Friday , 17 August 2018

Science & Tech

Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre to host AngelHackathon Dubai Hackathon 2018

The Dubai edition will run on August 3 and 4, 2018 Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre (Dtec), DSOA’s wholly owned technology startup center that is the largest of its kind in the Middle East, today announced that it will host the Dubai edition of AngelHack’s Global Hackathon Series 2018. Conceptualized by AngelHack, a leading global entrepreneurial community based in San Francisco, …

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SAMA inks agreement with Monami Tech’s Award Winning Digital Lending Platform Lendme

Landmark announcement for both SAMA and Monami Tech Monami Tech enables consumer lending offering for SAMA with Lendme app Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Al Hail ORIX Finance PSC, Parent company of SAMA, has announced the signature of a formal agreement and the formation of a strategic partnership with UAE-based award winning fintech payments company Monami Tech. The primary aim …

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Microsoft joins MENA Innovation Summit this year in Egypt

“Digitisation of classrooms is key to creating the world of tomorrow” Cairo, Egypt – 19 July, 2018 – As part of its mission to empower students and educators around the globe through technology, Microsoft is participating in the 2018 MENA Innovation Summit, taking place in Cairo, Egypt, from July 29 – 31. The Forum will bring together ministers, senior government …

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UAE Space Agency sponsors eclipse observation events

Residents can witness the longest total lunar eclipse of the century on Friday, July 27 The UAE Space Agency is sponsoring a series of observation points at a number of astronomy centres throughout the UAE, to provide residents with the opportunity to witness the longest total lunar eclipse of the century on Friday, 27th July. Residents are invited to visit …

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Hamdan bin Mohammed appoints CEO of Corporate Technology Support Services, RTA

AbdulAziz Essa Ahmed Hareb AlFalahi as CEO of Corporate Technology Support Services at Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority Government of Dubai Media Office : Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued Resolution No. (35) of 2018 appointing AbdulAziz Essa Ahmed Hareb AlFalahi as CEO of Corporate …

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Kuwait to get e-cars

Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry has requested all concerned authorities to provide necessary requirements for the entry of electric cars to Kuwait’s market KUWAIT CITY – Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has requested all concerned authorities to provide necessary requirements for the entry of electric cars to Kuwait’s market, reports Al-Rai daily. Report added KCCI received a …

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Saudi’s growing e-commerce market offers global tech opportunities

Saudi Arabia’s e-commerce sector is set to explode, and the IT sector in the country will see increased demand as a result The battle for Saudi Arabia’s e-commerce market is hotting up, after US tech giant Amazon purchased Gulf retailer Souq.com last year, in a bid to spread its reach into the kingdom. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia’s first homegrown mega e-tailer, …

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Saudi king Salman approves health care programs

Clinical coding licenses and standards will be included in unified national standards for accreditation of health facilities King Salman on Sunday approved the implementation of an electronic sick-leave system, and directed relevant authorities to coordinate with the Civil Service Ministry in case of any amendments to the terms for granting sick leave. He also approved a program to train Saudi …

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E-commerce portal noon opens buying offices in China and Hong Kong

Noon launched in the UAE and Saudi Arabia last year By Yasmine Saleh, ZAWYA UAE-based online shopping portal noon has announced plans to introduce products from China and Hong Kong on its e-commerce portals in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, a noon official said. “We have opened sourcing offices… We spotted a gap in the market for high …

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Etisalat plans 5G technology in the UAE by year-end: official

The UAE-based telecom company plans to introduce the upgraded 5G technology on mobile phones in late 2019 Etisalat plans to introduce 5G technology that will enhance internet speed and image resolution in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by the end of this year, senior vice president for mobile network at Etisalat in the UAE, Saeed Al Zarouni, told reporters on …

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