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IBM appoints Wael Abdoush as GM for Gulf, Levant and Pakistan

Based in Dubai, Abdoush will oversee the company’s overall business operations, in addition to his current role as the technology leader

Game-changers: Top 10 tech executives across MENA

As organisations across the MENA region march ahead with technology-centric transformations, we profile 10 senior executives from global technology firms with a substantial presence in the region, and who play an influential role in the regional tech industry

Saudi Arabia’s Edarat Group adopts IBM cloud satellite to accelerate digital transformation

IBM cloud Satellite will help enable Edarat Group to deliver secure cloud capabilities to its customers while addressing data protection local requirements

Saad Toma appointed as general manager for IBM Middle East and Africa

Toma brings 30 years of experience at IBM, working across multiple geographies

Revealed: Top 10 tech executives in the MENA region

Technologies such as AI are shifting the way the world works, with the Middle East region striving to be at the forefront of this new era. As public and private sector organisations embark on digital transformation strategies, we highlight the regional executives leading this technological revolution

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Amazon suspends use of facial recognition technology by US law enforcement for a year

Amazon said that the reason was to give the US Congress time to develop stronger regulations to govern the use of the technology

IBM to no longer develop facial recognition technology

“We believe now is the time to begin a national dialogue on whether and how facial recognition technology should be employed by domestic law enforcement agencies”

UAE’s DP World partners with TradeLens to digitise supply chains

DP World aims to connect all of its 82 marine and inland container terminals, as well as feeder companies and logistics divisions with TradeLens