Stay Cool, Wind-Free this Summersummer
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 25, August 2019: With summer in full swing, consumers in the Middle East are experiencing the hot and arid conditions that the warmer months are renowned for. Flocking indoors to escape the humidity and heat is a common occurrence for all people living in these climes climates, especially since one thing they can’t control is the weather.
However, Samsung’s Wind-Free™ Air Conditioner innovations are helping consumers enjoy full control of the climate inside their homes. Samsung’s Wind-Free™ cooling technology is the perfect innovation to keep homes across the region cool and comfortable, without the unpleasant blasts of cold air that are prevalent with other air conditioning units. Thanks to a range of ......read more
Expand business opportunities with high-quality printing on myriad gifts and promotional goods.
Dubai, UAE, August 22, 2019: Epson has announced the new SC-F500, 24-inch, dye-sublimation printer, developed to help promotional houses, photo labs, clothing producers and copy shops increase customer choice through flexible, high-quality printing. Whether producing printed phone covers, mugs, mouse mats, t-shirts or cushions, the SC-F500 offers fast turnaround times, reliability and a low total cost of ownership (TCO) to small businesses, and it requires no specialist knowledge to set up, operate or maintain.
The SC-F500 forms part of Epson’s complete end-to-end printing solution, which includes inks, software and paper, all designed to work in perfect harmony. To keep businesses agile and ......read more
A classic Nokia feature phone, now with readiness for 4G VoLTE HD voice calling, web browsing and all your favourite social apps
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20th August 2019: HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces the Nokia 220 4G, the latest member of its market-leading feature phone family. Nokia 220 4G supports HD voice calls over 4G LTE*, lets you surf your favourite websites with the web browser, and share your updates and content with friends and family through social media. Nokia 220 4G comes with the quality you expect from a Nokia phone as well as all the essentials you need, including games and radio without the need for a headset, all packed in a durable inherently coloured polycarbonate shell that’s a classic and familiar design from Nokia.
Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer, ......read more
Etisalat and Emaar come together to make 5G call from iconic tower ‘Burj Khalifa’
Dubai, 19 August 2019: Following its global milestones achieved in 5G network this year and the live 5G video calls made across various locations in UAE, Etisalat today announced the availability of 5G coverage in the world’s tallest and iconic tower ‘Burj Khalifa’ showcasing readiness of the state-of-the-art 5G network and compatibility with industry leading 5G smartphones.
Today’s 5G call is a major step for Etisalat as it proves the network readiness and availability of the 5G network and services in the country. Etisalat’s landmark announcement earlier in the year also gave subscribers an opportunity to be the first in the MENA region to experience the new super-fast 5G ......read more
The LEGO Group is bringing the hit comedy Friends to life in brick form for its latest LEGO Ideas set, available from September 1st to mark the show’s 25th anniversary
Dubai, 19 August 2019: For any LEGO fans who may feel their building is always stuck in second gear … there is something new coming that’s perfect for you – as famous TV show Friends arrives for fans with the new LEGO Ideas: Central Perk set.
Available directly at LEGO Stores starting September 1, 2019, this highly collectable set is a faithful recreation of Central Perk, and it’s packed with authentic details, making it a must-have memorabilia item for the Friends’ 25th anniversary year.
As well as seven all-new LEGO Minifigures (Ross Geller, Rachel Green, Chandler Bing, Monica Geller, Joey Tribbiani, Phoebe Buffay and ......read more
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia chooses Airbus and STC Specialized to secure millions of pilgrims during Muslim gathering with state-of-the-art mission critical technology.
United Arab Emirates – 18 August 2019: Airbus, a leading provider of secure communication and collaboration solutions, provides mission critical communications technology to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for this year’s Hajj pilgrimage.
Airbus has been a trusted supplier of secure communication solutions for the Hajj pilgrimage every year since 2017. With the implementation of its systems to ensure faster emergency response for public safety, and use of its state-of-the-art technology, Airbus and STC Specialized ensured the smooth running of security operations which safeguard millions of visitors each year.
Various security ......read more
Enhanced audio experience with rich sound and comfortable ergonomically designed headband
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 17, August 2019: Anker Innovations’ highlights Soundcore Vortex Wireless Over-Ear Headphones, with 20-Hour Playtime, Bluetooth 4.1, Hi-Fi Stereo Sound, Soft Memory-Foam Ear Cups and Built-in Microphone.
Get swept away by the music and engross yourself in rich, professionally-tuned audio with AptX high fidelity sound. Every aspect of your music is heightened with brilliant treble, smooth mid-ranges, and deep bass.
Roshan Vadlakonda, Regional Sales Head at Anker Innovations MEA said, “We are delighted to bring in Anker’s world class innovations through our amazing audio brand Soundcore to our regional market.
Soundcore has a wide range of top-notch feature packed ......read more
Established international photography journalists recognize Canon’s line-up as industry leading
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday 15th August 2019: Today, Canon Europe is recognized as an industry-leader, with the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) honoring Canon with five prestigious accolades. The 2019 Awards showcase Canon’s unrivalled optical excellence and heritage, with the awards going to the EOS RP alongside RF and EF lenses. Since the high-profile launch of the EOS R System in September 2018, Canon has redefined photographic boundaries, designing bodies and lenses to expand shooting possibilities for amateur and professional photographers alike – which is reflected in this year’s awards.
Canon is proud to have been ......read more
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 MENA.
Through its network rollout and the pioneering launch of the first 5G handset in the MENA, Etisalat managed to provide UAE customers with an opportunity to experience the power of 5G technology. Etisalat also empowered visitors at Abu ......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 efficiency and performance to address growing pain points for our telecommunications customers
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 08, August 2019: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY), a technology leader in Intelligent ......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 for ultimate convenience and enjoyment.
As part of its efforts to help more consumers live efficiently with smart and premium home appliances, LG SIGNATURE is adding new additions to its portfolio this year.
The expanded global lineup of ......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 customers get to win a summer holiday package for two to Mauritius, which includes return flight tickets on Emirates for two, return airport transfers by private car for two, and three-night stay inclusive of breakfast in a beachfront resort in ......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 roaming in, or travelling between, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman or Saudi Arabia.
Reflecting its commitment to delivering seamless connected experiences, du’s latest roaming solution recognizes that a large proportion of UAE travellers demand roaming ......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 founders who have decided to build their own businesses, Basil Al Askari of MidChains and Faisal Al Hammadi of YACOB. The international cohort also include Arab, Asian and American founders; some of which have come from Jordan and the US, to be part of the ......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 systems work and how organizations maintain and access their data in the cloud, giving them insider views that could be used for nefarious purposes. These complexities put a spotlight on establishing the right controls and business processes to ......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.
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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 emerging industry.
As a key advocate for bringing new technologies to fruition across the UAE, du’s involvement in this global alliance reiterates the company’s commitment towards pioneering technologies that empower citizens, ......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 or iPad Pro. Designed to enhance productivity, the LG UltraFine 5K delivers powerful all-around performance and the latest connectivity options. With Thunderbolt 3 and USB Type-C support, the monitor is an ideal companion for the latest Mac notebooks ......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 rising to the number 3 position in the Americas region (with a 45% growth in business in the region), and to the number 6 position globally in 2018.
According to the report Access Control Intelligence Service Annual Update for Global and ......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 enjoyable. With an inherently coloured polycarbonate body, the new Nokia 105 effortlessly combines modern design with simplicity and durability in a package that offers great value.
Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer, HMD Global, ......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 entertainment products and losses from vehicle components and mobile communications.
The LG Home Appliance & Air Solution Company reported record sales of KRW 6.10 trillion (USD 5.23 billion) in the second quarter, the highest for the business unit ......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 organisations to continuously ensure the security of their data and support the business needs of their customers is becoming a more critical factor of success; and the success of cybersecurity strategies within an organization is leaning more and more on ......read more
Delivers GAAP EPS of $1.43 and non-GAAP EPS of $2.52 per diluted share
DUBAI, UAE— July 29, 2019 — F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) has announced financial results for its fiscal 2019 third quarter ended June 30, 2019. Third quarter fiscal year 2019 results include the acquisition of NGINX, Inc., completed on May 8, 2019.
"The quarter's 4% total revenue growth and 91% software growth was driven by customer demand for the software form factors of our application services, as customers globally rely on F5 to provide consistent application security and reliable performance across private, public and multi-cloud environments," said François Locoh-Donou, F5 President and Chief Executive Officer. "With customers facing an ever-increasing array of threats, our software growth continues to be driven by ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 28, July 2019: Building on our continued innovation across the Z by HP workstation portfolio, HP delivers new highly configurable options for Z6 G4 workstations featuring Intel® Xeon® W CPUs. Ideal for demanding creative workloads like 3D animation and rendering, or any workflows that need higher core counts but don’t require the need for a dual processor system at higher prices.
The need for technology that can speed up the creative process—all within budget—has become a very real challenge today. With support for up to 364GB of memory on the new single socket Xeon® W-3000 series processors, creators can now take advantage of the HP Z6 higher memory capacity, compared to the Z4. The Z6 is also highly expandable with six PCIe slots for future ......read more
Three new devices bring reliability and higher print capacity to budget-conscious small businesses and home offices
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, July 29, 2019 – Xerox announces a new series of three affordable print devices designed to enhance small office mobility, without compromising image quality, security or the user experience. Comprised of the Xerox B210 printer, and B205 and B215 multifunction printers, the devices offer high-speed wireless connectivity, allowing users to print anywhere, at any time.
Each device features WiFi Direct technology that enables wireless printing without a router and mobile print functionality with Apple AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Mopria and Android support. The series reaches print speeds of up to 31 ppm, while delivering high-resolution 1200 x 1200 dpi enhanced image ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 11th April, 2019 – A10 Networks, announced that it has shipped the industry-leading 100 Gbps virtual machine for 5G secure application services with the Thunder® Convergent Firewall (CFW). The solution has already been adopted by a major telco provider in the Middle East for its 5G environment. The 100 Gbps virtual machine provides the fastest throughput available in the market and helps customers transition to an agile, scalable and software-defined network function virtualization infrastructure (NFVi) required for the commercial roll-out of 5G networks.
As mobile ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 10, 2019: While technology hasn't always been so much of a focus for construction as it has been for other industries, what it has made way for is cost reduction through the introduction of new materials and processes, allowing for greater value engineering and deeming projects far more economical, especially in the face of potential economic downturn. Because human intervention still plays a key role in operational strategy for construction companies, reliance on technology has not been as imperative as we might observe in other sectors, and the advancements ......read more
Most affordable Kindle now includes a built-in adjustable front light so you can read comfortably in even more places, day or night
Refreshed design that’s thin and light so the all-new Kindle is easy to hold for hours of reading
Dubai, UAE, April 10, 2019: Today SOUQ.com announced the start of sales of the all-new Kindle, the first Kindle with a front light for under 400 AED. Now you can adjust the display brightness to read comfortably in even more places—whether indoors at night or outside in the sun. The all-new Kindle also includes an updated design, the ......read more
Designed for Discerning Consumers, LG’s Pioneering Products and Innovative Technologies Deliver Ultimate in Convenience
Dubai, UAE, April 10, 2019: LG Electronics (LG) today unveiled its latest lineup of premium living space solutions at InnoFest Middle East and Africa (MEA) 2019. Held in the metropolitan city of Seoul, South Korea (April 9-11), the event gives partners, retailers and media from countries across the Middle East and Africa the opportunity to experience LG’s revolutionary technologies and learn about the key business strategies and ......read more
USB switched sockets aimed at enhancing convenience in the hospitality sector as travelers’ reliance on smartphones increases
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, April 9, 2019 - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that MK Electric, a leading manufacturer of wiring devices, has added USB charging capabilities into its iconic product portfolio, aimed at enhancing guest experiences in the hospitality sector.
The new MK Electric’s 1 Gang USB integrated sockets, equipped with dual USB charging ports, now meet both British and International standards,13 ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 08, 2019: On April 25th and 26th the UAE's very first ParOne Invitational STEAMathalon will take place at The Els Club, in association with Canada's leading Ed Tech company, Kalebr, BMW Middle East and Dubai Autism Center.
ParOne STEAMathalon showcases a world-first, but how exactly does it work? Open to Grades seven, eight and nine across the UAE, teams of young learners will train their very own artificial intelligence GolfBots to golf pro status, competing against other innovative learners from around the country as they traverse a custom 9-hole ......read more
Etisalat to invest AED 4 billion during 2019 in digital transformation, the mobile and fiber network
Targeting to build 1000 5G towers in the UAE
Dubai 08 April 2019: Etisalat’s pioneering efforts in 5G will pave the way for the ‘Future of Connectivity’ with innovation and digital transformation taking centre stage and leading the company to play a greater role in the digital lives of consumers and enterprises, said Hatem Bamatraf, Chief Technology Officer, Etisalat International at 5G MENA ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 7th April, 2019: Alaris, a Kodak Alaris business, has unveiled its next generation of information capture solutions designed to easily and affordably digitise paper, automate business processes, and boost productivity at home and in the office. The Alaris E1000 Series Scanners are the latest addition to the award-winning IN2 Ecosystem, a powerful combination of best-in-class document scanners, imaging software and services delivered by Alaris’ global network of partners. Packing all the intelligence of a larger device into a streamlined, desktop scanner, the Alaris E1025 and ......read more
Companies team up to deploy world-class secure solutions and create a journey depicting the usage of blockchain technology in the future
Dubai, UAE, 4 April, 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has announced a significant strategic partnership with leading identity and access authentication solutions provider one37. The collaborative partnership, which was agreed at the Future Blockchain Summit 2019 will see the two parties introduce innovative identity solutions enabling public and private enterprises to take full advantage of the readymade ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 4, 2019: Hisense®, a leading television and appliance manufacturer and UEFA EURO 2020™ partner, launches one of its strongest product present to date. As an international brand excelling in meeting consumer needs across markets, Hisense is exhibiting its ultra-premium TVs that push the boundaries of display technology, including an unbelievably-thin self-contained TV.
It’s time to rethink TV. Hisense launched the 100-inch 4K UHD Laser TV which is the latest addition to the award-winning series. The 4K Laser TV has ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 4, 2019: Hisense®, a leading television and appliance manufacturer has announced its global partnership deal with the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) for Men’s National Team Football competitions ahead of the UEFA EURO 2020™. In the 60th year of the tournament, this is the second time the Chinese giant has filled the position to be a Global Partner among other UEFA sponsors following a successful UEFA EURO 2016™ campaign.
As a global partner, Hisense will engage in various global marketing and ......read more
Innovative digital security solutions showcased including managed and cloud security, digital risk protection and IoT security
Dubai, UAE, April 03, 2019: ‘Building Digital Resilience for Digital Businesses’ was the highlight of Etisalat Digital’s keynote at the seventh edition of Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (GISEC), the Middle East’s largest and most comprehensive cybersecurity event.
Etisalat Digital showcased its digital security offerings and also conducted live demos of IoT hacks at the event.
At GISEC 2019, there ......read more
Huawei 30 Pro comes packed with solid camera features including a new Leica Quad Camera system and a 10 times hybrid zoom
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 3, 2019: Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) unveiled the much-anticipated HUAWEI P30 Series to consumers in the Middle East and Africa region during a launch event that took place in Burj Park where the audience was treated a mesmerizing animation and lightshow projection on the Burj Khalifa.
HUAWEI P30 Series are the company’s most advanced camera smartphones to date: Innovations ......read more
This year's trade fair slogan "Digital Enterprise – Thinking industry further!"
Roadmap for the factory and process automation of the future
Scalable concept up to the MindSphere IoT operating system leads to renaissance on the shopfloor
Enhanced portfolio: cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence and Edge computing increase productivity and flexibility
Dubai, UAE, April 02, 2019: At Hannover Messe, Siemens is presenting numerous additions to its Digital Enterprise portfolio for the next level of digital transformation in the discrete ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 02 April 2019: Etisalat today unveiled the UAE first Cloud Gaming service delivering high-definition (1080P) cloud-based games directly to TVs on its eLife set-top box.
Leveraging the power of the cloud, the new eLife TV service enables gamers of all ages to play the latest and most popular games without the need to have a separate game console.
“We are excited to bring this service to the market as it complements Etisalat’s vision to ensure the latest technology is available first to all of the residents in the UAE and to drive the ......read more
UAE is open to international corporation to counter cyber-crime, says DESC director
Live hacking demonstration by world famous hacker reveals obtaining personal information is child’s play
Dubai, UAE – 1 April 2019: GISEC – the Middle East’s leading cybersecurity event – opened yesterday (MONDAY) with a stark warning to the region’s businesses: make your staff hack-conscious, or it could bring your company to its knees.
That was the message from the world’s most famous hacker Kevin Mitnick, who shared his unparalleled hacking ......read more
Smartphone photography to be taken a notch higher with the launch of a 3 cameras smartphone
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1st April 2019 – What if a smartphone helped you capture photography masterpieces you never knew were possible with a smartphone camera? HONOR, the leading smartphone e-brand, is coming soon with an all new HONOR 10i that will see innovative camera features as part of its offerings solidifying HONOR’s commitment to an enhanced photography experience for the millennials and the Gen Z of the Middle East.
As the visual world continues to expand ......read more
LG’s ThinQ technology signifies a future of greater flexibility and convenience for the region
Dubai, UAE: 01 April 2019 – This Spring, LG will be showcasing its revolutionary ThinQ technology and the power of AI to an exclusive audience at InnoFest 2019.
An annual event, InnoFest gives distribution and retail partners, as well as media the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with LG’s latest technologies. This year, LG is placing key focus on communicating the power of smart technology to make life simpler and more efficient, with its array of ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1 April 2019: As technology development and deployment continues throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, cyber threats are also evolving, moving beyond attacks such as phishing, denial-of-service, and credential compromise to encompass new threats that are challenging companies and organizations. To combat these threats, entities need to shift cybersecurity approaches away from simply focusing on security compliance to developing a holistic culture of proactive security across the broader enterprise, according to Booz Allen Hamilton. ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates From- March 31st 2019: April 1 to 3, 2019, Business France is organizing the first French Tech Tour United Arab Emirates in partnership with French Tech Dubai UAE. AMADEUS, leader in travel solutions that shape the future of travel, is the official partner of this tour. A real technological road show and three-day commercial accelerator between Dubai and Abu Dhabi, this meeting will take place on the sidelines of the Future Technology Week. The French Tech Tour will feature B2B exchanges between 5 innovative French companies and the major Tech ......read more
Public-private partnerships to help accelerate smart cities projects in region
Revenue-generating business models critical to attracting private financing
Future Cities Show to provide platform for public and private officials to engage and discuss potential ties
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 March 2019: Investments in technologies enabling smart cities in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is expected to hit the USD 2.30-billion mark by 2021 as per the estimates of International Data Corporation. Given that large funding is needed to build smart cities, ......read more
Helping Customers and Countries Hone their Competitive Edge
Dubai, UAE, March 30, 2019: Huawei released its 2018 Annual Report today. According to the report, the company maintained strong business growth in 2018. Its sales revenue rounded off at USD 106 billion, up 19.5% year-on-year; its net profit reached USD 8.7 billion, up 25.1% year-on-year.
In 2018, Huawei invested USD 14.9 billion (14.1% of its sales revenue) in R&D, ranking fifth globally in The 2018 EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard. Over the last ten years, Huawei's R&D expenditure has reached more ......read more
Global leader in cyber security training returns to security expo with more training events than ever plus bespoke courses for Middle East and North Africa
Dubai, UAE, March 30, 2019: SANS Institute will participate in the Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference (GISEC) at the Dubai World Trade Center from April 1-3, 2019, to urge regional leaders to get tough on tackling the cyber security skills gap. The largest provider of cyber security training and certification worldwide will be showcasing its over 60 immersion-style world-leading training courses aimed at ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 28, 2019: Asia’s leading direct selling company, QNET announced the launch of the third edition of its annual QNET GCC EXPO, which will be held in Oman on the 28th and 29th of March under the theme "Change Rise Conquer". The exhibition is a reflection for the company's concept “Absolute Living" to improve the lifestyle and well-being of families and children. QNET offers a range of products designed to guarantee physical and psychological health including: Home Care Products, Personal Care Products, Nutrition Products, and Bernhard H. ......read more
Making smartphone usage a tool for professional photography combined with phenomenal possibilities of expression
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 March 2019 – HONOR, the leading smartphone e-brand, has invested in the latest Artificial Intelligence (AI) feature to upgrade the camera capabilities as well as improve the photography standards of its users. The AI features introduced within the latest HONOR View20 have taken the smartphone photography experience to the next level by skillfully combining 48+25MP with AI to generate a camera that captures beautiful imagery that ......read more
Huawei Debuts the Super Camera Phones HUAWEI P30 and HUAWEI P30 Pro at Paris Event; Features Breakthrough Sensor, Lens and Design
Dubai, UAE, March 26, 2019: During an exclusive launch event today at the Paris Convention Center, Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) unveiled the HUAWEI P30 and HUAWEI P30 Pro. The HUAWEI P30 Series builds on the HUAWEI P Series DNA in design and photography and is the company’s most advanced series of smartphone cameras. These devices feature the innovative HUAWEI SuperSpectrum Sensor, an optical SuperZoom Lens, a new HUAWEI Time of ......read more
Marketing is mainly considered to be one of the best tools in order to handle the business and bring more customers to business platforms. Also, marketing has the potential to convert the viewers into customers that whenever you want. Well, these things are mainly managed to handle with the support of different strategies. For information, there are several strategies where you can choose and utilize it for your business. Now, the question has been raised among the people is about the best marketing way.
Well, digital marketing is mainly playing a crucial role among business people. Yes, ......read more
Nowadays, people are very much excited about starting their own businesses and sell the products that whenever they want. In recent years, we can see that millions of entrepreneurs have started their own businesses and begin to make money in different ways. If you are the one who is looking forward to running the business, then make sure to follow some of the essential strategies that help to survive among the business people. In case, if you are feeling difficult to find and follow the right strategies, then without going for a second thought, you can focus on digital marketing ......read more
Zone and Emirates HR partner with the HR Tech MENA Summit as gold sponsors to showcase transformative solutions revolutionizing the future of work
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 26, 2019: Digital technologies at the workplace are transforming the way companies create revenue and improve efficiencies via innovative strategies, products, processes and experiences. Companies in the Middle East are witnessing an explosive growth in mobile computing on enterprise radars everywhere.
Zone, a leading IT services provider from Saudi Arabia and Emirates HR, an intuitive HR ......read more
Company was the first smartphone player globally to showcase a 10x Hybrid Zoom camera technology during MWC 2019
March 26, 2019: OPPO has confirmed that the world’s first 10x Hybrid Zoom technology on a smartphone camera will be making its way to consumers in the Middle East very soon. Originally previewed in February 2019 at the Mobile World Congress, OPPO is the original inventor of 10x Hybrid Zoom technology, created as a means to provide everyone the opportunity to take professional style photographs, without fearing any loss of quality.
OPPO’s 10x ......read more
Collaboration will accelerate Abu Dhabi government’s digital transformation and achieve emiratization objectives
Abu Dhabi, UAE – March 25, 2019 – Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced the signing of a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority (ADSSSA), to accelerate the Abu Dhabi government's digital transformation efforts. The agreement was signed by H.E. Dr. Rauda Al Saadi, Director General, ADSSSA and Fabio Fontana, Vice President and Managing Director, HPE Middle East, in the presence ......read more
March 25, 2019: alfanar, the Middle East’s leading manufacturer of wide range of electrical products and solutions, has partnered with Huawei to explore how IoT and 5G technologies can be used to bring greater sustainability, efficiency and cost-savings to alfanar’s electrical products. Together the two companies will co-create 5G and IoT solutions that will accelerate the digital transformation of the Middle East’s electricity industry.
The announcement was made through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on the sidelines of Middle East ......read more
HP Reverb VR headset delivers staggering resolution for immersive experiences you must see to believe
Dubai, UAE – March 24, 2019 : At HP Reinvent, the company’s largest global partner event, HP unveiled a game-changing, grounds-up designed virtual reality (VR) headset. Joining HP’s comprehensive VR portfolio, the HP Reverb Virtual Reality Headset – Professional Edition delivers truly immersive and transformative experiences for work and life with amazing clarity with its staggering 2160 x 2160 panel per eye with double the resolution1 and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 21 March 2019: Sometimes it’s the simplest of things that makes life easier. And this sleek, fully app-based, voice-activated printer, is it. With seamless set-up and cloud-based connectivity, you can print, scan and copy from anywhere. And, because it’s so beautifully designed, it will blend seamlessly into your home décor when not in use.
Minimalist and compact design for the Smart Home
First of its kind covers based on the latest trends in International fashion, design and materials.
Soft materials serve as both an ......read more
Twelve month consolidated net profit after Federal Royalty amounted to AED 8.6 billion an increase of 2.4% compared to same period last year
Aggregate subscriber base reached 141 million
Etisalat named ‘Most Valuable Telecoms Brand’ in MENA region in 2018 by Brand Finance
UAE is ranked number one for the highest Fiber to the Home (FTTH) penetration among all its global counterparts for a third year in a row
Abu Dhabi, 21 March 2019: At Etisalat’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), held at the company’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi, shareholders ......read more
Launches its Arabic website, integrates with local payment gateway PayTabs to support businesses in the GCC region
Dubai - March 20, 2019: Zoho, a global provider of cloud-based business software, today announced its plans for expanding and reinforcing its presence in the UAE and GCC region. The announcement was made on the sidelines of the company's annual user conference, Zoholics Dubai. The initiatives include launch of Zoho's Arabic website zoho.com/ar, and alliance with PayTabs, a Bahrain-based company that will help businesses with payment ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2019: We all want to live a healthy, happy life; however, we don’t always have control over the things that happen to us. Although, fate is to thank for many things in life, there are some things you can control each day to ensure you’re healthy and happy.
Health is certainly a big factor in how happy our lives are. The first thing you tend to do when you want to be fit and healthy is to stay fit and search the internet something on the lines of “How to lose weight”. You are bound to receive results for thousands of ......read more
Key brands represented by the Group make it to the Top 50 Consumer Electronics Brands in the world.
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2019: The consumer electronics industry continues to undergo a transformation. With smart speakers and AI applications becoming increasingly popular, the development of other smart home appliances is a great opportunity for manufacturers and distributors alike.
In the UAE, Eros Group is the leading electronics distributor who has taken the lead in bringing the latest technology to the country. This fact was only reaffirmed when the “Global Top 50 Consumer ......read more
Gaming now makes up 26 percent of all media consumption hours
43% survey respondents are very interested in multiplayer AR sports
1 in 4 consumers say they will use AR when exercising in the next 5 years
March 20, 2019 - Dubai, UAE:
In the new Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) ConsumerLab report, Ready, steady, game! , 67 percent of gamers say they will increase their Augmented Reality (AR) usage in the next five years. The increasing popularity of video games is driven by the growth of mobile gaming, and now makes up 26 percent of all media consumption ......read more
Game-changing security service and new PCs shine at HP’s global partner conference
Introducing security as a service with HP DaaS Proactive Security Service
Innovating for growing businesses with new HP ProBooks and HP ProDesk
Reimagining conferencing and collaboration solutions with HP Zoom Room Solutions
Delighting consumers with design, mobility, and performance features across HP ENVY laptops and x360s
Dubai, UAE – March 20, 2019: At HP Reinvent, the company’s largest global partner event, HP Inc. ......read more
‘Design and the City of the Future’ was the focus of the annual event held earlier today
UAE, Dubai, 19 March 2019: In celebration of ‘Italian Design Day’, an initiative by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to promote Italian design around the world, Dubai was selected as one of 100 cities around the world to mark today’s annual event. Professor Carlo Ratti, renowned Italian architect, engineer, prominent designer of Italy’s Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai and ambassador of this initiative in the UAE, gave a keynote ......read more
300 delegates from the industry convened at the one-day summit held in Dubai on March 19
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2019: FinTech will radically improve the financial health of the people of the Gulf through access to next-generation banking services, says Mr. Simon Galpin, Managing Director of Bahrain Economic Development Board. He was speaking at Finnovex ME 2019, a one-day conference on financial innovation and excellence, held in Dubai on March 19, 2019.
“FinTech holds the strongest potential to impact the ME economy with the potential of open banking to transform the ......read more
Microsoft Rises from 5th to 2nd Place, with du and Etisalat in 9th and 10th Place Respectively
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2019: The technology & telecom industry in UAE has maintained its rank as #2 among 15 industries researched for the third year in a row in MBLM's Brand Intimacy 2019 Study. Microsoft has demonstrated the strongest growth in the industry, rising to #2 this year from #5 in 2018 and #8 in 2017. Meanwhile, despite a decrease in its overall Brand Intimacy Quotient (BIQ), Apple still ranks #1 in the industry and overall in the Brand Intimacy ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2019: The current generation is growing up in a world where every aspect of their communication, entertainment, social activities, and both their private and school lives are entwined with technology.
In recent years coding has been the buzz word on everyone's lips as “groundbreaking” innovation in school curriculums. What coding does, and more specifically learning to code, is enable individuals in some capacities to speak another language, which can result in an increased ability to think outside the box and handle complex challenges ......read more
A panel discussion also discussed the significance of the partners’ relationship, success to date, and the Kingdom’s future goals in digital transformation
March 18, 2019: Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, joined the Saudi-Chinese Investment Forum to share its success stories and future goals to drive the Kingdom’s digital transformation through Chinese investment.
The one-day event, supported by HRH Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, was ......read more
New look and feel, smaller footprint for latest high-yield A4 RIPS devices
Dubai, UAE; 17 March 2019: Epson has announced the launch of two new WorkForce Pro A4 RIPS models (Replaceable Ink Pack System), building on the success of the WF-C5000 series A4 business inkjet printers launched earlier. The 4-in-1 WF-C579RDTWFand single-function WF-C529RDTWprinters help increase productivity in the workplace and reduce environmental impact. They bring a very low total cost of ownership to businesses with high monthly print volume needs, making them ideal for managed print service ......read more
Innovative technologies in LG’s refrigerators and ovens offer GCC residents convenient, time-saving solutions to lead healthier and more productive lifestyles
Dubai, UAE: 17 March 2019 – In the UAE and wider GCC area, residents are realizing the benefits of switching towards healthier lifestyles, aiming to incorporate more exercise and home-cooked meals into their daily routines. Helping families achieve their health goals is LG’s focus, offering a range of smart kitchen appliances that combine convenience with performance to help people eat healthy, stay fit ......read more
Partners to develop a new digital skill learning program with specific emphasis on scaling up Artificial Intelligence (AI) skill development for young people
AI can accelerate the process of achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 - Quality Education - as well as fulfilling other SDGs
Dubai, UAE, March 17, 2019: Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) have formed a new partnership to educate and empower the next generation, with the partners to develop a new digital skill learning program that has specific emphasis ......read more
First deployment of Siemens’ cloud-based Drive Train Analytics solution in the Middle East
DTA solution supports industrial companies to increase asset reliability and availability, while reducing cost
Dubai, UAE, March 17, 2019: In a new step towards digitalizing the future of Egyptian industry, Siemens announced today it has signed a contract with Al Ezz Dekheila Steel Company Alexandria SAE (EZDK) to deploy the company’s leading digital industrial solutions across EZDK‘s diverse steel production assets. Under the agreement, Siemens will provide EZDK with ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17th March 2019: HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has announced that the Nokia 3.1 will start receiving the Android 9 Pie upgrade from today. The Android 9 Pie upgrade will be the second letter OS update for the Nokia 3.1 – the phone upgraded from Android Nougat to Android Oreo just six months ago, in September 2018.
The Nokia 3.1 joins the family of Nokia smartphones on Android 9 Pie, bringing AI driven innovations to your daily routines, to save you time, improve the battery life and even anticipate what you’re ......read more