Dubai, UAE – 23 January, 2020 – Western Digital, a leader in data infrastructure, has collaborated with Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) for the 25th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) to deliver innovative solutions for customers to capture, preserve and easily access their memories from the exciting season. Centered around the theme of Creating Memories in Dubai, visitors to the shopping festival will be treated to great product offers and retail experiences hosted by Western Digital up until February 1, 2020.
“Dubai Shopping Festival is a world-renowned festival that attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors and tourists from around the region and further afield. Our collaboration with Western Digital has proved to be very successful and has helped to add ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, January 23, 2020 – Global smartphone brand HONOR, today confirmed that its brand new personalizable smartwatch, the HONOR MagicWatch 2, will soon be available in the United Arab Emirates. Awarded in the ‘Best of CES 2020’ category at the recent global event, the brand’s second-generation smart and health assistant with a 14-day battery life, promises to deliver precise health insights for smarter living.
In addition to the wearable, the HONOR 20 smartphone, with an iconic glass design and quad camera system, will also be made available in the UAE market this month. A photographer’s delight, the new device comes equipped with four impressive cameras to captures life’s best moments in intricate detail including vast landscapes as well ......read more
Written by Ehab Kanary, vice president of Enterprise at CommScope
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 22, 2020: 2019 saw the introduction of Wi-Fi 6 CERTIFIED products, the deployment of shared spectrum, availability of 5G handsets and service in select cities in the region, and an uptick in interest for private networks. These new standards, products and services will give enterprises more choices in 2020 as to how they meet increased demands for both capacity and coverage, as well as meet increased end-user expectations.
Wi-Fi 6 shipments to ramp across multiple verticals
Let’s start with Wi-Fi 6. Shipments of Wi-Fi 6 access points (APs) will increase across multiple and diverse verticals such as healthcare, education and hospitality to support high-bandwidth applications including eSports, a ......read more
Samsung customers can now enjoy enhanced access to instant cashless transactions, making life easier
UAE, 22 January 2020: Samsung is further enhancing UAE customers’ mobile payment experience by collaborating with First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) to enable access to Samsung Pay, the leading digital payment and digital wallet solution.
The two new issuer partnerships extend Samsung Pay’s partnership ecosystem to offer greater flexibility, access, and choice for customers, while also accelerating mobile payment adoption.
As part of the agreement, all FAB’s Mastercard and Visa Credit, Debit and Prepaid cards FAB’s Mastercard and Visa Credit, Debit and Prepaid cards as well as ADIB Visa covered cards are now live on Samsung ......read more
• Combining latest performance-enhancing technology in a cost-effective and lightweight device
• 10th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors, Wi-Fi 6, SSD/HDD dual storage and up to10-hour battery life
22nd January 2020, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Dynabook Europe GmbH recently announced the launch of the Satellite Pro L50-G – the perfect combination of cost-effectiveness and cutting-edge technology in a lightweight business laptop. The new device offers businesses, especially SMBs, the performance, reliability, flexibility and connectivity they need to be productive in the office, or out on the road.
Superb performance, latest technology
The Satellite Pro L50-G has been designed with enhanced performance in mind. Thanks to its 10th Generation Intel® ......read more
• Increases in brand value to $8.5bn as the most valuable consumer brand in MEA
• Portfolio of brands now touching $11bn
• Most valuable telecom brand in MEA for 4th consecutive year
• The only telecom brand in MEA to retain AAA brand rating
Abu Dhabi 22 January 2020: Etisalat today set another milestone by coming out on top again as ‘The Most Valuable Consumer Brand’ and ‘The Most Valuable Telecom Brand’ in Middle East and Africa (MEA) by Brand Finance as a recognition for the success and growth of the brand spurred by digital customer service driven strategy and engaging with consumers across markets with innovative global branding ......read more
Whether an online travel agency, travel Management Company, travel agent or any other business operating in the travel industry, automation saves time, reduce costs and allows resources to be diverted elsewhere.
Most of the Travel Agencies are still running their business with so many complex manual processes which involve high human resource cost, complex processes, less customer satisfaction, no clear insight and less control on their business.
A typical large TMC is dealing with Retail, Corporates, B2B and on lines sales channels for revenue. There are so many solutions in the market which automates sales and booking management and most of them are focused on B2C, B2B and CBT solutions. But TMCs are not limited to these 3 channels; they have their own front desk staff, Implants and many other ways to sell. They have complex ......read more
Dubai, UAE, Sunday, January 20, 2020: Azur Drones, Europe’s leader in autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), has launched its drone-in-a-box surveillance solution, Skeyetech, at Intersec. This move is expected to boost the security monitoring for high-risk private and public sites in the Middle East.
Skeyetech is a ready-to-fly surveillance system, which has been designed to monitor and confirm events, conduct perimeter patrols and provide support operation to ground security personnel. This new autonomous security system, which is already deployed in France, can be used directly by security agents as it needs no remote pilot skills or certification.
“We are delighted to be introducing our state-of-the-art autonomous UAV in the Middle East, and more precisely in Dubai. This launch ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 20, 2020: Huawei recently launched its latest flagship, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G. Packed to the brim with a wide range of innovations, ranging from a powerhouse performance to iconic features and even heavy security, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G is all set to take smartphone innovation to the next level. Here are the top 5 innovations that give the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G the King of 5G smartphones title.
Super 5G performance
The HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G is the world’s first second generation 5G smartphone, and furthermore what makes this phone stand out from the 5G crowd is its ability to support both Non-Standalone (NSA) and Standalone (SA) 5G networks.
Simply put, current devices use the NSA 5G network, which is based on existing 4G hardware. However, there will be ......read more
United Arab Emirates January 19, 2020: Founded in 1988, EVOLUCARE Technologies is a French Healthcare IT company, leader in the development of medical information systems. The Group is offering a wide range of services satisfying the clinical, operational and financial needs of all healthcare institutions and facilities.
A dual ambition for Evolucare: artificial intelligence and the international market
The Group serves nearly 4,500 healthcare institutions, mostly in France, and has now the strategic aim of extending its reach to the international market. Drawing on its expertise in managing patient data and organizing care, Evolucare recently began the shift towards open innovation in digital health, especially AI and IoT, to add decision-making assistance services to its initial range through ......read more
LG OLED Wins Official Best TV of CES Award for Sixth Consecutive Year
DUBAI, January 19, 2019 — LG Electronics (LG) took home the most awards ever from industry experts at CES® – more than 150 honors this year, led by the Best TV of CES Award for the sixth consecutive year. The Best of CES Awards (the official CES awards program run by Engadget on behalf of the Consumer Technology Association) singled out the LG CX series OLED TVs as the cream of the crop from the literally thousands of new TVs shown at CES.
LG continued its dominance in the TV category with its industry-leading LG OLED TVs winning 83 awards and honors from a wide range of industry experts. The cutting-edge LG SIGNATURE OLED TV RX (model 65RX) “rollable TV” was honored by the Consumer ......read more
Companies Enter MOU to Develop Solutions Based on webOS Auto and Cerence ARK
DUBAI, January 16, 2020 – LG Electronics (LG) announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with Cerence Inc. (Nasdaq: CRNC), which recently spun off from Nuance Communications, Inc. as an independent automotive software company, to develop a new software solution that integrates LG’s webOS Auto In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) system with Cerence ARK (AI Reference Kit), a new turnkey voice assistant for the automotive market.
Together, the companies aim to create and advance a more convenient in-car experience through voice commands that allow drivers and passengers to have far more control over car functions, navigation and multimedia content. The partnership is expected to deliver more efficient management of ......read more
Author: Ehab Kanary, vice president of Enterprise at CommScope
2019 was a year for digital transformation across a number of areas and industries in the Middle East – and the data center market was no exception. According to Statista, Middle East and North Africa data centre spending is predicted to hit US$5.1 billion by 2020 – an 8.5 percent increase from 2017. Under increasing pressure to stay relevant and keep up with rapidly advancing technologies, data center providers saw a need to transform and prepare for what’s to come.
Now, as we head into 2020, the outcomes of the adoption of both newer and more mature technologies will start to take shape in the data center. Specifically, we’ll see 5G drive an increase in demand for edge computing, while Artificial Intelligence (AI) will heighten deployment of ......read more
HONOR Crowned Top 15 Global Smart Phone Brand of the Year by IDG
[United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 15 January 2020] – Global technology brand HONOR announced a slate of award wins at CES 2020 by international media and organization, testament to its best in class products, solid business performance, cutting-edge technologies and international brand recognition.
HONOR MagicWatch 2 is awarded “Best of CES” 2020 by global media
The HONOR MagicWatch 2, the brand’s second-generation smart and health assistant with a 14-day battery life, has been awarded Best of CES 2020 by international top-tier media outlets Android Headlines, PocketNow and Ubergizmo. The HONOR Band 5 Sport, an all-in-one fitness tracker, has also been awarded a CES 2020 Spotlight Award by Android Authority as one of the top picks at CES ......read more
Dubai, January 15, 2020 - As part of its commitment to advancing the gaming industry in the Middle East and Africa, Lenovo has signed a club sponsorship deal with Nasr Esports – the MENA region’s leading esports organization.
Since 2016, Nasr Esports has been developing esports talent in the region by identifying, mentoring and managing several global top 10 ranked Arab players. Nasr also has dedicated teams for popular gaming titles such as League of Legends, FIFA and Fortnite. The club roster currently consists of more than 30 professionals from 15 countries in the MENA region, who have won over 300 gaming tournaments around the world.
Commenting on the partnership, Mohammed Hilili, Lenovo General Manager Gulf, Saudi Arabia & East Africa said, “With the popularity of gaming continuing to grow exponentially, ......read more
Epson, January 12, 2020: The Dubai Shopping Festival is back, marking the 25th year of retail celebrations, and amazing deals! Running until February 1st, Epson is offering deals that are hard to beat during the DSF, including special offers on its award-winning lineup of EcoTank, cartridge-free printers. With up to 3 years of ink included, shoppers can save up to 90% on the cost of ink with Epson’s EcoTank printers.
“We’re excited to be part of DSF’s 25th Anniversary,” commented Nikola Aksentijevic, head of consumer sales - Epson Middle East. “Our EcoTank printers allow users to print thousands of pages before having to refill the ink tank. An EcoTank printer is fundamentally different to most printers – instead of cartridges it features a large ink tank that you fill with ink ......read more
• Early technology adopter consumers expect an Internet of Senses by 2030, enabling a new service economy based on digital sensory experiences
• With the human brain as the user interface, consumers expect devices to respond to thoughts, creating a new interaction paradigm
• Most consumers believe that Internet of Senses’ services will make society more environmentally sustainable
Consumers expect an array of beneficial services from connected technology interacting with our senses of sight, sound, taste, smell and touch to be a common reality by 2030. The consumer predictions about the Internet of Senses are among the expectations highlighted in the ninth edition of the Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) ConsumerLab Hot Consumer Trends report.
The Internet of Senses will be enabled by ......read more
HUAWEI Mate Pro 30 5G boasts a powerhouse performance, an iconic design and takes phone videography to the next level.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates — 9 January 2020: Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) unveiled the much-anticipated HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G to consumers in the United Arab Emirates during a launch event in Dubai. Boasting powerful 5G capabilities that make it a unique 5G smartphone able to support both 5G Non-Standalone (NSA) and Standalone (SA) modes. With an iconic design, powerful 40MP dual main camera, a large long-lasting battery and solid security features, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G proudly wears the crown as the King of 5G smartphones.
Gene Jiao President of Huawei CBG, Middle East and Africa said: “The HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G brings together the pinnacle of smartphone ......read more
Super performance, an iconic design, and videography features never seen before!
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 09, 2020: Have you ever thought how it would be to have blazing 5G speeds in your hand? Streaming 4K videos with ease or taking super clear videos at night? Or even taking your social media to the next level with ultra-slow motion videos as if they were shot on a professional camera or by a movie director? These phone features surely seem like a thing of the future, but now it is all possible thanks to Huawei’s latest flagship, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G. It packs a whole lot of powerful and iconic features, but to make it easier for you, we picked out 5 super reasons why it actually deserves the title as the King of 5G smartphones.
1. Enjoy super ......read more
CES Innovation Award-Winning Washer Deploys AI and Advanced
Fabric Care to Deliver Unrivaled Convenience, Performance and Speed
DUBAI, January 8, 2019 — At CES®, LG Electronics (LG) unveiled its most advanced innovation in laundry, deploying artificial intelligence to deliver precision washing for optimal results without the guesswork. Winner of a coveted 2020 CES Innovation Award, the new LG ThinQ™ front-load washing machine features an Artificial Intelligent Direct Drive™ (AI DD) motor along with the company’s AI-powered Proactive Customer Care service.
The AI DD washer builds on 20 years of advancements in LG’s groundbreaking Direct Drive motor, which delivers both effectiveness and efficiency. LG’s new washing machine not only detects the ......read more
New flagship combines premium design, sophisticated picture quality, AI and an immersive sound experience
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 08, 2020: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. introduced today its next-generation QLED 8K line at CES 2020 in Las Vegas, offering a glimpse into the future of display technology. It combines cutting-edge innovations that make the viewing experience more immersive with connected features that make consumer lifestyles more integrated to deliver the ultimate home entertainment experience.
The 2020 QLED 8K lineup provides consumers with an unprecedented viewing experience and unparalleled smart home integration. It leverages the power of enhanced AI (Artificial Intelligence) technology to improve audio, video and smart capabilities. Plus, it offers a range of ......read more
Tinton Falls, N.J. – January 8, 2019 – Commvault (NASDAQ: CVLT), a recognized global enterprise software leader in the management of data across cloud and on-premises environments, today announced the strengthening of its global presence and expertise with the addition of two industry veterans to its executive leadership team.
Former Dell Technologies vice president and general manager of enterprise sales, Marco Fanizzi, and Callum Eade, former vice president, APJ for the Software Defined Data Center business at VMware, have joined Commvault as vice president of EMEA and vice president of APJ, respectively. Fanizzi has more than 30 years of experience in the enterprise data industry, covering multiple geographies and sectors. He will drive the company’s growth objectives across more than 70 markets in Europe, ......read more
• Easy UPS 3M offers competitive specifications for small and medium business that require lower capital investment
• Compact footprint design with new internal high-capacity battery modules
• Easy to install, use, and service
• Green Premium™ Solution for sustainable business performance
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 08, 2020: Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, today introduced the first version of Easy UPS 3M 3-phase Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) with 60 and 80 kVA (400V) internal high-capacity battery modules. Easy UPS 3M UPSs personify simplicity as they are easy to install, easy to use, and easy to service, providing business continuity for small and medium businesses, and making it an ......read more
Samsung’s Ultra HD Viewing Experience enhanced with ATSC 3.0, the latest in broadcast TV technology standard
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 07, 2020: Samsung Electronics announced upcoming 2020 QLED 8K television lineup will offer ATSC 3.0 tuners. This next-generation broadcast standard provides consumers higher resolution, more realistic audio and interactive experiences, designed to usher in a new era of over-the-air transmission TV broadcasting.
“Samsung is constantly transforming the technology we put in front of our consumers to give them the ultimate home entertainment experience, so leading this endeavor was a natural step,” said Hyogun Lee, Executive Vice President of the Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics. “NEXTGEN TV powered by ATSC 3.0 ......read more
DUBAI, January 7, 2020: At CES 2020, Lenovo continues its mission to deliver world firsts by unveiling a set of innovations that have the potential to transform lives, move industries forward and unveil new possibilities presented by our fast-paced era of connectivity. With a global vision to create smarter technology for all, today’s announcements are not only smarter, but bring a faster and more foldable future to everyone, everywhere. Find all the information on Lenovo’s launches at CES here.
A fast future with 5G
With 5G set to continue disrupting the tech landscape and enable the likes of smart cities, smart infrastructure and smart IoT, Lenovo has launched the world’s first 5G PC1 – for the first time bringing 5G connectivity to a premium computing experience beyond smartphone ......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