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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

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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's DMCC welcomes 15 companies through their impact scale-up programme

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

Make experiences the starting point of your organisation strategy

Fear of the unknown holding back business process transformation in many organisations

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An eye on the future: Micro Focus’ Gonzalo Usandizaga on upcoming tech trends

As individuals and businesses adjust to the new normal, Gonzalo Usandizaga – vice president and general manager, Emerging and Growth Markets at Micro Focus, sheds light on the trends that are here to stay

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Apple appoints Greg Joswiak as new marketing head

Joswiak replaces Phil Schiller who will step down from his position as vice president of global marketing and lead only the App Store and Apple events

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The League of Legends World Championship to be held in China next month

The League of Legends 2020 World Championships would be held in Shanghai, from September 25 – October 31

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Huawei becomes world’s top smartphone vendor in FY Q2 2020

The majority of Huawei’s phone sales from April-June was in China

New space technology centre to be set up in Abu Dhabi

One of its main objectives will be to build capabilities and create a technical space hub in the UAE

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Planning for the data centres of tomorrow in the Middle East

Ensuring data centers are fully prepared to meet the future demand is a critical endeavour to support the new digital economy

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Why businesses within the Middle East need to guard against a “new normal” wave of cyberattacks

While cybersecurity systems in place may have been enough before the pandemic, companies need to reassess their frameworks in light of this increased stress to ensure business continuity

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Phi Trends: The business implications of 5G

Investors must keep a lookout for stocks with game-changing potential, which inevitably will tap into 5G and enable future growth prospects, opines entrepreneur and investor Shailesh Dash

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Xiaomi prepares to launch new e-book reader to compete with Amazon Kindle

Xiaomi has previously launched the iReader T6 and MiReader in China

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NVIDIA touted to take over chip manufacturing giant ARM – reports

SoftBank had acquired ARM in 2016 in a deal worth $32bn

Dubai-based 3D printing start-up Immensa to expand to Saudi Arabia, US

Amid Covid-19 pandemic, Immensa remobilised to produce more than 20,000 3D printed face shields per week

Is your supply chain exposing your business to cyber risk?

Unfortunately, most companies don’t even know who their vendors and partners are