Amazon.com is looking to expand its reach in Saudi Arabia by adding several jobs to its Riyadh operations, according to a Bloomberg report.
Crypto miners turn their focus to VPNs, football streaming sites: research
80% of GCC firms still rely on passwords for authentication: study
Four in five large GCC enterprises still rely solely on usernames and passwords for authentication to corporate networks, according to Microsoft’s Digital Transformation survey.
Facebook’s new data policy causes temporary heartbreak for Tinder users
Facebook’s latest API changes led to a momentary setback in virtual romance on Wednesday, as Tinder users were trapped in a log-in loop and unable to access their account.
YouTube assailant “hated” the company
Alibaba files trademark lawsuit against Dubai-based firm
Alibaba Group Holding has reportedly filed a trademark lawsuit against Dubai-based firm ‘Alibabacoin,’ arguing that it caused confusion by using its trademarked name to raise more than $3.5 million in cryptocurrency.
Spying on spouse’s phone could land Saudi residents in prison
Saudi Arabia has reportedly announced a new law that criminalises the act of spying on your spouse’s mobile phone.
Mohammed bin Salman meets with US tech execs
During his visit, the crown prince met individually with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and CEO Satya Nadella, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
How sustainable tech is transforming Middle East utilities
Frederic Abbal, Executive Vice President – Infrastructure, Schneider Electric, tells Tahawul Tech how digital technology is playing a key role in the solutions for new energy world problems.
Dubai’s Careem in talks to raise $500m in new funds
Some of the new money raised could go towards new business lines, one source said, adding Careem may be looking to diversify ahead of a potential initial public offering (IPO).
“We’ve lost control,” says World Wide Web creator Tim Berners-Lee
The Web has become a necessity of life, though it has been a “recurring battle to keep it open and transparent,” said Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web.
Saudi Aramco seals US deals worth $10bn
Saudi Aramco has announced commercial cooperation worth over $10 billion with 14 American companies during Saudi-US CEOs forum in New York, including a number of tech firms.
Saudi Aramco joins with US tech giants in slew of deals worth $10bn
The new array of deals signed include collaborations with firms supplying digital technologies and cooperation in the field of environmental conservation, climate change and the development of innovation, Saudi Aramco CEO said.
AI to boost UAE economy by AED 335 billion
The UAE Council for AI met this week to discuss the significant national economic benefits of adopting AI, which is expected to increase economic output by 26 percent.