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Robots Taking Your Jobs: Automation Is Taking The GCC by Storm

The Gulf region’s automation industry is on track for double digit growth over the next five years, as recovering oil prices and government economic diversification plans boost demand for industrial and building automation technologies, according to new research. A July…

QNB Group Posts Almost 2 Billion USD Net Profit for First Half of 2018

QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced its results for the six months period ended 30 June 2018.  For the first half of 2018, Net Profit reached QAR7.1 billion (USD1.9 billion), up…

Nortal and Al Maskari Holding Partner to Boost Digital Transformations in UAE

Nortal, a multinational strategic change and technology company, and Al Maskari Holding (AMH) signed a cooperation agreement in June 2018 to introduce in the United Arab Emirates Nortal’s unique experience in creating change in governments, as well as businesses, with…

Sacoor Brothers to Officially Dress Cristiano Ronaldo and Portuguese National Team

Sacoor Brothers is the new official fashion partner of the National Football Team of Portugal and The Portuguese Football Federation staff, becoming the formal fashion partner of the Portuguese delegation that traveled to Russia for the World Cup. The agreement…

ADNOC Announces Massive $45 Billion Investment Plan

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) today unveiled plans to invest US $45 billion alongside partners, over the next five years, to become a leading global downstream player. The plans were unveiled at the ADNOC Downstream Investment Forum, which…

RTA Opens Registration for the Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai opens today, May 1st, 2018, the registration for the Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport through the website www.sdchallenge.com. HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors…

Al Kasir Group launches Diamond Trading on Blockchain

Members of the Private Office of H.H. Sheikh Ahmad Bin Obaid Al Maktoum, AL KASIR JEWELLERY TRADING and AL KASIR PORTAL announced the launch of Diamond Trading on Blockchain with three Diamond-backed Blockchain-Assets. These Assets are stored in highly secure…

UAE Cybersecurity Startup VUL9 to Jointly Service Government of Sudan with NCTR

On April 3rd, UAE based cybersecurity company VUL9 Security Solutions signed an MoU with Sudan’s Nile Centre for Technology Research, in preparation for a comprehensive partnership that will see the two entities work closely on revamping cybersecurity efforts across government…

From Millionaire to Billionaire – The Journeys Of The Super Rich

Earlier this month Forbes released ‘The World’s Billionaires 2018’ and with over 2,000 people now being part of the three comma club, we wanted to take a dive into the data behind the billions… From Millionaire to Billionaire explores the…

Emirates NBD and Dynamics Partner to Introduce UAE’s First Battery-Powered Interactive Payment Card

Dynamics Inc. and Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the Middle East and a front-runner in digital banking solutions today at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (“CES”) announced plans to introduce the first battery-powered, interactive payment cards to the United…

Entrepreneur Struggle: What To Do When A Client Won’t Pay (Infographic)

Collecting invoice payments from clients should be a simple, routine process, with all settling up within a 30 day (or otherwise agreed) period. Unfortunately, however, everyone in business is, at some stage, met with a client who won’t, or can’t,…

Eat, TripAdvisor, and Time Out Dubai Partner to Transform the Restaurant Industry in Dubai

Visitors to either the TripAdvisor or Time Out Dubai websites are now able to make instantly confirmed bookings at hundreds of partner restaurants through the integration of Eat’s real-time table booking technology. Founded by Nezar Kadhem, and based in Dubai,…

iPhone X Sells Out in 9 Minutes but Polymirth.com still has Units

The 10th anniversary of the iPhone, dubbed iPhone X, is shipping out and en route to the lucky few who pre-ordered last week. iPhone X is scheduled to be officially released Friday, November 3rd. On previous launches of the iPhone,…

Fetchr, Eniverse and Skycart Join Forces in the Region’s First Ever Autonomous Drone Delivery Service

Fetchr, Eniverse Technologies and Skycart announced today that they have joined forces to develop the very first autonomous drone delivery service in the region. This latest partnership will allow Fetchr to further leverage its geolocation state-of-the-art technology to send packages…

Office Conflict and Politics: Mediation in the Workplace

Dr Barbara Benoliel is the academic programme coordinator in Walden University’s Barbara Solomon School of Social Work and Human Services. Based in Toronto, Dr Benoliel is also a professional mediator and president of Preferred Solutions Conflict Resolution, where she specializes…

Sooner Than you Think: The Trillionaire Rich List (Infographic)

We’ve all heard of the Forbes Rich List (known as ‘The World’s Billionaire’s list’), but will we ever see a trillionaires rich list? The chances are that yes we will, but who exactly will the lucky few be? We’ve estimated…

NMC Health the First Middle East Company to be Listed on the FTSE 100

NMC Health, the largest private healthcare provider in the United Arab Emirates, has just been promoted to the UK’s leading FTSE 100 index. The company has emerged as the first Middle Eastern company to be listed on such index, which…

How to Keep Your Company Secure? ISO27001 Is a Good Place to Start

With the increasing rise of cyber attacks and breaches across the world, one has to wonder why are our companies, applications and websites so vulnerable? Are we doing enough to protect user data and safeguard against the threats of cyber…

Global Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs to Gather in RAK for the Young Global Leaders Summit

The founder of the UAE’s largest law firm, Essam Al Tamimi, and Silicon Valley venture capitalist, Guy Kawaski, will join Indian YouTube sensation, Varun Pruthi, at Ras Al Khaimah’s Young Global Leaders Summit. Organised by the regional business and policy…

VUL9 and M3KOD Announce Partnership to Bring Web and Mobile Development Know How to the UAE

Morocco is not alway synonymous with technology and startups, yet UAE based cybersecurity company VUL9 didn’t think twice before reaching out to Morocco based startup M3KOD in order to bring Moroccan web development know-how to the UAE. VUL9 Security Solutions,…