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
Global shares dipped on Friday as data out of China, the eurozone and the United States put a lid on expectations for a sustained global rebound, with traders already worried about a delay in US fiscal stimulus.
Chinese firms like Xiaomi are facing delays getting approvals from India’s quality control agency for their goods, five industry sources told Reuters, as the business environment deteriorates after a clash on their Himalayan border.
Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (Taqa), announced on Thursday its earnings for the second quarter of 2020. The company’s revenues reached Dhs3.3 billion for the quarter, reflecting the COVID-19 pandemic ongoing adverse impact on energy markets.