Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: 30 March 2021:Technology Innovation Institute (TII), the applied research pillar of Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), today announced that it's Cryptography Research Centre (CRC) has launched the first Post-Quantum Cryptography (PQC) software library in the UAE. The library will advance the cryptographic and...
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), on Tuesday said it is consolidating on digital inclusion and has commenced the ICT training for Persons Living With Disabilities (PLWD) in Enugu State. The five-day programme which started on Monday, had its theme as “Training in IT and Entrepreneurship”, and is aimed at...
Spotify (NYSE: SPOT) today announced that Mona Sutphen will join the Spotify Board of Directors in April of 2021, subject to shareholder approval. Ms. Sutphen is a private equity advisor and a co-founder/advisor for several technology start-ups, and was a senior White House official during the Obama Administration. “Mona has...
rf IDEAS, a credential readers for logical access and authentication, and LG Electronics Inc., today announced a partnership to incorporate WAVE ID® OEM secure access technology into LG’s 24CN670 All-in-One Thin Client for Healthcare. The LG 24CN670 thin client has received IEC60601, CE MDD, FDA Class 1 certification. It will...
The Federal Government has approved a replacement policy for subscribers whose Subscribers Identification Module (SIM) may have been lost, stolen, misplaced or damaged. Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, Director, Public Affairs, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), and Mr Kayode Adegoke of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), jointly made this known in a...
Western Union, a cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, announced it has expanded real-time digital payout capabilities into 100 countries reaching billions of bank accounts.i For decades, Western Union already paid out in minutes into 550,000 agent locations in 200 countries and territories. The goal to expand real-time payout...
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) says that the Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) and Dubai Solar Show attracted 1,076 exhibitors from 52 countries, and 63,058 visitors from around the world. This is the largest number of visitors in the exhibition’s history of 22 years. HE Saeed Mohammed...
Finalists on QF TV Show compete for share of $600,000 seed fund and status of Arab world’s top innovator Four inventors on Qatar Foundation’s Star of Science set themselves apart this season, overcoming challenges posed by COVID-19, and earning their places in the Grand Finale. In this week’s prototype testing episode,...
The Federal Government on Sunday rewarded 12 youths who won the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development 60-day App Challenge. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 10 of the winners received one million naira each, while five got #500, 000 each. The disbursement held on Sunday during an...
C3.ai, Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT), and Adobe Inc. (NASDAQ:ADBE) today announced the launch of C3 AI® CRM powered by Microsoft Dynamics 365. The first enterprise-class, AI-first customer relationship management solution is purpose-built for industries, integrates with Adobe Experience Cloud, and drives customer-facing operations with predictive business insights. The partners have agreed...
Company to Accelerate Global Expansion and Artificial Intelligence Investment for its Cloud Video Surveillance Platform Eagle Eye Networks, the cloud video surveillance company, has raised $40 million of Series E funding from venture capital firm Accel (Facebook, Spotify, DocuSign) to continue its growth and expand its technology leadership. Eagle Eye...
Mastercard has teamed up with IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, and MatchMove, a Singapore-based fintech, on their first pilot in Asia of a biometric card that uses a fingerprint to authorize transactions at in-store payment terminals. The card, with the product name F.CODE Easy, takes the seamless and...
Prevailion, a cyber adversary intelligence firm, on Monday announced that it has been recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor in the latest Cool Vendors in Security Operations and Threat Intelligence report. The Gartner report profiles “emerging vendors that security and risk management leaders should consider when evaluating emerging threats requiring...
Pakistan on Monday announced it was unblocking Chinese social media app TikTok after receiving assurances that it would moderate content in accordance with local laws. “TikTok is being unlocked after assurance from management that they will block all accounts repeatedly involved in spreading obscenity and immorality. “TikTok will moderate the accounts...
China is stepping up the construction of its 5G network, and has now built over 600,000 5G base stations, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). With the rapid increase in 5G users, the number of connected devices on the network has exceeded 150 million, data from...
As Acronis Cyber Protect 15 is released, new global research reveals that 31% of companies struggle with daily cyberattacks and new protection challenges caused by remote work  Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, announced the release of Acronis Cyber Protect 15, which integrates backup, disaster recovery, next-generation antimalware, cybersecurity, and...
Facebook on Tuesday classified the QAnon conspiracy theory movement as dangerous and began removing Facebook groups and pages as well as Instagram accounts that hold themselves out as representatives. Gloria Tso reports. Facebook Inc FB.O on Tuesday classified the QAnon conspiracy theory movement as dangerous and began removing Facebook groups and pages...