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UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment affirms country’s commitment to carbon neutrality

The UAE will host the COP28 summit a year from now. At this year’s summit, the UAE president Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan affirmed that the country will focus on lowering carbon emissions emanating from t...

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How Dubai is using artificial intelligence to plan for driverless cars

In a report as part of Decoded, CNN’s Anna Stewart explores how artificial intelligence (AI) is being used to map out the streets of Dubai ready for autonomous vehicles. Dubai made a commitment that in 2023 it ...

The World CIO 200 Singapore Edition 2022.
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Leveraging technology to drive excellence in South East Asia

The GEC Media and Global CIO Forum recently organised the South-East Asia edition of the World CIO200 Summit 2022 in Singapore. This year’s summit revolved around the theme of LeadX, leading through transformat...

Wael Abdoush, General Manager & Technology Leader, IBM Gulf, Levant & Pakistan
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IBM selects Mohamed Bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence for security grant

As schools become more dependent on technology, ransomware attacks against schools are increasing. To help schools worldwide proactively prepare for and respond to cyberattacks, IBM announced the first eight re...

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Swiss luxury watchmaker Hublot opens largest spatial Metaverse football stadium

Another first for the Official Timekeeper in the world of football, Swiss luxury watchmaker Hublot enters the metaverse with the unveiling of the ‘Hublot Loves Football Metaverse Stadium’. A hybrid ...

Saleem AlBlooshi, Chief Technology Officer, du
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du partners with Intel, Dell Technologies, Vision Valley to launch private 5G Open RAN

du from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company and Intel collaborate to launch a Private 5G Network for Digital Transformation of Enterprises and IoT services, enabling accelerated 5G network deployment...

(Left to right) Lara Jehi, M.D Chief Research Information Officer, Cleveland Clinic and Ruoyi Zhou, Director, Ph.D., IBM Research – Cleveland Clinic
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IBM begins deployment of IBM Quantum System on Cleveland Clinic’s main campus

Global health system Cleveland Clinic and IBM have begun deployment of an IBM Quantum System, which is to be located on Cleveland Clinic’s main campus in Cleveland. The first quantum computer in healthcare, ant...

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Huawei achieves Level 4 autonomous horizontal driving for 76 vehicles at China’s Tianjin Port

Huawei and Tianjin Port have jointly collaborated on a driverless, zero-carbon vehicle-cloud synergy, horizontal transportation solution. Huawei built an intelligent horizontal transport system at the terminal ...

(Left to right) Martin Blechta, Principal, BCG and Bhavya Kumar, Managing Director & Partner, BCG
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Challenger neobanks in GCC expected to reach $2T market size by 2030 with CAGR 53%

Neobanks, often referred to as challenger banks operate under the umbrella of mainstream finance but are supercharging specific services long associated with veteran institutions such as retail banks, payment p...

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There is a “strong push” from UAE leadership for conservation, says marine biologist at Abu Dhabi Environment Agency

In desert nations such as the United Arab Emirates, water conservation is crucial. CNN’s Becky Anderson sat down with Maitha Al-Hameli, a marine biologist with Abu Dhabi’s Environment Agency, to tal...