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Saudi forces intercept armed drone launched towards Najran airport

Shrapnel and fragments fell across the residential neighbourhood of Al-Araysah

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Dubai hosts Alpine skiing championship

The UAE Winter Sports Federation is organising the event being held this week at Ski Dubai

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Virgin Australia awards UAE’s Etihad Engineering Boeing 737 heavy maintenance contract

The contract covers heavy maintenance and modifications on more than 30 aircraft

Saudi Arabia signs MoU with HSBC to promote sustainable investments

The agreement covers the identification and promotion of sustainable investments in the kingdom

Cloud-based EMR

Etisalat Digital unveils cloud-based electronic medical record platform in UAE

The business unit head of Etisalat supports UAE’s strategic initiative in unifying patient records.

Etisalat

Etisalat unveils a suite of collaboration solutions in UAE

Businesses to achieve higher productivity and workforce efficiency

Snapchat

Snapchat introduces 3D Bitmoji to enhance digital avatars

The new profiles also will showcase an expanded Snapcode menu for easy profile access

UAE consumers claim brands have one shot to impress them

Ninety-one per cent of UAE consumers say their expectations of digital services have increased since the start of 2020

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UAE: Two earthquakes recorded in Dibba Al Fujairah

The earthquakes were reported as ‘minor’

Hands-on review: The OPPO Reno5 Pro 5G

OPPO Reno5 Pro 5G combines great performance, ultra-fast charging and enhanced camera capabilities

International Holding Company

ADFD to increase export financing facility by 33.3% in 2021

ADFD to allocate Dhs735m to Abu Dhabi Exports Office to support UAE export economy

Ahead of the curve: The technology of tomorrow

AI, IoT, blockchain, chatbot, 5G and AR will be crucial for businesses looking to stay ahead

Bitcoin hits another record and leaves other asset classes trailing

Bitcoin is up about 1,000 per cent in the past year amid signs of increasing institutional interest as well as speculative demand

Fitbit to equip NASA employees with wearables to check Covid-19

Health indicators from wearables shown to identify flu-like illnesses before symptoms emerge

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Dubai-based virtual kitchen Sweetheart Kitchen launches loyalty programme

Customers on Zomato and Talabat to be rewarded for orders above Dhs50

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Saudi Arabia attracts record $152m in startup funding in 2020

Saudi startup ecosystem was the fastest growing in MENA, Magnitt report shows

UFC: McGregor vs Poirier rematch to be aired live on UFC Arabia app, Starzplay and Etisalat e-Life TV

Abu Dhabi Media recently signed a deal with Starzplay to live-stream UFC events across MENA

Dubai Health Authority

Dubai suspends non-urgent elective surgeries for one month

DHA says the directive is to allow health facilities manage Covid-19 cases

Michael Chiesa vs Neil Magny fight in Abu Dhabi to be broadcast live on UFC Arabia app

Welterweight fight will also be aired live on video-on-demand site Starzplay

Energy firm Engie partners with Abu Dhabi on tech-driven sustainability project

Blue Carbon project seeks to rehabilitate Abu Dhabi’s mangrove habitats using drones

How NAMA is advancing gender equity and inclusive socioeconomic growth

Reem BinKaram, Director of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment, outlines the role of the entity and its affiliates

Digital art gallery Infinity des Lumières to open at Dubai Mall

Gallery to spread over 2,700 sq. metres and feature works by Van Gogh among others

Nine UAE universities join initiative to boost online education

Programme is led by UAE Ministry of Education and the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education

Digitalisation of oil and gas could unlock up to $2.6 trillion by 2025: DHL

Growth is expected to be subdued until at least till end 2021, report says

Work 2021: Prepare for a flexible future

Fueled by technology, work will happen anywhere, and employee engagement and productivity will soar

Egypt’s Anubis Gaming wins inaugural Riot Games’ Intel Arabian Cup

More than 22,000 fans tuned in live on Twitch, YouTube and Facebook

UAE announces 1,317 new Covid-19 cases, 655 recoveries, and 5 deaths

The Ministry of Health said an additional 655 individuals had fully recovered from Covid-19

Gitex 2020: Data takes centre stage at Veeam’s Gitex showcase

Claude Schuck, regional manager, Middle East at Veeam Software discusses the company’s participation at Gitex 2020

Mubadala

UAE’s Mubadala joins coalition of sovereign wealth funds supporting global climate action

Mubadala has officially become a member of the One Planet Sovereign Wealth Funds

Physical security and cybersecurity: two sides of the same coin

Physically securing hospitals and facilities is just as important as fortifying IT systems