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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


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


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


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


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


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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UAE travel agents at forefront of technology in meeting traveller trends and growing the emirates’ travel industry


Assembly of Abu Dhabi’s leading travel agents attend innovation workshop in Lebanon hosted by Travelport. UAE – Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, has hosted a congregation of Abu Dhabi’s leading travel agencies at a series of innovation workshops at the Travelport office in Beirut, Lebanon last month. Among the attendees were representatives from well-known travel agencies such as Asian …

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GCC Airports – a snapshot of the future

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Regional airports leading the world in development, luxury and innovation. Dubai –, the leading travel search site in the Middle East and Asia Pacific, today reviews the incredible state of airports in the GCC, and why they’re leading the world in air passenger traffic points and growth. “Middle Eastern carriers are setting a benchmark for the future of air …

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Companies failing to leverage technology to combat fraud, despite it being a significant enabler for fraudulent activity


KPMG international report. Global Profiles of a Fraudster also reveals majority of fraud continues to be due to weak internal controls. According to a new report by KPMG International, technology was found to be a significant enabler for a quarter (24 percent) of the 750 fraudsters investigated by forensic specialists across 78 countries. By contrast, the Global Profiles of the …

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Ajman University and DIFC Academy of Law sign cooperation agreement


The College of Law at Ajman University of Science and Technology and The Academy of Law for the DIFC today announced details of a newly signed cooperation agreement covering the development of training programmes for the benefit of the UAE legal community. The memorandum was signed by Dr. Khalid Al Khaja, Acting Chancellor, Ajman University and Vice-Chancellor for Academic and …

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