Wednesday , 15 August 2018

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Climate data project seeks to prepare poorer nations

By Puneet Kollipara – SciDev.Net A global initiative to help developing nations prepare for the impacts of climate change will be piloted in Bangladesh, Colombia and Ethiopia, following its launch in the United States last week. The Climate Services for Resilient Development partnership has more than US$34 million worth of funding and goods to use to pool scientific data and …

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Honeywell and Microsoft collaborate to strengthen user experience for enterprise-grade mobile devices in MENA region

New Mobile Computer From Honeywell Equipped With Windows® Embedded 8.1 Handheld Platform. Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has joined with Microsoft Corp. to deliver the Windows Embedded 8.1 Handheld platform to Honeywell ‘s latest mobile solution, the Dolphin™ 75e mobile computer. By taking advantage of this latest operating system, enterprise companies in manufacturing, retail, and transport and logistics can enhance security, improve …

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Beehive channels over AED 12 million ($3m) finance to more than 25 SMEs in the UAE

UAE’s first peer-to-peer finance platform marks industry milestone in only 8 months Businesses saved up to 30% on their cost of finance on average Beehive empowers SMEs to expand, recruit more staff and refinance existing debt Beehive, the UAE’s leading online marketplace for peer-to-peer finance, announced it has facilitated over AED 12 million ($3m) in finance for more than 25 …

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MBRSC, UK Space Agency and Deimos Space UK Ltd announce collaboration on International Partnership Space Programme

UK Space Agency Signs Agreement with Deimos Space UK Ltd for ‘SAFIY’ project. Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) and Deimos Space UK Ltd announced that they plan to proceed with a project co-funded by MBRSC, DEIMOS Space and the UK Space Agency’s International Partnership Space Programme (IPSP). Based on this announcement the UK space agency signed an agreement with …

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Abdullah Al Ghurair pledges one third of his assets to launch Abdullah Al Ghurair Education Foundation

Initial budget of AED4.2 billion over the next 10 years. One of the largest privately funded philanthropic education initiatives in the Arab world, devoted to equipping Arab youth with the knowledge and skills they need to fulfill their promise as the future leaders of the region. Initiative to benefit more than 15,000 university gifted students from less privileged backgrounds in …

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Redefining the beauty of cityscapes with architectural lighting

Driven by technological innovation, the lighting industry has undergone a massive transformation over the last decade. Penetration of LED based lighting solutions has led to the gradual disruption of the lighting market.Industry reports indicate that the worldwide lighting industry has been on an upward growth trajectory; LED based lighting is capturing a sizeable portion of the lighting market and is …

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Impact Plus launches three exciting entrepreneurial development programs to fill region’s leadership deficit

Ana Montejah™, CPG™ &CPM™ designed to build successful business leaders & entrepreneurs in response to labour market needs. Impact Plus, a leading Dubai-based ‘Business Knowledge’ facilitator offering accredited training programs in the Middle East and Africa, has launched three interactive and practical entrepreneurial development initiatives with an aim to reduce leadership deficit. The new US-accredited development programs — Ana Montejah™, …

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Climate data project seeks to prepare poorer nations

By – Puneet Kollipara – SciDev.Net A global initiative to help developing nations prepare for the impacts of climate change will be piloted in Bangladesh, Colombia and Ethiopia, following its launch in the United States last week. The Climate Services for Resilient Development partnership has more than US$34 million worth of funding and goods to use to pool scientific data …

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KAMCO supports INJAZ Kuwait’s national education programs

KAMCO Investment Company – a leading investment company with one of the largest AUMs in the region, and a winner of the prestigious Kuwait Asset Manager of the Year Award 2015 – has partnered with INJAZ Kuwait to support national youth educational programs. The program includes training, educating and preparing students for their future professions. Ms. Danah F. Al Jasem, …

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Mobile Technology Creating a “Desk- Independent” Workforce in the Middle East, say Industry Experts

Almost 50% of Survey Respondents Would Choose Flexible Hours Over Salary Increase; Aruba Networks. Increased mobile technology usage at work is revolutionizing the Middle East workforce, creating a generation of more efficient ‘Desk-Independent’ employees, according to industry experts. Figures from the latest International Data Corporation (IDC) study on the growing mobile workforce across Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) show …

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