Middle East

Magnati and ADNOC Distribution partner to deliver enhanced payment experience

Magnati, a leading payments solutions provider in the Middle East region, has partnered with ADNOC Distribution, one of the UAE’s largest fuel and convenience store retailers, to introduce consumers to the future of retail with an enhanced experience....

Cash versus digital: The challenge for merchants

Visa unveiled the results of an independent study titled Value of Acceptance, which explores merchants’ attitudes towards digital payments and the impact of digital commerce on small businesses and retailers in the UAE. According to the study, more...

Ooredoo Group partners with Dropbox to upgrade business collaboration  

Ooredoo Group has entered into a strategic partnership with Dropbox, becoming the first telecommunications company in the EMEA region to offer Dropbox’s full suite of business tools for its customers.     The partnership, which was...

CABSAT celebrates 30th anniversary, returns to Dubai World Trade Centre in 2024, alongside the second edition of Integrate Middle East

CABSAT, the Middle East’s flagship event for content, broadcast, satellite, media, and entertainment, will celebrate its 30th anniversary with its highly anticipated return to the Dubai World Trade Centre from May 21 till 23, 2024. Also returning is...

Revolutionising UAE’s business landscape: How embedded finance transforms supply chains and fuels unprecedented growth 

In the heart of the Middle East, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is undergoing a profound transformation in its business landscape, propelled by the groundbreaking influence of embedded finance. Vinay Kapoor, Executive Vice President, Triterras discusses how...

Regulation remains the strongest multiplier to cybersecurity growth, according to report from Frost & Sullivan

Newly released report ahead of GISEC Global 2024 offers deep dive into current conditions of the region’s cybersecurity industry. In 2023, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) actively repelled more than 50,000 cyberattacks daily, according to the UAE...

Central Bank of Egypt issues new decrees to support the digital transformation strategy

Within the framework of Egypt’s Vision 2030 to support digital transformation, the Central Bank of Egypt’s Board of Directors issued a set of decrees that include exempting customers from all fees and commissions related to bank transfer...

Delivering customer experience using open-source platforms in the Middle East 

By leveraging open-source software, organisations in the Middle East can benefit from cost advantages, customised solutions, enhanced security while delivering exceptional journeys that align with regional preferences and requirements says Moussalam Dalati,...

Web3 Gaming Takes Center Stage in the UAE at Future Blockchain Summit

In recent years, the landscape of gaming has undergone a profound transformation, ushering in a new era marked by unprecedented innovation and decentralization. At the forefront of this revolution is the rise of Web3 gaming, a groundbreaking paradigm that...

Pioneering Saudi Arabia’s licensed Blockchain revolution 

Beyond Imagination Technologies (BIT) announced its strategic expansion into the Middle East region with the partnership with software company Aba’ad Alkhayal in Saudi Arabia.   The Middle East has emerged as a significant hub for...

Commercial Bank of Dubai deploys Freshworks to enhance customer service digitisation 

Freshworks, a cloud-based customer service software company and the Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD), a prominent banking institution in the UAE, have elevated its customer service operations through the implementation of Freshdesk. By utilising...

Qashio and Carasti join forces to transform leasing and corporate expenses in the UAE 

Qashio, a Dubai-based Fintech company offering a Corporate Card and Expense Management Solution, has announced its strategic partnership with Carasti, a leading car subscription service in Dubai. This collaboration aims to redefine the leasing landscape and...