CNME March 2016

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AOC’s “Faster Series” to ensure victory for e-gamers

0 7When competing during online gaming events a monitor designed for fast performance is important in ensuring a player’s victory.

Omani pharmacy chain taps Infinet Wireless to boost connectivity

0 10InfiNet Wireless has successfully delivered a comprehensive communication infrastructure to Muscat Pharmacy & Stores, one of Oman’s most well-recognised pharmacy chains., corporate travel

UAE homegrown site to revolutionise corporate travel with new online tool

0 has announced a new corporate booking tool, a feature that is designed to streamline the relationship between the premium travel website and their corporate clients.

UAE-based bank enhances data-driven decision-making with SAP

0 48Emirates NBD has partnered with enterprise software firm SAP to become the first bank globally to implement SAP Financial Services Data Platform.

Semi-autonomous e-scooters to hit the roads next year

0 45Beijing-based electric scooter maker Segway Ninebot Group has reportedly unveiled a new scooter that can autonomously drive to its charging stations.
Alain Penel, Fortinet

Fortinet to protect businesses’ digital attack surface at GITEX 2019

0 49Cybersecurity firm Fortinet will highlight the importance of securing edge networks and showcase its Secure SD-WAN, SD-Branch, OT and Cloud …

China’s iPayLinks to expand Middle East fintech market

0 48China-based cross-border payment services provider, iPayLinks, has announced its entry into the Middle East fintech space.

Cloud-based network architecture vital for 5G future, says UAE telco

0 89du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has placed the spotlight on the need for cloud-based future network architecture for new 5G and IOT use cases in a recent study it published in partnership with Nokia.

Why risk management is vital for digital transformation

0 78Sam Olyaei, senior principal analyst and conference chair, Gartner, discusses how security and risk strategies have evolved in the digital age.
Amr Refaat, GBM

Gulf Business Machines announces new CEO

0 75Amr Refaat, GBM Gulf Business Machines (GBM) has announced the appointment of Amr Refaat as chief executive officer (CEO) for …

“We must leave ‘no stone unturned’ in addressing the skills gap”: Symantec’s Sunil Varkey

0 86Sunil Varkey, CTO and Strategist, Emerging Region,  symantec, sheds light on how the current skills gap is taking its toll on security.

Hitachi Vantara names new GM for Middle East

0 83Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, has appointed Walid Gomaa as its new General Manager for the Middle East and Pakistan.

Why businesses need enterprise-class smartphones

0 81Hozefa Saylawala, Zebra Technologies Hozefa Saylawala, director of sales for the Middle East, Zebra Technologies, says, it is important for …

Instagram users can now create their own augmented reality face filters

0 97Facebook has announced that its Spark AR platform is moving out of its Instagram publishing closed beta enabling users to create and publish their own AR effects.

Mubadala invests in cryptocurrency company

0 104Abu-Dhabi based Mubadala Investment Capital has announced that it is investing in a cryptocurrency company called MidChains. Mubadala Investment Capital …

Dubai Future Council for blockchain approves new initiatives

0 118The Dubai Future Council for Blockchain has recently held its second meeting where it presented and approved three initiatives for 2019.
Abhijeet Sanyal, AVP Technology Staffing Solution, Raqmiyat

How Raqmiyat is transforming the IT staffing industry

0 107Abhijeet Sanyal, AVP Technology Staffing Services at Raqmiyat, explains what makes the company stand out in the IT staffing industry and what's in store for their future.
Karan Dixit, Vice President of Sales, Middle East and Africa, UiPath

UiPath delivers “Automation First” attitude

0 114Karan Dixit, Vice President of Sales for the Middle East and Africa at UiPath, explains why an “Automation First” attitute …

Singapore firm using blockchain technology to build smart cities

0 163A Singaporean start-up company is tapping into the transformative power of blockchain by using the disruptive new technology to build …

How to address IoT security risks in the healthcare industry

0 369There has been a surge in the number of cyber-attacks on the healthcare industry in the past five years affecting …

UAE set to open world’s first AI café

0 250The UAE has announced that Dubai will be home to the world’s first AI-themed café. It is another significant step …

McAfee to acquire NanoSec to boost cloud security capabilities

0 114Rajiv Gupta, McAfee McAfee has announced the acquisition of NanoSec, a multi-cloud, zero-trust application and security platform. The acquisition will …

ScreenCheck’s personalised approach is driving their success in new digital era

0 140Shaji Abdul Kadar, Chief Operating Officer at ScrrenCheck. CNME Editor Mark Forker, spoke to Shaji Abdul Kadar, Chief Operating Officer …

EITC – Driving the 5G ecosystem

0 134CNME spoke to Saleem Al Blooshi, Chief Technology Officer, at EITC, to find out when 5G will become commercially available …

Middle East business leaders believe China has overtaken US

0 154A survey by Bloomberg has found that prominent thought-leaders in the Middle East, believe that China and India has now …

Scammers distributing phishing mails from legitimate sites on the rise

0 170Malicious internet users are increasingly exploiting websites to insert phishing links into emails from trustworthy companies on a global scale.

Biggest ransomware threat is the network: Vectra

0 162Chris Morales, Vectra Vectra, network threat detection and response (NDR) solutions provider, has disclosed that cybercriminals’ most effective weapon in …

UAE set to open world’s first AI café

0 205The UAE’s ambition to be a global leader in AI technology has been enhanced further with the announcement that the …
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at Microsoft Inspire 2017

Samsung and Microsoft join forces to do battle with Apple

0 258South Korean electronics conglomerate Samsung is partnering with US software behemoth Microsoft in a bid to take on Apple.  The …

China’s Huawei unveils new operating system to rival Android

0 168Huawei has announced the launch of HarmonyOS, which is a new microkernel-based, distributed operating system designed to deliver a cohesive user experience across all devices.
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