Facebook has advertised for “news credibility specialists” to fact-check content that appears on its site, after accusations of bias and the ongoing controversy over fake news.
How drones will reshape Middle East enterprises
If you’re a postman, look away now. Speedy home deliveries via drones are no longer science fiction myths. How soon can we expect this kind of service here in the Middle East, and how will it benefit the region’s enterprises?
Apple reduces orders for iPhone parts by 20%
Apple has reportedly asked suppliers to make 20 percent fewer components for the three new iPhones it plans to launch in the second half of 2018 compared to last year’s plans for its iPhone X and iPhone 8 models.
SoftBank appoints ex-Deutsche Bank exec to head Middle East operations
SoftBank Group Corp. is hiring former Deutsche Bank AG executive Faisal Rahman to head operations in the Middle East for …
Google bans use of its AI tech in weapons
Google has enforced a ban on its artificial intelligence software to be used in weapons or unreasonable surveillance efforts under …
BlackBerry unveils new KEY2 device to UAE customers
Featuring an iconic physical keyboard and loaded with BlackBerry Limited’s “best security and privacy enhancements” to date, this all-new BlackBerry smartphone packs a number of features that are firsts for any BlackBerry smartphone.
Husni Hammoud on bringing Ivanti to the Middle East
Having recently launched its Dubai office, Ivanti hosted its first Partner Kick Off event in the region in April, highlighting the firm’s new strategy around bringing siloed areas of a business together.
Ivanti’s Brickell on the opportunities for partners in the Middle East
Speaking at the recent Partner Kick Off event, Andrew Brickell, sales director, UK and Middle East, discusses the opportunities available to partners in the region following the opening of Ivanti’s office in Dubai.
Saudi’s high-speed train on track to begin operations soon
The railway will be able to carry 60 million passengers a year by the time it is fully operational at the beginning of 2019, Al-Amoudi said.
Uber in talks to resume service in Abu Dhabi
Mohamed Darwish Al Qamzi, General Manager of The Center for Regulation of Transport by Hire Cars (Transad), told reporters he was confident Uber would resume services.
Abu Dhabi Municipality digitally links over 200 UAE entities
Abu Dhabi City Municipality (ADM) has completed the e-link project with Abu Dhabi Judicial Department under which official transactions will be based on a centralised digital system for both parties.
Gemalto teams up with Qualcomm Technologies to drive eSIM innovation
The partnership is set to pave the way for iSIM commercialisation on a growing range of PCs, laptops and tablets, and will support the integration of Gemalto’s eSIM technology.
“Disability will be overcome through tech innovation,” says bionic man
Speaking at a lecture in Abu Dhabi yesterday, the indomitable Hugh Herr, a professor at MIT, refused to view his body as “broken” after he suffered severe frostbite on a climbing trip in New Hampshire, reckoning that technology might be broken but a human being can never “break”.
Tech titans top world’s most valuable brands list
Technology brands have once again dominated in the Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking, accounting for over 50 percent of the top 100 and eight out of the top ten companies.