Monday 28 May 2018

ME accounts for 4.75pc of global ransomware: study

The Middle East and North Africa have accounted for 4.75 per cent and 1.75 per cent respectively of global ransomware threats, according to a new report released by Trend Micro, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions. Trend Micro has blocked more than 100 million ransomware t


Dewa holds AI applications workshop with Intel

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) and global technology company Intel recently held a workshop to discuss the applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the use of its innovative technologies in Dewa’s workplace. The workshop at the Innovation Tent at Dewa&


Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions showcases key initiatives at Malta show

Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority (ADSSSA) threw the spotlight on two of its pioneering initiatives - Tamm and AD Connect - during its participation at Malta's Public Service Week, which runs till May 27 in Valletta City. The Public Service Week 2018 serves as


Waqfe launches digital banking platform

Waqfe, the Bahrain-based fintech solutions provider, has launched its first digital banking platform. The solution was launched by Kuwait Finance House-Bahrain, and was unveiled in a ceremony on May 13, at the Arcapita Building, Bahrain Bay, said a statement. The l


Etisalat partners with GSMA Mena conference

UAE-based telco Etisalat has entered into an exclusive partnership with GSMA for Mobile 360 series-Mena conference in 2018 and 2019, a regional platform for telecom leaders to address key issues in the mobile ecosystem. The three-day conference scheduled to take place during Nove


US blockchain firm opens office in Dubai

US-based Boon Tech, a blockchain based freelance job platform, has expanded its presence in the Gulf region with the opening of its first international office in Dubai, UAE. The company aims to attract employers from Dubai and the Middle East as well as freelancers from the regio


SpaceDataHighway achieves 10,000 connections

The SpaceDataHighway system, a public-private partnership between the European Space Agency and Airbus and the world’s first ‘optical fibre in the sky’ based on cutting-edge laser technology has achieved 10,000 successful laser connections.  The reliability


Mobily launches new Internet packages

Etihad Etisalat (Mobily), a leading telecom provider in Saudi Arabia, has launched its new Hajj and Umrah packages featuring data as well as international calls up to 600 minutes to coincide with the start of Ramadan. The new Mobily packages cater to the needs of visitors of the

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