Metaverse builder LandVault, announces strategic funding round from The Sandbox, Gemini, Kingsway and other Web3 VCs

LandVault, the largest metaverse construction company, has announced its strategic funding round with several web3 firms, including The Sandbox, a leading metaverse platform backed by Animoca Brands and Softbank, the Gemini Frontier Fund, HodlCo, and Kingsway Capital, a $3B hedge fund and a large shareholder in Animoca Brands.  This comes after LandVault raised a total […]

Jordan’s start-up ecosystem one of the fastest growing in the Middle East

Thanks to an injection of funding and raft of government-sponsored incentives Jordan now has one of the fastest-growing start-up ecosystems in the Middle East.  A well-educated workforce and access to local and international funding have helped to create a “dynamic ecosystem” that makes it a strong location for start-ups, Ibrahim AlSafadi, CEO of Luminous Life+, […]

More than a third of top retailers in the Middle East leaving Ramadan shoppers vulnerable to email fraud

Leading cybersecurity and compliance company, Proofpoint, has released research which shows that only 65% of the top 20 retailers in the Middle East have implemented the minimum level of DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance) protection, meaning 35% are taking no steps to prevent malicious actors spoofing their domain. Worryingly, only 6 out of […]

Dell Technologies strengthens security portfolio with new services and solutions

Dell extends threat management capabilities across endpoints, networks and clouds with addition of CrowdStrike  Dell Secured Component Verification offers expanded cloud-based option, delivering additional supply chain assurance Dell Product Success Accelerator for Cyber Recovery helps protect critical data from cyber threats  Dell Technologies is announcing new security services and solutions to help organizations protect against […]

Freshworks Embeds Generative AI to Help Customer Support, Sales and Marketing Teams Improve Quality and Efficiency

Freshworks Inc. (NASDAQ: FRSH) today announced new GPT-based conversational enhancements to Freshworks’ natively-built AI powered assistant, Freddy. Using OpenAI’s ChatGPT and underlying large language models, the latest generative AI capabilities of Freddy help a wide range of customer-facing professionals work faster, smarter, and more effectively. Customer service agents respond quickly to customers and employees in […]