Tag Archives: Technology

DarkMatter set to make cyber resiliency rallying call at GITEX Technology Week 2016

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DarkMatter is the Cyber Security Innovation Partner at the 36th Gulf Information & Technology Exhibition (GITEX) CEO, Faisal Al Bannai will make a keynote address on how the roles of the private sector and the state complement each other to foster cyber security Abu Dhabi and Dubai, United Arab Emirates – DarkMatter, an international cyber security firm headquartered in the …

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Siemens names Peter Tollkuehn Middle East Chief Technology Officer

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CTO to focus on innovation projects which drive sustainable development  Tollkuehn has 25 years’ experience building R&D teams around the world  Appointment effective September 1, 2016   Siemens has appointed Peter Tollkuehn, (57) Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the company’s Middle East operations, and also head of the Qatar Innovation Center, effective September 1 2016. Previously Head of Technology Field …

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Siemens appoints Adrian Wood Qatar CEO

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Move comes after four years as head of Kuwait operations New role effective September 1, 2016 Herbert Klausner to replace Wood in Kuwait Siemens has appointed Adrian Wood (50) as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company’s operations in Qatar, effective September 1, 2016. Wood assumes his new role after almost four years as CEO of Siemens in Kuwait. He …

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SOUQ.com strengthens its Leadership Bench team in the Areas of Technology and Service

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SOUQ.com, the Middle East’s largest online retail and marketplace platform is pleased to announce the appointment of Wisam Daoud as the new COO and Dinesh Ajmera, as the SVP of Technology to further expand SOUQ.com’s technology and global operations. These appointments highlight SOUQ.com’s ongoing commitment to foster a dynamic e-commerce ecosystem and is in line with the company’s vision of …

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Middle East Region’s Largest Banking Technology Summit Will Get Underway In September

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A month from now, the largest banking technology and innovation summit gets underway in the city. Organized by Expotrade, the sixth edition of the Middle East Banking Innovation Summit will be held on 5th and 6th September 2016 at Palazzo Versace, Dubai. Focusing on the latest banking techniques and innovations impacting the Middle East region’s banking sector, the summit will …

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Ericsson region Middle East appoints network and technology Leaders to its leadership team

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As part of the recent structural changes to strengthen strategy execution to drive growth and profitability, Ericsson in Region Middle East announced new appointments to its Leadership Team bringing Network and Technology leaders to serve its customers in the region. The following members assumed the following responsibility as of July 1, 2016: Isil Yalcin is appointed Head of Network Products …

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TRA announces academic membership of Ajman University of Science and Technology to International Telecommunication Union

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The UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has revealed that Ajman University of Science and Technology (AUST) has been granted academic membership into the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) responsible for issues that concern information and communication technologies. The move is hailed as a key step forward that complement AUST’s scientific and academic roadmap …

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Honeywell’s ‘flying technology lab’ comes to Dubai

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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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Technology and internet changing the nature of financial services

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Dubai: A raft of financial technology (fintech) companies are sprouting up across the globe and in the UAE, attracting the interest of hordes of customers and investors, including angel venture capitalists, family offices and even private equity funds. But for most people, the question is: What is fintech? Fintech is a term used broadly and often to describe the technology …

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New Report Predicts Augmented and Virtual Reality Technology to be ‘Widespread’ Across GCC by 2025

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AR and VR Will Radically Change Private and Public Processes in the GCC, Says Research firm Frost & Sullivan. From VR Studios to AR-Enabled Surgeries, GITEX Technology Week Experts to Highlight Ground-breaking Use Cases. Dubai, United Arab Emirates: According to new research conducted by Frost & Sullivan in collaboration with GITEX Technology Week 2016, the next 10 years of augmented …

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