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The supply of residential units in Dubai continued to increase over the quarter, according to JLL’s Q3 2017 Dubai Real Estate Market Overview report.

BT, one of the world's leading providers of communications services and solutions, and Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd. (TSE: 6501), has announced a global partnership to co-create innovative solutions in the area of industrial and enterprise internet of things (IoT). The partnership aims to drive better business outcomes for global customers, including greater efficiency, productivity and cost savings. The companies will initially focus on exploring and designing asset intelligence and predictive maintenance solutions to deliver the desired outcomes for customers in industry sectors such as manufacturing and transportation.

GMC has announced first details of the exciting line-up of models that it will be showcasing at this year’s Dubai International Motor Show (14-18 November 2017). GMC’s all-new 2018 Terrain and 2018 Yukon Denali will both make their Middle East debuts, while visitors to the show will also be able to view a new special edition concept model, on display for the first time anywhere in the world.

Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, has revealed that almost half of the IT decision makers (ITDMs) at 250+ employee organizations in the Middle East believe that cybersecurity is still not a significant priority for board members despite high profile cyberattacks continuing to occur according to findings of Fortinet’slatestGlobal Enterprise Security Survey. The research also highlights thatmany IT professionals believe that the transition to the cloud as part of their organizations’ digital transformation will in turn make security a growing priority.

Western Motors is to revamp its Abu Dhabi headquarters on Airport Road, more than doubling its current size.