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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. 

  • 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 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).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Ministry of Health launches group of ‘smart’ solutions for enhanced patient services at Gitex 2015

    The Ministry of Health launched a group of smart services during GITEX Technology Week 2015 which will be held from October 18 to 22, 2015 at the Dubai World Trade Center, UAE.

  • NEC brings perfection to digital signage with new P and V Series powered by Raspberry Pi

    NEC Display Solutions Europehas launched the P and V Series, a range of professional MultiSync® large format displays for digital signage as well as presentation use. The new displays support the NEC Open Modular intelligence (OMi) platform, enabling the creation of tailor-made solutions for signage. Scalable computing power such asRaspberry Pi compute modules or Open Pluggable Specification (OPS) Slot-in PCs can be seamlessly embedded into the displays to create a fully integrated solution.

  • NEC unveils new suite of professional signage solutions

    NEC Display Solutions Europe has unveiled a new generation of its E Series entry-level professional displays. Now in its 6th generation, the Energy Star-rated* E Series digital information displays come in 32, 43 and 55-inch screen sizes using newly added S-IPS panels and 50 to 65-inch sizes using S-PVA panels. The updated E Series displays feature a slim bezel design, cleaner OSD and an integrated USB media player for instant use and plug-and-play standalone operations.

  • Schneider Electric Receives Top Ranking in Navigant Research Leaderboard Report on Building Energy Management Systems

    Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, recently announced that it has been named a leader in the Navigant Research Leaderboard Report on Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS). For the second year in a row, Schneider Electric received the highest overall score for strategy and execution among 15 companies that have demonstrated a strong track record in the BEMS market.

  • SecureWorks Strengthens Focus in Middle East’s Growing Cybersecurity Market

    SecureWorks Corp. (NASDAQ: SCWX), a leading provider of intelligence-driven information security solutions, is strengthening its focus on helping prevent, detect and respond to cyber-crime in the Middle East.

  • VMware Joins Dell and Dell EMC’s Membership on the Steering Committee of the Industrial Internet Consortium

    VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) today announced that it is participating in the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), an open membership, international not-for-profit consortium that is setting architectural frameworks and direction for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). VMware will participate in the IIC as a voting member through the steering committee, as a component of the membership seat currently held by Dell and Dell EMC.

  • Wadi exclusively launches the Infinix Zero 4

    Wadi.com, everyone’s favourite online shopping portal, is excited to announce the exclusive online launch of the Infinix Zero 4, which is best known for its camera performance and long lasting battery life. The market leading device will be available in either Gold and/or Grey for SAR 799 only on Wadi.com.

  • ‘aafaq Islamic Finance’ enters into new partnership with ‘Emirates College of Technology’ to promote Islamic banking & finance

    aafaq Islamic Finance, a leading provider of Islamic finance products and services in the UAE, has recently entered into a strategic collaborative agreement with the academic institution ‘Emirates College of Technology’ (ECT). This is the latest key partnership in aafaq’s bid to promote Islamic banking and finance and contribute to making Dubai the capital of the global Islamic economy through investments in various economic sectors.

  • ‘Create more’ with Wacom Intuos Pro

    Wacom has launched its first global promotion campaign, ‘Create more,’ aimed at providing both professionals and experienced enthusiasts in the photography and illustration fields a range of tools to inform, inspire and help them create even more. Under the initiative, a range of high quality content and downloads, including free tutorials from professional artists, will be available on a dedicated website. From July 16 to December 31, 2015, artists can also benefit from a special value pack with free software and additional offers upon purchasing an Intuos Pro pen tablet. More information and links to both the detailed offer and the downloadable items are available on Wacom’s ‘Create more’ website http://www.wacom.com/createmore

  • ‘Dubai Now’ app wins ‘Best Government Mobile App of the Year’ category at ‘.GOV Awards 2016’

    Dubai Now, Smart Dubai Government’s innovative app that features more than 50 smart services provided by 22 government entities, has won the ‘Best Government Mobile App of the Year’ category at the ‘.GOV Awards 2016’ held recently in Dubai.

  • ‘letstango.com’ ties up with Al Rostamani Trading Co. to sell Suzuki cars online for the first time in the Middle East during Ramadan

    ‘letstango.com,’ a leading UAE-based online store, has revealed its latest tie-up with the Al Rostamani Trading Co., one of the largest and oldest business conglomerates in the country today. Under the new tie-up, ‘letstango.com’ will now be able to offer the latest Suzuki cars on its online web site for the first time in the Middle East during the Holy Month of Ramadan. To mark the start of this new agreement, ‘letstango.com’ is initially offering 12 new units—four Suzuki Swift 1.4 GLX Automatic Transmission (AED 49,900 each); four Suzuki Kizashi Sport (AED 69,900 each) and four Suzuki Vitara JLX (AED 69,900 each).

  • ‘Sharjah Tatweer Forum’ gives 29 young leaders the opportunity to learn latest concepts in innovation leadership

    A delegation of 29 young leaders of the ‘Sharjah Leadership Program’ (SLP) has successfully concluded a trip which took place in San Francisco in the United States.  Organized by ‘Sharjah Tatweer Forum’ (STF), the visit comes in line with its aim to keep young leaders updated with the latest technologies and global trends related to innovation. The move also reflects the great effort placed towards improving it into a smart, integrated and sustainable city. The 10-day tour, which was held from April 17 to April 27, 2016, covered many prominent stops, including a summit on the ‘Internet of Things (IoT)’ that focused on extensive discussions on how to further develop IoT products.