The Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ net worth broke $150 billion on Monday morning, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, making him the “richest man in modern history.”
UAE-based online shopping platform Noon aims to enter the online groceries business in the next six months, said the company’s founder Mohamed Alabbar said in a recent interview with CNN.
Russia became the target of nearly 25 million cyber-attacks during the FIFA World Cup tournament, according to President Vladimir Putin.
The introduction of Value Added Tax (VAT) this year, UAE is all set to incorporate innovation across VAT legislations to be able to lead as a global VAT player.
Norway will promote its innovations, technologies and further development of the country’s ocean industries to a global audience of millions, after confirming its participation at Expo 2020 Dubai.
Sipchem has launched its innovation club ‘Sipchem Tech’ in Saudi Arabia with the aim of building the capabilities of the youth in various fields, including artificial intelligence (AI), programming, 3D printing and robotics.
Visa and Startupbootcamp have hosted “FastTrack”, a mentoring session for startups participating in the Dubai Smart City Accelerator, which is hosted in Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre (dtec).
The event promises to attract leading programmers from around the world to innovatively leverage technology to enrich and enhance the Hajj experience for pilgrims.
Microsoft called for government regulation of facial recognition technology and for laws governing its acceptable uses.
Visa has partnered with mada to bring mada Pay, the first mobile payment solution that supports contactless (NFC) transactions in Saudi Arabia.
Khalifa University of Science and Technology and Yahsat have jointly announced that the Yahsat Space Lab has successfully completed the Assembly, Integration and Verification (AIV) of the engineering model of MYSAT-1.
Smart Dubai has organised a brainstorming session at its headquarters in Dubai Design District, d3, as part of its Smart Cities Hackathon.
Saudi Arabia is reportedly in talks with UAE and Bahrain to establish a coordinated approach to the regulation and nurturing of fintech startups in the region.
The UAE Space Agency highlighted its successes since 2014, during the fourth anniversary celebrations at Abu Dhabi’s Dusit Thani Hotel on 12 July 2018.