Wednesday , 20 November 2019
Breaking News

Marc Mcilhone

Marc Mcilhone
Marc Mcilhone is ArabBrains' Editor - sourcing news and features content and overseeing the work of the site’s contributors. Marc’s work is informed by his technical background in architecture having worked for some of the UK’s leading practices on projects within the education, healthcare and housing sectors. Marc has a particular interest in how innovators are creating sustainable solutions that have a positive impact on people’s everyday lives. Please email press releases and news to: editor@arabbrains.com

Expo School Programme’s curated educational tours set to wow students at the World’s Greatest Show

Expo 2020 tours, specially curated for UAE schools, can now be booked online Four exciting student journeys have been designed by the Expo School Programme Unique thematic itineraries will complement existing UAE school curriculums DUBAI: – Schools across the UAE can now sign up their students to explore a world of possibilities at Expo 2020 Dubai, with the launch of …

Read More »

Ex-Namshi CEO’s ‘buy now, pay later’ fintech start-up gets seed funding

Tabby to provide UAE and Saudi customers with flexi payment options for online purchases UAE-based fintech start-up Tabby, which offers customers the option to ‘pay later or in installments’ for goods bought online, has secured a $2-million seed funding in a round led by Global Founders Capital, with participation from Arbor Ventures and Wamda Capital. Founded by Hosam Arab, former …

Read More »

Wamda marks a decade of entrepreneurship at Area 2071 in Dubai

Wamda and Area 2071 hosted a panel discussion on Wednesday, November 6, to discuss the growth of the startup ecosystem over the past decade, and investigate the challenges that remain to be addressed. The event opened with remarks by Khalfan Juma Belhoul , chief executive officer (CEO) of Dubai Future Foundation. Moderated by Wamda executive chairman Fadi Ghandour, the session …

Read More »

TSME fortifies its 2020 growth strategy along with its partners

Longstanding partnership with Software AG and a recent one with Automation Anywhere promises positive outlook for 2020 Technology Strategies Middle East (TSME), a leading specialist partner for global technology vendors in the region recently announced its expansion in India and Jordan. The expansion is a result of successful long-standing vendor-partner relationships, thereby continuing its growth journey expanding to new markets …

Read More »

Green Pledge: Dubai-based Majid Al Futtaim to eliminate single-use plastic by 2025

Group’s single-use plastic policy will help tackle one of the most pressing environmental challenges of the region Dubai head-quartered retail giant Majid Al Futtaim announced on Tuesday a group-wide commitment to phase-out single-use plastics across all the countries where it operates by 2025. The group currently operates 26 shopping malls, 13 hotels, almost 300 Carrefour stores, 46 VOX Cinemas screens …

Read More »

Etisalat Digital and DMCC partner to transform Dubai’s JLT to the first 5G powered smart district

Partnership will see a range of innovation-led initiatives launched across DMCC’s Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) district Starting this month, smart solutions will be installed across JLT, home to over 16,000 companies and 100,000 people who live, work and visit the area. JLT to become the first smart and sustainable district of its kind in the region, supporting Dubai’s ambition to …

Read More »

GEMS Dubai American Academy Elementary named Apple Distinguished School

Apple Distinguished Schools are centers of innovation, leadership and educational excellence that use technology to inspire creativity, collaboration and critical thinking GEMS Dubai American Academy Elementary has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School from 2019 to 2022, for its continuous innovation in teaching and learning and implementation of technology in student learning. Apple Distinguished Schools are centers of innovation, …

Read More »

Dubai: A global hub for entrepreneurship and innovation

Fahad Al Gergawi, CEO of Dubai FDI said: “Team Dubai Advantage initiative is inspired by the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai a global hub for entrepreneurship and innovation and a test-bed for leading technologies shaping the future.” Dubai FDI, the …

Read More »

Omar Al Olama inaugurates Ingram Micro’s experience zone at the innovation hub in Dubai Internet City

Showcasing Active Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Security, Transport, Medicine, Environment, and Smart Cities HE Omar Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, inaugurated Ingram Micro’s Experience Zone, part of the company’s regional Head Quarters located in the Innovation hub at Dubai Internet City. The Zone showcases numerous Artificial Intelligence-driven Computer Vision and IoT use cases, including applications for …

Read More »

Dubai Silicon Oasis, Intel launch new phase of Innovation Center

Intel Innovation Center’s offerings will span three categories: Market-ready Solutions, Intel Select Solutions and Intel Technology Showcase Demos Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), a free zone technology park, and US-based technology firm Intel, have launched a new phase of “Intel Innovation Center” will feature new solutions in AI, blockchain, video analytics and autonomous driving. The project is directly aligned with the …

Read More »