technology

  • 2CRSI to participate at GITEX Technology Week in Dubai World Trade Centre from October 8 to 12

    For its 2nd participation at GITEX Technology Week, the French start up 2CRSI will present an innovative storage solution for CCTV applications.

  • 2K Grows NBA® Video Game Portfolio as Publisher of NBA 2K Playgrounds 2

    2K today announced that they will publish the next great arcade-action sports game from developer Saber Interactive - NBA 2K Playgrounds 2. This over-the-top, two-on-two basketball experience will complement the best-selling NBA 2K simulation franchise and expand 2K’s footprint in the basketball video game space.

  • 2nd SAS Government Innovation Summit to drive data driven policies across public sector

    With the UAE joining other global governments in harnessing innovation and data to provide effective decision-making capabilities, the 2nd SAS Government Innovation Summit 2016 successfully concluded and received a good response from domestic government entities.

  • 3 types of employees that can cause a data breach

    When it comes to cybercrime, it’s easy to imagine that the biggest threat to a company is external. However, more and more companies are realizing that trusted and trained employees can also pose an enormous threat.

  • 360VUZ SECURES THE FIRST ROUND OF FUNDING IN THE VIRTUAL REALITY SEGMENT IN THE MIDDLE EAST

    360VUZ, the pioneer virtual reality startup in the Middle East, announced today that it had raised an undisclosed round of venture capital led by Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, a 100% Dubai government-owned free zone, and several Angel Investors. Some of the Angel investors are public figures in the media industry or they manage investment portfolios of some of the most successful businessmen in the region.

  • 40 Global Companies and12 Government entities take part in Dubai Future Accelerators 5th Cohort

    Dubai Future Accelerators program, an initiative by the Dubai Future Foundation announces the launch of its 5th cohort with the participation of more than 40 local and global technological advanced companies and startups. The 9-week program aims to find innovative and smart solutions that employ modern advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, IoT, VR and AR for challenges faced by the 12 participating government entities.

  • 44 additional free zones to join World Free Zones Organization

    The World Free Zones Organization (World FZO) concluded its 2nd Board of Directors meeting this year held recently in Tangier, Morocco. The session was headed by Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, Chairman of the World FZO, in the presence of a number of senior officials and members. Among the highlights was the announcement of the inclusion of 44 new free zones to the ranks of the World FZO amidst growing acclaim for the organization’s pivotal role in supporting the growth of free zones around the world and supplying them with the necessary facilities to actively contribute to economic and social development.

  • 45 Epson display products now carry TCO Certified for sustainability

    Epson announced that 45 of its projector display products, that are designed to meet the needs of the educational and corporate sectors, have been certified according to the global, third-party sustainability certification TCO Certified. It is administered by TCO Development that is owned by a non-profit organization based in Sweden.

  • 4th edition of ‘Autodesk University Extension Dubai’ showcases the ‘Future of Making Things’

    Autodesk, a global leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, held its 4th Edition of Autodesk University Extension Dubai (AUx) at the Dubai World Trade Centre today. As disruptions reshape how the world is designed and made, the company highlighted a number of advances toward the future of making things and also showcased new technologies and modes of work that will help attendees navigate and thrive in this shifting landscape.

  • 52% of Online Transactions May Be Misattributed by Middle East Marketers Not Using Cross-Device Measurement: Criteo

    Criteo (NASDAQ: CRTO), the performance marketing technology company, has released its State of Cross-Device Commerce Report for the GCC. The analysis reveals insights into consumer shopping habits and forecasts predictions for cross-device commerce across the globe.

  • 5G on a roll, cellular IoT deployments ramping up – Ericsson Mobility Report

    Commercial rollouts of 5G and larger than previously forecasted deployments of cellular IoT are focal points in the latest edition of the Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) Mobility Report.

  • 5G Optimization Technologies an Emerging Priority for Global Service Providers

    Application Delivery and Security experts F5 Networks today urged service providers to pull out all the stops to ensure the game-changing impact of 5G is optimized.

  • 5th Edition of MENA Digital Awards 2018 to honour excellence in the use of digital technology

    The fifth edition of MENA Digital Awards (MDA) will be held on December 12, 2018, at Chez Charles Restaurant, Dubai Design District, to recognise excellence in digital innovation and media in the region. The Awards will honour exceptional work in seven groups: Performance, Mobile, Social Media, Integrated, Special, Digital Assets and Digital by Sector.

  • 5th edition of the District Cooling Stakeholders Summit hosts more than 20 industry leaders

    As the world shifts towards sustainability and 'green technologies', countries in the Middle East have made tremendous progress towards cleaner, greener and efficient technological models. With the Middle East being home to some of the warmest countries on the planet, air conditioning accounts for over 50 percent of peak power load in the region. Hence, strategies towards efficient air conditioning in the region will make a significant impact on conserving energy and resources.

  • 66 per cent of CIOs in UAE face pressure to effectively prevent, detect and quickly respond to costly cyber-attacks, says Carbon Black

    About 66 per cent of CIOs in the UAE are facing mounting pressure to implement cutting-edge solutions designed to successfully prevent, detect and quickly respond to harmful cyber-attacks, the latest survey conducted by Carbon Black, the leading provider of next-generation endpoint security solutions, showed. Carbon Black released the results to underscore the significance of swiftly addressing online security breaches after 71 per cent of those surveyed revealed that it takes them one to two weeks to uncover costly intrusions to their networks.

  • 81% of MEA mobile transactions are through smartphones: Criteo

    Criteo, the performance marketing technology company, recently hosted their annual flagship event Criteo Live for the first time ever in the UAE in Dubai on 9th November. The ‘What’s Next? The Future of E-commerce’ conference took place on a yacht docked at the Dubai Marina Yacht Club. The main focus of the event was the consumer journey and the challenges that marketers face in delivering a personalized experience that is seamless across all platforms.

  • A . T. Kearney: Growth in the IoT solutions market to generate potential value for the GCC economy of nearly US$ 160 billion (AED 587.68 billion)

    The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to unlock up to 11 percent in incremental GDP driving economic growth in the GCC region, according to A. T. Kearney’s latest report, ‘IoT in the GCC: Building a Brighter, More Sustainable Future’. By 2025, the IoT solutions market in the region will be worth US$ 11 billion, generating potential value for the economy of nearly US$ 160 billion; implying that every dollar spent on IoT solutions could produce nearly US$ 14.50 in economic value.

  • A Cyber Week sale unlike any other at Souqplace.com

    Souqplace.com, the one stop shopping destination announces the launch of Cyber Weeksale. With 30% off on all brands, plus one giveaways and free delivery all over UAE, Souqplace.com is the place to be. The week of unbelievable offers starts form Monday, 28th Nov 2016 and will last till the 4th of Dec 2016.  Visit now to avail the best of deals.

  • A Green Economy Bridge between Dubai and Turin

    The city of Turin (Italy) became a Strategic Partner of the Dubai Green Economy Partnership (Dubai GEP). The Secretary General of Dubai GEP, HE Fahad Al Gergawi and the Mayor of Turin, Mrs Chiara Appendino, met in Dubai FDI to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which supports both entities’ vision towards becoming global leaders in the realm of green economy. The MoU establishes a collaboration and will provide mutual support to both parties that will build a bridge between the two cities.

  • A new 2019 Toyota Rush grade hits the road

    Following the launch of the 2019 seven-seater Rush EX SUV earlier this year, Al-Futtaim Toyota, introduces the GX grade offering customers even greater value for money with a longer list of standard equipment.