technology

November 23, 2017

More people in the UAE will now be able to enjoy complimentary internet access after WiFi UAE announced an expansion of its sites throughout the country.

Seven newly activated sites include Remal Mall and Jimi Mall in Al Ain, Al Shaab Village Mall in Sharjah, Times Square Centre and Dubai Marina Walk in Dubai, Al Hamra Mall in Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah Hospital, a statement said.

The service offers users two types of internet connection - WiFi UAE, a free WiFi service, and WiFi UAE Premium, an affordable paid service that allows users unrestricted upload and download"...

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November 22, 2017

Microsoft Tuesday hosted the second edition of its CISO Executive Series, designed to support chief information security officers in their efforts against the ever-changing threat landscape.

The event, this year titled 'A Hacker’s Guide to Security Strategy', was held at the Burj Al Arab, Dubai, and allowed security professionals to network with peers, as well as hear from a renowned cyber-security specialist on current and upcoming threats.

International headlines continue to feature the plight of high-profile victims, as private- and public-sector"...

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November 22, 2017

Sharjah Research Academy, University of Sharjah, and Sharjah Municipality have signed a Joint Cooperation Agreement aimed at implementing an important and unique research project in Sharjah, for the development of reusable treated waste-water from the Sajaa Sewage Treatment Plant.

The Agreement was signed at the headquarters of Sharjah Research Academy located in the University City, Sharjah, by Professor Dr Amr Abdel Hamid, Director of Sharjah Research Academy; Hamid Majul Al Nuaimi, Director of University of Sharjah; and HE Thabit Salem Obaid Al Tarifi, Director"...

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November 21, 2017

Bioscience Clinic FZ LLC located in Dubai Healthcare City is pleased to launch to its latest innovative therapy for treatment of joint disease. Established since 2012, Bioscience Clinic is Dubai’s first and most advanced clinic to use stem cells taken from adipose tissue in a variety of clinical applications. Its latest therapy was first introduced in Europe by Bioscience Institute in partnership with the University of Rome, a Bioscience Clinic sister company.

This innovative therapy boasts success rates higher than that of the most advanced, leading centers in"...

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November 20, 2017

  • opnME.com provides scientists with many best-in-class tool molecules supported by comprehensive data packages on one centralized platform for researchers to use
  • The platform offers direct access to molecules for independent research as well as other molecules for partnering with Boehringer Ingelheim.

Boehringer Ingelheim today announced the launch of opnME.com, a new platform offering free and open access to selected pre-clinical molecules for non-clinical investigation to scientists worldwide. Through opnME.com, molecules for some of the most relevant targets in biomedical research are shared, thereby creating possibilities for further independent and collaborative discovery as well as"...

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November 19, 2017

The upcoming 9th edition of International Perishables Expo Middle East (WOP Dubai), the Middle East’s leading exhibition for the fresh produce business, which will be held from 5th to 7th December 2017, at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), is expected to throw the spotlight on emerging trends and new technologies that are helping shape the future of the global fresh produce industry.

The exciting three-day will welcome decision makers within the fruit and vegetable sectors from over 80 countries around the world providing a strategic platform for industry professionals to discuss business opportunities with fresh produce industry traders"...

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November 18, 2017

Abu Dhabi Police has revealed more details about its plans to develop innovative services over the next 40 years.

It has signed two agreements and two charters to support its Future Police 1957-2057 plan, state news agency WAM reported.

The police also demonstrated a 600kg police drone ambulance, hydrogen-run patrol vehicles, the first 3D printed police station, and other artificial intelligence.

Major General Maktoum Al Sharifi, director-general of Abu Dhabi Police, also signed the Future"...

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November 16, 2017

Dubai South and AAQIUS of Switzerland, an innovative research and development company in the field of environmentally friendly transport technologies, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, to collaborate on exploring the use of environmentally friendly transportation and mobility solutions in Dubai South, based on STOR-H, an innovative hydrogen storage technology developed by the Swiss company.

The agreement details a feasibility study that will consider the requirements for the adoption of this technology in transportation and mobility within Dubai South, with the aim of reducing vehicle exhaust emissions and the resulting carbon"...

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November 16, 2017

Solomon Telekom Company Limited, trading under the name Our Telekom, is boosting its capacity with SES Networks to support the launch of its upcoming 4G/LTE network across the Solomon Islands archipelago.

SES announced that Our Telekom, the leading operator in the Solomon Islands and Oceania region, is upgrading fibre-like high throughput capacity again on the O3b Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite fleet to roll out a suite of 4G/LTE services for consumers and businesses this year, in response to rapidly rising data consumption by subscribers. The Solomon Islands government (SIG) is also a chief beneficiary of this significant capacity expansion"...

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November 16, 2017

The GSMA today announced new developments for Mobile World Congress 2018, including recently confirmed keynote speakers, as well as new exhibitors, sponsors and partners. The GSMA also provided updates for attendee experiences such as 4YFN, Women4Tech and YoMo. Mobile World Congress will be held 26 February – 1 March 2018 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, with events also taking place at Fira Montjuïc and La Farga L’Hospitalet.

“Preparations for Mobile World Congress 2018 are well underway and it’s set to be the biggest and most ambitious event we’ve ever delivered,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing"...

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