03/01/2018

UAE Cybersecurity Firm Doubles Revenue to $400 Million

The firm, which earns about 80 percent of its revenue from U.A.E. government contracts, plans to grow from 650 to 900 employees by the end of the year, Chief Executive Officer Faisal Al Bannai told Bloomberg in an interview.

02/19/2018

Keeping up with the robots

Automation may pose a threat to jobs, but it also puts an added psychological pressure on staff who have to keep pace with the robots

02/16/2018

Blockchain-based payments ideal for Bahrain

The project is not meant to go live with a big bang go-live approach where you have 40 entities onboard because that would be a catastrophe, that is why you go step by step, we want to start with two and go from there.

02/14/2018

SGBL goes digital with Backbase

The bank’s mission is to engage its customers -from retail to professional and corporate- with a range of new services and self-service capabilities across all channels.

02/11/2018

UAE leads Arab markets in Islamic fintech

The UAE follows Malaysia and the United Kingdom in terms of the number of Islamic fintech start-ups per market, according to analysis conducted by Edmond Christou, Bloomberg Intelligence.

02/11/2018

UAE Exchange uses blockchain for instant cross-border payments

With multiple investments in various fintech and digital payments companies, UAE Exchange is focused on collaborating with technology specialists, start-ups, industry partners and the academia to seek out opportunities that deliver seamless and positive c