technology

  • ABB’s innovative flash-charging technology goes live

    ABB’s 20-second flash-charging technology was a hot topic today as two articulated electric buses, the first of their kind in the world, went into service on bus line 23 in Geneva. It takes less than 1 second to connect the bus to the charging point on an overhead high-power charging contact when it pulls into selected stops and tops up its batteries while passengers embark and disembark. The complete fleet of 12 emission-free buses links the airport with the city’s suburbs. Through optimal energy management, the system can save as much as 1,000 tons of carbon dioxide on a line covering 600,000 kilometers per year.

  • Abdul Latif Jameel Land Selects Yardi Voyager Residential Management Software

    One of Saudi Arabia’s leading land and property developers, Abdul Latif Jameel Land will utilize Yardi Voyager® 7S, a browser-agnostic, fully mobile Software as a Service platform, for residential asset and property management.

  • Abella Superstores Teams Up with SolFirst by Using Huawei Smart PV Solution

    Abella Superstores signed an agreement with SolFirst (الجونة للطاقة) (Huawei’s authorized distributor) to provide high quality Huawei string inverters to the stores with its energy needs through the use of photovoltaic (PV) cells.

  • ABILITY TO EMBRACE TECHNOLOGY WILL DETERMINE FUTURE OF FOOD MANUFACTURING IN THE GCC, SAYS GLOBAL EXPERT

    The future of the GCC’s food manufacturing sector lies in the readiness and ability of its key players to embrace new technology and deliver competitive advantage, according to a leading global leader in organic and natural products.

  • ABU DHABI GLOBAL MARKET & UAE EXCHANGE JOIN FORCES TO DEVELOP & ENHANCE FINTECH ECOSYSTEM

    UAE Exchange, the leading global remittance, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, has partnered with Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, to support, develop and promote the FinTech ecosystem in Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates.

  • Abu Dhabi hosts the Technology and Innovation Pioneers Healthcare Conference and Awards on May 9th

    With initiation from both the Ministry of Economy and the Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi and by leadership from the Department of Health Abu Dhabi for the Health Care Track,  the technology and innovation pioneers healthcare award and conference will take place in Abu Dhabi on May 9th where the challenge awards’ winners will be announced.

  • Abu Dhabi Ports and Etisalat announce agreement at GITEX

    Abu Dhabi Ports and Etisalat have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) focused on advancing technological capabilities and business opportunities in support of Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030.

  • Abu Dhabi to host industry giants at NATRANS Expo

    The booming Capital of the UAE is setting the stage to host one of the most highly anticipated exhibitions of the year – NATRANS Expo 2016; which will be held from 25 to 26 October at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuami, Minister of Infrastructure Development, and Chairman of the Federal Transport Authority – Land and Maritime.

  • ABU DHABI’S CALIDUS MAKES PROGRESS ON AIR AND LAND

    Calidus LLC today unveils details of its new Wahash infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) and reports further progress in development of its B-250 light attack aircraft.

  • Abu Qafrh Holding Company Selects Epicor iScala ERP to Enhance Productivity and Increase Efficiency

    Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, recently announced that Abu Qafrh Holding Company (Abu Qafrh), a specialist in concrete blocks, ready-made concrete, crushers, general contracting and transportation in Jordan and Saudi Arabia, has selected the Epicor® iScala® 3.0 enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to reduce operational costs and streamline its human resources (HR) department. The solution will be implemented with the support of Vertical Solutions, an Epicor authorized Value Added Reseller (VAR) and a member of the Epicor Inspired Partner Network in Jordan and Saudi Arabia.

  • Accenture and Expo 2020 Dubai Pledge 2,020 Hours of Coding Tutorials to UAE Students

    Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Expo 2020 Dubai have committed to hosting 2,020 hours of coding tutorials for UAE-based primary school students before the World Expo opens on Oct. 20, 2020. The ‘2020 Hours of Code’ initiative will help students build invaluable critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, useful to all students regardless of their career interests.

  • Accenture Inspires Abu Dhabi Students to Learn Coding Through ‘Hour of Code’ Campaign

    Accenture, in collaboration with Code.org to support Hour of Code, has teamed up with Australian School of Abu Dhabi in the capital emirate of Abu Dhabi, as part of its global educational movement to computer science and computer programming.

  • Accenture Teaches UAE and KSA Students to Code with ‘Hour of Code’ Initiative

    Accenture (NYSE: ACN) teamed up with Expo 2020 Dubai and two schools in UAE and KSA to lead coding tutorial sessions between December 3-9, 2018. Taking place in Riyadh, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Accenture’s Hour of Code activities were part of the company’s commitment to helping students around the world build computer and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills.

  • Access the world’s ultimate fashion directory with Fashtory

    Fashtory, the modern online directory & network for fashion lovers and designers, has now launched in the UAE.

  • Accountants must become digitally fit and unlock the benefits of disruptive technologies to remain relevant

    The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has urged Middle East businesses to explore the challenges and opportunities offered by disruptive technologies in order to reap their benefits. The accountancy and finance body explained that new technologies are increasingly becoming vital as they can boost efficiency and provide more valuable insights to businesses, if implemented in the right way. This was the consensus during ICAEW’s seminar about Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Cyber and Data, the ABCD of technology.

  • Acer Announces New Chromebook Spin 11 (R751T) at BETT 2017

    Acer has announced its new Acer Chromebook Spin 11 (R751T) at the British Education and Training Technology (BETT) Show in London. Designed specifically for the classroom, the rugged convertible Chromebook comes with a stylus powered by Wacom® EMR (Electro-Magnetic Resonance) technology1, and features four versatile usage modes that are ideal for modern learning environments. The Chromebook Spin 11 (R751T) will provide additional capabilities thanks to support for Android apps via the Google Play™ Store out-of-the-box.

  • Acer Launches the New Swift 7, Redefining the World’s Thinnest Laptop

    Acer today launches the world’s thinnest laptop[1], the new Swift 7 (SF714-51T). At just 8.98mm thin, the new Swift 7 is an always-connected PC running Windows 10 that’s designed for mobility, with an ultraportable design packing a powerful Intel® Core™ i7 processor, all-day battery life and a personal, trusted 4G LTE connection.

  • Acer to Bring Amazon Alexa to PCs in 2018

    Acer today announces that Amazon Alexa will be coming to select[1] Aspire, Spin, Switch and Swift notebooks, as well as Aspire all-in-one PCs starting from Q1 2018. Amazon Alexa will initially beavailable in the US via an update through Acer Care Center, while wider support is expected to be rolled out mid-2018.

  • Acer Unveils newNitro 5 Gaming Laptop

    Acer today announced its new Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop, designed for casual gamers seeking great performance in an attractive laser laser-textured design. Powered by Windows 10, the new 15-inch laptop is targeted towards mainstream users who enjoy the thrill of gaming with friends, and building their own network of like-minded players. 

  • AcerChromebook 11 Great for Content Consumption, Productivity, Fun

    Acer today introducedits new Chromebook 11 linethat offers strong everyday performance and a portable design with all-day battery life of up to 10 hours.