Saudi Arabia has recently announced a royal decree to establish an artificial intelligence (AI) centre, which is aimed at enhancing the drive toward innovation and digital transformation in the Kingdom.
Nutanix helps Saudi-based Gulf Stevedoring future-proof operations
Gulf Stevedoring Contracting Company (GSCCO), a port operator in the Saudi Arabia, has announced that it is leveraging Nutanix software to increase IT capacity to support growing operations across Saudi port facilities.
Saudi ICT strategy to bring $13 billion boost for economy
Saudi Arabia’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Strategy will contribute $13.3 billion to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) over the coming five years.
Huawei fuels ICT talent development and 5G awareness in Saudi Arabia
Huawei, in collaboration with Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), has hosted a dedicated 5G onboard training programme at MCIT’s headquarter.
Saudi Arabia calls for increased tech innovation to combat cyber-attacks
Increasing foreign cyber-attacks on Saudi Arabia are pushing for more institutionalisation by developing national cadres specialised to combat threats, according to cybersecurity expert Eng. Samer Omar.
Seera Group streamlines online booking experiences with Salesforce
Riyadh-based Seera Group (formerly Al Tayyar Travel Group) has opted Salesforce to digitally transform and enhance travel booking experiences for millions of travellers.
Saudi-based online grocery platfrom raises over $6 million in funding
Saudi-based online grocery platform Nana Direct has received $6.6 million in investments Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP) and Impact46.
Virgin Hyperloop One to build world’s first long-range test track in Saudi Arabia
Virgin Hyperloop One has announced a development partnership with the Saudi Arabia’s Economic City Authority (ECA) to conduct a study to build the world’s longest test and certification hyperloop track.
Saudi Railway Company, Huawei partner to develop smart railway system
Saudi Railway Company (SAR) has selected Huawei as its partner for developing a smart railway and digital transformation in the Kingdom.
Saudi Arabia’s Badir Program launches new initiative at Hajj Hackathon
Badir Program for Technology Incubators and Accelerators, officially launched the first business accelerator specialised in supporting and developing the works of entrepreneurs and projects participating in the recently-held Hajj Hackathon.
SANS Institute to bolster strategic security planning skills in Saudi Arabia
SANS Institute has announced SANS Riyadh 2019, a training event for cybersecurity professionals in Saudi Arabia, which will focus on developing skills in critical security and strategic security planning.
“E-commerce a part of our DNA”: noon.com’s Mohamed Alabbar
noon.com has recently hosted an event in Saudi Arabia, which was attended by Saudi businesses and entrepreneurs, and featured a keynote by founder Mohamed Alabbar.
Oracle inks new deal to enable startup growth in Saudi Arabia
Oracle and Saudi Arabia start up consultancy firm OceanX have partnered to help Saudi entrepreneurs set up their startups and drive growth with latest digital technologies.
“Internet of Things critical to business growth”: UAE and Saudi firms
A majority of medium-to-large organisations in the UAE and Saudi Arabia believe that Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies will become critical to business growth for the next five years.