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Jack Ma Outlines Succession Plan for Alibaba in Powerful Letter

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) today announced that one year from today, September 10, 2019, chief executive officer Daniel Zhang will succeed Jack Ma as chairman of the board of Alibaba Group. Mr. Ma will continue as executive chairman…

WeWork Announces $500 Million Series B Investment in WeWork China

WeWork Companies (“WeWork”) today announced a $500 million Series B investment in WeWork China led by Trustbridge Partners (“Trustbridge”), Temasek, the SoftBank Group (“SoftBank”), the SoftBank Vision Fund (“Vision Fund”) and Hony Capital. This funding will accelerate WeWork’s growth in…

Security Vulnerability Concerns Skyrocket as Neustar’s International Cyber Benchmark Index™ Hits Record High

Neustar®, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today released two new cybersecurity reports, reconfirming the need to take action in the face of increasing cyber threats. Both reports, The International Cyber Benchmarks Index and The Changing Face…

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…

H3 Dynamics Launches H3 Zoom.AI for A.I. & Drones Inspection of Skyscrapers

H3 Dynamics Holdings announces the launch of H3 Zoom.AI, a new cloud-based and artificial intelligence enabled services platform that connects with camera drones to offer a safer, faster, and more accurate alternative to dangerous, difficult to reach, or mass-scale maintenance…

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…

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…

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…

Instaclass.com Online Tutoring Platform Officially Launches In the Middle East

Instaclass.com, the online learning platform for all, has announced the official launch of its operation in the Middle East today. Instaclass.com platform is a revolutionary tool that connects learners and tutors throughout the region via online interactive video sessions, covering a wide…

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…

Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence & Ransomware on Agenda for RSA® Conference 2017 Abu Dhabi

RSA® Conference (http://www.rsaconference.com/), the world’s leading information security conference and exposition, has today announced the agenda for this year’s event, which includes a dynamic offering of thought-provoking keynotes and engaging sessions. The conference will be held from November 7-8, 2017…

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,…

Homegrown Cybersecurity Startup VUL9 Raises New Funding, Now Valued at $3 Million

VUL9 Security Solutions, a homegrown cybersecurity startup based out of the UAE, has raised a fresh round of funding from two influential KSA investors, bringing the value of the 1 year old company to over $3 Million. This is good…

Manageo Awarded VUL9 Security Label After Meeting Thorough Security Standards

Manageo, the leading CRM and ERP solutions provider in Morocco, has accomplished the newly established VUL9 security label following a comprehensive security audit of its platform and its success in implementing all the security recommendations issued by the cybersecurity partner….

Virtual Reality is the Future of the Gaming Industry

The future of gaming looks promising, and at times frightening. At the rate graphics have been developing, we’re getting closer to seeing life-like environments where gamers cannot differentiate between the virtual world and reality anymore. It comes as no surprise…