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Marc Mcilhone is ArabBrains' Editor - sourcing news and features content and overseeing the work of the site’s contributors. Marc’s work is informed by his technical background in architecture having worked for some of the UK’s leading practices on projects within the education, healthcare and housing sectors. Marc has a particular interest in how innovators are creating sustainable solutions that have a positive impact on people’s everyday lives. Please email press releases and news to: editor@arabbrains.com

Vodafone completes networks enhancement across Doha

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Vodafone Qatar announced today that it has completed its networks enhancement across the capital Doha and has now initiated the second phase of this process which will entail swapping all of the company’s remaining cell sites in the country. Vodafone began its networks enhancement activities in January 2015 and is aiming to finish such plans by September 2015. Vodafone stated ...

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Mobily ranks the first in region offering international roaming services for 4G Data

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Riyadh- Mobily has announced that it has become the leading operator in the Middle East to partner with over 100 global telecom service providers in the world, offering high-speed data roaming services on 4G (LTE) networks. Mobily customers take advantage of high speed data roaming in major travel destinations across the US, Europe, Australasia and the Middle East. Mobily extends ...

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MOU signed between Hire Stream and AMA International University-Bahrain

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Manama- Kingdom of Bahrain: HireStream-the Middles East’s first dedicated graduate recruitment portal- is marking a new milestone by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with AMA International University Bahrain (AMAIUB) to advance the cooperation in career development and related activities of graduates. The signing ceremony was held at the university’s premises in the presence of AMA (AMAIUB) representatives including Dr. ...

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MasterCard Opens its Digital Security Lab to Customers

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From EMV to biometrics protecting payments by testing the latest in security innovation. Purchase, N.Y. – July 26, 2015 – MasterCard on Friday opened its digital security facility to its customers, driving further collaboration on key issues that can deliver greater payments peace of mind. Located in England, the MasterCard DigiSec Lab is focused on proactively testing threats to all ...

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Microsoft launches Arabic version of Office 2016 for Mac

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The Arabic version of Office 2016 for Mac provides a more personalized experience with familiar and user friendly interface, featuring significant improvements in performance and stability. 26th July 2015 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Microsoft has announced the availability of the Arabic version of the recently released office 2016 for Mac to cater for its Arabic speaking customers. All new ...

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Orange Jordan becomes the first operator to launch 4G/ LTE roaming services

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Orange Jordan has announced the official launch of its 4G/ LTE data roaming services with the first two international roaming agreements signed with Saudi Operators. Under this agreement, both Orange Jordan and the customers of Saudi operators will have access to 4G/ LTE roaming services when traveling to either nation, enjoying the many benefits of uninterrupted, high-speed internet of up ...

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UBC Launches Mobile Trading App

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Union Brokerage Company ( UBC ), a subsidiary of Union National Bank (UNB) and one of the leading brokerage and financial services company in the UAE, announced that it has launched a ‘Mobile Trading App” to provide an innovative trading platform via smartphones and tablets. Mr. Mohammad Ali, Executive Vice President, at UNB commented: “We are proud to launch this ...

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DSCD partner with Etisalat to deliver Sharjah Census 2015

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Agreement will ensure census project executed to the highest standards. Sharjah – The Department of Statistics and Community Development (DSCD), who oversee the Sharjah Census 2015, have signed an agreement with Etisalat who will provide the ICT infrastructure for the census project. The agreement will help accelerate the pace of work on Sharjah Census 2015, ensure it is delivered in ...

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Oberthur Technologies and Etisalat Group sign a new strategic partnership on M2M and IoT services

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Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space, and Etisalat Group , the UAE-based leading global Telecommunications service provider, add a new dimension to their collaboration with their strategic partnership to offer the region’s first tailored M2M and IoT services across Middle East, Asia and Africa. Relying on OT’s M-Sense solution, Etisalat affiliates will ...

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DEWA Academy receives international accreditation from the British Business and Technology Education Council

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA

Dubai – In a new achievement for Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ), the DEWA Academy has received final accreditation for the technical major from the Business and Technology Education Council (Pearson BTEC) in UK. The council has over 21 million students from 46 countries, including the UAE, registered for the academic year 2014-2015. Reflecting the goals of ...

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