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Kuwait Gulf Oil Company implements Oracle cloud applications to drive business growth

More than 60 core business processes automated to enhance efficiency, drive business continuity and enable seamless remote working

Over 60% of UAE consumers already holiday shopping to avoid supply chain issues

New Oracle survey finds UAE consumers on edge over high prices, out-of-stock products, and delivery delays

Oracle announces second cloud region in the UAE

Emaar, Emirates Post Group chose Oracle Cloud Abu Dhabi Region for strategic business operations

Over 90% of UAE employees believe robots can support their career better than humans

To retain and grow top talent amidst changing workplace dynamics, employers need to pay attention to employee needs more than ever before

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Oracle signed on as first tenant of hyperscale data centre in Saudi Arabia’s NEOM

Oracle’s second cloud region in Saudi Arabia will enable support of Vision 2030 technology ambitions

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Oracle expands global cloud footprint

The company plans to have at least 44 cloud regions by the end of 2022

Oxford University and Oracle collaborate to detect Covid-19 variants faster

Global research community using genomic sequencing platform, running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, to discover new coronavirus mutations

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

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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Oracle updates fusion cloud procurement

The fusion cloud procurement is a software suite that handles an organisation’s whole source-to-settle cycle

Saudi’s Tourism Development Fund deploys Oracle Cloud to automate processes

The implementation is designed to drive automation and integration of TDF’s core functions including banking, finance, HR and procurement

Deutsche Bank partners with Oracle to accelerate its digital transformation

The two companies have also agreed to form a joint innovation partnership

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Saudi fintech Tamara eyes expansion into new products following $110m funding

Tamara, which claims to be Saudi Arabia’s fastest-growing BNPL provider, allows consumers new ways to pay online

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

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Abu Dhabi’s Miral selects Oracle Cloud for ERP, HCM applications

Miral is the developer behind Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi

Businesses trust robots more than humans to manage money

Oracle survey says 67 per cent of people would prefer robots manage their corporate and personal finances

In pictures: Gulf Business Awards 2020 Winners’ Dinner

The winners received their accolades at a dinner ceremony on December 9

Revealed: Winners at the 2020 Gulf Business Awards

The awards acknowledged champions from across the region’s business spectrum

Dubai’s Emirates Driving Institute picks Oracle Cloud for ERP, HCM applications

Emirates Driving Institute deploys Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications

Saudi mall operator Arabian Centres picks Oracle for business processes transformation

Arabian Centres to deploy Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications

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Most UAE workers believe robots can support their mental health better than humans: study

Oracle study says 84 per cent of employees would pick AI over humans

Building resilience: your fortune-teller in the cloud

Business leaders need the capabilities and systems to predict future disruption

Oracle, ByteDance issue conflicting reports on TikTok ownership

Divergent positions could scuttle the deal as US ban looms

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Oracle to acquire 12.5% stake in TikTok Global

Video-sharing app to store all US user data on Oracle Cloud

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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

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

Oracle announces new regional head, replaces long-serving Arun Khehar

Oracle’s first cloud data centre for the region recently went live in Jeddah

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