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Gitex 2020: UAE to host Israeli tech delegation

Gitex will host the UAE-Israel Future Digital Economy Summit and the Gitex Future Stars Israel Innovation Discovery Day

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Cyber protection specialist Acronis confirms participation in Gitex Technology Week 2020

Acronis offers innovative backup, anti-ransomware, disaster recovery, storage, and enterprise file syncing and sharing solutions, among other services

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Why partnerships are key to achieving the GCC’s smart city ambitions

UK technology companies involved in smart city projects across the region share their experience of collaborating with developers in the Gulf

ICT talent beckons a new era of learning in the Middle East

Adequate ICT talent is required to accelerate digital enablement plans across the region

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Gitex 2020: Everything you need to know

The only major global tech event set to be held live next month at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Gitex will see technology and business leaders from across the world gather to set growth strategies for the future

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Record growth in users of official UAE government portal from January-October: TRA

It recorded a 50.73 per cent year-on-year increase over the 6.54 million users recorded in the same period in 2019

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Sheikh Mohammed launches digital school initiative aiming to reach a million students in five years

The initiative will mainly cater to students who do not have easy access to formal education

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

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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

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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?

Tier RTA

Tier begins e-scooter service in Dubai after getting RTA nod

E-scooters with swappable batteries will be deployed in JLT, Downtown, among other areas

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

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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