Robots the Other Key Factor of LG’s Transformation into an AI Company
DUBAI, UAE, Jan. 8, 2018 — Following the introduction of the company’s robot lineup a year ago, LG Electronics (LG) continues to push the envelope with the unveiling of three more work robots at CES 2018. LG is introducing three new concept robots spe-cifically developed for commercial use at hotels, airports and supermarkets. These new robots represent LG’s commitment to expanding its business into a future growth engine based on its leading robotics technology.
All part of LG’s new CLOi (pronounced KLOH-ee) robot brand, the Serving Robot, Porter Robot and Shopping Cart Robot follow in the footsteps of the Airport Guide Ro-bot and the Airport Cleaning Robot that recently completed successful trial runs at Ko-rea’s ......read more
Diverse Range of Audio Products Not Only Deliver Great Sound but Advanced Intelligence as Well
DUBAI, UAE, Jan. 07, 2017 — LG Electronics (LG) at CES 2018 is showcasing superior, clearer and smarter lineup of premium audio products that promises to change the way people think about home speakers. New for 2018 is Meridian Audio’s advanced high-performance audio technology to deliver more natural and warm sound. From immersive Dolby Atmos® soundbars to portable Bluetooth speakers and its latest artificial intelligence (AI) speaker, LG has something for every music and movie lover.
Sound All Around and Above
LG’s new SK10Y soundbar delivers 550W of powerful output and supports 5.1.2 channels by harnessing the power of Dolby Atmos technology. A unique aspect of the technology is that unique ......read more
December 2017, MEEZA, an established Qatari Data Services Provider, Fujitsu Services Ltd and Vauban Group today announced that they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into discussions to identify opportunities to provide world class information communication and technology services to Qatar. In collaboration with MEEZA, a Qatar Foundation subsidiary, this MoU will allow the parties to work to support Qatar’s National Vision 2030 by leveraging the Fujitsu Human Centric Innovation approach to delivering world class digital transformation and technology services.
The MoU will examine how to create significant market opportunities for a full range of technology products, solutions and services. The combination of MEEZA’S existing state-of-the-art data centre facilities, Vauban’s innovation and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017: LG has paved the way for a plethora of electronics and home appliances, however its commitment to the development of televisions and in particular OLED technology has set a new standard of excellence by which televisions today and in the near future, will be measured. LG has succeeded in increasing its share of the premium TV market via its OLED TVs, which the company first began manufacturing in 2013.
With OLED making huge strides, LG has successfully established firm grounds within the OLED industry with LG’s technological expertise within the OLED technology. LG OLED TVs have been dominating the TV rating slots, earning the title “the king of TV.”
The importance of OLED cannot be overstated. The technology represents a seismic shift in television design, utilizing a ......read more
New store will be the “go to” space for consumers to connect with the Huawei brand, their latest technologies and their products, at a more personal level.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 6th November, 2017: Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG), today announced that its first 'Experience Store' in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is now open at The Dubai Mall. The store offers consumers a full retail experience, which includes access to Huawei’s latest products and services under one roof. All new products will now be available for pre-booking and sale at the same time as its global launch.
The opening of the first brand store in the Middle East and Africa represents Huawei’s commitment to the region and the next step in the company’s mission to deliver breakthrough ......read more
For the first time in the region, consumers get a more customised, faster mobile experience powered by Huawei’s breakthrough Kirin AI processor
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 31, 2017: Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) has unveiled the world’s most powerful AI flagship smartphones – the HUAWEI Mate 10 Series in the Middle East & Africa region. Heralding a new decade of smartphone development, the new HUAWEI Mate 10, HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro and PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 10 devices are set to deliver the ultimate intelligent experience for regional consumers by providing more comprehensive mobile intelligence through Mobile AI.
The HUAWEI Mate 10 Series goes beyond smart, using the AI application ecosystem to make the smartphone so intelligent with personalised AI applications that it ......read more
Perfect for Middle Eastern Climates, LG’s Latest Air Technologies Bring the Ultimate in Performance, Reliability and Efficiency
Dubai, UAE, 26 October 2017: LG Electronics (LG) has announced the release of its brand new MULTI V 5 Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) solution designed to offer exceptional performance in Middle Eastern climates. The latest in the company’s successful MULTI V line, this advanced model pushes boundaries even in the most extreme climate conditions with its streamlined functionality optimizing energy efficiency and maximizing user comfort.
The MULTI V 5 is equipped with innovative Dual Sensing Control that monitors temperature and humidity levels to efficiently manage cooling and heating. Equipped with LG’s Ultimate Inverter Compressor and boasting a large capacity ......read more
Introducing the next era of mobile smartphones equipped with the world's first Kirin AI processor inside to deliver a faster, more customized mobile experience
Dubai, U.A.E., October 17, 2017: During an exclusive global launch held at Munich, Huawei Consumer Business Group unveiled its highly-anticipated Mate 10 Series, which will open the door to new AI mobile applications. The new HUAWEI Mate 10, HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro and PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 10 are breakthrough AI devices that combine innovative hardware, the Kirin 970 and EMUI 8.0. The HUAWEI Mate 10 Series continues its legacy of superior product performance and long-lasting battery life, while integrating new Leica dual camera technology.
“As we enter the age of intelligence, AI is no longer a virtual concept but something ......read more
Total prize of US $100,000 clinched by leading UAE designers across four design categories
Dubai, UAE: 12 October 2017: LG Electronics (LG) announced its official “Techorator” winners of the first-ever Signage Design competition for innovative professional designers and architects across the region at the Grand Hyatt in Dubai. Four winners have collectively taken home a total prize of US $100,000 across four categories worth US $25,000 each.
The four winning designers have pushed the boundaries of artistic designs within new and existing commercial spaces using cutting-edge LG digital signage.
The recipient of the OLED Signage Design Award, wherein contestants had to use the Open Frame OLED signage to create an inspiring display design for any space, is Mr. Madhur Viyas of Ontime Group. Mr. Shabab ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 28th September, 2017: Huawei Consumer Business Group hosted “The Future of Innovation” event in Dubai, UAE on 20th September 2017. The event highlighted the key innovations Huawei is driving in the consumer smartphone industry, both globally and regionally, as well as Huawei’s brand ambition to become a global iconic technology brand. The event also saw Huawei bring together innovative minds from China and top regional companies to participate in an open panel discussion focusing on the theme of innovation. ePanda, the Chinese start-up facilitating connections between China and the Middle East, was a key cooperation partner for the event.
The engaging panel discussion was attended by thought leaders from some of the region’s top innovative companies, including Souq.com, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 20th September, 2017: Huawei Consumer Business Group today held a media open day in Dubai, UAE, to discuss the future of innovation in the Middle East region. This is a second stop right after IFA that was held in Berlin on 1st September. Led by Chief Marketing Officer, Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG), Ms. Glory Cheung, and Mr. Gene Jiao, President of Huawei CBG, Middle East & Africa, the event highlighted the key innovations Huawei is driving in the consumer smartphone industry, both globally and regionally, as well as Huawei’s brand ambition to become a global iconic tech brand.
Huawei is the third biggest smartphone brand worldwide, and a leader in smartphone industry innovations. Most recently, the brand led a new era in smartphone innovation, revealing its vision for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 19 September 2017: LG Electronics (LG) is on a quest to redefine the possibilities of tomorrow by introducing the most innovative home appliances and electronics available today. However, recently LG has introduced robots into its product portfolio and has showcased a variety of soon-to-be-released robots at various events across the world that will reshape tomorrow to make the lives of the everyday consumer more productive and convenient.
LG’s impressive collection of robots boasts simplistic usability and includes the Lawnmower Robot, the Hub Robot and HOM-BOT® in addition to the more specialized Airport Robot and Airport Cleaning Robot.
The Hub Robot united a diverse range of smart appliances under a single ecosystem, optimizing operations and enhancing convenience. The hub robot even utilizes Amazon ......read more
240-kg chocolate tower beats the heat with LG DUALCOOL air conditioners
Dubai, UAE – September 13, 2017: In an attempt to creatively illustrate how advancements in technology trump the long-lived difficulties of extreme temperatures faced in the Middle East and Africa, LG Electronics (LG) conducted an experiment to demonstrate how the LG DUALCOOL air conditioner still cools, even when the outdoor temperature spikes to 65 degrees Celsius.
To showcase the performance of the LG DUALCOOL, LG tasked the winner of the World Chocolate Masters Competition – Frank Hasnoot – who stated that in order to build chocolate sculptures, the indoor temperature needs to be contained to 20-degrees Celsius.
Hasnoot and his team of chefs competed against a second group of chefs in the same room, with the same ......read more
Launched three weeks ago, HUAWEI nova 2 Plus is one of the fastest selling Huawei devices this year
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 5, 2017: HUAWEI nova 2 Plus, the latest smartphone from Huawei has experienced exceptional demand in the UAE to become one of the fastest selling Huawei devices this year. HUAWEI nova 2 Plus sales have been 10 times more compared to nova Plus at its launch period last year. Equipped with a unique 20MP high-definition front camera, a 12MP and 8MP rear dual camera and a professional portrait mode, the HUAWEI nova 2 Plus captures stunning selfies like never before. Further, it’s advanced audio experience, a stylish design, as well as an upgraded and powerful performance makes nova 2 Plus one of the most sought-after products amongst the young and tech-savvy consumers.
“We are ......read more
14th August 2017, Dubai, U.A.E.: SOUQ.com is hosting a two-day Samsung carnival from 14th - 15th August for customers to get access to an extensive range of Samsung’s latest products at exciting and unparalleled offers. The electronics extravaganza will see new flash deals every four hours throughout the event across Samsung Mobiles, Wearables and Accessories.
Customers can benefit from the incredible deals on the one-stop-online shop for Samsung on SOUQ.com, and own the latest technology at click of a button. SOUQ.com has partnered with Samsung to provide Key Flagship products on sale include Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+, Samsung Galaxy S7 Dual SIM, Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6, Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, and Samsung Galaxy A series 2017.
With an array of exciting deals to avail from ......read more
Amended Regulation being updated to give consumers additional protection; direct consumer feedback collated via social media survey
Doha, August 08, 2017: The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has reviewed the Spam Regulation published in December 2016 and made amendments that align it more closely with the Data Privacy Law published by the Ministry of Transport & Communications (MOTC) in December 2016. The revised regulation is designed to reduce the number of complaints about spam, direct marketing, and cybercrime lodged with Service Providers and CRA and enhance the overall experience of consumers in Qatar.
The amendment also takes into consideration that unsolicited electronic messages or ‘Spam’ messages continue to be a cause of frustration for many consumers in Qatar, considering the large number ......read more
Public Consultation invites suggestions and comments on proposed modifications to current SRD Class License
Doha, July 30, 2017: The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) today launched a public consultation with revisions to the Class License for Short Range Devices (SRDs). The modifications will ensure that CRA enables the stakeholders to introduce new technologies and devices in the market and be better prepared for the future demands. Interested stakeholders have until August 16, 2017 to comment on the proposed changes published in the CRA website.
The proposed revisions to the Class License are designed to accommodate advances in radio-communications equipment and applications, and include new frequency ranges for SRDs. The proposed changes relate especially to ‘Annexure (2)’ and propose the ......read more
Portable projector that transforms a flat surface into an interactive touch screen makes its GCC debut
Unlike traditional projectors, Xperia Touch does more than just put on a show – it lets you surf and explore like never before
Dubai, 2nd July 2017: Sony Mobile Communications today announced that its new smart projector, Xperia Touch, is now available in select stores in Dubai and Saudi Arabia.
Built with the latest Sony intelligence, this compact and lightweight short-throw projector transforms a flat wall, table or floor into an interactive 23-inch HD touch screen. Whether you want to play games on the living room floor, project a recipe onto the kitchen counter or make your wall a message board, Xperia Touch adds a whole new dimension to your home.
The projector’s ......read more
DUBAI, June 28, 2017: Though people are driven to create art and express themselves, no two people are alike and no two users want the exact same thing from their tech devices and appliances. GCC residents are no different. Thanks to local government initiatives that aim to foster creativity within our communities, and thanks to a society that welcomes personal self-expression, there is an ever growing need to use devices creatively to express ourselves as unique individuals.
LG Electronics aims to innovate in a way where each individual can creatively express himself or herself. LG’s motto “Innovation for a better life” places an emphasis on the power of innovation and encourages its employees to look for out-of-the-box solutions for varying individual needs and lifestyles. The result has always been a ......read more
Slim with Stamina, OnePlus 5 features 6 GB RAM/8 GB RAM with Dash Charge capabilities
27th June 2017, Dubai, U.A.E.: SOUQ.com has announced the pre-order of the OnePlus 5, the much-anticipated flagship smartphone from global mobile technology company OnePlus. The impressive device features a 16MP and 20MP dual camera - the highest resolution dual-camera system on a smartphone today. The OnePlus 5 captures the best quality photos with professional and powerful effects. The OnePlus 5 is available in limited stock for pre-order on SOUQ.com in the UAE starting at 1799 AED for 6GB version.
The industry-leading Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 processor powers the OnePlus 5 through demanding apps and games, making it incredibly power efficient. Available in a configuration of 6GB RAM and 64GB storage or 8GB RAM and ......read more
Honor 8 lite and honor 6x make the perfect gifts for Eid!
Honor, the number one smartphone e-brand by Huawei, has the perfect gifting solutions for you this Eid: two of its latest models, honor 6x and honor 8 Lite, with unrivalled design features at fabulous price points.
The honor 6x, embodying the motto “Double the Experience” that millennials live and breathe breaks ground with its premium dual-lens rear camera, extended battery life and rock-solid performance. Honor 6x at 919 AED available at all major retailers in the UAE.
The honor 8 Lite with the motto “Beauty at your reach”, gives you all the qualities you need without breaking the bank. Its eye-catching aesthetics and high-performance at an attractive price point is well suited for the internet-minded, style-conscious millennial looking for a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 19, 2017: Summer is just around the corner. In other words, you and many other people around you will be preparing for summer vacation. You may take a few days off to enjoy the hot, sunny weather or create fun and exciting memories by swimming, going to concerts, or traveling to new places. Whether you keep these experiences to yourself or share them with your close family or friends, the G6 is the ideal vacation companion for taking high-quality pictures and instantly sharing them on social media.
Take Exceptional Splashy Photos
Swimming is one of the most popular activities people do in the summer. If you have children, you may want to preserve the moments your son or daughter had fun at the waterpark or jumped into the swimming pool. With your best friend, you may want to take pictures together while ......read more
LG’s latest appliance wants to partially replace the chef in your house and give you and your family precious time back
Dubai, UAE, June 15, 2017: Family, food, culture, heritage and traditions are of central focus during the holy month of Ramadan and now with smart appliances, homemakers are able to take advantage of new technology to prepare meals that are healthy, delicious and perfect for not just a home for today, but for a smart home of the future.
Technology is now taking over the kitchen through intuitive control with new devices that even do most of the cooking for you. The smart appliance trendsetting that started in the living room is now moving into the kitchen.
However, the most significant benefit that smart cooking can provide is the ability to save time, enabling families to spend more time engaging ......read more
Super slow motion functionality and intelligent features of new Xperia XZ Premium brought to life in singer’s new video
Dubai, 11th June 2017: Renowned Lebanese singer and record producer Fares Karam has featured Sony Mobile’s latest Xperia smartphone in his new music video, Mnamnam, which was directed by award-winning director Hass Ghaddar.
Throughout the video, which was filmed at various locations across Lebanon, Fares Karam showcases the new Xperia XZ Premium at key moments in his journey, from experimenting with the smartphone’s Super slow motion feature in different environments to highlighting the Xperia XZ Premium’s other intelligent features.
Commenting on the collaboration, Fares Karam said: “I had a great time working with the Sony Mobile team and I especially enjoyed ......read more
Edible Instrument Musicians Demonstrate How Food Waste Can Be Reduced with Refrigerator Technology from LG
Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2017: To raise awareness of the issue of food wastage this World Environment Day, LG teamed up with the music-making talents of the London Vegetable Orchestra to demonstrate how advanced refrigerator technology can help extend the life of fresh foods for weeks or months, even against the demands of quirky performance art.
Food waste is one of the biggest challenges of our time. According to the United Nations, up to one third of all food is spoiled or wasted before it is ever consumed. Roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year — approximately 1.3 billion tons — gets lost or wasted, amounting to roughly USD 680 billion in industrialized countries ......read more
Ooredoo’s 2014 Speed Boost Increases Average Peak Connection Speeds by 72 Percent Year-on-Year – among the Fastest in the World
Doha, Qatar: A new international study of global Internet speeds, the Akamai “State of the Internet" Report, has named Qatar as one of the fastest-rising countries for fixed line Internet speeds in the world, following Ooredoo’s Internet ......read more
•Acer K138ST is an ultra-portable “all-in-one” short throw LED projector with an intelligent ambient light sensor for cinema on the go
•Acer also introduces projectors ideal for office meetings and interactive learning
•Acer U5320W ultra-short throw projector can project images up to 100” at just 80cm (31-inches) from the screen
•Acer P5515 is capable of ......read more
Delivers World’s Smallest 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive; and Its First-Ever 256GB USB Flash Drive
Dubai, June 7, 2015 – SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, has launched two new, USB 3.0 flash drives – the 128GB* SanDisk Ultra Fit™ USB 3.0 Flash Drive, the world’s smallest USB 3.0; and the 256GB SanDisk Ultra® USB ......read more
Dubai, UAE - 9th June, 2015 - Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that visionary thought leaders from Cisco, Dell, IBM, Intel and SAP will be featured speakers at Red Hat Summit 2015 in Boston, June 23 - 26. Top executives from each company will deliver keynotes and provide Red Hat Summit attendees with unique perspectives on some ......read more
DUBAI, UAE – 9TH June, 2015 – Commvault, a leader in data protection and information management, today announced it is now a Preferred Solution Partner within the Cisco® Solution Partner Program. The Internet of Everything (IoE) continues to bring together people, processes, data and things to enhance the relevancy of network connections. As a member of the Cisco Solution Partner ......read more
SAP’s Big Data Solutions Support GCC’s Rising Demand for Real-Time Tracking and Analysis of Contagious Diseases
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – 8 June 2015 — GCC healthcare authorities urgently need to deploy technology solutions to prevent the spread of contagious diseases, following global outbreaks of malaria and Ebola, experts announced today at the Big Data Show, ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 7th June, 2015: Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN), a leading provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprises, today announced that Gulftainer, the largest, privately owned, independent port management company in the world, has installed a new, state of the art wireless network at its new headquarters in Sharjah, UAE using Access Points (APs), a ......read more
Author: Yarob Sakhnini, regional director, MEMA at Brocade
The New IP allows you to take evolutionary steps to achieve revolutionary results. So, where do you start? There are two basic components to a New IP network: The overlay and the underlay. Many feel that the overlay is a bit more complex than the underlay, but you can gain benefits from either component alone, or eventually both ......read more
World’s Largest Organizations Lose 10 Percent of Profits Per Year Due to Complexity: Global Simplicity Index
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – 4 June 2015 – Middle East organizations must tackle complexity in their operations to avoid losing potentially 10 percent of their profits, SAP urged today in advance of the Internet of Things Expo (IoTX) and Big Data Show.
In the ......read more
Dubai, 03 June 2015 - Axis Communications, the global market leader in network video which provides intelligent security solutions that enable a smarter and safer world; introduced today two major offerings across the Middle East during a product launch event at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City. The products were introduced by Ettiene Van Der Watt, Regional Engineering & Training ......read more
Study Highlights “Information Generation” Creating New Demands for Enterprises; 40% of Respondents Admit Not Knowing How to Get Value from Their Data
New global research from Institute For The Future peers into the psyche and impact of the Information Generation
62% of respondents in the Middle East agree that the rapid adoption of third platform ......read more
9 in 10 CIOs Report Concerns Over Insufficient Wireless Protection; Over One-third of Enterprises Found Lacking Basic Wireless Security
Dubai, UAE – June 3, 2015 – Information Technology decision makers (ITDMs) believe wireless networks to be the most vulnerable element of the IT infrastructure, according to a new survey from Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global leader in ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 02 June, 2015: Cisco announced that ‘Securing the Internet of Everything (IoE)’ will be a major focus for the company at the Internet of Things Expo 2015 (IoTX), which will be held from June 8–9, 2015 at Dubai World Trade Centre. The company plans to launch an extensive range of security solutions for IoE for its Middle East customers at the ......read more
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 2nd June, 2015: Addressing growing security concerns about the broad range of documents, presentations, emails and spreadsheets being spread inside and outside of companies using consumer-grade solutions, Commvault today announced new capabilities to help business users more safely store, access and share files virtually anywhere. With the expansion of ......read more
GT200 tailored to serve small and medium sized enterprises and small data centers
June 02, 2015, Dubai, UAE – Giada Technology today debuted its smallest ever entry-level microserver – the GT200 at Computex 2015. Computex is Asia’s largest ICT trade show and the second largest in the world. The show runs from June 2-5 in Taipei, Taiwan. The GT200 is tailored to serve the ......read more
Reinforces Company’s Commitment to Helping Enterprises of All Sizes Deploy, Manage and Secure Networks in a Mobile Era
Dubai, UAE, June 1, 2015 – Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global leader in high-performance cyber security solutions, today announced a new FortiGuard Mobile Security subscription service to help enterprises protect mobile devices from cyber threats, particularly in ......read more
Antaira Technologies’ is proud to announce the expansion of its industrial networking infrastructure family with the introduction of the LNP-1202G-SFP and LNP-1204G-SFP series.
Antaira’s new LNP-1202G-SFP and LNP-1204G-SFP industrial PoE+ Gigabit unmanaged Ethernet switches offer the highest density of Gigabit Ethernet port connectivity in the market. The combination of SFP fiber ......read more
Doha, Qatar, 27 May 2015:OoredooQ.S.C. (“Ooredoo”) - Ticker: ORDS.QA–held its annual Capital Markets Day in Doha where Ooredoo’s senior management team updated investors and analysts on the business’ financial and strategic progress as part of its transparent investor relations programme.
More than 70 participants attended the event, where Dr.Nasser Marafih, ......read more
The SNC-VM772R intelligent camera praised at IFSEC International 2015 for its excellence
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 21, May 2015- The SNC-VM772R was included in a roundup of 2015’s most innovative companies at IFSEC Global which gathers more than 30,000 monthly unique users. Sony was showcased alongside many industry big names at the forefront of product development and as a leader in ......read more
FUJIFILM launches the FUJINON XF90mmF2 R LM WR
Telephoto lens is weather-resistant and delivers rich bokeh and ultra-sharp images
FUJIFILM Corporation has launched their latest telephoto lens. The FUJINON XF90mmF2 R LM WR will be added to the X-Series interchangeable lens line-up in July 2015. Offering a fixed focal length of 90mm (equivalent to 137mm)and a maximum aperture of F2.0, this ......read more
•Acer has expanded its Switch 10 series line with new 10.1-inch models featuring Intel® Atom quad-core processors and appealing aesthetics
•The Red Dot award-winning Switch 10 E offers 6 eye-catching colour options, up to 12 hours of battery life(1) and the magnetic and latch-less Acer Snap Hinge™ 2,a new guiding plane design for easy transition between four ......read more
Starting this weekend, Chauffeur service Careem will offer users a chance to get “hands on” with popular tech products before buying them on e-commerce site Souq.com.
Thursday 13th May, Dubai: Souq.com and Careem have partnered to announce an e-commerce first; starting this weekend, the two homegrown tech companies will be giving consumers a chance to get ‘hands ......read more
· Ericsson participated in knowledge sharing event – best evidence practice between Qatar and Sweden
· Ericsson showcased its Intelligent Transportation Systems and how it can positively contribute to Qatar’s Road Safety
· Ericsson’s Rutger Reman, Head of Industry and Society, Region Middle East, addressed attendees on May 11
Ericsson ......read more
The Arabian Travel Market 2015 (ATM) finally reached its conclusion last May 7. The leading travel and tourism event in the region which started last May 4th has proven its global presence once again and its effectivity as a platform for different tour operators, travel agents, DMCs, hoteliers, wholesalers and travel technology companies to showcase their products and services and reach out to ......read more
UAE, Dubai, May 12th 2015 – Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) announced today several production-ready updates and improvements for its open source projects that form the core of Terracotta In-Memory Data Management platform, a platform used for boosting performance, scalability, and building real-time applications.
Matthias Braeger, software engineer at CERN, the European Organization ......read more
Author: Phil Curran, Director of Product Marketing for Commvault Infrastructure Solutions
A few years ago, companies thought the cloud might help save on costs. No doubt everyone recalls the plethora of articles with titles such as: "How to save time and money in the cloud" or "Cloud Computing can generate massive savings" . Analyst studies from leading think tanks ......read more
Wireless solutions provider set to present blueprint for building cost-effective HetNets at upcoming event
Dubai, UAE – May 11, 2015: Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Limited, a global leading wireless solutions provider, will present the key to constructing a cost-effective HetNet for increased coverage and capacity on day one of LTE MENA 2015; HetNets continue to gain importance in light ......read more
By Yasser Zeineldin, CEO, eHosting DataFort
Myth 1: Data hosting on cloud is less secure than in-house server hosting
Reality: Contrary to popular belief, cloud hosting with a reliable cloud services provider is more secure than in-house server hosting. Cloud service providers have a team of experts across technology domains including data security. They normally have state of the art ......read more
Doha, Qatar, 11 May 2015: Ooredoo Q.S.C. (“Ooredoo”) - Ticker: ORDS.QA – announced today the appointment of Mr. Rene Meza as the new CEO of its Myanmar business, replacing Mr. Ross Cormack who has taken the decision to leave his position later this year.
Mr. Rene Meza currently holds the position of Managing Director of Vodacom Tanzania. Mr. Meza has over seventeen ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 10th May, 2015: Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) today announced it is redefining networking for IP storage systems with the industry's first purpose-built storage connectivity portfolio for both data center and disaster recovery applications to help enterprise IT teams manage growth, mitigate risk, and reduce costs. EMC will continue to work to integrate new IP storage technology features ......read more
Dubai – 6 May 2015: Global Innovations, the leading IT service provider for Travel and Tourism highlights one of its modules, XML-Based Product Distribution, an efficient platform that provides seamless integration of systems.
While small companies and traditional tour operators still rely on email, phone, fax and viewing or logging in website in able to process bookings, most tour ......read more
Companies across Ooredoo Footprint Back Humanitarian Efforts in Nepal, As Country Struggles Following Major Earthquake
Doha, Qatar: Ooredoo companies across the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia have launched a series of initiatives to support humanitarian efforts in Nepal, after the devastating earthquake that took place on 25 April 2015.
The Nepal earthquake has claimed ......read more
Dubai, UAE (May 5, 2015) – Buying a refrigerator is something that happens occasionally, and with the availability of numerous products and different styles, making the right choice is crucial as it is the most important and most used appliance in your kitchen.
Refrigerators and freezers come in a wide array of styles, from basic to high-end models. Traditionally, a top freezer ......read more
Ericsson, the leading provider of LTE technologies and a leader in the Networked Society, is participating in the upcoming LTE MENA 2015, in Dubai.
In a world where everything that can be connected is connected, entire industries will have to undergo transformations to thrive in the Networked Society. Ericsson will showcase its pioneering technology, products and solutions which will enable ......read more
Smart phones being an unavoidable device in everbody's life in this modern era can be made use of in an Islamic way. We made this Android application for performing Dhikr and Duas from Quran. Having a smooth interface and with an ever pleasing theme for eyes (white text on black background) makes this app very easy to use.
The application also has a multi-talented feature of showing benefits ......read more
Leading Telecom Company Joins with an International Coalition of Partners to Promote Financial Inclusion
Doha, Qatar: Ooredoo today announced that it is one of the companies supporting the World Bank Group’s efforts to promote financial inclusion and deliver universal financial access by the year 2020, following a major event in Washington D.C. earlier this month.
To support the goal, ......read more
Dubai – 1 May 2015: Tours and Safari Costing is a feature integrated with the Financial Accounting Module that can provide complete cost estimation solution.
For companies that operate Tours and Safaris, finding out the total cost on each booking they make can become complicated, considering both the direct and indirect costs – factors that are sometimes hard to determine. As a ......read more
Aspiring Young Footballers in Algeria Latest to Enjoy World-Class Coaching
Doha, Qatar: Ooredoo and Paris Saint-Germain continue to expand their football coaching programme for young people across the MENA region, with the latest “Paris Saint-Germain Academy brought to you by Ooredoo” taking place in Algeria last weekend.
Since the launch in 2014, Ooredoo and Paris Saint-Germain ......read more
Epic Note is Latest Phab Addition to Fly’s Smartphone Line-Up Designed to Meet Needs of Middle East User Base
Middle East Phablet Market Share Up to 11.1% in 2014 From 6.2% Year Earlier: GfK
DUBAI, 28 April 2015: Top European mobile maker Fly is meeting growing regional demand for phablets with the latest addition to its big-screen phone family, the Fly Epic Note.
Phablets – ......read more
Dubai – 28 April 2015: The impact of technology on the Travel and Tour industry is immense and has prompted small and mid-sized DMCs to catch up with the most advanced users of ERP software for automating their business.
For most companies operating for many years, the daily tasks and operations have become ordinary routine that they have effectively managed to survive most challenges. ......read more
The report features targeted attack cases that Trend Micro analyzed in 2014, including information on attack-related C&C infrastructure monitored.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27 April, 2015
1. Due to the very nature of targeted attacks, attribution remained arduous because threat actors made it a point not to leave identifiable traces in target networks. ......read more
McCollins Media develops Code Blue - an innovative social alarm app to combat the snooze
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27 April 2015: In a survey conducted by McCollins Media, a leading web design and social media marketing agency, it was revealed that 90 per cent people hit the snooze button in the morning on a daily basis. The surveyed revealed this leads to a ‘mad-rush’ ......read more
Dubai – 25 April 2015: Creating group quotations is undoubtedly a complicated task for tour operators. Global Innovations’ Reservation and Back Office Module has a feature called Group Costing that handles this complexity for DMC's and Tour Operators.
Before the evolution of the travel and tours industry, companies have depended on time and effort in handling group bookings. ......read more
New Platform Provides Real-Time Assessment Across Millions of IT Assets On-Premise, in Elastic Cloud Environments or Mobile Endpoints
Dubai, UAE, April 22, 2015 - Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions, today announced the launch of Qualys Cloud Agent Platform (CAP), a revolutionary new platform that extends Qualys’ ......read more
Dubai – 22 April 2014: Since the inception of Global Innovation’s I-Itinerary, there were series of enhancements made and modules added to meet different tour operator requirements.
But in this age of advancement it is still surprising to know that some tour operators are still doing the conventional way and manually handling their task -- using phone and email which is tedious. ......read more
Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) is organising participation at “25th International IT, Telecom & Technology Exhibition COMEX BUSINESS 2015” scheduled during April 27-30, 2015 at Oman International Exhibition Centre, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. The exhibition is endorsed by Information Technology Authority of Oman, (ITA) Telecommunication Regulatory ......read more
EXTON, Pa., U.S.A. – April 16, 2015 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced that registration is now open for The Year in Infrastructure 2015 Conference, being held Nov. 3-5 at the Hilton London Metropole in London, U.K. This global gathering of leading figures in the ......read more
Latest Session of ‘Innovation Days’ Highlights Role of Social Media in Government – Citizen Engagement, Hosted by MBRSG and SAP
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – 16 April 2015 – A majority of Arab people support governments’ use of social media in taking citizen engagement and services delivery to the next level, according to industry experts.
The observation ......read more
Spring! Finally, the days are getting longer again and the weather gets warmer. Most people want to go outdoors and try to make the best out of bright evenings. But already a new email is blinking up, a colleague is still waiting for a return call and a document also needs to be finished.
In these moments, many wish the day had 30 hours. However, having more time is often not the only solution. ......read more
The abundance of available streaming services has transformed many users’ viewing habits: Non-Linear consumption of TV programs, the rapidly growing availability of YouTube channels and an ever increasing use of mobile devices – all this dramatically changes the face of home entertainment. Along with these changes, display manufacturers such as AOC have made great efforts to meet the ......read more