Khalifa University of Science and Technology today announced a major foray into building talent and human capital in artificial intelligence, AI, by unveiling three initiatives, the Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Systems Institute, AI Institute; a Programme in Artificial Intelligence; and the Mohammed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge, MBZIRC, that will be held in February 2020. Khalifa University has committed a funding outlay of more than AED160 million over a five-year period for projects under the scope of the AI Institute. […]
OPPO has announced that it will establish a new research and development center in China’s Chang’an Town, Dongguan, Guangdong Province, as it accelerates its push to boost R&D capabilities. The company also announced that plans to spend RMB 10 billion (approx. US$1.46 billion) on R&D this year. The new facilities, along with the company’s existing R&D centers, will form a robust research engine that powers OPPO’s continued innovation for the emerging era of intelligent connectivity. OPPO’s new Chang’an R&D center, […]
Huawei released its 2018 Sustainability Report, being published for the 11th year in a row. The 2018 report explains Huawei’s four strategies for sustainability: digital inclusion, security and trustworthiness, environmental protection, and a healthy and harmonious ecosystem. Over the past year, Huawei has been working to help achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), build a sustainable and more inclusive ecosystem with its industry partners, and execute its own sustainability strategies. At the launch event for the report, Liang Hua, […]
ChannelHub, an online platform that connects consumer electronic vendors with distributors and retailers across the globe, has announced the availability of six lists of the Top 30 distributors for consumer electronics in UK, France, Italy, Spain, Germany and Russia. The lists were compiled with inputs from its sister company, ITdistri, and based on interviews with distributors and open sources across these countries. In addition, the team are working on creating lists for the remaining European countries and regions including Scandinavia, […]
Etisalat Digital, in partnership with First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) and Avanza Innovations, have developed UAE Trade Connect (UTC), a new nationwide platform that will use the latest disruptive technologies to digitise trade in the UAE. The initial phase will focus on addressing the risks of double financing and invoice fraud before turning to other key areas of trade finance. UTC is aimed at driving digital transformation of trade in the UAE by enabling banks, enterprises and governments to collectively […]
Jon Bove, Vice President, Channel Sales at Fortinet, says that by providing digital experiences and services for their clients, SMB customers are able to compete with similarly-sized businesses, and can even take on larger organizations in the digital marketplace
Dubai Airports has launched a high-tech system that monitors airport operations in real-time and visualises traffic flows to support consistently smooth operations at Dubai International, DXB. The cloud-based platform, titled ‘realtimeDXB’, gathers data generated by more than 50 operational systems, including those of Dubai Airports and its many service partners. It uses this information to keep all operational teams involved aware of not only the current scenarios but also developing situations anywhere from airfield to kerbside to anticipate challenges more […]
Following the successful launch of the first 5G commercial device in the UAE, Etisalat and Huawei today unveiled Huawei’s first commercial 5G-enabled smartphone HUAWEI Mate 20 X (5G) at Etisalat’s ultra-modern Open Innovation Centre in Dubai in the presence of Etisalat and Huawei senior management and the media. The launch of the HUAWEI Mate 20 X (5G) is the second in the line of 5G devices from leading global smartphone brands, and will be available at Etisalat stores from 12th July. […]
Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company, has announced that Seera Group (formerly Al Tayyar Travel Group), one of the leading providers of travel services in the Middle East and North Africa, has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider and will run the majority of its workloads on the world’s leading cloud. The group, headquartered in KSA, will use advanced analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning services from AWS, including Amazon SageMaker, to build a more personalised experience for […]
UAE reaffirms commitment to key industrial sectors at Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit
A high-level delegation of government officials and industry leaders from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been confirmed to participate at the second edition of the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) being held in the Russian City of Yekaterinburg from July 9 to 11. The move reaffirms the UAE’s commitment to the deployment of new technologies and advancing its industrial sector. The UAE delegation will include H.E. Eng. Suhail Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Industry in United Arab Emirates; […]
Synology has been recognized as the Business Choice Winner in the 2019 PCMag Work Servers/NAS Survey for the sixth time since 2013, outscoring other network storage vendors, including Dell and HPE in terms of reliability and support.
VirtualArmour International, a premier cybersecurity managed services provider, has joined the AT&T Cybersecurity Partner Program. According to the new alliance, the AlienVault Unified Security Management platform will be integrated with VirtualArmour’s proprietary CloudCastr client portal.