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Xiaomi launches latest flagship smartphone, e-scooter and smartwatch

The launch included Xiaomi’s first smartwatch model for the global market

UAE astronaut programme shortlists 61 candidates for second edition

The candidates have been shortlisted from 4,305 applicants

Ericsson to help set up 5G, IoT innovation centre in Oman

Oman aims to diversify the country’s economy away from hydrocarbons

How to develop and empower the UAE’s growing AI economy?

AI is a crucial supporting tool, and can boost sales, identify fraud, enhance customer experience, automate processes, and assist with predictive analysis

Why national research and innovation centres within the GCC are prudent investments

New technology investment fosters social good, economic growth, and resiliency in the face of disruption

Securing remote workplaces a priority now for business owners

Majority of firms plan significant investments to secure telework in the next two years

Is proptech a real game changer for the real estate sector?

Disruptive technologies have propelled specialised tech solutions focused on real estate and property management

Shop now, pay later payment platform Spotii makes Saudi debut

Customers can make interest-free payments over four equal instalments

Saudi research centre picks Oracle Cloud to run Covid-19 experiments

King Abdullah International Medical Research Centre chooses Oracle for high-performance computing

Digital school Dubai

Sheikh Mohammed launches digital school initiative aiming to reach a million students in five years

The initiative will mainly cater to students who do not have easy access to formal education

Penta delivers private cloud, cybersecurity, to Dubai’s DIFC clients

Penta services cover startups, SMEs and large multinationals based at DIFC

A sense of purpose: A Fitbit Sense review

Fitbit Sense adds new health tools to the smartwatch brand

Avaya Spaces introduces 61-participant “concert view” video call layout

Organisations continue to rapidly embrace cloud collaboration solutions

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan

Inaugural UAE Tolerance Esports Games to begin on November 13

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan launched the Global Commission for Tolerance in Esports and Gaming

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates Dhs590m Dubai Intelligent Traffic Systems Centre

The centre will use artificial intelligence, big data, internet of things and advanced communication systems to monitor and manage road networks

DIFC set to grow its fintech base with new ‘Innovation Hub’

Startups benefit from access to industry experts, mentors and partner organisations

More than half of Middle East businesses have AI roadmaps in place: study

BCG and MIT study says 58% of regional companies have an AI strategy in place

Dubai’s Emirates Driving Institute picks Oracle Cloud for ERP, HCM applications

Emirates Driving Institute deploys Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications

In pictures: First passengers make maiden voyage in hyperloop pod to mark testing milestone

Josh Giegel, co-founder and chief technology officer, and Sara Luchian, director of passenger experience, were the first people to ride

Vivo goes mid-range with the V20 smartphone series

V20 and V20 SE highlight vivo’s focus on design and the camera at a lower price

Lenovo tops UAE x86 server market, IDC data shows

Lenovo market share in UAE x86 server space grows to 25.1% by revenue

Customers can now co-own an Ellington Properties’ home in Dubai through SmartCrowd

Customers can co-own residential properties and earn healthy returns on their investments, for as low as Dhs5,000

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Abu-Dhabi’s G42 signs agreement with AIQ and Schlumberger for AI solutions in oil and gas industry

AIQ data scientists will develop AI modelling and supercomputing solutions using Schlumberger’s open cloud-based software platforms

Over 2,000 UAE teachers join ‘Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts’ rank

UAE educators make up one in 10 out of 20,000 worldwide

Amazon.ae unveils sales deals for November 11

Prime members will get 12-hour early access to deals, in addition to free next-day delivery and free international shipping from Amazon US

Key elements that differentiate the future of smart offices in the region

Cloud video conferencing is now a core capability

Huawei Enterprise’s Middle East head on how the regional tech landscape is set to evolve

President of Enterprise Business Group for the Middle East, David Shi, talks about the role of digital transformation

How cloud platforms are helping regional companies fight the Covid-19 pandemic?

New technologies are reshaping the way we live and work

Covid-19: Bosch develops “fastest” PCR test in the world

Test for Vivalytic analysis device can return a Covid-19 result in 39 minutes, company says

FinTech firm Ripple chooses Dubai’s DIFC for regional headquarters

Financial institutions across more than 45 countries already use RippleNet