The Sustainable City Dubai turns single use plastic into reusable shopping bags

The Sustainable City in Dubai, the first fully sustainable development in the region announced a new community initiative to eliminate plastic pollution and divert single-use plastic waste from landfills. The Plastic for Fabric campaign encourages residents of Dubai’s most eco-conscious community to collect and convert their single-use plastic to make reusable shopping bags. This has […]

Hub71 and e& enterprise to launch the UAE’s first AI Center of Excellence (AI CoE) in Abu Dhabi

Hub71, Abu Dhabi’s global tech ecosystem, and e& enterprise, part of e& (formerly known as Etisalat Group), today announced the launch of the region’s first AI CoE. The launch      highlights the importance of pursuing partnerships and collaborations with businesses, governments, investors, and startups to create a smarter, safer, and more sustainable world through the co-creation […]

The Bazaars Project launches peer-to-peer marketplace app to Exchange goods, vehicles or property for crypto

The Bazaars Project has launched its peer-to-peer marketplace app in the Apple App and Google Play stores. The app allows users to buy and sell goods, property, and vehicles with cryptocurrency. This milestone is significant for the Bazaars Project’s mission to create a proof-of-stake blockchain network and a decentralized peer-to-peer marketplace. “The crypto market value […]

SANS Institute opens applications for the first cohort of Bahrainis to train in Cyber Security

The Labour Fund (Tamkeen) announced the launch of the first cohort of the Cyber Security Training Program in partnership with the world-renowned provider of cybersecurity training, SANS Institute. This follows the recently announced strategic partnership between Tamkeen and SANS Institute with the purpose of training and reskilling hundreds of Bahrainis in the field of cybersecurity, […]

20 retailers that excel in technology and innovation win the prestigious RetailME ICONS awards at a Gala ceremony

Retailers in the Gulf countries are adopting technology and innovation to adapt to the new norm where well-informed and demanding customers want better experience in shopping and want products to be delivered faster and more seamlessly. As a result, the retail landscape has been undergoing a digital transformation for the last few years. While a […]

Fashinza names former FarEye President Sumit Saxena as President of Revenue and Strategy

Fashinza, the AI-driven B2B marketplace and real-time global supply chain platform for fashion brands and retailers, today announced the appointment of Sumit Saxena as the company’s first President of Revenue and Strategy. The appointment comes after a USD $100M Series B round of investment with investors primarily from the UAE, India, and the US, as […]