FinTech Hive at DIFC has announced that it will begin accepting applications for its 2018 programme starting Sunday, 20th May, kicking off a competitive search for the top financial technology (fintech) and insurance technology (insurtech) innovators in the region.
The annual cost of damages caused by cybercrimes is expected to reach $6 trillion by 2021, according to a recent industry report.
Emirates NBD has announced the launch of its own private cloud platform. The move is part of the bank’s ongoing AED 1 billion IT transformation.
Emirates NBD has become the first to successfully go-live at scale with ‘Cheque Chain’, integrating blockchain technology to reduce cheque fraud.
The technology industry is constantly going through changes as companies’ appetite for innovation increase and customer demands evolve.
Expo 2020 Dubai has recently signed Cisco to provide its latest technology innovations that to enable seamless digital experiences at the site.
Microsoft, Oracle and SAP have reportedly been signed as partners of the Dubai Future Foundation to support the One Million Arab Coders initiative.
In an exclusive interview with Tahawul Tech, Evans Munyuki said that “tech-fins” – companies that are technology focused, but are now considering the potential of financial services, could offer serious competition to traditional non-digitised banking.
Liv., the lifestyle digital bank by Emirates NBD, has announced two new features within its mobile app, allowing customers to instantly split bills with friends and family, and tag their expenses according to personalised categories.
Miguel Rio Tinto has been appointed chief information officer (CIO) to lead the Group’s IT division, and Evans Munyuki has been appointed as chief digital officer (CDO) to lead the Group’s newly established Digital Office.