Thursday , 24 January 2019

Science & Tech

Microsoft Supports 4000 Startups Across The MENA Region

One of Satya Nadella’s vision as Microsoft CEO is to empower every organization and individual to achieve more. One of such’s is empowering startups with microsoft technologies to realise their visions. In Africa, Microsoft is realizing this through the Microsoft 4Afrika initiative. Various programs like the BizSpark program (now Microsoft for Startups) and the recently launched Head Start program support …

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Ooredoo keeps customers connected in more places around the world

Going beyond meeting the needs of customers, the company works to enrich their ‘digital’ lives through services which help them stay up to date and in touch. Keeping people connected in even more places around the world, Ooredoo has added a number of new destinations to its Ooredoo Passport World package. Customers can now travel across the globe with ease …

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The Kindergarten Starters school leads the way with Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) programme

School hosts ceremony in recognition of its 129 teachers certified as MIE Experts – the highest number for a single institution in the region School’s principal becomes first and only certified MIE principal in Middle East Dubai: The Kindergarten Starters (KGS), part of GEMS Education, has today been recognised for its high number of Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts (MIEEs), with …

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Locus Chain to Launch a Digital Asset Exchange Platform in Dubai

Singapore-headquartered Locus Chain Foundation, the developers of a revolutionary, next-generation blockchain protocol, today announced it will launch an innovative digital asset exchange platform, Locus DAX in Dubai, during the first quarter of 2019. Locus DAX will allow users to buy, sell and trade digital currencies including major cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and Locus Token (Locus Chain’s own digital currency). …

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Digital innovation boosts Middle East’s $650million startup market

Middle East and North Africa’s digital startup ecosystem is rapidly growing Ashoka ChangemakerXchange Talks and Actions Event in Bahrain Sees Ashoka, SAP, and World Economic Forum Global Shapers Community Members Scale Startup Innovations MANAMA, Bahrain: As the Middle East and North Africa’s startup market nears USD 650 million, global social entrepreneurship organization Ashoka, global technology company SAP, and members of …

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Emphasizing the importance of the UAE government’s partnership with global technology companies

Expo 2020 Dubai and Siemens have begun one of the largest installations of smart building technologies in the world, with more than 130 structures to be connected to digital solutions that boost energy efficiency, comfort, safety and security Site to be a world-leading showcase for the transformative potential of smart cities MindSphere IoT system to help ensure comfort and security …

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Falcon Eye Drones Released 2019 Middle East Industry Predictions

According to the UAE based leading drone operator, AI and drones will become inseparable in upcoming years with the number of drone users tripling within the next 12 months Falcon Eye Drones released Middle East drone industry predictions featuring top trends that are likely to emerge in 2019 and its plans to further increase application of the artificial intelligence (AI) …

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Dubai: Leading the World in 5G Technology

Dubai is leading the world in the use of 5G network with the new 5G technology being rolled out by Etisalat. In line with the country’s vision of becoming a global reference point for technology innovation, mobile network operator Etisalat launched its 5G system in May 2018. This makes Etisalat the first telecom operator in the Middle East and North …

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WFP celebrates 50 years in Egypt with launch of Knowledge-Sharing Partnership with Government

The agreement allows for WFP and the Government to share and expand its expertise on interventions in areas such as water management, nutrition, diversification of livelihoods and increased agricultural productivity Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Egypt, the Egyptian Government and WFP yesterday signed an agreement to benefit neighbouring and African countries through …

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UAE leads Arab region in artificial intelligence adoption

Artificial intelligence (AI) solutions is set to see an annual growth rate of 33.5% in UAE: report The UAE is leading the Arab region when it comes to the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions, which is set to see an annual growth rate of 33.5 per cent, a new report has revealed. The report by the Dubai Technology Entrepreneurship …

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