Tag Archives: Internet

Microsoft Continues Supporting Entrepreneurship in Egypt

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New Platform for “Masr Ta3mal” Initiative to Support Start-Ups through the Internet. Believing in the importance of Entrepreneurship, Microsoft announced launching”Masr Ta3mal” portal for Entrepreneurs. This is considered a new addition to “Masr Ta3mal” initiative that has been launched by the Ministry of Youth and Sports and UNDP which focuses on manpower development in order to benefit the Egyptian youth. …

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Gartner Says Smart Cities Will Use 1.6 Billion Connected Things in 2016

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Smart Commercial Buildings to Lead with 518 Million Connected Things in Use in 2016. Gartner, Inc. estimates that 1.6 billion connected things will be used by smart cities* in 2016, an increase of 39 percent from 2015 (see Table 1). “Smart commercial buildings will be the highest user of Internet of Things (IoT) until 2017, after which smart homes will …

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Data doesn’t always tell the whole story

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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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Thomson Reuters Names 2015 Top 100 Global Innovators

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New players emerge as Amazon rapidly expands patent portfolio into other arenas; Chevron and Exxon Mobil make strides in alternative energy; chemical sector surges by providing solutions to numerous industries. Thomson Reuters IP & Science will released its highly anticipated 2015 Top 100 Global Innovators . The 2015 study reveals significant industry and regional shifts, suggesting that “survival of the …

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The rising Internet penetration levels in the MENA region are redefining and changing the dynamics of watching TV

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A new report from the Arab Advisors Group and MediaGuru provides an in depth analysis of the state of television and the Internet convergence in 20 countries in the MENA region. The report found that the rising Internet penetration levels are changing the dynamics of watching TV. A new report published by the Arab Advisors Group and MediaGuru analyzed the …

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Zain customers can now give Internet as a gift

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Includes gifting Internet plans and extra GBs. Kuwait – Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, announced today that postpaid customers can now give Internet plans or extra GBs as a gift to their families and friends whom are Zain postpaid or prepaid customers. This all-new feature was specially designed to suit the needs of Zain’s customers, and to add …

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Kauffman Fellows and iMENA Group Publish Insights about MENA’s Internet Industry

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iMENA Group expects to see online companies with $1 billion valuations to emerge in the Middle East & North Africa region within 3-5 years iMENA Group, represented by its Founder & Managing Director Khaldoon Tabaza, produced a report that was published by Kauffman Fellows outlining why $1 billion valuations will soon surface in MENA’s online industry. The report, titled “MENA’s …

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Orange launches breakthrough all-inclusive digital offer to deliver mobile internet to millions more across Africa and the Middle East

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Today, Orange (www.orange.com) puts the mobile internet within reach of millions more people, otherwise not previously addressed, with the launch of a new breakthrough digital offer across its significant African and Middle Eastern footprint. The Orange Klif digital offer starts from under US$40 (€35), inclusive of a smartphone, data, voice and text bundle, setting a new benchmark in price that …

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Etisalat Egypt & Ericsson Complete internet Bundling project

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•Ericsson and Etisalat Egypt celebrate the completion of their project providing Etisalat subscribers with more flexible on-demand data subscriptions to mobile broadband and ADSL services •Subscribers canrequest and update account information and stay informed about costs, balances and bonuses in real-time •As part of their ongoing efforts to provide better services to mobile broadband and ADSL subscribers, Etisalat Egypt and …

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Emirates Sees Free Onboard Wi-Fi as Future Standard

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Airline invests over US$20 million annually, and reports 200 per cent surge in usage in October In the first three years since Emirates launched inflight Wi-Fi connectivity, over half a million passengers have connected to the internet onboard an Emirates flight, and this demand is expected to increase exponentially. Emirates, a global connector of people and places, and the largest …

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