Wednesday 23 May 2018

Cyber-attacks in UAE decline by 48pc

The number of cyber-attacks against websites in the UAE during the first four months of the current year reached 155, compared to 297 attacks during the same period of 2017, a decline of 48 percent, a media report said. The decrease from January to April reflects the significant


Dubai Chamber explores Russia, Belarus IT markets

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently led a study mission to Russia and Belarus which explored business potential within the countries’ IT markets, as well as prospects for new partnerships and joint ventures in several innovation-focused sectors. The study mi


Batelco launches home Internet loyalty rewards

Bahrain-based Batelco, a leading digital solutions provider, has introduced a new loyalty programme for its home internet customers, who will receive a once-off launch reward based on the number of years their account has remained active. Additionally, all customers will benefit


Volvo Cars adds several Google services to infotainment system

Volvo Cars, a premium car maker, is working with Google to embed several of its services and solutions into its next-generation Sensus infotainment system. The various additions to the system include the voice-controlled Google Assistant, Google Play Store, Google Maps and others


Du appoints new chief human resources officer

Dubai-based telecom provider du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, has announced the appointment of UAE national Ehab Hassan as chief human resources officer. As a member of the executive management team, Hassan will be responsible for developing and executing


Digital technologies 'can save $50bn'

A range of interconnected emerging technologies have the power to unlock a potential $50 billion in savings and increased profit, according to a recent research by international consulting firm, McKinsey. Digitalisation is the number-one trend driving CEO decision-making in the g


Ooredoo Oman offers data rollover feature

Ooredoo Oman, a top telecom provider, has launched its data rollover feature, which allows customers to automatically carry forward unused data to the following month for free. The company’s Home Broadband network also provides customers with a fast and easy plug-and-play s


Du to roll out 5G network in UAE this year

Dubai-based du, a top telecom provider, has announced its full readiness and ongoing network evolution to offer 5G network in the UAE this year, ahead of the anticipated commercial rollout of the 3GPP compliant 5G terminals in 2019.   As part of its 5G readiness, du recently


ME accounts for 4.75pc of global ransomware: study

The Middle East and North Africa have accounted for 4.75 per cent and 1.75 per cent respectively of global ransomware threats, according to a new report released by Trend Micro, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions. Trend Micro has blocked more than 100 million ransomware t


Dewa holds AI applications workshop with Intel

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) and global technology company Intel recently held a workshop to discuss the applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the use of its innovative technologies in Dewa’s workplace. The workshop at the Innovation Tent at Dewa&

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