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MasterCard Opens its Digital Security Lab to Customers

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From EMV to biometrics protecting payments by testing the latest in security innovation. Purchase, N.Y. – July 26, 2015 – MasterCard on Friday opened its digital security facility to its customers, driving further collaboration on key issues that can deliver greater payments peace of mind. Located in England, the MasterCard DigiSec Lab is focused on proactively testing threats to all ...

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UN readies tool to widen science and tech access

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By Inga Vesper – SciDev.Net A UN programme to improve access to research funding and technology for poor nations is set for approval this week, according to sources close to the negotiations. The Technology Facilitation Mechanism will include a website and, possibly, a mobile phone app that will unite all UN programmes related to science and research and development. It ...

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Delegation of 400 students set to visit pioneering ‘smart cities’ in USA, Britain and Switzerland

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MoE aims to enhance life skills of UAE students through series of camps promoting creativity, innovation and exploration. Al Hammadi: ‘We are steadfast in our commitment to equip Emirati graduates with strong values of citizenship and academic competence’. A delegation of 400 outstanding UAE students from public schools will be sent on an educational field trip to pioneering ‘smart cities’ ...

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Huawei Makes “Biggest Contribution to 5G Development”

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High-speed wireless technology to lead to 1,000-fold gains in network capacity, enabling the region’s national development & smart city agendas. As mobile broadband connectivity is reaching more communities across the region, global ICT solutions provider Huawei has been recognized as making the “Biggest Contribution to 5G Development” at the recently held 5G World Summit 2015. Fifth-generation (5G) mobile technology is ...

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Unicef and Pearson Announce Innovation Talks

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Organisations to collaborate on how innovation can help the world’s most marginalised children. Unicef UK and Pearson are holding a series of high level events over the next year which will bring together experts, thought-leaders and innovators from a range of industries and countries across the world. The ‘Activate Talks’ will examine how new technologies, products and businesses can help ...

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Etisalat highlights the fit between Innovation and CSR in view of UAE’s future smart societies, at CSR Summit 2015

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Etisalat , strategic partner and participant at the CSR Summit 2015, elaborated on the growing responsibility of businesses to adopt innovation in order to achieve the nation’s ‘smart’ vision. In a keynote presentation to the audience gathered for the 3-day event in Dubai, Ali Al Ahmed, Advisor to CEO at Etisalat , shed light on the need for a different ...

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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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Google urges UAE’s future leaders of government innovation to utilise new technologies to achieve innovative goals

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Participating in seminar on Diploma in Government Innovation A high-level delegation from Google visited the Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Government Innovation (MBRCGI) and met with participants of Diploma in Government Innovation during a seminar to discuss the mechanism of generating innovative ideas based on new technologies to achieve future goals. The delegation also showcased some of the innovative projects ...

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Imagine Cup 2015 to broaden prospects through innovation

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Microsoft launches Imagine Cup 2015 – the most prestigious technology competition in the world, bringing innovators from across the globe to one platform. The UAE local final to be held on the 22 April 2015 at Higher Colleges of Technology ( HCT ), Abu Dhabi. Microsoft is once again opening its doors for young innovators to rise and shine through ...

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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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