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How long will it take for aggressive and rich competitors like the top Internet companies to move into this space?
November 20, 2014 - 16:15 GMT
Internet platforms like Facebook, Google and Amazon are developing banking products that will probably become future foreign competition for the UAE banking sector.

September 2, 2014

IBM
08:36 GMT
(press release)

IBM has announced significant advances in Watson’s cognitive computing capabilities that are enabling researchers to accelerate the pace of scientific breakthroughs by discovering previously unknown connections in Big Data.

The new iPhone will simplify mobile payment by including a special communication chip, along with a fingerprint recognition reader that debuted on the most recent iPhone,
05:56 GMT

Apple plans to enable its next iPhone to become a mobile wallet by allowing owners to securely make mobile payments in a store with the touch of a finger,

September 1, 2014

According to the independent business information provider, visiongain, the global wearable technology market will attain a value of $5.26 billion in 2014.
12:14 GMT

Smart Watches and Activity Trackers Popular in UAE as Millennials Crave Mobility and Instant Information Global Wearable Tech Sales Expected to Reach 19 Million Units in 2014, Topple 100 Million by 2018: IDC

 ICFLIX provides its monthly subscribers with unlimited Hollywood, Bollywood and
Jazwood (Arabic content) for 7.99 USD per month.
04:55 GMT

Members can watch their favourite entertainment on any of their Internet-connected devices, including smartphones, smart TVs, computers and tablets.

August 31, 2014

Nawras Director, Amaal Al-Lawati
13:39 GMT

Providing the best customer experience has been part of the Nawras philosophy since inception.

LG 4K OLED TV
04:54 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics (LG) announced the start of sales of the world’s first OLED TV with 4K(3840 x 2160) resolution.

Samsung said the Gear S will start selling from October. It did not give details on pricing or where it will be available.
01:58 GMT

The world’s biggest smartphone maker has been pushing hard to develop the wearable devices market as it looks to counter slowing earnings in its mobile division

August 28, 2014

The new models of watches are available throughout the GCC (Image: Casio)
11:46 GMT

Casio Middle East unveiled two new Edifice time pieces throughout stores in GCC countries.

Trend Micro
08:39 GMT
(press release)

To better meet the security needs for customers across physical, virtualized and cloud environments, Trend Micro today announced at VMworld 2014 new solutions for VMware environments.

ASUS
06:57 GMT
(press release)

Leon Yu, ASUS Regional Director announced the availability of the ZenFone Series for Lower Gulf at a press event in Dubai.

Radhesh Balakrishnan, general manager, Virtualization and OpenStack, Red Hat
05:25 GMT
(press release)

Red Hat introduced updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5, the latest version of its enterprise-ready OpenStack platform built with the latest Icehouse community release.

August 27, 2014

Brocade
07:43 GMT
(press release)

Brocade today announced it has advanced its leadership in fabric-based networking by developing new solutions testing initiatives to extend support for the Brocade® Solid State Ready program.

August 26, 2014

LG G3 Stylus
10:53 GMT
(press release)

Following the recently introduced G3 Beat and G Vista, LG Electronics (LG) today announced another new device with DNA borrowed from the acclaimed LG G3.

Winners from Oman and Egypt Smart Schools Competitions in Ericsson Sweden
09:04 GMT

Ericsson recently hosted six talented students from Region Middle East in the company’s headquarter in Sweden.

August 25, 2014

Nawras
10:17 GMT

Following the success of ‘More Credit’ promotion, Nawras has launched ‘More Internet’ to give prepaid customers additional mobile internet allowances with every recharge of 1, 2, 5 or 10 Rials.