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Intelak, one of the first industry and technology-focused incubators in the MENA region, announced that Dubai Tourism & Commerce...
For years, Hussain Albar watched his mother suffer from diabetes. Each day, she would prick herself several times in order to log in a...
Smartcare Medical Services in Egypt has secured another 12 million Egyptian pounds (US$762,000) from the Egyptian-American Enterprise Fund,...
Qatari healthcare directory Meddy has launched its first Arabic version with the expectation that using the region’s native language...
For many, modern day classrooms look nothing short of an overreaching sci-fi movie scene: children as young as eight talking code, gamified...
The Dubai government and Dubai Holding have announced a one billion dirham fund (US$275 million) to address seven global challenges.
Any tech executive seeking to hire software engineers in Lebanon agrees there is a shortage in talent.
To fill that gap, coding boot...
Fire and freezing cold are potentially fatal for refugees, but they are dangers which could be over due to 'emergency sensor'...
Welcoming to Arabnet Dubai 2016. (Image via Jacqueline
“Happiness is very personal. How far do you want
us to go to make you h...
GoSparc's device that tracks and connects. (Image
GoSparc, an Amsterdam-based
startup, created the aptly named 'Sparc' device....
day of Future Tech Week, busy. (Images via Future Tech
The latest buzzwords in technology - big data,
Internet of Things...
We are in the midst of the greatest industrial revolution in human history. The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4ID) is an economic...
Camel racing is (slowly) going high tech. (Image via Prodijee)
It’s “FitBit for camels”, a device that will optimize...
The Danish-designed hybrid Fisker Karma, introduced to the UAE in 2012, is unlikely to be part of MyCars on-demand rental offerings, but...
Prototyping is a product development process made up of tests
and iterations. (Image via smashingmagazine.com)
“Between the conception and ...
Jordan can be pretty dry. (Image via
As an arid, resource poor nation, Jordan has
historically relied on foreign...
Bassam Jalgha tuning his guitar using Roadie Tuner. (Image via Make Magazine)
Despite the launch of several hackerspaces in the...
During the last quarter of 2015, Wamda and General
Electric (GE) kicked off a new common activity, the ‘GE
MEMakers Mentorship Program’. Th...
Vound inventor Aly Mohamed at an EU-sponsored contest for young scientists. (Image via Wamda)
Aly Mohamed comes across as a...
An artists rendering of satellites and debris orbiting the earth. (Image via European Space Agency)
Space technology is now on the...
Making driving more seamless in a growing market. (Image via
Connected car platform Vinli is launching in
Bahrain, its first stop...
exoskeleton prototype is being tested in the lab. (Images via AZR
Three Birzeit University students
in the West Bank have b...
Healthcare spending in the GCC is going to grow exponentially, says a new EY report.
Global professional services firm EY is predicting...
A mockup of RBK's planned ZatLAB in northern Jordan. (Images
As the Syrian Civil War drags on, a generation