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MTN and Ericsson begin first 5G customer trial deployment in South Africa

MTN and Ericsson begin first 5G customer trial deployment in South Africa

MTN South Africa and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) have announced the first 5G customer trial deployment in South Africa starting with a fixed wireless access site at technology company Netstar’s headquarters in Midrand. The field deployment in Midrand, situated between Johannesburg and Tshwane (Pretoria), is part of Ericsson’s continuing efforts to deliver end-to-end 5G capabilities to

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LG Electronics: A smarter life at our fingertips

Is it possible to imagine life without smart phone? Naturally, it won’t be easy, as it has become a defacto modern convenience, a staple of our daily life, which leads us to believe that other modern smart devices will be as popular and will play an essential role in our contemporary activities, they will become


Samsung Wins 30 CES 2019 Innovation Awards for Outstanding Design and Engineering

Beirut, Lebanon – November 2018 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global leader in technology, announced today that 30 of its new product innovations have been recognized as CES® 2019 Innovation Awards winners, including two Best of Innovations accolades. This prestigious program honors devices and services that display outstanding design and engineering in cutting-edge technology.

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Gartner Says Global IT Spending to Grow 3.2 Percent in 2019 Analysts will Discuss the Outlook for the Global IT Market During Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, 4-6 March 2019 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 12, 2018 — Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.8 trillion in 2019, an increase of 3.2 percent from expected spending of $3.7 trillion in 2018, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. “While currency volatility and the potential for trade wars are still playing a part in


Fashion as an Inspiration: Kaspersky Lab Uncovers the Art of Technology while Launching New Generation of Beyond-AV Consumer Solution

8 November 2018 The fusion of fashion and technology is a reminder of the rising influence of technology on design, and the ubiquity of creativity across sectors. Our modern and highly connected world gave rise to the concept of ‘Digital Art’, wherein art is created and stored digitally. As a security company, Kaspersky Lab not

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Gartner Reveals Seven Digital Disruptions CIOs May Not See Coming Analysts to Explore Digital Disruption at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2019, March 4-6 in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, November 8, 2018 — Gartner, Inc. revealed seven digital disruptions that organizations may not be prepared for. These include several categories of disruption, each of which represents a significant potential for new disruptive companies and business models to emerge. “The single largest challenge facing enterprises and technology providers today is digital


Finastra Universe Dubai fuels discussion around innovation-driven technologies in banking sector

Finastra Universe Dubai fuels discussion around innovation-driven technologies in banking sector The anchor event for the Middle East’s financial services brings together global and regional experts to explore the impact of technology on the industry Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 7, 2018 – Finastra Universe organized by Finastra – a global Fintech force, brings together

Samsung Introduces Two New 0.8μm ISOCELL Image Sensors to the Smartphone Market

Ultra-small pixel size combined with ISOCELL Plus and Tetracell technologies enhance sharpness and detail in smartphone photos Beirut, Lebanon, November 2018 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today introduced two new 0.8-micrometer (μm) pixel image sensors – the 48-megapixel (Mp) Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1 and the 32Mp ISOCELL Bright

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TechCrunch Hosts First Ever Startup Battlefield in MENA

Biggest start up competition in the world will take place in Beirut Digital District in partnership with FBstart Beirut, September 2018: The first TechCrunch Startup Battlefield in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), presented by FBstart, will be hosted on October 3rd 2018 in the heart of the vibrant startup ecosystem at Beirut Digital