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Amazon.com Inc. and India’s Flipkart Online Services Pvt have walked away from talks to acquire Dubai-based Souq.com following disagreements over price, according to Bloomberg.
The company’s 2016 patent output covers a diverse range of inventions in artificial intelligence and cognitive computing, cognitive health, cloud, cybersecurity and other strategic growth areas for the company.
Airbus Group, a commercial aircraft provider with a strong presence in the Middle East, has revealed it is on-track to test a prototype for a self-piloted flying car, as a way of avoiding gridlock on city roads by the end of the year.
Prosecutors are seeking an arrest warrant for Samsung Group’s Jay Y. Lee, following allegations including bribery and embezzlement, according to Bloomberg. Samsung is now facing its second crisis in a matter of months, […]
Nominations deadline for CNME’s third annual CIO 100 Awards has been extended to 22nd January 2017.
The RTA has unveiled a new Dubai based service that enables customers, particularly public transport users, to rent cars for short periods using smart apps.
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has inaugurated its first ‘robot’ pharmacy at Rashid Hospital.
Yahoo has announced that it will now be called Altaba and its CEO Marissa Mayer will step down from the board of directors after closing of its proposed sale of its main Internet properties to Verizon Communications Inc.
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently entered a cooperation agreement with ride hailing app Uber Technologies to provide online taxi and limo booking services in the emirate.
Citrix has announced at Citrix Summit 2017 its acquisition of UniDesk, the force behind developing the Windows application packaging and management technology known as layering.
Microsoft has launched the Azure Skills programme as part of the company’s efforts to fuel digital transformation in line with UAE Vision 2021.
According to a recent report by Bloomberg, Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Development Co. is planning to commit $10 billion to $15 billion to Japan’s SoftBank Group and Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment’s (PIF) technology fund.
At CES 2017, Huawei Consumer Business Group’s CEO Richard Yu shared Huawei’s vision of the next frontier in mobile – the Intelligent Phone, an AI-powered device.
The new technology fund is part of SoftBank’s $100 billion “vision fund” that it aims to launch this year, which will be based in London and will make investments in startups around the world.
DEWA has recently received the COBIT5 certification in governance and information technology operation control, which according to the firm is a reflection of its excellence in cybersecurity, and leading position in different technical fields.
The Nokia 6 it the first Android smartphone release by Finnish company HMD Global, which acquired the rights to release Nokia-branded devices from Microsoft in 2016.
OMA Emirates has announced its investment into India based MobiSwipe, a company that specializes in Mobile Point of Sale (mPOS) solutions.
Red Hat has announced the availability of Red Hat CloudForms 4.2, the latest version of its open hybrid cloud management solution.
Cars have become one of the most popular attractions at CES in Las Vegas this year. Auto manufacturers are using the show to preview the latest cutting edge tech coming to cars in the future.
His Excellency Mohammed Al Gergawi, Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and Managing Director of Dubai Future Foundation, emphasised that a positive innovative approach to address future challenges, is the most important […]
Ericsson and SpeedCast International have entered into a strategic agreement which leverages both organisations’ global capabilities to create a strong partnership in the global maritime sector, enabling both companies to expand their offerings […]
Finesse has been signed up by Geo & Logic GIS Solutions, a Dubai based tracking & fleet management solutions provider to offer cloud solutions on IBM Cloud. Geo & Logic GIS Solutions partnered […]
In line with its business objectives of digital transformation and rebranding, Bapco will deploy Avaya’s next-generation fabric networking technology to power the corporate network across its locations in Bahrain,
Global safety science firm, UL, has partnered with Dubai Police to outline the risks and potential criminality posed by 3D printing.
Mark Elliott, Chairman of the Board of Kodak Alaris, has announced that Marc Jourlait was named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Kodak Alaris Holdings Limited, effective 1st January 2017.
CompTIA has opened registration for its 2017 Annual Member Meeting. Top industry executives and channel leaders will meet in Chicago March 21-23, 2017 for two days of collaboration, discussion, networking, and strategic planning. The 2017 gathering […]
Mozilla will shut down support for its Firefox browser running on Windows XP and Windows Vista in 2017, the company said last week. The exact timing of Firefox’s retirement from those Microsoft operating […]
Pure Storage has announced the introduction of its NVMe-Ready Guarantee. The vendor guarantees that every newly purchased FlashArray//M can be upgraded to full NVMe through its Evergreen Storage programme.
Bloomberg has reported that taxi service Uber Technologies Inc. has lost over $2.2 billion this year, with over $800 billion of that loss coming in the third quarter.
ALE has announced collaboration with Schneider Electric to conduct demonstrations on next-generation technology solutions at the Schneider Electric hospitality showroom in Dubai Silicon Oasis.
Dell EMC has announced that Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has selected its Data Domain and Data Protection Suite solutions to create a scalable protection and availability foundation to support the rapid data growth in the company.
The recently released sixth annual Cisco Global Cloud Index (2015-2020) reveals that global cloud traffic is expected to rise 3.7-fold, up from 3.9 zettabytes (ZB) per year in 2015 to 14.1 ZB per year by 2020.
Nedaa has announced that it recently forged a strategic partnership with Nokia to establish an Innovation and Creativity Lab in Dubai.
Saudi Arabia’s largest telecommunications firm (STC) has announced plans to buy a 10 percent stake in car booking firm Careem.
Nokia and Ooredoo Qatar have successfully demonstrated how 5G technology can deliver extreme broadband speeds of 10 Gbps and reduced latency of just 1 millisecond.
VMware has announced that more than two thirds (68 percent) of Middle East business leaders believe the management of technology is shifting away from IT to other departments, as lines of business take charge of technology-led innovation in EMEA organisations.
The Dubai Future Accelerators programme has been praised by the participating government entities and Dubai Future Foundation’s board of trustees, for its role in changing the way the public and private sector work together in shaping the future.
Microsoft has awarded Accenture a seven-year contract extension to continue providing finance and accounting (F&A) and procurement business process services.
The world’s largest cloud computing provider, Amazon Web Services (AWS), has finally announced plans to open an office in Dubai.
Equinix has entered a definitive agreement to purchase a portfolio of 24 data centre sites and their operations from Verizon for $3.6 billion.
Digital transformation (DX) projects will fail if they aren’t embraced at all levels of the organisation, Avaya told delegates during the Avaya Engage event in Dubai.
Amazon employees are testing a new brick-and-mortar store, called Amazon Go, in Seattle that lets customers using an app bypass the checkout line.
SUSE has entered into an agreement with HPE to acquire technology and talent that will expand its OpenStack IaaS solution and accelerate its entry into the growing Cloud Foundry PaaS market.
Former Finish phone giant Nokia is looking to make a comeback into the smartphone market after its acquisition by Microsoft in 2014.
As part of Oracle, NetSuite plans to localise its products for many more countries while expanding its data centre capacity, sales operations, partner channel and other assets to reach customers in those new areas.