The UAE has registered a healthy 14 percent increase in the first half of 2018, in line with recent government initiatives aiming to accelerate progress on National Agenda goals, according to the latest Monster Employment Index (MEI).
Dubai enters phase one of emirate-wide strategy to go paperlessSmart Dubai has broken ground on the first phase of implementing the Dubai Paperless Strategy, which seeks to digitise internal and external transactions at government entities and save time and effort for employees and customers alike.0 7823
India-UAE AI Bridge to bring $20B in economic benefits
The UAE and Invest India have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the India – UAE Artificial Intelligence Bridge. The …
Newly uncovered threat actor targets Middle East government firms
Symantec has uncovered the operations of a threat actor named Leafminer that is targeting a broad list of government organisations and business verticals in various regions in the Middle East since at least early 2017.
Dubai accelerator to grant up to $2M to tech innovators
Techstars in partnership with GINCO Investments, and Dubai Future Foundation’s Area 2071 initiative has opened the applications for the second edition of the Techstars Dubai accelerator programme.
Abu Dhabi eyes new hub to accelerate blockchain excellence
The Department of Economic Development – Abu Dhabi has signed a new deal aimed at launching a new centre to support investment in technologies and innovative solutions such as blockchain.
Saudi Arabia Ministry of Finance, SAMA activate electronic transactions
The Ministry of Finance and the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) signed an agreement to activate e-transactions between them.
Oman among top Arab nations in digital government
Oman has scored 81% compared to 59% in 2016 survey to be the 2nd best country in the Arab region for online services in the UN eGovernment Survey 2018.
UAE, China tie up to accelerate Silk Road project
The agreement between the UAE and China is aimed at facilitating exchange and integration of commodities, technology and capital through mutual education and cooperation.
Dubai Chamber on-boards “360 Doctor” to foster health and wellness
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has revealed the latest initiative designed to ensure the well-being of its team members.
Facial recognition tech poses “human rights risks”: Microsoft president
Microsoft called for government regulation of facial recognition technology and for laws governing its acceptable uses.