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  • DFF to Host EmTech & Launches MIT Technology Review in Arabic

    4 April 2018

    DUBAI - The Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) and Haykal Media are set to host the Emerging Technologies Conference (EmTech) in Dubai on September 23-24, 2018. DFF and Haykal Media have also launched the MIT Technology Review Arabic platform and prestigious Innovators under 35 awards.   According to DFF, EmTech is a leading event on emerging technologies, shedding light on the latest ....

  • International Government Communication Forum Calls for Establishment of Media Marketing Ministries

    4 April 2018

    SHARJAH - Participants in Sharjah’s International Government Communication Forum (IGCF 2018) have recommended the establishment of ministries for media marketing to enable governments to build the reputation and values that facilitate communication with people.   According to Sharjah Govt Media Bureau, they have also called for the setting up of digital platforms to support public ....

  • Huawei's SmartWi-Fi Tri-band AP Wins the Red Dot Award and the iF Product Design Award

    3 April 2018

    SHENZHEN, China - Huawei's SmartWi-Fi tri-band access point (AP) recently won 2 top global industrial design awards: the Red Dot Award and the iF Product Design Award. Huawei's tri-band AP integrates appearance and function in its architecture design, and simplicity and compatibility with household environments in its model design. From a user experience perspective, the design is both ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh: Universities Should Graduate Inventors and Innovators

    2 April 2018

    Speical to TAG-IT News Agency   BARCELONA - HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) stressed on the need to embrace the Power of Mobile and modernize policies in order to create a better future for the next generation.   In his opening speech as Chair of the session on Educate to Innovate at the Mobile World Congress 2018 which was held at Fira ....

  • DS 7 Debuts as the First Car Featuring Huawei Connected Car Solution

    1 April 2018

    QINGDAO, China - The DS 7, the first car featuring Huawei Connect Car Solution, debuts at the Huawei Eco-Partner Conference 2018. It is the first result of Huawei and Group PSA's collaboration on the world's largest OEM connected car project announced in November 2017. The DS 7 is evidence of Huawei's commitment to ongoing innovation and investment in the connected car domain.   According ....

  • Cognit Partners with Mubadala to Introduce Technology-based HR Solution

    1 April 2018

    ABU DHABI - Cognit, Mubadala’s joint venture with IBM Watson, in coordination with Human Resources Authority, has teamed up with Mubadala to devise a system that will accurately map, manage and match Emirati job seekers with available positions within the Mubadala Group. This Takafo’ initiative, which means “equivalence” in Arabic, will ensure that Mubadala is staffed by the best ....

  • Avaya Commends Saudi Customers for Driving Digital Transformation at Experience Avaya KSA

    1 April 2018

    SANTA CLARA, CA - Avaya, a leading global communications company, commended organizations in Saudi Arabia for driving competitiveness through investment in digitalization, during Experience Avaya KSA. At the events, Avaya honored some of its leading customers for their innovative deployment of its next-generation communications solutions, and their role in Saudi Arabia’s economic ....

  • Dubai Startup Hub Launches Brand New Website to Further Develop Dubai’s Entrepreneurial Eco-System

    1 April 2018

    DUBAI - Dubai Startup Hub, an initiative of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, announced in a press release the launch of its new and improved website which aims to provide comprehensive support and guidance to startups in Dubai and further develop the emirate’s entrepreneurial eco-system.   The interactive website was unveiled during the 2018 STEP Conference in Dubai, while ....

  • Research Study: Companies Adopting Enterprise-wide Digital Strategies Compete Better Amid Increasing Disruption

    28 March 2018

    SYDNEY - Australian companies that adopt a strategic, enterprise-wide approach to digital technology are better prepared to transform, innovate and compete amid an increasingly disruptive and rapidly changing marketplace, according to research released by Telsyte in association with DXC Technology, the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company.   “Beyond Disruption: ....

  • Nokia Selected by China Mobile to Build Advanced Public/Private Cloud Services Infrastructure

    28 March 2018

    ESPOO, Finland - Nokia's Nuage Networks has been chosen by China Mobile (Suzhou) Software Technical Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Mobile, as the SDN platform for China Mobile's public and private enterprise cloud services offering. The platform is based on the Nuage Networks VSP and includes cloud implementations on virtual machines, Kubernetes (K8S) containers and OpenStack ....

  • Launch of UNESCO Report on Use of Mobile Technology in Education for Refugees

    28 March 2018

    PARIS - UNESCO presented a report on the potential of technology to address the educational needs of refugees, a lifeline to learning: Leveraging technology to support education for refugees, today on (11:45 am) during Mobile Learning Week, the Organization’s flagship event on information and communication technologies for education.   According to UNESCO, the Report examines how mobile ....

  • Wipro and Adobe Expand Partnership to Offer Enhanced Digital Services and Solutions

    28 March 2018

    East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA and Bangalore, India - Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, announced in a press release an expanded global relationship with Adobe to create, build and run digital marketing solutions and campaigns for their clients, across the globe. As a part of this alliance, Wipro will embed Adobe’s ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh and the GSMA Agreement on Mobile Technology Initiatives

    27 March 2018

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   BARCELONA - The Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Academy (TAG-Academy) and the GSMA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreeing to collaborate on a range of mobile technology initiatives aiming to support capacity building in the Arab region. Both parties work closely together across a number of mutually beneficial areas to promote mobile technologies, ....

  • King Felipe VI of Spain Decorates Talal Abu-Ghazaleh

    26 March 2018

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN – The Order of commander of Civil Merit in Spain has been bestowed upon HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh by His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain in recognition of Abu-Ghazaleh’s efforts in serving the community and in improving relations between Jordan and Spain.   The Order of commander of Civil Merit was presented to Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh by the Spanish ....

  • BlackBerry and Jaguar Land Rover Sign Collaborative Supply Agreement

    25 March 2018

    WATERLOO, Ontario and WHITLEY, UK - BlackBerry Limited and Jaguar Land Rover announced that the companies have entered into a multi-year agreement to collaborate and develop technology for the automotive manufacturer’s next-generation vehicles, a press release by BlackBerry stated.   As part of the agreement, BlackBerry will license its QNX and Certicom technology to Jaguar Land Rover, ....

  • Worldwide Spending on Cognitive and AI Systems Will Grow to $19.1 Billion in 2018 - IDC

    25 March 2018

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - Worldwide spending on cognitive and artificial intelligence (AI) systems will reach $19.1 billion in 2018, an increase of 54.2% over the amount spent in 2017. With industries investing aggressively in projects that utilize cognitive/AI software capabilities, the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Cognitive Artificial Intelligence Systems Spending ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh Lectures at the TRC, Discusses a Comprehensive Cooperation Agreement with its Chairman

    25 March 2018

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org), met with the staff of the Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (TRC) in a discussion session on ‘Innovation and Creativity’ in the presence of Chairman of the Board of Commissioners and CEO HE Dr. Ghazi Al Jobor and members of the Board.   Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh Meets Researchers at UJ’s Center for Women’s Studies

    22 March 2018

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh affirmed the necessity for removing obstacles hindering the participation of women and their active involvement in the labor market, as well as their right to better job opportunities.   During a meeting with a host of student researchers from the Center for Women’s Studies at the University of Jordan in the presence of ....

  • Egypt Launches Digital Forensic Lab to Improve IPR Protection and Enforcement

    18 March 2018

    CAIRO - Egypt’s IT agency has announced in a press release that it is setting up a specialized digital forensic lab for Intellectual Property as part of its enforcement schemes of combating software piracy.   The new lab, the first of its kind in the MENA region, is mainly designed to resolve business software and Internet-based piracy cases. It authentically recovers data from digital ....

  • Samsung and Disney Create AR Emoji Magic for the Galaxy S9 and S9+

    18 March 2018

    KOREA - Samsung Electronics and Disney are bringing beloved Disney characters to life as new AR Emojis for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. Starting March 16, Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ users will be able to access classic Disney characters – Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse– directly from their phone to create personalized messages. For the first time ever, these Disney characters are coming ....