Following the controversy caused by how some countries have expressed security concerns over Huawei, Huawei Rotating Chairman Eric Xu addressed all of the issues currently being raised, at the Chinese vendor’s headquarters in Shenzhen, China and discussed Huawei's open engagements with external stakeholders.

Read more: Huawei rotating chairman hits back at US: Political lobbying doesn't allay cybersecurity fears

The term ‘digital’ has changed everything the moment it emerged and has become somehow a label. Coupled with different other factors, the world has found itself amid a whole new era built on digital transformation, digital currencies and digital economies. The change that occurred had a significant impact on consumers’ behavior, business operations, government systems, and of course, finance. This is when the concept of a digital tax was born.

Read more: Are economies ready for digital taxes?

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for international development aid, is supporting the seventh edition of the World Government Summit (WGS 2019) as a strategic partner, and participating in several crucial sessions and meetings.

Read more: ADFD highlights importance of ‘digitalized economies’ at World Government Summit

The introduction of the iPhone in 2008 fundamentally reshaped how societies in the Western world functioned. Smartphones have completely altered the way we interact with each other and no other technological innovation has had a bigger impact on our daily lives.

Read more: Data brokers facing intense scrutiny as European regulators clamp down

Indranil das, Head of Digital Services, Ericsson Middle East and Africa has outlined a comprehensive 5-step framework that is specifically designed to enable communication service providers to prosper in the ‘digital economy’.

Read more: Ericsson outlines framework designed to help CSP's prosper in 'digital economy'

The World Government Summit - 11 February 2019: A new paper from PwC, dubbed “The Future of Quantum Computing in the Middle East”and released in conjunction with Dubai’s World Government Summit, assesses the potential impact of quantum computing, detailing expected opportunities and specific risks.

Read more: PwC claims Middle East needs to urgently embrace quantum computing to enhance innovation

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