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Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange to run on Nasdaq trading technology

Nasdaq’s clearing solution will provide DGCX with multi-asset class clearing and settlement

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Toshiba completes full exit from laptop business

Two years ago, it sold an 80.1 per cent stake in its PC business to Sharp

Aster selects Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise for networking, UC, at new Dubai hospital

Alcatel-Lucent OmniVista 2500 NMS provides Aster with a unified management platform

Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center, CE-Ventures disburse over Dhs700,000 in grants

The 11 selected startups operate in the retail, real estate, fintech, travel and tourism, agriculture, education, technology and creative sectors

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UAE prepares to launch navigation satellite in 2021

The UAE’s navigation satellite will be the first project of Satellite Assembly, Integration and Testing Centre

Mimecast to offer phishing simulation training service

End-users can now learn from real-life, de-weaponised phishing campaigns

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ESI to organise major B2B online esports gaming conference next week

The online ESI Digital Summer conference will be held from August 17-21

Dubai Tourism taps Microsoft Azure for information sharing platforms

Dubai Tourism College runs online learning Microsoft Teams

ServiceNow partners with Uber for employee return-to-work safety

ServiceNow Safe Workplace suite includes apps for contact tracing and health screening

Covid-19 impact: How regional tech companies should reshape supply and demand

Tech companies should consider the necessary structural changes that will ensure their companies can survive in the post-pandemic business environment

DP World launches platform to enhance food security, import in Dubai

The platform will help simplify transactions of over 18,000 food-trading companies

Mubadala, affiliates disclose stakes in Virgin Galactic

The shares were bought for investment purposes

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UAE Hope Probe: To Mars and beyond

Along with the Hope Probe, the UAE’s space ambitions and its endeavours towards a knowledge-based economy have also taken flight

What is the current state of the UAE’s startup ecosystem?

Despite the Covid-19 crisis, here’s why this is a good time to start a business in the UAE, opines Mana Al Suwaidi, executive chairman, Startegi Advisors

Canon suffers ransomware attack, hackers threaten data dump if not paid

Canon’s email, Microsoft Teams, US website, and other internal applications are affected

E-commerce revenues jump 71% in Q2 amid Covid-19 – report

Salesforce Q2 Shopping Index says conversion rate grew by 35 per cent in Q2 from last year

The way forward for startups in the MENA region

The regional ecosystem must facilitate aspirants and startups to encourage entrepreneurship

Samsung launches new Galaxy Note20 devices, UAE prices revealed

Prices start at Dhs3,549 for the non-5G Galaxy Note20

Google to wind down its Play Music service by December

Google to focus on YouTube Music streaming service after failing to gain traction with Play Music

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Apple appoints Greg Joswiak as new marketing head

Joswiak replaces Phil Schiller who will step down from his position as vice president of global marketing and lead only the App Store and Apple events

Microsoft targets zero-waste operations by 2030

Microsoft aims to eliminate single-use plastics from its packaging by 2025

Microsoft to launch cloud mobile gaming service in September, to cost $15

Microsoft xCloud available in select markets from 15 September on Android

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Network International underpins Careem’s digital payments initiative

The five-year agreement will see Network International process prepaid cards on behalf of Careem in five countries

Mimecast acquires anti-phishing technology provider MessageControl

MessageControl uses machine learning to protect emails

Maya Zakhour takes on new role as NetApp channel director for MEA, Italy and Spain

NetApp keen to expand footprint in booming cloud market

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The League of Legends World Championship to be held in China next month

The League of Legends 2020 World Championships would be held in Shanghai, from September 25 – October 31

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Former electronics major Kodak to enter the pharmaceutical industry

It has obtained a $765m loan from the US government to support its foray into the pharmaceutical business

Saudis spend twice as much time watching mobile video as TV, study shows

Most consumers say a full-length TV or video series is too much of a time commitment

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Dubai Silicon Oasis switches to AI-enabled IBMS, saving Dhs1m monthly

AI system leads to 36 per cent less energy usage per year while reducing operators from 110 to five

Microsoft Edge overtakes Firefox for second place in browser market

Google Chrome remains the leader with 71 per cent market share