Friday , 17 August 2018

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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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DEWA launches its smart app on Apple watches

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ) has launched its mobile app on Apple smart watches, offering its customers a new experience that helps them access its services easily. The move supports the vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the smartest …

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T-PayTM grows its business in the region 62-fold, led by growth in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt

– Offers over 200 million mobile subscribers in the Arab region the ability to pay for their purchases through their mobiles – T-PayTM has recorded 238- fold traffic growth in the region year-on-year Cairo/Dubai – T-PayTM, the first open mobile payment platform in the Arab region launched by ArpuPlus, revealed today that its business has seen an amazing 62-fold growth …

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Microsoft Bahrain concluded the first Build Your Business Program in the Kingdom

In collaboration with BTECH and Tamkeen. In collaboration with Bahrain Technology Companies (BTECH) society and Tamkeen, Microsoft Bahrain hosted its first Build Your Business (BYB), a training course designed to empower aspiring young entrepreneurs by introducing them to the basic principles needed to successfully launch, lead and scale up micro and small enterprises. Build Your Business is a key initiative …

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Pearson welcomes World Bank’s $5 billion education pledge

Separate commitments from Pearson and World Bank focus on promoting evidenced-based learning and the uptake of basic skills. Pearson , the world’s largest learning company, has welcomed the World Bank’s renewed commitment to improving basic education in some of the world’s poorest countries. On the eve of the World Education Forum in South Korea, the President of the World Bank …

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Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority Partners with Pacific Controls Cloud Services

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority ( DSOA ), the regulatory body of Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), Dubai’s integrated free zone technology park, has signed an agreement with Pacific Controls Cloud Services (PCCS) for the adoption and delivery of their cloud services. Cloud promises to revolutionize the future of IT service delivery by enabling a faster and more flexible way to meet …

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Ericsson and Etisalat Egypt win GTB 2015 Innovation Award

• Ericsson works with Etisalat Egypt to offer subscribers more flexible, on-demand broadband and ADSL mobile data services. • Project recognized for Etisalat’s ability to achieve reduced time to market and costs while greatly improving revenues and customer satisfaction. Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) and Etisalat Egypt have been recognized with a Global Telecoms Business Innovation 2015 Award for the’New Day – New …

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Almost 9 in 10 UAE professionals interested in a job change

New research from LinkedIn reveals findings into UAE talent trends More than 60 per cent are searching for jobs online LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD), the world’s largest professional network, has announced the findings of its 2015 Talent Trends survey into the experiences and perceptions of candidates as they search for jobs, and the factors that will make them consider a new role. …

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Dr Hassan Rashid Al-Derham appointed Qatar University President by Board of Regents

Qatar University Board of Regents ( QU -BOR) announced today the selection of Dr Hassan Rashid Al-Derham as the 6th President of Qatar University to follow Prof Sheikha Abdulla Al-Misnad. The Board acknowledged the instrumental role Prof Al-Misnad played in the years since she assumed presidency in 2003, and recognized the phase under her leadership as a transformational era in …

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UAE’s Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science Narrows down the Field of Potential Innovators

Dr Abdullah Al Mandoos: “We are delighted to have been able to produce a shortlist packed with potentially innovative ideas in the field of rain enhancement” Following an intensive evaluation process, the UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science has selected the most promising pre-proposals from the field of world-leading experts seeking to join the programme. A total of 15 …

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