Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has donated 450 computers to the Donate Your Own Device (DYOD) campaign initiated by the Digital School, an initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
India has extended the deadline for companies to apply for its $2 billion manufacturing incentive scheme to attract big-ticket investments in IT hardware manufacturing, which covers products like laptops, tablets, personal computers and servers.
While several industries reel under the COVID-19 lockdown impact in India, personal computer (PC) and laptop majors like HP and Lenovo have seen a massive surge in bulk buying from corporates and enterprises to keep their workforce stay home, safe and connected.
Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has embarked on an initiative to give away laptops to the most frequent commuting students that use the metro and tram services to reach their schools and universities.
Sharjah Police have arrested a gang of 11 Asians for stealing 662 laptops worth Dhs2.4 million from the warehouse of an electronics company operating in the emirate.
India’s new policy directive restricting the import of laptops, tablets, personal computers and the need for companies to get an import licence, which is to come into immediate effect, is going to hurt the major computer manufacturers like Apple, HP, Lenovo, Dell and others because India imports two-thirds of its computer needs.