United Arab Emirates

TECNO Joins Android 11 Developer Preview Program and Release its Pouvoir 4 Update

Monday, July 13, 2020 - 4:08am

As part of the Android 11 Developer Preview Program, the Pouvoir 4 will allow consumers to try pre-release versions of Android 11 and provide consumers a more secured, stable and smarter user experience.

Key Points: 
  • As part of the Android 11 Developer Preview Program, the Pouvoir 4 will allow consumers to try pre-release versions of Android 11 and provide consumers a more secured, stable and smarter user experience.
  • TECNO Mobile is one of the major players and has presence in more than 60 countries across the world.
  • Its Pouvoir 4 is a 4G smartphone with 6000mah battery and 7'' dot notch screen.
  • With Android optimized OS, it offers consumers several benefits including:
    One-time permissions: It gives users the ability to specify more granular permissions for location, microphone, and camera.

KF Solutions is launched to change the technology landscape in the Middle East

Saturday, July 11, 2020 - 7:00pm

Founded by Kareem Farid, KF Solutions moves beyond "digital transformation" and addresses the need for smart solutions to run businesses efficiently.

Key Points: 
  • Founded by Kareem Farid, KF Solutions moves beyond "digital transformation" and addresses the need for smart solutions to run businesses efficiently.
  • Moreover, our solutions focus on helping people cope with everyday stress while enjoying the benefits of the emerging technical and communication revolution."
  • The KF solutions' platforms will make a breakthrough in the AI-based technology practice in the region.
  • KF Solutions ( http://kf.solutions/ ) is currently working on developing three products that will be launched over the fourth quarter of 2020.

World's First FDA IDE Coronary Patient Treated With a DEB

Saturday, July 11, 2020 - 8:00am

This is the first DEB accepted by the FDA for its 'Breakthrough Program'.

Key Points: 
  • This is the first DEB accepted by the FDA for its 'Breakthrough Program'.
  • "This first patient was treated with the investigational device after suffering a DES ISR.
  • We are delighted to be able to offer our patients this promising new technology," commented Professor Pascal Vranckx, Hartcentrum Hasselt, Belgium.
  • "No coronary drug-eluting balloon has yet been approved in the US, where ISR currently represents 11% of all stent implantations.

Mission to Mars: UAE Set to Become First Arab Nation to Explore Other Planets

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 4:59pm

First announced in 2014, the Emirates Mars Mission represents the culmination of an innovative knowledge transfer and development program between the UAE and international partners.

Key Points: 
  • First announced in 2014, the Emirates Mars Mission represents the culmination of an innovative knowledge transfer and development program between the UAE and international partners.
  • "In six short years, the Emirates Mars Mission program has created a brand-new industry that is transforming the UAE's science community," said UAE Minister of Advanced Technology Sarah Al Amiri.
  • In 2019, Hazza Al Mansouri, the UAE's first astronaut, set out on a historic mission to the International Space Station.
  • The UAE Embassy in Washington, DC will host a virtual watch party for the historic scheduled launch of the Emirates Mars Mission.

Tokenise and MASEx Form Strategic Alliance Under the Auspices of Gawah Holdings

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 2:27pm

Two global security token exchanges have teamed up to collaborate using their combined strategic strength, advantages and resources to speed up the growth of MASEx and Tokenise .

Key Points: 
  • Two global security token exchanges have teamed up to collaborate using their combined strategic strength, advantages and resources to speed up the growth of MASEx and Tokenise .
  • Tokenise International was initially set up by experienced financial services professionals from the UK who are authorised and regulated by the FCA.
  • MASEx is managed by professionals with a background in US investment banking and blockchain technology.
  • MASEx plans to obtain Digital Security Exchange license in the Middle East, as MASEx partners up with additional strategic institutional investors in the region.

AMN Passes Milestone of 1 Billion Phone Calls Per Year

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 1:31pm

LONDON, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) is pleased to announce that it now processes more than 1 billion phone calls annually for subscribers in previously unconnected rural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) is pleased to announce that it now processes more than 1 billion phone calls annually for subscribers in previously unconnected rural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • In June 2020, AMN processed 91,623,222 voice calls, representing an annualised rate of 1.1 billion calls per annum, plus also nearly 6 terabytes (6,000 GB) of data.
  • The 2G/3G/4G mobile network services are provided by AMN on behalf of tier-1 licensed mobile network operators in each country.
  • All of the major pan-African tier-1 operators partner with AMN to extend their network coverage deep into rural Africa.

AMN Passes Milestone of 1 Billion Phone Calls Per Year

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 1:22pm

LONDON, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) is pleased to announce that it now processes more than 1 billion phone calls annually for subscribers in previously unconnected rural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) is pleased to announce that it now processes more than 1 billion phone calls annually for subscribers in previously unconnected rural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • In June 2020, AMN processed 91,623,222 voice calls, representing an annualised rate of 1.1 billion calls per annum, plus also nearly 6 terabytes (6,000 GB) of data.
  • The 2G/3G/4G mobile network services are provided by AMN on behalf of tier-1 licensed mobile network operators in each country.
  • All of the major pan-African tier-1 operators partner with AMN to extend their network coverage deep into rural Africa.

World's First FDA IDE Coronary Patient Treated With a DEB

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 1:00pm

This is the first DEB accepted by the FDA for its 'Breakthrough Program'.

Key Points: 
  • This is the first DEB accepted by the FDA for its 'Breakthrough Program'.
  • "This first patient was treated with the investigational device after suffering a DES ISR.
  • We are delighted to be able to offer our patients this promising new technology," commented Professor Pascal Vranckx, Hartcentrum Hasselt, Belgium.
  • "No coronary drug-eluting balloon has yet been approved in the US, where ISR currently represents 11% of all stent implantations.

Pisano Secures $2.5 Million Investment in a Round Led by CEE Fintech Investor Elevator Ventures

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 10:00am

The round was led by CEE Fintech Investor Elevator Ventures (EV), which is the venture capital arm of Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI).

Key Points: 
  • The round was led by CEE Fintech Investor Elevator Ventures (EV), which is the venture capital arm of Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI).
  • Founded in 2015, Pisano currently operates in more than 20 countries across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Asia-Pacific.
  • "Our collaboration with EV started with RBI's fintech partnership program Elevator Lab, where we shared our solutions from a start-up perspective.
  • The relationship developed from a successful PoC with RBI to a growth investment," said, Ozkan Demir, Co-founder and CEO at Pisano.

Pisano Secures $2.5 Million Investment in a Round Led by CEE Fintech Investor Elevator Ventures

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 10:00am

The round was led by CEE Fintech Investor Elevator Ventures (EV), which is the venture capital arm of Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI).

Key Points: 
  • The round was led by CEE Fintech Investor Elevator Ventures (EV), which is the venture capital arm of Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI).
  • Founded in 2015, Pisano currently operates in more than 20 countries across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Asia-Pacific.
  • "Our collaboration with EV started with RBI's fintech partnership program Elevator Lab, where we shared our solutions from a start-up perspective.
  • The relationship developed from a successful PoC with RBI to a growth investment," said, Ozkan Demir, Co-founder and CEO at Pisano.