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Ooredoo awarded ‘Best Digital Service’ for ANA at Telecoms World Middle East Awards

Ooredoo Kuwait’s partnership with Silicon Valley’s Matrixx has seen it named ‘Best Digital Service’ for ANA at Telecoms World Middle East Awards 2019. Yousef  Al-Shallal, Marketing Communications Director at Ooredoo Kuwait, said: “We are proud to push the digital experience boundaries for our customers, bringing the best of Silicon Valley through our partnership with Matrixx.” […]


Epicor releases findings of global survey into business growth

Software provider Epicor unveils the results of 2019 Global Growth Index. Manufacturing business growth has continued to rise over the past year, but at a much slower rate than the previous 12 months. Despite challenging market conditions and the difficulty in recruiting and retaining skilled staff, there has been a marginal one percent rise in […]


IoT and 5G to transform key sectors such as oil and gas

Huawei, a leading global provider of ICT infrastructure and smart devices, has seen its enterprise business division continue to grow rapidly in the Middle East. During the first three quarters of this year, Huawei’s global revenues increased by 24.4% year-on-year. By the end of Q3 2019, more than 700 cities, 228 Fortune Global 500 companies […]


Shopping mall to focus on Artificial Intelligence and technology

A shopping mall, said to be focussing on Artificial Intelligence and state-of-the-art technology, is to be built in Kuwait. Tamdeen Group has announced the tech-equipped Al Khiran Hybrid Outlet Mall, through its subsidiary Tamdeen Pearl, which it describes as ‘a spectacle in design and offering.’ The developer will invest in ‘major experience-based components’ like Artificial […]


Get to Know: Mustafa Gangardiwala, Industrial Bank of Kuwait

On the lighter side of things we ask to Mustafa Gangardiwala, Head of Information Security Unit, Industrial Bank of Kuwait, about what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? During my career, I have gain technical expertise in different technical areas. Even though I have a core technical understanding, I […]


Kuwait based ITS wins global Islamic Finance award

International Turnkey Systems Group (ITS), a market leading provider of comprehensive Shariah-compliant financial solutions, has been named as the ‘Best Islamic Finance Technology Provider 2019’ at the Global Islamic Finance Awards ceremony held in South Africa. Essam Alkheshnam, International Turnkey Systems (ITS) CEO, said: “We are delighted to win this award again this year. The […]


SAP: Innovating and investing in Kuwait

In recent times, SAP has opened a new facility in Kuwait, doubled its workforce operating in the country and worked closely with the government to achieve the aims of the ambitious Kuwait Vision 2035 roadmap. Esmat Ghanem, Sales Manager Kuwait, SAP, talks us through the company’s operations in what he describes as a ‘mature market’. […]


Kuwaiti fintech event announces keynote speakers

A major FinTech event in Kuwait has announced its list of keynote speakers. The Kuwait Financial Technology Conference & Exhibition will take place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Kuwait City between October 22 and 24. Keynote speakers include: M.R Raghu, Head of Research, Kuwait Financial Center (Markaz), Kuwait; Mohammed Kateeb, Group Chairman and CEO, […]


AI helps Kuwaiti doctors better diagnose heart conditions

Cloud-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) is helping doctors in Kuwait quickly gain a clearer and more accurate understanding of a cardiac patient’s heart condition with the first system of its kind to be deployed in the Middle East. Nearly 41% of all non-communicable disease deaths in Kuwait are attributable to cardiovascular disease; the newly installed GE Healthcare […]


Kuwait Credit Bank enables cloud-based Disaster Recovery backup system

Kuwait Credit Bank has enabled a cloud-based Disaster Recovery backup system allowing it to respond robustly to unexpected emergencies. Kuwait Credit Bank (KCB) has enabled a Disaster Recovery backup system o the cloud after forming a strategic partnership with EBLA Computer Consultancy and Microsoft Kuwait. This will enable KCB to retrieve its vital data from […]


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