Commercial rollouts of 5G and larger than previously forecasted deployments of cellular IoT are focal points in the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report.
Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala announces $400M European tech fund
Mubadala Investment Company of Abu Dhabi has announced plans to create a $400 million fund to invest in leading European technology companies.
ServiceNow uses bot technology to improve customer service
ServiceNow has announced new conversational bot technology dubbed “Virtual Agent,” designed to improve customer and employee experiences by getting work completed quickly through more natural interactions and real-time automated resolution.
3D printing brings new life to double amputee Emirati
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) in partnership with Mediclinic, Mercuris and Immensa Technology Labs, helped an Emirati double amputee recently became the first to receive 3D printed transtibial prosthetics.
Dubai AI-focused initiative to turn residents into “lifesavers”
Dubai aims to utilise artificial intelligence (AI) to help volunteers identify patients’ emergency cases and guide them through the necessary procedures to help save their lives while waiting for the ambulance, thus transforming every resident into a potential lifesaver.
UAE crypto firm first in MENA to receive regulatory sandbox licence
Palmex, a digital asset exchange powered by ArabianChain Technology, has become the first and only cryptocurrency exchange in the Middle East and North Africa to receive a Regulatory Sandbox License.
Top international space agencies to descend to Dubai in 2022
Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), a member of the SpaceOps executive committee, has announced that it will be hosting SpaceOps 2022 in Dubai, the international conference on space operations and data systems.
Technology a game-changer for Middle East M&A deals: experts
The fundamentals of merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in the GCC region have not been significantly affected by artificial intelligence (AI) and still rely on human cognition.
Noon brings top US products to the Middle East with eBay tie-up
noon, the Middle East’s homegrown digital marketplace, is bringing the global marketplace of eBay closer to customers in the region with a new partnership.
Virgin Mobile offers exclusive data plan for Samsung users
Virgin Mobile UAE has partnered with Samsung to deliver an exclusive mobile data offering in the UAE.
Mobile subscriptions to reach 20M in UAE
Mobile phone subscriptions in the UAE have increased to around 20 million by end of April 2018, according to statistics released by the TRA.
Dubai travelers can now opt for home check-in service
Passengers flying out from Dubai can now enjoy the convenience of checking in their baggage and getting their boarding passes right from their home or hotel.
Oman confirms plans to launch satellites
Oman is planning to launch two medium-sized satellites into orbit, according to the Minister of Transport and Communications.
Facebook adds Arabic in iOS version
Arabic is widely spoken amongst the 169 million people who use Facebook every month in the MENA region on mobile.