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National healthcare spending in Saudi Arabia is expected to reach $35 billion by the end of this year.
The Kingdom Tower,...
May Al-Oteibi, 26, is a Saudi entrepreneur who
has always aspired to use technology to serve the disabled, having
a mentally challenged...
Students attending the Zinc workshop. (Images via Tala El Issa)
Breaking into the world of IT can be tough for anyone, but in a region...
The time is now. (Image via CommsMEA)
In 2001, a team of French and American physicians in New York made history by remotely...
Gulati (also known as PK) was 10 he asked his father for a
In those days child-friendly kits wouldn’t hav...
A slip of the finger, or a movement too quick, and a healthcare professional can find themselves with a needlestick injury.
That is what...
Drowning is the third most common cause of death worldwide, according
to the World Health Organization.
42 out of 192 is Saudi...
After-surgery care in developing countries or remote locations can often be an unknown quantity, but the use of augmented reality during...
The Green Truck warehouse. (Image via Green Truck)
The UAE has one of the highest per capita waste
generation rates in the world. Putting...
Wearables, especially those for fitness and
healthcare, are getting a lot of attention, from athletes looking
to improve their performance...
Dubai's smart city, Silicon Park, focuses on
six pillars: life, society, mobility, economy,
governance and environment.(Image...
Pauline Van Dongen's wearable solar shirt. (Image via Pauline
When it comes to wearable technologies the MENA region
There will soon be no reason for students, working
moms or busy professionals to become loyal customers of food
delivery anymore: there's...
A spate of high-profile deaths in Egypt from medical
highlighted the need for better all-round medical care in...
Busy bees are honey bees.
In July 2014 Khaled Bouchoucha quit his job as a
fleet engineer manager at aeronautic company Sabena Technics
E-waste is a mushrooming scourge of the technology revolution with up to 50 million tons of electronic rubbish generated annually -...
Startups offering biogas or waste treatment solutions are slowly gearing up in the Middle East, but only Taqa Solutions had a reality...
Google’s driverless cars have been pootling staff around for nearly five years, but the man on the street is still waiting.
Is a symptom checker app ready to replace a real-life doctor?
audit by Harvard Medical School...
This year the world is abuzz with the word 'batteries', as Tesla releases its wall-mounted storage device for the home and the...
Biogas hasn’t taken off in the Middle East yet, and the entrepreneurs driving it forward are battling both corporate rivals and a...
rendering of nanocomposite piezoelectric material. (Image
The word piezo (pee-ay-zo), derived from the...
Littlebits, the open source hardware startup from Lebanese founder Ayah Bdeir, has raised over $44 million in what they say is one of the...
Teams listening to a speaker midway through the
conference. (Images via Dubai Internet City)
As Dubai passionately pursues its strategy to...