Computing & IT

MENA region’s first HR Tech Summit a resounding success with both HR and IT leaders

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HR Tech MENA Summit highlights importance of integrated HR technological solutions for MENA-based companies. Dubai – QnA International successfully hosted the HR Tech MENA 2015 Summit at the Taj Towers Dubai on May 13th and 14th. The event, the first ever dedicated platform for HR Technology in the region, welcomed distinguished speakers and experts in talent management, analytics, consulting and ...

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Intel launch innovation initiative ‘INARA’ at 12th Annual CSR Summit

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Dubai – A new initiative has been unveiled at the CSR Summit presented by Etisalat in Dubai this week to inspire the next generation of innovators in education, science and technology, and entrepreneurship. The ‘INARA’ campaign, developed by Intel Corporation as part of its 10 year anniversary in the Arab world, will enable the knowledge based economy in the Middle ...

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Dell continues innovation with growth of comprehensive education solutions portfolio

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As part of its commitment to working with educational leaders and institutions to help innovate the learning experiences of students around the world, Dell recently announced a range of new additions to its industry-leading portfolio of education solutions: the Dell Chromebook 11; Venue 10 and Venue 10 Pro 5000 Series tablets; Latitude 11 Education Series and the Dell Interactive Projector ...

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Intel Corporation Award Winner of CSR Awards Levant 2015 in Employment Generation

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It is with great pleasure to announce that Intel Corporation is the award winner of http://www.csrlevant.com/Home/ CSR Awards Levant 2015 in “Employment Generation” Shortlisted in the “Employment Generation” category among other three organizations,http://www.csrlevant.com/CSR-Awards/Shortlist/ see all 5 categories, Intel Corporation received this award on April 15th during the CSR Levant Summit 2015, that was under the auspices of Lebanon Minister of ...

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IBM Expands Presence in Middle East with Kuwait Office

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Company reinforces IT and consulting services as Kuwait transitions to knowledge-based economy Kuwait – IBM (NYSE: IBM ) is expanding its presence in the Middle East by launching its first office in Kuwait. This will strengthen IBM ‘s ability to provide solutions and services to a rapidly expanding base of customers and partners in the region. The new subsidiary is ...

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Low IT Security Spend leaves Middle East Businesses Open to Cyber Attacks

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Strategic Business Demands Pushing IT out of its Comfort Zone and Expertise Dubai – Globally, businesses and government entities are investing heavily on IT security, but worryingly, Middle East businesses are spending less than 1% of their overall IT budgetson security. Last year, hackers stole roughly 81.5 million records while carrying out more than 740 confirmed data breaches. Many of ...

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Second MEA Microsoft Dynamics Summit highlights new trends for enhancing business competitiveness

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The summit introduced latest trends in Microsoft Dynamics to fuel greater speed and precision in organizational and business decision-making. The Microsoft Dynamics product line is designed to support business management and help companies transform data into insights. The second Microsoft Dynamics Summit in Dubai has concluded with Microsoft and customers providing insights on how Dynamics tools that will enable organizations ...

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Is it necessary to teach poor kids to code?

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By SciDev.Net – Joshua Howgego Idit Harel got something of a hostile reception when she announced to a room full of social entrepreneurs that it is necessary to teach kids in poor countries to code. “Coding is the new writing,” she said. The response was indignant from most of the entrepreneurs assembled yesterday for a session on technology in education ...

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Equinix to highlight cloud adoption opportunities at Cloud World Forum MENA

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Cloud & IT services director expresses need for more cloud service providers in the region Dubai – Equinix, the global interconnection and data center company, today announced its participationin the upcoming Cloud World Forum MENA, the leading cloud computing event in the Middle East & North Africa. During the three-day event slated to take place at the Habtoor Grand Hotel, ...

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Microsoft reinforces commitment to empowering educators to improve learning outcomes through technology innovation

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Microsoft in Education Global Forum in Dubai kicked off with a focus on regional youth empowerment through Microsoft’s education solutions. Kuwait – The annual Microsoft in Education Global Forum was held for the first time in the Middle East. The audience of over 500 includes innovative educators, school leaders, partners and government officials from nearly 40 countries across the Middle ...

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