#Technology

Open Platform

Open platform: The idea of digital ecosystems

The idea of digital ecosystem is to create an environment around a single, core banking platform, so that customers can be offered value added services in the most user-friendly

Pulse Music

How Pulse Music is reinventing the music industry with blockchain

Pulse Music co-founder and CEO Mehdi Cherif explains his aim to provide quality content across all platforms while maintaining enthusiasm through constant innovation

Autodesk

Autodesk, Epic Games partner to deliver real-time, immersive design capabilities to customers

This joint effort aims to make immersive real-time environments easily accessible to designers, engineers and construction professionals, so they can deliver more projects in less time

WhatsApp down for users

WhatsApp is down for thousands of users; back online after an hour

The outage affected both personal and group chats

autonomous Data

Autonomous data management: A golden future for data

When autonomous data management takes over, artificial intelligence can enable proactive decision making and policy application at a much more granular level

BMW

BMW Group, AWS partner to develop new cloud technologies

The collaboration will focus on cloud-based infrastructure for BMW’s vehicle data processing and provision

GB Tech Awards

Revealed: GB Tech Awards 2022 shortlists

The GB Tech Awards will be held on November 2 at the Social Distrikt – The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

blockchain

Blockchain trends to look for in 2023

From IT to financial services, government, healthcare and other industries, blockchain is changing how we do business and share information

Insights: AI crypto ratings vs The bear market

Evai’s founder and CEO, Matt Dixon examines the unprecedented market conditions and lifts the lid on the predictive technology that is powering and protecting profits

Dubai

Dubai traces a digital path towards a smart future

The Digital Dubai initiative represents a vision to recreate the traditional top-bottom city management model into one that is representative and sustainable

Infobip

Infobip helps MENA customers become digital transformation pioneers

Since 2006, Infobip has grown to become the world’s most connected cloud communication platform, and achieved $1bn in revenue in 2020

Financial

Why a digital-first approach is the way to go for financial services to ensure growth

The transformation of financial services is more important than ever. Here’s why…

sustainable

Enabling green tech innovations for a sustainable future

Innovative digital transformation is one of the key enablers towards a sustainable future

Data employees

How to protecting your company’s data when employees leave

A new wave of intelligent data classification solutions greatly improves both visibility and accuracy

e-commerce

It’s time to drop the ‘e’ from e-commerce

Ensure the right reaction from your target audience with these pointers

online

How limiting our online information can safeguard our lives

Is our propensity for sharing every detail of our lives – and the lives of our kids – putting ourselves, our friends and family, and even our employers and colleagues, at risk?

Everyday AI

Insights: Building a value-added culture of everyday AI

Here are the six key factors that can help the process

Bose

Review: Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II

The earbuds debut new technology uniquely tuned for a personalised performance

Here’s how ASUS is empowering businesses in the Middle East

For the second year in a row, ASUS participated at Gitex Global to showcase its latest Expertbooks for business and education

digital health

The dawn of digital health in the Middle East

Digitalisation can either replace human input totally or just facilitate or help a human to do a job easily and efficiently

Udrive automotive

How tech-enabled automotive apps are changing the face of the industry

Automotive apps will power innovation in the car rental sector, says Udrive CEO Nicholas Watson

Digital accessibility

Digital accessibility: Making sure technology works for everyone

Accessibility needs to be integrated into all induction training, carefully tailored to the new employee’s role, whether it be design, development or programme management

Digital city

How a digital city acts as the foundation of smart, sustainable living

Smart cities built on digital twin platforms can help address current challenges, predict future occurrences and proactively resolve them

Everdome metaverse

Cover story: How Everdome is carving a future well-versed with the metaverse

Everdome’s chief marketing officer Bally Singh on how the company is creating its vision for a metaverse ecosystem which offers limitless possibilities

digital transformation

Omnix International explains the key building blocks for digital transformation

Customers must build the right skills to manage the transformation journey and engage with selected partners to advise and execute the journey for them

Digital dentistry

Insights: The changing world of digital dentistry

Technology is transforming dentistry for the better, and new imaging technology has paved the way

Tech Mahindra

Interview: Ram Ramachandran, senior vice president – MEA at Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra strategically chose MEA as a focus geography in the early 2000s and has benefitted from a long successful traction and growth over the past two decades

SMS

SMS phishing: how cloud migration has opened the door to a new cyber-foe

The interconnectivity of cloud environments makes it easier for attackers to initiate lateral movement — hopping from endpoint to host to application to sensitive data

UAE Payments

UAE payments revenue expected to reach $18.7bn by 2031 – report

The compound annual growth rate of the UAE’s overall payments revenue is forecasted to be at 7.7 per cent from 2021 – 2031, while the region is expected to grow by 9.3 per cent within the same period

Hitachi Energy

Hitachi Energy delivers grid connection solution for Qatar’s Al Kharsaah solar PV plant

The grid integration solution connects the solar photovoltaic plants to the national power grid, helping Qatar toward its 2030 emission reduction goal