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Tag Archives: Digital

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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The UAE is ranked first in the Arab region in the digital competitiveness ranking 2019

Ranking 1st in the Arab Region and 9th globally in “Future Readiness” factor Al Mansoori: A new global testimony is added to the UAE’s long record of achievements Al Mansoori: Technology is the cornerstone of economic and social development strategies and plans adopted by developed economies Al Mansoori: Development and improvement of the technological infrastructure is a nonstop process, and …

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First Russian Centre for Digital Innovations launched in Dubai

The centre, facilitated by the Russian Export Centre, is one of the largest and only business support platforms for Russian tech firms outside Russia Dubai Internet City, DIC, today witnessed the launch of the first Russian Centre for Digital Innovations and Information and Communication Technologies, ICT. The centre, facilitated by the Russian Export Centre, is one of the largest and …

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DPC Together with Facebook Equip Youth with Digital Literacy Skills

In a step to reduce the spread of misinformation online, Dubai Press Club (DPC), in partnership with Facebook, hosted a workshop to educate youth in the UAE on the importance of evaluating information online and identifying reliable sources. The workshop was the latest to be organised under the Media National Youth Programme (MNYP) and was attended by media students and …

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Digital & tech-savvy recruits in high demand at careers UAE 2019

4th Industrial Revolution reshaping employment landscape and opening up imagination-fuelled jobs, say Careers UAE exhibitors Digital and tech-savvy recruits are in increasing demand throughout the UAE as the country evolves into a test bed for global development of artificial intelligence (A.I.), according to exhibitors at this month’s Careers UAE – the leading recruitment and training fair for UAE nationals. With …

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Microsoft research reveals regional organisations’ 2019 ‘manifesto’ on digital transformation

Three in four Middle East entities that have yet to migrate to a third-party cloud service to make such a move in 2019 We are now seeing the clearest indication yet of the regional business community’s ambitions and intentions with regards to digital transformation,’ says Microsoft Gulf’s Chief Operating and Marketing Officer Dubai: Almost three in four Middle East organisations …

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Locus Chain to Launch a Digital Asset Exchange Platform in Dubai

Singapore-headquartered Locus Chain Foundation, the developers of a revolutionary, next-generation blockchain protocol, today announced it will launch an innovative digital asset exchange platform, Locus DAX in Dubai, during the first quarter of 2019. Locus DAX will allow users to buy, sell and trade digital currencies including major cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and Locus Token (Locus Chain’s own digital currency). …

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Council outlines vision for Arab digital economy

The Council of Arab Economic Unity (CAEU) has outlined its new vision aimed at digital inclusion, knowledge-based legislative and technology infrastructure, and public and private frameworks that will boost security, welfare and prosperity for the Arab societies. “A common vision for Arab Digital Economy” is the bold plan driven by the council at the League of Arab States to boost …

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DWS Group acquires stake in digital investment platform Neo Technologies

DWS Group enters into a strategic partnership and acquires an equity stake of 15% in Neo Mena Technologies Neo Technologies is a first mover in digital asset management solutions for financial institutions in the MENA region, based out of the Dubai International Financial Centre Neo team has worked with NBK Capital to launch Kuwait’s first digital investment service DWS Group …

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Egypt’s CIB progresses plans to launch digital bank

Bank executive says digital banks are key to bringing around 45 million eligible Egyptians into the formal banking sector One of Egypt’s biggest banks, Commercial International Bank (CIB), is pressing ahead with plans to create a digital bank, in a bid to tap into the huge numbers of the country’s population that remains unbanked and bring them into the formal …

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