Future Now, the innovation programme of Etisalat, has signed agreements with four scale-ups to develop AI and Blockchain solutions following the successful Dubai Future Accelerators programme.
With the theme ‘Propelling Globalization through Digital Transformation’, FCS will support the growth of smart city solutions such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, smart mobility, smart infrastructure, and sustainability as catalysts in achieving a healthy global digital economy.
Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) has announced the launch of the UAE telco sector’s first Women’s Council as part of its commitment to empowering women.
Saudi Arabia’s authorities have announced plans to improve the quality of technical services at the Two Holy Mosques, which are the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque.
Nestlé has adopted Workplace by Facebook as its global internal communication tool, to connect its workforce and better serve consumers.
Regional value-added distribution Spire Solutions has partnered with Digital Shadows to enable organisations effectively monitor external data and links.
The Roads of Transport Authority (RTA) and the Dubai Police has reportedly kicked off trials of driverless taxis in the emirate.
Smart Dubai is gearing up to launch the third round of the Global Blockchain Challenge, organised in partnership with successful local accelerator the Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA).
Emirates Islamic has introduced Cardless Cash Withdrawal – a unique feature available on the Bank’s Mobile Banking App.
Kaspersky Lab technologies have automatically detected a new exploited vulnerability in the Microsoft Windows OS kernel, the third consecutive zero-day exploit to be discovered in three months.
Huawei Tech Investment Saudi Arabia announced the inauguration of its first ever store in the Kingdom which opened at Riyadh Park Mall in the capital city Riyadh.
The Dubai Future Foundation has appointed Maha Khamis Al Mezaina as a Director of Area 2071.
Apple has announced that App Store customers worldwide set new spending records over the holidays, wrapping up a record-breaking year.
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Innovate Finance, an independent membership association that is at the heart of the UK’s FinTech ecosystem.