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February 2019

THE FUTURE OF BLOCKCHAIN

While the values of cryptocurrencies have fluctuated wildly over the last year, blockchain, the underlying technology that powers all of them, could open up new and fantastic opportunities. In an astonishing statement last month, Canadian billionaire, Calvin Ayre, founder of Bitcoin Cash said the flagship cryptocurrency will become worthless in…

AN UNSTOPPABLE FORCE OF NATURE

Change-maker, educator, and founder of Sea Ventures, a business accelerator, and co-founder of CITY Hub, a co-working space, Abdulsalam Alkuwaity is an unstoppable force of nature who found time in his busy schedule to sit down and talk with Mona Alhariri. How did you become interested in entrepreneurship? I was…

NURTURING MINDS

The Future Institute of Higher Education and Training in Jeddah offers educational and vocational training courses for high school and university graduates. Founded in 1991, it is widely acknowledged today as one of the kingdom’s leading institutes of education. Saeed Al Amoudi met with the institute’s founder, chairwoman and managing…

NEUTRAL PLATFORM OR BIASED PUBLISHER?

Texas congressman, Louie Gohmert, has introduced a bill to remove “special legal protections” that social media companies enjoy even if they behave like biased publishers rather than neutral platforms. NEUTRAL PLATFORM OR BIASED PUBLISHER? Congressman Gohmert has released a statement regarding the introduction of his bill, H.R.7363. Social media companies…

Saudi Electricity Co signs three tech cooperation MoUs with China

Saudi Electricity Company signs three memorandums of understanding for technical cooperation with with Chinese companies to cooperate in the fields of technological transformation, smart networks, digitalization, internet of things (IoT) and optical fibers. They will also cooperate on new investments, nationalizing industries and exchange of knowledge, SEC said today on…