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Microsoft joins MENA Innovation Summit this year in Egypt

“Digitisation of classrooms is key to creating the world of tomorrow” Cairo, Egypt – 19 July, 2018 – As part of its mission to empower students and educators around the globe through technology, Microsoft is participating in the 2018 MENA Innovation Summit, taking place in Cairo, Egypt, from July 29 – 31. The Forum will bring together ministers, senior government …

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Microsoft is designated driver of the tech world

Quarterly results show the company earned $7.4bln, an increase of 35% over the same period last year. By Robert Cyran, Reuters News NEW YORK, (Reuters Breakingviews) – If the tech sector is in perpetual party mode, Microsoft is its designated driver. The software giant is vying with retailer Amazon to be the planet’s second-biggest firm by market capitalization, at nearly …

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Is Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 starting to take shape?

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates believes young people in Saudi Arabia are key to the country achieving its Vision 2030 reform plan. The reforms put in place earlier this year by the oil-rich kingdom appear to be taking hold, if we are to go by two major economic announcements this week. The first was the Saudi Arabian central bank’s announcement that …

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Microsoft brings cloud power to non-profits in UAE

    Company to donate $1 billion in cloud computing resources over the next three years to 70,000 non-profits and NGOs worldwide Microsoft increases its cloud offering to NGOs by adding Microsoft Azure to the suite As part of its Microsoft Philanthropies division and its ‘Modern Non-profit’ campaign, Microsoft has announced that it will be making Microsoft Azure available toeligible …

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Microsoft Encourages Middle East and Africa enterprises to Embrace Digital Transformation

Digital technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT) are predicted to add US$14 trillion to the world’s 20 largest economies by 2030. That’s one fifth of the current world GDP. However, many enterprises in the Middle East and Africa are held back from fully realising digital transformation because of a lack of a clear digital strategy and robust IT policy, …

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Diyar United Company is Microsoft Kuwait Partner of the Year 2016

First Cloud Solution Provider partner in Kuwait. Kuwait – Diyar United Company, a Kuwait-headquartered Information and Communication Technology (ICT) specialist, is the recipient of the 2016 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. Diyar United …

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GE and Microsoft Partner to Bring Predix to Azure, Accelerating Digital Transformation for Industrial Customers

GE (NYSE: GE) and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: “MSFT”) today announced a partnership that will make GE’s Predix platform for the Industrial Internet available on the Microsoft Azure cloud for industrial businesses. The move marks the first step in a broad strategic collaboration between the two companies, which will allow customers around the world to capture intelligence from their industrial assets …

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Microsoft Launches SQL Server 2016 in UAE

Tap your data’s potential, Microsoft urges regional businesses, as it releases first SQL Server to be ‘born in the cloud’. 28th April 2016, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Microsoft Gulf invited UAE businesses to delve deeper into their data and harness its potential like never before, with SQL Server 2016, the latest version of the company’s flagship database and …

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Microsoft Hosts ‘Empower’ Summit to Bring Latest Technologies to Oman

As part of its ongoing commitment to enhance and develop Oman’s ICT sector, Microsoft hosted the ‘Empower’ Summit that aim to bring the latest technologies to Oman on Monday 14th March 2016. The half day Summit introduced Oman to the latest technologies for businesses; an array of speakers and subject matter experts from the region presented a broad portfolio of …

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Ministry of Education and Microsoft sign a first of its kind strategic cooperation agreement comprising of a number of initiatives specifically for schools in the United Arab Emirates

Hussain Al Hammadi: The MoE is continuing to adopt breakthrough solutions to enhance its schools. Unique Initiatives to serve 6 Major priorities of the MoE An annual training program for 20 teachers at Microsoft Corporation to improve education and provide effective learning solutions inside classrooms. “Fursati” program, an annual in-house training for 25 graduates preparing them for the job market …

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