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Habtoor joins Israeli tech firm on ‘robo-taxi’ plan
In the latest sign of increased UAE-Israeli business co-operation, Al Habtoor Group, the Dubai-based hotels and motor conglomerate, has teamed up with a Jerusalem-based company on plans to put “robo-taxis” on the roads of the emirate.
Bahrain, Israel discuss cooperation in transportation and telecommunications
Bahraini Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications Kamal bin Ahmed discussed possible partnership deals with his Israeli counterpart, as both officials exchanged congratulatory messages for the recent peace declaration.
Zain offers wide range of digital and cloud solutions to corporate customers
Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, announced the offering of a wide range of digital and cloud solutions to corporate customers, allowing them to increase operational efficiency and empower remote working during the COVID-19 pandemic over Zain’s superfast and nationwide network.
Half million online transactions in one week
The Interior Ministry carried out a total of 996,272 online transactions, including 471,441 last week, a senior ministry official announced.
Zain offers unlimited opportunities on Kuwait’s most powerful 5G network
Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, announced the launch of its latest competitive offering for 5G Internet plans dedicated to postpaid customers. Through the new offer, Zain opens up a world of unlimited opportunities on its 5G network, considered the largest and most powerful in Kuwait with nationwide coverage.
Zain joins ‘The Valuable 500’ to unlock opportunities for people with disabilities
Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, proudly announces its inclusion in The Valuable 500, an international initiative striving to put disability on the leadership agenda within corporates.
UAE to launch first Arab probe to Mars in July
After sending its first astronaut to space last year, the United Arab Emirates is to launch a probe to Mars in July, Emirates Mars Mission announced.
From cleaning to screening, robots join fight against COVID-19 at Abu Dhabi Airport
Robots are being rolled out at Abu Dhabi airport to disinfect public areas and screen passengers using infrared thermal technology.
Oracle opens new cloud centre in Saudi with further GCC expansion planned
Oracle is making a late surge into the Middle East cloud market with a new centre in Saudi Arabia, and plans to open further ‘regions’ in the kingdom and the UAE later this year.
How UAE can save over Dh11B by adopting blockchain technologies
The UAE can save over Dh11 billion through implementing advanced blockchain technologies, according to a new report.
Saudi companies display latest technologies at Dubai Airshow
Over 25 Saudi companies and government institutions are taking part in the Dubai Airshow hoping to snag deals for their latest defense and aviation technologies being showcased at the biennial event.
Zain picks Ericsson to launch 5G network in Bahrain by end-2019
Zain has selected Ericsson to build its 5G network in Bahrain, with the first commercial 5G services expected to go live before the end of 2019.
Dubai Future Council for Blockchain agrees initiatives for 2019
The Dubai Future Council for Blockchain has approved three initiatives for 2019 at its second meeting, which brought together local and global decision-makers from various government departments and private companies.
Bahrain's Batelco launches first smartphone for 5G network
Batelco, the Bahrain-based telecoms operator, has launched Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, the first 5G network supported device in the kingdom.
Saudi, French firms ink deal to build aerostructures factory
Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Figeac Aero, the French aerospace company, to establish a metallic aerostructures manufacturing facility in Saudi Arabia.
Dubai's Du joins rival Etisalat in delivering 5G experience
Dubai-based telecoms operator Du on Saturday said it is delivering 5G connectivity for the first time via the Axon Pro 10 handset.
Kuwait to become first Gulf country to launch 5G mobile service
Chairman and CEO of the Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA) Salem Al Othaina has announced the completion of the pilot operation of the fifth-generation networks of telecommunication companies, in coordination with the Authority, and therefore announces the readiness of launching the fifth generation commercially by mid-June.
Bahrain's Batelco completes split into two entities
Bahrain-based telecoms firm Batelco has announced the completion of its legal separation into two entities to cover broadband infrastructure and retail operations.
Bahrain's Batelco approves dividend after record 2018 revenues
Shareholders of Batelco Group, the Bahrain-based telecoms operator with operations across 14 countries, has approved a full year cash dividend of BD45.7 million ($121.2 million) after reporting record revenues.
Bahrain's Batelco approves dividend after record 2018 revenues
Shareholders of Batelco Group, the Bahrain-based telecoms operator with operations across 14 countries, has approved a full year cash dividend of BD45.7 million ($121.2 million) after reporting record revenues.
Saudi Arabia’s General Auditing Bureau launches e-platform
The president of the Saudi General Auditing Bureau (GAB), Hussam Al-Anqari, on Monday launched the Wathiqa electronic platform at its headquarters in Riyadh.
Bahrain sees commercial 5G services launch by June
Bahrain said on Tuesday that it hopes to provide commercial 5G services by June, pending availability of consumer handsets and equipment.
Google launches contactless Pay service in UAE
Internet giant Google announced the launch of its contactless payment service in the UAE, further ramping up the competition sector that is gaining wider acceptance.
Sheikh Mohammed launches biggest e-learning platform
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, launched the new e-learning platform, www.madrasa.org, which will give over 50 million Arab students around the world access to 5,000 educational videos for free.
UAE businesses must secure data or risk 20 million euro fine
Data privacy has become the primary focus of businesses in the UAE
Honeywell names Burj Khalifa as the 'smartest' building in the UAE
Honeywell named the Burj Khalifa as the UAE’s “smartest” building at the Middle East’s first-ever smart building awards presentation at the Innovation Live! Summit today in Dubai.
RTA launches trial run of Smart Yard for driver tests during Innovation Week
During the events of the UAE Innovation Week (20-26 Nov 2016), the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) unleashed the Smart Yard initiative;
Apply for 90-day UAE visit visa online
Smart phone application for 90 day visit visa also available
B2B travel technology platform launched in UAE
TravRays platform can be integrated with any travel supplier
Jobs that robots could put on the line
Some form of automation will become commonplace even in tasks only humans could do
Apple hiring new employees in UAE
Vacancies for company's retail operations in UAE posted on September 9, just in time for big product announcement
Space centre to provide satellite images to Abu Dhabi Airports
Images of DubaiSat 1 and 2 will be used by Abu Dhabi Airports for a variety of purposes including surveillance and urban planning.
TRA approves licensees for prepaid mobile packages
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) announced its decisio
TRA approves licensees for prepaid mobile packages
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) announced its decision to approve the nation’s licensees to go straight to market
Plans to be circulated among entities for executing information security regulation
Dubai government’s Information Security Committee (ISC) has recently held a meeting at His Highness Sheikh Mohammed
‘No cash payments or vehicle registration renewals from companies’
The RTA Licensing Agency announced that it would not accept cash payments or vehicle registration renewals from companies at any RTA centre as of Aug.1
How to apply for or renew ID card online
Abu Dhabi: Internet savvy residents across the UAE can apply for or renew national ID cards online
E-Gate service registration at Bawabat Al Sharq
The Ministry of Interior called on all UAE nationals, residents, GCC nationals and individuals
Dubai Smart Government prepares criteria for government entities
Ahmad Bin Humaidan, Director General of Dubai Smart Government Department
Dubai Courts targetting 10,000 suggestions in Smart Court campaign
Dubai Courts Department (DCD) is seeking to improve its public services
New online services for citizens abroad
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has launched 13 new online consular services
TRA introduces rules for UAE certification service providers
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) announced that it has established the policies needed
Telcos asked to cut service fees
The Central Bank of the UAE has urged the country’s telecommunications operators
RTA announces new online services
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) wants people to make more use of the Internet
TRA denies Skype usage penalties
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has denied claims published by a local newspaper
Etisalat allows roaming services for postpaid subscribers on foreign trips
Etisalat has enabled all its postpaid subscribers to receive voice calls and send/receive SMSes while travelling abroad.
Etisalat allows roaming services for postpaid subscribers on foreign trips
Etisalat has enabled all its postpaid subscribers to receive voice calls and send/receive
Only licensees can provide VoIP services, states TRA
he Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has announced that the Telecommunications Law
Skype not authorised in UAE, says telecoms authority
The internet phone service Skype remains unauthorised, despite the unblocking of its website by the UAE's two internet providers
Cyber attacks the 'clear, present danger' to UAE's most important companies
Cyber attacks, such as the recent example that slowed the internet around the world, have been described by a security expert as a danger
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