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Data analytics at the epicentre of smart city design

Big data will drive the next stage of urban revolution and improve the lives of future generations, according to a panel of government and industry experts who discussed the future of smart cities at the World Green Economy Summit (WGES 2017) in Dubai on Tuesday. “Data analytics is at the epicentre of smart city design,” Osman Sultan, CEO of Dubai-based …

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Sharjah Statistics to Share Global Spotlight on Use of Data for Community Development

International Association for Official Statistics Conference to be held in Abu Dhabi The Sharjah Department of Statistics and Community Development (DSCD) has announced its participation in the 15th conference of the International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS 2016), which will be hosted in Abu Dhabi from 6th to 8th of December. More than 500 top officials, policy makers and experts …

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TRA Reveals Data for Second Quarter of 2016 on UAE Market Shares of Mobile Handsets, Smartphones and Social Networking Sites

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has revealed statistics for the second quarter of 2016 (1 April to 30 June) on the nation’s most popular mobile phone handsets, social networking platforms and applications websites. Investigating the current state of the market, the TRA’s report reveals the market share of mobile phones in the UAE by manufacturer and model. Whilst the report does …

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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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Data doesn’t always tell the whole story

By SciDev.Net – Nicola Pearson Analysing ever-increasing amounts of data — particularly digital data — is generally considered the Holy Grail of categorising people’s behaviour to target services in line with it. This doesn’t just mean commercial, personalised marketing based on our online habits, but also, in development terms, directing policies to create and target services where they are most …

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Data doesn’t always tell the whole story

By – Nicola Pearson – SciDev.Net Analysing ever-increasing amounts of data — particularly digital data — is generally considered the Holy Grail of categorising people’s behaviour to target services in line with it. This doesn’t just mean commercial, personalised marketing based on our online habits, but also, in development terms, directing policies to create and target services where they are most …

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Research Finds Enterprises in the Region Not Prepared for Digital Future

Study Highlights “Information Generation” Creating New Demands for Enterprises; 40% of Respondents Admit Not Knowing How to Get Value from Their Data. New global research from Institute For The Future peers into the psyche and impact of the Information Generation. 62% of respondents in the Middle East agree that the rapid adoption of third platform technologies is changing customer behaviour …

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Vodafone UNVEILS ITS Fastest data network IN qatar with the widest 4G+ coverage

Vodafone today announced they have the fastest data network in Qatar with the widest 4G+ coverage. The announcement follows a project of substantial upgrades and expansions of their 3G & 4G network. “We are committed to offer people in Qatar the best from one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world, Vodafone Group Plc. In the past five months …

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Ten times more data with vodafone

Vodafone Prepaid customers can now enjoy ten times more data with all Vodafone Internet Cards that are activated as of the 31st of October 2014. Vodafone customers will be able to surf, browse and download their favourite videos or music like never before with ten times the usual data allowance. Vodafone customers will be able to get this great deal …

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CommVault to Demonstrate How Middle East Organizations can Protect, Manage and Gain Business Value from their Data at Gitex 2014

CommVault has announced it will be participating at GITEX Technology Week, taking place in Dubai from 12-16 October 2014 and will showcase Simpana® 10, the industry-leading software platform that protects corporate data in faster and more cost efficient ways, while transforming enterprises into scalable, intelligent, and far more productive units. CommVault executives will demonstrate how by using Simpana, regional customers …

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