Monday 11 December 2017

Etisalat unveils white paper on cloud development

UAE-based Etisalat, a top telecom group in association with professional services firm Deloitte and ICT company Huawei has launched a joint White Paper entitled “From Pipelines to Clouds -Etisalat`s Playbook”. The White Paper shares lessons learned in how technologies


Dewa wins global patent for one-way data system

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has received an international patent for its One-Way Data System, which was designed and implemented internally to ensure the security of data transmission from power and desalination stations to a shared platform.  This builds a


Apple to buy Shazam Entertainment for $404m

Apple is close to acquiring Shazam Entertainment Limited, the startup whose music recognition app is already built into the technology giant Siri virtual assistant, according to a person familiar with the discussions.   A deal for the London-based app maker coul


Etisalat named best Mideast wholesale operator

UAE-based Etisalat has been recognised as the ‘Best Middle East Wholesale Operator’ at the Telecom Review Excellence Awards 2017, a prestigious award ceremony that recognises the achievement of global telecom carriers across the region. Etisalat was shortlisted among


UAE Embassy in India launches bilateral app

The UAE Embassy in India launched a mobile application dubbed "UAE Embassy in New Delhi" to help Emiratis travelling to India or residing in this country as well as Indian citizens with interests in the UAE. Dr Ahmed Al Banna, UAE’s Ambassador to India unveiled th


UAE launches astronaut programme

UAE has launched its first astronaut programme dedicated to selecting and training four Emirati astronauts on various space missions so they can head to the International Space Station within the next five years. Launched by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President,


Impersonation attacks on the rise: study

The number of malware less impersonation attacks incumbent email security solutions are unable to stop is on a sharp rise, according to a study conducted by Mimecast, a leading email and data security company. The company’s recent Email Security Risk Assessment (ESRA) testi


5 ways a mesh system delivers wi-fi for the house

These days the average person uses several different devices that can put a strain on home wi-fi systems. While you’re watching your favourite series on your 4K HDTV, the kids are in another room battling it out with a gaming marathon and your spouse is working on the laptop.


Blockchain ‘will change banking customer experience’

Emerging technologies such as blockchain will transform customer experience in the banking sector, enabling organizations to gain greater insight from customers’ data, Avaya announced at the24th World Islamic Banking Conference in Bahrain. Blockchain could be used to transf


Blockchain forum calls start-ups to showcase solutions

The Unlock Blockchain Forum which is set to take place on January 14 and 15, 2018 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Dubai is opening its doors to global and regional start-ups to showcase their Blockchain solutions for free. Walid Abou Zaki, executive director of Al-Iktissad-Wal-Aamal

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