SAUDI ARABIA’S SKYROCKETING ONLINE PRESENCE
urging smartphone penetration in Saudi Arabia is propelling internet use across the Kingdom, presenting infinite possibilities to both businesses and the country’s tech savvy consumers, according to industry experts.
AUTONOMOUS CARS: BOON OR BANE?
DRIVERLESS CARS ARE A DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGY THAT WILL HAVE HUGE CONSEQUENCES FOR SOCIETY. WE NEED TO START THINKING OF HOW DRIVERLESS CARS WILL SHAPE THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORT. As autonomous car technology rapidly progresses, makers of the cars face the difficult question of how safe they must be before they’re ready to move…
CHALLENGES FACING IOT AS USE OF THE TECHNOLOGY GROWS
More than half of major new business processes and systems will incorporate some element of the Internet of Things (IoT) by 2020, according to Gartner, Inc. The impact of the IoT on consumers’ lives and corporate business models is rapidly…
REVOLUTIONARY TECHNOLOGIES FOR 2016
In 2016 we’ll see healthcare professionals prescribe video games to their patients, boutique food producers take on the supermarkets and the emergence of truly connected marketplaces.
CONSUMERS WANT TECH BRANDS TO PLAY WIDER ROLE IN THEIR LIVES
A new Xerox report, ‘The State of Customer Service 2015,’ reveals that more than half (51%) of consumers are comfortable with the idea of buying into a single brand “ecosystem” for all their technology, communications and media needs. By 2025, 37% believe a single supplier will manage their home.
The internet of things is here to: awaken, activate and accelerate
The third annual Internet of Things World Forum (IoTWF) 2015 in Dubai welcomed 2,000 attendees from across the world. The event featured keynotes by leaders and experts from companies including Etisalat, Emirates, Visa, Intel, Siemens AG, Rockwell Automation, GE and Schneider Electric.
Technology-enabled brand communications to get more personal in 2016
The Hotwire seventh annual Communications Trends Report reveals a bold new world for communicators, powered by immense advances in the power and affordability of marketing technologies. 2016 looks set to be a ground-breaking year for the Communications industry, with brands becoming more human, personal, and meaningful in the way they communicate
Huawei speeds up the race for 5G technology
Ren Zhengfei, the founder and president of China’s Huawei Technologies, did not begin his career in computing, software design or even telecom — he trained as an architect. That little-known fact becomes less surprising when you visit the company’s vast research and development (R&D) facility on the outskirts of Shanghai. Located on a quiet street […]
Synechron Digital Innovation Centre to open in the UAE
Synechron, the largest independent pure-play technology consulting and outsourcing provider for the financial services industry, announced that it will open the world’s first digital innovation center dedicated towards banking, insurance and smart government. The Synechron Digital Innovation Centre (SDIC) will act as an innovation hub for clients committed to investing in technology, and more specifically […]
Canon showcases latest sustainable services and solutions
Canon, a world leader in imaging solutions, showcased sustainable services and solutions at The Hotel Show 2015. The digital imaging solutions leader highlighted IT best practices for the hospitality sector through interactive demos of eco-smart and cost-friendly products including copiers, security cameras, projectors, network video solutions, laser printers and more. The Hotel Show presented a […]