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Ericsson demos 5G at mall in Saudi Arabia with Mobily
August 20, 2018

Ericsson and Saudi telecom operator Mobily and Ericsson are showcasing 5G at the Mall of Arabia in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The demo features a standalone end-to-end 5G system, including a prototype 3.5GHz radio, baseband, and prototype UE device for the 5G demo, which showcased 5G throughput, targeting speeds of up to 1Gbps.

Mazid Al Harbi, CTO of Mobily, says: “We are wholly supportive of Saudi Vision 2030 and the push towards enhancing"...

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Mobily and Ericsson demonstrate 5G in Jeddah
August 19, 2018

Mobily, the Saudi telecom operator, has joined forces with Ericsson to show 5G capabilities in a demo held at the Mall of Arabia in Jeddah, in the western region of Saudi Arabia.

Ericsson supplied a standalone end-to-end 5G system including a prototype 3.5GHz radio, baseband and prototype UE device to support Mobily’s 5G demo. During the event, Mobily and Ericsson showcased 5G throughput,"...

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Canon Middle East partners with Dubai Cares to host a fundraising event
August 19, 2018

Canon Middle East (CME), a provider of imaging technologies and services, will be hosting a fundraising event at Zaabeel Park on 28 September 2018 in partnership with Dubai Cares to raise AED 250,000 to support two educational programmes, one in the Middle East and a second in Africa.

The ‘Canon Day of Giving’ fundraising event will be hosted as a fun and entertaining carnival"...

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4K 4Charity Fun Run Announces Open Registration for IBC2018
August 17, 2018

AWS Elemental, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) company, today announced that the fifth annual 4K 4Charity Fun Run at IBC Show will take place at 7:00 a.m. local time on Saturday, Sept. 15 at Amstelpark in Amsterdam. Registration is open at https://4k4charity.com/ibc. Among the non-profits supported by the 4K 4Charity Fun Run at IBC Show is Amsterdam-based StichtingNewTechKids, which provides computer science education for girls, minorities, and economically challenged youth in the Netherlands. The organization supports a computer science teacher training program for primary school teachers with proceeds from 4K 4Charity. Also supported is Iridescent, a global education non-profit that empowers underrepresented young people to become innovators and leaders through engineering and technology. Through their......

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Manchester United Shoots for Success with a “Digital Experience Platform” Powered by HCL
August 17, 2018

Manchester United (NYSE:MANU) has today announced a major milestone on its digital transformation journey with HCL Technologies, with the successful launch of the Manchester United Official app powered by HCL’s digital experience platform. The launch is part of the ongoing digital transformation of the club to provide a real-time, engaging, personalized, and unified experience to Manchester United’s 659 million global followers, which supports the club’s strategy to become a Digital Sports Enterprise. At the heart of this transformation is the digital platform developed by HCL, providing the club with a single view of fans across web and app touchpoints, offering fans a one-stop shop for everything Manchester United. Manchester United’s Group Managing Director Richard Arnold comments: “This app will allow our 659 million Manchester United followers to easily connect to the club they love, wherever they are in the world. Fans will......

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Robot communicates in Saudi dialect
August 16, 2018

A Saudi researcher has developed a robot that understands local dialect, becoming the first in the world to communicate in Arabic.

Dr. Faisal Alsarheed, Assistant Professor in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics at Saudi Electronic University, researched the project and developed the robot within two years after receiving funding from the university.

He is now completing his research paper.

The robot, named Mosalem, is a prototype"...

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Digital wave in holy cities as pilgrims become Internet-savvy
August 15, 2018

A digital wave is in full swing in the holy city of Makkah with the authorities ensuring high speed data transmission, keeping in mind the growing number of Internet-friendly Haj pilgrims who are keen on communicating with their near and dear ones back home in cyber space.

Pilgrims from across the world — from West Java in Indonesia to Kano in Nigeria — rely on digital communication during their stay in the holy cities. Besides serving pilgrims"...

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BCW Acquires Creative Powerhouse HZ, Significantly Expanding Expertise in Integrated Communications
August 15, 2018

BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency and a WPP company, today announced it has acquired HZ, one of the largest independent, digitally driven, integrated creative agencies in the U.S. Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland with offices in Baltimore, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C., the acquisition will add the capability of HZ’s nearly 200 creative and digital professionals to BCW’s deep expertise in integrated"...

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Thales and Gemalto Announce Regulatory Clearance from the Minister of Innovation in Canada
August 15, 2018

Regulatory News:

Reference is made to the joint press release by Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Gemalto (Euronext Amsterdam and Paris: GTO) dated 27 March 2018 in relation to the launch of the recommended all-cash offer by Thales for all the issued and outstanding shares of Gemalto (the “Offer”), the publication of the Offer Document, and the joint press release of Thales and"...

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New Study Investigates the Utility of Home Monitoring Using Masimo SET® Pulse Oximetry to Screen Children with Down Syndrome for Risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Prior to Diagnostic Multichannel Sleep Studies
August 14, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the findings of a recently published study in which researchers investigated whether home pulse oximetry monitoring might be a useful initial screening method of determining which children with Down syndrome (DS) – who are at high risk of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) – be recommended to undergo multichannel sleep studies to diagnose the condition. The home monitoring was conducted using Masimo SET® Measure-through Motion and Low Perfusion™ pulse oximetry.1 Noting that OSA “can only be reliably diagnosed using multichannel sleep studies, which are expensive, demanding for families and only available in specialist centres,” Dr. Hill and colleagues at the University of Southampton and Southampton Children’s Hospital......

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