters help increase productivity in the workplace and reduce environmental impact. They bring a very low total cost of ownership to businesses with high monthly print volume needs, making them ideal for managed print service ......read more
Innovative technologies in LG’s refrigerators and ovens offer GCC residents convenient, time-saving solutions to lead healthier and more productive lifestyles
Dubai, UAE: 17 March 2019 – In the UAE and wider GCC area, residents are realizing the benefits of switching towards healthier lifestyles, aiming to incorporate more exercise and home-cooked meals into their daily routines. Helping families achieve their health goals is LG’s focus, offering a range of smart kitchen appliances that combine convenience with performance to help people eat healthy, stay fit ......read more
Partners to develop a new digital skill learning program with specific emphasis on scaling up Artificial Intelligence (AI) skill development for young people
AI can accelerate the process of achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 - Quality Education - as well as fulfilling other SDGs
Dubai, UAE, March 17, 2019: Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) have formed a new partnership to educate and empower the next generation, with the partners to develop a new digital skill learning program that has specific emphasis ......read more
First deployment of Siemens’ cloud-based Drive Train Analytics solution in the Middle East
DTA solution supports industrial companies to increase asset reliability and availability, while reducing cost
Dubai, UAE, March 17, 2019: In a new step towards digitalizing the future of Egyptian industry, Siemens announced today it has signed a contract with Al Ezz Dekheila Steel Company Alexandria SAE (EZDK) to deploy the company’s leading digital industrial solutions across EZDK‘s diverse steel production assets. Under the agreement, Siemens will provide EZDK with ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17th March 2019: HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has announced that the Nokia 3.1 will start receiving the Android 9 Pie upgrade from today. The Android 9 Pie upgrade will be the second letter OS update for the Nokia 3.1 – the phone upgraded from Android Nougat to Android Oreo just six months ago, in September 2018.
The Nokia 3.1 joins the family of Nokia smartphones on Android 9 Pie, bringing AI driven innovations to your daily routines, to save you time, improve the battery life and even anticipate what you’re ......read more
Singapore, London, New York, Barcelona and Seoul are others that adopt tech solutions to improve safety and security for its citizens
Future Cities Show to be held from 8th to 10th April at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 March 2019: Dubai is among the top five cities in the world offering a positive experience for its population through smart technology, according to the latest Smart Cities Index. The index says the best cities offering a positive experience for its citizens include Singapore, London, New York, Dubai, ......read more
Upgrade your old smartphone to the new Galaxy S10e, S10 and S10+ with Samsung’s Trade-in Deals
Dubai, UAE, March 16, 2019: Samsung Gulf Electronics is giving customers a chance to get their hands on its newest flagships Galaxy S10e, S10 and S10+ by trading in their old device. For a limited time period, starting March 15th, customers can trade-in select models with selected Samsung’s partners, as well as online through www.samsung.com and receive the best price based on the condition of their old phone.
Smartphones eligible for the ......read more
Dedicated and secure video network to deliver content worldwide
Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has announced a new video contribution solution in partnership with Telstra, a leading telecommunications and technology company. The partnership will provide MBC in Dubai with dedicated and fully managed video network service on the Telstra Global Media Network to facilitate reliable and high-quality video streaming to Europe.
Through strategic partnerships with world-class video network providers du continues to build on its ......read more
HONOR View 20 Moschino edition: Let your mother put her best fashionable foot forward
Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2019: Your mother’s unconditional love and affection deserves high-end returns. For the fashion-forward mother, the HONOR View 20 Moschino edition would make for a perfect statement along with its branded accessories and the Moschino Teddy bear wallpaper. Your mother will not be out-of-reach or short of battery anymore thanks to the 4,000 mAh battery with SuperCharge.
If your mum is health conscious and takes an account of every calorie she consumes, HONOR ......read more
The emirate has attracted from 2015 to 2018 $21.6 billion worth of FDI in high-end technology transfers with the most from the European Union and the U.S. — $5.7 billion and $3.9 billion, respectively
Annual Investment Meeting (AIM 2019) to highlight strategies and mechanisms for enhancing tech solutions to draw FDIs
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 March 2019:Dubai ranked first globally in attracting foreign direct investments (FDIs) for artificial intelligence and robotics; while the UAE ranked sixth in the global Smart Service Index, surpassing the US, UK and South ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2019: Streaming applications like Amazon Prime, Facebook, Netflix, and YouTube (… and the list goes on) are consuming Internet content at a torrid pace with the end nowhere in sight. To adjust to the high-speed pace of today’s business, enterprises use technology to change what they do and how they do it.
The promise of 5G is expected to make the number of connected devices and bandwidth swell. To deliver much faster download speeds and latency of just a few milliseconds, the network edge is key.
Increasingly, network providers look to coherent ......read more
In a proud first for the region, du’s latest customer innovation has resulted in the telco being awarded the Plain English Crystal Mark certification
Dubai, UAE, 12 March 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has achieved a first for the Middle East telecommunications industry by becoming the first telco in the region to receive the Crystal Mark certification from the Plain English Campaign. This seal of excellence recognises du’s commitment to customers by providing clearer, simpler information in English across documents on all ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 11, 2019: At the summit, ICSFS’ Chief Technology & Innovation Officer; Mr. Ghassan Sarsak, engaged with Oracle executives and partners in the panel discussion to share ICSFS’ experience on the Oracle Cloud and showcased the innovative milestones that ICSFS has achieved in the banking industry. During the panel, Mr. Sarsak highlighted three core value propositions for ICSFS on the Oracle Cloud:
Ghassan Sarsak, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, ICS Financial ......read more
March 11, 2019: UL and Saudi Telecom Company (STC) have announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a testing facility in Saudi Arabia.
The Center of Excellence (CoE) will be set up in Riyadh inside STC labs and will offer testing for various products across the ‘Fiber to the Home’ (FTTH) ecosystem.
UL’s wire and cable division signed the MoU with STC at the world’s largest wireless industry event, Mobile World Congress 2019 held in Barcelona. The collaboration is aimed at ensuring a robust network for telecom ......read more
Huawei calls on industry and government to establish unified, objective cyber security standards
United Arab Emirates - March 9, 2019: Huawei opened their Cyber Security Transparency Centre today in Brussels, with over 200 representatives from regulators, telecom carriers, enterprises, and the media attending the event. Representatives from the European Union, the GSMA, and the World Economic Forum spoke at the opening ceremony.
Trust in cyber security is a major challenge that the world faces in the digital era. Ken Hu, Huawei's Deputy Chairman said, "Trust needs ......read more
Dubai, UAE – March 9th 2019: Digital transformation leaders Syniverse and Tata Communications extend their relationship to create the first fully-managed, end-to-end IPX network interconnection partnership. It will offer operators better visibility, customer service and control of the data flowing across their interconnected networks.
The way data travels across networks today via interconnection means that an operator’s IPX provider has no visibility or control of the data once it’s handed off to an interconnected network. This strategic IPX network ......read more
Avail free data at WiFi UAE hotspots and discounts on Entertainer
Dubai, UAE, 9 March, 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), today announced the launch of enhanced Postpaid Power Plans that offer a variety of benefits such as unlimited data or 200 GB - with or with or without contracts.
du now offers 7 variants of the Postpaid Power Plans in total, with unlimited data - with or without 12-month contract. These include a new Plan that gives 200 GB with 260 flexible minutes or 525 local minutes for as low as AED 175, or unlimited data ......read more
Transit passengers to enjoy 1GB and 10 flexi minutes valid for 48 Hours
United Arab Emirates - March 7, 2019: Etisalat today announced the launch of the Visitor Line ‘Transit Pack’, offering transit passengers 1GB data and 10 flexi minutes valid for 48 hours for AED50.
The launch follows the UAE government’s decision to grant free transit visas for 48 hours to passengers transiting throughout the UAE’s airports.
Khaled Elkhouly, Chief Consumer Officer, Etisalat, said: “At Etisalat, we understand the value of staying ......read more
Dubai, UAE; 7 March 2019: Until the end of March, UAE and KSA residents can experience first-hand the benefits of Epson’s EcoTank printers by visiting Epson kiosks in major shopping malls in both countries; and at Universities in Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam.
According to Nikola Aksentijevic, Head of Sales- consumer, Epson Europe B.V: “We want people to know that there is an EcoTank printer for their every printing need, whether it is for printing your favourite photographs, important study reports, personal documents or business documents for home offices. At our kiosks, ......read more
Huawei’s service centers offer AED89 flat rate battery replacement till 31st of March
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 7th March, 2019: To reward its first smartphone customers in the UAE, Huawei has launched an AED89 dirhams one-port battery replacement promo that lasts until March 31, 2019 and offers users authentic batteries at a reasonable price.
A recent YouGov survey revealed that 9 in 10 respondents in the UAE own a smartphone, with respondents spending an average of 6.5 hours a day using their phones. Nowadays, smartphones have become an integral ......read more
Premium smartphones help celebrate 10 years of Galaxy innovations
DUBAI, UAE – March 7th, 2019: Celebrating a decade since the launch of the first Galaxy S, Samsung Gulf Electronics launched the Galaxy S10 range with three premium smartphones engineered to meet the distinct needs of today’s smartphone market at an event held at Caesars Palace, Bluewaters Island Dubai. Each device delivers a next-generation experience in the categories consumers care about most: groundbreaking innovations in display, camera and performance.
“Samsung is celebrating 10 ......read more
Company to gather industry specialists and conduct panel discussions and keynotes around gender diversity, bridging the confidence gap and maternity bias in the technology industry
Summit’s proceedings to be simulcast in live public webinar
7th March, 2019; Dubai, United Arab Emirates – In observation of International Women’s Day, Microsoft will hold a special event at its Dubai headquarters on 7 March to highlight the importance gender equality plays in GDP growth, job creation and societal cohesion.
Microsoft has long urged action on the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 6, 2019 – The power of number 10 has taken over Dubai, thanks to Samsung’s exciting surprises as part of its 10th anniversary celebrations.
The week of festivities have taken Dubai residents on a “galaxy of surprises” – Samsung’s biggest ever, with people running into the Galaxy crew at the movies, football matches, hypermarkets gyms and universities, winning many exciting prizes including the amazing new addition to the Galaxy S family, the Galaxy S10+.
And now … a mysterious structure has appeared in ......read more
Pre-orders for this next-generation notebook start today March 6th
Dubai – UAE, 6 March 2019: During the long anticipated Mobile World Congress (MWC) that took place in Barcelona, Spain last week, Huawei officially announced the launch of the first product under the new series of flagship ultra-books, the all-new HUAWEI MateBook 13. The company’s ultra-portable, stylish lightweight 13-inch notebook will be available for pre-orders for consumers in the KSA starting from the 6th of March and offers an array of exceptional features combined in one device to enable and ......read more
New secure email gateway from FireEye delivers robust inbound and outbound email scanning to defend against the evolving threat landscape
United Arab Emirates - March 6, 2019: FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the intelligence-led security company, today announced that FireEye® Email Security now provides full secure email gateway (SEG) functionality – blocking inbound and outbound malware, phishing URLs, impersonation techniques and spam.
According to FireEye’s latest Email Threat Report, 90 percent of email attacks were malware-less, ......read more
Alliance combines resources and capabilities of telecom operators to help protect all types of businesses from the growing threat of sophisticated cyber-attacks
With the inclusion of AT&T, the Alliance greatly increases its global presence
Abu Dhabi, 06 March 2019: The Global Telco Security Alliance today announced the addition of global telecommunications leader AT&T as an equal member in the group which was launched in April 2018 by Etisalat, Singtel, SoftBank and Telefónica. The Global Telco Security Alliance brings together leading ......read more
United Arab Emirates - March 6, 2019: The French National Audiovisual Institute - INA will showcase at the CABSAT show in Dubai from March 12 to 14, 2019 – Booth F3-33, located in Hall 3 under the French pavilion.
For the first time in Dubai, in addition to its media and digital training catalogue & its consulting offers, INA will present INA-Signature, its owned-developed and industrialized content and copyrights protection tool, which has been honored with the prestigious Technology and Engineering Emmy Award on April 2018 during a ceremony at the Nab Show in ......read more
Dubai, UAE - 6 March 2019: Ciena® Corporation (NYSE: CIEN), a networking systems, services and software company, today announced unaudited financial results for its fiscal first quarter ended January 31, 2019.
• Q1 Revenue: $778.5 million, increasing 20.5% year over year
• Q1 Net Income per Share: $0.21 GAAP; $0.33 adjusted (non-GAAP)
• Share Repurchases: Repurchased approximately 0.6 million shares of common stock for an aggregate price of $21.2 million during the quarter
“We began fiscal 2019 with a very strong first ......read more
ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced that it has introduced user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA) into its SIEM solution, Log360. With score-based risk assessment, threat corroboration, anomaly detection powered by machine learning, and other new capabilities, the Log360 UEBA add-on helps security professionals identify, qualify, and investigate internal threats and anomalies by extracting more information from logs for better context.
According to Verizon's 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report, over a quarter of the 53,308 cyberattacks in ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 6th March, 2019 – A10 Networks, today announced the findings of a new report into the state of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack weapons and targets, showcasing the growing use of IoT devices in synchronized attacks on targets globally. The report describes the significant potential for attackers to use an IoT-related protocol, the Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP), deployed on IoT devices to marshal attacks.
The A10 Networks report on the state of DDoS weapons in the first quarter of 2019 examines the types of weapons and attacks being used and where they ......read more
A new digital platform to provide carriers with access to digital entertainment services
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 5, 2019: Huawei Mobile Services has announced the launch of HUAWEI AppTouch - its new digital services platform to provide carriers with enhanced digital entertainment services such as games, videos and music.
During the Digital Game Conference (DGC) 2019 held in Dubai. Jervis Su Jie, Vice President of Huawei Mobile Services, Consumer Business Group, officially released HUAWEI AppTouch and provided key insights into this new digital services ......read more
World-leading specialists in security research, data science, psychology and counter-intelligence brought together to focus on understanding human behavior and build risk-adaptive cybersecurity solutions
DUBAI, UAE – March 5, 2019 – Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint today launched the X-Labs division, the world’s first dedicated research division that combines deep security expertise with behavioral science research. The new X-Labs team will use data insights from the entire Forcepoint product portfolio to drive innovation in modern, risk-adaptive ......read more
The new infrastructure offers du’s customers highly differentiated services that scale seamlessly across the UAE.
Dubai, UAE – 05 March, 2019: du, a Telecom provider from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), in collaboration with Cisco, today announced the launch of a Unified Cloud Fabric that combines du’s state of the art Data Centers across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) into a single cohesive multi-site, multi-geographical cloud using Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), Cisco’s intent-based networking solution for the data ......read more