Tuesday 28 June 2016

Red Hat to acquire API management provider 3scale

Red Hat, a leading provider of open source solutions, recently signed an agreement to acquire 3scale, a provider of application programming interface (API) management technology. The acquisition strengthens Red Hat’s enablement of the API economy with simplified cloud integration


UAE readies communication satellite for launch

The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) and the American University of Sharjah (AUS) have announced the completion of the design and building of the communication Nanosatellite, Nayif-1. The satellite has also successfully passed all stages and tests, and is now ready for la


Ericsson launches plug-ins for 5G networks

Ericsson has launched software-driven innovations 5G Plug-Ins to facilitate rapid evolution of 5G access networks and the successful adoption of 5G services. The Swedish networking giant is already working with more than 20 leading mobile operators worldwide on 5G networking and


Accenture unveils new analytics applications

Accenture, a leading global professional services company, is launching seven new advanced analytics applications to help organizations more effectively detect and remediate fraud. Designed specifically for banks, telecommunications companies, government agencies and manufacturer


Zain Bahrain launches mobile deal for social media

Zain Bahrain, a leading telecom operator in Bahrain, has launched its new postpaid packages for mobiles, which allows customers to consume social media applications without any data charges beyond their initial subscriptions. The new ‘Truly Unlimited Social Media’ pac


Batelco wins ISO certification in Business Continuity

Bahrain-based Batelco, a leading digital communications solutions operator, has received the ISO Certification in Business Continuity (ISO 22301:2012), making it the first telecom company in the Kingdom to win the recognition. The certification, received for Batelco’s Acces


Gulf Capital wins ISO certification

Gulf Capital, a top alternative asset manager in the Middle East, has received ISO/IEC 27001 certification from The British Standards Institution (BSI) for its information security management system. This certification is created by a joint technical committee of the Internationa


Mobile phone trends display dramatic shift to texting

Both intensity in mobile phone usage and ownership rates are increasing―in some categories more than doubling―pointing to a dramatic shift towards non-voice communications such as text and instant messaging (IM), a report said. Professional services firm Deloitte’s Technolo


Mobily offers 3GB free for fingerprint registeration

Leading Saudi-based telecom operator Mobily has launched a new scheme under which all its subscribers will get 3GB free after registering their fingerprint for data SIM cards. The offer comes from Bayanat Al Oula, a subsidiary company of Mobily. Mobily said custome


US multinational 3m gets Saudi trading licence

US-based multinational company 3M, a leader in developing innovative solutions, has been granted a trading licence by the Saudi Arabian government. With this approval, the global, science-based company has become one of only three companies to be granted 100 per cent ownership an

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