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GITEX Global: What’s new in 2021?

The region’s largest IT exhibition has been defining the newest trends, and displaying product developments from across the world for over 40 years

Accenture opens technology innovation showcase at Expo 2020 Dubai

Accenture Exchange provides visitors the opportunity to learn more about company’s technology solutions and its role in bringing the Expo to life

GITEX Global: Interview with Moussalam Dalati, GM, Liferay Middle East

DXP plays a major role in preventing data breach and protecting customers’ data, providing greater privacy and more control over the information being shared at the backend and by the visitors

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GITEX Global: Interview with Werno Gevers, regional manager, Mimecast

Mimecast’s State of Email Security Report 2021 found that 45 per cent of organisations in the UAE reported an increase in the sophistication of incoming cyberattacks

UAE’s information assurance regulation: foundation of a trust-based digital economy

AI-based behavioral NDR tools can be a significant leap towards compliance for UAE enterprises as they align with the government’s vision

Healthtech heralds a future of data-driven healthcare delivery

Data analytics enables better management of workflows, patient flow, personnel flow and dynamically adapt capacity to demand

What’s ahead for blockchain in the Middle East?

Though blockchain is still nascent in the Middle East region, public and private sectors are beginning to use it to strengthen financial services, and optimise commercial operations

Rise in ransomware spell end of business-as-usual

According to Mimecast’s State of Email Security 2021 Report, 78 per cent of UAE respondents admitted to a business impact due to a ransomware attack in the past 12 months

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Terminus Group inaugurates MENA headquarters in Dubai

Terminus Group was announced by Expo 2020 Dubai as the only official premier partner from China

Facebook chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer to step down

Schroepfer will continue to advise the company in a new part-time ‘senior fellow’ role

Webinar: Future trends in digital transformation in the Middle East

To learn how organisations can embrace digital transformation, Gulf Business in association with Xerox hosted the webinar which was joined by esteemed panel of industry experts

Werno Gevers, Mimecast

How this AI solution from Mimecast protects against phishing attacks

Hackers’ techniques are constantly evolving to evade traditional protections, making it difficult for IT security teams to combat cyberattacks without artificial intelligence

GB Tech Awards 2021: Honouring excellence across the tech space

Gulf Business is expanding its technology division – with the upcoming GB Tech awards set to celebrate the success and achievements of businesses and individuals driving the regional tech Industry forward

UAE startup Beanburds uses augmented reality to transform online shopping

Beanburds is the first UAE brand to launch augmented reality to redefine the coffee retail experience

Mayo, Google develop a new AI algorithm to treat psychiatric illness

Mayo Clinic researchers developed a set of paradigms that simplify comparisons between effects of electrical stimulation on the brain

Capital Bank to deploy humanoid robot ‘Pepper’ for retail banking in Jordan

Capital Bank is the first bank in Jordan to deploy the humanoid robot – Pepper across its branches, supported by Proven Solution robotic management system

Gartner identifies four trends driving near-term AI innovation

Responsible AI, small and wide data, operationalisation and efficient resource use will be key to scaling AI initiatives

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Abu Dhabi’s AI university launches executive programme for UAE govt and business leaders

The programme will consist of six courses taught by instructors from academic institutions, executives from global multinational corporations, and university staff

Carrefour opens new AI-powered checkout-free store in Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates

The store – the first such Carrefour worldwide, has 97 cameras in-store to identify products, improve inventory management and track the movements of customers

Sitecore acquires AI-powered digital search platform Reflektion

The acquisition is a part of Sitecore’s continuing $1.2bn expansion strategy

DHL Global Forwarding _ Amadou Diallo _ CEO of DHL Global Forwarding Middle East & Afria

Digital innovation in logistics sector is the key to success

The symbiosis of algorithms and humans will create a significant opportunity to improve supply chains

Accountants must play key role in application of AI: ACCA, CA ANZ

While potentially offering tremendous benefit, the broad applicability of AI across society must be handled carefully and professional accountants have a key role to play

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Majority of UAE consumers open to using AI to enhance video conversations

With 56 per cent of people in the UAE now spending ‘significantly more time’ on video calls, many see AI as a means to better engage with others, and multitask more surreptitiously

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Dubai-based Tradeling launches an AI-driven digital procurement solution

Tradeling Pro is primarily driven by business development and enabled by the power of advanced technology

Devesh Mamtani, Chief Market Strategist, Century Financial

An era of disruption: How to invest?

The rewards of investing in innovative tech stocks have been enormous, and the most evident example would be Tesla, with its share price skyrocketing from $90 in 2020 to $900 in early 2021

LG’s rollable OLED TV now available in the UAE

The Signature OLED R is available for pre-order retailing at Dhs329,999

How best should HR respond to AI-driven changes

Even while technologies replace some jobs, they are creating new work opportunities in corresponding industries

The path to responsible AI

Hundreds of billions of dollars in commercial AI revenue is expected to flow to the Middle East by 2030, and contribute heavily to double-digit GDP growth

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Financial services organisations at forefront of global digital transformation push

F5’s 7th SOAS report sheds new light on sector’s progress and ambitions

Dubai’s RTA implements new AI projects to improve bus services

The new measures have helped accelerate recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic