ISSUE # 10
60mins Day 5 – PM (2017)
0 1The International Government Communication Forum (IGCF 2018) has invited a host of Arab and international luminaries to shed light on the leading role women play in inspiring digital communities.
0 4A new study from Juniper Research has found that international digital P2P remittances conducted via mobile and online platforms will exceed $300 billion globally by 2021, up from an estimated $225 billion in 2018.
0 5Saudi Arabia has reportedly approved its national nuclear programme policy as tabled by Khalid Al-Falih, energy minister and chairman of the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy.
0 6In 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.
0 12Microsoft has announced plans to build its first Middle East and North Africa data centres in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. …
0 10Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Interior has reportedly launched a new smartphone app to help protect individual privacy.
0 6BP Oman HR advisor Asmahan Mustafa is the first Omani woman to have represented the Sultanate at Technofest, an internal BP competition.
0 5Security Advisor ME’s CISO 30 Awards and Conference to spotlight projects that have demonstrated security innovation and business value.
0 17Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered multiple security vulnerabilities in popular smart cameras that are frequently used as baby monitors, or for internal home and office security surveillance.
0 13Booz Allen Hamilton and Kaggle launched the 2018 Data Science Bowl, a 90-day competition that calls on thousands of participants globally to train deep learning models to examine images of cells and identify nuclei, regardless of the experimental setup—and without human intervention
0 62 Dubai Police has proposed a number of new projects under the theme “Police Without Policemen” as part of …
0 14The Dubai Municipality's Buildings Department has developed a new smart calculator to measure the environmental impact of the use of concrete in construction projects and compare it to the baseline that it has developed in advance.
0 26At the fifth edition of the Internet of Things Middle East 2018 conference, taking place at Armani Hotel Dubai, Dubai …
0 8Women at Microsoft working in US-based technical jobs filed 238 internal complaints about gender discrimination or sexual harassment between 2010 and 2016, according to court filings made public on Monday.
0 26Mohamed Fayed, Al Tayer Group’s senior vice president of omnichannel, tells tahawultech.com how the firm has created a standalone department …
0 14Oman will put the spotlight on how artificial intelligence will impact the education sector in an upcoming symposium at the Sultanate.
0 17The two companies will focus on driving adoption of Avaya’s solutions to key industry verticals in Egypt, enabling them to provide richer communications experiences to their customers and employees.
0 18The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, MBRSC, has announced 35 vacancies for Emirati youth at Careers UAE.
0 12Sixty-five percent of “fast track women,” - a group that progresses to manager level within five years of employment, versus 49 percent of all women and 55 percent of men, use technology to attend everyday meetings virtually rather than being there in person.