technology

February 18, 2020

Siemens has created a real-world showcase of a future workspace, installing its IoT-enabled smart office technologies Comfy and Enlighted in the UAE for the first time.

Comfy’s app allows employees to personalise their workday through real-time interaction with the office environment, while its analytics dashboard gives businesses valuable insights into space utilisation and building operations.

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February 18, 2020

Dubai-based tech startup Justmop.com, a popular digital home cleaning app in the region, has announced that it has expanded into Saudi Arabia.

Starting its operations in Jeddah before expanding to Riyadh later this month, the startup is leveraging the tremendous success it has experienced in its existing markets till date, it added.

Having already established a strong presence in the UAE, Bahrain and Kuwait since its inception in 2015, this latest expansion comes at the back of raising its new round with participation from Istanbul-based Collective Spark and Kuwait-based Faith Capital Holding along with all existing investors.

“With the part-time home cleaning sector estimated"...

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February 17, 2020

WAM) -- From instant licences and incubators, to affordable school places and art springing up all over town, Abu Dhabi’s AED 50 billion (US$13.6 biillion) programme Ghadan 21 is accelerating Abu Dhabi’s development as a place where businesses, innovative ideas and diverse people can not only grow, but thrive.

Envisioned by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Ghadan 21 was launched to support and deliver the transformation of the Emirate’s economy, knowledge ecosystem, and communities from 2019 to 2021.

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February 16, 2020

Mavenir, the leader in accelerating and redefining mobile network economics transformation for Communications Service Providers (CSPs), today announced that Telefónica UK (FWB: O2UK) is deploying Mavenir’s virtualized IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) solution (vIMS) for VoLTE and VoWiFi in their nationwide Data Centers Infrastructure, which is based on the Telefónica Group blueprint for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) architecture.

The solution will support mobile services for more than 8 million customer connections. The NFV environment will include automation, life cycle Management and Orchestration capabilities from"...

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February 16, 2020

Health at Hand, one of the Middle East’s most advanced telehealth providers, has launched its services with NEXtCARE. In a bid to improve access to care for NEXtCARE members, Health at Hand has developed a software solution (SDK) to provide members access to a doctor through video consultation from anywhere in the world with no co-pay. Those using the service in Dubai will also be able to get their prescription medicine delivered to them within 60 minutes, or have lab test requests issued through the app. Members can now take advantage of this service through the new and improved MyNEXtCARE app, or Portal.

NEXtCARE is expanding its focus"...

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February 16, 2020

Dubai aims to attract thousands of startups and innovators, especially in key strategic sectors, from across the globe to make emirate as a global hub for disruptive technologies and make the economy future ready.

Launched by government-backed Dubai SME, the 'Innovation Attraction Programme' or IAP, will reach out to over 25,000 startups worldwide that are looking at Dubai as a new market for their innovative solutions and facilitate their entry to Dubai.

The initiative will work as a two-way traffic, attract foreign startups to access funds for growth while"...

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February 15, 2020

JEOL Ltd. (TOKYO:6951) (President & COO Izumi Oi) announces the release of a new atomic resolution analytical electron microscope, JEM-ARM300F2 (GRAND ARM(TM)2) to be released in February 2020.

Product development background

In Electron Microscopy, a great number of microscopists and engineers have continued to pursue the improvement of resolution. Meanwhile, JEOL has made efforts to improve the stability of the transmission electron microscope (TEM). Combining aberration correction technologies with these efforts, we have successfully achieved superbly high resolution.

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February 15, 2020

(WAM) -- Hard tech ventures in Sao Paulo and software enterprises in the UAE make a good combination for mutual partnership in science and technology sector, a senior Sao Paulo official told Emirates News Agency, WAM.

'In Sao Paulo, the private sector is mostly investing in hard tech [involving hardcore science/engineering and hardware] ventures. [However] most of the startups here [in UAE] are investing in software...including the fintech startups. This can complement what we do in Sao Paulo,' said Patricia Ellen da Silva, Secretary of Economic Development for the State of Sao Paulo, in an exclusive interview in Abu Dhabi.

'So"...

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February 13, 2020

Samsung’s new Galaxy S20 Series is now available for pre-orders at major retailers and Samsung brand stores in the UAE.

Customers who pre-order the device through retailers will get the new Galaxy Buds+ as a gift while customers who pre-order online will also get the Samsung Care+ for a year, the electronics giant said in a statement

The Galaxy S20 — including the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy S20 Ultra – introduces a new camera architecture that combines AI with Samsung’s largest image sensor yet for improved image quality.

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February 13, 2020

ABU DHABI, 12th February, 2020 (WAM) -- The Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development has signed a partnership agreement with Facebook, the leading social networking and technology company, bringing training for women entrepreneurs and businesses in the UAE. The collaboration will see Khalifa Fund supporting Facebook’s worldwide initiative titled ‘She Means Business’ in the UAE.

Under this initiative, a series of courses will be delivered across the Emirates. The training will be managed and conducted by Khalifa Fund and will be provided to female entrepreneurs who are either seeking to, or have, set up their own start-up enterprise"...

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