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Middle East AI News

February 3 · Issue #103 · View online

Middle East AI News is a weekly news digest covering artificial intelligence news from across the region.


Good morning!
Here’s your weekly roundup of Middle East AI News! And it’s a bumper issue today! In fact, you’ll probably have to view this in your browser to see the long list of stories!
This week is a big one for the Saudi tech scene as LEAP 2022 opened in Riyadh on Tuesday, welcoming 350 speakers from across the globe, lots of big global brands, nearly 1,000 startups and, of course, legions of consultants! However, there is plenty else going on around the region too.
Scroll down to check out these and more stories below!
Stay safe and have a great day! And if you’re attending LEAP, do enjoy the last day of the event!
/Carrington

LEAP 2022
Saudi Arabia ploughs $6.4bn into future tech, Minister tells LEAP Saudi Arabia ploughs $6.4bn into future tech, Minister tells LEAP
LEAP 2022 kicks off with participation of 350 speakers from 40 countries
Funding
New $100 million fund set up to invest in UAE, Israeli technology start-ups
Tunisian AI startup raises $100 million from Chimera Abu Dhabi, Google
Autonomous Vehicles
UAE’s first driverless taxi completes initial trial phase
Digital Transformation
KSA’s ‘accelerating’ digital shift sparks investment overhaul
Data Centres
NEOM’s $500m hyper-scale data center to boost cognitive ecosystem globally
IoT
Mobily, Cisco build region’s largest IoT Cloud Platform to boost Saudi Arabia’s digitization
Education
Edu-tech startup trains young Saudis in robotics
Dubai's RTA trains staff in data science and artificial intelligence technologies
Egypt Challenge for IoT and AI 2022
Drones
EA uses drones to cultivate wild trees in Bidiyah
KACST, Zain cooperate to achieve integration in drone systems
Sohar Port uses underwater drones for ship maintenance and repair
Defence
US Navy starts operating autonomous Saildrone Explorer in Arabian Gulf US Navy starts operating autonomous Saildrone Explorer in Arabian Gulf
Chinese drones in demand as Algeria and Egypt eye orders from world’s leading UAV exporter
U.S. cites missile, drone threat in latest UAE travel warning
Space
Sultanate of Oman inks pact to support deep space exploration in 2024
Sport
Abu Dhabi Club World Cup: what is Fifa's new 'robo-ref'?
Opinion
Data management bedrock can fuel Kingdom’s digital economy Data management bedrock can fuel Kingdom’s digital economy
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