The UAE has outperformed various advanced economies such as Sweden, Norway and Canada when its comes to competitiveness and has jumped 21 ranks between the years 2011 and 2018, according to a latest report. According to the latest edition of the World Competitiveness Yearbook 2018, published by the Swiss-based Insatiate of Management Development (IMD), the…

Artificial intelligence (AI), undisputedly the best technological gift of the digital age, together with Internet of Things, blockchain and data analytics is fueling the Fourth Industrial Revolution around the world. And, the Middle East and North Africa nations, especially those in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), have occupied a pioneering position in ushering in the…

Noon, the digital marketplace created in the region, for the region and powered by the region’s leading retailers, has signed a partnership agreement with United Electronics Company (eXtra) that establishes the Saudi electronics giant as Noon’s exclusive partner for a range of consumer electronics and home appliance items such as Samsung, LG, Sony, Braun, Kenwood…

The UAE has declared itself an “open global laboratory” to transform the concepts of the Fourth Industrial Revolution into an international shared agenda, announced Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future of the UAE, in an opening address at the World Economic Forum’s second Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils….

The Virgin Mobile brand, was officially launched by Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) on Tuesday in the UAE, bringing the first fully digital mobile service to the country. Virgin Mobile offers simple and transparent technology and provides an unmatched consumer experience through its innovative app-based service. Earlier this year, following the announcement by Emirates Integrated Telecommunications…