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Lenovo reveals dual-screen smart watch, laser projector smartphone

The two devices were among the technology concepts showcased by the company at the TechWorld event in Beijing.

Lenovo to bring Motorola brand to Middle East later this year

The move will see Motorola smartphones available in the region for the first time.

UAE to set up Dhs100m space research centre

The centre is the first of its kind in the Middle East and will help the UAE send its unmanned mission to Mars in 2021.

Top 10 countries with the fastest internet speeds

Asia and Europe have the fastest internet connection speeds globally, a new report shows.

Over 30% of consumers choose 20% salary cut over giving up mobile phone – study

The global mobile technology industry made revenues of almost $3.3 trillion in 2014 and is directly responsible for 11 million jobs.

UAE sentences five Qataris to jail for insulting leaders on Twitter

All accused in the case were also charged with a fine of Dhs1 million for the offence in addition to the jail term.

Despite rumours, Apple remains mum about Dubai store’s launch in August

The tech giant will open its biggest store worldwide in Dubai this summer, say reports.

What higher education needs to know about data security

Matthew Boice, VP of Ellucian Middle East, explains why higher education institutions are among the most at risk of cyber attack.

Google’s new self-driving cars to hit roads for testing

Engineers will operate 25 prototype vehicles designed by Google.

Taxi-Provider App Uber Now Targets Health, Retail

Uber’s reach now stretches across 310 cities and 55 countries and it records one million trips a day.

Alibaba’s Cloud Computing Unit To Establish Base In Dubai

Alibaba’s subsidiary Aliyun will set up a venture with Dubai-based Meraas.

Huawei Launches Honor Six Plus Smartphone In Middle East

The Honor Six Plus is targeted at a younger internet-savvy demographic.

SAP CEO Dismisses Acquisition Of “Commoditised” SalesForce.com

Bill McDermott said the company had “zero interest” in Salesforce.com.

What To Avoid When Crafting Your Video Marketing Strategy

Sophie Rayer, director of Marketing EMEA & LATAM, Brightcove, tackles some of the key hurdles in video marketing.

UAE Ranks In Top Three For Connectivity, ICT Usage – Report

Huawei’s 2015 Global Connectivity Index ranked the Emirates for its strong support for mobile adoption and widespread access to information and communication systems.

Tech Firm IBM Expands ME Presence, Opens Kuwait Office

The new office will act as a sales and customer service hub for IBM’s offerings in the region.

Huawei Releases New Honor Budget Smartphone, To Be Sold Online

The Honor 4C phone has a 5-inch display and starts at 799 yuan ($129).

Facebook Launches Video Calling In Messenger App

Messenger, with more than 600 million users, now has a video icon at the top right corner of its screen.

Oil And Gas Firms Urged To Adopt Big Data For Efficiencies, Skills Gap Concerns – Report

Consulting firm Booze Allen Hamilton said regional oil and gas companies adopting big data could increase oil well production by up to eight per cent.

Affordable Smartphones See Growth Boom In Middle East, Africa – IDC

Smartphones priced under $100 accounted for 20 per cent of the overall market last year, up from five per cent in 2013.

Samsung Hints At New Smartwatch On Apple Watch Launch Day

Samsung has launched six smartwatches since 2013.

Cost of Samsung’s Battle Against Apple On The Rise

For the price of producing 100 sets of this S6 edge model, Apple can make 121 sets of 64-GB iPhone 6 Plus, calculations show

Qatar Faces High Risk Of Cyber Attacks During FIFA 2022 World Cup

Large scale events such as the upcoming football tournament are more vulnerable to cyber attacks, says expert.

Windows 10: Biometrics Over Passwords Will Boost Security – Official

The move to remove all usernames and passwords will greatly enhance security and privacy, says senior Microsoft official.

UAE Managed And Data Centre Service Market To Reach $971m By 2018

IDC said the UAE managed and data centre service market would grow at a CAGR of nearly 20 per cent to 2018.

Five Minutes With.. Abed Bibi And Husain Makiya, Co-founders, YouGotAGift.com

YouGotAGift.com’s co-founders discuss the inspiration for their gift card business, growth areas and plans to expand to regional and international markets.

Nokia In Talks To Buy Alcatel-Lucent

The Finnish and French companies said they were in “advanced discussions” on a “full combination.”

Cyber Attacks Targeted At UAE Increase – Report

Symantec also reported a slight increase in cyber criminals exploiting online IT vulnerabilities in the country.

Apple Watch Reviews: Sleek, Stylish But Not For Everyone

The wearable device has been criticised for being over-priced and for having a very short battery life.

Five Minutes With.. Hussein Oteifa, General Manager, SES Middle East

Hussein Oteifa, GM at satellite provider SES Middle East, explains how data connectivity is important for economic growth.