Thursday 14 November 2019

Bahrain records 29pc spike in ePayments in Q3

Payments for eServices across various channels in Bahrain recorded a 29 per cent spike in the third quarter (Q3) of 2019 compared to the same quarter last year, the Q3 eGovernment Channels Performance Monitoring report revealed. A total of over BD46 million ($121.25 million) was


Etihad adopts Microsoft Office 365 to build modern workplace

Microsoft today announced that Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has adopted Office 365 to boost collaboration and scale productivity, which will further empower its employees to achieve more. Etihad’s 20,000 employees, from more than 150 different countries, serve


Aruba expands switching portfolio

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, said that it is changing the rules of networking with the introduction of switching and software innovations designed to address the unique needs of today’s modern enterprise campus, branch and data centre. The Aruba CX Switching


22 start-ups join Airbus accelerator programme

Airbus has selected 22 new start-ups to join its BizLab for the launch of the fifth accelerator programme, providing a platform to develop previously untapped technologies and ways of working in the aerospace sector. During the six-month acceleration programme, the start-ups will


ISnSC to launch global legal notarisation service

Information Security & Solutions Consulting (ISnSC) R&D has announced the launch of a global legal notarisation service based on Real Seal, a patented technology by ISnSC. The new service will enable governments, banks and other entities to digitally issue official docume


Eset lists top five malware discovered in 2019

Eset is marking this year’s Antimalware Day by taking a look at some of the most pertinent malware discoveries of the year 2019, to emphasize the importance of taking proactive countermeasures against malware. 1.    Machete Machete is malware t


Wireless routers ‘exploited to attack gaming servers’

Over 32,000 wi-fi routers are potentially vulnerable to an updated Gafgyt variant attempting to infect IoT devices, especially small office/home wireless routers of known commercial brands, said Unit 42, the threat intelligence team of Palo Alto Networks. Palo Alto Networks&rsquo


DSO, Intel launch new phase of Innovation Center

Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), a free zone technology park, and US-based technology firm Intel, have launched a new phase of “Intel Innovation Center” will feature new solutions in AI, blockchain, video analytics and autonomous driving.  The project is directly align


Bahrain iGA, Tamkeen in deal to boost job skills portal

The Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) said it has signed a MoU with the Labor Fund (Tamkeen) to develop Employability Skills Portal (ESP), the first online platform of its kind in the kingdom.    The ESP is designed to help Bahrain’s polic

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