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Alawwal Bank offers Artificial Intelligence training for all staff

Alawwal Bank, which is based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has partnered with leading global tech firm, Reaktor, to train its entire workforce on the potential uses of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in banking. Through the AI training, Alawwal Bank hopes to lead the Kingdom’s financial services industry in adopting a technology estimated to contribute […]


SAS named a leader in multimodal PAML solutions by research firm

SAS has been named as a leader in predictive analytics and Machine Learning (PAML) solutions by independent research firm The Forrester Wave. SAS, a leader in analytics, business intelligence and data management software, has been named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Multimodal Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning Solutions, Q3 2018. The report noted that “SAS […]


Z Services and McAfee to transform cloud-based security offering

Z Services, an innovative cloud-based cybersecurity solutions provider in the MENA region and McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, will bring the first in-country cloud security solution to organisations across the Middle East and North Africa. The solution, powered by McAfee’s MVISION Cloud, will be available through Z Services’ in-country multi-tenant cloud security infrastructure. With the […]


Nokia powers optical service on Telecom Egypt’s Delta Backbone Network

Telecom Egypt has adopted Nokia’s Photonic Service Engine (PSE) technology to double backbone capacity on its Delta Region DWDM backbone network. Commercial deployment of the new high-speed service started in June and represents the first 200G long distance, single carrier transmission service in Africa. With growth in demand for mobile video and ultra-broadband services, Telecom […]


Middle East students win awards at 2018 ICT competition final in China

Thirteen teams of students from across the Middle East have won prizes at Huawei’s International ICT Competition finals. The winners were selected following a gruelling three months of qualifying rounds that saw participation from 10 countries in the Middle East. Their prizes were awarded at the ICT Talent Cultivation and Award Ceremony in Shenzhen. In […]


STC elected to board of world’s largest mobile operators’ organisation

GSMA, the world’s largest mobile operators’ organisation, has announced the election of the Saudi Telecom Company (STC) as a member of its board after the company won the board’s election to join the top 25 mobile operators in the world. With more than 1,100 members from the global mobile ecosystem, the number of customers benefiting […]


Huawei rolls out its first ‘HUAWEI Developer Day’ series

For the first time outside of China, Huawei has rolled out its HUAWEI Developer Day workshop series bringing together the best smartphone developers across the Middle East and North Africa to announce the introduction of the HUAWEI developer alliance in the region. The opening session was held in Dubai, gathering more than 100 independent developer […]


SRTI Park joins Sharjah Government Platform at GITEX 2018

The Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTI Park) successfully took part at GITEX Technology Week 2018 as part of the entities featured in the Sharjah Government Platform. Their presence at this year’s show falls in line with the vision and wise guidance of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of […]


Riyadh Municipality and Elm hold Blockchain technology seminar

Elm, a leading provider of innovative digital solutions owned by the Public Investment Fund of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and Riyadh Municipality, organised a seminar aimed at raising awareness among entrepreneurs on the importance and benefits of Blockchain technology, in cooperation with IBM company. The seminar was held during GITEX Technology Week 2018 […]


Dubai Government Workshop launches portfolio of smart services

The Dubai Government Workshop (DGW) has launched a series of sophisticated services and electronic systems at GITEX Technology Week 2018. The advanced features enable its customers to easily access e-services, shorten time and facilitate procedures, and enhance its position in the car maintenance management. The DGW’s participation was aligned with its commitment to support the […]