Saudi Arabia has reportedly launched a new smartphone application offering users access to key information on the Kingdom’s judicial system.
Saudi Arabia’s “Hour of Code” records 1.6 million students
Microsoft has unveiled engagement insights from ‘Hour of Code’ an initiative held in partnership with Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Education.
Saudi-based telco opens joint ICT Academy with Huawei
Saudi Arabian telecommunications services company Mobily and Huawei have launched the first Joint ICT Academy among operators in the Kingdom.
noon launches private label “east by noon”
noon, the region’s homegrown digital marketplace, is growing its product portfolio by launching its own private label, east, in a bid to offer customers more choice.
Dubai, Saudi oil giant to foster digitisation in energy sector
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Saudi Aramco to foster collaboration on energy and smart grid innovations.
Saudi bank becomes first Middle East firm to offer staff training on AI
Saudi-based bank Alawwal has partnered with leading global tech firm Reaktor to train its entire workforce on the basics of artificial intelligence (AI).
Saudi Arabia inks deal to accelerate digitisation at Two Holy Mosques
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.
Chinese tech giant opens first flagship store in Saudi Arabia
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.
Five Saudi startups qualify for Badir programme’s third edition
Saudi Arabia’s Badir Business Accelerator Programme has announced that five technology companies have qualified for the programme’s third cohort.
Saudi Arabia to set up new platform to drive digital transformation
Saudi Aramco and the Saudi Information Technology Company signed an agreement to set up a joint venture firm that will develop a platform to invest in high potential growth companies in the ICT sector.
Dubai-based tech unicorn enters online food delivery sector
UAE-based Careem has announced the launch of its online delivery platform for goods and services.
Saudi Aramco inks JV with US-based cyber defence giant
Saudi Aramco and Raytheon Company have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a joint venture company that will develop and provide cybersecurity services in the Kingdom and the region.
Digital currency to speed up UAE-Saudi Arabia cross-border transactions
The UAE and Saudi Arabia have started using fintech for cross-border settlements, including a digital currency which they jointly developed for that purpose.
Saudi Arabia opens first-ever virtual school
Saudi Arabia has recently inaugurated the region’s first virtual school, the Sabya Directorate of Education announced.