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New space technology centre to be set up in Abu Dhabi

One of its main objectives will be to build capabilities and create a technical space hub in the UAE

Startupbootcamp establishes regional headquarters at Dubai’s DIFC

FinTech ranked first in the region for deals ahead of e-commerce and transport and logistics

Intel to delay shipping its next-generation chips until 2022

Outsourcing manufacturing would mark a major shift in Intel’s business model

Smart city projects receive public stamp of approval

Majority of citizens of global cities support facial recognition to fight crime

Omantel taps Ericsson to expand 5G across the sultanate

Telco to connect the Salalah, Nizwa and Surto areas to high-speed 5G network

Faces to watch: Game-changers in the regional tech industry

As organisations across the private and public spectrum in the GCC march ahead with digital and technology-centric transformations, we highlight the regional game-changers and stalwarts that are leading the charge

Dubai to launch world’s first court tech incubator

The initiative aims to strengthen judicial systems through technology

Saudi’s Misk Innovation launches accelerator programme with 500 Startups

The partnership will aim to boost entrepreneurship in the kingdom

UAE companies becoming more innovative, reveals survey

But findings by EGA show that many staff feel innovation is the sole responsibility of executives

Innovation: Mobile Aid founders Khalid and Essa Sharaf

The Emirati cousins that aim to make fixing your smartphone as easy as calling for a pizza

How to be on the lookout for healthcare fraud in the UAE

Health insurance fraud is a growing problem and it affects employers, employees and medical practitioners

Dressing up for success – dress rental site Designer-24

One year on, the co-founders of Designer-24 have launched their own marketplace as they eye regional expansion and a wider offering

Second-hand shopping

Shedd is looking to transform the United Arab Emirates’ second-hand fashion market

The innovation gap

Arab economies must embrace innovation or risk being left behind, writes Nasser Saidi