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Three trends defining the future of healthcare

The weakness of the present healthcare system revealed by the Covid-19 crisis, along with the rise in chronic diseases associated with lifestyle changes and a rapidly ageing population worldwide, will shape the future of healthcare

The growth trajectory of Oman’s startup sector

Oman’s startup and innovation ecosystem is picking up pace

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Oracle building major cloud data centres in the UAE, Saudi Arabia

As Oracle opens its new cloud region in Dubai, the company’s regional head, Abdul Rahman Al Thehaiban, explains why the cloud plays a key role in the current crisis

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Yalla Group becomes first UAE-based technology unicorn to list on NYSE

Yalla aims to raise around $139.5m through the listing of 18.5 million shares

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Amazon-focused marketing agency Podean launches in the Middle East

The regional office is located in Dubai, with Paul Hart appointed as managing director for the MENA region

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Phi Trends: Cloud computing and big data – the way forward

Rising global digitisation due to the pandemic has been a catalyst for companies in the cloud computing and data analytics space, opines entrepreneur and investor Shailesh Dash

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Bremont releases all-new ionBird timepiece to mark collaboration with Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce will attempt to break the all-electric speed record next year with a new aircraft currently under development

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Hands-on review: OPPO Reno4 Pro 5G

The OPPO Reno4 Pro 5G was launched in the UAE on September 22. We got an exclusive hands-on review with the device ahead of its launch

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All-new OPPO Reno4 Series, including 5G device, to be launched in the UAE on September 22

The Reno4 Pro 5G will be the highlight of the virtual launch event to be held this week

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Farfetch updates brand identity; launches new ‘Open Doors’ digital campaign

For the first time ever, Farfetch will resort to TV to push out its campaign

Ecommerce

Ajman Free Zone signs agreement with online retailer Noon to grow local e-commerce sector

Ajman Free Zone investors who hold e-commerce licenses can now join Noon’s platform

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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

Covid-19 impact: How significant is workplace wellness in UAE-based offices?

A healthy work environment starts with an empowered leadership that prioritises the mental and physical well-being of all employees

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Abu Dhabi’s Group 42 becomes first UAE company to announce international office in Israel

The new office will be led by a team of experts from both countries and will focus on healthcare and Covid-19 diagnostic solutions

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Dubai’s Emirates enters into agreement with Huawei

There are over half-a-million downloads already of the Emirates app from Huawei’s AppGallery

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UAE’s Pure Harvest to open $30m facility in Kuwait to supply retailer Sultan Center

The farm will supply many varieties of tomatoes, vine crops, leafy greens and berries and is expected to open next year

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RTA begins using machine learning in planning bus routes in Dubai

The RTA aims to revamp 158 routes used by 2,158 buses in Dubai

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Phi Trends: How Covid-19 has accelerated healthtech

The crisis has opened up many growth avenues for healthtech ventures, which are attracting a significant amount of investor interest, opines entrepreneur and investor Shailesh Dash, who shares his market perspective in this monthly column

Mastercard rolls out tokenisation technology in the GCC to protect online shoppers

Currently, Mastercard has partnered with Checkout.com and FOO in the UAE to roll out the technology

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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

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Technology, operational resilience critical to the future of financial services

A stable financial sector is key to sustainable growth

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Uber launches ride services in Sharjah

Customers in Sharjah can access UberSelect, Uber’s more affordable service

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Sheikh Mohammed says digital economy is next priority for UAE

The digital economy’s contribution to the UAE’s local GDP in 2019 reached 4.3 per cent

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Fortnite-developer Epic Games sues Apple

Epic Games wants to use its own payment system to facilitate in-app purchases rather than relying on Apple

ESI Digital Summer

The upcoming ESI Digital Summer B2B esports conference will focus on the Middle East and other emerging regions

On August 18, the day will be dedicated to the Middle East, the world’s fastest-growing gaming market

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FBI warns against using Microsoft Windows 7

Microsoft stopped supporting Windows 7 with any further updates in January of this year

Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange to run on Nasdaq trading technology

Nasdaq’s clearing solution will provide DGCX with multi-asset class clearing and settlement

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Toshiba completes full exit from laptop business

Two years ago, it sold an 80.1 per cent stake in its PC business to Sharp

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UAE prepares to launch navigation satellite in 2021

The UAE’s navigation satellite will be the first project of Satellite Assembly, Integration and Testing Centre

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ESI to organise major B2B online esports gaming conference next week

The online ESI Digital Summer conference will be held from August 17-21