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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:

Shablol and Kellogg’s announce new educational and interactive partnership aimed at kids in the Middle East


Shablol, the number one kids’ educational and entertainment website in the Arab world, and Kellogg’s , the world’s leading company in producing cereal products,have recently announced a new partnership across the Middle East. The focus of the new digital partnership is to launch an engaging campaign for kids within the age group of 6-14. The partnership will involve Shablol and ...

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New Masdar Institute Space Concentration in Collaboration with Yahsat and Orbital ATK Receives Ministry Accreditation


Approval endorses Masdar Institutes and Yahsat commitment to playing a lead role in the UAE’s Space Projects. Approval enables Students to start September 2015 ahead of scheduled. The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, together with Yahsat , the UAE satellite operator, today announced that approval has been ...

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Zain customers can now give Internet as a gift


Includes gifting Internet plans and extra GBs. Kuwait – Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, announced today that postpaid customers can now give Internet plans or extra GBs as a gift to their families and friends whom are Zain postpaid or prepaid customers. This all-new feature was specially designed to suit the needs of Zain’s customers, and to add ...

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Japanese Ambassador to the UAE visits Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE

Both parties discussed new ways to develop bilateral relations in the field of space science, technology and research. Dubai – The Ambassador of Japan to the United Arab Emirates, H.E. Kanji Fujiki, visited the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) where he met a number of executive officials, most notably, Engineer Salem Humaid Al Marri, Assistant Director General for Scientific ...

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NU-Q explores the consequences of rapid technological change for media industries


Understanding the impact of rapid technological innovation on the global media ecosystem is the focus of the second in a series of occasional papers recently published by Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q). In Disruption, Digital Innovation and the Entertainment Revolution, Michael Joseloff, who is vice president of marketing for the Fortune and Money Group at Time Inc., helps contextualize how ...

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UAE Drones for Good Award to Host Middle East’s Largest-Ever Drone Zone at GITEX Technology Week 2015


Drones Set to Create Up to USD 10 Billion in Economic Impact and 100,000 Jobs Worldwide by 2025: UAE Drones for Good Award. Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The UAE Drones for Good Award and Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) today announced a partnership to host the Middle East’s largest-ever live drone activation zone at GITEX Technology Week 2015 – the ...

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India’s Prime Minister Modi Visits Masdar


The Prime Minister of India, H.E. Narendra Modi, and a delegation of senior government officials today visited Masdar . The delegation also toured Masdar City , one of the world’s most sustainable urban developments, and the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology in a visit that underscores the UAE and India’s shared commitment to developing and adopting renewable energy and ...

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DEWA adopts latest technological solutions to enhance Dubai’s energy sector


Countries in the region make tireless efforts to strengthen the efficiency and effectiveness of the conventional and renewable energy sector, which plays a key role in advancing the sustainable development. The UAE is leading regional and global efforts in this area. Represented by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ), the UAE has achieved significant achievements. The latest of ...

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Sage ME credits UAE Success to E-Marketing, Social Media


SAGE campaigns hit high of 198 million impressions in 2015. Dubai – It’s no secret that social media has revolutionized the way people interact and share information. Social media platforms have changed the way people perceive and connect with brands, and has impacted business at a fundamental level. Sage Middle East, the leading provider of business management solutions software, can ...

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Huawei Builds Education Alliance with CITC Nurturing Young ICT Talent Through ‘Seeds for the Future’ Program in KSA


Huawei education program in KSA increases knowledge sharing and offers enhanced student learning experiences through internships and student exchange opportunity. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia –Aug 11, 2015: With the advent of Saudi Arabia’s knowledge economy, the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) in KSA and Huawei—a global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider—have announced a knowledge sharing education alliance to ...

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