ISSUE # 10

60mins Day 5 – PM (2019)

What’s Inside

Motorola flaunts latest video security solutions in Dubai

0 11As the demand for solutions that help manage increasing volumes of data from public safety and security organisations continue to grow, Motorola seeks to develop innovations that address these challenges and help business and communities thrive.

ServiceNow strengthens AIOps capabilities with latest acquisition

0 18The transaction will extend ServiceNow’s AIOps capabilities, giving customers deeper insights into their digital operations so they can prevent and fix IT issues at scale before they become problems.

MoHAP turns to tech to raise diabetes awareness in UAE

0 34The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has turned to technology to raise public awareness about diabetes in the UAE.

How to outwit cybercriminals with superior threat intelligence

0 37Tarek Kuzbari, regional director – Middle East, Bitdefender, shares insights into how organisations can outwit cybercrime with superior threat intelligence.

DFSA supports Dubai’s National Cybersecurity Strategy with new platform

0 34The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has launched the first financial regulator-led Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform in the region.

Turn the tap on: steps to a secure network

0 40Digital transformation and cloud computing have changed the business technology landscape, bringing an enhanced focus on network security and infrastructure.
Huawei Founder and CEO, Ren Zhengfei, at Davos 2020

US ban won’t have significant impact against Huawei, says CEO

0 57Huawei founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei believes his company has withstood the challenges posed by a US entity list ban …

MBRSC extends deadline for second edition of UAE Astronaut Programme

0 45The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has extended the deadline for application submissions for the 2nd batch of the UAE Astronaut Programme.

The big picture: SonicWall sets sights on the enterprise market

0 50In an exclusive interview, SonicWall’s vice president for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Sales Terry Greer-King, discusses the firm’s strategic market focus shift from SMB to enterprise.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi Arabia accused of hacking Jeff Bezos’s phone

0's founder and CEO Jeff Bezos’s mobile phone was hacked in 2018 following an exchange with the Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman on encrypted messaging service WhatsApp.
DEWA EV charging station digital platforms 2

Dubai EV customers can now locate charging stations on 14 digital platforms

0 80The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has mapped its electric vehicle charging station locations, across 14 digital platforms.

UAE’s defence tech group joins as host partner of Global Aerospace Summit

0 95The UAE’s new defence technology group EDGE has announced that it joined Mubadala Investment Company as the host partner of the Global Aerospace Summit 2020.

“AI to enable ‘real-time’ security surveillance”: Western Digital

0 60Western Digital senior sales director Khwaja Saifuddin on how AI will transform smart video technologies.

UAE investors favoured US tech stocks in 2019: Saxo Bank

0 86FinTech-focused multi-asset trading and investment firm Saxo Bank has revealed that US tech firms were the most traded among its UAE-based clients in 2019.

Lenovo on enabling smart security solutions at the edge

0 57Dr. Chris Cooper, general manager, Lenovo DCG, shares insights into how edge computing technologies are accelerating smart surveillance and safe city solutions.
UAE, Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s Hub71 launches region’s first Microsoft Reactor Program

0 106Hub71, Abu Dhabi’s tech ecosystem, has launched the region’s first Microsoft Reactor programme as it further expands its ecosystem.

Dubai’s DEWA strengthens AI’s role in driving sustainability

0 107The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has continued its efforts to support the Smart Dubai initiative by using advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence to make Dubai the smartest and happiest city in the world.

Hikvision on redefining smart video surveillance with AI

0 49Robert Wang, technical director, Hikvision MENA, discusses the firm's latest AI-powered innovations.

Emaar partners with Xiaomi to deliver smart home technology

0 97Emaar Properties PJSC signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Xiaomi, a global technology leader with the world’s largest Internet …

EU will take action on ‘digital tax’ for major tech players

0 86The European Union has vowed it will take action regarding the implementation of a new ‘digital tax’ aimed at major …

Western Digital introduces ‘no blind spots’ smart video solutions

0 62Western Digital will be highlighting a range of advanced new technologies at Intersec Dubai that provide a complete smart video solution.
Microsoft President Brad Smith, Chief Financial Officer Amy Hood, and Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella.

Microsoft vows to become carbon negative by 2030

0 90Microsoft recently announced an ambitious goal and a new plan to reduce and ultimately remove its carbon footprint. By 2030, …
Huawei headquarters

Huawei ranked fifth top R&D investor worldwide

0 101Huawei has been ranked fifth on the recently released 2019 EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard as one of the biggest …
Renaud Deraison, Tenable

Tenable co-founder to join Cybersecurity Tech Accord panel in Davos

0 122Tenable, the Cyber Exposure company, has announced that Renaud Deraison, the company’s co-founder and CTO, will join other global leaders in Davos, Switzerland for the Cybersecurity Tech Accord panel.

Global experts in security and safety descend to Dubai for Intersec 2020

0 133Intersec 2020 has opened its doors to the latest security safety solutions and three days of agenda-setting discussion, as global industry sources tip the Middle East security sector for 10 percent annual growth over the next two years.
Hope Probe, UAE Nation Brand

Hope Probe to carry UAE Nation Brand to Mars

0 144The Hope Probe will carry with it the UAE Nation Brand’s logo when the spacecraft built by the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre takes off for Mars later this year, according to WAM.

UK to reject US 5G warnings over Huawei

0 133The UK government is expected to ignore calls from The White House to exclude Chinese telecommunication behemoth Huawei from participating …

Celebrating milestones: 20 years of enterprise Java

0 169As we celebrate the last 20 years of enterprise Java, it is important to look back at the platform's history to better understand where it came from and how we arrived where we are today.

Google parent company Alphabet joins the trillion-dollar club

0 93Google’s parent company has hit a milestone recently, as a rally in the stock took it above a $1 trillion valuation for the first time, according to a report by Bloomberg.
John-David Lovelock, distinguished research vice president at Gartner

Global IT spending to reach $3.9 trillion: Gartner

0 157Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.9 trillion in 2020, an increase of 3.4 percent from 2019, according to …
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