Friday 18 January 2019

MEA wireless headsets market ‘to top $890m by 2023’

The Middle East & Africa wireless headsets market is projected to reach $894 million by 2023, according to a new report by TechSci Research, a research based global management consulting firm. Wireless headsets are becoming popular in Middle Eastern countries, as the number o


UAE Space Agency unveils regional hub plan

The UAE Space Agency (UAESA) has launched a National Plan for the Promotion of Space Investment aiming to increase domestic and foreign investment in the UAE space sector.   The initiative promises to transform the nation into a regional hub for commercial space


Global semiconductor revenue ‘grew 13.4pc in 2018’

Worldwide semiconductor revenue totalled $476.7 billion in 2018, a 13.4 per cent increase from 2017, according to preliminary results by Gartner, research and advisory company. Memory strengthened its position as the largest semiconductor category, accounting for 34.8 per cent of


UNLOCK readies for second Blockchain forum

The UNLOCK Company DMCC, a platform that provides information and news pertaining to the Blockchain sector, is holding its second series of the UNLOCK Blockchain Forum in Dubai, UAE, on 15-16 January at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, DIFC. This year du, from Emirates Integrated Telecomm


Ericsson in tie-up to optimize wireless tech for mines

Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining industries, has partnered with Ericsson to jointly help mining companies achieve optimal wireless connectivity in their operations through LTE (long-term evolution) and 5G technologies. Mining companies are increasingly seekin


University of Bahrain to issue digital diplomas

The University of Bahrain (UOB) it will become one of the first universities globally to issue digital diplomas anchored to the blockchain using the Blockcerts open standard, in partnership with Learning Machine. The University of Bahrain (UOB) it will become one of the first uni


Majority of ME firms ‘yet to move to cloud’

Almost three in four Middle East organisations that have not yet moved their digital estates and IT environments to the cloud, plan to do so in 2019, a Microsoft survey has found. The finding was one of many found by Microsoft in the company’s construction of the “201


GBI appoints new chief executive officer

Gulf Bridge International (GBI), a global cloud, connectivity and content enabler, has announced the appointment of Cengiz Oztelcan as its new chief executive officer (CEO). The latest move comes in line with the company's strategy to expand its reach across the Middle East i


KBR unit wins major US Army IT services deal

KBR, a global provider of professional services and technologies, has announced that SGT LLC, a business unit of KBRwyle, has won a seat on the $12.1-billion US Army Information Technology Enterprise Solutions-3 (ITES-3) Services Contract.    KBRwyle is KBR


Etisalat inks deal to develop AI, Blockchain solutions

Future Now, the innovation programme of UAE-based telecom group Etisalat, has signed agreements with four scaleups to develop Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain solutions following the successful Dubai Future Accelerators programme. The signing ceremony also marked the openin

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