The Impact of Global Technology Trends on Middle East Region

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The rapid growth across the Middle East has been well publicized, as the growth and demand in the IT sector become broader in this region. The level of sustained growth across the region has resulted in a proliferation of opportunities for new businesses and a rise in entrepreneurship. At GITEX, all the global market leaders and other entrepreneurs can demonstrate their upcoming business solutions and do business across the Middle East, African countries, European nations, Indian subcontinent and South Asian markets.

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Chatbots: Are they influencing consumers to purchase more?

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In recent times, chatbots have gained in popularity due to their remarkable success in bringing more customers for companies that deploy them. Globally, 40% prospective consumers come across the chatbots who serve them as a support person. The pleasant experience that prospects have with intuitive bots is driving more engagement and higher sales. How chatbots development for any business is driving sales and converting leads to loyal customers?

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Here’s how we can stop driverless cars from being hacked

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Siraj Ahmed Shaikh, Coventry University and Madeline Cheah, Coventry University

Once hackers get into your internet-connected car, they could disable the air bags, brakes, door locks and even steal the vehicle. That’s the finding of researchers who recently uncovered a flaw in the way the different components of a connected car talk to each other. Their work follows several demonstrations of researchers remotely hacking into and taking control of cars, including one that led to a worldwide recall of one connected model of Jeep.

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HOW OBJECTS COULD SOON ‘HEAL’ THEMSELVES

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Cracking your phone or tablet screen is one of modern life’s big frustrations, as well as a potentially costly one.

That awful crunch as your phone hits the footpath or your iPad crashes onto the kitchen tiles is enough to send chills down the spine of every self-respecting technology lover.

But expensive screen repairs could one day be a thing of the past thanks to University of Melbourne researchers who are developing a unique self-healing gel that could potentially be used to prevent screens from cracking, or ‘heal’ themselves if they do.

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How IoT and connected devices are leading the healthcare revolution

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Over the past few years, we have observed an exponential progress in the capacity and capability of new healthcare technologies representing the vision of a very different model of healthcare.

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