The UAE accounted for 2.4 million of the 1.7 billion ransomware attacks detected globally in Q1 of 2018, according to a recent report by cybersecurity solutions firm Trend Micro.
Excessive technology use to blame for child obesity in UAE, Saudi ArabiaNine in 10 children across UAE and KSA have access to tablets, smartphones or other handheld electronic devices with screens.1 2959
UAE parents “concerned” but “don’t take action” in protecting kids online
A majority of UAE parents (96 percent) worry about their children’s online safety but many may not know how to protect them, according to a recent study by Norton.
First look at the future of travel: Dubai to Abu Dhabi via hyperloop
A look at the first pod prototype for Dubai’s proposed 700mph Hyperloop was unveiled on Saturday.
SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son on the hunt for global tech unicorns
SoftBank Group Corp’s CEO Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday he plans to devote the bulk of his time on the double down on the firm’s ambitious tech investment strategy.
DIFC bolsters Dubai’s FinTech ecosystem with new deal
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has announced its partnership with Startupbootcamp to support the development of the growing FinTech and venture capital ecosystem in the Centre as well as promote entrepreneurship in the region.
Preparing young Emiratis in AI is vital for UAE’s future, says minister
Omar Sultan Al Olama, UAE’s Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, member of the Board of Trustees of Dubai Future Foundation and deputy managing Director, has revealed a new initiative that aims to equip the next generation of Emiratis with leadership skills.
UAE raises competitive and innovative spirit among youth
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, TRA, represented by ICT Fund, and in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Huawei, has launched the projects presentation phase of the “Seeds for the Future” 2018 Competition.
Uber launches new portal for women in Saudi Arabia
The company has reportedly launched a registration portal that will serve as a one-stop shop for Saudi women interested in driving on Uber.
Over 80% of UAE centennials are mobile gamers: study
The global gaming market will reach over $115 billion in 2018. At over $50 billion, the mobile gaming industry accounts for nearly half of all the global gaming revenue.
Microsoft plans to challenge Amazon with cashierless tech
Microsoft is reportedly working on technology that could be used to power check-out free retail stores.