Emirates NBD, a leading banking group in the MENAT (Middle East, North Africa and Turkey) region, and MetLife, one of the world’s largest life insurance companies have announced a strategic partnership to provide insurance products and solutions to the bank’s extensive wealth, retail and SME customer base across the United Arab Emirates.
Preparing young Emiratis in AI is vital for UAE’s future, says ministerOmar 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.0 2903
How Saudi insurance firm Najm is leveraging technology to fight fraud
Deputy editor Giorgia Guantario sat down with Dr Mohammad Alsuliman, CEO of Najm for Insurance Services to understand how the …
Dubai digital bank launches new service to secure smartphones
UAE mobile phone owners can now enjoy complete protection for their devices with a new mobile insurance plan from Liv., the lifestyle digital bank by Emirates NBD.
Global spending on digital transformation to soar past $1 trillion
Worldwide spending on the technologies and services that enable the digital transformation (DX) of business practices, products, and organisations is forecast to be more than $1.1 trillion in 2018, an increase of 16.8 percent over the $958 billion spent in 2017.
Dubai AI-focused initiative to turn residents into “lifesavers”
Dubai aims to utilise artificial intelligence (AI) to help volunteers identify patients’ emergency cases and guide them through the necessary procedures to help save their lives while waiting for the ambulance, thus transforming every resident into a potential lifesaver.
KPMG, Google combine expertise to power digital experiences
KPMG International has announced an alliance with Google aimed at enabling organisations transform their business and operating models with secure cloud computing, machine learning (ML), enterprise mobility and advanced analytics technologies.
UAE bank launches virtual clinic
Al Hilal Bank has formed a new relationship with National Takaful Company – Watania, and opened an on-site virtual clinic at its headquarters in Abu Dhabi.
AI, blockchain to disrupt insurance sector: experts
The remarks were made during the recently held Dubai World Insurance Congress (DWIC) under the theme “Emerging markets, emerging technologies, emerging customers”.
Oman’s Blockchain Symposium highlights adoption growth
The event gathered together ministers and 700 participants to promote Oman as an enabling business environment for international Blockchain firms.
Xceedance invests in blockchain specialist ChainThat
Xceedance, a global provider of insurance consulting, managed services, technology and data sciences, has announced a multi-million dollar “Series A” …