Cyber Criminals Name and Shame 1000 ‘Rippers’ On New Website

Cyber criminals develop service to protect themselves from scammers

A service set up to protect cyber criminals from being ‘ripped off’ by their fellow criminal cohort has recently identified the 1,000th culprit that has failed to come up with the goods. Ripper.cc was formed in June 2016 and is the only known service to keep a database of known ‘rippers’ – those who rob others on the dark web and other criminal marketplaces. Digital Shadows has been tracking the service since its inception.

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World Government Summit 2017 Announces Finalists of World GovTechioneers Race

Competition acknowledges government technology pioneers, highlights cutting-edge projects, draws thousands of worldwide applications; winners to be announced during Summit

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DISCOVERY NETWORKS AND beIN MEDIA GROUP TO HOST “DARNIVAL” THE FAMILY CARNIVAL, AN OFFICIAL EVENT OF DUBAI FOOD FESTIVAL 2017

The Dubai Food Festival is about to get underway with the launch of the first-ever Darnival event, running from 24 to 25 February 2017, at the Festival Bay, Festival City Mall Dubai. In partnership with Dubai Food Festival (DFF), Darnival is expected to become one of the biggest draws during the most anticipated citywide food festival in the Middle East.

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Valentines with a twist as Artists focus on “Self Love” at the upcoming Art Exhibition

“Self Love” is the theme for “Against the tides 2017” to be held from 15th till 21st of February at Cartoon Art Gallery

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Al Shafar Steel Engineering to Double Facilities at Dubai Industrial Park

  • AED175 million expansion to make ASSENT one of the largest steel companies in the region
  • The new expansion makes Shafar one of the largest steel companies in the region, spread over an area of 2.4 million square feet.

Al Shafar Steel Engineering LLC (ASSENT), a leading company in the field of structural steel design and manufacturing and a member of the UAE-based Al Shafar Group of Companies, has announced the expansion of its facilities located at Dubai Industrial Park. The expansion, which will result in one of the largest steel manufacturing companies in the region, is geared to grow the company’s operational footprint in the UAE and the wider GCC region.

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Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government Report Highlights Social Media, Internet of Things as Key Tools for Data-driven Policymaking

Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG), a research and teaching institution specializing in public policy in the Arab world, today launched its 7th Arab Social Media Report. Titled Social Media and IoT: Towards Data-driven Policymaking in the Arab World – Potential, Limits and Concerns, the document explores the opportunities and limitations that digitally disruptive technologies present, and examines their ability to enhance policymaking through data-driven approaches.

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Five Key Questions to Ask Before Migrating to the Cloud

Migrating applications to the cloud offers incredible opportunities that can make your business more versatile and efficient. Collaboration is often easier with the cloud, for example, and it can make disaster recovery a breeze. However, the cloud isn’t necessarily the right choice for every application. Is your team thinking of shifting your application to a cloud-based model? Make sure to take the following considerations into account before making your move:

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Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance joined Dubai Quality Group as an Investor partner

Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance signed an investor partnership agreement with Dubai Quality Group (DQG) to activate fruitful cooperation between both parties to foster quality, business excellence, innovation, education performance, and leadership in the education sector

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Emirates NBD act as Sole Global Coordinator for Africa’s $150m Inaugural Susuk Issuance.

The Africa Finance Corporation’s (AFC) issuance represents the global market’s first USD Sukuk transaction of 2017 and the first Sukuk transaction from an African supranational entity. The pan-African multilateral development finance institution and project developer, AFC, issued its maiden Sukuk which is the highest-rated Sukuk issuance from an African institution. Emirates NBD Capital played a role as the Sole Global Coordinator in the 150 million USD transaction which has an estimated final order book of approximately 230 million USD.

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Bangkok SETA 2017 Conference Engineered to Promote Hybrid Industry and Electric Cars.

SETA Exhibition 2016

As the recent UN COP22 ended in Marrakech, industries seek to reduce their carbon emissions to support climate action. Key sectors in carbon reduction are power, energy, technology, utility & transport industries. In view, “Sustainable Energy & Technology Asia 2017” (SETA 2017) has been announced to be held during 8-10 March 2017 from 10:00 to 18:00hrs. at Hall 103 -104 BITEC, Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre, Bangna, Bangkok, Thailand.

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Economic Performance of GCC as Countries Adapt to Falling Oil Prices

As the GCC countries drift away from oil dependency to strengthen their economy from a diversity of sectors, the business environment has not been ideal for some countries while government initiatives to aid the adaptation to falling oil prices and transition to a more diverse economy has not been favourable for some sectors.

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Midsummer and Asia Clients Produces Lightweight Solar Modules

Midsummer, a leading supplier of production lines for cost effective manufacturing of lightweight flexible CIGS solar cells, today announced that its Asian client now manufactures lightweight flexible solar modules with conversion efficiency of 14 per cent.

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