Posts Tagged ‘CNME’
We got our hands on the first handset to feature Google’s augmented reality (AR) software Tango, the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, and it was ‘phabulous.’
CNME caught up with Karim Talhouk, business solutions leads, Microsoft Gulf, at the UAE launch of Dynamics 365, to get a deeper insight into how the service aims to encourage businesses in the region to capitalise on digital transformation opportunities.
CNME looks beyond the virtual reality hype and explores how this technology could create business value for enterprises in the Middle East.
Uber has announced the suspensions of its pilot programme for driverless car after one of its test vehicles crashed on an Arizona roadway.
With Gartner predicting that billions of things will be represented by digital twins within three to five years, how can enterprises look to leverage their capabilities to create business value?
Etisalat has been awarded with ‘Approved Employer’ certificate at ‘Professional Development’ level by global professional accounting body ACCA.
Since being named Mashreq Bank’s CTO in September 2015, Nitin Bhargava has made huge inroads in accelerating business processes and sharpening the customer experience through a variety of innovative means.
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.
The impending carry-on luggage device ban for regional flights to the US is yet another toxic, knee-jerk from President Trump, writes James Dartnell.
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 […]
Last month, GE launched its first global Digital Smelter Centre of Excellence in Dubai, as well as signing a 10-year agreement with Aluminium of Greece to implement the world’s first digital smelter solution.
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 […]
Throughout his career, ‘startup specialist’ Surendra Shetty has had a knack for building technology from the ground up. The UAE Exchange CIO cut his teeth at a range of financial organisations across India, and is now relishing the challenge of sitting in the company’s IT hotseat.
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.
Following its announcement to invest AED 500 million in digital transformation over the next three years, Emirates NBD has recently launched the UAE’s first millennial-focused digital banking application, Liv.. Ali Sajwani, the bank’s Group CIO, explains what makes Liv. stand out from the crowd.
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.
The UAE government has recently announced that it would change laws to provide residence visas for top IT talent. James Dartnell asks regional and national heads of some of the world’s biggest tech firms about the opportunities this will bring the country.
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.
When Apple released the MacBook Air in January 2008, something had to give if it was to be one of the thinnest and lightest laptops on the market. Compromises were made, and the CD/DVD drive was first on the chopping board.
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.