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GCC countries should prioritise economies, citizens and innovation in a post-Covid world

GCC governments need to pursue an aspirational future and bring it to life in a holistic and integrated way

DEWA to provide free charging to non-commercial electric vehicles in Dubai under new initiative

As of February 2021, the number of electric cars in Dubai has increased to 2,473

Abu Dhabi taxis to now accept PayBy digital payments

Drivers will receive payment success incentives to promote the new cashless transactions

Cover story: Why this man is seeking to create the ‘world’s largest digital bank’

Digitisation has transformed the way industries operate, with businesses now required to innovate constantly. For Mountaser Hachem, CEO and founder of Monty Holding, the leap has been about seeking opportunities in fintech

UAE’s Mashreq to use Oracle’s Transaction Banking platform

The platform is expected to help Mashreq respond more efficiently to the funding needs of local businesses and address capital diversification too

How to restore trust in technology

To be considered trustworthy, tech companies need to act responsibly and overtly

Three important future trends to look out for in 2021

Countries need to tackle vulnerabilities in their economies, embrace innovation and move towards a more digital future

How to redefine innovation for the upcoming virtual era

Innovation is never easy but it is always essential

How fintech innovations are helping the unbanked across the GCC

As societies adopt more digital payment tools, it is important to bring along the 25 million locally who are still living in cash mode

In pictures: Is this the world’s ‘most innovative car’?

The Porsche Taycan, the brand’s first fully electric model, offers many firsts and gives a glimpse into the future of efficient electromobility

Dubai Airshow

Dubai Airshow to return in 2021, discuss future of the aviation sector

The event, taking place from November 14 –18, will serve as a platform for the innovation within the industry during Covid-19

Outlook: What skills are crucial for future employment?

The world of work is changing and developing new skills is the only way to keep pace with this change

World’s largest fish and meat retailer receives funding from Abu Dhabi

FreshToHome will invest in aquaculture and agriculture solutions aimed at supporting food production in arid and desert climates

Key elements that differentiate the future of smart offices in the region

Cloud video conferencing is now a core capability

Why financial institutions must leverage technology to align with the ‘new normal’

Organisations that accelerate their digital strategies are likely to be the businesses that will see an effective economic ‘bounceback’

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

How executive education can help navigate through a crisis

Executive education can help professionals and business leaders stay resilient and beat sudden disruptions

Dubai Financial Services Authority

Technology, operational resilience critical to the future of financial services

A stable financial sector is key to sustainable growth

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

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

Expo 2020 Dubai appoints China’s Terminus as official robotics partner

The technology firm will set up its first headquarters outside China at District 2020