Friday, April 26, 2019

Omantel offers ‘Carrefour Oman’ advanced digital marketing using TASIL’s Big Data...

Omantel signed an agreement with Majid Al Futtaim Retail, which operates Carrefour in Oman, to launch targeted digital marketing advanced services using Omantel’s state-of-the-art...
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Oracle Trims Staff Amid Difficult Transition to Cloud Services

(Bloomberg) -- Oracle will dismiss several hundred workers in May as the world’s second-largest software maker tries to rejigger its faltering cloud-computing strategy. The database...
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Uber, Mastercard Deals Mark Arrival of Mideast Tech Sector

(Bloomberg) -- When it comes to technology and venture investing, the Middle East hasn’t historically ranked as a top destination for companies looking to deploy...
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Abu Dhabi Partners With Microsoft, SoftBank to Start Tech Hub

(Bloomberg) -- Abu Dhabi is teaming up with companies such as Microsoft Corp. and SoftBank Group Corp. to open a technology startup center as the...
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Uber Is Said to Seal $3.1 Billion Deal to Buy Careem...

Uber Technologies Inc. is set to announce a $3.1 billion cash-and-share deal to acquire its Dubai-based rival Careem Networks FZ as early as this...
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Mrsool Outdoes Uber, Facebook in Saudi

(Bloomberg) -- Typing out your order on Mrsool is only the start of what’s made the Saudi delivery app more popular in the kingdom than...
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Apple’s Reinvention as a Services Company Begins

(Bloomberg) -- When Apple Inc. boss Tim Cook takes the stage at the Steve Jobs Theater in Silicon Valley on Monday, he will usher in...
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Kidfluencers’ Rampant YouTube Marketing Is Minefield for Google

On Feb. 13, JoJo Siwa posted a YouTube video from a Target store, detailing her plan to buy “every single item of JoJo merch”...
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Instagram Gets Into E-Commerce Business With Checkout Tool

After years of ogling beautiful images of food, fashion and design on Instagram, people will now be able to buy things they see and...
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Abu Dhabi, Tech Giants Said to Vie for $3 Billion Watson...

(Bloomberg) -- Mubadala Development Co., the Abu Dhabi sovereign fund, and Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. are weighing bids for part of Temasek...
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