Friday 28 July 2017

Aramco, partners shatter supercomputing record

Saudi Aramco, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and Ansys, a global leader in engineering simulation, have set a new supercomputing milestone by scaling ANSYS Fluent to nearly 200,000 processor cores. This enables organizations to make critical and cost-e


Ooredoo Oman opens 20th franchise store

Ooredoo Oman, a top telecom provider in the Sultanate, opened its first franchise store in the Wilayat of Bidiyah, marking the seventh to be operated by Khimji Ramdas and the 20th overall. The new store was opened under the auspices of Mahmood bin Abdullah Al Saeedi; Wali of Bidi


MBRSC in global drive to back disaster management

UAE’s Mohammed Bin Rashid Space (MBRSC) has joined Sentinel Asia, an international initiative for applying remote sensing and Web-GIS technologies to support disaster management in the Asia-Pacific region. The centre joined the initiative as part of its support to disaster


Etisalat Group posts consolidated revenue of $6.89bn

Etisalat Group, a leading telecom company, reported consolidated revenues of Dh25.3 billion ($6.89 billion) for the first half of 2017. Etisalat’s UAE revenues amounted to Dh15.4 billion, representing 3 per cent  increase year over year. The UAE net profit amounted to


Zain Bahrain posts $3.7m net profit; revenues hit $84m

Zain Bahrain, a leading telecommunications provider in Bahrain, today reported that its year-on-year revenues for the first half of 2017 surged 16.4 per cent, from BD31.8 million ($84.1 million) to BD37 million ($97.8 million). The company posted a net profit of BD1.4 million ($3


Ooredoo’s Shababiah reaches 1 million customers

Catering to tech-savvy millennials and the young at heart, the Shababiah brand of Oman’s Ooredoo, a leading telecom provider, recently passed the one-million customers mark. Re-launched in 2016, the innovative Shababiah was designed by the youth, for the youth, featuring dy


Visitor experience app wins Expo 2020 hackathon

A mobile phone app that could help visitors to Expo 2020 Dubai not only find their way around the huge site but also inform them of attractions to match their interests won the recently held SAP & Expo 2020 Dubai Hackathon. The app also featured a guidance feature that direct


2,300 exhibitors for Mobile World Congress 2018

More than 2,300 companies will participate in the exhibition at Mobile World Congress 2018 taking place in Barcelona, Spain the GSMA announced, giving the first details of the event. Under the theme “Creating a Better Future”, Mobile World Congress will be held Februa


Batelco home internet bolt-on doubles speed

Batelco, a leading digital solutions provider in Bahrain, has introduced a new home internet bolt-on that will double its customers’ internet speed. The unmatched offer has been designed to ensure customers can enjoy an amazing internet experience and is in line with Batelc


McAfee expands machine learning, automation

McAfee, one of the world’s leading cybersecurity companies, today announced several new innovations that expand machine learning and automation capabilities to strengthen human-machine teams. Plus, McAfee has announced support of, a new, independent collaboratio

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