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Etisalat to launch 5G enterprise multi-access edge computing in collaboration with Microsoft

Etisalat deploys Microsoft Azure Stack Edge to offer 5G, IoT and AI applications at the enterprise customer premise

Will the future of work be defined by employee experience?

The acquisition and retention of great talent requires great foresight

Microsoft unveils Windows 11

Microsoft has included new accessibility options designed by and for people of determination

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The growing opportunity for education technology in post-covid era

Building on the advances of the past two years, authorities can build a 21st-century education system that combines traditional teaching with the latest technology

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

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Microsoft-Accenture JV Avanade launches presence in the UAE

Adriano Neves to lead Avanade’s business in the region

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Microsoft announces Windows 11 roll out date

Among the many new key features, Start now utilises the power of the cloud and Microsoft 365 to show recent files, no matter what device they were previously viewed on

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Etisalat unveils a suite of collaboration solutions in UAE

Businesses to achieve higher productivity and workforce efficiency

Low-budget games steal spotlight at annual video game convention E3

This year’s online-only event was much quieter, with many hot releases delayed as a result of the pandemic

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Abu Dhabi Terminals partners with Microsoft for AI-enabled container tracking solutions

The new technology will ensure 100 per cent traceability of containers, as well as the potential to launch an autonomous vehicle system

Four reasons why regional manufacturers must adopt AI

Automation and AI is helping drive a manufacturing resurgence in many regions, according to Microsoft

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Here’s how Abu Dhabi is powering its smart government services

By developing partnerships with big tech companies like Microsoft, the Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA) is revolutionising the way people interact with the government

How Microsoft tools have helped Abu Dhabi’s tourism authority during the Covid crisis

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT) embarked on its digital transformation journey before the pandemic, leaving it better prepared to adapt to the crisis

Microsoft Cloud delivers for Dubai-based startup

With support from Microsoft, Digiteam offers its sales digitisation and gamification mobile solution on the cloud and scales to new customers across different markets

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How data and AI are transforming regional organisations in 2021

The people and organisations who adapted to the crisis the quickest did so with technology

UAE’s first holographic surgery carried out at Burjeel Medical City

Surgeons from 13 different countries assisted by HoloLens 2 from Microsoft

Over 2,000 UAE teachers join ‘Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts’ rank

UAE educators make up one in 10 out of 20,000 worldwide

Kuwait picks Microsoft Teams for national online education platform

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

Are underwater datacentres the future of cloud storage?

Microsoft’s underwater datacentre experiment shows promise

How Covid-19 compressed years of digital transformation into months: lessons from Microsoft

Sayed Hashish, general manager, Microsoft UAE, tells Gulf Business how technology will continue to play an active role in hybrid working beyond the onset of this decade

Microsoft to upskill UAE nationals in new Emiratisation initiative

Microsoft signs MoU with Dubai Government Human Resources Department under its Tomoh programme

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Oracle wins deal for TikTok’s US operations

A deal between ByteDance, TikTok’s parent company, and Oracle will look more like a corporate restructuring than an outright sale, sources said

UAE-based insurer Daman deploys Covid-19 AI bot with Microsoft

The Daman Health Bot offers general medical information and recommendations for Covid-19

TikTok sale in key western markets imminent: reports

Microsoft, Walmart, Twitter and Oracle have made bids for TikTok

Apple can block Fortnite from its app store, judge rules

Court however orders Apple to restore Unreal Engine

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Microsoft sides with Epic Games in legal fight against Apple

The App Store forces applications and games on it to use its exclusive in-app payment system

TikTok to challenge Trump’s executive order in court: reports

US government claims TikTok users data could be accessed by Chinese government

Oracle joins bid to acquire TikTok as US ban looms

Oracle joins early front runners Microsoft and Twitter in bid to buy video-sharing site

Dubai Tourism taps Microsoft Azure for information sharing platforms

Dubai Tourism College runs online learning Microsoft Teams

Microsoft targets zero-waste operations by 2030

Microsoft aims to eliminate single-use plastics from its packaging by 2025