CNME Editor Mark Forker spoke to Oko Davaasuren, Senior Director at TechStars, to learn more about his entrepreneurial journey, his …
UAE investors favoured US tech stocks in 2019: Saxo Bank
FinTech-focused multi-asset trading and investment firm Saxo Bank has revealed that US tech firms were the most traded among its UAE-based clients in 2019.
Uber files for long-anticipated IPO
Uber Technologies has filed paperwork for an initial public offering, according to three people with knowledge of the matter, reported …
UAE tech startup gets a nod from Silicon Valley
UAE-based startup Health at Hand has received recognition from Silicon Valley after winning a place on the coveted Blackbox Connect entrepreneurial immersion programme
An Apple store in KSA would allow men and women to work together
The iPhone maker is said to be spearheading a push by foreign consumer brands to remove a key obstacle in foreign investment in Saudi, encouraging an incremental step forward for women’s rights in the Kingdom and paving the way for Apple and others to open their first offices or shops in the country.
Saudi crown prince talks cybersecurity with Google execs
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman met with Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, and CEO Sundar Pichai on Thursday, concluding his three week whirlwind tour of visiting US tech titans.
Ericsson to open innovation hubs in the Middle East
Ericsson has announced plan to create new innovation hubs serving Middle East and Africa markets following the same global concept of Ericsson Garage.
Uber agrees to $245m payout to settle Waymo dispute
As part of the agreement, Uber is giving a 0.34% stake of the company to Waymo, and has also agreed not to use Waymo’s technology in its self-driving cars, though it maintains it never did.
Op-ed: The global tech industry can no longer ignore Saudi Arabia
Silicon Valley’s eye is now well and truly on Saudi Arabia. The Wall Street Journal reported that state-owned oil firm …
Google to open China AI research hub
Google has recently announced that it will be opening an artificial intelligence centre in China.