The Abu Dhabi Global Market, one of the world's fastest-growing financial districts, has attracted more global asset managers. Victor Besa / The National
ADGM to adjust licence registration fees as part of Reem transition

Financial district will cut fees for non-financial and retail categories, while FinTech and financial companies will be charged more

July 17, 2024, 10:03 AM
Emirates SkyCargo serves 140 destinations across six continents. Photo: Emirates Group
Emirates SkyCargo orders five Boeing 777 planes as it expands capacity

Aircraft will bring airline's freighter fleet to 17 and increase its main deck cargo capacity 30% by 2026

July 16, 2024, 10:57 AM
Valentyn Volkov and Roman Axelrod, right, co-founders of Xpanceo, with prototypes of their smart contact lenses at their laboratory in Dubai. Antonie Robertson / The National
Dubai start-up viewing future through smart contact lens

Generation Start-up: Xpanceo's smart contact lenses provide an 'infinite' extended reality view, Iron Man-style

July 15, 2024, 3:30 AM
Traders are seen on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average both hit intraday highs on Friday. Reuters
Wall Street flirts with records as investors grow more optimistic about Fed rate cuts

Confidence was boosted after US inflation was shown to have fallen in June

July 13, 2024, 11:26 AM
Donald Trump created his own platform, Truth Social, after he was banned by Facebook, Instagram and Twitter following the US Capitol riot in January 2021. AFP
Meta to end restrictions on Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts

The decision is based on company's 'responsibility to allow political expression' and keep voters informed ahead of US presidential election

July 13, 2024, 10:52 AM
The European Commission said Elon Musk's X is in breach of the Digital Services Act in areas linked to dark patterns, advertising transparency and data access for researchers. Getty Images
EU says Musk's X is in breach of Digital Services Act and on hook for a fine

Investigation finds that company has questionable practices related to its advertising, access to public data and blue checkmark

July 13, 2024, 7:37 AM
A display shows the manufacturer's foldable devices at the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event in Paris. AFP
Samsung 'not concerned' over Huawei's supremacy in foldables

Seoul-based company will focus on improving quality in the 'super premium' category, executive vice president says

July 13, 2024, 4:00 AM
Experts say regulations for trustworthy AI need to be developed and implemented. AP
OECD calls for co-operation on global AI regulations as risks grow

Challenges such as bias and threats to authenticity continue to stem from the technology's rapid growth and reach

July 12, 2024, 8:49 AM
TM Roh, head of mobile at Samsung Electronics Co. , during a launch preview for new products in Paris, France, on Tuesday, July 9, 2024.  The company that pioneered the foldables segment in 2019 staged a gala event in Paris on Tuesday to unveil its new products, the $1,90 Galaxy Z Flip 6 and $1,900 Galaxy Z Fold 6. Photographer: Nathan Laine / Bloomberg
Samsung Unpacked: Galaxy Z Fold 6 and Flip 6, all you need to know

South Korean giant launches new generative AI-powered devices and expands its range of wearable tech

July 11, 2024, 8:20 AM
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold6 smartphones at the Galaxy Unpacked event in New York, US, on Tuesday, July 9, 2024.  Samsung Electronics Co.  is upping its bid to rival Apple Inc.  in wearables by launching a smart ring and releasing a new high-end wearable with a similar look and features as the Apple Watch Ultra.  Photographer: Lanna Apisukh / Bloomberg
Samsung unveils AI-driven foldables and wearables

The company unveils more flexible Galaxy Z Fold6 and Flip6, and challenges Apple with its own Ultra smartwatch

July 10, 2024, 1:00 PM
A Galaxy AI signage is seen ahead of Samsung's Unpacked event in Paris, in which it is expected to launch its new generation of foldable devices. Alvin R Cabral / The National
Samsung introduces generative AI features at Galaxy Unpacked in Paris

The world's biggest mobile phone maker doubles down on generative AI

July 10, 2024, 11:31 AM
Samsung chose Paris for its second Unpacked event of 2024 in the lead-up to the 33rd Olympics. AFP
What to expect at Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked event in Paris

Company expected to release next generation of devices powered by the Galaxy AI platform

July 09, 2024, 7:41 AM
Samsung Electronics dominated the foldable smartphone market – until it was unseated by Huawei in the first quarter of 2024. EPA
Samsung Unpacked: Price still biggest hurdle for foldable devices

The company will also attempt to regain its lead in the market, which it lost for the first time in Q1, analysts say

July 08, 2024, 6:58 AM
Jeff Bezos in 1996, during the early years of Amazon, before it morphed into the world's largest online marketplace. Alamy
Amazon at 30: From online bookstore to world's biggest marketplace

The company has revolutionised the concept of e-commerce

July 05, 2024, 4:00 AM
Prashant Saran, director of operations at Amazon Turkey, Middle East and Africa, and Stefano Martinelli, vice president of Amazon in the UAE and Saudi Arabia, at the company's delivery station in Dubai. Pawan Singh / The National
Amazon Middle East seeks to address extreme heat challenges for EV fleet

The company is 'closely' coordinating with UAE authorities as it is constantly piloting and testing sustainable vehicles, says a senior executive

July 03, 2024, 4:00 PM