United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 15 December 2019: Following the successful launch of Logic Compact vapes in, Kuwait, (Japan Tobacco International) is bringing its Internationally recognized Reduced Risk Products brand to the UAE (RRP) .
Logic Compact successfully launched in around twenty-one markets Worldwide including Italy, France, Romania, Belgium, Ireland, Switzerland, Russia and Canada earlier this year and in the UK.
JTI’s Middle East General Manager Graham Gibbons said, “Our success in the Kuwait market and now the exciting launch into the UAE indicates the potential growth for the vaping market in the Middle East. We are looking forward to offering UAE residents looking for an alternative to cigarettes our Reduced Risk Product. Logic Compact is a premium, stylish product ......read more
First 5G-enabled metro in MENA
Dubai 14 December 2019: Etisalat today announced that it is enabling 5G connectivity at the Etisalat Metro Station, becoming the first 5G-enabled metro in the Middle East and North Africa.
Etisalat Metro Station is the eastern terminus of Dubai Metro’s Green Line, which opened to the public in September 2011. Etisalat aims to provide metro users with a unique 5G experience riding on blazing speeds of more than 1Gbps and faster response time with latency less than 1 millisecond. At 20 times faster than 4G and with ultra-low latency, 5G technology allows users to stream live 4k resolution videos, with virtually no lag, and they will enjoy AR/VR services, cloud gaming from anywhere in UAE, robotics, and instant wearable technologies connectivity.
The ......read more
2020 Portable Computing Solutions from LG Designed with Every User in Mind
Dubai, December 11, 2019: LG Electronics’ newest gram laptop computer series – the LG gram 17 (model 17Z90N), LG gram 15 (model 15Z90N), LG gram 14 (model 14Z90N) and 14-inch LG gram 2-in-1 (model 14T90N) – is designed to set a new standard for portable computing and will satisfy the needs of the most demanding users. The 2020 lineup of LG gram laptops stick to the company’s winning formula – lightweight, compact, long battery life – while adding even more performance.
At the heart of the new series is the 10th Generation Intel® Core™ processor with Iris® Plus graphics and up to 24GB of dual-channel DDR4 memory. With double the graphics processing power of last year’s models, ......read more
Galaxy Note10+ Star Wars Special Edition packs exclusive design elements and collector’s items.
Dubai, UAE, 9 December 2019: Don’t miss your chance to be among the first in the UAE to own the special edition Galaxy Note 10+ featuring Star Wars-inspired design elements and digital content in advance of the December 19 release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
The device is available for pre-order online at www.samsung.com from December 10 – December 15 or until stocks last; and customers who pre-order it will get a complimentary Samsung Care+ for two years.
This special edition device will be bundled with a designed leather case, a metal badge as a collector’s item, an S Pen, and Galaxy Buds. The bundle also comes with exclusive Star Wars-themed content including wallpapers, ......read more
Dubai; December 08, 2019: The countdown for the festival season is officially on and now is the best time to begin buying gifts for your loved ones. And there's no more important time for us than during the festive season to answer that question 'what's the best gift?'
Surprise your loved ones with the choice of their home appliances from Nikai electronics and this season memorable for them.
Juicer: The next gifting ideas will be the Nikai’s juicer that can produce 1.5 litre of juice at a time. You may already own a juicer but here's why an upgrade to this one can be a wise choice: it extracts the maximum amount of juice possible, and all in a minute. That coupled with the compact design means it will take up less of your counter space, and it's fitted with a tap which allows you to ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 7 December, 2019: HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces the Nokia 2.3. Delivering a feature-packed camera fuelled by AI, helping you get the best shot, the Nokia 2.3 also features a large 6.2” HD+ screen and two-day battery[i] life for long-lasting and immersive entertainment.
Plus, being Android™ 10 ready, the new Nokia 2.3 will receive guaranteed monthly security updates for three years and OS updates for two years, ensuring this smartphone gets better over time.
Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer, HMD Global:
“Consumers across the world have really appreciated the Nokia 2 family of products. The Nokia 2.3 is a step forward in our promise of offering you an experience that stays fresh longer – giving consumers access to two years of OS upgrades and ......read more
• The 5G test reached speeds of up to 1.4 Gbps
• Successful 5G trials help speed up next generation wireless technology development.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 05, 2019: Etisalat Misr managed to test 5G during Cairo ICT 2019, reaching remarkable speeds of 1.4 Gbps. This proof of concept is a step in 5G readiness.
The successful trial represents an important milestone for Etisalat as technology leaders. It also exemplifies Etisalat and Ericsson’s commitment to develop and test new use cases and applications, which can benefit both consumer and enterprise.
Khalid Murshed, Etisalat CTO says: “Our 5G trial with Ericsson is a continuation of our successful partnership and our journey together to offer the latest and most innovative technologies to our subscribers ......read more
Reduces the presence of allergens and germs without the use of chemicals
Dubai, December 5, 2019 – Steaming your clothes is not only useful in getting wrinkles out, but also in killing odor-causing bacteria and getting rid of household allergens like dust mites. In fact, hot water extraction, more commonly known as steam cleaning, has proven to be the most effective way of removing pollutants and allergens.
Household allergens like dust mites are often embedded in clothes, especially in winter gear like hats, jackets and sweaters. The way laundry is handled in addition to the frequency of washing an article of clothing can help control the presence of these mites which causes asthma and allergic reactions. Outdoor allergens like pollen, chemicals and dust also tend to come into the house with our ......read more
Dubai – December 4, 2019: 1247 Media, a leading media technology solutions provider in the UAE, partnered with du to provide free, unlimited WiFi to users of the taxi fleet of the Road and Transport Authority (RTA) during the 48th UAE National Day. The complimentary service was provided to all UAE residents on December 2 and 3, 2019.
As part of the initiative, 1247 Media installed the WiFi UAE service in 5,000 RTA taxi cars. A total of 10,000 cars of the RTA taxi fleet will have the WiFi system installed very soon. This is part of the WiFi UAE initiative; so that customers of taxi service in Dubai are able to enjoy WiFi data usage of up to 10 times faster browsing speed compared to the normal free WiFi speed.
Commenting on the initiative, Mr. Esam Al Mazroei, Group Vice Chairman of 1247 Media, ......read more
New CEO, CFO, CSO, Heads of Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications Tapped to Lead Company
Dubai, November 28, 2019 — LG Electronics (LG) today announced that Brian Kwon, currently head of LG’s Mobile Communications and Home Entertainment companies, has been named to take the helm as Chief Executive Officer effective December 1. Other changes announced for 2020 include: Park Hyoung-sei as president of the Home Entertainment Company, new Mobile Communications Company president Morris Lee, William Cho in the newly created position of Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Financial Officer Bae Doo-yong.
Brian Kwon has played an important role at LG in his more than three decades at the company. Mr. Kwon (56), joined Goldstar in 1987 and has held a variety of positions including business planning at LG Wales and head ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 28 November 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), is uniting with the National Archive to unveil a treasure trove of rare historic footage and images in time for 48th National Day celebrations. By unlocking and sharing nostalgic memories of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), du and the National Archive are calling on citizens and residents to join in recollecting and sharing their invaluable UAE stories and remembrances as the country celebrates the significant occasion.
The exclusive glimpse into the past aims to unite the UAE’s people as they exchange memories and admiration for their homeland on the 48th National Day. The release of exclusive footage and images will build on this notion by offering a nostalgic journey under themes including memories of the ......read more
• Incredible discounts up to 70 percent on devices, mobile and home entertainment
• Special promotions run on UAE National Day holidays between 29th Nov - 3rd Dec
Abu Dhabi, 27 November 2019: Etisalat today announced its first ‘Green Friday’ in UAE, an annual sale that aims to give all subscribers maximum benefits before the much awaited end of the year holiday season with the best in deals and discounts for its wide range of devices, mobile services and home entertainment.
This limited special promotion will be held during the UAE National Day holidays between 29th November until 3rd December across Etisalat retail stores, website and mobile app. Subscribers can avail discounts up to 70 percent on devices and accessories, free connection and 50 percent ......read more
Bottomless data and calling are now a reality for du customers who sign up to the UAE’s first unlimited data and calling postpaid plan
Dubai, UAE, 25 November 2019: Endless opportunities and limitless possibilities are now a reality for du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), postpaid customers with the launch of the UAE’s first true unlimited postpaid Power plan. The value-loaded plan is a first for unlimited data and calling in the United Arab Emirates’ and builds on du’s ethos to deliver customers unbridled value and endless connectivity to enrich their lifestyles.
Available for new or existing customers who opt to migrate from their postpaid plan to the ‘Real Unlimited Plan’ offer for a limited time.
‘Keep in touch, ......read more
Dubai 25, 2019: Elematic, a global leader in precast concrete production technologies, is introducing their newly launched Extruder E9 casting machine at The Big 5 exhibition in Dubai. It sets a new benchmark for high-speed casting in hollow-core slab production. Elematic Modifier E9 offers accurate, fast and flexible marking and digging of cutting lines and openings.
The new, fifth generation Extruder E9 casts from 30 to 70% faster than its predecessor, achieved not only by automation and optimized casting parameters, but also by completely new design of the extruding screws and independent screw drives that speed up the process. It forms a competent, cost saving working couple with the new Modifier E9 which features efficient concrete recycling. This is enabled by not using any water in the digging ......read more
The telco presented how its robust ICT solutions can shape success for Irish companies in the ICT sector
Dubai, UAE, 24 November 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has successfully hosted an Irish Ministerial Trade Mission with the aim of discussing potential collaboration on telecoms and ICT technologies in the UAE for diverse sector implementation.
His Excellency Patrick Breen, Ireland’s Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market, and Data Protection, along with other Government of Ireland and Enterprise Ireland delegates, was received by Farid Faraidooni, Deputy CEO of EITC at du’s head office in Al Salam Tower, Dubai.
During the visit, the Irish Ministerial Trade Mission and du outlined how the global technology ......read more
Lenovo DCG showcases new and enhanced solutions that focus on utilizing blockchain, AI, Edge Computing, and IoT in the Data Centre to help businesses in the Kingdom with increased workloads in enterprise storage
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – November 19th, 2019: Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG), a global technology leader in driving digital transformation today announced its participation at the 3rd Annual Digital Saudi 2030 Show, the largest platform for digital transformation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The company is showcasing their new solutions among over 500 C-Level executives, all engaged in the prevalent discourse around enhancing human knowledge to achieve digitalization as an enterprise, government and as a nation.
Over the course of the show, in line with the ......read more
The telco’s innovative platform will enable customers to manage their M2M SIMs from a central self-service, resilient portal.
Dubai, UAE, November 19, 2019: As a dedicated provider of dynamic end-to-end connectivity solutions, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has taken its machine-to-machine (M2M) services to the next level with the launch of a M2M Control Platform. Designed to deliver complete end-to-end solutions for managing M2M SIMs, connectivity and services, du’s platform will enhance customers’ abilities to manage their M2M SIMs from a central self-service, resilient portal.
M2M is transforming the way organizations work, with the expected number of connected devices expected to reach 20bn in 2020 according to industry ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 18th November 2019: Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) announced that it has succeeded in achieving a compliance rate of 99% regarding the disclosure of the 3rd quarter financial statements of its listed public joint stock companies within the deadline of 45 days from the end of the financial period 30th of September 2019.
63 out of 64, local and foreign, public listed companies disclosed their 3rd Quarter financial statements for 2019 within the 45 days period given.
It is worthy to note that the highest recorded increase in companies’ profits was in the Services Sector with an increase of 10.81%, followed by the Energy Sector with an increase of 5.47%, and then the Banking sector with 3.56%
On this occasion, ADX stated that the collaboration between the Exchange and its listed companies has always ......read more
17 November 2019: DHL Express, the world’s leading international express service provider, has won the Kincentric Best Employers Award, a leading employer benchmarking program that recognizes extraordinary employers who strive to spark change, inspire their people and accelerate business success.
DHL has won in the MENA Regional ‘Best Employer’ category for the fifth year in a row for its excellent workplace culture, focus on development programs like Certified International Specialist and outstanding employee engagement driven by leaders who connect employees with passion and strong values. The company has always strived to be an employer of choice and its 100,000+ employees are at the heart of its business and the most important driver of the organization’s global success. In ......read more
● Ericsson experts will present a wide range of demonstrations and launches during AfricaCom 2019 in Cape Town
● Collaborations with industry leaders on innovative connectivity solutions will be showcased
● Visitors will experience hands-on demonstrations in Networks, Managed Services and Digital areas
Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 12, 2019: Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) will demonstrate how it is empowering an intelligent, sustainable and connected Africa at AfricaCom 2019, taking place from 12-14 November at Cape Town International Convention Center, South Africa. Ericsson experts will showcase a wide range of new and relevant use cases at the event, as well as establish innovative partnerships geared towards unlocking new opportunities in the region.
This ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 12 November 2019: Lenovo, a technology leader in Intelligent Transformation, has partnered with Enviroserve, who have recently launched the world's largest integrated processing facility for electrical and electronic equipment waste (WEEE) in Dubai Industrial Park. The partnership with Enviroserve and Wisetek forms part of Lenovo’s wider approach to e-waste management through its Lenovo Remove-IT Program.
The Recycling Hub by Enviroserve is a state-of-the-art facility that is spread across 280,000 square feet and offers the annual capacity to recycle 39,000 tonnes of electrical and electronic waste. Powered by solar energy and producing no air or liquid emissions, the facility contributes to international e-waste recycling efforts and serves as a role model in the Middle ......read more
Sales of Imaging & Sensing Solutions contributes to strong second quarter ending 30 September 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 11th November 2019: Sony Corporation reported its strongest second quarter operating income till date with a 16 per cent increase year-on-year against the same period last year, which was attributed to its robust image sensor sales. The recent second quarter results also raised Sony’s full-year earnings outlook.
Concluding 30 September 2019, the recorded operating income for Q2 2019 was US$2.59 billion (¥279 billion) up by 16 per cent from US$2.23 billion (¥239.5 billion) in Q2 2018. The consolidated operating income forecast for FY19 is expected to increase by US$278 million (¥30 billion) to US$7.78 billion (¥840 billion) from an ......read more
• Group revenue grew year-on-year for the ninth consecutive quarter, reaching US$13.5 billion
• Pre-tax Income (PTI) grew 45% year-on-year to US$310 million
• Net income up 20% year-on-year to US$202 million
• Lenovo continues to be the world’s #1 player in the global PC market with record shipments of 17.3 million units, including double-digit premium segments growth
• Software and services revenue* up 35% year-on-year to US$883 million
DUBAI, November 11, 2019: Lenovo Group (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) has announced Group revenue in the second quarter reached US$13.5 billion, the ninth consecutive, year-on-year quarter of growth. Pre-tax income grew 45% compared to the same quarter a year earlier, to US$310 million. Net income also increased 20% ......read more
The breakthrough aggregate throughput (DL+UL), exceeding 2Gbps over a single 5G 100MHz carrier, marks the continual evolution of du’s dynamic 5G commercial network
Dubai, UAE, 9 November, 2019: As a formative operator innovating the United Arab Emirates’ ICT sphere for a more connected tomorrow, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) has today announced it has achieved the world’s highest peak throughput over a 5G standalone (SA) network by exceeding 2Gbps over a single 5G 100MHz carrier at Band C on its commercial 5G network.
The successful 5G SA demonstration marks the transition to the next phase of du’s commercial 5G network, which is now closer following the completion of a standalone 5G peak aggregate data connection throughput of 2 Gbps (DL+UL) over a single 5G SA carrier at ......read more
A series of initiatives and services launched to help develop and empower People of Determination
Dubai, 06 November 2019: Etisalat today announced that it has been named the official telecom partner of the third AccessAbilities Expo, a global platform that reflects the aspirations of over 50 million people of determination across the Middle East.
The Expo is being held from 5-7 November under the patronage of HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Dubai Airports, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Dr Ahmed bin Ali, Group Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Etisalat, said: “We are pleased to be associated with AccessAbilities Expo, which is in line with Etisalat’s overall strategy and vision of ......read more
5G bus roadshow highlights disruptive 5G technology with low latency, incredible speeds and massive capacity
Tour to demonstrate real-life 5G use cases for both consumers and the business sectors in UAE
Dubai, 19 September 2019: Etisalat and Ericsson are embarking on an exclusive roadshow – The 5G Experience Bus – showcasing 5G capabilities through innovative use cases. The roadshow will demonstrate how 5G will enhance digital transformation to all UAE consumers and businesses.
Saeed Zarouni, Senior Vice President, Mobile Network, Etisalat says: ......read more
Visit the French Tech Pavilion in Hall 4 from the 6th to the 10th of October at Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC).
United Arab Emirates: September 19, 2019: Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, is showcasing French technology and innovation at GITEX on the French Tech pavilion organized by Business France. Amadeus, one of the leading providers of travel technology, will be the official partner of the French Pavilion which will headline national companies driving the latest advancement in fintech, e-commerce, ......read more
Sharjah, UAE; 18 September 2019: Epson with the support of Tenaui, a leading distributor of imaging solutions in the region, will take part in Xposure, the largest annual photography and imaging show in the MENA region. Epson will demonstrate its wide range of professional solutions for photographers at the event taking place from September 19- 22, 2019 at Expo Centre, Sharjah. Xposure is a key event for professional photographers, photography enthusiasts, students and educators.
According to Jeroen Van Beem, Director of Sales, Epson MEA: “A photograph speaks louder ......read more
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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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, ......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 ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 8 Sept 2019: Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated, and automated cybersecurity solutions, will highlight the importance of securing edge networks and showcase its Secure SD-WAN, SD-Branch, OT and Cloud Security solutions at GITEX 2019.
“The network perimeter is being replaced with new edge networks. As data moves between multi-cloud, IoT, SD-WAN and next-gen branch offices, and mobile devices, the challenge is ensuring security and consistency between these environments,” said Alain Penel, Regional Vice President- Middle East, ......read more
Riding a wave of increased spending by the military and defence sector, and bolstered by the pressing need for Oil & Gas and broadcast organizations to streamline operations and optimize operational costs through the use of advanced technologies, VITEC, a global leader in end-to-end video streaming solutions, has doubled down on its investment in the Middle East. Earlier this year, the company established its presence in the region with the inauguration of an office in Dubai and has since expanded its workforce and customer base at an accelerated pace.
Outlining his ......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; ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......read more
3rd September, 2019: A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN), today announced its participation as a Platinum sponsor at MENA Information Security Conference 2019, that will take place at the Crowne Plaza – Riyadh RDC Hotel and Convention Centre in Saudi Arabia, 9-10th September. This is the third year in a row that the company will be sponsoring the event and this year, A10 Networks’ focus will be on educating conference attendees about 5G, multi-cloud and DDoS security.
As a platinum sponsor, A10 Networks will have a keynote speaking slot with the theme “Safeguarding the Edge of 5G ......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 ......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 ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2nd September, 2019 – Alaris, a Kodak Alaris business, has announced its participation at GITEX Technology Week taking place between 06 -10 October 2019 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. This year the company will focus on educating trade show attendees about the importance of intelligently re-engineering and automating business processes in order to increase agility and efficiency.
Naji Kazak, General Manager - Middle East, Africa, Turkey & Russia at Alaris, a Kodak Alaris business says, “Digital transformation is high on every CIOs agenda ......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 ......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 ......read more
Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced that Gartner, Inc., has once again positioned Sophos as a Leader in its Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms1. This is the 11th time in a row Sophos has been positioned as Leader.
We believe our placement is driven by our strong endpoint protection, real-world endpoint detection and response (EDR) usability, as well as our unifying platform, Sophos Central. We believe Gartner recognized Sophos for our proven record at stopping ransomware, the deep learning technology that ......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. ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......read more
Fortinet Threat Landscape Index Hits Highest Point to Date, Demonstrating Continued Increase In Cyberattacks
Dubai, UAE. – August 18, 2019
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated, and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced the findings of its latest quarterly Global Threat Landscape Report.
The research reveals that cybercriminals continue to look for new attack opportunities throughout the digital attack surfaceand are leveraging evasion as well as anti-analysis techniques as they become more sophisticated in their attempts.
The Threat ......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 ......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, ......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 ......read more
By Olivier Thirion de Briel, Global Solution Marketing Director, IAM Solutions at HID Global
Not surprisingly, as threat and fraud detection solutions become more sophisticated, malware and other threats continue to evolve. In the arms race between banks and criminals, the most advanced cybersecurity solutions are needed to reduce the risks of identity theft, compromised banking credentials and outright stealing from customer accounts. HID’s Risk Management Solution (RMS) offers the security, flexibility and peace-of-mind financial institutions and their customers need.
Malware ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 14, August 2019: Etisalat Carrier & Wholesale (C&WS) and Sparkle today announced the establishment of a 5G data roaming interconnection between Etisalat and TIM, paving the way for 5G roaming between Middle East and across the globe.
This strategic agreement will set the path for 5G and the global mobile and carrier community. While Expo 2020 was the first major commercial customer in MEASA to partner with Etisalat on 5G, Etisalat was also the first telecom operator to launch the first commercial 5G network in ......read more
• Lenovo’s new ThinkSystem SR635 and SR655 single-socket server platforms are specifically built to harness the full potential of AMD EPYC™ 7002 Series processors
• Enhance video security and other critical applications for edge and virtualized environments with greater storage, processing and graphics capabilities
• Enable organizations to accomplish more with less, reducing TCO by up to 46 percent and reducing software licensing costs by up to 73 percent
• Drive advanced network intelligence and analytics by delivering new levels of workload ......read more
LG’s Premium Brand Teases New Products for Enhanced Living
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 08, August 2019: LG SIGNATURE, the first ultra-premium brand from LG Electronics (LG) is expanding its product lineup to meet growing consumer demand.
First launching in South Korea in 2016, LG SIGNATURE is now available in over 50 countries worldwide, including the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
A unique proposition for homeowners keen to invest in luxury goods, LG SIGNATURE appliances fuse together quality build, elegant design and LG’s advanced technology ......read more
Abu Dhabi 07 August 2019: Smiles, the deals and discount app that provides a wide range of daily deals and lifestyle rewards, is offering customers the chance to win a summer holiday for two to the paradise island of Mauritius.
Smiles has partnered with Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority and Emirates Holidays to launch this mega promotion where a subscription to the Unlimited Buy 1 Get 1 package gives customers a chance to enter a raffle draw: one raffle entry for 30 days package; three raffle entries for 90 days package; and 10 raffle entries for a yearly package.
Five lucky ......read more
Connecting with friends and family in the UAE just got easier for du customers travelling for Hajj or visiting other GCC countries, with the release of roaming bundles starting from AED 100
Dubai, UAE, 6th August, 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has announced three new and convenient roaming bundles for customers travelling for Hajj and to other GCC countries. By subscribing to the new roaming packages, prepaid and postpaid customers have a variety of options to stay connected with up to 30GB of data and unlimited outgoing calls while ......read more
Second Quarter 2019 Highlights
• Revenue of $521.7 million, up 18% year over year
• Billings of $622.4 million, up 21% year over year1
• Deferred revenue of $1.87 billion, up 27% year over year
• GAAP operating margin of 14%
• Non-GAAP operating margin of 24%1
• GAAP diluted net income per share of $0.42
• Non-GAAP diluted net income per share of $0.581
• Cash flow from operations of $195.1 million
• Free cash flow of $177.8 million1
Dubai, UAE. - August 4, 2019 - Fortinet® (Nasdaq: FTNT), a global leader in broad, ......read more
Mixture of Emirati, Arab and international founders to have new operational base in Abu Dhabi
Seven startups specialized in fintech, health tech, travel tech, AI, blockchain and social impact to join Hub71
1 August 2019, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Hub71 has announced today that seven new startups will bring a significant part of their operations and presence to the Abu-Dhabi based tech hub. The seven startups are specialized in fintech, health tech, travel tech, AI, blockchain and social impact. Spanning across many industries, the startups include two Emirati ......read more
August 01, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
"Security experts and business leaders are scratching their heads today. It appears that Capital One’s breach was an exploit of a configuration issue in a firewall, something that's typically rectified by routine security audits and controls. This significant breach shows how today's enterprise security deployments are increasingly complicated, with the use of various cloud platforms and access to sensitive data as examples. Another important fact is that more and more individuals outside of an organization have knowledge of how enterprise ......read more
Revenue grew 20 percent quarter-over-quarter;
Gross margin expanded to 41 percent, up 4 percentage points year-over-year -
Dubai, UAE - July 31, 2019 - AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) today announced revenue for the second quarter of 2019 of $1.53 billion, operating income of $59 million, net income of $35 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.03. On a non-GAAP(*) basis, operating income was $111 million, net income was $92 million and diluted earnings per share was $0.08.
GAAP Quarterly Financial Results
Q2 ......read more
du’s involvement in the Light Communication Alliance will help lead global adoption of Light Communication technology
Dubai, UAE, 31, July, 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has become the only regional founding member of the Light Communications Alliance (LCA) – a newly launched global consortium of communications, lighting, infrastructure, and device manufacturing industry leaders aimed at promoting new wireless technologies to enable Light Communications (LC). The LCA will also establish and advocate the use of global standards for this ......read more
With Powerful All-Around Performance, New 5K Monitor Offers Extended
Usability and Seamless Connectivity with Mac and iPad Pro
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 31, July 2019: LG Electronics (LG) today introduced a new 27-inch UltraFineTM 5K Display (model 27MD5KL) which, along with the company’s 24-inch UltraFine 4K Display (model 24MD4KL), gives consumers two high-quality monitors that are designed specifically for the latest Apple products.
LG’s UltraFine displays deliver amazing image quality when connected to a Mac ......read more
Genetec rose to #3 access control software vendor position in the Americas with nearly 45% growth while capturing market share worldwide to take #6 position globally
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, July 31, 2019— According to a recent report published by business intelligence provider IHS Markit (NASDAQ: INFO), Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, has become one of the fastest growing providers of access control software in the world. The IHS report showed Genetec ......read more
4th generation Nokia 105 brings a modern design and functionality to the popular model
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 30, July 2019: HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announced the all new fourth generation of its most popular feature phone - Nokia 105. The new Nokia 105 comes with everything the Nokia 105 is known for, including a battery that lasts, allowing you to talk from sunset to sunrise with one charge. Its 1.77” colour screen is great for playing games like the classic Snake, and the island keymat makes dialling and texting easy and ......read more
Record-High Sales for Home Appliance Unit, Strong B2B Profitability
DUBAI, July 30, 2019 — LG Electronics Inc. (LG) today announced record second quarter and first half revenues with consolidated sales of KRW 15.63 trillion (USD 13.40 billion) and operating profit of KRW 652.3 billion (USD 559.4 million) for the period covering April-June 2019. Compared to the same period last year, sales were 4.1 percent higher with operating income down 15.4 percent. Record home appliance profits and strong business solutions profitability offset smaller operating income for home ......read more
Partnership marks ThreatQuotient’s global expansion into Middle East, Turkey and Africa
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – July 29, 2019 – ThreatQuotient™, a leading security operations platform innovator, today announced a strategic partnership and value added distributor (VAD) agreement with StarLink. According to the terms of the agreement, StarLink will promote and distribute ThreatQuotient’s platform, ThreatQ™, through its extensive network of channel partners and solution providers across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa.
The ability for ......read more