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Asus announces availability of latest ZenBook laptop in UAE

The ZenBook 13 OLED is an ultra-light laptop built for work and leisure

Ford owners can order fuel from Cafu directly via the infotainment system

Customers can connect to their Cafu account via Bluetooth and through Android

Top US startup Stripe begins Mideast foray with Dubai office

The San Francisco and Dublin-based company has opened an office in Dubai Internet City

Unit 1 of UAE’s Barakah Plant starts commercial operations

Electricity produced at the Barakah Plant feeds into the national grid in the same manner as other energy plants

Crypto firms got more funding last quarter than in all of 2020

The funding surge is happening as Bitcoin hits record highs

Evgeny Kuzin, Chef Izu Ani partner with Accor on new Dubai-based food delivery platform

Kitch-In will initially launch at the Movenpick Grand Plaza by Accor in Dubai Media City

One-time pioneer LG Electronics to close smartphone business

Phones constituted 8.2 per cent of LG sales last year

Ether reaches record after Visa move, Mark Cuban comments

The digital token for the Ethereum network has nearly tripled this year

Huawei pledges support for Middle East and Africa startups

First 15 startups start benefitting from the initiative in April

Kaspersky: Over half of ransomware victims paid off attackers in 2020

Study says only 17% of the victims got all their data back

Cyber threats frustrate banks’ digital efforts

How A10 Networks encryption, decryption technologies can help protect banks from attacks

How should regional economies strive today to create the ‘jobs of tomorrow’

A region already suffering from chronic youth unemployment must innovate and train the next generation

GCC’s consulting market shrinks 12.4% in 2020

The GCC consulting market is now worth around $2.7bn

Hands-on review: The OPPO Reno5 Pro 5G

OPPO Reno5 Pro 5G combines great performance, ultra-fast charging and enhanced camera capabilities

Middle East’s first location-based AR game launched in Abu Dhabi

Arabian Nights: Genie’s Treasures launch supported by twofour5’s AD Gaming

Injazat, Lamprell announce joint venture for digital energy solutions

JV launches with initial funding of $7m split equally between the partners

Dubai’s noon.com to reduce prices up to 75% during Ramadan

The discounts are spread across 60,000 products

UAE Hope Probe transitions to Science Orbit

The mission’s two-year science data collection will formally commence on May 23, 2021

Dubai Centre for Waste Processing

Dubai to build one of the world’s largest energy-from-waste projects

A consortium of companies will build and operate the Dhs4bn Dubai Centre for Waste Processing

Digital transformation is transforming the way we work

Digital transformation is more relevant than it ever was in the region, says Wang Di, president of Huawei Digital Power in the Middle East

Zoom Formula 1

Zoom becomes official partner of Formula 1

F1 and Zoom have already collaborated in the 2020 season for the Virtual Paddock Club experience

How digital transformation is revolutionising client lifecycle management in the Middle East

Cormac Sheedy, MENA head of sales at Fenergo, explains how Fenergo empowers banks to deliver faster, more efficient and compliant digital client journeys

Ion Electric charging station Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi gets UAE’s first ultra-fast electric vehicle charging stations

The charging stations on Yas Island have a total capacity of up to 350KW, with charging times 25 times faster than traditional chargers

Oracle is Red Bull Racing’s new official cloud partner

Initial projects focused on car performance, machine learning, and analytics

Cybertech Global exhibition to be held in Dubai for the first time

International exhibition and conference takes place from April 5 to 7

IBM study: 85% of UAE organisations plan to implement hybrid cloud

Flexibility and cost savings seen as key driving factors for hybrid cloud

Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala to invest £800m in UK life sciences sector

Joint investment programme with UK govt to devote £1bn to the sector

Abu Dhabi’s Technology Innovation Institute to build UAE’s first quantum computer

TII’s Quantum Research Centre will use the same technology that Google and IBM use to build their quantum computers

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Sheikh Mohammed restructures Dubai government; approves five-year foreign trade plan

Three new chambers of commerce will be created and the five-year plan seeks to increase Dubai’s foreign trade from Dhs1.4 trillion to Dhs2 trillion

Malware infections in the UAE decreased slightly in 2020: Kaspersky

Banking trojans rise sharply as Covid-19 boosts e-commerce