14th November, 2018: Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, won the first place prize of the prestigious King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness Award. This announcement was made during the illustrious annual Award Gala which took place Monday 12th of November at Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh.
Huawei was honored for its excellent sustainability practices and responsible competitiveness leadership, as well as its exceptional management capabilities and innovative social and environmental initiatives.
Launched in 2008, the King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness Award is the first and only award focused on responsible competitiveness and corporate responsibility in the Kingdom, and Huawei is the first ICT company to win first place ......read more
Two new mobile scanners for easy and efficient document management on the move or in compact working environments
UAE, Dubai,14 November 2018: Epson’s latest mobile A4 scanners are ideal for scanning and processing data on the move or in compact, busy office environments. The DS-70 and DS-80W have been designed for businesses looking for a mobile solution for staff to take on the road or use around the office.
Jason Whiley, director of sales, Epson Middle East, said: “With the choice of both wired and wireless scanning solutions, these new scanners are ideal for those who need a fast scanning solution on the go. We’ve designed the new range to be lightweight without compromising on the versatility a business need. Customers often need to be able to scan documents of varying thickness so these additions to our ......read more
Dubai, 14 November 2018 - Google announced today the launch of Google Pay in the UAE, allowing people to pay simply and securely with their Android phones. It simplifies shopping by helping you pay safely in apps and on websites, in stores that support contactless payment, and across all Google properties including Google Play. With the new payment app, Android users (Android 5+ phones) can complete payment processes in a few seconds whether online or offline.
In retail, the smartphone becomes a wallet. To be ready to use this payment method in stores, users simply add their supported Mastercard or Visa cards issued by any of the partner banks (Emirates Islamic, Emirates NBD, Mashreq and Standard Chartered [RAKBANK coming soon]) to their Google Pay app. Then users only need to wake the phone screen up and tap it to ......read more
Designed to help businesses in Bahrain automate accounting, invoicing, and back office operations while complying with the VAT regulation
Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2018: Zoho, the leading information technology and business management software conglomerate, has launched Zoho Books, its cloud accounting software for automating business finances and helping businesses stay Value Added Tax (VAT) compliant. As businesses in Kingdom of Bahrain prepare for the VAT implementation, Zoho Books makes it easy for them to seamlessly migrate to the new tax law and stay compliant in all aspects of their business.
With the experience gained from bringing out exclusive tax-specific editions for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Zoho Books is ready to extend the same opportunity to the Kingdom of Bahrain ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 13, 2018: King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness (RC) Award has honored Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, with the first place prize of the prestigious King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness Award. This announcement was made during the illustrious annual Award Gala which took place on 12th November at Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh. During the event, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman recognized Huawei for its excellent sustainability practices and responsible competitiveness leadership, as well as its exceptional management capabilities and innovative social and environmental initiatives.
Launched in 2008, the King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness Award is the first and only award focused on ......read more
Going big on screen, battery life and imaging with dual rear cameras at an exceptional value
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 November 2018: HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announced the Nokia 3.1 Plus, a smartphone which goes big on content experiences thanks to its 6-inch HD+ display and a weekend busting two-day battery life1. The Nokia 3.1 Plus is the most affordable Nokia smartphone with a dual-camera and is the latest device to join the Android One family, delivering the best of Google with monthly security patches.
Sanmeet Singh Kochhar, General Manager - Middle East, HMD Global, said:
“The Nokia 3.1 Plus is a reflection of HMD’s promise to deliver smartphones that are relevant and accessible for everyone. Following the increasing appetite for visually-led content, the Nokia ......read more
Abu Dhabi facility to co-create digital solutions for process industries including oil and gas, water and wastewater
Center is already developing AI-based solutions for oil and gas
Part of a US$500m investment to expand Siemens’ digital presence in region
Solutions to optimize operations and increase productivity for customers
Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018: Siemens has opened a new MindSphere Application Center in Abu Dhabi to focus on developing digital solutions, applications and services for process industries, including oil and gas, water and wastewater. The center is the second of three to be built in the UAE, using the company’s open, cloud-based IoT operating system MindSphere to support the Middle East’s digital transformation. Encouraging closer collaboration with customers, the new center ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018: The first step toward achieving any fitness goal is believing that you can. We all envy friends who, despite hectic schedules, never miss a day at the gym or stop talking about the next marathon. The good news is we all have the potential to become fitness-obsessed - with a variety of inputs both in and outside of the gym.
To help you stay on top of your health goals, Samsung Galaxy Watch features advanced wellness capabilities and fitness tracking along with a long-lasting battery.
Fitness is best achieved following our intuition, respecting our goals, and pursuing what we genuinely enjoy. With a new stress management tracker, Galaxy Watch tracks your heart rate, and provides breathing exercises to help users stay focused. In addition, the Galaxy Watch’s advanced sleep tracking ......read more
By Carro Ford, Content Marketing Strategist, Xerox
Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018: From enterprise to small business, use of managed print services has caught on, but not everyone has had the same experience. If you’ve only had an average managed print services experience, you might wonder what a good MPS engagement should look like.
What Does a Good MPS Offering Look Like?
If you’ve yet to engage with a managed print services (MPS) provider, you may be wondering what to look for. Equally, if you’ve had a bad experience with a partner, you may be wondering what qualities they were missing.
What Every Business Wants from Managed Print Services
Printers and scanning devices still play a major role in businesses of all sizes.
Whether ......read more
Tech leaders from Dubai Police, Dubai Electronic Security Center, Smart Dubai Office and major commercial entities meet to arrange a breakthrough global event on how technology will change the way we work and live forever
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 November 2018: Some of the UAE’s most forward-thinking experts, charged with delivering technological innovation and security to the Emirates have met to mastermind delivering a game-changing tech event in Dubai. Future Technology Week, to be held on 2-4 April 2019, will attract futurists, entrepreneurs, and innovators in Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Cyber Security, IOT and telecoms from all over the world.
The tech leaders spearheading Future Technology Week
2-4 April 2019, Dubai World Trade Centre:
Col. Saeed Al Hajri, Director ......read more
Over-100 IT and design startups participate in ‘HUAWEI Developer Day’ workshop held in Dubai
Series of workshops to be rolled out across the region until December 2019
Dubai, 11 November 2018: For the first time outside of China, Huawei has rolled out its ‘HUAWEI Developer Day’ workshop series bringing together the best smartphone developers across the Middle East & North Africa to announce HUAWEI developer alliance introduced in the region. The opening session was held in Dubai on 8 November, gathering more than 100 independent developer and design startups.
Powered by the HUAWEI Developer Alliance, the workshops are aimed at providing developers with insights into HUAWEI AppGallery and HUAWEI Themes, through interactive presentations and competitions. Using this ......read more
KSA; November 8, 2018: Epson, a market leader in printing and imaging solutions, is championing Saudi businesses to ‘Make the Switch’ to inkjet printing, an energy saving printing option in line with Saudi Vision 2030 commitment to environment.
Epson is currently showcasing its market leading business solutions in Jeddah, Riyadh and Al Khobbar. Products on display include:
WorkForce Enterprise WF-C20590 D4TWF, the superfast 100ipm colour A3 business MFP. Visitors can also experience WF-C869RD3TWFC, WF-C5790 DWF and WF-M5799
EB 1470 UI laser Ultra Short Throw wireless interactive projector with Full HD Resolution and White and Colour brightness of 4,000 lumens
SureColor SC-T5100 printer that allows users to print technical and CAD drawings in detail up to 36”
Jason Whiley, ......read more
7 years old; average age of child in UAE to receive first mobile device
Two out of three parents (66%) in the UAE admit they are worried about setting a bad example by spending too much time on mobile devices
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 08 November 2018 - Parents feel guilty about the amount of time they spend online in front of their children, and their children are not shy about reprimanding them according to recent research from Norton by Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC). The survey found that more than three in four respondents in the UAE (78%) suggested parents are setting a bad example by spending too much time online, and more than half (53%) admitted they have been told off by their own children for their behaviour, highlighting how today’s families are struggling to enforce healthy screen time routines in ......read more
In an exclusive interview for CNN Business, Laurie Segall interviewed Indian actress Priyanka Chopra and Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd.
During the interview, Priyanka Chopra explained why she has decided to invest in Bumble, a dating app which allows female to make the first contact in a heterosexual match. Chopra also speaks about her interest in technology stating how ‘technology has changed the world’ and that is has given people more ‘freedom’.
Bumble CEO, Whitney Wolfe Herd also explains to CNN how ‘Women need empowerment globally’ and that challenges to equality only result in the desire for ‘woman to rise and be equal.’
Priyanka Chopra on how much she values her freedom as a woman:
“A lot of woman around the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 07, 2018: “Phishing is still of huge concern to organisations and individuals worldwide. Google stats show that there were 12.4 million potential victims of phishing from 2016 to 2017, and with 56% of IT security decision makers saying that targeted phishing attacks were the top security threat they faced, it’s something that needs to be addressed.
One way to approach this is through enterprise-wide phishing simulations. This gives you a means to test how well your current training program is performing or lets you know the current situation if you don’t have one. A top tip would be to take a baseline measurement of how employees react to one of the phishing exercises before letting people know they are being tested. Then, you have a metric to measure improvement against. A company's ......read more
More than 1,700 global businesses, including Banca Carige and CNH Industrial adopt IBM Cloud and Services for VMware solutions
Dubai, UAE, November 07, 2018: Today at VMworld® Europe 2018 , IBM (NYSE: IBM ) and VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) announced new offerings to help accelerate enterprise hybrid cloud adoption . This includes a new IBM Services offering to help migrate and extend mission-critical VMware workloads to the IBM Cloud, and new integrations to help enterprises to modernize applications with Kubernetes and containers.
To date, the IBM and VMware partnership has helped more than 1,700 enterprises including Banca Carige and CNH Industrial adopt IBM Cloud for VMware solutions.
According to research from Ovum, while 20 percent of business processes have already moved to the ......read more
“A network transformation project of this scale was incredibly risky, because without our network we don’t make or sell beer. But it paid off.” – Sarah Haywood, CTO, Carlsberg
Dubai, UAE – November 6th 2018 – Tata Communications, a leading global digital infrastructure provider, has deployed a next-generation software-defined hybrid network for Carlsberg to support the digital transformation of the global brewer’s operations in 130 sites across Western Europe. The new infrastructure is a key part of Carlsberg’s Next 2.0 programme, which harnesses the power of the Internet and cloud computing to boost agility, increase efficiencies and reduce costs.
The network supports Carlsberg’s global SAIL’22 growth strategy, which aims to “strengthen the ......read more
Promoting Inverter & VRV systems to reduce energy consumption in UAE
Dubai, UAE, November 05, 2018: Following the partnership between Daikin and Galaxy Cooling Technologies, both parties held an event at the Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai festival City, to showcase the latest Daikin product range including Inverters and VRV systems. The event was attended by hundreds of contractors and consultants, who got the chance to explore the benefits of using Daikin products from operational, cost-efficiency and environmental perspectives.
“Daikin believes in growing its business and market leadership all around the world through partnering with outstanding dealers and continuous dealer development. We are excited to have chosen Galaxy Cooling Technologies as our authorized dealer in the UAE. This will not only help us ......read more
DUBAI, 5 November 2018: Etisalat welcomed Houlin Zhao, Secretary General of International Telecommunication Union (ITU), to its ultramodern ‘Open Innovation Centre’ in Dubai.
Zhao, who was re-elected to the post for a second four-year term during the Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-18) being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, toured the Innovation Centre along with Francois Rancy, ITU Radiocommunication Bureau, and Saif bin Ghalaita, Executive Director, Technology Development Affairs at the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority.
Francisco Salcedo, Senior Vice President, Etisalat Digital, led the tour of the Innovation Centre, which is a first of its kind in the region showcasing digital innovation, its capabilities and how digitalisation can come to life for Etisalat customers and ......read more
DHL Express among nine organizations in the region selected for the prestigious award, following study by Aon
Dubai, UAE, November 04, 2018: DHL Express MENA has been recognized as an ‘Aon Best Employer in the Middle East’ by leading global professional services firm Aon. The results were announced at the Aon Best Employers Middle East 2018 Awards Ceremony at the Oberoi Hotel in Dubai. The 2018 Aon Best Employers Middle East winners were selected based on ranking consistently high levels for employee engagement, organizational agility, engaging leadership and strong talent focus.
Nour Suliman, CEO, DHL Express MENA, said: “Being named the best employer for four consecutive years is an achievement we should all be proud of; it is a humbling feeling to realize that we have successfully managed to create ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 04, 2018: Fujitsu Limited and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) have entered an agreement to deliver end-to-end 5G network solutions and related services under a strategic partnership. The two companies are joining forces to develop this based on their combined portfolios – spanning radio access and core network – for the dynamic 5G market in Japan, connecting communications service providers to the global 5G ecosystem.
The two companies aim to initially provide systems and solutions for the Japanese market, and seek to further expand their collaboration to other customers globally.
In the 5G era, mobile communications service providers anticipate the ability to provide highly scalable, and intelligent services through open and globally standardised technology for core and radio access network for ......read more
The Intelligent Life store concept redefines consumer experience
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 1 November 2018: Huawei in partnership with Eros Group opened doors to its all new store in Mirdiff City Center, Dubai. Only the second of its kind in the UAE, the new flagship store is themed on Huawei’s Intelligent Life agenda that allows customers to get a hands-on experience and explore the latest technology from the brand in a comfortable futuristic space that is designed with nature in mind. The store was officially opened on 25th October to coincide with the Mate 20 Series Pre-Order by Honorary Store manager Abdul Aziz Al Marzouqi @Fex, Emirati entrepreneur and public figure, who welcomed hundreds of customers to place their pre-orders.
Deepak J Babani, Executive Vice Chairman, Eros Group commented ......read more
Purpose-built facility in Umm Suqeim delivers 350 sqm of premium display area and Cooking School
Dubai, UAE, November 01, 2018: Europe’s Number 1* Home Appliances brand, Bosch, has opened its Flagship Store in Dubai’s Umm Suqeim area, in the heart of the city, in the presence of Mr. Andreas Wegner, Deputy Consul General Germany, Mr. Mohamed Hareb Al Otaiba, Group Chairman & CEO - MHAO Group, Ms Muzna Al Otaiba, Managing Director - Home Wide, and Mr.Tomas Alonso, BSH Home Appliances FZE CEO.
Spread out over 360 square metres of built-up area, the new Bosch Home Appliances store makes room for a product display ranging over 150 different appliances and models, all designed by German engineers.
The showroom follows a two-storey structure, with the ground floor dedicated to product ......read more
China Communication Services International to provide installation and maintenance work on du’s Access and Transport Network
Dubai, UAE, 31 October, 2018: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company (EITC), has further strengthened the UAE’s diplomatic ties with the Peoples Republic of China through the signing of a Network Installation Outsource for Services (NIO) contract with China Communication Services International (CCS). The contract will enable CCS UAE to provide services for installation and maintenance works across du’s vast Access and Transport Network.
Building upon the UAE’s burgeoning relations with the Peoples Republic of China, Osman Sultan, CEO of EITC, welcomed H.E Zhaoxiong Chen, Chinese Vice Minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, along with ......read more
First telco in UAE to provide eSIM on iPhone and Apple Watch
Abu Dhabi, 31 October 2018: Etisalat today announced the launch of the long-awaited 12.1 iOS compatible eSIM for Apple devices making the operator the first globally to operate the technology.
Etisalat first introduced the first generation eSIM technology in May this year for the Apple Watch. With today’s announcement of the next generation eSIM, subscribers can now access advanced features of the dual eSIM enabling them to use two mobile numbers on their latest iPhone devices. The new technology also enables subscribers to select an international roaming network while travelling out of UAE.
The unveiling of the second generation eSIM makes Etisalat the first operator in UAE to provide this technology on both iPhones and Apple Watch ......read more
Huawei rises to become the world’s second largest smartphone manufacturer with robust Q2 performance
August 5, 2018: Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) today announced its business results for the first half of 2018. The company reported solid growth, with global smartphone shipments at 95+ million units*. According to IDC, Huawei rises to become the world’s second largest smartphone manufacturer in Q2 with the global market share of 15.8%.
Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group, said, “The past six months have been ......read more
Abu Dhabi 4 August 2018: Ebtikar Card Systems, an Etisalat Group subsidiary, announced that its advanced production center in Ajman renewed Security Accreditation Scheme (SAS) certification from the global organization ‘Global System for Mobile Communications’ (GSMA).
GSMA SAS qualification is the highest standard of safety and data protection in smart card industry. Currently, there are 30 SAS certified companies worldwide. Ebtikar remains one of the very few companies to have a facility with the demanding and state-of-the-art SAS security certification in the ......read more
Catered for The Young KSA and UAE Gamers
Device being touted as a Gaming Monster Offering Phenomenally Fast Mobile Gaming and Entertainment Experience
Dubai, UAE, August 02, 2018: Video game culture is a universal group fashioned by popular video games. Online gaming has spread from its initial computer roots to console gaming, and finally to mobile gaming, dominating the games platforms with 46% of people in the Middle East opting to play games on their smartphones according to a study conducted by NEWZOO Gaming, 2018 . Honor, the leading smartphone e-brand under the Huawei ......read more
Huawei recorded 41% year-on-year growth leaping ahead of Samsung and Apple
Dubai, United Arab Emirates –August 1, 2018: Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG), the global smartphone giant, overtook Apple in second quarter of 2018 to become number two smartphone vendor globally for the first time. According to International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide, Huawei earned 15.8 per cent market ahead of Apple at 12.1 per cent.
The entry of Huawei in the second position marks a turning point for the smartphone industry as it delivered shipments of 54.2 million units ......read more
Dubai, UAE - August 1, 2018: Ransomware is universal and one of the greatest threats in cybersecurity currently. Extensive research by Sophos has uncovered a trove of new information on the notorious SamSam ransomware that has affected far more victims than previously thought, and raised vastly more in ransom demands – almost $6 million.
Most ransomware is spread in large, noisy and untargeted spam campaigns sent to thousands, or even hundreds of thousands, of people. They use simple techniques to infect victims and aim to raise money through large numbers ......read more
New 4G LTE markets awarded to Ericsson in United States
Deployment prepares markets for a smooth, cost-effective transition to 5G
Rollout includes latest Ericsson 4G and 5G-ready radio system
Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2018: Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) announced today that the company has increased its U.S. footprint by expanding its 4G partnership with Verizon to include new markets .
This extended partnership includes Ericsson Radio System 4G LTE equipment which, in addition to enabling the latest advances in 4G LTE capabilities, will provide a 5G-ready ......read more
Skype Room Systems device offers meeting room control, participant connection and analytics
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 31st, 2018: Lenovo launches a new device to tackle conference room complexities and help companies embrace the digital transformation of modern workspaces. The Lenovo ThinkSmart Hub 500 is a Skype Room Systems device that manages collaboration within modern meeting rooms. With the ability to simply connect remote and local participants to Skype for Business meetings and shared content, it eliminates the hassle of sharing personal laptop screens and ......read more
5th cohort to focus on three challenges using Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain
Dubai, 30 July 2018: Etisalat Digital today announced its new set of challenges for the 5th cohort of Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA) focusing on creating smart innovative solutions based on emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain.
The partnership with the government-supported accelerator is part of Etisalat Digital strategy to bring the latest technologies and innovations to enable a smart ecosystem. The technology themes for the challenges under the fifth ......read more
Excited UAE shoppers queue up to experience HUAWEI nova 3’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) Selfie
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 30 July, 2018: Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) latest HUAWEI nova 3 is now available in stores across the UAE. The global smartphone giant yet again impresses its customers with its third-generation intelligent device embodying elegance and incredible features as the device received a record number of pre-bookings ahead of its launch. The HUAWEI nova 3 is receiving phenomenal response from customers as they are eager to get their ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 30, 2018: Panasonic to reinvent the contemporary Middle Eastern kitchens with the introduction of new water dispensers that combine cutting edge innovation with stylishly elegant look. Designed in statement-making black and metal finish, Panasonic’s water dispensers break the monotony of the plain white plastic design of common water dispensers – a perfect way to achieve that touch of chic luxury without compromising on reliability and functionality.
The range includes two top loading water dispensers, SDM-WD3238TG and SDM-WD3128TG, and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 29, 2018: With the proliferation of smartphones and expanding internet connectivity across the region, the popularity of online shopping continues to surge. Experts however agree that despite the growing success of e-commerce, the traditional retail market will remain a constant and that there is still a huge room for growth and profitability.
Jayaraman Nair, Chairman, VIS Exhibitions and Conferences, organizer of the trade show Smart Stores Expo, said, “While more and more consumers nowadays are increasingly enjoying the benefits of online shopping, ......read more
Weekly Podcast Delivers the Latest Cyber Security News, Hosted by Threat Researchers from Symantec
Dubai, UAE, July 29, 2018: Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced the debut of its Cyber Security Brief Podcast. Hosted by threat researchers from Symantec’s Security Technology and Response (STAR) division, the new podcast provides a weekly update on the latest cyber security news and intelligence.
Symantec’s STAR division plays a central role in harnessing telemetry from the ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 26 July, 2018: Life just got a whole lot easier for the millions of people who use the industry - leading apps and services delivered by Cisco Collaboration and Google Cloud.
As part of our deepening alliance, Cisco is announcing its first wave of collaboration integrations with Google products. This goes far beyond merely making sure our calling, email, document collaboration, and customer service products work together. The goal is to help people be much more efficient so they can do their jobs better. At Cisco, we believe artificial intelligence and machine ......read more
Dubai, UAE– July 29, 2018 – Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced it has released its second-annual State of Email Security report. The report identifies the latest email-borne threats facing organizations of all sizes and industries globally.
Cyberattacks are on the rise. In fact, more than 50% of organizations reported seeing the volume of phishing attacks increase over the last twelve months, while 40% said they saw the volume of impersonation attacks rise. Making cybersecurity a priority should start from the top, yet ......read more
First-Half Sets Multiple Records: Highest Global Revenues, Highest Operating Profits and First Time Sales Exceed 30 Trillion Won
Dubai, UAE, July 28, 2018: LG Electronics Inc. (LG) reported consolidated global sales of KRW 15.02 trillion (USD 13.9 billion) and operating profits of KRW 771 billion (USD 715.1 million) for the second quarter of 2018. Second-quarter sales rose 3.2 per-cent while operating profits increased 16.1 percent from the same period last year. Strong profitability from home appliances and air solutions and premium home enter-tainment products offset second-quarter ......read more
The free trial period of the BOT-IM and C’me apps is now available to all du customers
Dubai, UAE, 26 July 2018: This summer, du from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) is offering those separated by distance even more ways to get in touch with one another with a 15-day free trial of the BOT-IM and C’me apps when customers subscribe to the Internet Calling Pack service.
After subscribing, du customers can download one of the two apps from the iOS or Play Store and register their mobile number to start enjoying this limited time offer from du.
Amr ......read more
Author: Network Protection Security Labs, Attack Investigation Team
Summary: Active attack group is eager to make use of available tools, research, and the work of other threat actors.
July 25, 2018: Symantec has uncovered the operations of a threat actor named Leafminer that is targeting a broad list of government organizations and business verticals in various regions in the Middle East since at least early 2017. The group tends to adapt publicly available techniques and tools for their attacks and experiments with published proof-of-concept exploits. Leafminer ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 25, 2018 : HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that HID is the world’s first ticketing solution provider to be certified to deliver more secure, lower cost, faster contactless tickets based on an open standard called Calypso Light Application (CLAP).
Public transportation authorities around the world no longer need to accept lower security, incompatibility and slower speeds or be locked into a proprietary low-end ticket system. HID’s CLAP-certified solution, SOMA Atlas, is now recognized by the Calypso ......read more
Hundreds of new and quirky products now on Interesting Finds
July 25, 2018: SOUQ.com has announced the launch of its new “Interesting Finds” store which will make your search for the perfect gift forever easier. Customers can now easily access hundreds of new, interesting and trendy products including toys, home decor, accessories, and much more.
Interesting Finds curates the new and interesting items available on SOUQ.com into fun-to-scroll-through, collage-style lists; making gift giving fun and exciting.
Users can shop these quirky gifts ......read more
Distribution of interim dividend for the first half of the fiscal year 2018 of 40 fils per share
Abu Dhabi, 24 July 2018: Etisalat Group today announced its consolidated financial results for H1 ending 30th June 2018.
H1 2018 Financial Highlights and Key Developments
Etisalat Group subscriber base reached 144 million representing year on year increase of 4%
Etisalat Group Consolidated Revenues for first half of 2018 amounted to AED 26.2 billion representing 4% increase year over year.
Etisalat Group Consolidated Net profit for first half of ......read more
Signify ranked as the top scoring leader in new report
Navigant Research estimates annual smart street lighting revenue to grow to nearly $8.3 billion globally by 2027
Dubai, UAE, July 24, 2018: Industry analyst firm, Navigant Research, has issued a report entitled, ‘Navigant Research Leaderboard: Smart Street Lighting,’ in which Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, is ranked as the leader for Smart Street Lighting globally.
Navigant Research defines smart street lighting as “a general label for the use of advanced ......read more
Dubai UAE - July 24, 2018: Fortinet(NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced the expansion of Fortinet Security Fabricofferings on Google Cloud Platform, enabling customers to better protect the expanded attack surface of hybrid cloud environments.
Adding to its existing FortiGate Next-Generation Firewalloffering, Fortinet now offers FortiManager, FortiAnalyzerand FortiWebon Google Cloud Platform.Fortinet delivers a breadth of security offerings within Google Cloud Platform, stitching together multiple layers of ......read more
Dubai, UAE: 23 July 2018: Countries in the GCC are on a quest to achieve higher standards of living by integrating sustainable solutions. Whether it is being responsible by encouraging people to recycle or working with solar power, many governments across the region are determined to make their country future-oriented by focusing more on renewable sources of energy in order to protect and save the environment.
However, LG believes that the journey to a sustainable, liveable and greener environment begins at home, which it why it’s range of home appliances work ......read more
W-Locate plans to expand its operations to other Asian countries enabled by the Tata Communications MOVE™ platform and IZO™ Private Cloud
Dubai, UAE, July 23, 2018: W-Locate, the Singapore-based Internet of Things (IoT) start-up, has selected Tata Communications, a leading global digital infrastructure provider, to accelerate its international growth. W-Locate provides real-time location-based information to enterprises across Singapore, Hong Kong, Jakarta and Malaysia. It is now looking to extend its presence to South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and other Asian ......read more
Hisense expands its product portfolio and brings a round of exciting prizes to be won as official sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
Further to its dynamic competitions and offers prior to the World Cup, Hisense gave away 4 winners each semi-final tickets + AED 10,000 Cash*, a 65-inch Hisense ULED TV, a 55-inch Hisense ULED TV and to 8 lucky winners group tickets to the monumental event
The brand hosted a roadshow at Central Galleria, Mall of the Emirates, from the 1st to 10th of July with interactive games to play and great prizes were won
July 22, 2018: ......read more
Consumers now get nearly 15% more display area without increasing the overall size of the device
Dubai, UAE – 22 July 2018: Samsung Gulf Electronics today announced the arrival of the latest edition to the Galaxy J-Series with the launch the 2018 Galaxy J8 smartphone in the UAE. In addition to delivering Samsung’s signature Infinity Display, the Galaxy J8 boasts true to life colors, brighter photographs and facial recognition technology, as well as sleek curves and seamless lines, and a comfortable grip.
“At Samsung our aim is to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 22, 2018: In an interview with CNN’s Supercharged, the newly-appointed team principal of the Venturi Formula E team, Susie Wolff, explains why she has transferred to the all-electric racings series.
The former Formula 1 test driver tells host Nicki Shields that she believes that Formula E is now less reliant on former F1 drivers ahead of its 5th season, set to begin on 15 December 2018 in Saudi Arabia.
Alongside the introduction of the Gen2 Formula E care, Wolff will also work with former teammate Felipe Massa at Venturi, and she outlines ......read more
ESET – a global leader in information security software – has been named a “Strong Performer” in The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Detection And Response, Q3 2018, report. ESET was among the 12 select companies that were invited to participate by Forrester, and which were identified in the evaluation as the most significant endpoint detection and response (EDR) providers. The report “shows how each provider measures up and helps security and risk (S&R) professionals make the right choice.”
Analyzing EDR solutions, the authors commented, “EDR ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 21, 2018: Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), Telstra and Intel have successfully completed the first end-to-end 5G non-standalone (NSA) 3GPP data call on a commercial mobile network at Telstra’s 5G Innovation Centre on the Gold Coast Australia in a multivendor setup. With this achievement, the companies have taken 5G out of the lab and into a real-world mobile network environment.
The call was the first of its kind over 3.5GHz spectrum, bringing together the core components from multiple companies required for a real commercial 5G network call. It ......read more
Telco joins the global event ‘Light Up for Inclusion’ in an act of unity and celebration of difference
Abu Dhabi 21 July 2018: Etisalat, the official partner of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, which will take place from 14-21 March 2019, joined the world on July 20 in celebration of Special Olympics’ 50th anniversary to work together to create a new future for People of Determination.
Etisalat’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi and Dubai Al Kifaf buildings were among a number of major landmarks and iconic venues around the globe that lit up in red ......read more
Dubai, UAE – July 19, 2018 – Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced the launch of its early adopter program after conducting a successful private beta for the new Domain Name System (DNS) Security Gateway solution.
The Mimecast DNS Security Gateway cloud-based service guards against malicious activity initiated by user action or malware while blocking access to websites deemed unsafe or inappropriate based on each organization’s objectives and policies. The program is open for existing Mimecast customers looking to ......read more
No.1 smartphone brand in China committed to the UAE’s national vision for innovation and sees a significant opportunity to increase trade between the UAE and China
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 19 July, 2018: Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG), the global smartphone giant, continues to share the UAE’s vision to constantly innovate and provide cutting-edge technology to ease consumers’ daily lives. As one of the top three smartphone companies globally and number one in China, UAE remains a key growth market for Huawei globally.
“Huawei ......read more
HyperloopTT to open Chinese entity and begin work on China’s first Hyperloop starting with an initial 10 km commercial agreement at Tongren in Guizhou Province.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, July 19, 2018: Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced the signing of an agreement in the People’s Republic of China. The agreement was signed by both HyperloopTT and Tongren Transportation & Tourism Investment Group of the People's Republic of China. This is the first hyperloop agreement with China and marks the twelfth agreement for HyperloopTT and the ......read more
Powered by Dual front camera (24MP+2MP) and new f/2.0 wide aperture lens, HUAWEI nova 3 series promises Artificial Intelligence selfies
July 19, 2018: Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG), the global smartphone giant, has announced the launch of its new HUAWEI nova 3 and HUAWEI nova 3i in the UAE. Both smartphones are powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) in its overall functioning and camera features. With dual front camera (24MP+2MP), users can expect the best-in-technology ‘selfie’ that a smartphone can offer.
HUAWEI nova 3 series was initially designed with the ......read more
More and more of us these days are heading off to Dubai. It’s a city that continues to develop, bringing new business and new tourism.
Dubai, UAE, July 18, 2018: But while the architecture and technology may be futuristic, accessing the internet can be a little more tricky.
If you’re heading to the Middle East, then here’s everything you need to know about accessing the World Wide Web in Dubai…
Dubai is actually one of the most well-connected cities on the planet. Almost every hotel room will have access ......read more
du’s international roaming bundles make travelling and connectivity easier and more affordable than ever this summer
Dubai, UAE, 18 July 2018: This summer season, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company (EITC), is refreshing its data bundle offerings with competitive prices as UAE residents prepare to leave for holidays.
du individual and business customers can now enjoy a hassle-free roaming and avoid adding another stop to their travel itinerary to buy a local sim. du unveiled an exciting data bundle offer that boosted two of its ......read more
Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced Sophos Intercept X for Server, next-generation server protection with predictive deep learning technology that provides constantly evolving security against cyber threats. Sophos’ deep learning neural networks are trained on hundreds of millions of samples to look for suspicious attributes of malicious code and prevent never-before-seen malware attacks. SophosLabs research indicates that 75 percent of malware found in an organization is unique to that organization, indicating the majority of ......read more
Fortinet Receives Recommended Rating in Latest NSS Labs NGFW Report, Delivers High SSL Performance Suited for Encrypted Cloud Access
FortiGate Next-Generation Firewall Receives Fifth Consecutive “Recommended” Rating, Blocked 100 Percent of Evasions and Achieved Minimal Performance Degradation for SSL Inspection
Dubai, UAE. – July 18, 2018: Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced its results from NSS Labs’ annual Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) Group Test. In this year’s test, ......read more
Dubai, July 17, 2018 - In recognition of its contribution to the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority’s (TRA) latest initiative, called ‘Start Your Business in 15 Minutes – Bashr’, Software AG was presented a commemorative trophy by the Authority.
The Director General of TRA, H. E. Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, presented the award to Rami Kichli, Vice President, Software AG - Gulf and Levant, during the launch of the first phase of the Bashr initiative in recognition of Software AG’s role.
The Bashr initiative is based on the UAE vision to enhance the ......read more
Customers can get free movies, and music subscriptions on top of their 10GB starting from AED 149 per month
Dubai, UAE, 17 July 2018: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, has launched a range of exclusive data offers for its customers across the UAE. The new Data SIM comes with data as well as movies and music starting at just AED149 per month.
du customers (Smart Plan, Emirati Plan) will receive a data SIM, a 12-month free subscription to the Anghami Plus platform and a six month free WAVO subscription when subscribing to this new ......read more
Ensuring indoor air quality in your home is as simple as installing a Samsung Wind-Free™ Air Conditioner
Dubai, UAE, July 17, 2018: There are millions of micro-organisms living in your home, present in the air you breathe day in and day out, and with added dust, dander, pollen, and mold – collectively called allergens – the air quality in your home is being affected. Choosing the right air conditioning system is paramount to ensure your families continued health and happiness. Samsung’s new Wind-Free™ split air conditioner uses a first-of-its-kind ......read more
Arab Jordan Investment Bank, CargoSmart, and Intelipost are among early adopters of enterprise-class general ledger service
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 July 2018: Businesses around the world have been deploying an early adopter version of Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service, which becomes generally available today. The service allows organizations to easily build blockchain networks to drive more secure and efficient transactions and to track goods through supply chains on a global scale. Arab Jordan Investment Bank, CargoSmart, Certified Origins, Indian Oil, Intelipost, MTO, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 16, 2018: With mobility and security dominating today’s workplace, Xerox has responded with new solutions that safeguard both data and devices while offering greater cost control.
Xerox Workplace Solutions includes print management and mobility offerings available in cloud or on-premise server versions. Ideal for companies operating fleets of printers and multifunction devices, the new offerings ensure customers’ print devices are as connected as their employees are–without sacrificing convenience, security or ......read more
Fortinet Continues to Gain Traction in the SD-WAN Marketplace by Combining its Industry-Leading Next-Generation Firewall and SD-WAN in an Easy-to-Deploy Integrated Offering
Continually Evolving its Firewall-Native SD-WAN Features Based on Customer Feedback, Fortinet Provides Secure SD-WAN for Three Distinct Use Cases
Dubai, UAE. – July 15, 2018: Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced it has gained significant traction in the SD-WAN marketplace by delivering a comprehensive SD-WAN solution that ......read more
Rules-Based Order Routing enables trading efficiencies by allowing traders to prioritize orders across asset classes
Dubai, UAE, July 11, 2018: Thomson Reuters has introduced Rules-Based Order Routing (RBOR) to its trading capabilities, enabling traders to automate workflows in a highly flexible, customizable, and cost-efficient way. Thomson Reuters RBOR is both multi-asset and global in scope.
RBOR gives traders the ability to set a number of order routing rules that determine which trades should be handled automatically or through manual intervention. This ......read more
New Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ to help gamers achieve a truly immersive experience
Dubai, UAE, July 11, 2018: The popularity of mobile gaming has grown substantially in recent years thanks to smartphones. Currently, games played on mobiles and smartphones account for a third of all global games, and that is estimated to increase to half in the future.
The MENA region enjoys a massive population of online gamers - 587 million in 2017 according to Newzoo and unlocking this kind of potential would have an enormous impact on the mobile industry*.
The upsurge in mobile gaming has led ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – July 10, 2018 – Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced it has acquired Ataata, Inc. Ataata is a cyber security training and awareness platform designed to reduce human error in the workplace and help enable organizations to become more secure by changing the security culture of their employees. The acquisition will allow customers to measure cyber risk training effectiveness by converting behavior observations into actionable risk metrics for security professionals. The addition of ......read more
July 10, 2018 − Siemens’ Process Industries and Drives and Digital Factories divisions are teaming up with Bentley Systems’ Bentley Institute to establish a Process Industries Academy that will support the companies’ joint vision for cloud services and digital workflows in engineering and operations. The Process Industries Academy will help organizations to better understand and develop an effective digital strategy across all aspects of the asset lifecycle, based on the practical experience and knowledge of the industry’s leading experts.
With recent ......read more
Etisalat’s 5G network will provide state-of-the-art services to Expo’s millions of visitors
5G technology will be a key component of the Expo 2020 Dubai ‘smart site’
Milestone affirms reputations of UAE, Dubai as leaders in innovation and state-of-the-art infrastructure
Dubai, UAE, July 10, 2018: The UAE has set another benchmark for the early adoption of advanced new technology, with Expo 2020 Dubai becoming the first major commercial customer in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region to access 5G services, through its partnership with ......read more
Subscribe now to watch the biggest sport event on four 24/7 channels live and in full HD for only AED 276
Dubai, UAE, 10 July 2018: As excitement for the World Cup finals reaches fever pitch, du from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has announced 50 percent off on its standalone World Cup package customers can subscribe to for AED276 only. The four final matches will broadcast live in full HD through four exclusive beIN SPORTS channels.
Ibrahim Almayahi, Senior Director Consumer Marketing Communications - Consumer Business, said: “We ......read more