Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The open kingdom

All eyes are on Saudi Arabia these days as the country opens up to foreign investment, loosens restrictions on outside investors and introduces new regulations.

Transition

To survive and prosper in this challenging new environment, companies and public authorities alike need to respond to these newly empowered citizens and partner with them to re-think the fundamentals of modern living.

The next wave of computing

"Companies now understand the importance of users and the way they are using the device today, having to manually update and make sure they are thinking positively about security in the way they use the devices."

Game changers come to Dubai

The Sun Exchange is rolling out a business model that allows people to own solar power assets remotely, receiving their rental income securely thanks to blockchain.

Click n buy real estate

Without the work of land registries, many of the legal and financial transactions that underpin modern economies would grind to a halt.

Taking the lead in blockchain

Financial institutions in Dubai are among the first banks in the world to explore the potential of blockchain to improve the security and efficiency of their services.

Blockchain set to revolutionize retail

For traditional retailers facing increased competition from e-commerce, digital technology offers the opportunity to fight back by giving customers unique personalized experiences that they cannot find online.

Smart Dubai: Blockchain capital of the world

While other countries are still struggling to come to terms with the possibilities of blockchain, in Dubai the technology is already a tangible reality that is starting to make a concrete difference to the lives of ordinary people.

Flying the flag for Ethereum

While Dubai is experimenting with a variety of different blockchain-based technologies, one platform in particular is establishing a significant position in the city: Ethereum.

Powering innovation one cell at a time

Launched in 2015, the Woodstock, South Africa-headquartered peer-to-peer lending platform illuminates—quite literally—a market that has been in the Dark Ages.

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