Saturday, September 22, 2018

Tech & Telecoms

Women take a lead in UAE’s space missions

Five years ago when engineer Amel Amin joined the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, there was only one female engineer employed there. But, fast...

NEOM: Saudi’s city of the future

In October, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) unveiled Riyadh’s plans for NEOM, a futuristic desert city that he hailed as a...

China’s tech giants better suited to Saudi than Google or FB

With two-thirds of its economy under 30 and an economy it is keen to diversify away from oil dependence, Saudi Arabia offers fertile ground...

Robot “Sophia” granted Saudi citizenship has sparked backlash on social media

Women in Saudi Arabia have scorned the government’s decision to grant citizenship to a female robot who, unlike them, does not need a male guardian or...

With Prince Alwaleed bin Talal arrested, Saudi’s tech ambitions took a...

Just over one week ago, Saudi Arabian royalty paraded titans of Silicon Valley and Wall Street through the Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh as part of...

Pizza Hut’s offensive ads in Saudi

Late on Sunday, Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Commerce and Investment announced that it will be taking legal action against Pizza Hut over an offensive...

UAE & UK leaders: Computers can’t replace humans

While much has been said about the risks of automation and 'thinking machines' replacing human tasks and jobs, speakers at the Global Manufacturing and...
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