ISSUE # 10

60mins Day 5 – PM (2017)

What’s Inside

The Entertainer begins new data-driven era with ‘app only’ 2018 strategy

0 50The ENTERTAINER, is embarking on the beginning of a new data-driven era, by saying “goodbye” to its book products in 2018 after 16 years.
Representatives from the Jordanian government, SAP and the United Nations celebrate the closure of the second Refugee Code Week

Refugee Code Week educates 15,000 in second outing

0 59Jordanian minister of information and communication technology Majd Shweikeh has announced the successful conclusion of Refugee Code Week 2017. The …

Tecno Mobile introduces Phantom 8 in the Middle East

0 124Tecno, a mobile phone brand under Transsion Holdings, has launched its newest addition, the Phantom 8 in Middle East and …
(L-R) Mohamed Fahmy, IST and Mohamed Afifi, Genesys

IST expands portfolio with PureCloud by Genesys

0 158The customer experience technology specialists IST has announced that it has expanded its partnership with Genesys, the omnichannel customer experience …

Help AG partners with Skybox Security to boost MSS offering

0 163Help AG has signed an agreement with Skybox Security that will allow the company to integrate Skybox’s security management solutions …

Dubai hosts inaugural graduation of Ethereum Blockchain developers

0 240The gathering, which took place after an exciting three-day hackathon, was also graced by the presence of Her Excellency Dr. Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, Director General of Smart Dubai Office, and Wesam Lootah, CEO of Smart Dubai Government Establishment, in addition to ConsenSys executives.

RIPE NCC, TRA, AUB ink MoUs to develop Internet services

0 185The MoUs are aimed at improving Internet-based researches and activities and enhance the operational efficiency of networks in the Middle East.
HH Sheikh Mohammed launches the Dubai IoT strategy with Dr Aisha Bin Bishr

HH Sheikh Mohammed launches Dubai IoT strategy

0 329His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, …

Dubai Police, TECOM Group ink deal to establish smart police stations

0 159Dubai Police has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with TECOM Group, a member of Dubai Holding to establish three automated smart police stations.
Krypto Labs has launched its new incubator in Masdar City

Krypto Labs opens Masdar City incubator to bridge startup-investor gap

0 395Krypto Labs, the new ecosystem for startups, will officially inaugurate its custom-built all-in-one incubator, accelerator and co-working space in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi.

Four old malware threats still haunting businesses today

0 173From Conficker to Zeus, these four malware threats continue to impact enterprises today.
Saudi construction firms hope for 2018 to be the “tipping point” for digital disruption, according to Trimble's country manager

Saudi construction firms setting for 2018 digital ‘tipping point’

0 602Saudi construction firms hope for 2018 to be the “tipping point” for digital transformation, ensuring the 178 billion Saudi Riyals …

Centrify poll reveals top causes of human error in the workplace

0 341Poor management, distraction, social media, and excessive workloads are the top four reasons for human error in the workplace, according to a snapshot poll* conducted by Centrify at the recently concluded GITEX Technology Week 2017.

Dubai Chamber participates in ‘Day without service centres’ initiative

0 528The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced its participation in the “A Day without Service Centres” initiative, which will see the Chamber only accept payments through smart channels on 26th October 2017.

TP-Link MEA, Areej Group ink distribution deal for Middle East

0 459TP-Link Technologies has announced that it has appointed Dubai headquartered Areej Group as its official distributor in the UAE market for the SMB products.

Red Hat’s Basinski: Channel players should invest on vertical specialisations

0 451Frank Basinski, director partner programmes and enablement, EMEA, Red Hat, explains why the channel must focus on becoming adept in specific verticals.
Huawei Rotating CEO Eric Xu at the keynote session of UBBF 2017

Huawei announces new carrier ecosystem growth strategy

0 592Huawei used its fourth Ultra-Broadband Forum (UBBF) at the Hangzhou International Expo Centre, to announce a new strategy for telecom …

Bitcoin price climbs above $6000 in new record high

0 449On Saturday it fought its way through the $6,100 barrier, eventually extending as high as $6,200 on Bitfinex.

UAE appoints Omar Al Olama as world’s first Minister of AI

0 625Commenting on Al Olama’s posting, HH Sheikh Mohammed said, "Artificial Intelligence is the next major revolution of our times, and our goal is to be one of the most advanced countries in this regard."

Apple sued over iPhone X’s ‘animoji’ feature

0 556A Japanese software company is reportedly suing Apple in a US court over the trademark for the term ‘animoji.'

Worldwide IT spending set to hit $3.7 trillion in 2018: Gartner

0 474Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.7 trillion in 2018, an increase of 4.3 percent from 2017 estimated spending …
startAD hardware startup programme

startAD launches ‘UAE’s first’ hardware startup programme

0 496startAD has announced the launch of the first hardware Venture Launchpad, an 10-day entrepreneurship programme at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD).

Johnson Controls launches touchscreen terminal

0 543Johnson Controls has introduced its multi- functional Software House TST-100 Touchscreen Terminal, providing an enhanced end-user experience at the door. …

BT, Hitachi partner to develop IoT solutions

0 553BT and Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, has announced a global partnership to co-create innovative solutions in the area …

5G readiness on the rise: Ericsson

0 515Ericsson has released the 5G Readiness Survey 2017. The report shows that many operators have accelerated preparations for the new …

Microsoft launches Surface Book 2, Windows 10 update

0 372Microsoft has lunched Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and Windows Mixed Reality headsets and experiences, and the introduction of the Surface …

Transformation Talk | Weekly news round up 19.10.17

0 464Tahawul Tech brings you Transformation Talk, a weekly roundup of the biggest news in the technology industry.

EastNets upgrades SWF 4.0 flagship anti-money laundering solution

0 744EastNets has released important upgrades in the fourth release of its state-of-the-art watchlist screening solution en.SafeWatch Filtering (SWF 4.0).

SANS Institute opens registrations for ‘SANS Gulf Region 2017’

0 453SANS Institute has announced that its cybersecurity training event in the Middle East, taking place in Dubai from the 4th to the 16th of November.

Sony introduces new 4K HDR home cinema projectors

0 652Sony has launched three new models of home cinema projectors equipped with the company’s native SXRD panel, which according to the company, are capable of delivering high-contrast, detail-packed images for a truly immersive viewing experience.
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