Tuesday 25 July 2017

Dubai to host new Innovation & Creativity Lab

Professional Communication Corporation (Nedaa), the Dubai Government’s security networks provider, today signed an agreement with Finnish multinational ICT giant Nokia formally designating Dubai as the headquarters of their pioneering Innovation and Creativity Lab. In Decem


Accenture to provide digital experience at Expo Dubai

Expo 2020 Dubai is teaming up with leading global professional services company Accenture to create a powerful and engaging digital experience for millions of visitors from around the world. The deal will cover information security and customer relations to virtual assistance and geolo


Hidden malware 'affecting 500,000 users'

ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, has investigated and identified a complex threat posed by a new strain of malware that has so far affected half a million users. Dubbed as Stantinko, ESET’s latest white paper analyzes this highly inconspicuous malware which tricks vi


Data breach a growing concern for retailers - report

Two in five retailers across the globe have experienced a data breach in the past year, according to the 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, Retail Edition, released today. The report, issued by Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cybersecurity and data security, in con


‘Destruction of Service’ attacks set to grow: report

The impact of Destruction of Service (DeOS) attacks, which could eliminate organizations’ backups and safety nets, required to restore systems and data after an attack is predicted to grow in 2017, according to a new report. Also, with the advent of the Internet of Things (


Du opens retail store in Abu Dhabi’s Yas Mall

UAE-based telecom provider du has opened its 76th retail store in the UAE at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Mall. hosted the Grand Opening of its du’s existing presence in Yas Island includes providing superior live entertainment experiences that have excited people in Abu Dhabi and


Oracle to hire 1,000 new sales staff across EMEA

Oracle plans to hire announces 1,000 new sales representatives in Europe, Middle East and Africa under the ‘Change Happens Here’ to support the growth of Oracle’s cloud computing business.   The move comes on the back of the company recently posting record


Global IT spending to grow 2.4pc in 2017

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.5 trillion in 2017, a 2.4 percent increase from 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. This growth rate is up from the previous quarter's forecast of 1.4 percent, due to the US dollar decline against many foreign currencies, it said.


Batelco CEO in Top 100 Arab businesswomen list

Leading telecom services provider Batelco said its Bahrain CEO Muna Al Hashemi has made it to the Forbes Middle East 100 Most Powerful Arab Business Women List for the second consecutive year.   Al Hashemi has been ranked 16th in the Forbes List in recognition o


Batelco Group H1 net profit tops $50m

Bahrain-based Batelco Group, a global telecom company with operations across 14 countries, has posted a net profit of BD19 million ($50.4 million) for the first half (H1) of the year. The net profit was a 16 per cent decline compared to the corresponding period in 2016 and a quarter on

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