Tag Archives: Technology

Lenovo Delivers Solid 2nd Quarter FY15-16 Operational Results

Restructuring completed, driving traction in Mobile and Enterprise; PC business is strong as ever. Lenovo Group (0992) LNVGY, +0.75% : Revenue was US$12.2 billion, up 16% year-over-year, up 23 percent in constant currency Lenovo grew its PC market share for record high 21.2% share* Lenovo is successfully executing its business realignment plan and is on track to deliver US$ 650 …

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Service Providers to Address Plant Shutdown Challenges with Technology

Latest technologies and software for safe and cost efficient shutdowns and turnarounds to be showcased at Plant Shutdown & Turnaround Forum 2015. We all are aware of the fact that it’s not only the processes and people that help in executing a safe, timely and successful shutdown, but the technologies involved. Technology providers will feature more prominently in the planning …

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IT Departments Face Obstacles to User Mobility for Fear of Data Breaches

Dubai – Organizations are challenged to meet demands for greater mobility as 98% of IT departments in the Middle East still restrict users from accessing sensitive corporate data and resources from mobile devices. This is according to a recent global survey of 900 IT decision makers by Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security. Despite almost all …

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Saudi Xerox gives back to the community

Saudi Xerox is partnering with top NGOs to run initiatives across the Kingdom. Riyadh, KSA – Saudi Xerox , a joint venture between Olayan and Xerox Corp , the regional Business Services and Technology Provider, recently implemented a community and sustainability program that took part in three different regions of Saudi Arabia, in an effort to give back to the …

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Technology will focus more on the core human experience, says Facebook’s Serkan Piantino

DOHA, QATAR – At a round-table discussion at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), Serkan Piantino, Facebook’s New York site director, provided a glimpse into a more nuanced, human-focused world of technology. “The questions we are asking of technology are becoming more complicated. The demands are getting closer to what humans want in their daily lives and thus we can …

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Making the switch to smart lighting

The lighting industry has grown at an astronomical pace. CFLs have not just replaced light bulbs – it is a step more than that. The advent of technology in the lighting industry has paved the way to smart lighting. But, what do we understand by smart lighting? Simply put, it is the use of technology in lighting that enables remote …

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Batelco Supporting Ministry of Education Digital Empowerment Project

Working towards a Knowledge Based Economy. Manama, Bahrain: Batelco , in line with its commitment to educational initiatives is proud of its long standing partnership with the Ministry of Education. Both national organisations have collaborated over many years to foster educational programmes that support the youth of the Kingdom of Bahrain. Accordingly, Batelco is delighted to support the Ministry of …

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Beirut Institute Summit Examines Future of Smart Cities in the Arab Region

Osman Sultan: “A truly digital Arab region can be a catalyst for furthering integration, economic growth and modern, interactive public services” Entitled “Smart Cities in the Arab Region – Are They Exclusive or Inclusive?”, the second day of Beirut Institute Summit featured an interview with Osman Sultan, CEO of Du, as part of a series of sessions seeking to highlight …

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Middle East and Africa to Spend USD 600 Million on Technology by 2016, Boosting Students’ Digital Economy Skills

Interactive Displays and Video Collaboration Facilitate More Engaged Learning. Middle East students will have the skills to succeed in the digital economy, as the region’s educational investment in audiovisual technology is set to top USD 600 million by 2016, industry experts announced today. Governments, schools, and universities in the Middle East are embracing digital technology such as whiteboards, interactive displays …

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QCC Launches Mobile Testing Laboratory in Abu Dhabi

The Central Testing Lab (CTL) of the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure and raising awareness on quality standards in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, has launched a Mobile Testing Laboratory (MTL) to verify and enhance material testing capabilities and support the construction and infrastructure sectors in Abu Dhabi. Comprising two units, …

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