merger and acquisition

Forcepoint acquires Bitglass to strengthen its SASE platform

Over the past five years, Bitglass has delivered 99.99 per cent availability, ensuring users can securely access the resources they need to be productive

Accenture opens technology innovation showcase at Expo 2020 Dubai

Accenture Exchange provides visitors the opportunity to learn more about company’s technology solutions and its role in bringing the Expo to life

Frank Dai named new president of Huawei Cloud Middle East

The cloud division aims to provide the best public cloud services in the region including optimal latency and ultimate experience

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Emirates A380 to perform two low level flypasts over Dubai this week

The aircraft will fly over Sheikh Zayed Road and the Expo 2020 Dubai site

UAE chosen as the ‘top country to live in’ by Arab youth for 10th consecutive year

Nearly half of the young Arabs said they wanted to live in the UAE

UAE reports 136 Covid-19 cases, 174 recoveries

The total number of recorded cases has risen to 738,026

Cloud

Oracle expands global cloud footprint

The company plans to have at least 44 cloud regions by the end of 2022

Dubai’s DP World ties up with CDC Group to create Africa investment platform

The platform will invest in origin and destination ports, inland container depots, economic zones and other logistics across Africa

Saudi Crown Prince launches National Investment Strategy

The strategy will contribute to the growth and diversification of the kingdom’s economy

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Free peer-to-peer learning coding school, 42 Abu Dhabi, inaugurated in the UAE

42 Abu Dhabi has been established in partnership with Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge under the Ghadan 21 accelerator programme

Gold steadies as traders weigh elevated inflation, growth risks

Spot gold steadied at $1,755.18 an ounce at 9.40am in Singapore, after retreating 0.2 per cent on Monday

Oil holds above $80 with global power shortage boosting demand

Citigroup raised its fourth-quarter Brent forecast to $85 a barrel

The growth of startups in the MENA region

With the return of in-person events like Gitex Global and the Dubai Expo 2020, the startup ecosystem’s development and investment future looks quite promising

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Here’s how the HP ProBook caters to small businesses in the UAE

The device can answer many of the small company owners’ concerns about using a work laptop

Qatar says rejoining OPEC would not fit with its strategy

Qatar decided to leave the cartel in late 2018

Saudi Arabia: EFG Hermes completes advisory on listing of ACWA Power

The listing is one of the largest offerings in the kingdom since Saudi Aramco’s IPO in 2019

UAE reports 124 Covid-19 cases, 182 recoveries

The total number of recorded cases has risen to 737,890

Biggest Saudi IPO since Aramco jumps 30% on trading debut

ACWA Power is now valued at $14.2bn, making it one of the biggest listed companies in Riyadh

Israel plans to reopen to vaccinated tourists in Nov, hopes to attract many from the UAE

Israel is hoping that its pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai will serve as a platform to attract visitors

Oil trades near $80 as global power crisis set to boost demand

Crude has gained more than 60 per cent this year as the roll-out of Covid-19 vaccines lifted movement curbs and, subsequently, oil demand

GITEX Global: Interview with Moussalam Dalati, GM, Liferay Middle East

DXP plays a major role in preventing data breach and protecting customers’ data, providing greater privacy and more control over the information being shared at the backend and by the visitors

UAE’s market regulator appoints first female CEO

Dr. Maryam Buti Al Suwaidi was previously the authority’s acting CEO

Solar Energy Masdar Armenia

Biggest Saudi IPO since Aramco set for Riyadh trading debut

Initial demand amounted to several billion dollars

UK starts trade deal process with Saudi Arabia, Gulf

British trade with the GCC was worth about $61bn in 2019

Western Union Digital integrates UAE Pass

UAE national digital identity solution integrated in wu.com and mobile app for real-time authentication in collaboration with Al Fardan Exchange

UAE reports 111 Covid-19 cases, 191 recoveries

The total number of recorded cases has risen to 737,766

Dubai’s DWTC Authority announces regulations to license setup of family offices

The regulations address the needs of family-run entities

Noon.com unveils dates for Yellow Friday Sale 2021

Over 5,000 sellers and 50,000 brands will be participating in the sale

Saudi exchange Tadawul is said close to IPO at $4bn value

An IPO of Tadawul has been on the cards since at least 2016

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Sheikh Hamdan approves digital platform for Emirati housing programme in Dubai

The Dubai Crown Prince also approved prioritising allocation of residential land plots and housing units to first-degree family members in the same residential area