technology

June 26, 2019

Saadiyat Development and Investment Company (SDIC) has officially announced the appointment of Shapoorji Pallonji Middle East as the main contractor for the Dh1.5 billion Qaryat al Hidd development on Saadiyat Island.

Sharpoorji Pallonji joins international construction and real estate consultants Drees & Sommer, lead international design consultants B+H Architects Corp, and lead international architectural and engineering multi-disciplinary consultants Khatib & Alami, who have all previously been awarded contracts to provide project management and architecture expertise.

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June 26, 2019

Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that iMarketKorea, the country’s leading B2B e-commerce company, has switched from SAP to Rimini Street support for their SAP ECC system. By switching to Rimini Street, iMarketKorea was able to reduce"...

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June 25, 2019

ABU DHABI, 24th June, 2019 (WAM) -- UAE armed forces and defence industry representatives today attended the opening of a new facility at Tawazun Industrial Park, TIP, for the assembly of unmanned aerial and maritime target systems used in military training, test and evaluation in the UAE.

The new venture, established by Houbara Defence and Security LLC, is a partnership between Middle East General Enterprises, MGE, and QinetiQ of the UK, a leading provider of scientific and defence solutions.

Major General Staff Pilot Ishaq Saleh Al Balushi, Head of the Executive"...

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June 25, 2019

Eneco Holdings, Inc. is committed to the research and development of eco-friendly fuel technologies that reduce emissions of greenhouse gases. In 2015, we developed an emulsion fuel that achieves a complete fusion of 50% oil and 50% water. When used to drive buses on public roads, this fuel cuts carbon dioxide emissions roughly in half—the first achievement of its kind in Japan. This highly acclaimed technology is already installed and operating in Indonesia, Bangladesh, and the Philippines, and is set for introduction in Singapore, Australia, China, Laos, and Myanmar.

Given the urgency of reducing greenhouse gas emissions worldwide, Eneco"...

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June 25, 2019

The globally renowned 2019 WBF Singapore Technology Conference was held in Marina Bay Sands Hotel on June 22nd, 2019. S BLOCK, the conference co-host, unveiled itself and announce its mission to “Unleash your digital assets” for the first time. The conference brought together numerous industry elites and blockchain enthusiasts from all around the world, including more than 500 industry veterans from over 30 countries, such as Switzerland, Germany, France, Russia, Japan, Korea, Brazil, Australia, Argentina and Canada. Insiders shared profound global industry insights. This conference draws great attention from across the global blockchain industry.

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June 25, 2019

Tej Kohli, the London-based tech investor and entrepreneur, says that the hype around AI is still premature and that too much hype is creating a “bubble of enthusiasm” that risks causing disillusionment amongst the public when AI products do not start quickly improving their lives as promised. He says that AI will only be able to change the world when there is an accessible user interface which enables more entrepreneurs to build AI products that can enable all people to access the full benefits of the AI economy. This will require concerted international collaboration as well as major capital investment.

Kohli is ebullient about"...

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June 25, 2019

Leading IT consultancy firm RheinBrücke signed a memorandum of understanding with Moro, a state-of-the-art Dubai government owned data hub focusing on government and enterprise clientele and Epicor Software, a global provider of industry specific enterprise software to promote business growth, to offer Epicor ERP in the cloud focusing on the Middle East market.

The partnership includes the launch of a new cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) product in collaboration with Epicor,"...

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June 25, 2019

A record crowd gathered in Boston last week for the annual LiveWorx® digital transformation event, where attendees explored how digital transformation is becoming a reality for an ever-increasing number of manufacturing companies around the world.

The event brought together more than 6,400 of the industry’s greatest minds from more than 40 countries (with approximately 7,000 more live-streaming the"...

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June 24, 2019

Al Futtaim Engineering and Technologies, a multi-disciplinary engineering organisation, has announced it has won contracts to supply and install state-of-the-art Hitachi elevators across several real estate projects in the UAE.

The projects will see the Al Futtaim group company’s Elevator Division supply over 70 Hitachi elevators for major real estate projects including the Deyaar Midtown project at Dubai Production City, Rawda and UNA Apartments by Town Square and Damac’s Paramount Tower Hotel & Residences in Dubai.

A certified integrated management system (ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 & ISO 45001:2015 ) company, Al Futtaim Engineering and Technologies continues to represent"...

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June 24, 2019

The region's first biogas project is set to go online in the next years in Dubai at a cost of Dh50 million, producing 1.3MW of electricity and 1.4MW of thermal energy while reducing 80 per cent odour.

Launched by dairy firm Al Rawabi, this is the first project of its kind in the GCC to be built in partnership with Germany's ME-LE Biogas.

Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, said it is a pioneering initiative in the whole region.

'We have"...

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