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Ericsson discuss the utility providers’ digital transformation

Communications technologies are disrupting the utilities sector Rutger Reman, President of Industry and Society at Ericsson Region Middle East, discussed the sector’s needs to transform at the World Future Energy Summit Ericsson participated at the World Future Energy Summit, hosted in Abu Dhabi, to discuss how ICT can transform the utility sector. During the event, Rutger Reman, President of Industry …

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TechAccess Joins Huawei Regional Partner Network

Agreement covers wide breadth of Huawei enterprise ICT solutions in multiple verticals across the GCC and beyond. Dubai, UAE – Huawei –a leading global ICT solutions provider–has announced a new partnership agreement with TechAccess–a leading regional Value Added IT distributor headquartered in Dubai, UAE. TechAccess (TA) is a well-known player in the IT distribution landscape in MENA and maintains a …

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Deloitte: Beyond “Big Data”, it is time to think about “iData”

Deloitte: The digitization of industries points to a future where the consumer is more relevant than ever. The rapid pace of digitization means that the world today is markedly different to 20 years ago when only 1% of the global population had an internet connection. Forty percent of people around the world had access to the internet in 2015, and …

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Abu-Ghazaleh Announces the Launch of a Language, IT and Culture Illiteracy Eradication Campaign in Palestine, Commits to Dedicate all Capabilities to Accomplish it

With the Attendance of the Palestinian Minister of Education and Higher Education and the Ambassador of Palestine in Morocco. His Excellency Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org), and His Excellency Dr. Sabri Saidam, Minister of Education and Higher Education in Palestine, issued the “Casablanca Declaration” which states that the 2016 – 2027 decade shall be a Palestinian …

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ADIB partners with IBM to launch innovative digital studio

Region’s first Digital Design Studio will focus on delivering new, cloud-based financial solutions to enhance customer experience. In line with its continuous efforts to innovate and digitize its products and services to enhance its customers’ experience, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) (ADX: ADIB) today announced that it will fundamentally transform how it interacts and provides services to customers by building …

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Microsoft Launches New Windows 10 Devices in the UAE

Lumia 950 and 950 XL devices increase productivity and light up with Windows 10. Surface Pro 4: The tablet that can replace your laptop gets thinner, lighter and faster. Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Microsoft Gulf, today unveiled the Surface Pro 4, Lumia 950 and 950 XL devices taking advantage of powerful and versatile hardware to unlock new Windows 10 experiences. …

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3D printing ready to reshape home building

By Anielle Gueddes – Sci.Dev.Net The technology could bring about the fastest, cheapest and greenest construction ever seen, says Anielle Guedes. Optimists tend to envision a future with perfectly automated cities, full of technology and without poverty or hunger. Most tend not to think of the path needed to create this new urban fabric, as if it will miraculously emerge …

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Ooredoo Signs MoU with Qatar Airways for Onboard Wi-Fi

Waleed Al-Sayed, CEO, Ooredoo Qatar exchanges the MOU with Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker. First-of-its-Kind Agreement Brings Free Wi-Fi Connection for All Passengers Onboard Wi-Fi Enabled Flights. Ooredoo and Qatar Airways today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see Ooredoo sponsor Qatar Airways ‘ Onboard Wi-Fi service to enhance the customer experience …

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

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

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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