A robot near the entrance of a Microsoft Store in Boston, US. Associated Press
Microsoft has reinforced its commitment to the regional education sector by bringing the world-renowned education-technology conference BETT to the Middle East and Africa (MEA) for the fourth consecutive year. The theme this year is “Building a Successful Change Culture to Meet the Evolving Needs of 21st-Century Citizens”.
Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority (ADSSSA) on Monday partnered with Microsoft, to host an Innovation Summit at Jumeirah Etihad Towers, in the UAE capital. The event connected over 500 IT decision-makers with digital transformation experts to help them achieve more and further emphasised on how innovation can happen jointly.
Microsoft took a significant step in its support of digital transformation across the Middle East, as it launched two new cloud regions in the UAE on Wednesday. These new regions – Microsoft’s first in the Middle East – will empower customers and partners to embrace the benefits of the Fourth Industrial
The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), a leading financial hub in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) and home to the largest, most advanced financial innovation ecosystem in the region,
Dubai Land Department, DLD, has said that the real estate sector significantly contributed to GDP growth in the Emirate.
The direct contribution of travel and tourism to the Middle East’s GDP is predicted to rise by 4.2 per cent per annum to $133.6 billion by 2028 — driven in part by additional tourists to the region as a result of mega-events,