HTC Vive spearheads wireless VR revolution, initiated at GITEX

As one of the most disruptive technologies of 2018 so far, HTC Vive — a global leader in Virtual Reality (VR) innovation and design — has set the stage for the next major revolution in premium VR applications by bringing more immersive experiences to enterprises and consumers across the Middle East. This week at GITEX […]

Autonomous taxi and 5G powered flying car unveiled at GITEX 2018

GITEX Technology Week 2018 has witnessed astounding future tech ushering in the new era of future urbanism. The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) exhibited the region’s first ‘autonomous taxi’, in line with Dubai’s ambition of becoming the world’s smartest city. The technology underscores RTA’s commitment to enhance the Dubai Government Strategy to convert 25% of […]

GCCPOL and Kaspersky Lab collaborate for cybersecurity awareness

GCCPOL, the organisation which serves as a law enforcement hub for the six countries of the GCC (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE), has hosted a cybersecurity session in collaboration with Kaspersky Lab. The session has created a platform for the exchanging of information and expertise between the two organisations about the latest cyberthreats […]

Raytheon to expand cybersecurity customer base in the Middle East

Raytheon Company, a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions, has been awarded a multi-year contract with a new government customer in the Middle East North Africa region.  Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business will provide advanced cybersecurity solutions and associated training, knowledge transfer and operational and sustainment support. Dave […]

Raytheon selected as cybersecurity advisor to the Royal Hashemite Court in Jordan

Raytheon Company has been selected as the cybersecurity advisor to the Royal Hashemite Court of the Kingdom of Jordan. The company’s intelligence, information and services business will provide cyber-protection solutions and counsel to help defend critical systems and infrastructure across the kingdom. “The cyberthreat is increasing globally,” said Dave Wajsgras, President of Raytheon Intelligence, Information […]

Lebanon’s Education Ministry develops digital skills for youngsters

More than 7,700 children and young people in Lebanon have developed their digital skills to support the country’s six-billion-dollar IT sector, as part of Code Week Lebanon, an innovative partnership between the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, global technology company SAP and more than 15 local partners. In line with the vision of His […]

Abu Dhabi Judicial Department enhances key applications with F5 Networks

The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) has announced it has improved the availability, reliability and security of key applications as it continues to modernise and improve service delivery across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Application security and cloud expert F5 Networks has been enlisted to deliver a more agile and efficient platform for applications and […]

Area 2071 and SAP collaborate on public sector excellence in UAE

Area 2071, the physical embodiment of the UAE Centennial 2071 Plan, has announced that it will be collaborating with global technology company SAP on innovations to help inspire creative minds and fuel digital government. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Ruler […]

How suitable is Blockchain technology for your business?

Blockchain has been lauded for providing improved productivity and security for enterprises and fuelling a large number of start-up companies focused on specific industries. While there is no doubt that blockchain has the potential to transform industries across the Middle East, Erik Johnsson, chief architect, Epicor Software, asks if blockchain is right for your business. […]

Dubai Municipality selects Dell EMC to power smart services

Dubai Municipality has announced a strategic collaboration with Dell EMC to create an integrated and agile technology foundation. This landmark project aims to drive the city’s advancing innovation agenda and contribute to the overarching goal of transforming Dubai into the world’s smartest sustainable city by 2020, by offering digitally enabled services. In its role, Dubai […]