technology

  • 5G infrastructure to become the nervous system of the Digital Society and Digital Economy, says Etisalat Chief

    5G infrastructure is set to become the nervous system of the ‘Digital Society’ and ‘Digital Economy’ with clear goals being set to deliver on the 5G promise by enabling boundless connectivity, deliver sustainable innovation, accelerate digital transformation and drive growth with new use cases said Khalifa Al Shamsi, Chief Corporate Strategy and Governance Officer, Etisalat Group.

  • 5G is the ‘Future of Connectivity’ and a game changer for the telecom industry, says Etisalat Chief

    Etisalat’s pioneering efforts in 5G will pave the way for the ‘Future of Connectivity’ with innovation and digital transformation taking centre stage and leading the company to play a greater role in the digital lives of consumers and enterprises, said Hatem Bamatraf, Chief Technology Officer, Etisalat International at 5G MENA 2019.‎

  • 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.

  • 6 reasons why the HUAWEI P30 Pro is the super camera phone we’ve all been waiting for

    HUAWEI P30 series was revealed to the Middle East and Africa during a regional launch event at the Burj Park in Dubai. The series include three different devices: HUAWEI P30 Pro, HUAWEI P30 and HUAWEI P30 Lite. While each phone embeds different features, the HUAWEI P30 Pro is dubbed the super camera phone that packs extraordinary features.

  • 61 percent of employees believe sustainability is mandatory for modern businesses – global HP study

    HP unveiled a new study underscoring the importance of sustainable business practices in recruiting, hiring and retaining top talent. It finds employees are more productive, motivated and engaged when working for an employer who is leading the charge in social responsibility. The global, 20,000-participant survey found that 61 percent believe sustainability is mandatory for businesses1. Of those interviewed, 56 percent believe that ignoring environmental impact in the workplace is as bad as ignoring diversity and inclusion.

  • 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.

  • A new era for Nokia smartphones

    HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today unveiled a new generation of Nokia smartphones, setting a new standard in design, quality and user experience throughout the range. The highly anticipated global portfolio features three new smartphones – the new Nokia 6, delivering performance and immersive entertainment in a premium and extremely robust design; Nokia 5, an elegant smartphone that fits perfectly in your hand; and Nokia 3, which delivers an unprecedented quality at an affordable price point. The new range of Nokia smartphones all run Android™ Nougat and offer a pure, secure and up to date experience and will all feature Google Assistant. Today also sees the return of a modern classic – the iconic Nokia 3310, reborn with a modern twist on design.

  • A perfect match: Wacom Color Manager delivers complete color control to Cintiq creative pen displays

    Wacom® today started shipping Wacom Color Manager, the company’s new colour calibration solution designed for photographers, designers and other creative professionals who want colour accuracy across their workflow. As every artist knows, sharing and reproducing colour can be quite frustrating. Colours that have been painstakingly created during the design phase can look very different depending upon the monitor, display or projector that the user, collaborators or clients are using to view finished work.

  • a range of security solutions to protect individuals and merchants from online financial fraud

    UL, a global safety science company, has advised shoppers and businesses in the UAE to be proactive to keep online payments safe and secure this festive season.

  • A Satellite Tourbillon forges a bond between Alexey Leonov And Louis Moinet

    Louis Moinet and Alexey Leonov have been drawn together by their twin destinies – the dreams of both having led to them making their mark in history. SpaceWalker is dedicated to Leonov – and a tribute to all those playing their part in the progress of humankind.

  • A true commitment to green energy crucial for success

    A number of oil and gas majors are going through an existential crisis in recent years given that the world is decisively and rapidly moving away from fossil fuels. Therefore, the future of the industry in its current form seems rather uncertain, says an LBS expert.

  • A.T. Kearney: Political Risk and Technology are Front of Mind for Global Business Executives

    Global executives expect economic and financial volatility to be higher over the next 12 months than it was in the past year, according to the 2017 report “Views from the C-Suite” published by A.T. Kearney’s Global Business Policy Council. Volatility is perceived as yielding both positive and negative prospects. One-third of global C-suite executives surveyed identify a stronger macroeconomic environment as a top external opportunity this year.