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UPS has recently announced that it successfully conducted a test package delivery in Florida using an autonomous drone that launched from one of its delivery trucks.
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi CIO Gareth Sherlock discusses how he introduced a series of smart workflows that have improved the quality of care and all but eliminated risks in certain vital procedures.
In a bid to ease traffic congestion, reduce the hassle of vehicle ownership and encourage commuters to opt for a cost-efficient route to work, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority has partnered with ekar to introduce a pay-by-the-hour car rental service.
According to the company, this new service significantly simplifies and accelerates cross-enterprise data integration to support real-time analytics that help organisations drive better business decisions.
GE and Aluminium of Greece, a Mytilineos Group subsidiary, have signed a 10-year agreement in Dubai to implement the worlds first-of-their-kind digital smelter solutions.
Emirates NBD has reported a boost in sales performance following the implementation of Oracle cloud solutions.
ManageEngine has announced the opening of its two new ISO 27001-certified data centres in the EU — one in Amsterdam, Netherlands and another in Dublin, Ireland.
Cisco has released the findings of a global study, which revealed that while cloud adoption continues to accelerate, few organisations are maximising the value that cloud can offer.
Wael El Kabbany, Vice President for the Middle East, North Africa and Eastern Mediterranean at BT Global Services, discusses how digitalisation is rapidly transforming businesses and the CIO’s role.
Etisalat has recently released a public apology regarding the connectivity issues that customers have experienced on Friday, 27th January 2017.
Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi investment and development company, has announced the appointment of Khaled Al Melhi as the new CEO of Injazat Data Systems (Injazat), a regional IT managed services provider wholly owned by Mubadala.
According to a new study by IBM and the National Retail Federation, nearly all members of Gen Z (98 percent) prefer to shop in-store over online.
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.
Nominations deadline for CNME’s third annual CIO 100 Awards has been extended to 22nd January 2017.
Microsoft has launched the Azure Skills programme as part of the company’s efforts to fuel digital transformation in line with UAE Vision 2021.
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.
Mark Hosking, data centre and virtualisation leader, Middle East and Africa, Juniper Networks outlines the three most pivotal networking trends when it comes to cloud deployments.
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.
For the Middle East telecom market, 2017 could be a year of opportunities with the rise of IoT and digital services.
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.
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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.
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.
Emirates NBD has announced an upgrade to its widely used ‘mePay’ service by enabling cash transfers to recipients who are not Emirates NBD customers or do not have a bank account.
Online luxury retailer Yoox Net-a-Porter Group has announced a joint venture with Symphony Investments, an entity controlled by Mohamed Alabbar, to create the Middle East’s “undisputed leader in online luxury retail.”
Avaya will highlight how its technology solutions are helping customers and partners achieve their digital transformation objectives at the upcoming Avaya Engage event, which will be held in Dubai.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has ordered fundamental changes to the third cycle of UAE Innovation Week.
Al-Futtaim has announced the appointment of Dr. Hayan Sayed as Chief Executive Officer of Al-Futtaim Engineering and Technologies.
Ocado, an online-only grocery retailer, has recently developed a 4G-based protocol to communicate with thousands of robots powering its new automated warehouses.
UAE-based satellite operator Yahsat has recently announced that it entered into a strategic partnership with Talia, a teleport, satellite and terrestrial network operator.
Amazon.com Inc is said to be in discussions with Souq.com over a $1 billion purchase of the Dubai-based online retailer.
Ericsson has released its Mobility Report for the Middle East and North East Africa, which predicted that 5G subscriptions will reach 20 Million by 2022 in region.
Lenovo has launched the Phab2 Pro “the world’s first Tango-enabled smartphone,” which is set to be available from 15th of December across all major retailers in the UAE.
Oracle has announced plans to acquire Internet performance and DNS provider Dyn in an effort to pump up its cloud-based offerings.
MEED’s inaugural ‘Innovation Live!’ summit kicked off today at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, in alignment with the UAE Innovation Week – a celebration of creative ideologies across the region.
Gulf Business Machines (GBM) has partnered with Ankabut for the first deployment of an Internet Services Provider (ISP) Control Desk in the education sector in the UAE.
Honeywell named the Burj Khalifa as the UAE’s ‘smartest’ building at the Middle East’s smart building awards presentation at the Innovation Live! Summit held in Dubai.
Nokia and the GCAA have entered into a strategic collaboration that will make the UAE the “first country in the world to allow the operation of drones by both businesses and government agencies.”
Alibaba Cloud has announced the launch of a new data centre in Dubai that will be operated by YVOLV, a joint venture between Alibaba Cloud and Meraas Holdings.
Driven to develop its diversified business, transport and logistics provider Al Sahraa Group has developed in-house software to provide better accountability of its processes, which has enabled the firm to build a duo of sleek customer-facing apps.
With an initial investment of $1 billion, Noon will launch in the UAE and KSA markets and will soon cover the entire Middle East region rapidly.
SAP, in cooperation with the European Space Agency (ESA), has announced the Earth Observation Analysis service, a cloud service powered by the SAP HANA platform.