#Technology

Egypt post

Egypt Post signs agreement with SAP to establish an integrated system for cloud solutions

The agreement will allow Egypt Post to study, analyse and develop current business cycles in a practical way

UAE's economy

Here’s how digitisation can support UAE’s non-oil economy

The widespread adoption of technologies such as cloud computing, big data, AI and 5G makes it easier to discover potential data value and improve efficiency

technology

Insights: Advancing the role of tax authorities through technology

Tax authorities are aggressively adopting artificial intelligence to generate and preserve taxpayer data

Oracle Saudi

Oracle appoints Reham Almusa as country leader for Saudi Arabia

Almusa joined Oracle in April 2021 as cloud applications director, following which she was given the additional responsibility of leading the brand’s public sector business in the kingdom

HUAWEI Matebook X Pro

Hands-on review: Huawei MateBook X Pro

The upgraded features in the laptop make it an ideal device for business professionals and students

The cloud's George Karam and Kamil Rogalinski

Cloud kitchen platform The Cloud raises $10m in latest funding round

The funding round was led by Middle East Venture Partners and Olayan Financing Company with participation from Rua Growth Fund

Digital Assets

Cover Story: Why digital assets are key for the financial sector

Digital assets can unlock opportunities with immense potential for the financial services industry, allowing fintechs to offer their clients a host of benefits

Inery

Inery acquires investment from Metavest at $128m valuation

The company aims to expand its use cases – particularly in GameFi, where it seeks to explore the full potential of gaming industry

Pure Storage

Pure Storage to demonstrate series of storage solutions at Gitex Global

The company will showcase innovations including its Evergreen//One, Pure Fusion, Portworx Data Services and FlashArray//X

UAE-based technology firms Tahaluf Al Emarat, CPX Holding sign MoU

The partnership aims to provide secure, reliable IT solutions and advisory services to enterprises and government entities

Fugro

Geo-data solutions provider Fugro expands its presence in the Middle East

The facility will host a remote operations centre expanding the company’s remote and autonomous capabilities, transforming the maritime sector

Omnix

Omnix launches center of excellence to support businesses in their digital journeys

The center of excellence is designed to provide a centralised and coherent view of the users’ network, security and operations challenges

Hands-on review: Huawei MatePad Pro

The Huawei MatePad Pro is designed for professionals, students and content creators, to be a smart office tool that is efficient, convenient and easy to use

Samsung emissions

Samsung to invest $5bn under plan to tame rising emissions

South Korea’s biggest company also aims to switch overseas factories entirely to renewable electricity within five years

stc_SDAIA_MoU

Saudi Data and AI Authority, stc to develop digital technologies, AI solutions

The organisations intend to localise digital solutions and exchange experiences and knowledge in the field of data management and governance

Google Cloud

Google Cloud inks sustainability agreement with Saudi government authorities

Google Cloud with SDAIA, MEWA and Climate Engine will launch the Earth Observation and Science Programme which will help address environmental, water and agricultural challenges

Ellington Properties

Dubai-based Ellington Properties partners with Microsoft to support business growth

Microsoft’s property management solution minimises manual processes and human interference thereby ensuring enhanced service

Saudi IBM

Saudi govt authorities, IBM join forces to reduce kingdom’s emissions

IBM will work with SDAIA to identify high value applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning to solve challenges in public and private sector organisations

Dulsco

Dulsco opts for Oracle cloud applications to enhance digital operations

With Oracle applications for finance, supply chain, HR and customer service, the company will be able to standardise business processes on a single platform

Lyve Global

Abu Dhabi’s Lyve Global acquires majority stake in Shopini World

The acquisition is in line with Lyve’s $150m acquisition strategy to expand its digital ecosystem and geographical expansion

Anghami

Streaming platform Anghami expands global footprint via telecom partnerships

Anghami joins hands with Danish telco Hallo and Virgin Mobile Kuwait to provide unlimited access and downloads of songs, podcasts and other audio content

Here are 10 of the best new features of iOS 16 for your iPhone

Here are 10 of the best new features of iOS 16 for your iPhone

Apple says the new operating system offers “all-new personalisation features, deeper intelligence, and more seamless ways to communicate and share”

Wio

Region’s first platform bank Wio launches in UAE

The new bank will provide solutions in three areas – digital banking apps, embedded finance and banking-as-a-service solutions

Nutanix

Nutanix to present hybrid multi-cloud solutions at Gitex Global

The company will share its strategy which emphasises that enterprises should never settle for cloud chaos, but rather, embrace a hybrid multi-cloud platform

Games for Change

First MENA Games for Change summit to be held in Abu Dhabi

The two-day summit will be held on October 11-12, 2022 and will connect 300 leaders across Abu Dhabi’s gaming industry

Infor cloud

Infor to demonstrate cloud software solutions at Gitex Global

The company will highlight smart, pre-configured cloud solutions to enable customers to simplify complexity and transform business processes

Direct Debit

UAE’s first paperless Direct Debit Marketplace launched

Fintech company Direct Debit System, launched the platform to facilitate recurring payments such as school fees, rent and subscription services

Honor

Interview: Why Honor focused on bringing vlogging solutions to users

Setting a new standard for mobile vlogging, the Honor 70 delivers a giant leap forward in mobile imaging and video performance, says Zac Li, general manager at Honor GCC

VMware Gitex

VMware to exhibit its latest innovations in multi-cloud, apps modernisation at Gitex Global

The company will also have a presence at Global DevSlam, a transformational project by the UAE government which will run alongside Gitex Global

Sitecore

Sitecore to highlight benefits of composable digital experience platform at Gitex Global

The company has invested significantly in acquiring and integrating new products and focusing on a cloud-based, composable software-as-a-service model