IT
44% agree their organization struggles to hire and retain highly skilled IT staff
Food startup
BreakBread provides customers with an entryway into supper club dining
Metaverse devices
AR headsets will be the main driver of future consumption growth
Savvy
Revenue from the global gaming industry is expected to top $200 bn in 2022
Gitex
Event to explore the metaverse, sustainabale digital economy and more
NFT marketplace
September's NFT trading volume will be around $500 mn
Ethereum merge
The event helped set up Ethereum for future greatness
Dubai
Dubai ranks first globally in Services, Content and Institutional Framework
Dubai metaverse
"Metaverse is transforming key industries from logistics to real estate"
Dubai metaverse
Dubai set to consolidate status as a testbed for future metaverse technologies
It could be a while, but it’s coming, argues expert
Sirar stc
Strategic partnership will enable businesses to manage digital risks effectively
Cyber attacks
TCP-based, DNS water-torture dominate DDoS threat landscape
Blue-collar workers
Phase 2 of the project allows hiring companies to recruit from the portal
Dubai metaverse
Event to explore digital economy, unlock metaverse potential
Web3
Studio will streamline, ease the way that firms can access Web3 technologies
Bahrain crypto
Crypto payments will be available across 5000+ POS Terminals in Bahrain
Elevatus
Venture capital funding in Saudi surged to $584 mn in H1 2022
Central Bank digital currency
Global economy undergoing technological revolution driven by AI, IoT
Egypt
IOC's President will discuss bid with Sisi on Sept. 24
Binance
Move enables traders to open financial accounts in UAE-based banks
The new store exhibits the brand’s latest innovations in smart homes
Metaverse technologies
By 2028, 10% of public events will offer participation in metaverse
Bitcoin ETFs
SEC’s stance is causing the US to fall behind the rest of the world
OpenNode Bahrain
"A watershed moment for the people of Bahrain, Bitcoin economy as a whole"
Inery
Company aims to expand its use cases—particularly in GameFi
Ethereum
Eth blockchain would split into two different networks
AI
To place Kingdom at the forefront of AI tech in the region
Instagram
Most Insta reels users have no engagement whatsoever
Global AI Summit
Summit covering all aspects of AI, ways to benefit from AI technologies
Ooredoo
Crossing 5 million views across Ooredoo’s social media platforms
Crypto
Following the March 2022 theft of more than $600 mn from Ronin Network
AudioSwim
Helping rising musicians big on talent, short on distribution and promotion
Ethereum
As with all things related to the merge, only time will tell
iPhone 14
New iPhone series has four phones, the most notable of which is the Pro Max 14
Cyber attacks
Cybercriminals are now incorporating deep fakes to evade security controls
Crypto hack
Attempts were also made to remove NFTs from the actor’s own wallet
Beirut blast
Followed by unveiling of NFT artworks symbolic of Lebanon’s 961 area code
Ethereum
Yet another Ethereum-based service that’s going places
AI
Worldwide spending on AI solutions could reach $1.99 bln in 2022
Unprecedented levels of unemployed youth in July since 2018
Cloud
Cloud data centers will create 36,000 jobs in Qatar
NASA
NASA sets new date for ‘Artemis I’ launch to moon orbit
Young gamers
Youngsters currently spending more time and money in the metaverse
Communications providers
Commitment to digitalization to shape future of communications industry
Ethereum
Can the Merge be the match in the powder barrel?
Ethereum
The Merge will be completed at some point Sept. 10-20
Virtual assets
The plan aims to develop growth opportunities for investors
Fintech
This brings the total number of licensed fintech companies to 38
AudioSwim
NFTs set for long-term recovery following current winter of cryptos
Tornado
Does the move thwart crime, or individual’s privacy?
sudoAMM
The NFT marketplace that’s defying the odds.
user experience
Every $1 invested in UX can bring in an average of $100 in return
metaverse
Marriage, divorce, legal issues, work, education moving to the metaverse
Digital trust
88% of MEA consumers saw a net improvement in their levels of digital trust
Crypto
And why is the crypto community divided over this service?
Samsung
Z Flip 4, Galaxy Z Fold 4 among the latest announcements
Meta
Codes could monitor interactions, passwords, and credit numbers
Saudi
Combined value of fast-growing start-ups could come close to $100 bn
metaverse
Launch innovative, personalized journeys to virtual destinations globally
Everdome
Commitment to be used to strengthen Everdome’s offering, sustainability
UAE
"New regulations will leave little or non room for manipulation"
UAE
UAE's crypto market generates transactions worth $25 bn
Adopting blockchain doesn’t mean trading cryptos or tokens
Automation of retail
Shopping journey to link to shopper’s eCommerce retailer account
Spinneys
Retailer assures no personal banking information was compromised
Wallets
Here’s why you should look at them
Digital detox
These apps can help reduce your digital addiction 
cryptojacking
And threat actors have the financial industry in their crosshairs
Fintech
But there are bigger challenges than the ongoing crypto winter
Security
They believe their security strategy is ‘In the Doldrums’
metaverse travel
The future of travel is cheap, exciting, immune to weather, pandemics
Holepunch
Why did a crypto exchange develop a communication app?
"Meta" recorded about $6.69 billion in profits for the second quarter
CoinMENA
Egyptians can now link bank accounts, make withdrawals
Digital
Move will enable people to avoid relying on foreign bank accounts
Domains
Attackers have been spotted employing over 30 brands of post services
Exchanges
They align better with the decentralized concept of DeFi
Ti22
Episodes will be a fun, engaging, and interactive
Musk
Tesla sold 75% of Bitcoin adding $936 mn to its balance sheet
Metaverse
Cybercriminals exploiting IT complexity to launch serious cyberattacks
Cryptocurrency
MiCA will provide a unified licensing regime for the entire EU
Crypto
Positive sentiment pushing Bitcoin and altcoin prices up
Hub71
Company launches second edition of ‘The Outliers’ for startups
العملات
And why is the event so important for the world’s second largest blockchain?
Metaverse
"Companies are leveraging NFTs to take back control of their brands"
Metaverse
Strategy will create 40,000 virtual jobs in five years
women in crypto
Arab females taking huge steps in digital realms
Al-Futtaim
MoU aims to facilitate protecting the CCTV networks across the UAE
Bitcoin market cap
Can Ethereum overtake Bitcoin?
License
Before OKX, FTX, Kraken secured licenses in the UAE
Skills
Attracting workers with digital skills is the biggest challenge
Mixer
Mixers improve the anonymity of crypto transactions
stablecoin
Underlines the age old adage: not your keys, not your crypto
Bitcoin cryptocurrency
Bitcoin, altcoins create grub hubs, attract UAE, global businesses
Technology
New experts will separate business strategy from IT operations
Mass media gives voice to C-Suite, entrepreneurs, success stories
Avatars
Do designer Avatars define who we really are?  
bitcoin
Bitcoin mirrors Nasdaq’s bounce back, but more bad news awaits
Cryptocurrencies
Increased regulation, not price drops, will determine 2022’s crypto crash
Assets
Globally, crypto assets are largely unregulated
Businesses
Nearly half of businesses are expanding virtually via the cloud
Businesses
87% had to move fast to accelerate digital deployments
Hospitality
Technology is changing the hospitality industry at a pace never seen before
Market
Several factors are impacting consumer and business demand
Egypt
Egypt ranks second after the UAE in terms of fintech funding deals
Dubai
Increased focus on self-driving transport, more driverless journeys
Partnership aims to promote digital transformation in small businesses
Abu Dhabi
AI could unlock $12.6 trillion in value globally by 2030
mobile charging
We need batteries that store more, last longer, and are safer to use
DAO
It empowers them to make influential decisions
If Bitcoin is gold’s digital alternative, look for $500k per   
Qatar
"Crypto assets not underlined by monetary authority might be less credible"
NFTs
Adults struggle to understand the value of NFTs, not youth
Crypto mining
Retail investors aren’t the only ones sweating
Stepn
Staying healthy in the age of Web3.
Crypto
The markets continue their cloak and dagger games.
Expo
The City is an ideal destination for residence, business, education
Sam Curry Cybereason
Sometimes lives are at stake, but it doesn’t need to reach that point  
Dubai
It also ranked second globally in the 'Digital Skills' sub-indicator
Browser
After 27 years, Microsoft has retired Internet Explorer
Paypal crypto
Investors are grasping at straws for positive news, and this is as big as any.
Cloudflare
The DDoS attack resulted in 26 million request per second
Drone
Amazon produced 20 drone prototypes since Air Prime launch
Coinbase
Long-term stagnation was cited as the cause of the layoffs
web5
And what’s the deal with Web3?
Library
The library is in Al Jaddaf has more than a million print and digital books
Machines
The machinery and equipment industry has reached a turning point  
crypto collapse
The Celsius Network has helped fuel the fire.
Collapse
Collapse may pose threat to consumer confidence; unlikely to stop growth
whatsapp
The company is already experimenting with cryptocurrency payments
fraud
66% of UAE residents have received messages from fraudsters posing as their bank
Saudi LIV golf
Big names. Big money. And a worldwide tour that spans the globe.
Terra 2.0
It’s alive, but will it live?
Digital
Companies to prioritize emerging technologies such as AI, IoT, and Cloud
Stablecoin
Becomes the first country to recognize cryptos as digital money.
Metaverse
TCTx will allow customers to access digital solutions to grow their businesses
Bitcoin
Bitcoin could bring equity in finance as never before
Digital
Content creators are making a decent living through digital platforms
Play-to-earn gaming
The platforms do a wonderful job of making cryptos more accessible.
Arabic
Web builders speaking the language of an underserved market 
LinkedIn
Employment professionals, job seekers, and most professionals hang out in this space
crypto
Venture capitalists’ faith in the long-term potential of crypto remains unshaken
Quarters
The company aims to drive entrepreneurship and innovation
Smart contracts
There are several blockchains that support smart contracts
crypto
Bitcoin’s high volatility lets you experience these emotions
MAF
Partnership will allow customers to purchase with virtual assets
stolen cryptos
But don’t forget the old adage: prevention is better than a cure
Sheikha
AW609 is the world’s first tiltrotor set to receive civil certification
crypto
You don’t have to own cryptos to profit from them.
Bitcoin, alt-coins, highly correlated with NASDAQ, S&P 500
Cloudflare
Dubai consolidates status as a hub for global high-tech firms
Bitcoin
Will 2022 end in a collapse and signal the end of an era?
DP
The new project helps embrace new digital solutions
Developers now prefer to engage with multiple technologies at the same time
The richest man in the world’s wealth decreased by 5.4%
Virtual economies
Digital markets are budding bi-products of the metaverse
Digital
MoF launches Digital Service Guide to facilitate access to all services
Hybrid
Companies are taking positive steps but more needs to be done
Metaverse
Everdome announces upcoming metaverse land auction date
UAE
The new reforms aim to enhance the sector across all stages
Qatar
Users can now link their bank accounts to their CoinMENA wallets
Crypto bear
Forget light, where’s the end of the tunnel?
Removing company from S&P's 500 index worsened  losses
Saudi
Saudi expects AVs to be available to everyone by 2050
Dubai
The emirate aims to support 42 thousand virtual jobs
Saudi
Trend Micro blocked 107 million threats in Saudi
cybercriminal NFT
Scamsters are using NFTs as lures to target artists
Metaverse
From gaming, to travel, jobs and more, nothing is off-limits
Total
First-of-its-kind UAE TV viewership research launched at CABSAT 2022
The deal makes the fund 5th largest investor in the video game company
iPod
It’s already a relic, but was just read its final rites
NFT lending
It could be weeks or even months before a listed NFT finds a buyer
Smarties
The NFT format is titled ‘SMARTIES MENA INTO THE METAVERSE’
NFT token
It wants to help other NFT projects launch their own tokens
Startups
KAUST attracts 5 global deep tech startups to Saudi
Assets
Saudi will soon witness accelerating adoption of crypto
Emirates Airlines
UAE carrier going sky high with cryptos, NFTs and the metaverse 
crypto
Volatility continues even as cryptos begin to stabilize.
Hybrid
Poly observes 12 considerations to navigate hybrid working
stablecoin
A clear case of playing on people’s sentiments.
Value
The value stolen from DeFi protocols trending up since start of 2021
rug pull scam
 Stay away from tokens backed by anonymous developers
cyber
The cost of a data breach increased from $3.86 million to $4.24 million
Ransomware
59% of UAE's organizations surveyed were hit with ransomware in 2021
starbucks
The company acknowledged that it is fascinated by NFTs
Metaverse
Or, is it just a case of being darkest before dawn?
Metaverse
Sports organization FAME MMA acquires land on Everdome’s metaverse
NFT
Collectors have sent over $37 billion to NFT marketplaces in 2022 as of May 1
Personalized Learning
New UNESCO report reveals science-based blueprint for rebuilding education systems
Crypto lawyer
Planning to stay ahead of the changing regulatory landscape
Musk
Twitter may see 'slight cost' for businesses and governments
NFT investments
It’s not just rogue elements that can endanger your NFT investments
Wall Street Journal: Musk told investors he plans to organize an IPO
Starlink
Bahrain is the first country in the GCC to grant a license for this service
Biobank
AED17 million to advance medical research and discovery
Databases
111 databases were exposed to the open web in the UAE, 372 in Saudi
Meta
Facebook's user base is growing at an all-time high
Saudi
Saudi is experiencing a boom in trademarks and patent requests
Metaverse
You can now watch a movie, travel, and prepare your favorite food in the "Metaverse"
Twitter- Musk deal
The deal could be canceled if it is not closed by October 24
Elon
This comes days after he unveiled his $46.5 billion bid for the social-media company
EU meeting
Failure to comply could cost 6% of companies’ annual global sales
Twitter
500 million tweets posted daily, 350,000 tweets posted each minute
Netflix
It anticipates a global loss of two million paid memberships in the Q2 of 2022.
Multi-Cloud
The majority of Saudi agree that multi-cloud is ideal
Twitter
The plan prevents Elon Musk from buying a majority of Twitter shares
Cryptocurrency
SHAREit connects users to cryptocurrency wallets in the ME
UAE
25 percent of investable assets in the UAE is to be allocated to crypto
metaverse
The metaverse is expected to transform every business
DIFC
Strategy to attract the best minds and companies globally to Dubai
fintech
}ompanies specializing in financial technology increased significantly
Cisco
3 million users connected to the comapny's Wi-Fi network
EXPO 2020
"During the Expo, the UAE showed the world a different image of creativity"
Technological Spending
Spending valued at 93 billion riyals by 2025
Khalid Elgibali
Mastercard’s data, analytics, provide insights and intelligence
investopia
Achieving growth in new economies, developing solutions to challenges
UAE Investopia technology
The summit is set to attract 550 billion AED in foreign investments
digital economy
World Bank urges governments to remove barriers to transformation
Hackathon
More than 200 participants from over 30 countries will convene at NYUAD
ransomware
Ransomware does not discriminate against who it targets
virtual asset
Dubai's Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority to provide a range of VA services
Moon colony
Those with the most space miles traveled could command humanity
Humanity is at the start of that journey
electronic government
Gulf countries top the e-government services maturity index
work
The company increases its footprint in the ASEAN region 
innovation
‘Journey into the Future of Finance’ part of the UAE Innovation Month 2022
أسهم التكنولوجيا
The worst performance of tech stocks since 2008 just took place
صندوق رأس المال للتكنولوجيا
Prosperity7 was designed for the development of next-generation technologies
الأوراق المالية الرقمية
Blockchain-based digital assets have come a long way in a short space of time
توقيع الاتفاق بين نيوم و ام بي سي
The AAA gaming studio will form an integral part of the NEOM Media Hub
cryptocurrencies
Most Arab central banks hesitant about regulating cryptocurrency markets
Digital Saudi
Global, regional, local audiences witnessed Saudi’s digital transformation
طائرة بدون طيار
Two-member judging panel to select the semi-finalists
investopia
AI, Blockchain, Fintech, Metaverse & quantum computing expertise offered
Bitcoin
Bitcoin prices are heading down, but don't count the crypto out
Regional fintech companies are preparing to launch GCC Open Banking services
NFT coin
Collectibles only the first round, bigger market boom lies in wait
Metaverse
Grayscale estimates the global market for goods and services in the metaverse to be worth $1 trillion
Block chain network and programming concept on technology background
Technology ensures invulnerable data security
عملة بايننس
Dubai World Trade Center signs cooperation pact with crypto giant
Bahrain grants Binance preliminary approval
Digital Asset Management
Digital asset management, a key to future prosperity
Portrayal as villains in film taints image of technology
New technology boosts network capacity and speeds
New tech cuts cost per bit, ups capacity per wavelength for Telecom Egypt