Friday , 17 August 2018

Science & Tech

Honeywell’s ‘flying technology lab’ comes to Dubai

Global technology leader’s 757 test bed aircraft lands in UAE to demonstrate the latest Honeywell technologies to the regional aviation industry Dubai, United Arab Emirates – In line with its commitment to support aerospace innovation across the Middle East, Honeywell (NYSE:HON), has brought its industry-leading test aircraft to Dubai for a three-day stop as part of final testing for a …

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Dubai Future Foundation teams up with WeRobotics to accelerate the transfer of robotics for good to outstanding local partners in developing countries

Projects include winning entries of UAE AI & Robotics Award for Good and UAE Drones for Good Award. Al Aleeli: Implementation of projects will encourage creative minds and support innovative efforts that serve humanity. Dubai – Dubai Future Foundation announced the collaboration with WeRobotics to accelerate the transfer of appropriate robotics solutions to scale the impact of aid, development and …

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UAE firms confident of attaining digital maturity in marketing and promotion by 2018

A survey of over 400 consumer goods retail and manufacturing executives from 27 countries, including executives from the UAE, reveals that companies who want to keep in front of change and secure competitive advantage are transforming themselves into fully integrated omni businesses. For the first time this year, 7100 consumers from 19 countries – including the UAE – were surveyed …

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Ericsson appoints Ali Eid as Head of Ericsson KSA, Jordan and Palestine

Ericsson announces the appointment of Ali Eid as Head of Customer Unit for KSA, Jordan, and Palestine Eid’s appointment is effective July 1st 2016 Ericsson announced the appointment of Ali Eid as Head of Customer Unit for Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Jordan, and Palestine within Ericsson Region Middle East and East Africa. His current position as Head of Customer …

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Aquila’s First Flight: a Big Milestone Toward Connecting Billions of People

Aquila’s first flight is part of Facebook’s overall commitment in overcoming the remaining barriers to universal connectivity.  Facebook (newsroom.FB.com) is accelerating its efforts to bring internet connectivity to the four billion people around the world who are not yet online, with the goal of contributing to prosperity, progress and development around the globe. The company’s Connectivity Lab has reached a …

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ENEC and KHNP Sign Operating Support Services Agreement for the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) have signed an Operating Support Services Agreement (OSSA) at a ceremony held at ENEC’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi in the presence of senior management representatives from both companies. Under the agreement, KHNP will dispatch experienced and qualified nuclear plant personnel to the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP), …

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Siemens ships its first “Made in KSA” gas turbine to power Jazan Economic City

In line with the Saudi Vision 2030 and Saudi Aramco’s In-Kingdom Total Value Add (iktva) program, Siemens delivered the first shipment of its locally produced gas turbines to the Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) power plant in Jazan. This is the world’s largest power plant of its kind that will be fueled with gasified refinery residues, which contributes significantly to …

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DEWA’s Green Bill supports Smart Dubai Initiative

Over 97% of DEWA’s customers receive the electronic bill DEWA announced the initial launch of the Green Bill in July 2012 to enhance its efforts to protect the environment and promote sustainability. The Green Bill is an electronic version of the regular paper bill, which customers will receive through monthly emails. The service was launched, on an optional basis, in …

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Dubai future foundation announces seven key “future challenges”, open to applications from companies around the world

Directives from HH Sheikh Mohammed – monitored closely by HH Sheikh Hamdan – stress urgency and for cooperation in the quest to achieve the targets of the initiative. HE Al Gergawi: “Dubai Future Accelerators” is the business support system that is most in line with government directives and strategies. Several prominent UAE figures commented on the initiative, including HE Humaid …

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Samsung appoints Gulf Islands Group as Official Distributor for Office Automation Solutions

Dubai – Samsung has appointed Gulf Islands Group, leading provider of IT Solutions, as official distributor of its office automation services in the United Arab Emirates. Speaking of the agreement, Ismail Yoon, President, Samsung Gulf Electronics commented, “Not only will it consolidate our prominent market position in the industry, the agreement will significantly boost the reach of Samsung’s latest printing …

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