technology

  • Xiaomi opens region’s first Mi store in UAE, world’s top smartphone market

    Xiaomi has today (Thursday, August 10, 2017) opened its first Authorized Mi store in the region in partnership with local distributor TASK FZCO. Located at the popular Burjuman Shopping Centre in Dubai, the new store will showcase Xiaomi’s powerful Mi 6 and entertainment-focused Mi Max 2 smartphones.

  • Xiaomi opens second Authorized Mi Store in the UAE

    Global technology leader Xiaomi has opened its second Authorized Mi Store in Dubai. In partnership with its local distributor TASK FZCO, Xiaomi launched the second Authorized Mi store in the UAE, less than four months after the first store. This highlights Xiaomi’s unwavering efforts to bring more innovative products at accessible prices to Mi Fans in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. 

  • Xiaomi opens third Authorized Mi Store in the UAE

    In partnership with its local distributor TASK FZCO, global technology leader Xiaomi has opened its third Mi Authorized Mi Store in the UAE in keeping with its intensified expansion plan in the country. The newly opened offline Authorized Mi Store located on the ground floor of the landmark Sharjah City Centre is Xiaomi’s first brick-and-mortar establishment outside Dubai.

  • Xiaomi partners with JollyChic to bring Redmi 5 Plus to KSA

    Global technology leader Xiaomi today announced a partnership with the e-commerce site JollyChic to bring innovation to everyone in KSA with the announcement of the all-new Redmi 5 Plus. The affordably priced smartphone marks the first time that Xiaomi's full screen display innovations have been introduced in the below-500 SAR smartphone category, cementing Xiaomi's commitment to providing the latest smartphone technology at the most amazing prices.

  • Xiaomi rolls out latest smartphone offerings in Egypt

    Xiaomi in cooperation with its distribution partner Al Safy has today (Tuesday, August 8, 2017) unveiled its latest top-of-the-line smartphones – the flagship Mi 6 and the large-screen Mi Max 2 – in Egypt to cater to the booming local mobile market.

  • Xperia XA2 Ultra, your ultimate “dual selfie” companion!

    If you are passionate about taking selfies, here comes something new from Sony Mobile to experience. The new Xperia XA2 Ultra featuring dual front cameras with front flash, will let you take clear shots regardless of lighting or environment. You will also be able to fit more friends and surroundings into your selfies, thanks to its 120° super wide-angle.

  • XpertLearning Expands its Talent Management Solutions throughout Asia with SumTotal Partnership

    Dubai-based XpertLearning, a leading provider of Online Learning, Talent, and Performance solutions in the Middle East and SumTotal, the leading provider of talent management solutions, extended their partnership to offer HR and Talent Software Solutions to the Asian market along with GCC. Under the new partnership, the two companies will be offering solutions to mobilise, develop, promote, reward, and incentivise organisations of all sizes.

  • Xpress Money and TerraPay partner to enable real-time international money transfers to mobile wallets in Africa

    Xpress Money, one of the world’s most dependable money transfer brands has partnered with TerraPay, the world’s first mobile payments switch, to enable real-time international money transfers to mobile wallets in Africa. Powered by TerraPay’s global clearing and settlement service for mobile wallets, the partnership will make it faster and convenient for Xpress Money consumers to send money to mobile accounts, in real time.

  • XTOUCH Launches Its First Wireless Product Range and E-commerce Initiative

    XTOUCH, the leading Dubai headquartered consumer electronics brand today launched its wireless smartphone XTOUCH X and e-commerce solution to raise customer experiences. Launched first in the UAE, the new flagship smartphone is available in full gift and standard package options. The package includes XTOUCH X smartphone, wireless sports earphones and a convenient power bank wireless charger which moves the customer into a totally wireless world. Supporting its vision to deliver best-value products and services to consumers, the company has also launched an e-Commerce platform which provides special offers, including free shipping and repair service and a first in the mobile category that enables payment in installments to targeted customers and is facilitated directly by the company.

  • Xura Enters Strategic Partnership With Evamp & Saanga to Deliver Superior Support for Customer Engagement Tool, Xura Elements

    Xura, Inc. (NASDAQ: MESG), a major innovator in Real-Time Communication (RTC) technology, today announced its forge team had entered into a strategic partnership with Evamp & Saanga, a leading developer of web, mobile and telecom related applications and solutions for the Middle-East, Africa and South-Asia markets. By working together, Evamp & Saanga can now leverage Xura's expertise in enterprise engagement solutions across its own applications, while providing system integration and local sales support across its operating regions, primarily focusing on Xura Elements, built on Xura's forge RTC platform.

  • Yahsat and Hughes to Form Joint Venture to Deliver Satellite Broadband Services

    Yahsat, a leading global satellite operator based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company, and Hughes Network Systems (HUGHES), a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), today announced an agreement to enter into a joint venture to provide commercial Ka-band satellite broadband services across Africa, the Middle East and southwest Asia. This new venture combines Hughes deep expertise as the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services with Yahsat’s unique position and knowledge as the leader in satellite broadband solutions across these regions.  Hughes will purchase a minority interest in the venture.

  • YAHSAT INTRODUCES YAHCLICK WI-FI ENTERPRISE SOLUTION WITH HOTSPOT CLOUD MANAGEMENT PARTNER TANAZA

    Yahsat, the UAE based satellite operator, announced today the launch of YahClick Wi-Fi Enterprise Solution in partnership with Italian Wi-Fi cloud management software provider Tanaza. The announcement coincides with the signing of an agreement between the two companies the terms of which allow Tanaza’s cloud based Wi-Fi management platform to be used along with YahClick Wi-Fi Enterprise Solution across YahClick’s footprint.

  • Yamaha Motor and Fujitsu Begin IoT-based Field Trial to Improve Sailing Performance for 470 Class Events

    Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. and Fujitsu Limited will conduct an IoT-based field trial to improve the performance of the 470 (Four-Seventy), a type of small dinghy used in sailing competitions. The trial will commence from March 13 through April 30, 2019, on Lake Hamana in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.

  • Yegertek to disrupt the retail CRM space with industry focused Microsoft Dynamics 365 solution suite

    In a bid to meet the growing need for product-driven industry specialization, Levtech Consulting, a leading Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle member and Gold Partner, today launched Yegertek, a new entity focused on CRM, loyalty, ecommerce, mobility, analytics and customer engagement solutions for the retail sector.

  • You'll Never Look at the ATM the Same Way Again

    NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today announced the launch of NCR SelfServ™ 80 Series, a new family of ATM solutions that will help financial institutions redefine the banking experience and change the way consumers interact with the ATM forever.

  • YOU’RE HIRED! GORILLAZ APP CODE-CRACKER LANDS A JOB

    Jaguar Land Rover has hired the first of the next generation of electronics and software engineering geniuses following the recent code-breaking recruitment challenge within the Gorillaz app. The brand and the band came together to build a recruitment initiative that seeks to uncover the future of Jaguar Land Rover’s talent.

  • Z Services and TitanHQ expand regional cybersecurity technology partnership

    Z Services, an innovative cloud-based cybersecurity solutions provider in the MENA region, and TitanHQ, the award-winning web filtering, email filtering, and email archiving Security-as-a-Service provider, have expanded their existing OEM relationship to embed TitanHQ’s Email Archiving and Web filtering technologies to Z Services’ ‘MERALE’. This follows the successful initial launch of Z Services Anti-Spam SaaS powered by TitanHQ’s Spam Filtering technology. 

  • Z Services Enhances Cloud-based Cybersecurity Suite with OneLogin Partnership

    Z Services, an innovative cloud-based cybersecurity solutions provider in the MENA region, has announced a strategic partnership with OneLogin, industry leaders in Unified Access Management, to bring advanced single sign-on, MFA and unified access identity management capabilities solving this critical issue for customers in a solution that addresses applications in the cloud and on-premise.This will add a critical and differentiating layer to Z Services’ existing and leading cybersecurity-as-a-service portfolio, which customers across the region access in a subscription model, directly from Z Services and from leading telcos.

  • Zaeto Launches Green Diesel Additive, D-Zel Aid To Combat Increasing Fuel Prices

    With the price of fuel on a continuous upward trajectory in the UAE, local green provider of heavy industry products, Zaeto has launched a unique diesel formula called D-Zel Aid, which reduces the amount of fuel used in motor vehicles upward of 10%, and more in some cases.  The launch is another step taken by Zaeto, to assist the UAE Vision 2021 announced by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, which promotes practices that work towards creating a sustainable environment.

  • Zain Bahrain Optimises Business Operations Using Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS Software

    Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, today announced that Zain Bahrain, a leading telecommunications provider in the Kingdom of Bahrain, has successfully deployed a new cloud based enterprise software solution which resulted in higher operational efficiency. The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software, combined with the Nutanix AHV hypervisor, allows the operator to rapidly analyse data, leading to better decision making and freeing up resources so that their organizations can focus on their key strength – innovating new products and services for its customers.