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UAE based tech startup QPal is the winner of Visa's Everywhere Initiative, a global program designed to encourage the development of the next big thing in payments.The winning mobile payment solution beat 12 other finalists selected from 190 entrants...
The Gitex Technology Week 2017, the game changing event located in the biggest technology hub, Dubai kick started on the 8th October and will continue till the 12 October, 2017.This year Gitex is teaming up with the world’s leading...
Huawei, the leading global ICT solutions provider, has launched the “ICT Skill Competition 2017” in the UAE.The global ICT Skill Competition is aimed at universities and students, the program seeks to recognize and nurture the UAE finest ICT talent...
The Middle East’s largest consumer electronics shopping event ends tomorrow – but it’s not too late to bag yourself a bargain. The region’s top retailers and tech brands are offering incredible deals on electronic goods until 11:00pm on Saturday...
With so much advancement in smartphone technology, one particular area that's still a hurdle for smartphone makers is the battery life. Even with the best (read: expensive) of smartphones available today, you are lucky if the battery stays for...
If you are on the hunt for the best bargains on electronics and gadgets, GITEX Shopper is a must-visit. Retailers in Dubai are offering massive deals on mobile phones to smart TVs to laptop and more. And, don't miss...
As Blockchain technologies are fast gaining momentum, Dubai leads from the front in embracing these technologies to stay ahead of the gameConsenSys Academy has announced its first Developer Program class of 150+ blockchain developers, including 25 participants from the...
Amazon Web Services Announces the Opening of Data Centers in the Middle East by early 2019New AWS Infrastructure will enable customers to run workloads in the Middle East and serve end-users across the region with even lower latencyAmazon Web...
With the UAE’s smartphone market forecast to reach US$ 1.1 billion by 2020 and ‘nomophobia’ – the fear of being without a smartphone – making devices an indispensable reality, GITEX Shopper 2017, offers the ultimate destination for those looking...
GITEX Shopper, the must-attend annual event for tech-savvy shoppers in Dubai is just around the corner, with the latest and largest selection of consumer electronics under one roof. Taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 23...
FinTech Abu Dhabi Summit will feature top regional and international mavericks in the FinTech industryA dynamic line-up of global FinTech leaders, innovators, financial regulators and trend-setters will speak at the upcoming FinTech Abu Dhabi in October 2017. This will...
Badr Jafar Calls for Global Purpose Hubs at UN High-Level Event on Innovation and Technology“MENA Region Offers Immense Potential to Drive Progress in Social Innovation” – Badr Jafar, CEO Crescent EnterprisesWhile the rapid pace of technological change presents...
 11 outstanding global FinTech firms have been shortlisted for the inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi Innovation Challenge in October, organized by Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with KPMG.The selected firms are currently undergoing an intensive...
The first Islamic Lifestyle Mini Bootcamp will take place in Dubai from November 12th to 16th. This program comes in light of H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s vision to transform Dubai to be the world’s Islamic economy...
The Dutch Bitcoin broker suffered its second data breach in six weeks, prompting people to question the security of information held by Bitcoin brokers.Litebit, a Bitcoin broker based in the Netherlands, has fallen victim to a data breach attack....
The 2017 GITEX Technology Week will be the most global edition of the region’s leading technology event.Hosting attendees from six continents and 147 countries, the event will showcase the world’s leading innovative technology solutions. Attendees to one of the...
Instagram's latest feature could be a game changer...Earlier this year, a study unraveled a staggering number of business profiles set up on Instagram – 15 million. In March 2017 alone, over 120 million Instagram users visited a linked business...
Insight on Apple's latest revealing of iPhone X and iPhone 8Apple has the best iPhone sales when a new model has a markedly different design. The iPhone X delivers a design unlike any other existing smartphone because the display...
 We all know that feeling – it’s coming up to the end of the working day and your to-do list is getting longer by the minute. Instead of starting to day dream about getting your dream job, why not...
On occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan, DubaiSat-2, a satellite owned and operated by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) captured a satellite image of The Great Mosque of Mecca in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.Related Reading:Yahsat...
Growth attributed to region’s young population with high disposable income & high internet penetration rate 2016 industry value stood at USD 4.8 billion GCC market to hit USD 20-billion mark by 2020The number of online shoppers in the...
BenQ Unveils The First DLP 4K UHD LED Home Cinema Projector, Taking Home Entertainment To The Next LevelX12000 Combines Philips ColorSpark™ HLD LED Technology and Exclusive CinematicColor™ Technology to provide unmatched Digital Cinema Quality at home.World’s leading DLP projector...
Any task, activity or chore, you name it, there’s an app for it. From booking flights to ordering lunch, brands have taken their services online to meet and exceed consumer expectations. This trend arises from the surge of a...
Dubai based compareit4me announces its latest round of funding, which has seen the company raise $3.5 million in an initial closing as part of a larger Series B round.Key takeaways include:compareit4me.com raises $3.5 million from existing investors including...
Majid Al Futtaim Leisure & Entertainment To Officially Launch Orbi - A Game Changing Family Entertainment Destination Today At City Centre MirdifOrbi  - a supercharged indoor nature experience and a one stop entertainment destination for the entire family is...
The government of Dubai has announced the launch of 'Dubai Font' - the first typeface developed by Microsoft ever for a city, and named after it. The font, which will be available in 23 languages, was developed simultaneously in...
You have a great business idea. How should you approach investors to fund your business? Ashik Hasim, partner at Essentially Precise, shares his valuable insights on the intricacies of funding your startup business. If you don't build your dream,...
With the Middle East and especially the GCC on the cusp of becoming the world's fastest growing e-commerce playground, Ashik Hasim, Partner at Precise Communications/Essentially Precise shares his views on the rising e-commerce trends in the region and what it...
Majority of UAE Residents Excited for Driverless CarsThe future has arrived - driverless cars are officially here.Driverless cars are currently being trialled in Dubai, driverless taxis are being trialled in Singapore and the USA, while in the UK trials...
- The Global Cross-Border report shows Middle-East as one of the regions with the highest incidence of cross-border online shoppers -  UAE consumers continue to increase their online shopping. In 2016, 68% of adults in UAE shopped online in the...
Six key marketing trends identified for 2017Warc, the global marketing intelligence service, has today released Toolkit 2017, an annual examination of forthcoming challenges faced by marketers around the world. The report identifies six topics which marketers will be looking...
ICAEW: investors should have more confidence in regional start-upsRaising funds in the Middle East remains challenging despite the great start-up ideas and the myriad opportunities that the region has to offer investors, according to accountancy and finance body ICAEW....
Dubai-based entrepreneur is on a mission to make life easy with a one stop portal for all online needs, in the AED 9.2 billion industryA Dubai-based entrepreneur team has launched A2Zarabia.com as the first online ecosystem in the Middle...
Brndstr is an innovation house for brands and agencies. Think of Brndstr as an extension to your company's creative team, and providing with technical solutions. They also help companies with their social tech campaigns. Here is an exclusive interview with...
Norton Cyber Security Insights Report shows hackers are honing their skills to take advantage of complacent consumersNorton Cyber Security Insights Report released by Symantec revealed that 2.53 million consumers in the UAE have been victims of online crime in...
As the region’s avid online shoppers get set for another record-breaking 4-day shopping festival, SOUQ.com ensures a seamless and exciting shopping experience for customers• 25K exclusive new deals to be launched on the website and mobile app • SOUQ.com gears...
Arabian Gazette's review of Sony Alpha 7R II mirrorless DSLR cameraSony has definitely hogged limelight and got the industry talking about its game-changing innovations in lens and sensor technology. Now, it is slowly creating its mark in the professional photography segment too,...
E-commerce marketplace set to boom with the launch of Noon.com in Dubai and RiyadhAn online shopping platform featuring 20 million products has been launched in Dubai and Riyadh. Emirati billionaire and businessman Mohamed Alabbar will surely be calling the shots of the...
Blockchain Conference Abu Dhabi will be held on December 8 at Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi.Many people know it as the technology behind Bitcoin, but block chain’s potential uses extend far beyond digital currencies.Blockchain's admirers include Bill Gates and Richard Branson,...
Careem, the region’s leading app-based car booking service, today announced a new strategic partnership with Apple Inc. whereby Careem users or “Careemers” can now order a Careem ride in just seconds, through Siri, a computer program that works as...