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Dubai retail giant inks deal with will.i.am’s US tech firm

Dubai retail giant inks deal with will.i.am’s US tech firm

Majid Al Futtaim partners with Los Angeles-based I.AM+ to offer new AI-powered experiences to shoppers ...

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Etisalat becomes first MidEast company to break $10b brand portfolio value

Etisalat becomes first MidEast company to break $10b brand portfolio value

Etisalat's portfolio includes brands such as Etisalat Misr, Mobily, Ufone, Maroc Telecom, PTCL and Etisalat Afghanistan ...

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Now your playlists can be waiting for you on Emirates flights

Now your playlists can be waiting for you on Emirates flights

Emirates introduces new function on its app to allow passengers to create playlists ahead of their flight and sync it to their seats ...

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BlackBerry awarded $814.9 million in Qualcomm arbitration

(Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd said on Wednesday Qualcomm Inc was asked to pay the Canadian company about $814.9 million in an interim arbitration decision over royalty overpayments. The co ...

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Software firm Qualtrics valued at $2.5 billion in new funding round

By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Software company Qualtrics has raised $180 million from venture capital firms in a funding round the company hopes will sustain it until ...

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China live streaming: Would-be internet stars boost billion-dollar market

China live streaming: Would-be internet stars boost billion-dollar market

By Shu Zhang and Matthew Miller BEIJING (Reuters) - Jing Qi, a part-time presenter on the live streaming platform Huajiao, underwent cosmetic surgery in March to improve her chances of ...

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Japan automakers look to robots to keep elderly on the move

Japan automakers look to robots to keep elderly on the move

By Naomi Tajitsu TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese automakers are looking beyond the industry trend to develop self-driving cars and turning their attention to robots to help keep the country' ...

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Brexit referendum website might have been hacked: UK lawmakers

Brexit referendum website might have been hacked: UK lawmakers

LONDON (Reuters) - A website which allowed Britons to register to vote in last year's European Union referendum might have been targeted by foreign hackers causing it to crash before th ...

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German, Israeli companies to cooperate on cybersecurity

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - The Cyber-Security Council Germany said on Wednesday it opened its first international chapter with security firm Checkmarx in Israel, establishing a bridge between ...

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Toyota robot to keep elderly mobile, one step at a time

Toyota robot to keep elderly mobile, one step at a time

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said it will commercialize rehabilitation robots later this year when it makes its robotic walk assist system available for rent, joining Honda Motor ...

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Uber’s communication head Rachel Whetstone to depart

Uber’s communication head Rachel Whetstone to depart

(Reuters) - Ride services company Uber Technologies Inc <UBER.UL> said on Tuesday its head of communications, Rachel Whetstone, will leave the company. Whetstone's departure comes ...

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SWIFT to introduce tool to spot fraudulent inter-bank messages

SWIFT to introduce tool to spot fraudulent inter-bank messages

By Tom Bergin LONDON (Reuters) - Interbank messaging service SWIFT, which is used to transfer trillions of dollars between banks every day, will launch a new tool to spot fraudulent mes ...

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CME Group, UK’s Royal Mint test blockchain-based gold trading platform

By Anna Irrera NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chicago-based exchange CME Group Inc and Britain's Royal Mint have started testing a blockchain-based platform for trading gold, as more projects usi ...

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Lyft lands $600 million in fresh funding; company valued at $7.5 billion

Lyft lands $600 million in fresh funding; company valued at $7.5 billion

By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Ride-services company Lyft has raised $600 million in fresh funding, fuel for the company's growth as it continues to compete fiercely wi ...

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U.S. payments startup backed by Amazon founder expands to UK

U.S. payments startup backed by Amazon founder expands to UK

By Ritvik Carvalho LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. payments startup Remitly has launched services in Britain, expanding its international footprint to a third country from which users can send ...

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