2022 has been marked by both tensions and innovations around the world. While necessarily picking up from a pandemic-stricken recent history, the global fiscal comeback is currently facing economic hurdles, the solutions for which technology must play a critical role in.

Read more: Global Tech Ambitions: A Time to Make or Break

The governments of Canada, Singapore and the United Kingdom have united in the belief that the Internet of Things (IoT) offers tremendous economic and social benefits, and appropriate cybersecurity requirements must be built into these connected products.

Read more: Canada, UK and Singapore Unite for IoT Cybersecurity Measures

Qatar, a high-income economy sitting at the heart of the Middle East, is home to almost three million people. Through Qatar’s National Vision 2030, the country aims to be a truly smart nation and strives to become an advanced society capable of sustaining its development while providing a high standard of living for everyone.

Read more: Qatar: Delivering an Innovation-Driven Future

The discussion regarding a cost-sharing framework between telcos and digital content providers is resonating ever louder in Europe. As the region faces an economic inflection point, building long-term resilience requires a smarter and more innovative approach.

Read more: Escalating Needs and Expectations on Network Spending

The Arbaeen Zeyara Pilgrimage is one of the biggest annual religious pilgrimages in the world, primarily to the Holy City of Karbala in central Iraq. From the 28th of August, millions of pilgrims marched towards Karbala, passing through the cities of Diwaniah, Najaf, Hilla and Naseryah.

Read more: Arbaeen Zeyara Pilgrimage: Nokia and Asiacell Ensured Super Network Performance at Super Crowded...

Industry visionaries have been inspired by this latest technology trend, which is the metaverse. Not a day goes by without a mention of metaverse at our offices, in our households or from our news centers. The applications of emerging technologies such as AI and automation are being used in innovative ways to bring about this digital marketplace; one where there will be no language barriers as end-to-end human-powered AI video conferences and audio will allow global teams to communicate with ease. The merging of human intelligence with AI automation power is expected to create opportunities for new ventures that have yet to be tapped. A recent roundtable for the Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy explored, at length, the kinds of talent that Dubai-based companies should be targeting; the role of the private sector in strengthening the emirate’s value proposition to attract the brightest minds globally; and how businesses can capitalize on new consumer trends and opportunities emerging in the age of Web3 and the metaverse.

Read more: Enterprise Metaverse: An Industry in the Making

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