KPMG Forms Exclusive Alliance With Fintech Platform Matchi

Accelerating its global fintech strategy, KPMG International has announced an exclusive advisory alliance with, the innovative fintech matchmaking platform that connects banks and insurance companies with financial services technology start-ups and innovations sourced from across the globe. Through...
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LG Develops Full-Size Keyboard For Pockets

In an effort to capture a larger share of the fast-growing mobile accessories market, LG Electronics (LG) will unveil the industry’s first solid rollable wireless portable keyboard at IFA 2015 in Berlin, Germany. Unlike other portable keyboards on the market, LG’s Rolly Keyboard (model KBB-700)...
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Smartphone Sales Declined For the First Time in China

China has been a major contributor to economic growth and low global inflation. Investors around the globe are catching their breath after one of the worst day’s trading in many years. This is also reflected in the technology space which is extended to smartphone sales. Android’s Year-Over-Year...
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MENA Digital Retail sales to reach US$100 billion in 2025

BECO Capital, a regional venture capital firm focused on technology investments in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, today said that large homegrown online marketplaces will lead the digital growth in the Arab region, with retail sales alone expected to surge from the current US$ 10 billion...
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Global Hackathon Competition at New York University in Abu Dhabi

The IDEA Lab at New York University Abu Dhabi invites you to Abu Dhabi’s first-ever AngelHack hackathon competition, to be held at the University’s Saadiyat campus, from September 4th at 9:00 AM until September 5th at 7:00 PM. A public demo of the finalists will take place at 5:00 p.m. on...
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Why Are Women Under-Represented In Tech?

Educators have been gnashing their collective teeth to figure out why women are under-represented in tech world. The best explanation, from years of analysis and interviewing, is that computing is not viewed as a girls’ sport. Young women aren’t exposed to computing, or steered in that direction...
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Telly Video On-Demand Service Now Enabled in Panasonic Smart TVs

Telly, a premium video on-demand service that allows you to stream the best of Hollywood and Arabic movies and TV shows, will now be available pre-loaded in all the latest Smart TVs introduced by Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa (PMMAF) in the GCC. Currently this service is provided in...
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Public Utilities, Government Attacks and Targeted Threats Dominate Q2 2015

The second quarter of 2015 was wrought with high profile vulnerabilities and hacks. Cybercriminals became more inventive in their attack methods to infiltrate and abuse existing technologies that are often overlooked. These developments are analyzed in the Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704)...
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MoI Launches Online Service for UAE Visas for GCC residents

The Ministry of Interior, represented by the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Sector, recently launched an online service to allow GCC residents and their escort to get their UAE entry permits (visas) via the various ports across the country, through the “Fawri” portal on the ministry’s website...
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Sony’s Introduces Energy-Boosting Portable Charger to Middle East

Sony Middle East and Africa FZE has introduced the new and improved CP-V3B Portable Charger for electronic devices to the region. Following the popularity of its predecessor the CP-V3A, the new CP-V3B USB Portable Charger features a larger capacity of 3,400mAh for mobile power on-the-go. Available in...
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