While the PC and tablet market is estimated to decline 1.2 percent in 2018, the mobile phone market is on pace to record an increase of 1.4 percent.
Hyperloop TT inks deal to build test track in China
HyperloopTT will work in partnership with the government of Tongren in defining the route for the system. Financing will be done through a public private partnership with 50% of the funds coming directly from Tongren.
EU hits Google with record fine in Android operating system feud
The U.S. tech company has said it will appeal the penalty, which is nearly double the previous record of 2.4 billion euros – which Google was ordered to pay last year after its online shopping search service was deemed to be unfair to competitors.
Dubai university launches first Bachelors degree in AI
The British University in Dubai has announced the launch of its first Bachelors degree in Artificial Intelligence.
Dubai to host global science and tech experts at 2019 space conference
The fourth annual Young Professionals in Space Conference (YPS) will take place in the UAE next October, the Mohammed bin …
Mobile use in UAE workplace put corporate data at risk: study
Increasing workforce mobility comes a growing risk of cyber threats, according to Kaspersky Lab, 42 million attack attempts on mobile devices were registered in 2017.
Mubadala-owned systems integrator brings expertise to Sharjah
Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) signed an exclusive partnership agreement with Abu Dhabi’s Injazat Data Systems to introduce the latter’s services in the Emirate of Sharjah.
Global consumers believe AI needs restrictions: study
Consumers lack a full understanding of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and are looking to businesses, government and academia for education, according to a recent report.
Excessive technology use to blame for child obesity in UAE, Saudi Arabia
Nine in 10 children across UAE and KSA have access to tablets, smartphones or other handheld electronic devices with screens.
Global communications firm unveils AI-powered lab
APCO Worldwide has announced the launch of the APCO AI Comms Lab, an innovation centre that leverages artificial intelligence-powered solutions to build and protect the reputations of major global brands, governments and organisations.
HTC to release first-ever blockchain-powered smartphone
HTC has revealed that the world’s first major blockchain phone – the Exodus – will be available early to fans in the third quarter of 2018.
UAE airline offers special WhatsApp service to passengers
Etihad Airways has launched a WhatsApp Business solution, allowing guests to communicate instantly with the airline via the popular messaging app.
SAP-backed initiative trains over 16,000 EMEA youth to code
SAP’s coding initiative has reportedly trained more than 16,000 youth across the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe.
Oracle’s Blockchain cloud service goes live
The new service was first previewed at OpenWorld in October last year, and is based on the Linux Foundation’s open source Hyperledger Fabric platform – a collaboration tool for building Blockchain distributed ledger business networks, such as smart contract technology.