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Moussalam Dalati, General Manager, Liferay MEA on how DXPs are enhancing digital experiences in business

8 trends shaping the future of digital experiences in business

Personalised, multi-channel experiences, digital transformation projects, and the growing importance of data analytics and security are driving the digital experiences space

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Apple’s $3,499 Vision Pro: Is it the future or a geeky fad?

Vision Pro features multiple cameras and sensors built into the device, OLED displays, an external EyeSight display, internal stereo speakers, connectors, lens inserts and headbands, among other technology

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Dubai, Microsoft partner to power emirate’s digital economy

The joint effort will focus on logistics, technology enablement and adoption within the SME and education sectors

Dubai Trade crosses 300 million transactions, cuts huge carbon footprint

Dubai Trade crosses 300 million transactions, cuts huge carbon footprint

Dubai Trade, the digital arm of DP World in the GCC region, has consistently demonstrated robust growth since it was formed, with an average 8 per cent year-on-year increase in annual digital transactions since 2003

HID

HID: Why access control is only set to get bigger

With a presence across 100 countries, HID is leading the pack as the industry transitions to deal with post-pandemic trends such as a mobile-first world and a hybrid work model

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Interview: Yahsat’s Khalid Al Kaf shares the satcom giant’s future-forward strategy

To stay competitive, Yahsat is focused on innovation in satellite technology, service offerings, and operational efficiency, says the satcom firm’s COO

ADGM - JP MORGAN

ADGM introduces the world’s first DLT Foundations Regime

This newly implemented legislative structure is designed to provide a comprehensive framework for DLT Foundations and decentralised autonomous organisations

digitalisation

MDS, HPE highlight enterprise digitalisation trends moving the UAE market

Enterprises are adopting as-a-service model for better flexibility, reducing cost, and ehanced customer experience

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Interview: Splunk’s Ahmed El Saadi talks digitalisation and data analytics solutions

The rise of digital technologies, including cloud computing, AI, and machine learning has heralded new opportunities for the MENA region

Digital Twins - sustainable solutions

A case study from Helsinki: Seeking sustainable solutions using digital twins

A data and technology-driven approach can enable the built environment’s decarbonisation mission

Reedz app offers arabic summary of english audiobooks

Tunisia-born Reedz is bringing English literature to the Arab world: A startup to watch

Designed as a mobile app, Reedz offers audiobook summaries of international bestsellers in Arabic

Dubai Taxi corporation

Dubai Taxi Corporation launches digital transformation strategic plan 2022-2025

The strategy seeks to accomplish a host of strategic goals highlighted by digital mobility, excellent operation, financial sustainability, people’s happiness and shaping the future

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Dubai: RTA digital channels bring in Dhs3.5bn in 2022

In 2022, RTA recorded 814 million digital transactions up from 676 million in 2021

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Dubai: Sheikh Hamdan launches Digital Strategy, new digital projects

The strategy is centred on seven key pillars: digital city, digital economy, data and statistics, digital talent, digital infrastructure, cybersecurity, and digital competitiveness

FINANCIAL LITERACY

How rethinking financial literacy can empower a new generation of investors

The financial literacy gap is partly driven by a younger demographic entering the capital market

Integrated Transport Centre

Abu Dhabi’s Integrated Transport Centre introduces smart taxi-top billboard initiative

ITC said that the project started with 50 taxi vehicles from the Tawasul Transport company, and intends to reach 100 taxi vehicles from the same company after the trial period is over

Emirates group to deploy Extended Reality

Emirates Group and AWS to create immersive digital experience for employees

The scope of the collaboration includes the development of an Extended Reality platform, 3D virtual hubs, virtual training, gamified environments, and simulated experiences for learning

Malaysia

MDEC: $2.8tn ripe for digitalisation in global Islamic economy

Muslims worldwide estimated to spend $2.8tn by 2025 on Islamic faith-inspired consumption needs – and Malaysia looks to capture digitalisation opportunities in the sector through MDEC

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Mubadala, Apollo Funds jointly invest $500m in Brightspeed

The investment gives Mubadala a minority shareholding in Brightspeed alongside funds managed by affiliates of Apollo

RTA Head Office

Dubai’s RTA introduces Comprehensive Digital Experience Lab

The RTA lab will improve both the quality and design of services from a customer’s perspective and also support its employees

Aramco

Aramco, Samsung sign MoU, will leverage 5G tech

The non-binding MoU aims to contribute to the digital transformation of various industrial sectors in Saudi Arabia

HH Sheikh Hamdan announces 04 platform for Dubai

Dubai launches 04 platform to enhance govt services

The platform enables customers to submit suggestions, comments and complaints to Dubai government officials in three easy steps

Islamic Digital Economy

Startups injecting fresh innovations to Malaysia’s Islamic Digital Economy

The ASEAN nation continues to be an excellent market for Islamic fintech players to make a mark in the region

uae banks

Federal Tax Authority adds UAE Pass single sign-on feature to EmaraTax

The authority is encouraging FTA customers to use the new feature and activate their UAE Pass accounts to access the authority’s services quickly and seamlessly

Bahrain named president of DCO

Bahrain assumes presidency of Digital Cooperation Organization

Mohamed bin Thamer Al Kaabi, Bahrain’s Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, has been named as the new chairman of DCO’s council

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Dubai’s Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority issues regulations for 2023

As the authority providing VA oversight across Dubai with the exception of DIFC, VARA facilitates VA-associated economic stability, investor protection, and jurisdictional resilience

UAE's digital economy

UAE’s digital economy to reach $140bn in 2031: Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy

The chamber’s plans include attracting 300 digital startups and 100 tech experts to Dubai by 2024

Schneider - Aveva

Schneider Electric completes acquisition of Aveva

Aveva’s software drives efficiency and reduces costs for over 20,000 customers worldwide, offering a digital twin for the whole asset lifecycle from engineering to operations

Automation

Why workflow automation is the quickest path to value in digital transformation

A digital transformation approach that prioritises platforms over solutions is in a far better position to succeed

Kuwait

Kuwait selects Google Cloud for nationwide digital transformation

The strategic alliance will support digitising government services, migrate national data securely to the cloud and set up a national digital skills programme