Posts Tagged ‘highlightedpost’
According to the latest study by Gartner, governments in the Middle East and North Africa are projected to spend $11.6 billion on IT products and services in 2017.
Juniper Networks has announced technology alliance partnerships with a number security providers across a variety of critical areas, including endpoint security, cloud access security and network access control.
The altered agreement would reduce the price of the $4.8 billion deal by approximately $250 million, after the revelation of security breaches at the web company.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), in collaboration with Chinese manufacturer EHANG, has announced that the operation of an Autonomous Aerial Vehicle (AAV) capable of carrying a human could begin as early as July this year.
The public cloud provider has announced the launch of Amazon Chime, a new service that’s designed to compete with the likes of WebEx, Skype for Business and GoToMeeting.
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.
Global technology pioneer Elon Musk today announced that driverless and electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla is now accepting online orders for its Model S and X vehicles in the UAE.
In his new role, he will be responsible for driving business growth and capturing market opportunities within the Middle East and Turkey region in the area of IT and cloud within Ericsson.
Zain Saudi Arabia and Huawei Tech Investment Saudi Arabia have signed a five-year managed services agreement that will enable the Saudi operator to enhance its customer experience through voice and data services across […]
IBM has announced a blockchain initiative with Dubai Customs and Dubai Trade to advance Dubai government’s blockchain strategy.
The centre, according to both companies, will define and deliver Dubai’s Cognitive Roadmap and help accelerate the development of cognitive citizen services across Dubai.
BlackBerry Limited has announced a new licensing agreement for its BlackBerry software and services to produce “secure” BlackBerry Android handsets in more global markets including India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh.
Emaar Properties has recently announced its sponsorship of the Microsoft UAE Imagine Cup 2017 student competition.
Emirates NBD has announced the launch of Liv., its digital-only bank targeted at millennials. The new digital banking proposition is also part of Emirates NBD’s planned investment of AED 500 million towards digital […]
Mobily, Saudi Arabia’s second largest mobile telephone operator, said on Wednesday, 1st February 2017, it had signed a SAR 7.9 billion ($2.11 billion) refinancing facility with a group of banks, a Reuters report said.
The Dynamics 365 combines customer-relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource-planning (ERP) to support organisations in their digital transformation initiatives, enabling them to better engage with customers and empower employees.
NBAD has announced that it will now offer real time cross border payments on blockchain technology, a move that is intended to facilitate regional customers with simple, real time and secure way to process their overseas payments.
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.
The Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Co (EITC), the holding company for UAE phone service provider du, will launch Virgin Mobile as a new brand in the UAE, according to a report by Reuters.
Intel may have cut ties with Android on smartphones and tablets, but the company’s partnership with Google on Android for the Internet of Things is growing stronger.
Leaders from the US tech industry have warned that the temporary entry suspension on certain foreign nationals introduced by President Donald Trump will impact their companies’ operations and workforce.
The third annual CNME CIO 100 Awards recognised information technology and transformation leaders who have excelled in implementing innovative technologies and strategies to accelerate business growth.
Etisalat has recently released a public apology regarding the connectivity issues that customers have experienced on Friday, 27th January 2017.
The Saudi ICT market will rebound in 2017 to reach a value of $33.8 billion for the year, according to the latest insights presented by International Data Corporation (IDC).
VMware has announced several new appointments in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, appointing new country managers for the UAE and North Africa, Levant, and Egypt, and naming a new head of MENA Partner Organisation.
WhatsApp, the popular Facebook-owned messaging app, has released an iOS update that lets users send messages while offline.
Alibaba has signed a 12-year partnership with the organisers of the Olympics to provide cloud and e-commerce services to the games.
Oracle has announced the opening of its 400-salesperson ‘Digital Hub’, as well as the expected mid-2017 go-live of its first Middle East data centre in Abu Dhabi.
Following several months of investigations, Samsung Electronics today announced the cause of the Note7 incidents as two separate lithium-ion battery faults, as well as explaining measures to prevent a recurrence during a press conference held in Seoul, Korea.
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.
Communications company Avaya has announced that it filed for Chapter 11 protection in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
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.
Google has acquired Twitter’s mobile application development platform Fabric – for an undisclosed sum – to merge with its own Firebase development team. This will form part of the Google Developer Products Group.
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.
Microsoft has launched the Azure Skills programme as part of the company’s efforts to fuel digital transformation in line with UAE Vision 2021.