Category Archives: ICT

Cisco Announces $1 Billion Program for Smart Cities

·  Program aims to make it easier, faster, and more affordable for cities around the world to fund and adopt technologies that will transform their communities read more

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Fake news ‘as a service’ on the rise according to new research from Digital Shadows

Proliferation of fake news gets even easier via $7 toolkits and services advertised on the dark web read more

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Dubai Internet City Welcomes 10th Innovation Centre

Ammar Al Malik, Executive Director of DIC: “Hosting the 10th innovation centre is testament to DIC’s growing significance in the global technology sphere” read more

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Ring Introduces Next Generation Smart Video Doorbell to the Middle East

  • The Ring Video Doorbell 2 launches for AED 799
  • It features night vision, sharper video and a battery pack
  • It allows you to see a live video feed of whoever is ringing your doorbell or entering your property

Ring, the leader in home security, launched the Ring Video Doorbell 2 with 1080p HD video, adjustable motion sensors and a removable, rechargeable battery pack. It adds next-level security and convenience to any home, so monitoring your property is even easier than before. Ring’s second-generation video doorbell also features customizable, interchangeable silver and brown faceplates, and improved infrared night vision with a 160° field of view and 180° horizontal motion detection angle. It also has a two-way audio with noise cancellation, and so-called bank-grade encryption. read more

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Zebra Study: Nearly 50 Percent of Enterprises Have Only Achieved Half of Their “Intelligence” Potential

Only five percent of companies are considered truly “intelligent” enterprises, leveraging ties between physical and digital worlds for better visibility and actionable insights read more

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Konica Minolta Named Industry Leader On The Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Konica Minolta, Inc. has been named Industry Group Leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index 2017 (DJSI World), one of the most prestigious global benchmarks for corporate sustainability and responsibility.  Konica Minolta has consistently been acknowledged for integra2ting sustainability into its business, having been named among the global leaders for the sixth consecutive year. Konica Minolta has also been recognized in the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific) for the ninth consecutive year. read more

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UAE: High Risk or Low Risk in Investing in Cryptocurrency

The future of cryptocurrencies have been an interesting discussion in a recent couple of years as technological advancement keeps growing and investments keep rising in Bitcoins – which currently holds 40 percent of the cryptocurrency market. However, there is a high risk in any luxurious business and the risk in trading with cryptocurrencies is beginning to unfold. This year, Bitcoin rose to a $5,000 at some point while gradually running down to $3,000. In UAE, cryptocurrency investors are under threat as the central bank is underway to impede the use of cryptocurrencies as it is noticed as an easy way to engage in money laundering, fraud, and funding terrorist activities. read more

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A shopper’s best friend; aswaaq’s app with Philips Lighting Indoor positioning

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Microland Announces Global Roll-Out of IIoT Professional Services at GE’s Minds + Machines Event

To provide Industrial IoT Services that enable digital transformation for mining, transportation and utility industries read more

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Sophos XG Firewall Delivers a Breakthrough in Network Visibility with Synchronized App Control

Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced the latest version of its next-generation Sophos XG Firewall that delivers a breakthrough in network traffic visibility. Using Synchronized Security to obtain information from the endpoint, XG Firewall can identify, classify and allow the control of all previously unknown applications active on the network, such as those which don’t have signatures or are using generic HTTP or HTTPS connections.  Synchronized App Control on XG Firewall is an industry first and can reduce the security risks associated with unidentified traffic by allowing administrators to see exactly what is on their network. read more

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