Safety first

Mid-March saw Huawei’s return to technology showpiece CeBit in Germany, with a booth that engulfed most of Hannover Exhibition Centre’s Hall 2. There, they put an emphasis on ‘Safe Cities’, making it clear that the Middle East is in their sights for a range of new solutions.

Huawei pens smart manufacturing deal

At CeBIT 2016, Huawei today signed a memorandum of understanding with robot technology firm KUKA to develop smart manufacturing solutions for industrial markets in Europe and China.

Bit and byte

Widely renowned as one of the top technology trade shows in the world, the 2015 edition of CeBIT played host to a range of internationally acclaimed companies and insider experts in Hannover, Germany. Among the highlights were SAP’s CEO Bill McDermott and a video link Q&A with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Snowden: IT pros are spying targets

National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden joined journalist Glenn Greenwald to complete the lineup at day three of CeBIT 2015 with a Q&A session at the Hannover trade show.

NATO ‘not tied to cyber retaliation’

NATO is not “tied to any cybersecurity actions” but is willing to bypass laws to protect its member states in the event of attacks, according to a company IT security officer speaking at Hannover’s CeBIT 2015 trade show.


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