NDRC will provide expertise and personnel throughout a three-month programme for 10 start-ups from the MENA region, with the OTF investing the required capital.
Oman’s Ooredoo connects 77,000 homes with ‘super fast’ fibre broadbandOman-based telecom provider Ooredoo has provided 77,000 homes across the Muscat region with super fast fibre home broadband from the existing fast home broadband. 0 4700
Bahrain’s Batelco to develop Tier III data centres
This latest project from Batelco is central to the overall data centre plan for Bahrain, in line with the vision to be a leading data hub in the region.
How Microsoft is enhancing Renault’s F1 2020 goal
Ahead of Sunday’s grand finale in Abu Dhabi, Tahawul Tech caught up with Renault Sport F1’s managing director Cyril Abiteboul to discuss the team’s partnership with Microsoft, and how this is impacting the overall goal of returning to championship status by 2020.
China’s EHang eyes 2018 roll-out of flying taxis in Dubai
EHang has also announced ambitious mass production plans to reach markets in Saudi Arabia, Singapore and several European cities.
SAP’s Topkoc resigns amid investigations into Gulf business practices
An SAP spokesperson confirmed that Topkock has resigned, and the company was currently investigating business activities in the region.
RAKBANK launches blockchain-enabled cross-border payments
Recognising the rising power of blockchain today, the bank has partnered with Ripple to enable “instant, frictionless, and secure money transfers.”
Transformation Talk | Weekly news round up 23.11.17
Transformation Talk gives you a weekly roundup of the biggest news in the technology industry.
Sophia’s creator David Hanson: ‘The Terminator scenario could still prevail’
David Hanson, the creator of humanoid robot Sophia, said that “we must appreciate that there are unintended consequences to every technology.”
Equinix’s Brian Lillie on the power of data
Brian Lillie, chief product officer, Equinix highlights the importance of data strategies in businesses today.
Etisalat targets UAE’s SMB sector with ‘non-stop’ data plan
Etisalat serves close to 300,000 SMB customers in the country, working closely with them in their digital transformation journey.