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    DeG ready to lead Sharjah’s digital movement at GITEX 2016

    Sharjah Department of eGovernment (DeG) has finalised procedures and technical preparations which are set to carry out Sharjah’s "digital movement" message during the GITEX Technology Week 2016.

    The region’s largest technology trade fair, taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 16th to 20th October 2016, will be a key platform for DeG’s mission to support 35 Sharjah-based government entities and authorities with their latest launches and e-services, which are all set to take place in one of GITEX’s largest pavilions, which is the"...

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    Middle East Business Confidence Improves Despite Economic Challenges, Finds Major ACCA Report

    Middle East Business Confidence Improves Despite Economic Challenges, Finds Major ACCA ReportOctober 24, 2016

    • Business confidence in Middle East improves for second consecutive quarter, but remains low amid slumping growth rates
    • 44% of businesses report worsening conditions
    • UAE in stronger position as budget surplus relaxes austerity measures
    • Improving confidence in North America and China driving global uplift in sentiment

    The latest Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) shows that global business confidence in the Middle East has improved"...

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    SES: Deployed in Response to the Hurricane in Haiti

    SES: Deployed in Response to the Hurricane in HaitiOctober 24, 2016

    SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) as one of the private partners in, is providing vital connectivity services following the devastating Hurricane Matthew in Haiti.

    The category 4 hurricane hit southwest Haiti on October 4th. It was the strongest hurricane in Haiti since 1964 with wind velocity of over 235 km/h. The hurricane left hundreds dead and thousands of homes destroyed.

    Communication services"...

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    Mix Telematics Partners With PoolCar to Increase Efficiencies for a Global Humanitarian Organisation

    MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has partnered with PoolCar, an online software-as-as-service (SaaS) vehicle booking system provider, to deliver a fleet management solution to a leading global humanitarian organisation.

    The partnership sees them deploying the system across four (4) countries throughout the Middle East and North Africa as a pilot project. The humanitarian organisation was having difficulty"...

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    RigNet and MODEC Sign Agreement to Deliver Fiber-equivalent O3b Satellite Connectivity to Offshore Brazilian FPSO Fleet

    O3b Networks, technology solutions company RigNet and floating production service provider MODEC, are pleased to announce an agreement to provide high-throughput, low latency connectivity for MODEC’s Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessels off the coast of Brazil.

    FPSOs today have become the primary production method for many offshore oil and gas producing regions around the world. An FPSO is a floating production system that receives fluids from a subsea reservoir through risers, which then separate fluids into crude oil, natural gas, water and"......

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    With Two New Competitions, XPRIZE Tackles Water Scarcity and Women’s Safety

    At a United Nations Day reception today in New Delhi, Marcus Shingles, CEO of XPRIZE, and Zenia Tata, executive director of Global Expansion at XPRIZE, announced the launch of two new competitions: the Water Abundance XPRIZE and the Anu & Naveen Jain Women’s Safety XPRIZE.

    Aimed at sparking breakthrough solutions to two urgent grand challenges, the US$1.75M Water Abundance XPRIZE sponsored by Tata Group and Australian Aid aims to alleviate the global water crisis with energy-efficient technologies that will harvest fresh water from thin air. The"...

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    Schlumberger Announces Third-Quarter 2016 Results

    • Revenue of $7.0 billion decreased 2% sequentially
    • Pretax operating income of $815 million increased 9% sequentially
    • GAAP EPS was $0.13. Excluding Cameron merger and integration charges, EPS was $0.25
    • Cash flow from operations was $1.4 billion. Free cash flow was $699 million
    • Quarterly cash dividend of $0.50 per share approved

    Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) today reported results for the third quarter of 2016.


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