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Why it’s time we digitally transform our approach to mental health and well-being

What options does the digital realm offer businesses who want to look after their employees’ well-being?

Half of younger UAE employees admit opening suspicious emails: study

Mimecast study finds disconnect between cybersecurity awareness and practice

Gulf Business backs ESI Digital Winter esports conference

Gulf Business returns as media sponsor for the latest in the ESI Digital series

World’s largest fish and meat online retailer raises $121m to expand operations

The funds will support the brand’s expansion in India and the Middle East with plans to launch in Saudi Arabia

Kuwait picks Microsoft Teams for national online education platform

Online education platform to cover 400,000 educators and students across the country

Saudi tech startup Foodics launches $100m fund for SMEs

Foodics partnered with Maalem Financing to launch the fund

The role of big data in unlocking the true value of IoT

Data produced by IoT devices is valuable to anyone who understands the potential it holds

Elias Aad mastercard

How payment digitisation can stimulate economic growth in the Middle East

Investing in payment digitisation will drive financial inclusion, economic growth and wellbeing in today’s new reality

Ericsson boosts 5G expertise in Saudi Arabia

Fresh Graduates Programme employs 100 youth in the kingdom

Emirates Dubai International Airport DXB

Emirates launches ‘biometric path’ for contactless experience at Dubai airport

The biometric touchpoints are currently installed at Terminal 3 within DXB

Samsung Electronics chairman, Lee Kun-hee, dies at 78

The reins are now set to pass to his only son Jay Y. Lee, who’s been the conglomerate’s de facto leader since his father’s hospitalisation in 2014

Etisalat

UAE’s Etisalat recognised as world’s fastest mobile network

Previously, Etisalat won the Speedtest Awards for fastest mobile network worldwide in Q1-Q2 and Q2-Q3 2020

Central Banks want digital currencies that don’t nudge out cash

Digital money will have to co-exist with cash and other forms of tender

A quarter of firms in MEA face dire cybersecurity skills gap

Survey by Sophos reveals the impact of ransomware on organisations

GCC countries see sharp spike in financial malware in H1 2020: report

UAE sees 42.5% increase in financial malware in the first half of the year

Saudi Arabia Riyadh

Saudi Arabia lays out ambitious national AI strategy

Saudi Arabia lays out ambitious national AI strategy

Finastra annual hackathon now open to MENA developers

Prizes include access to Finastra’s FusionStore app marketplace

Fitbit pledges support for Dubai Fitness Challenge

Fitbit returns as Official Health and Wellness Partner for DFC for the second year

Bridging the cybersecurity skills gap with in-house training

Three-fifths of firms struggle with recruiting, hiring, and retaining cybersecurity talent

Jones Food Company

Why the GCC and Britain are collaborating for food security

The GCC states have launched agritech programmes and are working to facilitate global agribusiness trade and diversify international food sources

STC to deploy Thales eSIM technology in Saudi Arabia

The National eSIM Platform will be deployed at the STC data centre for use by all operators

Dubai’s Careem announces 25 partners for rewards programme

Customers can earn points by taking rides, ordering food, shopping for essentials or getting anything delivered

Dubai-based BIOS Middle East adds VMware SD-WAN to managed services portfolio

Global market for SD-WAN to expand by 48 per cent annually from 2020 to 2027

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Dubai Police completes over 1.3 million transactions via its smart platform this year

The Dubai Police Smart Police Stations have also processed 60,216 transactions in the corresponding period

GluCare App

New tech-based diabetes centre offering real-time monitoring opens in Dubai

Patients will be provided with wearable and connected technology to track their parameters

How Covid-19 compressed years of digital transformation into months: lessons from Microsoft

Sayed Hashish, general manager, Microsoft UAE, tells Gulf Business how technology will continue to play an active role in hybrid working beyond the onset of this decade

Emails

How best to counter an overwhelming email culture to spur productivity

An excessive email culture is leading to a loss in productivity. Here’s how you can deal with it

The cross-functional role of CFOs in regional businesses

CFOs need to remain flexible and adapt quickly to a changing environment

Building a human firewall to address insider threats

Practicing safe cyber behaviour should be built into the fabric of all job roles

Saudi Pepsi bottler MenaBev picks Infor for warehouse management software

Infor WMS will manage MenaBev’s end-to-end warehouse operation