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Nicolas Roux joins LinkedIn MENA as Head of Agencies

LinkedIn MENA has announced that it has appointed industry veteran Nicolas Roux as its first ever Head of Agencies for MENA’s LinkedIn Marketing Solutions, based out of Dubai, UAE. In his role, Roux will be responsible for the strategic partnerships and executive-level engagements with key media holding companies and all of the agencies within them. He will further lead, advice …

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Gartner Says By 2020, a Corporate “No-Cloud” Policy Will Be as Rare as a “No-Internet” Policy Is Today

Hybrid Will Be the Most Common Use of the Cloud. By 2020, a corporate “no-cloud” policy will be as rare as a “no-internet” policy is today, according to Gartner, Inc. Cloud-first, and even cloud-only, is replacing the defensive no-cloud stance that dominated many large providers in recent years. Today, most provider technology innovation is cloud-centric, with the stated intent of …

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35% of people in the UAE prone to accidentally sharing confidential data

According to a study by Kaspersky Lab, people are still recklessly sharing private information over the Internet in risky situations. 35% of people in the UAE share confidential data by accident and 18% in the country willingly disclose secrets about themselves – despite the fact that information shared online can cost them a relationship or a job. Many people greatly …

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Zain Group hosts successful Talent Acquisition Summit in collaboration with LinkedIn

A first of its kind in the region, talent management teams from Zain Group’s operating companies congregate to learn latest recruitment trends. Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, announces the successful conclusion of its two-day Zain/LinkedIn 2016 Talent Acquisition Summit, which drew human resources professionals from across the Group to …

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2016 Etisalat Prize for Literature: Call for Entries

Etisalat has announced its call for entries to the 2016 edition of the Pan-African Prize, Etisalat Prize for Literature (Prize.Etisalat.com.ng). This is coming just a few months after the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Fiston Mwanza Mujila won the 2015 edition of the Prize with his first novel, Tram 83. We are delighted to champion the cause for celebrating the richness …

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Company predicts IoT will trigger next wave of enterprise digital transformation

Forward-looking GCC governments encourage industries and businesses to get IoT-ready and leverage its uses towards energy management Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, recently unveiled its IoT 2020 Business Report, outlining the company’s predictions for how large organizations will leverage Internet of Things technologies as a serious business tool by 2020. The GCC region has been …

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du selects Ericsson as IT managed services partner

Ericsson enters into long-term partnership to manage and operate du ‘s IT infrastructure Ericsson assumes end-to-end responsibility for IT infrastructure, application operations, and security compliance Ericsson’s global tools, processes and ways of working to improve performance and support high-quality customer experiences Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and du , a telecommunications operator based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, have agreed a new …

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Zain KSA provides VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling for iPhone users

Only operator in the Kingdom and Middle East to provide both services. Zain Saudi Arabia launched the new VoLTE service on iPhone devices with the latest iOS 9.3.2, in corporation wit Apple the company announced. Eng. Sultan Abdulaziz AlDeghaither, Chief Technology Officer at Zain KSA said “VoLTE offers more options to our customers over 168 city and province covered with …

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Etisalat opens at Abu Dhabi International Airport

Etisalat , one of the Middle East’s leading telecommunications operators, has opened a 24/7 kiosk in the Arrivals Hall at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH). Passengers landing in the UAE’s capital will be able to buy a local Etisalat SIM card from the kiosk, which will also offer a range of pre-paid and post-paid products, smart devices and e-Life (home) …

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Orange launches 6th edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East

The projects of 4 start-ups will be recognized during the awards ceremony with prizes of 25,000, 15,000 and 10,000, while 5,000 euros will go to the winner of the Special Cultural Content Prize Orange (www.Orange.com) is launching a call for candidates for the 2016 Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East. The Orange Social Venture Prize, which …

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