#Technology

Middle East Blockchain Awards

Abu Dhabi to host inaugural Middle East Blockchain Awards

As part of Abu Dhabi Finance Week, the event will be held at Palm Garden, W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island on November 18, 2022

digitalisation

How AI-driven digitalisation is transforming the engineering sector

AI can play an important role in supporting and outlining an engineering approach to a project and planning how materials, equipment and labour are organised

PwC Middle East

Gitex Global: PwC Middle East signs with G42 to boost tech solutions

PwC estimates, the Middle East is expected to accrue 2 per cent of total global benefits of AI in 2030 – equivalent to $320bn

Xiaomi 12T

Xiaomi launches 12T series in the UAE

Xiaomi 12T Pro comes in three storage variants, with price starting from Dhs2599

Patricia Keating and Dr Antoine Khadige

Writing the next chapter in the region’s fintech success story

Greater private sector involvement is imperative if fintech is to grow and become stronger

Cyberbit

Spire Solutions, Cyberbit partner to enhance cyber skills across GCC and Egypt

The collaboration aims to educate leaders about the importance of the human element in cybersecurity

Ecoflow

EcoFlow makes its official GCC debut at Gitex Global

EcoFlow is entering the market with its River Series, which is a portable power station for outdoor adventure

Bahrain

Bahrain receives direct investments worth $98m in the ICT sector

The investments are expected to create over 770 Jobs

Ring

Home security company Ring signs Mindware as distributor for UAE and Gulf

Mindware will work with Ring to provide product support across the region, via product training and joint customer visits

Gavin Aspden PwC

Cybersecurity is failing to keep up as digital transformation races ahead

The digital industry is suffering from a significant skills shortage, and one of the most critical areas affected by this is cybersecurity

Abu Dhabi Data Program

New ‘Abu Dhabi Data Program’ to help emirate’s government entities leverage data to drive growth

Abu Dhabi Data Program aims to harness data powered by a future-ready cross-government technology backbone built on UAE’s national sovereign cloud

Builder.ai team_photo courtesy builder.ae

Builder.ai, etisalat by e& partner to support UAE-based SMBs on their digital journey

etisalat by e&’s customers will have access to Builder.ai’s Studio Store and its pre-packaged apps that enable SMBs to become digitally native without having to hire a developer

Geidea

Fintech firm Geidea launches integrated point-of-sales solutions in the UAE

The UAE launch is expected to be followed up by further rollouts to other markets including Saudi Arabia and Egypt

Avaya

Avaya, Startek partner to offer customer experience solutions for global businesses

The collaboration will enable businesses to deliver better experiences to their customers through an all-inclusive, easy-to-manage, subscription-based service

Gitex Global: Lenovo and nybl partner to build AI ecosystem

Gitex Global: Lenovo and nybl partner to build AI ecosystem

The partnership will allow Lenovo and nybl to create customised solutions in a customer-first approach, creating advanced AI ecosystems for a variety of use-case scenarios

Smartworld

UAE’s e& enterprise completes acquisition of Smartworld

Smartworld is now rebranded to e& enterprise IoT and AI

Gitex

Gitex to launch Africa edition in 2023

Gitex Africa marks first international venture for the mega tech showcase, in partnership with Morocco’s Digital Development Agency

Gulf Business

Gulf Business enters non-fungible token space, launches GB Crypto NFT

Gulf Business has partnered with Virtua for this initiative

Acer

Acer unveils ‘world’s lightest’ 16-inch OLED laptop

Designed for productivity on-the-go and hybrid working models, the Swift Edge is a blend of performance, security and durability

Sinotrans

UAE telecom du signs MoU with Huawei and Sinotrans at Gitex Global

Huawei and du will deliver the 5G campus network solution to Sinotrans

Vodafone

Gitex Global: Vodafone, Ericsson facilitate data-driven decisions with AI-based solutions in Oman

Vodafone in Oman leverages Ericsson expert analytics and network optimisation cognitive software solution to increase network agility

cloud

Oracle to present latest cloud innovations at Gitex Global

Visitors can take the wheels of one of the fastest Formula 1 cars, and understand the role of real time data powered by Oracle Cloud

Aveva to showcase unified operations centre for data centres at Gitex Global

Organisations deploying this solution will realise reductions in project implementation times by up to 60 per cent

Low code

Insights: Myths and realities of low-code and no code

Organisations that use low-code are bound to do well in the long run due to its benefits

Unicorn

Procurement: The key to unlocking unicorn status

Procurement allows startups to understand the challenges and steps needed to scale up a business to become the next unicorn

Fintech Surge

Top firms to watch out for at Dubai’s Fintech Surge 2022

The second edition of the event will host insurtech and payments innovators

Chainalysis

Chainalysis to discuss blockchain risks, opportunities and compliance at Gitex Global

Visitors can experience live demos of Chainalysis Storyline, its Web3-native blockchain analysis tool, designed to visualise smart contract transactions

Lovely Human NFTs

Hub71 startup GLEAC introduces utility NFT ‘Lovely Humans’

Starting October 15, users can bid on a Lovely Human NFT for a chance to be a part of a community of leaders and game changers

tech trends

Top three tech trends shaping the future of businesses

Businesses must look out for impending technology trends to ensure they are in sync with customer exigencies

in5

Business incubator in5 to showcase seven Dubai-based startups at Gitex Global

The startups include businesses advancing cloud-based workflow automation, consumer electronic subscriptions, media streaming and targeting services