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Ministry of Economy launches GTDW research on global innovation

Global Trade Development Week (GTDW) surveys leading global perspectives on innovation. Abu Dhabi – UAE Ministry of Economy has announced it is working with GTDW to explore global and local levers for innovation in global trade and economic development. The set of initiatives announced today will engage leaders from private and public sector, as well as academia, to define future …

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Abu Dhabi University launches Center of Excellence in Smart, Sustainable and Entrepreneurial Cities

Houses 3 scientific research centers. As it continues its pursuit of international academic accreditation, Abu Dhabi University diligently works to boost it scientific and applied research agenda, and generate research outputs that contribute to the UAE’s national development, as evident by its recent announcement of launching the “Centre of Excellence in Smart, Sustainable and Entrepreneurial Cities”. With a dedicated budget …

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Boku Launches on Google Play in the Middle East

Boku, the global leader in direct carrier billing-based mobile payments, has announced a new partnership to bring direct carrier billing to Google Play™ for Zain subscribers in Saudi Arabia. As smartphone penetration and demand for digital content grows in the Middle East, direct carrier billing is emerging as a key payment method for accessing mobile content across the region. As …

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Huawei Launches 2015 Global Connectivity Index for Countries: Benchmarking Digital Economy Transformation

Huawei released its 2015 Global Connectivity Index (GCI) for countries, benchmarking 50 economies in terms of connectivity, ICT usage, and digital transformation, providing an indicator of which countries are best poised for development and growth, and an ICT planning reference for policymakers looking to embrace the digital economy. The 2015 edition of the GCI sees a more comprehensive and advanced …

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nuviun launches the world’s first interactive digital health event in Dubai

nuviun, a company focusing on driving emerging technologies into the mainstream, has launched the world’s first interactive digital health event, taking place in Dubai on 5th-7th May 2015. Healthcare demand in the GCC countries and especially KSA is rising due to shifting demographics, higher income, steady population growth and lifestyle changes which in turn have led to a corresponding increase …

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World-Renowned Festival of Media MENA Awards Launches in Dubai

Highly regarded programme celebrates the best in media and marketing thinking   The highly popular and hugely anticipated Festival of MENA Awards 2015 takes place in Dubai on April 15 at the Music Hall, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray. The prestigious event – celebrates the very best in media thinking from across the MENA region, attracting prominent leaders from international and pan-regional …

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Ooredoo Launches Pioneering Global Mobile Service ‘Email Everywhere’

Get Your Office Email and WhatsApp Messages – Before you get Your Luggage Muscat, Oman Ooredoo has launched a global first with its Email Everywhere – Global (EEG) package, a subscription based data roaming add-on for business mobile customers. The package allows customers to send and receive office emails and WhatsApp messages when they are roaming anywhere in the world, …

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‘VSUN’ launches 6 models of ‘cool’ smartphones & tablets at Gitex; starts regional expansion in Saudi Arabia and Egypt

VSUN Group is appointed by Panasonic as the Exclusive Distributor in KSA VSUN, the global smartphone manufacturer, has unveiled 6 models of ‘super advanced and cool’ smartphones and tablets specifically targeting the Middle East, Africa and CIS markets. The company has also begun its regional expansion in Egypt and Saudi Arabia, as part of an aggressive push into the region’s …

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DEWA launches new environmental awareness campaign

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ) has launched a new environmental campaign whose theme is ‘Let’s be the change. Let’s change climate change.’ The campaign raises awareness among residents of Dubai on the need to rationalise electricity and water use, underline the positive impact of collective efforts on the environment, and the important role individuals play in reducing …

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GE launches global research, technology innovation and manufacturing in Saudi Arabia

US$100 million investment in new research and manufacturing programs adds to the US$1 billion commitment by GE in the past three years Expand manufacturing capability in Saudi for the region with GE’s HA gas turbines at GE Manufacturing & Technology Center; Expand Oil & Gas manufacturing capacity currently producing Pressure Control equipment including wellheads and ‘Christmas Trees’; New LED manufacturing …

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