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Emerging Internet technology disruptions - and how they'll impact all of us
Dr Riad Hartani of Xona Partners discusses the future of disruption.
Gihane Mourad, director of banking and payments for north and southMiddle East, UAE and Egypt at Gemalto, explains how the way we pay for things is being disrupted.
IT spending in Middle East and North Africa to hit US $160bn this year
Gartner research says regional businesses are set to increase IT spending in all segments except for devices.
UAE named Gulf's happiest country
Ranking achieved two years after the UAE launched the world's first happiness council.
How Saudi Arabia's female workforce is growing amid reforms
New data shows female labour force participation up to nearly 20%.
Comment: advancement of women is a prerequisite for sustainable development
Mariam Al Hammadi, director of the Big Heart Foundation, says we must make the efforts required to celebrate International Women's Day the way it deserves to be celebrated.
UAE offers more public holidays to private sector workers
UAE Cabinet says private sector employees will benefit from the same public holidays as the government sector from this year.
VIVA Bahrain launches 5G services in Bahrain
Follows first commercial pilot last year.