Wednesday 24 July 2019

ThinkSmart launches new blockchain training programme

Thinksmart, a leading ICT training service provider, has launched the new Blockchain Center of Excellence in Bahrain, a major initiative that will cover blockchain trainings, consultancy, research and events. As a first activity under this centre, ThinkSmart recently organised it


Etisalat Group's H1 net profit surges 3pc to $1.2bn

UAE's leading telecom services company Etisalat Group has registered solid growth for the first six months of 2019 with a consolidated net profit of Dh4.4 billion ($1.2 billion), up 3.1 per cent compared to last year, and a record revenue of Dh26 billion ($7 billion). Announc


Symantec launches new cloud access security solution

Symantec Corp, a world leading cyber security company, has announced its new cloud access security solution to help secure cloud and internet access and use in an enterprise environment. These enhancements and integrations across Symantec’s network security portfolio furthe


Mobily posts $878m revenue in Q2

Mobily, a leading telecom provider in Saudi Arabia has posted growth in its revenues of SR3.3 billion ($878 million) in the second quarter of the year, marking a year-on-year (YoY) growth of 15.1 per cent. Mobily, a leading telecom provider in Saudi Arabia has posted growth in it


Smart Dubai to offer AI concierge to Expo2020 visitors

Smart Dubai will offer its AI- powered city concierge service ‘Rashid’ to visitors of Expo 2020. The Rashid’s services will be available in English and Arabic Expo 2020’s official website, Expo’s soon to-be-released mobile app. This initiative is in


Aspen in deal to acquire Canadian AI group Mnubo

Aspen Technology, a global leader in asset optimisation software, said that it has signed an agreement, worth C$102 million ($78.02 million), to acquire Mnubo, a Canada-based provider of purpose-built artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics infrastructure for the Internet of Things (IoT).


FaceApp creates opportunities for scammers: Eset

The latest hype around the FaceApp application has attracted scammers who want to make some quick profits, according to research from Eset, a leader in IT and cyber security products. Scammers have been using a fake “Pro” version of the application as bait and have ma


Pearson starts summer courses for school students

Pearson Middle East, part of the world’s largest learning company, said that it has introduced its International Connections Academy (iNaCa) virtual summer camp as a way for students to earn credits, explore new interests and build skills, all from the comfort of their homes.


Investcorp unit buys Swiss technology company

Investcorp Technology Partners, a leading European lower middle market technology investor, has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Contentserv, a leading provider of Product Information Management (PIM) software, for an undisclosed consideration.   


UAE tops region with fastest fixed broadband speed

The UAE leads a global speed index as the country with the fastest fixed broadband speed and connectivity in the region, according to the latest data from Ookla, a global leader in internet testing, data and analysis.   The speed test global index compares inter

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