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Oracle plans Abu Dhabi data centre, 250 regional hires

New offices in Abu Dhabi, Dubai Internet City, Amman and Riyadh are also planned in 2016

How technology is driving a card payment revolution in the Middle East

Verifone Middle East and North Africa vice president and general manager, Ozgur Ozvardar, gives his thoughts on the future of digital payment methods

Technology and the search for talent

Talent management technology is becoming a vital guide in the quest for local talent, writes Mohamed Emad El-Din Salih

The human cost of the Internet of Things

Mark Plunkett, regional director at CompTIA, examines the new wave of security threats brought on by the Internet of Things

Twitter suffers technical glitch, down for users worldwide

The microblogging site said it was trying to resolve the problem

World Economic Forum 2016: Who will be attending from the GCC?

The annual gathering of world leaders will take place later this week in Davos

Xiaomi launches in Middle East, aims to be fifth in terms of sales within a year

Devices from the world’s fourth largest smartphone manufacturer will be sold exclusively through Etisalat in the UAE

Final design of the KhalifaSat engineering model unveiled

First satellite and ground station built entirely by UAE nationals moves a step closer to completion

Why banks need to go omnichannel

Banks need to provide an optimised and consistent user experience across all channels

UAE’s ‘internet economy’ ranked Middle East’s leader and 30th in the world by BCG

UAE’s ‘internet economy’ ranked Middle East’s leader and 30th in the world by BCG

High smartphone penetration and Smart City development gave the UAE a global position of 30th

Dell World 2015: Is the Middle East future ready?

Ahead of its impending $67bn acquisition of EMC, US technology giant Dell has some big plans for the region

Investcorp acquires cyber security firm SecureLink

Post the deal, Investcorp said that it will help expand SecureLink in Europe

Revealed: Top 2015 Google search queries in UAE

Apple’s iPhone 6s, cricket tournament the Indian Premier League and movie Fast and Furious 7 were the top trending searches this year

Middle East digital sales on smartphones surpasses world average

Purchases completed on mobiles n the UAE and Saudi Arabia amount to 79 per cent of all digital sales

The threat to the Middle East from cyber criminals and terrorists

Kaspersky Lab CEO warns that malware threats are getting more sophisticated

Malware attacks have doubled in the Middle East, reveals report

Saudi Arabia and Turkey witnessed the most number of targeted attacks

Huawei hopes for double digit growth in the Middle East next year

The company recently launched its Mate S and SmartWatch W1 in the region

Smartphones behind the rise of loyalty schemes in the UAE – report

Research finds increase in number of coupons being downloaded onto consumers’ phones

UAE taxi-app start-up Careem raises $60m from Abraaj-led group

The funding will be used for regional expansion

Instagram looks forward to growth in the GCC as new advertising feature rolled out

Facebook-owned platform had ‘very promising’ results from early launch

JadoPado receives $4m funding from Beco Capital, to introduce COD option

The e-commerce firm expects to have up to 20,000 vendors selling 200,000 products on its platform over the next 18 months

Michael Dell: ‘I am just on a really big adventure’

Dell CEO says he is ‘tremendously excited’ about pending $67bn acquisition of EMC

Pictures, video: Apple’s new store in Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates

Apple will be opening its new stores to the public in Dubai and Abu Dhabi on October 29

Dell to partner up with Middle East firms to build cloud services

Texan company to expand workforce and investment across MENA region

Apple Watch launches in the UAE – should you buy it?

The smart watch is priced from Dhs 1,399 upwards in the UAE

Dell to hire extensively in Dubai as it expands Middle East presence

The company is increasing manpower within its healthcare, security and IoT businesses

Dubai Medical District inks deal with du to develop smart services

Du will create and establish infrastructure made of optical fiber in Dubai Medical District, in addition to improving the signal’s range

Emirates NBD partners with Starwood for World MasterCard

Cardholders are being enticed with instant SPG Gold status – which normally requires around 25 nights per year – as well as 25,000 Starpoints on activation

Free public wifi across Dubai will soon be a reality – expert

Telecom operators will not lose out as they can create new streams of revenue generation, says industry expert

Microsoft says Windows 10 for mobiles to launch in UAE within “few months”

The new operating system has received a positive response in the region, says official