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MWC exclusive: LaLiga and modernising footballing experiences

MWC exclusive: LaLiga and modernising footballing experiences
Virtual reality, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, cloud. Novel subject areas that resonated throughout Barcelona in the week beginning February 25th, but not technologies that m

MWC exclusive: How KPMG is helping to put smaller enterprises on the map

MWC exclusive: How KPMG is helping to put smaller enterprises on the map
MWC is not just about the world’s tech giants showcasing their latest inventions. A short, but traffic-laden trip up the road from Fira Gran Via is Fira Montjuïc, home to 4YFN (Four Years Fr

MWC exclusive: An interview with SAP on the increasingly customer-centric cloud

MWC exclusive: An interview with SAP on the increasingly customer-centric cloud
By 2022, some 28 percent of spend in key IT segments will shift to the cloud. In monetary terms, IDC calculates that public cloud services spend in 2018 hit $180 billion, a massive year on y

MWC exclusive: AT&T and the importance of innovation

MWC exclusive: AT&T and the importance of innovation
$170.8 billion in annual revenue, 273,000 employees, 150,000 network subscribers.The world’s largest telecommunications company, it’s hard to comprehend the stature of AT&T – a headache

MWC exclusive: Nokia - administering the intelligent

MWC exclusive: Nokia - administering the intelligent
“I guess I’m addicted to the next thing, the seemingly impossible.”Not only working as the Director of Enterprise Marketing at global telecommunications company Nokia but also residing in Si

MWC exclusive: Cisco's Gee Rittenhouse on the evolving cybersecurity landscape

MWC exclusive: Cisco's Gee Rittenhouse on the evolving cybersecurity landscape
From folding phones and flying taxis to VR driving experiences and 5G beehives, you could be forgiven for thinking that cybersecurity is the ugly duckling amongst MWC’s technological glitz and glam

MWC exclusive: Ericsson's Håkan Andersson talks 5G

MWC exclusive: Ericsson's Håkan Andersson talks 5G
Abba’s single ‘Does Your Mother Know’ has remained timeless since its release in 1979.Celebrating a landmark 40th anniversary next month, the song heavily featured in box office h

MWC exclusive: Lenovo's intelligent transformation

MWC exclusive: Lenovo's intelligent transformation
“I love technology, and there’s a lot of elements to that statement.“It’s constantly changing our world, right? The experiences you had maybe 10 or even five years ago are totally different

Event preview: The Business Show, London

Event preview: The Business Show, London
The Business Show is back! Returning once again to the ExCeL London on May 15th and 16th, the Europe’s biggest business exhibition will once again open its doors to 20,000-plus of the most intrepid

MWC exclusive: Vodafone's Phil Skipper on the future of IoT

MWC exclusive: Vodafone's Phil Skipper on the future of IoT
What is IoT? A simple question at first glance, but one which carries an ever-changing answer depending on who you speak to and when. For us it was Phil Skipper, Head of Business Deve

A look at Dubai’s newest luxury property project, XXII Carat

A look at Dubai’s newest luxury property project, XXII Carat
“A decade ago, Dubai was not a place to buy a home and settle down. “It was transient and short term and wasn’t taken seriously as somewhere you might want to spend the next 20 to 30 years o

Expert Eye: Salesforce on tackling the UK’s digital skills gap

Expert Eye: Salesforce on tackling the UK’s digital skills gap
Today, there are over 1.5 million people working in digital tech roles in the UK.The number of these across the country has grown at more than twice the rate of non-digital sectors, and now

E-governance: The foundation of a smart city

E-governance: The foundation of a smart city
To put e-governance in simple terms, would be the use of technology by governments to enhance the access to and delivery of government services with much greater efficiency, accuracy, consistency t

Startup disruptive technological solutions to be featured at 3rd Future Cities Show

Startup disruptive technological solutions to be featured at 3rd Future Cities Show
Future Cities Show will feature disruptive innovations as it holds its third edition on April 8-10, 2019 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Under the theme “Propelling Globalisation through Digital T

Event preview: The Dubai Family Office Forum

Event preview: The Dubai Family Office Forum
The Dubai Family Office Forum will reveal investment trends as it holds its fourth edition on February 5-6 2019 at The Palace Downtown in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Around 115 ultra-high net-wort

Q&A: DNV GL discusses the future of smart energy

Q&A: DNV GL discusses the future of smart energy
That cities need to become smarter and countries greener is no new train of thought. The Paris Agreement of 2015, adoption of which is widely accepted as necessary to avoid future climate ca

Talking technology with the BBC

Talking technology with the BBC
Long gone is the heyday of vinyl, something that millennials and Gen Z now refer to as ‘vintage’. In truth, the exponential world of technology that has fundamentally changed our lives is no

SIAL Middle East returns for yet another record breaking edition in 2018

SIAL Middle East returns for yet another record breaking edition in 2018
In 2018, SIAL Middle East is gearing towards to welcome 1,000+ exhibitors, 20,000+ visitors and up to 500 fully hosted VIP buyers. The event is held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mansour Bin Z

For the love of beer: An interview with Mahou San Miguel’s Erik d’Auchamp

For the love of beer: An interview with Mahou San Miguel’s Erik d’Auchamp
“An ice-cold Mahou I would describe as my staple, but some of our partner brewers’ beers like Avery’s coconut porter I also have a taste for at the moment. That’s the good thing about our port

Event preview: 2019 MENA Vehicle Aftersales Congress

Event preview: 2019 MENA Vehicle Aftersales Congress
Demand for cars in the Middle East is rising year by year, and the number of autos in the region is expected to reach 44.5 million by 2020. That makes MENA an eye-catching market for automob

Hi Europe & Ni 2018: Food Safety in Focus

Hi Europe & Ni 2018: Food Safety in Focus
Numerous exhibitors will demonstrate the industry’s innovative power in the new Expo FoodTec pavilion. Additionally, with food safety being a key topic, expert presentations will

The Southern Gas Corridor: Solving Europe's energy dilemma

The Southern Gas Corridor: Solving Europe's energy dilemma
The Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) is one of the most substantial oil & gas projects that has ever been seen.Inaugurated by Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan in the country’s Sangachal

Feature: How AGIS continues to supply a resurgent GCC construction industry

Feature: How AGIS continues to supply a resurgent GCC construction industry
It is well-documented that Gulf Corporation Council (GCC) countries are seeking to diversify their economies to reduce dependence on oil exports. Recent forecasts suggest the region’s GDP is

The export opportunity in Saudi Arabia

The export opportunity in Saudi Arabia
One of my priorities in my role as HM Trade Commissioner is to ensure that British businesses know about the opportunities that exist in the sectors and geographies across my region, and how the De