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Thales Study: Organizations Worldwide Failing to Adequately Protect Sensitive Data in the Cloud PARIS LA DÉFENSE -Tuesday 8 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A new global study from Thales, with research from the Ponemon Institute, has exposed an increasing disparity between the rapid growth of data stored in the cloud and an organization’s approach to cloud security. Although nearly half (48%) of corporate data is stored in...

Transguard Group Goes Pink for October -Tuesday 8 October 2019  

Have you seen a pink bus driving around Dubai? Transguard Group, the country’s leading business support and outsourcing provider, is marking Breast Cancer Awareness month by wrapping one of its transport buses pink and driving it around Dubai to spread awareness about the health campaign....

NTT Delivers Successful Ultra Reality Viewing of Live MLB Postseason Game -Tuesday 8 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NTT (TOKYO:9432), a global technology and business solutions leader, and Major League Baseball (MLB) today successfully conducted a Proof of Concept (PoC) with NTT’s Ultra Reality Viewing technology (URV) as part of their recently announced multi-year technology agreement...

Nesma Collaborates With Hytera for IoT-Enabled Mission Critical Communication Technologies -Monday 7 October 2019  

Nesma Telecom & Technology Co. Ltd. (Nesma), a subsidiary of Saudi Arabia-based multinational conglomerate Nesma Holding, announced its plans to provide multi-mode advanced mission critical communication technologies of Hytera for public safety and smart city projects in Saudi Arabia, the UAE...

Inspired and Berklee Launch Exclusive Partnership -Monday 7 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Inspired, a leading global network of 53 premium schools, has agreed to an exclusive partnership with Berklee to introduce an innovative curriculum and artists-in-residence program that sets new standards in creative and artistic education in youth. The program will be called...

Dubai Real-Estate Turnaround? As Manrre Fund Defies Gravity, Results Show Signs For Optimism -Monday 7 October 2019  

The Manrre Real-Estate Fund, managed by Dalma Capital, has published results after closing its first year since inception with strong yield and capital appreciation on its 215 million AED portfolio – a stark contrast to market sentiment and the performance Dubai’s other real-estate funds....

Atkins celebrates its 10-year anniversary in Saudi Arabia -Monday 7 October 2019  

This week, Atkins celebrated its 10-year anniversary in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. An official ceremony was held at the British embassy in Riyadh to mark this occasion, with the attendance of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Mr. Simon Collis; Philip Hoare, President of Atkins, in...

The Cyberthreat Handbook: Thales and Verint Release Their "Who's Who" of Cyberattackers -Monday 7 October 2019  

In our hyperconnected world, threat intelligence is crucial to our ability to better detect and prevent cyberattacks. This is the purpose of The Cyberthreat Handbook produced by Thales and Verint to provide insights into the most significant groups of cyberattackers through detailed rating...

Project Management Institute Announces 2020 Board of Directors -Monday 7 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s leading association for the project, program and portfolio management profession, today announced its 2020 Board of Directors. PMI’s membership elects the governing body to serve three-year terms. Four directors elected by...

Tech Mahindra and Department of Urban Planning & Municipalities (DPM), Abu Dhabi, Launch Blockchain Solution for... -Sunday 6 October 2019  

Tech Mahindra Ltd. a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering services and solutions, has announced today a partnership with the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities (DPM), a leading UAE Government entity to launch a Blockchain solution for...

Velodyne Lidar Executive Addresses How to Make Driverless Vehicles Safe, Ready and Familiar on the Road -Sunday 6 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dr. Mircea Gradu, Sr. Vice President Quality and Validation at Velodyne Lidar, Inc., will be featured on two panels at the upcoming GITEX Technology Week in Dubai on October 7 and 8. Gradu, a distinguished engineer, is an officer and the 2018 President of SAE...

Aspect Software Announces Cloud Contact Center v19 -Saturday 5 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today Aspect Software announced the release of version 19 of its industry-leading Cloud Contact Center as a Service system. Built on its next-generation Aspect Via® platform, this release includes customer-driven capabilities and enhancements for both Contact Center and...

Rimini Street Named a Supplier for UK G-Cloud 11 Framework for Oracle and SAP Applications -Friday 4 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced it has become a supplier for G-Cloud 11, the UK...

IDEMIA enters patent license agreement for on-card enrollment solutions with IDEX in order to expand its leadership in... -Friday 4 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity announces that IDEMIA and IDEX Biometrics ASA, the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions have entered a worldwide license agreement for use of IDEX’s biometric enrollment...

NEC Face Recognition Technology Ranks First in NIST Accuracy Testing -Friday 4 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NEC Corporation (NEC; TOKYO: 6701), a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies, today announced that its face recognition technology achieved the highest matching accuracy in the Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) 2018 (*1) performed by the U.S. National...

AMAALA Partners with the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, the Centre Scientifique de Monaco and Oceanographic... -Thursday 3 October 2019  

AMAALA, the ultra-luxury development situated along Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea coast, which is focused on integrated wellness and healthy living, signed a partnership agreement on Friday 27th September with The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, the Centre Scientifique de Monaco and...

Telefónica Argentina Launches Signaling Firewall Provided by Mavenir -Thursday 3 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mavenir, a leader in accelerating software network transformation and transforming mobile network economics for communications service providers (CSPs), and Telefónica Argentina have deployed Mavenir’s Signaling Firewall to protect its customers and signaling infrastructure...

Conrad New York Midtown Debuts in the Heart of Manhattan -Thursday 3 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton’s (NYSE:HLT) global luxury hotel brand, today announced the grand opening of the 54-floor, 562-suite Conrad New York Midtown, adding to its extensive portfolio of luxury hotels around the world. This is the brand’s second New York City...

Samsung Pay and Finablr Announce Cross-Border Payments Partnership -Thursday 3 October 2019  

Finablr PLC, a global platform for payments, and Samsung Electronics America today introduced the Money Transfer feature in Samsung Pay. This new in-app international money transfer service, a first of its kind in the U.S., offers users seamless and secure cross-border payments to 47 countries...

FLIR Acquires Tethered Drone Assets and Technology from Aria Insights -Thursday 3 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced that it has acquired the intellectual property (IP) and certain operating assets of Aria Insights, Inc. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed. Previously known as CyPhy Works, Inc., Aria pioneered the development of tethered...