Category Archives: Technology

01Mar/21

Sales Soars by 325% : Hisense Believes Laser TV is a Future Trend

Covid-19 speeds technology adoption and a remarkable surge appears in daily screen time. According to Omdia, global TV market sales in 2020 slightly increased over the year. A significant part of the growth comes from large screen TVs. Since launching the world’s first laser TV in 2014, Hisense (SSE: 600060) has strived to lead the innovation of laser display technology. In 2020, Hisense laser TV sales increased 325% overseas (Data source: Hisense Internal Report). Global TV players, such as Samsung and LG, have also joined in this potential market. Continue reading

27Feb/21

Stunning new photos from around the world showcase the beauty and importance of concrete

Concrete plays a fundamental role in the world around us and in our daily lives. It supports our communities, keeps us connected, and provides our homes, key infrastructure and the cities around us. The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) is celebrating concrete, the most used human-made material on our planet, with the release of the winning pictures from its ‘Concrete in Life 2020’ global photography competition. Continue reading

24Feb/21

Opera continues its growth in Africa with launch of Hype, an in-browser chat service for Opera Mini users

Opera (NASDAQ: OPRA) is announcing the launch of its new dedicated chat service Hype, built into mobile web browser Opera Mini. With the introduction of Hype, Opera is rethinking the concept of mobile browsers, providing users with a personalized, engaging browsing experience that enables seamless surfing, sharing and communication – without compromising speed or driving increased data consumption. Continue reading

22Feb/21

Majid Al Futtaim Taps IBM Food Trust to Deliver Food Traceability Across Carrefour Stores Using Blockchain Technology

Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia – owner and operator of the Carrefour franchise in these regions – and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Majid Al Futtaim has joined IBM Food Trust, a blockchain-enabled global ecosystem for the food industry run on IBM Cloud. Continue reading

17Feb/21

World’s fastest WordPress servers are based in Finland

According to ismyhostfastyet.com, a speed comparison published by Google’s employees, Finnish Seravo ranks third in the world. When only providers specialized exclusively in WordPress hosting are compared, Seravo beats the global competition by a clear margin. Since the first publication of the comparison in August 2019, Seravo has ranked high consistently, and kept increasing the lead. The latest results show the situation in November 2020. Continue reading

16Feb/21

Garry Kasparov at IMPROVATE Israel-UAE-Eastern Europe Cybersecurity spoke about Chess, Artificial intelligence, his role in the series The Queen’s Gambit

With the accelerated transition to remote work, cloud use, and the use of online payments, the number and cost of cyber-attacks on individuals, private companies and states has dramatically increased. The IMPROVATE Israel-UAE-Eastern Europe Cybersecurity Conference presented groundbreaking Israeli technologies in the field of cybersecurity, and also defense against circulation of fake news. Continue reading

12Feb/21

New EU Consortium shaping the future of Quantum Computing

An IQM Quantum Computers led consortium awarded € 12.4 Million by the German Ministry of Education and Research to commercialize application-specific quantum processors.

ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A project consortium which includes startups, industry, research centers, supercomputing centers and academia has come together to accelerate Europe´s Quantum leadership efforts. IQM Quantum Computers will bring the members of this project consortium together and lead this project as a system integrator. Continue reading

09Feb/21

Technology Futurist David Shrier Joins Imperial College Business School

Innovator to develop and deliver classes within the new Centre for Digital Transformation

LONDON, Feb. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Imperial College Business School has expanded its faculty with the appointment of technology futurist David Shrier to the position of Professor of Practice (Artificial Intelligence and Innovation). Continue reading

08Feb/21

AETA – A Revolutionary Breakthrough in the Forecasting of Earthquakes

SHENZHEN, China, Feb. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Recently, a research team from Peking University began working on a system designed to forecast earthquakes days before they occur with promisingly accurate results. People have begun moving into the digital world of harnessing big data and training AI to greatly assist mankind. Continue reading

05Feb/21

Spacecom Is Leading the Communications Revolution in Africa

The new communication platforms unveiled by Spacecom at IMPROVATE Communication Africa 2021 Conference, will enable African countries to achieve a leapfrog in the communication services they provide to their citizens

Keynote speaker Mr. Tony Blair: “Properly deployed satellite communication can be absolutely transformative for Africa.”

TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — IMPROVATE, which connects between Israeli technology companies and governments, held its Communication Africa 2021 conference in collaboration with Spacecom, a satellite communication provider, the owners and operators of the Amos satellites fleet. Spacecom specializes in advanced communication solutions and provides a wide range of satellite-based communication services throughout Africa, Middle- east and Europe. Continue reading