#Technology

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan

Inaugural UAE Tolerance Esports Games to begin on November 13

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan launched the Global Commission for Tolerance in Esports and Gaming

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates Dhs590m Dubai Intelligent Traffic Systems Centre

The centre will use artificial intelligence, big data, internet of things and advanced communication systems to monitor and manage road networks

In pictures: First passengers make maiden voyage in hyperloop pod to mark testing milestone

Josh Giegel, co-founder and chief technology officer, and Sara Luchian, director of passenger experience, were the first people to ride

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

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

Huawei Enterprise’s Middle East head on how the regional tech landscape is set to evolve

President of Enterprise Business Group for the Middle East, David Shi, talks about the role of digital transformation

Sandra Skairjeh

How we can encourage more women to enter the region’s tech industry

Technology companies have been investing in diversity programmes aimed at attracting female workers

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’

Banking Tech

Here’s how regional banks can create a loyal customer base

Lenders should leverage the use of technology to understand customers’ needs and create a personalised journey for them, says IT firm Comarch

Khalifa university

Research team at UAE’s Khalifa University manufacture reusable 3D-printed facemasks

A prototype has been printed and assessments will be performed on it before it receives the necessary approvals

Mubadala acquires stake in Abu Dhabi-based AI specialist G42

Mubadala will integrate two of its entities, Injazat and Khazna, into G42

Shailesh Dash main

Phi Trends: Why gaming stocks are hitting big

The global gaming sector has transformed from being merely a form of entertainment to a booming industry that has strong investment potential

Jose Neves Farfetch

Exclusive: Farfetch founder José Neves on the exponential growth of luxury fashion e-commerce

José Neves talks about the rationale behind smart acquisitions, building white-label digital infrastructure for companies, and why the Middle East region is vital to its business

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Sheikh Mohammed announces plans to build new satellite in Dubai

Expected to launch in 2023, the MBZ-SAT will be the second satellite to be built by an all-Emirati team

Why it’s time we digitally transform our approach to mental health and well-being

What options does the digital realm offer businesses who want to look after their employees’ well-being?

Emirates Dubai International Airport DXB

Emirates launches ‘biometric path’ for contactless experience at Dubai airport

The biometric touchpoints are currently installed at Terminal 3 within DXB

Etisalat

UAE’s Etisalat recognised as world’s fastest mobile network

Previously, Etisalat won the Speedtest Awards for fastest mobile network worldwide in Q1-Q2 and Q2-Q3 2020

Precision medicine – exciting potential for GCC investors

A personalised and customised approach to healthcare looms

Jones Food Company

Why the GCC and Britain are collaborating for food security

The GCC states have launched agritech programmes and are working to facilitate global agribusiness trade and diversify international food sources

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Dubai Police completes over 1.3 million transactions via its smart platform this year

The Dubai Police Smart Police Stations have also processed 60,216 transactions in the corresponding period

GluCare App

New tech-based diabetes centre offering real-time monitoring opens in Dubai

Patients will be provided with wearable and connected technology to track their parameters

The cross-functional role of CFOs in regional businesses

CFOs need to remain flexible and adapt quickly to a changing environment

Local

Khalifa Fund partners with noon.com to support Abu Dhabi SMEs

SMEs will gain access to noon’s customers, its logistics and fulfillment network, and secure payment gateway

UAE Space Agency signs NASA’s Artemis Accords for cooperation in space exploration

NASA’s Artemis Accords is based on the vision of the United Nations’ Outer Space Treaty of 1967

Apple iPhone 12

Apple launches iPhone 12 line with 5G speeds, new screens

The new iPhones support 5G, a new wireless standard that can transmit data as much as 10 times faster than the current 4G LTE technology

EA Sports Dubai FIFA 21

Dubai featured in EA Sports FIFA 21 video game

Dubai Tourism partnered with Electronic Arts to feature the emirate in the video game which was released last week

Area 2071

Area 2071 in Dubai launches projects to support emerging tech companies

The three projects were selected from among over 150 projects participating in a special programme launched by District 2071

ADNOC and Group 42 launch new AI-focused company in Abu Dhabi

AIQ will develop and commercialise AI products and applications for the oil and gas industry

Emirates NBD

Dubai’s Emirates NBD launches new digital supply chain financing platform

The smartSCF platform will provide automated tools to optimise working capital and reduce transaction costs

Honda Red Bull F1

Honda to exit F1 post 2021 season

It will use F1 technology to drive its goal of electrifying two-thirds of its fleet by 2030

Midis SI Group acquires Abu Dhabi-based IT services company MAGNOOS

Founder Michael Halas to continue running MAGNOOS as managing partner