Home Technology Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

Facebook chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer to step down

Schroepfer will continue to advise the company in a new part-time ‘senior fellow’ role

GB Tech Awards 2021: Honouring excellence across the tech space

Gulf Business is expanding its technology division – with the upcoming GB Tech awards set to celebrate the success and achievements of businesses and individuals driving the regional tech Industry forward

UAE startup Beanburds uses augmented reality to transform online shopping

Beanburds is the first UAE brand to launch augmented reality to redefine the coffee retail experience

Mayo, Google develop a new AI algorithm to treat psychiatric illness

Mayo Clinic researchers developed a set of paradigms that simplify comparisons between effects of electrical stimulation on the brain

Capital Bank to deploy humanoid robot ‘Pepper’ for retail banking in Jordan

Capital Bank is the first bank in Jordan to deploy the humanoid robot – Pepper across its branches, supported by Proven Solution robotic management system

Gartner identifies four trends driving near-term AI innovation

Responsible AI, small and wide data, operationalisation and efficient resource use will be key to scaling AI initiatives

University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham, Siemens to create smartest campus in the world

The University’s Edgbaston and Dubai campuses to be a Living Lab where research, teaching, and learning can take place

Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco and Aveva to partner to drive sustainability through digitalisation

Partnership would leverage digital transformation to support Saudi Arabia’s energy transition and expand its knowledge economy

AI_Robotics

Abu Dhabi’s AI university launches executive programme for UAE govt and business leaders

The programme will consist of six courses taught by instructors from academic institutions, executives from global multinational corporations, and university staff

Carrefour opens new AI-powered checkout-free store in Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates

The store – the first such Carrefour worldwide, has 97 cameras in-store to identify products, improve inventory management and track the movements of customers

Sitecore acquires AI-powered digital search platform Reflektion

The acquisition is a part of Sitecore’s continuing $1.2bn expansion strategy

Accountants must play key role in application of AI: ACCA, CA ANZ

While potentially offering tremendous benefit, the broad applicability of AI across society must be handled carefully and professional accountants have a key role to play

Artificial Intelligence

Majority of UAE consumers open to using AI to enhance video conversations

With 56 per cent of people in the UAE now spending ‘significantly more time’ on video calls, many see AI as a means to better engage with others, and multitask more surreptitiously

Tradeling PRO

Dubai-based Tradeling launches an AI-driven digital procurement solution

Tradeling Pro is primarily driven by business development and enabled by the power of advanced technology