February 16, 2020


Telefónica ‘O2’ UK Selects Mavenir Virtualized IMS

Mavenir, the leader in accelerating and redefining mobile network economics transformation for Communications Service Providers (CSPs), today announced that Telefónica UK (FWB: O2UK) is deploying Mavenir’s virtualized IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) solution (vIMS) for VoLTE and VoWiFi in their nationwide Data Centers Infrastructure, which is based on the Telefónica Group blueprint for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) architecture.


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February 16, 2020


NEXtCARE, the Region’s Leading Third-Party Administrator Launches Telehealth Service With Health at Hand

Health at Hand, one of the Middle East’s most advanced telehealth providers, has launched its services with NEXtCARE. In a bid to improve access to care for NEXtCARE members, Health at Hand has developed a software solution (SDK) to provide members access to a doctor through video consultation from anywhere in the world with no co-pay. Those using the service in Dubai will also be able to get their prescription medicine delivered to them within 60 minutes, or have lab test requests issued through the app. Members can"...

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February 16, 2020


Parallel Wireless and extend partnership agreement

Parallel Wireless and, the application automation platform company have announced an extension of their 2018 partnership. The partnership aims to help global Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) bring the benefits of automation in the webscale data center to the heterogeneous embedded systems environment of the RAN across 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G.

MNOs have long wanted the promise of datacenter automation to deliver instant provisioning of complex"...

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February 15, 2020


JEOL: Release of a New Ultrahigh Atomic Resolution Analytical Electron Microscope JEM-ARM300F2 (GRAND ARM(TM)2)

JEOL Ltd. (TOKYO:6951) (President & COO Izumi Oi) announces the release of a new atomic resolution analytical electron microscope, JEM-ARM300F2 (GRAND ARM(TM)2) to be released in February 2020.

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In Electron Microscopy, a great number of microscopists and engineers have continued to pursue the improvement of resolution. Meanwhile, JEOL"...

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February 12, 2020


Cloud usage drives cybersecurity spending, SANS 2020 report

The rapid migration to cloud-based technologies is the biggest disrupter worldwide of operations and a key driver when organisations plan their spending increases, according to the results of the latest SANS 2020 Cybersecurity Spending Survey.

“The SANS survey showed that rapid movement of corporate services and business applications to cloud-based technology is the biggest factor causing breakage in existing security architectures as well"...

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February 12, 2020


Andela hosts Women in Tech Event in partnership with Australian Government

Andela, the technology company that builds distributed engineering teams with Africa's top software engineers recently hosted a Women in Tech event in Nairobi. The event was hosted in partnership with the Australian Government.

The event was graced by Her Excellency Alison Chartres - the Australian High Commissioner to Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda; Ambassador to Burundi; designate to Somalia, as well as Dr Stephanie Fahey - CEO of the"...

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February 12, 2020


Google announces $1M child online safety fund in Africa

In recognition of Safer Internet Day, Google has announced a $1M pan-African Google fund to support innovative ideas around privacy, trust and safety for families online across sub-Saharan Africa. It also launched its landmark child online safety programme, Be Internet Awesome, in South Africa, the Netherlands and Nigeria today.

Be Internet Awesome seeks to help minors explore the internet safely and confidently, while the grant will"...

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February 9, 2020


Japan’s NEDO and Panasonic Achieve the World’s Highest Conversion Efficiency of 16.09% for Largest-area Perovskite Solar Cell Module

Panasonic Corporation has achieved the world's highest energy conversion efficiency of 16.09% for a perovskite solar module (Aperture area 802 cm2: 30 cm long x 30 cm wide x 2 mm thick) by developing lightweight technology using a glass substrate and a large-area coating method based on inkjet printing. This was carried out as part of the project of the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), which is working on the Development of Technologies to Reduce Power Generation Costs for High-Performance"...

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February 9, 2020


Choueiri selects JW Player for outstream video ad-serving 

DMS, the official digital arm of Choueiri Group, has signed with leading independent video technology company, JW Player to serve outstream video advertising across all of Choueiri Group’s partnering publisher websites in the Middle East. The new partnership will offer Choueiri Group and DMS increased control of the monetisation of their outstream video advertising.

JW Player pioneered video on the web over a decade ago and continues to innovate"...

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February 8, 2020


GSMA Provides Latest Update on Coronavirus

The GSMA regret to see Ericsson’s decision not to attend MWC Barcelona this year as they are an important player in our ecosystem. We respect their decision and are reassured by their commitment that they will be at MWC Barcelona 2021 in full force and our rebook trends for next year’s event remain high. Ericsson’s cancellation will have some impact on our presence at this time and will potentially have further impact.

It is of"...

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