Google-backed Edtech firm bets on free math courses to add users
Cuemath, an online math-course provider backed by Google parent Alphabet Inc., is making much of its content free for a year to fend off rivals in India’s competitive education-tech market and help fight inequalities in learning. (September 7, 2021 – Qatar) – Its premium curriculum, which normally costs $299... Read more
Smartworld Partners Up with Vertiv
Smartworld adds Vertiv’s full range of IT infrastructure solutions to its portfolio (September 5, 2021 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates) – Smartworld, the UAE leading systems integrator, have signed a diamond partnership deal with Vertiv (NYSE: VRT), a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, to diversify... Read more
AVEVA initiates flexible user-centric Operations Control solution within a single subscription
AVEVA initiated a user-centric flexible operations control solution within a single subscription. This redefines the industrial software experience by going beyond HMI and SCADA and allowing industrial businesses of all sizes to build collaborative workforces, scale successfully, and optimise operations for agility and efficiency. (September 1, 2021 – Middle... Read more
Digital Enablement For A Secured Tomorrow
Eng. Maqbool Al Wahaibi, Chief Executive Officer, Oman Data Park talks about the advent of professional services for digital enablement, its impact on businesses, economies, and individuals; and the need for a dynamic collaborative national strategy. (September 1, 2021 – Oman) – Oman has embarked on its journey for... Read more
Check Point Partner Awards 2021 recognizes partners and their strides in growing business in the Middle East
Check point partner Awards 2021 recognized partners and their strides in growing business in the Middle East also commemorated each partner’s contribution to the achievements of Check point software technology in the region. (August 31, 2021 – Middle East) – In association with Check Point Software, the Awards winners... Read more
Shell plans to boost Oman renewable energy portfolio
Shell plans to add new clean energy projects in Oman and boost its renewables portfolio as the sultanate aims to generate 30 per cent of its electricity from green sources by 2030. (August 29, 2021 – Oman) – The company launched the 25-megawatt Qabas solar plant in Sohar in... Read more
Gartner outlines key emerging technologies spurring innovation
On the Gartner, Inc. Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2021, the three overarching trends that will drive organisations to explore emerging technologies such as nonfungible tokens (NFT), sovereign cloud, data fabric, generative AI, and composable networks to help secure competitive advantage are engineering trust, accelerating growth, and sculpting change. (August... Read more
BOULDER, Colo. — In December, a spacecraft named Hope was motionless in the middle of a large clean room on the campus of the University of Colorado, mounted securely on a stand. But engineers were tricking Hope — a foil-wrapped box about the size and weight of a Mini... Read more
  China’s ambassador to the UK, Liu Xiaoming, says Tory politicians opposed to Huawei playing a role in the UK’s 5G network are conducting “a witch-hunt”. Some senior Conservatives have written to Tory MPs to raise concerns about the government’s decision to give Huawei a role in the network.... Read more
The United States is pressuring allies in the West to ban Huawei. The Chinese tech giant provides world-leading technology for the next generation of mobile networks called 5G. However, the Trump administration has long accused Beijing of using it for spying. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wants Britain... Read more