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  • Microsoft’s Imagine Cup 2017, in Partnership with Emaar, Empowers Young UAE Innovators

    Teams Green Jam, B.A.S.S. and iBins, swept to victory today in Dubai, at the UAE finals of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup 2017, a global technology competition that aims to deliver educational, entrepreneurial and employment opportunities for youth by acquiring critical skills. 

  • ABB motor sets world record in energy efficiency – saves half a million dollars

    Tests carried out on a 44 megawatt 6-pole synchronous ABB motor shortly before delivery showed an efficiency 0.25 percent greater than the 98.8 percent stipulated in the contract, resulting in the world record for electric motor efficiency. This efficiency improvement could save approximately $500,000 in electrical energy costs over the course of a 20-year lifetime for each motor.

  • AlScene Launches Custom Ramadan TV Schedule Generator

    AlScene.com might live and breathe online, but the innovative and irreverent team know that in Ramadan, TV reigns supreme. Working with MO4 Network's team of in-house developers, AlScene.com presents the region's first Custom Ramadan TV Schedule Generator. With just four simple clicks, the seasonal feature will create a unique schedule, customized to each user's preferences and the times of day they're free to watch.

  • Azur Digital, CONTEXT and GfK keynote topics confirmed for DISTREE Middle East 2017 in Dubai

    DISTREE Middle East 2017 will include a packed conference programme comprising keynote presentations, workshops, VIP sessions and panel discussions. The event, which takes place from May 8-10th at the Meydan Hotel in Dubai, gathers together hundreds of senior executives from consumer tech vendors, distributors, retailers and e-tailers in one place at one time.

  • Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Absolution Announced!

    Activision and Infinity Ward have unveiled the first official details of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Absolution, the third DLC Map Pack for 2016’s No. 1 top-selling console video game in the United States (excluding hardware bundle sales), Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. The map pack features four new, diverse multiplayer maps, and a new zombies co-op experience called Attack of the Radioactive Thing!, set in a ‘50s era beach town where a government science experiment has gone horribly wrong. Absolution is scheduled to release July 6, first on the PlayStation Network for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, with other platforms to follow.

  • China Huayang Group Selects SkyPower as its Global Partner to Develop Solar Energy Projects Around the World

    SkyPower, the world's largest global developer of utility-scale solar energy projects, and China Huayang Economic and Trade Group Co., a Chinese state-owned company under the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, announced today that it has entered into a world-class partnership together.

  • Dubai Health Authority Implements Omnicell Robotic Dispensing Solutions in Rashid and Dubai Hospitals

    Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL) today announced that the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has implemented its robotic dispensing systems in both Rashid and Dubai Hospitals to reduce the public's waiting period to receive medicines and increase patient satisfaction. The mission of the DHA—which includes hospitals, specialty centers, and DHA primary health centers—is to transform Dubai into a leading healthcare destination by fostering innovative and integrated care models and by enhancing community engagement.

  • EINVITE: UAE’S FIRST OFFICIAL EVENT ORGANIZATION APP LAUNCHES IN DUBAI

    Einvite, an app created by UAE-based company Nomadic Capital Limited, will be ready to launch in the country, just in time for Ramadan.

  • ESET - Could the Internet of Things spark the Ransomware of Things

    One of the trends found most worrying in 2016 was the willingness of some individuals to participate in the following three activities: holding computer systems and data files hostage (ransomware); denying access to data and systems (Distributed Denial of Service or DDoS); and infecting some of the devices that make up the Internet of Things (IoT).

  • Gartner Names CloudHPT as a 'Visionary' Disaster Recovery as a Service Provider

    The 2017 edition of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) providers has just been released and CloudHPT are recognized in the "Visionary" quadrant.

  • Gartner Says Connected Car Production to Grow Rapidly Over Next Five Years

    Connected car production is growing rapidly in both mature and emerging automobile markets, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. The production of new automobiles equipped with data connectivity, either through a built-in communications module or by a tether to a mobile device, is forecast to reach 12.4 million in 2016 and increase to 61 million in 2020 (see Table 1).

  • Gartner Says Worldwide PC Shipments Declined 4.3 Percent in Second Quarter of 2017

    Worldwide PC shipments totaled 61.1 million units in the second quarter of 2017, a 4.3 percent decline from the second quarter of 2016, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. The PC industry is in the midst of a 5 year slump, and this is the 11th straight quarter of declining shipments. Shipments in the second quarter of this year were the lowest quarter volume since 2007.

  • HID Global Adds Trust to Online Transactions and Digital Access with HID Approve Mobile App

    HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced a new app, HID Approve, which turns a mobile device into a handheld validation device or “authenticator” that verifies online access and transaction requests, such as digital banking transactions or corporate VPN access. HID Approve adds a new level of trust for consumers and employees to transact securely. 

  • Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy’s ‘Development of Decommissioning Engineering Platform Based on 3D Plant Model’ Project Wins 2014 Bentley Be Inspired Award

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced that Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd.’s project “Development of Decommissioning Engineering Platform Based on 3D Plant Model” has won a 2014 Be InspiredAward.The project won in the “Innovation in Power Generation” category. The 2014 Be Inspired Awards winners were selected by nine independent panels of jurors comprising distinguished industry experts. The awards honor the extraordinary work of Bentley users improving and sustaining the world’s infrastructure, recognizing outstanding and innovative project achievements in infrastructure design, construction, and operations.

  • Huawei and Hamad International Airport Enter into a Strategic Partnership for Co-Innovation

    At the 17th Dubai Airport Show, in Dubai, UAE, Huawei and Hamad International Airport(HIA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), formalizing a strategic partnership to enable the airport's digital transformation.

  • IFS empowers service engineers with mixed reality using Microsoft HoloLens

    IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces the launch of a new proof of concept, developed by the company’s innovation think tank IFS Labs, to reinvent field service management.

  • Instagram launches Live and Direct update

    Instagram have just launched two new ways to share in the moment on Instagram -- live video in Instagram Stories, and ephemeral photos and videos for group and 1:1 conversations in Direct. Both of these features share a similar goal: to give people the flexibility to capture and share all their moments in a fun, low-pressure way.

  • Instagram Stories new exciting launches!

    Today we're making the biggest update to Instagram Stories since launch.

  • INVEST IN REUNION ISLAND AT THE GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK

    NEXA, the Regional Agency for Development, Investment and Innovation of Reunion Island will participate at the Gitex technology Week between the 16th and the 20th of October 2016 in Dubai. Reunion Island is a French and European Outermost Region, the wealthiest region in the Indian Ocean, an ideal vantage point for developing your business towards Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Africa. The island represents a European hub in the Indian Ocean and a territory near economic blocks: SADC, EAC, IOC.

  • McLaren 720S revealed: full information and unpublished images of the dawn of a new era for McLaren’s Super Series

    The new McLaren 720S made its global debut yesterday (March 7) at the 87thGeneva International Motor Show, introducing the second-generation of McLaren’s Super Series and simultaneously raising previously accepted limits of performance in the supercar sector.