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The Building Industry Consulting Service International, BICSI, will host the 2017 BICSI Middle East and Africa Conference and Exhibition in Dubai from 19th to 20th April.
CNME once again honoured the region’s top networking talents from both vendors and end-users at the annual Network World Middle East (NWME) Awards.
Uber has announced the suspensions of its pilot programme for driverless car after one of its test vehicles crashed on an Arizona roadway.
Etisalat has been awarded with ‘Approved Employer’ certificate at ‘Professional Development’ level by global professional accounting body ACCA.
Microsoft has announced the availability of a range of Arabic learning tools for students with special needs.
Amazon is reportedly ready to rekindle its interest in investing in regional online retailer Souq.com, according to The National.
Multiple cloud-based services from Microsoft including Xbox Live, OneDrive, Outlook, Skype, Azure and the Windows Store experienced major outages yesterday, locking users out from their accounts.
The UAE’s Ministry of Economy (MoE) has launched an interactive and smart online application in an attempt to strengthen the country’s economic and foreign trade relations with countries across the world.
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched a new and innovative phase of issuing No Objection Certificates (NOCs) related to residential utility connections (electricity and water).
Qlik has announced that Qlik Sense Cloud Business, its SaaS-based visual analytics solution, is now available for SMBs, groups, and teams in the UAE to create, manage, and share analytics in the cloud.
Passengers travelling on certain U.S.-bound flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa will soon have to check in electronic devices larger than a mobile phone.
Apple is betting big on augmented reality (AR) and is working integrating the technology to the iPhone, a recent Bloomberg stated.
IBM has announced the release of the first enterprise-ready blockchain service, aimed at giving enterprise players the option to build their own scalable and secure blockchain networks based on the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Fabric version 1.0.
All non-emergency numbers have been unified under one toll-free number – 901 – to allow Dubai Police to serve public better.
Middle East comparison site compareit4me.com has launched its first automated, real-time, online health insurance comparison platform in the UAE. The new platform will be available within compareit4me.com’s insurance section, allowing customers to compare […]
Jeff Jones, the president of Uber, is quitting the car-hailing company after less than a year, according to the technology news website Recode. Recode has reported that “sources familiar with the matter” said […]
Recently at its Connect Forum in Paris, Misys launched its new crowdlending module. Misys FusionBanking CrowdLending supports retail and corporate banks in delivering funding to all customers, from the individual to SMEs and large corporations.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced it will double its electric vehicles charging stations to 200, in a bid to encourage people to use sustainable modes of transport across Dubai.
The UAE has been ranked as the global number one for fiber to the home (FTTH) penetration in 2016, according to the leading industry body FTTH Council. The Council recently published its annual […]
Oracle’s shares jumped more than five per cent, beating analysts’ expectations, after the company signaled growing demands from its cloud-based services.
Etisalat Academy is set to organise a seminar and workshop on the latest ‘Blockchain’ technology under the theme ‘Blockchain: The Next Disruptive Technology’ from 21-23 March at its premises in Dubai.
Iraq Wallet, the country’s mobile wallet and digital payment company, has expanded its ‘ZainCash’ service by launching chanbar.com, a multi-channel, cloud-based e-commerce platform to support Iraqi online entrepreneurs.
Ride-hailing firm Grab, the main rival of Uber in Southeast Asia, has recently announced plans to build two new research and development (R&D) centres and add 800 developers over the coming two years.
The 2017 edition of Mobile World Congress saw the relaunch of the iconic Nokia 3310, concrete signs of 5G progress and the vast promise of network function virtualisation. Jeevan Thankappan reports from Barcelona.
Dutch technology firm 2getthere has been awarded the contract to deliver a new automated vehicle system in Dubai that will link new waterfront lifestyle destination Bluewaters with the city’s network of metro stations.
Infor has announced record triple-digit year-on-year growth for its India, Middle East and Africa region for 1HFY17.
SAP SE has recently announced a five-year $200 million investment in the UAE, underpinning objectives outlined by the UAE Vision 2021 plan to create economic diversity and jobs for youth.
The Smart Dubai Office has announced the roll out of the first city-wide effort to implement blockchain technology in city services in collaboration with IBM and ConsenSys.
Intel has announced that it will acquire Mobileye NV for $15.3 billion, a deal that will enable the company to compete with the likes of Nvidia Corp and Qualcomm Inc to develop driverless sys-tems for global automakers.
Thales has announced that it was selected by Alstom, and Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to deliver the systems’ extension and upgrade of the Dubai Metro’s Red Line.
Sage has announced an array of new products and features at the Sage Summit Tour, in a bid to take Africa and Middle East business builders and entrepreneurs closer to a world where admin is invisible.
Avaya has signed an asset purchase agreement with Extreme Networks, under which Extreme will serve as the primary bidder to acquire Avaya’s Networking business for a transaction value of approximately $100 million.
According to a recent study by Gartner, CIOs in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are ideally positioned to become global leaders in digital transformation and innovation.
Riverbed Technology has announced the appointment of Andy Elder as the Senior Vice President (SVP) for Sales of its operations in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.
A new global study ‘The Internet of Things: Today and Tomorrow’ published by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, has revealed that IoT will soon be widespread as 85 percent of businesses plan to implement IoT technologies by 2019.
According to a newly released IDC study, organisations around the world are expected to triple the adoption of modern, automated networks over the next two years.
Ooredoo has announced the VIP launch of its new 10Gbps Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) service at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Multiple web users who rely on the cloud service have experienced widespread technical disruptions due to an unknown issue.
VMware has announced VMware vCloud NFV 2.0, designed to modernise and transform network architectures and operations for global communications service providers (CSPs). Built from production-proven software-defined infrastructure and management solutions, the vCloud NFV […]
Microsoft has announced the appointment of Samer Abu Ltaif as the President of its operations in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.
Qatar’s incumbent telecom service provider Ooredoo is showcasing next-generation solutions and services on its pavilion at the 2017 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona demonstrating progress the company has made in recent years. The company is […]
MediaTek and Nokia have announced plans to collaborate on the design of a next-generation mobile communication system for 5G technology. The partnership bridges MediaTek’s customer base for connected devices with Nokia’s network expertise, […]
At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the GSMA published a report outlining the mobile industry’s collective vision and expectations for the 5G era. The new study, ‘The 5G Era: Age of Boundless Connectivity and […]
HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the launch of a five-year digital strategy (2017-2021).
Huawei has outlined its role as an “all-round” strategic partner to countries looking to advance economic and social development, during the Digital Transformation Forum held recently in Barcelona.