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Ford brings new hybrid vehicles to Middle East market
The Ford F-150 Hybrid is the first vehicle to be confirmed for launch in the Middle East as part of Ford’s electrified vehicles plan.
NetSuite co-founder Evan Goldberg talks strategy
One year after Oracle acquired the company he helped create, Evan Goldberg sits down to talk strategy.
Omantel inks $1.35bn deal to acquire 12% stake in Kuwait’s Zain
The agreement between Omantel and Zain will create the third largest combined telecoms group in the MENA region, with 52 million customers.
Uber seals multi-billion dollar SoftBank investment
The agreement lets SoftBank and other firms invest up to $1 billion in Uber, and proceed with a tender offer in coming weeks to buy up to $9 billion in shares from existing investors.
UAE Government, WEF launch initiative to develop AI-powered services
The initiative seeks to deliver accurate forecasts on future developments in the field of AI and adopt the necessary tools to benefit from the transformations brought about by the technology.
Bahrain hosts youth innovation event with Microsoft, BDB
The Youth Leadership Programme, held in partnership with Microsoft and Bahrain Development Bank (BDB), took place between August and November as part of the Youth City 2030 initiative at the International Exhibition and Conventions Centre.
UAE delivery app ‘el Grocer’ now available in Arabic
This latest announcement signifies el Grocer as the first grocery delivery app to be made available in Arabic in the UAE.
Smart gates at DXB to slash immigration time to ‘5 seconds’
With the installation of 120 new smart gates at all terminals, the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) in Dubai is expecting around 40 per cent of travellers to use the smart gates.
Oman’s Wadi Accelerator Programme to enhance tech startup support
Oman Technology Fund (OTF) has launched the Wadi Accelerator Programme – an innovative three-month startup programme that brings together regional talent and global expertise.