Digital Transformation: Phoenix Contact Creates New Platforms, Alliances and Partnerships

Digital Transformation: Phoenix Contact Creates New Platforms, Alliances and Partnerships

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): Phoenix Contact achieved sales of EUR 2.38 billion in 2018 with sales growth of 8%. At the same time, the number of employees increased to 17,400 worldwide. “From a global perspective, we had very good growth figures in the markets, but had to accept negative currency effects,” says CEO Frank Stührenberg. “In Germany, still our most important market for Phoenix Contact, we again achieved a very good result with 7%. There was double-digit growth in all regions of the world”. The company invested €207 million…

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PIVOT Fintech Gets Capital Markets Services License From The Monetary Authority Of Singapore

PIVOT Fintech Gets Capital Markets Services License From The Monetary Authority Of Singapore

License to allow launch of direct-to-consumer, AI-driven wealth management services SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)-– PIVOT Fintech Pte. Ltd. (“PIVOT”), the digital wealth management technology services venture backed by Pintec Technology Holdings Ltd. (“PINTEC”; NASDAQ: PT) and FWD Group announced today that it has been granted a Capital Markets Services (“CMS”) license by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). PIVOT’s CMS license, which comes after the recently published MAS Guidelines on the Provision of Digital Advisory Services on 8 October 2018, allows the company to offer AI-driven investment services directly to retail clients.…

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Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Africa’s vast aviation potential as the continent continues to increase airline frequency to the GCC will be explored at the Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India and Africa – co-located with Arabian Travel Market 2019 and taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre on Tuesday 30th April and Wednesday 1st May. With up to 300 delegates, the forum will include a packed conference programme, panel discussion and airline & industry briefings as well as unlimited one-to-one meetings pre-scheduled for airlines, airports and suppliers – all combined with endless informal opportunities for…

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Google is Saudi Arabia’s Most Influential Brand, According to Ipsos Survey

Google is Saudi Arabia’s Most Influential Brand, According to Ipsos Survey

Riyadh, KSA, April, 2019– Ipsos in KSA has announced the results of its“Most Influential Brands”survey, conducted for the first time in Saudi Arabia. The study measuredconsumer perceptions towards120 leading National, Regional, and Global brands in terms of their influence on people, based on a comprehensive list of attributes. This survey is part of an annual global effort conducted by Ipsos across 17 markets around the world. Google Takes Top Spot For this first edition, the tech giant Google took the number one spot as the most influential brand in Saudi…

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Mustang World’s Best-selling Sports Coupe for 4th Straight Year; Ford Dials-Up Celebrations For Pony Car’s 55th Birthday

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DUBAI, UAE, APRIL 17, 2019 – As Ford Motor Company marksMustang’s 55th birthday on National Mustang Day on April 17, enthusiasts everywhere are celebrating the world’s best-selling sports coupe for the fourth consecutive year. From Australia to Peru, Mustang reigns as the best-selling sports coupe in the world for 2018, selling 113,066,according to data from IHS Markit. 2018 not onlymarks the fourth-straight year of Mustang’s global leadership as the world’s best-selling sports coupe, but also as best-selling sports coupe in the United States, where Ford sold75,842 Mustangs last year. “We…

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du announces refreshed, customer-focused approach

du announces refreshed, customer-focused approach

Dubai, UAE, 17 April 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, is launching a new brand campaign called “Be more you” that emphasizes the self-identification of its users and align with the more human, modern and digital ethos of the telco. Building on the foundational “Add life to life”, the refreshis meant to create a positive impact on people’s lives and enable them to follow their dreams. The refreshed brand identity comes at a critical inflection point in du’s growth and helps prepare it for the next phase.This is a…

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Turkish Airlines continues its expansion. The national flag carrier added Marrakech, the crimson city of Morocco, to its ever-expanding flight network.

Turkish Airlines continues its expansion. The national flag carrier added Marrakech, the crimson city of Morocco, to its ever-expanding flight network.

Successfully completing its“Great Move” process and transferring all of its passenger operations to its new hub, Istanbul Airport, Turkish Airlines now adds Marrakech, tourist city of Morocco, to its flight network. As the national flag carrier’s first inaugural flight from its new home, Marrakech became Turkish Airlines’ the second destination in Morocco while becoming its 308th destination globally. Starting on April 15th, Istanbul – Marrakech – Istanbul direct flights will be commenced five days of a week as Turkish Airlines reinforces its title of flying to more international destinations than…

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Two new models join the ranks of the Marine Torpilleur Military collection!

Two new models join the ranks of the Marine Torpilleur Military collection!

Le Locle, April 17, 2019 – Two new recruits have joined the Marine Torpilleur Military squadron. In black and khaki or bronze and midnight blue, these modern war machines seem to have come straight out of the barracks: casual, comfortable and as minimalist as the torpedo ships that lent them their name. This spring, UlysseNardin pays tribute to its military heritage by expanding its Marine Torpilleur Military collection with two new models in khaki and bronze – two military-style limited editions of 300 pieces each, which are at once formal…

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OPPO unveils Reno Series with 10xZoom andPivot Rising Camera

OPPO unveils Reno Series with 10xZoom andPivot Rising Camera

Dubai,UAE – April17, 2019:Only days after the official global unveil,OPPO—a leading global smartphone brand—has officially launched its newest smartphone series, Reno, in the Middle East. The company selected Dubai as the location for the premium series’ first international launch, emphasizing the strategic importance of the region to OPPO’s global brand strategy. The Reno series includes two new smartphones: OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition and the Reno Edition. Both are stunningly designed, with notch-free full view OLED displays, a breakthrough side-swing, pop-up selfie camera, and powerful hardware capabilities. Reno version will…

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Arabic audiobook version of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone now available on Storytel app

رواية “هاري بوتر وحجر الفيلسوف” بنسختها الصوتية العربية متوفرة للمرة الأولى عبر تطبيق “ستوريتل”

Remaining books in the series to be gradually released throughout 2019 Storytel, the Arabic division of Europe’s leading platform for audiobooks, announced today that the Arabic audiobook version of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – the first novel in the widely popular Harry Potter series by British author J.K. Rowling – is now available for download on its app. The latest announcement – made at Kuttab Café, Dubai – comes 12 weeks after Storytel officially revealed its collaboration with Pottermore Publishing, the global digital publisher of stories from the…

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ADSSSA teams up with Microsoft to host Innovation Summit

ADSSSA teams up with Microsoft to host Innovation Summit

Digital transformation experts from Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority and Microsoft gather to address nation’s innovators, business executives, IT decision makers on topics such as AI, hybrid cloud, data management and compliance Abu Dhabi, April 22, 2019 – Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority (ADSSSA) today (Monday, April 22, 2019) partnered with Microsoft, to host an Innovation Summit at Jumeirah Etihad Towers, in the UAE capital. The event connected over 500 IT decision-makers with digital transformation experts to help them achieve more and further emphasised on how…

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Danat Al Ain Unveils an Exclusive Spring Time Package

Danat Al Ain Unveils an Exclusive Spring Time Package

Al Ain, UAE ( April 21, 2019) – Explore an adventurous getaway at Danat Al Ain resort with their special tailored Spring Time Treat package starting from AED 299. Experience the serenity of the resort with a luxurious staycation this spring and enjoy scenic views of the lush greenery and beautifully landscape gardens while experiencing signature comfort and luxury. Patrons can indulge in luscious morning staples at Arabesque restaurant, that offers mouthwatering selections from English to Arabian themed breakfast dishes. What’s more, enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the property and access…

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Ushering a New Era of Excellence, Rixos Hotels Announces its Debut in Hurghada, Egypt with Three New Properties

Ushering a New Era of Excellence, Rixos Hotels Announces its Debut in Hurghada, Egypt with Three New Properties

Egypt, 21 April 2019: Erkan Yildirim, the Board Member and Managing Director of Rixos Hotels Egypt announced the culmination of its expansion plans in Egypt with three new properties in Makadi Bay, Magawish, and Sahl Hasheesh, all located in the emerging tourist destination- Hurghada. The new ultra-all-inclusive resorts are all slated to open its doors toward the end of the year. The brand new beach-front properties heralds in a new era of excellence for Rixos Hotels through superlative ultra-all-inclusive experiences, comprising of inspiring and luxuriant guest rooms, suites, private villas,…

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Emirates Park Zoo & Resort Participates in ‘International Banana Day’ with Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi

Emirates Park Zoo & Resort Participates in ‘International Banana Day’ with Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 21 March 2019: To celebrate the humble fruit, the leading zoo destination, Emirates Park Zoo & Resort has partnered with Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi in celebrating ‘International Banana Day’. Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi is offering their guests, a free drink at any of their lounges in exchange for a banana. The banana will then be collected and donated to Emirates Park Zoo which will be used to feed the elephants. What’s more, the zoo will also provide discount vouchers for Le Royal Meridien…

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Emircom celebrates success of long-standing partnership with Cisco

Emircom celebrates success of long-standing partnership with Cisco

UAE’s leading systems integrator provides support to Cisco Connect 2019 as Diamond Sponsor Abu Dhabi, April 21, 2019 In line with its continuous efforts to usher the region’s growth in digital technology, Emircom, one of the UAE’s leading systems integrators has proactively supported Cisco in its regional event – Cisco Connect 2019, as an exclusive Diamond Sponsor of the event, which was recently held at Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai. The bi-annual event has attracted the attendance of more than 2,000 technology providers and customers in the region, where Emircom showcased…

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India’s Iconic Markaz Knowledge City Promises High Returns for Expat Investors

India’s Iconic Markaz Knowledge City Promises High Returns for Expat Investors

Promoting a knowledge-based community with higher cultural values, the integrated township will showcase excellence in academics, science, technology, innovation, commerce, health and lifestyle.  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 22, 2019, (AETOSWire): Markaz Knowledge City (MKC), India’s first knowledge city developed at an estimated investment of US$ 435 million (INR 30 billion) and spanning over 125 acres of land in the South Indian state of Kerala, will go functional at full-scale this year promising massive investment returns for Indian expatriates. The education-focused integrated infra-development and the futuristic township combining cultural, educational,…

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Arzan Wealth Advises On Acquisition of Portfolio of Three Office Buildings in Amsterdam

Arzan Wealth Advises On Acquisition of Portfolio of Three Office Buildings in Amsterdam

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): Arzan Wealth (DIFC) Limited (‘Arzan Wealth’), a Dubai-based advisory firm regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority, is pleased to announce that it has advised on the acquisition of a portfolio of three newly refurbished office buildings in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (“Quarter Offices buildings”). The Quarter Offices buildings are located in the Sloterdijk business district in Amsterdam, which is a growing and important office location for business services, and includes several head offices.  The properties are immediately adjacent to Amsterdam’s A10 ring road which provides…

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Nikon Products, Including the Latest Z Series Mirrorless Cameras, Receive the TIPA WORLD AWARDS 2019

Nikon Products, Including the Latest Z Series Mirrorless Cameras, Receive the TIPA WORLD AWARDS 2019

‘Z 7 voted as Best Full Frame Professional Camera, amongst the accolades received from the reputable international awards’ Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): TIPA WORLD AWARDS recognise the best products in the photography and imaging industry, and Nikon Middle East FZE. is pleased to present four products which are recipients of the prestigious TIPA WORLD AWARDS 2019 sponsored by the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA), a global authority in the industry. The Nikon D3500 digital SLR camera was selected for the Best DSLR Camera award, the mirrorless camera Nikon Z…

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Dewan Architects and Engineers is Expanding into South East Asia

Dewan Architects and Engineers is Expanding into South East Asia

Dubai-based architectural engineering studio is spreading its international footprint. Committed to leveraging the firm’s experience in the Middle East, Dewan Architects and Engineers is making significant inroads into SE Asia. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 April 2019, (AETOSWire): With SE Asian countries experiencing record growth and development and setting new standards for design and hospitality concepts, Dewan Architects and Engineers is keen to actively participate in the success of these economies and to tap into the wealth of experience and expertise they have amassed during their 35 years of operation.…

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AURAK Starts Up

AURAK Starts Up

Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), in cooperation with Khalifa Fund and Google, organized the RAK 19 Startup Weekend to facilitate future entrepreneurs in developing projects into market ready products. With the sponsorship of the Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development and the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, RAK 19 Startup Weekend was an event hosted at AURAK that attracted 190 participants with 31 new business ideas from across the United Arab Emirates, desiring to evolve an idea into…

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