Organisations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are facing immense challenges brought by evolving cyber threats that are moving beyond attacks such as phishing, denial-of-service, and credential compromise.
Global tech innovator and Apple Computers co-founder Steve Wozniak will share his thoughts and predictions on the current and future state of the global financial technology industry at the upcoming Fintastic Bahrain Week.
A region-first, the initiative saw Twitter turn an everyday work journey into an enriching and educative experience, with curated, real-time conversations of what’s happening in a key market for UAE businesses; Saudi Arabia.
In the MENA region, over 11 million users on Facebook discussed the Egyptian National Team, while more than 10 million discussed the Moroccan team.
StarLink has announced the signing of the distribution partnership with ATAR Labs for the Middle East and North Africa.
In recent months, the UAE has carved out its place on the global e-commerce map – and quite deliberately so. In October 2017, for example, the Dubai Airport Free Zone launched Dubai CommerCity.
Dubai-based ride-hailing firm Careem is creating about 80,000 jobs for men and women every month, the firm’s co-founder said.
“Today we are witnessing colossal advancements across all technologies with 5G to be a game changer as it aims to bring in evolution that would elevate services, performance and enablement revolutionising verticals like transport, energy, smart cities, security/surveillance and health.”
The current MENA fintech market is estimated at $2 billion and expected to witness an annual growth of $125 million until 2022, according to MENA Research Partners (MRP).
UK-based Veragon Water Solutions has commercially launched a technology that provides a cost-effective and sustainable source of mineralised drinking water by harnessing the humidity from the air, in the Middle East.