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Core42 launches Jais Chat: An Arabic-English AI chatbot

At its core lies Jais 30B, touted as the world’s most performant Arabic Large Language Model

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OpenAI to announce ChatGPT product improvements

Worldwide traffic to ChatGPT’s website has been on a roller-coaster ride in the past year and is only now returning to its May 2023 peak

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Oracle expands footprint in Morocco with new investments in R&D

An estimated 40 percent of the new positions will be located outside Morocco’s regions of greater Casablanca and Rabat-Salé-Kenitra

Abu Dhabi pilots passenger-carrying drone trials

Abu Dhabi pilots MENA’s first passenger-carrying drone flights

The trials were part of an exhibition by the Multi-Level Group, as part of the Abu Dhabi Mobility Week that took place last week

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All you need to know about Apple’s newest iPad Pro

Apple said the iPad Pro – its highest-priced model – will have upgraded displays and start at $1,000

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Cyber incidents pose key threat for travel, hospitality sectors, shows survey

The findings of the Allianz Risk Barometer are based on insights from 3,000 risk management professionals and leaders

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Advancing the cause of women in tech

A tech company takes the initiative to drive gender diversity in the industry

Manel Sort, Co-Founder, games for a living, on how AI and blockchain are bridging the gap between web2 and web3 gaming

How blockchain, AI are bridging Web2-Web3 gaming in the region

With the traditional Web2 GaaS model witnessing decreasing margins, blockchain technology will enable gaming studios to create new, more profitable business models in video games

Dubai’s RTA introduces new ‘Stadium’ bus station

RTA inaugurates new ‘Stadium’ bus station, improves bus routes

The bus station is designed to shorten travel times and provide seamless connections to other mass transit options

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Apple unveils record $110bn buyback as results beat low expectations

Apple’s quarterly revenue fell, but less than analysts had expected, and CEO Tim Cook said revenue growth would return in the current quarter

Apple shelves electric car plans after decadelong odyssey

Apple set for big sales drop as investors await AI in iPhones

Considered a must-own stock on Wall Street, Apple shares have underperformed other Big Tech companies in recent months

Presight buys 51% stake in G42, ADNOC tech JV

Abu Dhabi’s Presight acquires 51% stake in G42, ADNOC tech venture

ADNOC will take a 4 per cent stake in Presight currently owned by G42, in exchange for 11 per cent of its shareholding in AIQ

Investcorp to acquire National Stock Exchange’s tech unit

Investcorp to acquire National Stock Exchange’s tech unit

The deal excludes NSEIT’s digital examination business, which offers online recruitment and promotion tests as well as digital upskilling services

Sheikh Hamdan launches Dubai's Universal Blueprint for AI

Sheikh Hamdan reveals Dubai’s ‘Universal Blueprint for Artificial Intelligence’

As part of the first phase, Dubai is set to inaugurate its AI and WEB3 Incubator to establish one of the world’s largest hubs for AI and technology companies

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Saudi budget airline flynas confirms IPO this year: Reports

flynas disclosed its financial performance this month, boasting a 32 per cent revenue surge to SAR6.3bn ($1.68bn), in 2023

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Apple, OpenAI eye bringing generative AI features to iPhone

The companies have begun discussing terms of a potential agreement and how OpenAI features would be integrated into Apple’s next iPhone operating system

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Transforming the gaming landscape with Web3.0

Dubai’s push to build a global esports and gaming ecosystem is encouraging home grown brands such as GameCentric to offer innovative platforms that bring a diverse audience under one umbrella

DRIFTx: Abu Dhabi, Joby partner to set up, scale electric air taxi ecosystem

DRIFTx: Abu Dhabi, Joby partner to set up, scale electric air taxi ecosystem

The agreement aims to develop a full air taxi ecosystem, including training, infrastructure and flight operations, as well as a manufacturing presence in Abu Dhabi

Bayanat and Yahsat sign merger to form SPACE42

SPACE42: Bayanat, Yahsat shareholders green-light merger

By leveraging the combined strengths of Bayanat and Yahsat, SPACE42 aims to pioneer innovative solutions that merge satellite communications, geospatial intelligence, and AI

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Abu Dhabi unveils first operational vertiport for eVTOLs

The temporary vertiport facility aligns with Abu Dhabi’s strategy to deliver one of the world’s most advanced sectors for eVTOLs by 2026

UAE and Kenya sign investment Mou to boost digital cooperation

UAE, Kenya join hands to boost digital cooperation

Kenya has become increasingly attractive to data centre providers, driven by growing demand for cloud services, improved business conditions

ADQ, QIA to boost tech driven companies and economy through the Jasoor Fund

UAE-Oman: ADQ, QIA launch $180m tech-focused fund

In 2022, ADQ and OIA identified investment opportunities worth over $bn in key sectors of Oman’s economy

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Revolutionising banking-as-a-service: BKN301 on bridging financial markets across Europe and MENA

Stiven Muccioli’s insights shed light on BKN301’s mission to revolutionise banking services, underscoring the importance of innovation, adaptability, and cybersecurity in the ever-evolving fintech landscape

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UAE’s G42 announces collaboration with global tech giant Qualcomm

G42 said it would be collaborating with Qualcomm Technologies to bring the high performance, low power Qualcomm Cloud AI 100 solutions to market

Bitcoin ‘halving’ has taken place, CoinGecko says

Bitcoin ‘halving’ has taken place, CoinGecko says

Cryptocurrencies have been supported by excitement around the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s move to approve bitcoin exchange-traded funds

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Check out these ChatGPT earbuds from ‘Nothing’

The London-headquartered device maker has unveiled two new AI-enabled wireless earbuds, Nothing Ear and Nothing Ear (a)

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Apple pulls plug on WhatsApp, Threads in China

Telegram and Signal — two other foreign messaging apps — were also removed from the store on Friday

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What is Bitcoin halving and when will it take place?

Bitcoin halving is a technical event that occurs approximately every four years, reducing the reward for mining new Bitcoin by half

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Data stealers: What you should know about malware variants, protecting yourself

Between 2021 and 2023, the share of infections caused by new data stealers surged from 4 to 28 per cent, revealed Kaspersky

AI: From buzzword to business advantage

AI: Going from buzzword to business advantage

Here are key tips from AI early adopters to help IT teams focus on the benefits rather than the hype