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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

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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

Ericsson forecasts $31 trillion 5G consumer market by 2030

CSPs could earn $3.7 trillion in 5G-enabled consumer revenues by 2030

Saudi banks sign supply chain financing deal with government

The Finance Ministry has partnered with Saudi British Bank, Samba Financial Group and National Commercial Bank

Dubai’s Emirates partners with FlySafair to bolster travel in South Africa

Emirates resumed its operations into Johannesburg and Cape Town on October 1, and Durban on October 8

A sense of purpose: A Fitbit Sense review

Fitbit Sense adds new health tools to the smartwatch brand

Covid-19: Bosch develops “fastest” PCR test in the world

Test for Vivalytic analysis device can return a Covid-19 result in 39 minutes, company says

How digitalisation is disrupting logistics

Amadou Diallo of DHL discusses the four aspects of logistics where technology will have the greatest impact

Why it’s time we digitally transform our approach to mental health and well-being

What options does the digital realm offer businesses who want to look after their employees’ well-being?

TIER begins e-scooter service in Dubai after getting RTA nod

E-scooters with swappable batteries will be deployed in JLT, Downtown, among other areas

Kuwait picks Microsoft Teams for national online education platform

Online education platform to cover 400,000 educators and students across the country

Saudi Arabia Riyadh

Saudi Arabia lays out ambitious national AI strategy

Saudi Arabia lays out ambitious national AI strategy

The X factor: vivo X50 Pro smartphone review

vivo X50 Pro gets it right on camera, design

What you need to know to crowdfund your project

Thanks to crowdfunding platforms, you can now approach the public to finance your project

DIFC

PwC Middle East’s new online platform to address data privacy compliance at DIFC

DIFC data privacy assessment offers reports on current status and ways to improve

Philip Morris International unveils new IQOS Boutique at Dubai Mall

The UAE officially legalised the sale and use of electronic cigarettes in April 2019

Avaya Spaces video conferencing app to get boost from Nvidia AI

Avaya among the first video conferencing platforms to leverage Nvidia’s cloud AI capabilities

American University of Sharjah students win this year’s James Dyson Award UAE edition

Touch smart ring identifies colour of clothing or can read the small text on a label

UAE telecom regulator RTA allocates new 5G frequencies

Frequencies in the 24.25 – 27.5 GHz range allows UAE operators expand 5G services

The digital dilemma — is technology a force for good or evil for employee wellbeing

Catherine Darroue assesses the impact of technology on employees’ health and well-being

HSBC Bank, Mastercard partner to promote sustainable communities

Mastercard and HSBC will aim to develop an approach to green financing around sustainable infrastructure projects in net zero cities

How digital transformation enabled Al Salam Bank Bahrain to weather the Covid-19 storm

Rafik Nayed, group CEO, Al Salam Bank Bahrain, discusses the bank’s digital strategy in the Covid era with Gulf Business

DDoS attacks against online education escalate amid Covid-19 pandemic

Kaspersky says DDoS attacks increased by 350 per cent year on year in H1 2020

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank enables contactless payments with virtual POS terminal

ADCB’s digital solution is the third such launch in a week in the UAE

Kaspersky avails cyber security training online as Covid-19 restricts in-person instruction

Continuous education seen as essential to keep IT security teams ready and effective

Delivery Hero picks Mastercard to digitise payments across MENA

The project spans the GCC, Jordan and Egypt for Talabat, HungerStation and Zomato

Huawei mobile app store attracts 1.6 million developers

CBD app available on Huawei app store, joining DEWA, RTA, Talabat and others

Delivery Hero acquires Dubai-based InstaShop for $360m to expand into grocery delivery

InstaShop operates in five countries with over 1,500 vendors on its platform

Microsoft Word

Microsoft rolls out transcription service for Word

The service is only available for English audio and text