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Saudi prince aims for Silicon Valley appeal to gleam at home
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Saudi prince aims for Silicon Valley appeal to gleam at home

Friday, 24 June 2016 12:52 AM

Photographs of Prince Mohammed meeting Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg, and trying out a virtual reality headset, have been widely published

Saudi Arabia, Microsoft ink technology training deal
Technology»

Saudi Arabia, Microsoft ink technology training deal

Wednesday, 22 June 2016 1:46 PM

US firm to train young Saudis and help Gulf kingdom grow nascent sector under new agreement

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Silicon Valley is inspiration for Saudi tech plans
Politics & Economics»

Silicon Valley is inspiration for Saudi tech plans

Monday, 20 June 2016 1:13 PM

Deputy Crown Prince to meet US technology firms as part of US trip this week

Careem wins tech-transport licence from Saudi Arabia
Transport»

Careem wins tech-transport licence from Saudi Arabia

Friday, 17 June 2016 10:44 AM

Taxi hire app operates in 10 Saudi cities but needed licence under new rules

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How Gulf SWFs have thrown funding lifeline to tech ventures
Banking & Finance»

How Gulf SWFs have thrown funding lifeline to tech ventures

Wednesday, 8 June 2016 1:56 PM

Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states have ploughed money into hot tech investments such as Uber and Alibaba

Banking & Finance»

Video: Uber turns to Saudi Arabia for biggest investment yet

Sunday, 5 June 2016 12:18 PM

Uber said it received its biggest investment to date, raising $3.5 billion from the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia signals new investment strategies in $3.5bn Uber deal
Banking & Finance»

Saudi Arabia signals new investment strategies in $3.5bn Uber deal

Thursday, 2 June 2016 7:17 PM

Deal makes the Public Investment Fund a player in the technology start-up market - a break from Riyadh's past emphasis on conservative, low-risk foreign investments

Saudi's sovereign wealth fund invests $3.5bn in Uber
Banking & Finance»

Saudi's sovereign wealth fund invests $3.5bn in Uber

Thursday, 2 June 2016 9:10 AM

The investment from the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund is the largest single investment ever made in a private company

Saudi Arabia says intercepts, destroys ballistic missile from Yemen
Culture & Society»

Saudi Arabia says intercepts, destroys ballistic missile from Yemen

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 8:42 PM

The missile, the second such strike this month, was destroyed in mid-air without causing any casualties

Smartphone apps could shut '70 percent' of Saudi travel agencies
Travel & Hospitality»

Smartphone apps could shut '70 percent' of Saudi travel agencies

Sunday, 29 May 2016 2:12 PM

Tourism operator warns of office closures due to lower costs of online firms

US giant GE said to sign $1.4bn Saudi deals
Technology»

US giant GE said to sign $1.4bn Saudi deals

Monday, 23 May 2016 1:45 PM

General Electric says deals are part of Vision 2030 plan by the Gulf kingdom to diversify its economy

Remaining Mobily lenders agree to waive breach of loan terms
Technology»

Remaining Mobily lenders agree to waive breach of loan terms

Tuesday, 17 May 2016 12:06 PM

Etisalat-owned telco says final lenders on board over breaches in loan facilities worth $3.2bn

160,000 cyberattacks a day in Saudi Arabia
Technology»

160,000 cyberattacks a day in Saudi Arabia

Sunday, 1 May 2016 2:18 PM

60 million cyberattacks in the kingdom in one year, with oil and gas, banking and telecommunications the main targets

Zain Saudi Q1 net loss narrows from higher revenues
Technology»

Zain Saudi Q1 net loss narrows from higher revenues

Thursday, 21 April 2016 2:23 PM

Telecom operator has yet to make quarterly profit since launching in 2008; has battled to compete against better-resourced rivals

Saudi Telecom Co Q1 profit falls 5.2%, missing estimates
Technology»

Saudi Telecom Co Q1 profit falls 5.2%, missing estimates

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 6:28 PM

Former monopoly has also reported falling profits in five of the preceding six quarters


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