CABSAT 2023, the flagship event for broadcast, satellite, content creation, production and distribution, as well as the digital media and entertainment industries, is set to attract more than 14,000 visitors, 340 exhibitors and 120 speakers from over 120 countries when it takes place on May 16–18, 2023, at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Read more: CABSAT 2023: Presenting Ideas, Solutions and Digital Innovations

Twitter has changed markedly ever since it fell into the hands of billionaire Elon Musk. Despite previously stating that the platform will not “amplify or recommend government accounts” that limit access to free information and are engaged in conflict, the Russian government’s accounts of the Kremlin, the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other ministries began to appear once again in Twitter’s recommendation and search feeds.

Read more: An End to Twitter Restrictions on Russian Authorities

Dubbed “Operation Cookie Monster,” a global police investigation has shut down Genesis Market, one of the world's largest online marketplaces, long believed to be a platform where cybercriminals can buy stolen identities and passwords.

Read more: One of World’s Largest Cybercrime Sites Seized by Authorities

Lebanon's telecom sector crisis is worsening as the quality of Internet services in most regions has deteriorated, coupled with an electricity crisis, the downturn of the central banks and the collapse of the lira exchange rate. Now, the telecommunications sector, which has been a steady source of revenue and profits, is also struggling and faces the absence of favorable solutions as well as heavy annual losses for the Lebanese State and the Ministry of Communications.

Read more: The Telecom Sector in Lebanon: From Pioneering to Collapse

We are at the tipping point where artificial intelligence (AI) is not just an add-on but is poised to be a technology that underpins how business is done more broadly moving forward. The implementation of AI is helping businesses become more customer-centric, in both local and international markets, resulting in efficiency, productivity and competence.

Read more: AI: Accessing a Customer-First Approach Through Data

As a key industry in an increasingly digitized and sustainability-conscious economy, it becomes imperative for the ICT industry, the telecom sector in particular, to be compliant with the regulations and policies driving the decision-making in the industry and the overall global market.

Read more: IoT and Telecom ESG Goals

Bringing together all segments of society, the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA) disseminated the culture of digital transformation in the 6th edition of the UAE Hackathon, the largest competitive national event for innovation.

Read more: UAE Hackathon 2023: Today’s Challenges, Tomorrow’s Solutions

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