#Technology

Motorola Solutions opens innovation and training center in UAE

Motorola Solutions opens new innovation and training centre in UAE

The training centre will offer space for collaboration and co-development of purpose-built solutions to address public safety challenges

Aruba

Aruba to showcase secure edge-to-cloud networking solutions at Gitex Global

The company will cover all aspects of wired, wireless LAN and wide area networking solutions

ROG Flow X16

Review: The ROG Flow X16 – an ultra-slim 2-in-1 laptop with ultimate power

The Flow X16 is designed to be portable and lightweight while offering a wide range of benefits and performance for gaming enthusiasts

Crypto Oasis

Crypto Valley Association, Crypto Oasis team up to boost blockchain development in the Middle East

The alliance with Crypto Oasis will help build bridges, share knowledge and enable an exchange between crypto-passionates in Switzerland and Middle East

Atos

Insights: Data modernisation for business innovation

Atos’ Nourdine Bihmane on how the company is committed to providing high levels of service to its customers while also futureproofing their business

Sharjah data centre

Khazna, Beeah Group to bring Sharjah its first Tier 3 data centre

The joint venture will focus on addressing the growing demand for digital infrastructure in the emirate, while aiming for sustainable operations and net-zero emissions by 2050

Honor 70

Hands-on review: Honor 70 smartphone

The smartphone is aimed at today’s social media generation, who seek flagship-level photography and videography capabilities

GBM

GBM acquires cybersecurity service provider Coordinates Middle East

The firms will help organisations to address challenges faced with legacy managed security services that are historically complex to deploy

A350 fleet

Dubai’s Emirates plows over $350m in inflight entertainment systems for A350 fleet

The carrier has selected the new Thales’ AVANT Up system for its incoming fleet of Airbus A350 aircraft

Metaverse Holdings

Metaverse Holdings selects Dubai, Abu Dhabi as first cities in global metaverse launch

The emirates will be the first ‘utilised’ hub within the virtual world that replicates real-life experiences and places

Aster Hospitals UAE

Aster Hospitals adopts AI-powered speech recognition solution across its UAE facilities

The latest technology assists healthcare professionals to improve patient care and documentation quality

Ziina

UAE-based fintech Ziina eyes Jordan in regional push

The company successfully raised $9m during a seed round from prominent investors

MSI

MSI launches a new guide to purchasing laptops in the GCC region

The brand’s digital buying guide has compiled latest updates and new models of its gaming, business and productivity series

Dubai Metaverse Assembly: WEF, Meta, Mastercard, Emirates participate as partners

Dubai Metaverse Assembly: WEF, Meta, Mastercard, Emirates participate as partners

The event will take place on September 28 and 29 at the Museum of the Future

Urban Tech District

Dubai’s new technology district to offer 4,000 jobs in education, training

Located on the Creekside of Al Jaddaf area, the district will offer conference rooms, training grounds, research labs, seminar rooms, business incubators and other attractions

Planradar

Field management platform for construction and real estate PlanRadar launches in the UAE

The establishment of a regional headquarters in Dubai will support the further expansion throughout the MENA region

Tabby Egypt

UAE’s buy-now-pay later platform Tabby expands to Egypt

Tabby works with multiple brands including Lacoste, L’azurde, Faces, In Your Shoe, Kai Collections, Ariika, Marcqa, Dresscode and Floward

ICP launches third generation of UAE Passport, advanced visa system trial

ICP launches third generation of UAE Passport, runs advanced visa system trial

The new advanced visa system will come into effect starting October 3

Nigeria

Nigeria, Binance in talks for digital city to develop blockchain

Nigeria is targetting digital technology as a means to help diversify the economy away from crude oil

CyberArrow

CyberArrow, G42 Cloud team up to enhance cybersecurity in public and private entities

The agreement will allow for automation of governance, risk management and compliance tasks, helping the government and private entities to become more secure

Financial sector

Insights: The financial sector remains a popular target for cybercriminals

Apart from ransomware, different hacker groups often use multiple attack vectors when looking to target the financial sector

Three ways Fintech is transforming everyday life

What are the three ways fintech is transforming everyday life?

Technology has altered practically every aspect of our lives and nowhere is this more evident than in fintech, particularly payments

clean water

How digitisation is helping cities to provide clean water

Municipalities across the planet are turning to smart water management solutions to ensure supply resiliency, says Gary Wong, Industry Principal – Water and Smart Cities, Aveva

Honor IFA

Honor outlines the brand’s commitment to innovation and open collaboration at IFA 2022

At the event, the brand announces dual flagship strategy, MagicOS 7.0 plans, new spatial audio technology and the Honor Pad 8

Nokia smartphone

HMD Global launches four new Nokia devices, including an eco-friendly smartphone

The devices will be available in the UAE in the September or October

HP Printer

HP unveils LaserJet Tank Printer series for low-cost printing

The series include mess-free toner refill system that takes only 15-seconds to fill

Digital Banking

Insights: The three elements of a successful digital banking strategy

While omnichannel and digital services aren’t new to banks, many institutions have struggled to keep up with the rapid changes and the scale of demand during the pandemic

Data metaverse

Insights: Managing data across metaverses – Data portability

How Inery solves the issue of data ownership, interoperability and data portability without compromising security

Dubai DESC

Oracle’s Dubai cloud region receives DESC certification

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure operates two cloud regions in the UAE – Dubai and Abu Dhabi, providing customers with business continuity and disaster recovery capabilities

Hub71 startups

Abu Dhabi’s Hub71 accepts second cohort of tech startups

The second cohort includes 16 startups that have collectively raised more than $67m in funding