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Mohammad announces plans for Museum of the Future

Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, launched plans on Wednesday for a new Museum of the Future that will actively produce futuristic inventions and support the UAE’s mission to be a global innovation engine.

As well as providing a permanent home for the world’s greatest innovations, the museum will work to stimulate and incubate imaginative solutions to the challenges of future cities.

STC and Cisco to build three data centres in Saudi

STC and Cisco have announced plans to build three data centres in the Kingdom, to meet growing market requirements.

The data centres, which will be built in Riyadh and Daman, will use Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), which will enable rapid deployment for customers across the board as well as ensure higher availability in a secure environment.

DEWA plans to launch use of drones

Dubai's state utility has launched an initiative to introduce the use of drones to drive efficiency across its infrastructure projects.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, managing director and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) launched the Sirb (Arabic for fleet) initiative at a DEWA 2021 strategy workshop.

Al Tayer said the drones will provide early detection of problems by using thermal imaging for overhead power lines, limiting risks and reducing costs, as well as enabling a quick response.

STC rolls out Ericsson's Radio Dot solution

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has become the first operator in the Middle Eat to deploy Ericsson's Radio Dot System to improve service quality for indoor locations.

The Ericsson Indoor Radio Dot System is intended to deliver high-quality access to mobile broadband and voice services indoors. The solution fully integrates with the outdoor WCDMA and LTE networks, and will deliver seamless coverage to consumer and business customers. The solution will specifically support under-served medium-to-large buildings and venues.

Telecom

Prestigio to debut devices with True Key Intel Security

Mobile devices manufacturer Prestigio has announced that it will soon launch products that will have the recently announced True Key by Intel Security across EMEA with an initial roll-out in Russia.

True Key is a cross-device application developed by Intel Security that removes the hassle of remembering passwords. True Key will be available across all of Prestigio's Android tablets and smartphones by the end of this year, the company said in a statement.

UPDATE 1-Apple delays larger iPad production till September - reports

March 5 ( Reuters ) - Apple Inc will delay the start of production on a larger, 12.9-inch iPad until around September because of delays involving the supply of display panels, according to two media reports.

Production on the bigger tablet had been scheduled to begin this quarter, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the company's plans. ()

Google launches new version of Consumer Barometer

Dubai: Learning about consumers’ online behaviour just got easier. Google has launched a new version of its Consumer Barometer, a free tool that allows companies to know things like how people research and buy online, as well as how many connected devices they have.

The new version of the Barometer, which is based on surveys conducted by TNS in 46 countries in 2014, offers more insights on consumers from Saudi Arabia and the UAE. The data is filtered by country, age, gender and income level.

NBAD and BT sign IT contract

Dubai: The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has signed a contract with BT, who will provide a managed end-to-end networked IT services solution to the bank’s new financial hub in London, the British Telecommunications company announced on Tuesday.

The announcement adds to a 2012 contact between the two companies for managed network services linking the bank’s centralised IT services from its data centre in the UAE to twelve branches of its international network.

Media

قلم يرسم أشكالًا ثلاثية الأبعاد على الهواء

ابتكرت شركه ' ووبل ووركس' الأمريكية قلما ثلاثي الابعاد فريد من نوعه ، حيث انه يرسم اشكالا ثلاثية الابعاد في الهواء، واصبح القلم متاحا للبيع في الاسواق بسعر75 دولارا امريكيا .

 

 

United Arab Emirates profile

The UAE is a regional and international centre for TV and media, alongside Egypt and Lebanon. Dubai Media City and twofour54, Abu Dhabi's media zone, were set up to attract key players.

Spiky sales patterns impact UAE retail channel

The UAE retail channel for ICT and consumer electronics (CE) products is witnessing increasingly spiky sales patterns, experiencing major peaks and troughs from one month to the next, as the impact of specific sales events exacerbates market volatility. The UAE retail channel has already experienced Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) and Abu Dhabi Electronics Shopper in 2013, and the inaugural Gitex Shopper Spring – dubbed mini-Gitex by some vendors – is currently taking place in Dubai.

Gadgets

SONY CES 2015 Summary

The International CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies.

Held in Las Vegas every year, it has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years—the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace.

10 Best Innovations at CES 2015!

some of the favorite tech from every category at CES 2015.

Top Tech Revealed at CES 2015

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Insight

Targeted Attacks and Malware Set to be Biggest Cyber Threats of 2015

Article Author: Mohamed Djenane, Security Specialist, ESET Middle East

2014 was a big year for the cyber security industry with shocking revelations emerging of data breaches of immense scale conducted against some of the largest and most prestigious global organizations. At the start of the year, ESET, the global leader in proactive digital protection,

Countering the Cost of Compliance

Author: Emily Wojcik, Senior Product Marketing Manager - Information Management, CommVault

‘Watch’ out for the Latest Weapon of DDoS Attacks: Network Time Protocol Attacks

Author: Mahmoud Samy, Regional Director, Middle East, Russia and CIS at Arbor Networks

OpenFlow – Creating a Solid Foundation for Software-Defined Networking

Author: Samer Ismair, Network Consultant, MEMA at Brocade Communications

Traditional networks and data centers are being stretched to their limits. They were never designed for today's astronomical growth in bandwidth-intensive applications—and the ever-increasing demand for speed, scalability, and resilience.

People

Bahrain's Batelco names Hinnawi acting CEO after Whelan departure

DUBAI, Feb 22 ( Reuters ) - Bahrain's Batelco has named Ihab Hinnawi as its acting chief executive after the departure of incumbent Alan Whelan, according to a statement from the state-run telecommunications operator on Sunday.

Eaton appoints distribution account manager for ME

Global power management solutions vendor Eaton Middle East FZE, has named Anne Marie Khayat as the new distribution account manager for the Middle East effective immediately.

Khayat takes over the new role from within the company, where she was in a regional projects sales-related position.

TRA Director General holds meeting with du CEO

Abu Dhabi: Hamad Obaid Al Mansouri, Director General of the General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunications Sector, TRA, held a meeting with Othman Sultan, CEO of the Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company, du, at the TRA headquarters in Abu Dhabi.

Nokia Networks appoints new head of MEA business

Nokia Networks has announced the appointment of Bernard Najm as vice president and head of its business in Middle East and Africa. Najm, who will be based in Dubai, was leading the business in the sub-region called “SKIL” - Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, and Levant that includes Lebanon, Jordan and Syria.