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Cisco unveils Webex Hologram, an augmented reality meeting solution

Webex Hologram combines its meeting functionality with immersive 3D holograms

Zain launches its new technology entity in the Middle East

Andrew Hanna has been appointed the CEO of Zaintech

Hertz says it’s already receiving Teslas; doesn’t address Musk tweet

The rental-car company unveiled its EV initiative last week

Here’s how the UAE is pursuing its digital vision and strategy

Dr Saeed K. Aldhaheri and Ranjit Rajan, authors of Digital Nation: How the United Arab Emirates is Building a Future Based on Tech Innovation, provide insights into the country’s plans

Noon.com reveals dates for biggest ‘Yellow Friday’ sale

The Yellow Friday Sale will be live from November 22-28

Over 90% of UAE employees believe robots can support their career better than humans

To retain and grow top talent amidst changing workplace dynamics, employers need to pay attention to employee needs more than ever before

Here’s how businesses can grow through a strategic payments set-up

From being viewed as a necessary evil and cost centre, payments have become a key enabler of an integrated and seamless shopping experience

Immertech introduces teleportation capsule at Expo 2020 Dubai

Voyager by Immertech, allows anyone to be transported to other places or relive events from the past without moving

Gitex Global

Gitex Global: Here’s how the region’s tech landscape is changing

The Middle East and Africa region appears to be on its way to becoming a significant leader in the adoption of technologies

Cognitive AI to boost sustainability for the oil and gas sector

AI and data analytics are already finding increasing adoption in the oil and gas sector, across a wide range of scenarios for upstream and downstream use cases

Ravi Saraogi is the co-founder and president – APAC at Uniphore

Here’s how AI can catalyse monetisation of modern-day contact centre

AI isn’t just about chatbots, but about analysing the data businesses have, including voice

Buy-now-pay-later provider tabby partners with Saudi’s fashion platform Styli

Styli has grown 400 per cent since its launch two years ago

Can your startup be part of the space race?

By 2040, space exploration is estimated to become a $1 trillion industry

Facebook

Facebook changes company name to Meta, Zuckerberg announces

The announcement was made at Facebook’s Connect conference

Nasr Esports Under Armour

How a UAE-based esports company is helping break negative stereotypes of gamers

The recent partnership between Nasr Esports and Under Armour promotes the idea of a healthy mind and body for athletes to succeed in esports at the highest levels

International Astronautical Congress

Dubai’s MBRSC to collaborate with Airbus, SpaceX

The announcements were made along the sidelines of the International Astronautical Congress being held at the World Trade Centre in Dubai

Here’s why laptops are an essential component for medium-sized businesses

The HP ProBook 640 G8 provides the storage and speed that a business or team need without interfering with day-to-day operations

GlobalFoundries, Mubadala raise $2.6bn in top-of-range IPO

The listing is the third biggest on a US exchange this year

NEOM

Oracle signed on as first tenant of hyperscale data centre in Saudi Arabia’s NEOM

Oracle’s second cloud region in Saudi Arabia will enable support of Vision 2030 technology ambitions

Metito

Metito appoints Infor to enhance its business processes

The ERP solution simplifies and automates operations providing manufacturers with increased visibility to enable more efficient response times to customers

GB Tech Awards 2021

In pictures: GB Tech Awards 2021

The award ceremony was held on October 20 at Headlines Executive, Ibis, Dubai

PubG

GCC’s biggest PUBG Mobile championship launched

As the official smartphone partner of PUBG Mobile Esports in the Middle East and Africa in 2021, OPPO will play an active part in the company’s esports championships

Why closing cyber skills gap remains critical today

The threat landscape is unpredictable, with many moving parts as well as social and economic changes affecting it all of the time says Alain Penel, regional VP – Middle East at Fortinet

Sunil Paul, Finesse

Why do some digital transformation initiatives fail?

Sunil Paul, co-founder and managing director at Finesse explains how organisations can power and secure their digital transformation journeys in the post-pandemic world

Somaroy Gabbita, Human Logic

Here’s how corporate upskilling benefits the workforce

E-learning gained higher acceptance and adoption during the pandemic, making it a trusted channel of learning says Somaroy Gabbita, general manager at Human Logic

Michel Nader, Dell Technologies

Bracing for cyber cover in today’s data era

For businesses to be ahead of the curve, they need to make investing in security measures a top priority and proactively address data privacy rather than wait to address it after an attack occurs

Here’s how organisations can safeguard their businesses for the future

With the ongoing evolution of multi-cloud deployments and emerging technologies, organisations need to be agile with an ever-changing threat landscape, says Hamid Qureshi, regional sales director, MEASA-Entrust

Elad Levi, Netafim

Driving the future of farming with innovation

Irrigation technology centres on delivering water and nutrients to plants in a precise and efficient manner, enabling optimal growing conditions and higher yields with minimum use of resources

Different Arab money

Saudi VC firm STV looking to raise $1bn for Middle East tech fund

Interest in the technology industry in the Middle East has increased the past few years

Digital transformation will lead to a cleaner future

While sustainability is the future, digital transformation is a key enabler supporting industries make the transition