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Petrofac selects Microsoft IoT toolkit to build digitally transformative Connected Construction platform
Technology & IT | Monday 3 February, 2020 8:20 am
Microsoft today announced that leading international energy service provider Petrofac has chosen Azure’s Internet of Things for its Connected Construction platform designed to accelerate digital transformation at its project worksites. “Microsoft’s mission is to empower every...
Almarai Entertains 40 Orphans at Doos Karting Circuit
Business & Money | Sunday 2 February, 2020 1:34 pm
Almarai held an entertaining program for 40 children from the Ensan Charitable Association at the Doos Karting circuit. An atmosphere of enthusiasm and excitement led the children to enjoy driving Formula A cars in a correspondence with the start of the second semester.   The...
Saudi Arabia steps up school coronavirus safeguards
Culture & Education | Sunday 2 February, 2020 11:05 am
Educational facilities in Saudi Arabia have updated emergency procedures to counter the threat of coronavirus. Saudi Minister of Education, Hamad Al-Asheikh on Saturday instructed all education departments, universities and vocational training institutes to activate emergency plans as the number ...
AI and cybersecurity laboratories inaugurated at university in Dammam
Culture & Education | Sunday 2 February, 2020 4:42 am
The minister of education, Hamad bin Mohammed Al-Asheikh, inaugurated the laboratories of artificial intelligence (AI) and cybersecurity at the College of Computer Science and Information Technology at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University in Dammam on Saturday. The minister also inaugurated...
Members of diplomatic corps accredited to the Kingdom visit historical Al Turaif district in Diriyah
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 2 February, 2020 12:38 am
 The Ministry of foreign affairs organized a get-acquainted visit for members of the diplomatic corps accredited to the Kingdom and their families today to the historical Al Turaif neighborhood in Diriyah, one of Saudi Arabia's national heritage sites on the UNESCO international heritage...
AI and Cyber Security: Modern concepts that ensure the safety of rail transportation
Technology & IT | Saturday 1 February, 2020 3:41 am
The 2020 Railway Forum, organized by the Saudi Railway Company (SAR) under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, concluded its sessions Thursday. Participants discussed railway security and safety, the future of digital railways and the concept of the integration of...
Bahri posts 172% surge in fourth-quarter net profit
Business & Money | Saturday 1 February, 2020 1:44 am
Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, on Wednesday reported strong financial results for the quarter and the full year ended December 31, 2019, underpinned by an increase in returns of several business units.   The company’s fourth-quarter net profit surged 172.48 ...
stc Unveils 9 New Awards to Honor its Partners in Success within the Rawafed Program and DARE Strategy
Business & Money | Saturday 1 February, 2020 12:29 am
stc announced 9 new awards for this year to honor their partners in success partners within the company’s program to promote local content Rawafed, during the 9th Partner Day ceremony organized by the company at the Fairmont Hotel, in the presence of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin...
World First AlUla Desert Polo Attracts VIP Cast to Ancient Heritage Site
Sports | Friday 31 January, 2020 1:37 pm
A host of international VIP guests jetted into a unique polo arena in the heart of ancient UNESCO World Heritage Site, AlUla last weekend to witness Saudi Arabian history in the making.    Not only was it the first time polo had been officially staged in the Kingdom under the...
SFA ‘Sports for All Challenge’ sees exciting finish with three winning teams
Sports | Thursday 30 January, 2020 12:44 pm
The Saudi Sports for All Federation (SFA) today announced the three winning teams in Sports for All Challenge for university students. The winning teams, tasked with developing models that would increase community engagement in physical activities, competed for a top prize of US$10,000 for the...
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