• Avaya Awarded Next-Generation Emergency Services Project in Turkey

    Avaya announced today it is has been awarded a project to deliver next-generation emergency services communications solutions in Turkey. The deal, part of Turkey's NGCC112 emergency number project, will see Avaya equip Turkey's emergency services with its eCall vehicle accident aid system, as well as enable emergency responders to communicate more effectively at the scene of any incident.

  • 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.

  • Bosch Expands Partnership with Avaya to Support Next Generation Workplace Strategy

    Bosch Group, a leading global supplier of technology and services, announced the expansion of its partnership with Avaya to help support Bosch's digital transformation strategy across its global operations. Avaya Private Cloud Services (APCS) has signed a $60 million agreement with Bosch to provide a range of business communications solutions to 160,000 Bosch associates worldwide.

  • 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.


    Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, recently appointed AVIAREPS to conduct the hospitality brand’s sales promotion activities within the Arabian Gulf countries of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. 

  • 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.

  • CNN Scores Highest on Trust, Accuracy, Quality and Impartiality in UK news survey

    CNN rates higher than any other TV news source in the UK for quality, accuracy, trustworthiness and impartiality, according to a new report from UK communications regulator Ofcom.

  • Commercial Aviation leads the way in leveraging digital transformation

    IFS, the global enterprise applications company, today announced the commercial aviation industry-specific results of its Digital Change Survey. The study found that the aviation sector is more advanced in leveraging digital transformation than the other major industries surveyed, with automation identified as having the highest level of disruption in the sector. Unplanned maintenance was ranked as the biggest challenge facing airline operational availability with augemented reality (AR) named as a key technology to help combat this.

  • ConsenSys to help transform commodities in trade finance

    Fifteen of the world’s largest institutions, including banks, trading companies, an inspection company and an energy major have formed a new venture known as komgo, that will seek to digitalise the trade and commodities finance sector through a blockchain based open platform.

  • Consumer Electronics Fashion CEF The BIG SHOPPER 2016 …Countdown begins!

    The countdown has started for the BIG shopper consumer electronics and fashion products exhibition.

  • DAE signs landmark unsecured revolving credit facility Initial commitment of US$480 million expandable to US$800 million

    Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd. announced today that it has signed a landmark unsecured four-year revolving credit facility with an initial commitment of US$480 million and an accordion feature that allows the facility to be increased to up to US$800 million at any time after the initial closing. The facility includes both conventional and Islamic tranches and will support the future financing needs of the business.

  • Dalma Mall’s ‘100 Days of Wonders’ Campaign to Celebrate Union of Festivities

    Dalma Mall celebrates the 100 Days of Wonders, a summer campaign that combines the quintessence of Ramadan, Eid Al Fitr, Summer, Back to school and Eid Al Adha for an ongoing, non-stop festival packed with action. Spread over 100 days, the festival will see a lot of activities within the mall premises to bridle the festivities of the season.


    It’s one of the most important questions facing any athlete in the days, hours and minutes leading up to a triathlon – what should I eat and drink?

  • Dubai Chamber President and CEO appointed Chairman of World Chambers Federation

    Dubai Chamber of Commerce and industry has announced that its President and CEO H.E. Hamad Buamim has been appointed to the coveted post of Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce’s World Chambers Federation (WCF), the International Chamber of Commerce’s forum uniting a global network of 12,000 chambers and their respective business communities.

  • 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.

  • Dubai’s quest to become the capital of the Islamic economy

    With 1.8 billion Muslims in the world and an Islamic economy - which complies with Islamic laws – growing, John Defterios reports that Dubai is positioning itself as the global capital of the Islamic economy.

  • Eagle Hills Signs AED 300 Million Financing Facility for The Address Fujairah Resort + Spa

    Eagle Hills, an Abu Dhabi-based private real estate investment and development company, has signed a AED 300 million facility with the National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) to finance the ongoing construction of The Address Fujairah Resort + Spa, a luxury hotel and residential development in Fujairah.


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

  • Energy Saving & Stable Climate Control in Retail Centers with GEZE Automatic Doors

    In malls and other buildings operating as retail venues where customer shopping experience is everything, entry and exit ways play an integral role in ensuring smooth, safe and secure flow of people and goods into, around and out of the building. While customer satisfaction and logistics are important functions of doors in the retail space, automation of entry and exit points can contribute in reducing energy costs in a big way when planned correctly.

  • 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).