Monday , 21 October 2019

Technology

Abu Dhabi announces world’s first Artificial Intelligence university

Graduate students can now apply to Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence with registration set to open in August 2020 Abu Dhabi today announced the establishment of the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence, MBZUAI, the first graduate level, research-based AI university in the world. MBZUAI will enable graduate students, businesses, and governments to advance the artificial intelligence …

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Samsung Galaxy partners with YouTube to deliver an uninterrupted viewing and listening experience

Samsung users can enjoy up to 4 months of free, uninterrupted, ad-free access to YouTube Premium, including YouTube Music Premium Samsung Galaxy customers have an exciting reason to celebrate – Samsung Gulf Electronics has partnered with YouTube to offer up to four months of free, uninterrupted, ad-free access to YouTube Premium and its new music streaming service, YouTube Music. As …

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Smart Dubai is developing 30 blockchain projects: PwC

50% of government transactions to be on Blockchain by 2021 Government departments in the UAE are adopting blockchain technologies faster than the private sector, and there are more than 30 projects under development as part of Smart Dubai initiative alone. The UAE has undertaken a broad and multi-faceted blockchain-themed initiative called Emirates Blockchain Strategy 2021, global consultant PwC said in …

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UAE’s Arabtec talks with UBS to advise on potential Trojan merger deal

In September, the Dubai listed contractor said that it has commenced with Abu Dhabi-based construction group Trojan Holding a review of the possibility of combining their construction businesses. UAE’s Arabtec Holding is in negotiations with UBS to appoint the bank as financial advisor to assist the preliminary review and evaluation of a potential business combination with Trojan Holding. In September, …

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ADDED launches new website during GITEX Technology Week 2019

In line with the move to consolidate Abu Dhabi Government Services’ ‘TAMM’ initiative New online portal reflects department’s efforts to facilitate procedures for customers to enable an easier and flexible experience Al Hajeri: We aim to provide smart government services through a common platform in line with Abu Dhabi’s move towards digital transformation Dubai: The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic …

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Jordan: Pio-Tech Sponsors New Trends in Computing Sciences Conference

Under the Patronage of HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan Amman – Jordan: Pio-Tech, the leading provider of Banking Business Intelligence and Performance Management Solutions in the Middle East and Africa, served as the main sponsor of the 2nd International Conference on New Trends in Computing Sciences (ICTCS’19). Held at the St. Regis Hotel & Residence, under the patronage of …

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GCC companies must improve execution of their digital transformation strategies to make significant progress

A survey by Strategy& found that just five percent of companies in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa implemented critical technologies that help to foster digitization While the importance of digitization in business is widely accepted and several corporate leaders believe that it can be a major boost to revenue as well as profitability, the outcomes of companies executing their …

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“Digital Planets participates for the first time in “GITEX Technology Week” under “Sophos” umbrella

The Egyptian Company Announces Latest Security Solutions Cairo: “Digital Planets” the leader Egyptian company and partner of biggest technology providers in Egypt and the middle east has announced for the first time its participation in Gitex Dubai Technology Week in its 39th round from 6th-10th October in Dubai international trade center under the slogan of Synergizing the Mind and Technology …

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Zain KSA deploys Middle East’s largest 5G network

The 5G service will provide prepaid and post-paid customers with high-speed internet connectivity 10 times faster than the current 4G network Zain KSA has deployed 5G commercial services in the kingdom, with 2000 towers covering more than 20 cities. The deployment is the largest 5G network in the region to date and the services will be further expanded to cover …

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National Bank of Fujairah partners with Fintech Galaxy

Fintechs which participated NBF’s challenge presented solutions for account aggregation and instant settlement and digitisation for the Murabaha process National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) has announced its partnership with Fintech Galaxy, a fintech digital crowdsourcing platform. Recently the bank participated in the MENA Fintech hackathon organised by Fintech Galaxy, which brought together the region’s leading banks, regulators, industry experts and …

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