Sunday 18 March 2018

Amex hackathon names three winners

The American Express Middle East “Hack @ The Track" hackathon recently held at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) has successfully concluded with three winners awarded, $20,000, $10,000, $5,000 respectively. The 30-hour challenge attracted just under 100 participa


Etisalat launches whole-home wi-fi service in UAE

Etisalat has announced the launch of the UAE’s first home wi-fi designed to deliver super-fast, reliable, and non-stop connectivity when deployed in every room. Etisalat’s new wi-fi service called “HomeZone” creates a strong, reliable signal to help elimin


Viva Bahrain unveils new connectivity technology

Viva Bahrain, a top telecom provider, has announced the launch of Viva Skyfi, the latest technology introduced in Bahrain, offering high speed data and connectivity services for enterprises. The new technology offers wide area coverage across Bahrain and relies on Point-to-Multi-


Huawei launches new optical network solution

Huawei has officially released its latest 400G optical network solution for commercial use, which fully supports carriers by offering fast 400G network deployment in all-service scenarios at the Optical Networking and Communication Conference & Exhibition (OFC) in San Diego, USA.


Microsoft to open datacentres in Abu Dhabi, Dubai

Microsoft today revealed plans to deliver the intelligent, trusted Microsoft Cloud from its first datacentres in the Middle East – located in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.   The Microsoft Cloud, comprising Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics 365, will offer enterprise-g


Leviton offers solution for shielded connectivity

Leviton Network Solutions has launched two universal flat and angled 1RU panels for its popular e2XHD Snap-In Cassette Patching System, offering support for fiber, UTP, and now shielded connectivity. “Enterprise and data center IT organizations require network infrastructur


Dnata, IBS Software sign deal to implement iCargo system

Dnata, one of the world's largest air services providers, has entered into a contract with IBS Software, a leading IT solutions provider to the global aviation industry, to implement the iCargo terminal operation suite across all its stations. The end-to-end solution will hel


Trump blocks $140bn Qualcomm takeover bid

US President Donald Trump has blocked a planned takeover of chipmaker Qualcomm by Singapore-based rival Broadcom on grounds of national security.   His order cited "credible evidence" that the proposed $140 billion takeover "threatens to impair th


Thuraya displays latest product portfolio in US

UAE-based Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading mobile satellite services (MSS) operator, is showcasing its product portfolio at the Satellite 2018 conference and exhibition, which opened today (March 12) in the US. The event will run until March 15, at the Walter E Washi


Batelco displays new services at Capacity ME

Bahrain-based Batelco, a top telecom provider in the region, displayed its latest portfolio of innovative products and services at the recently concluded Capacity Middle East 2018 in Dubai, UAE. As a platinum sponsor, Batelco had a stand at the event displaying its newly launched

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