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Smart apps: Saudi Arabia outshines top countries in pandemic management
Healthcare | Thursday 17 February, 2022 10:34 pm
The COVID-19 pandemic has helped Saudi Arabia become one of the most tech-savvy countries. For the past two years, you couldn’t leave your home without two main essentials: Your mask and your smartphone. Forget your bulky wallet or potentially forgetting to bring one of your IDs; all you need now ...
Saudi authorities agree to cooperate on development of traditional arts, urban heritage
Culture & Education | Wednesday 16 February, 2022 6:35 pm
Saudi Arabia’s Diriyah Gate Development Authority and the Royal Institute of Traditional Arts have signed a memorandum of understanding for strategic cooperation in a number of projects and initiatives, the authority said on Tuesday.The agreement includes plans for projects related to education...
IDC Identifies Three Key Priorities that Will Shape CIO Decision Making Over the Coming Year
Technology & IT | Tuesday 15 February, 2022 5:46 pm
As industries across the Middle East bounce back from the economic turbulence of the last two years, International Data Corporation (IDC) believes there are three broad themes that will shape the tech investment decisions of the region's chief information officers (CIOs) and the organizations they...
Enterprising students take part in Saudi ideation challenge
Business & Money | Monday 14 February, 2022 12:32 pm
More than 90 students recently took part in an ideation challenge hosted by a leading Saudi research institution. The three-day event at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology was held in partnership with the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, the Saline Water Conversion Corp., and Saudia ...
Charity donations now open through Saudi Arabia’s Tawakkalna app
Technology & IT | Thursday 10 February, 2022 10:40 am
The Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA) launched a donation service for the Ehsan platform through the Tawakkalna application. On Wednesday, the authority said that the service aims to harness data in charitable work and expand the impact of Ehsan to reach more...
Cadillac Racing will compete in IMSA’s new Grand Touring Prototype (GTP) category in 2023
Cars & Autos | Thursday 10 February, 2022 10:24 am
In the mindset of defending its 2021 International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) Championship, Cadillac continues to prepare for its return to the world race stage. Cadillac Design is in the process of shaping the forthcoming GTP race car and the future of Cadillac Racing. . Drawing from...
National Olympiad for Scientific Creativity honors 40 Saudi innovators
Culture & Education | Sunday 6 February, 2022 7:19 pm
Forty talented Saudi students were crowned with grand prizes in the 2022 National Olympiad for Scientific Creativity — Ibdaa 2022 — on Saturday by Madinah Deputy Gov. Prince Saud bin Khalid Al-Faisal, on behalf of the governor Prince Faisal bin Salman. The event, which was held for the...
Kingdom launches ‘Year of Saudi Coffee’
Culture & Education | Friday 4 February, 2022 1:26 pm
The government has designated 2022 as the “Year of Saudi Coffee” and is seeking ideas from the public on how to mark the occasion. Coffee has long been an intrinsic part of Saudi culture, representing values such as generosity and hospitality, and regularly features in songs, poems and...
Aramco announces launch of Prosperity7 Ventures
Technology & IT | Wednesday 2 February, 2022 3:52 pm
Saudi Aramco Tuesday officially announced the launch of Prosperity7 Ventures, a one-billion-dollar Venture Capital fund. The fund has been operational for over a year, but was Tuesday launched officially by Aramco Chief Technology Officer Ahmad Al-Khowaiter during the LEAP 22 technology conference...
Saudi Arabia aims to expand gaming market to $2.5 billion by 2030
Technology & IT | Wednesday 2 February, 2022 9:33 am
The estimated value of the video games market in Saudi Arabia is valued about $1 billion and the Kingdom aims to boost the market value up to $2.5 billion by 2030, Social Development Bank (SDB) said.SDB’s Executive Vice President in Business Division Sultan Al-Hamidi told alarabiya.net: "The goal ...