Saudi Arabia has attracted more than $9 billion in investments in future technologies, including by U.S. giants Microsoft and Oracle Corp, which are building cloud regions in the kingdom, a government minister said on Monday. Saudi Minister of Communication and Information Technology Abdullah Alswaha said Microsoft will invest $2.1 billion in a global super-scaler cloud, […]<
Oracle Corp plans to invest $1.5 billion in Saudi Arabia in the coming years as it builds up its cloud footprint in the kingdom and opens its third public cloud region in Riyadh, a company official said. Saudi officials have pressed international companies to invest in the kingdom and move their regional headquarters to Riyadh […]
In 2023, critical decisions will be informed by enhanced data analytics as a result of increased data application. In 2023, fintech in telecom, and vice versa, will allow the financial sector it to provide various tools to support financial transactions anywhere. When 5G is completely implemented in 2023 by authorized 5G operators, fintech will rely […]
2022 ended on a high note for Artificial intelligence (AI) when ChatGPT took the world by storm. But AI was not a game-changer for liberal arts alone. It absolutely took the telecom industry by surprise and had experts redefine and redesign what was already there. In addition, it is also setting Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 […]
Every success story begins with a vision, and successful visions are built on solid foundations. Among the endless possibilities for growth lies Saudi Arabia’s plan for a more promising future, achieved by creating an IoT infrastructure. The Kingdom has dedicated significant funding to the IT industry and complete support for creative and innovative thinking to […]
A former Twitter Inc manager convicted of spying for Saudi Arabia by sharing user data several years ago and potentially exposing users to persecution was sentenced to 3-1/2 years in prison on Wednesday, U.S. prosecutors said. Ahmad Abouammo had been found guilty by a jury in August following a trial in federal court in San […]
Oman to host the Huawei ICT Competition Middle EastRegional Finals 2022 in Muscat on December 20 – 22 Middle East, December 09, 2022: Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, announced the national finalists who will take part in the Huawei ICT Competition Middle EastRegional Finals 2022, […]
Saudi Arabia and China showcased deepening ties with a series of strategic deals on Thursday during a visit by President Xi Jinping, including one with tech giant Huawei, whose growing foray into the Gulf region has raised U.S. security concerns. King Salman signed a “comprehensive strategic partnership agreement” with Xi, who received a lavish welcome […]
Chinese President Xi Jinping began a visit to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday that Beijing said marked its biggest diplomatic initiative in the Arab world, as Riyadh expands global alliances beyond a long-standing partnership with the West. The meeting between the global economic powerhouse and Gulf energy giant comes as Saudi ties with Washington are strained […]
Trade and investment ties between China and Gulf Arab states are expected to feature prominently in President Xi Jinping’s visit to Saudi Arabia this week as the region increasingly looks East to drive economic transformation at home for a post-oil era. China, the world’s biggest energy consumer, is a major trade partner of Gulf oil […]
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