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Unilever partners with Microsoft’s MSN to deliver digital content across MENA

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MSN will deliver content on Unilever products to a wider audience in the regions across multiple platforms in both English and Arabic. Unilever Middle East and North Africa has entered into a strategic partnership with Microsoft to be their food and drink content partner within the Lifestyle section of the MSN. Starting June, this seven-month long integrated content partnership enables ...

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HMC Launches New Bi-Lingual Website

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Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) today launched a new website, www.hamad.qa, in both English and Arabic. The site contains information on hospitals, services, education and research endeavors, and enables visitors to check their appointment or find a doctor. In addition, there are areas where visitors can find health information, find out what to expect when visiting one of HMC’s services and ...

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Middle East users can save up to 40% with the help of compressor modulation technologies

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At the Smart Skyscrapers Summit in Dubai The Middle East can take a giant step towards energy efficiency by switching to Air Conditioning systems with compressor modulation, reducing energy consumption by up to 40%. This challenge was tackled in a thought-provoking discussion led by Emerson Climate Technologies MEA during the Smart Skyscrapers Summit held at Sofitel The Palm, Dubai. The ...

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ChinaNetCenter joins Etisalat’s SmartHub

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Facilitates faster access to Chinese Internet content Etisalat announced today that ChinaNetCenter, the leading cloud platform provider and the global network in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services and web optimization solutions from China, has joined Etisalat’s SmartHub network to bolster end-user experience across the region. ChinaNetCenter is a leading cloud platform and a branded trade name of the company registered ...

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IBM Expands Presence in Middle East with Kuwait Office

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Company reinforces IT and consulting services as Kuwait transitions to knowledge-based economy Kuwait – IBM (NYSE: IBM ) is expanding its presence in the Middle East by launching its first office in Kuwait. This will strengthen IBM ‘s ability to provide solutions and services to a rapidly expanding base of customers and partners in the region. The new subsidiary is ...

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Low IT Security Spend leaves Middle East Businesses Open to Cyber Attacks

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Strategic Business Demands Pushing IT out of its Comfort Zone and Expertise Dubai – Globally, businesses and government entities are investing heavily on IT security, but worryingly, Middle East businesses are spending less than 1% of their overall IT budgetson security. Last year, hackers stole roughly 81.5 million records while carrying out more than 740 confirmed data breaches. Many of ...

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Batelco First and Only Telecom to Provide 300 Mbps Broadband Package

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Unbeatable Offer with Highest Speeds and Thresholds Manama, Bahrain: Batelco , the Kingdom’s leading Broadband solutionsprovider is once again taking the lead in the market by being the first Provider to deliver a 300Mbps residential Broadband package. The highest speed package is designed to address the increasing demand for high speeds and thresholds. Batelco ‘s 300Mbps package features 25Mb upload, ...

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Is it necessary to teach poor kids to code?

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By SciDev.Net – Joshua Howgego Idit Harel got something of a hostile reception when she announced to a room full of social entrepreneurs that it is necessary to teach kids in poor countries to code. “Coding is the new writing,” she said. The response was indignant from most of the entrepreneurs assembled yesterday for a session on technology in education ...

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TRA takes part in Bahrain IT Expo 2015

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Seef – The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the Kingdom of Bahrain participated in the Bahrain IT Expo 2015 held at the Bahrain International Circuit, as part of the 8thBahrain International eGovernment Forum 2015 organized under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Supreme Committee for Information and Communication ...

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Dell breaks new ground with the creation of META Business Region

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Dell strengthens its presence in the region • New scalable structure provides additional support to customers and partners • Driss Elougmani to lead the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) business Dubai – Dell today announced it has combined its business in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa to create one new business region: META (Middle East, Turkey and Africa), ...

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