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Majority of workers trust robots more than their managers

A recent work study conducted by Oracle and Future Workplace, has revealed that people have more trust in robots than their managers. The study of 8,370 employees, managers and HR leaders across 10 countries, found that AI has changed the relationship between people and technology at work

VC investments in Saudi Arabia to reach $500m annually by 2025

Saudi Technology Ventures (STV), the largest venture capital fund in the Middle East unveiled today its “STV Insight Report: How can Saudi Arabia grow their Venture Capital industry by 2025?”. The Report outlines the current VC investment landscape in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian launches business accelerator for electronic games

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) signed a MoU with the General Entertainment Authority (GEA), on the sidelines of the entertainment industry conference held in Riyadh to launch a business accelerator to support the development of electronic games locally

Etisalat Digital & SonicWall delivers network security to SMBs

SonicWall today announced that Etisalat Digital has productized SonicWall technology in its ‘Business QuickStart (BQS)’ broadband bundle for SMBs, offering telco-grade network security with a zero-touch installation feature in UAE and other regions supported by the Etisalat Group.

500 Startups and Misk Innovation announces second cohort of the accelerator program

500 Startups, in collaboration with Misk Innovation have announced today, the 20 companies which are participating in the second cohort of the Misk 500 Accelerator program currently underway in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

BullGuard launches protection for small offices from cyber threats

BullGuard today released BullGuard Small Office Security, a new, powerful, cloud-managed endpoint security service for the small business market that enables businesses to protect them against identity and data theft, account takeover, malware such as ransomware, and other cyber threats. 

Streaming video production platform, easylive.io raises $2.5 million

Streaming video production platform easylive.io has received a €2.1 million ($2.5 million USD) investment from Trust Esport.

Private Equity for everyone

Private equity (PE) is now accessible to everyone and in a world of stock market uncertainty and volatility, alternative ways of placing capital, such as private equity can help provide diversification and secured growth.

Eleven Italian start-ups display their prowess at GITEX

Eleven Italian start-ups have started the week strong, showcasing their products and meeting potential partners at the opening day of the 39th GITEX Technology Week in Dubai.

Zurich launches global contest for promising startups

Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) has launched the second edition of its global ‘Zurich Innovation Championship’, offering startups from around the world the opportunity to work with the global insurer to grow their business.

Khalifa Fund to highlight AI Mentor initiative at GITEX

The Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED) has announced its participation at this year’s edition of GITEX Technology Week from October 6 to October 10, 2019 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

AI-powered healthcare app, Vita-Cam wins James Dyson Award

This year’s UAE’s national James Dyson Award winners plan to fill the current gap in healthcare by inventing readily available solutions, beginning with Vita-Cam. Invented by a team of Arab nationals, Vita-Cam is a mobile application built on a convolutional neural network,

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