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Egypt Media Engage in Education Session about Hepatitis C Awareness Supported by Roche Diagnostics Middle East

To highlight and raise awareness around hepatitis C in Egypt, which has the one of the largest prevalence in the world of the virus, with a 10 percent prevalence of chronic HCV infection among persons aged 15-59 years1. Medical specialists addressed media professionals in an interactive educational session. The event forms part of the media club series hosted by Roche …

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Center for Middle East entrepreneurship to launch at DePaul University

Al Faisal Holding (AFH), one of the leading private companies in Qatar, whose Chairman and CEO is Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani, has signed an agreement with DePaul University to take the first steps toward a long-term collaboration that supports entrepreneurship and business development in Qatar and the Middle East. DePaul plans to launch The Sheikh Faisal Center for …

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Wellness sector boost for Middle East/Africa

Highlighting the growth potential of the regional wellness tourism market at Arabian Travel Market, the Global Wellness Tourism Congress has released data demonstrating that, while the Middle East and Africa is currently the smallest global wellness travel market, it is potentially the fastest growing market. Currently growth in the Middle East/North Africa region is 16.2% annually, according to the research …

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KSA & UAE travellers are top mobile online users in Middle East

50% of Saudi Arabian and 35% of UAE travellers use smart phones to access online services The Arabian Travel Market’s (ATM) Travel Technology Theatre which runs alongside the ATM exhibition from Monday 5 to Thursday 8 May 2014 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, will focus its attention on the effect mobile and internet penetration is having on the regional …

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TMT Innovation Award shortlists for Middle East North Africa announced

Seven companies have been selected for the shortlist for the TMT Innovation Award 2014 for TMT Finance MENA 2014 Awards, recognising outstanding telecom, media and technology (TMT) companies, financial institutions and advisers. Regional telecom operators Etisalat of UAE, Ooredoo of Qatar and Zain of Kuwait were selected for products and services in super-fast broadband, content and mobile applications, and 4G …

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Competitive Tech to Sell into Europe, the Middle East and North Africa

Competitive Technologies, Inc., (CTTC) (CTI), a pain mitigation company, will sell into Europe, the Middle East and North Africa (the “EMENA territory”) effective immediately, in an effort to reestablish the global footprint that was compromised by the signing of the 2012 Amended Distribution and Sales Agreement (the “Amendment”) between the inventor and the Company. This Board-approved initiative (the “Initiative”) was …

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Symantec: “Simple njRAT Fuels Nascent Middle East Cybercrime Scene”

Majority of njRAT C&C servers are found in the Middle East and North Africa Symantec (http://www.symantec.com)  has observed the growth of indigenous groups of attackers in the Middle East, centered around a simple piece of malware known as njRAT (http://bit.ly/1i1Ps9m). While njRAT is similar in capability to many other remote access tools (RATs), what is interesting about this malware is …

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Middle East and Africa telecom and finance leaders meet in Dubai to discuss new partnership and innovation opportunities

Leadership from the Middle East and Africa’s leading telecom, tech and finance institutions are meeting in Dubai on May 7, 2014 for the 8th annual TMT Finance & Investment MENA Conference and Awards, to discuss the next strategies for growth, investment and innovation across the region. www.tmtfinance.com/mena/ This year’s conference has been expanded to feature more sessions on innovation and …

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Windows XP End-of-Support to Leave Middle East’s Large User Base Extremely Vulnerable to Attack, Warns Security Expert

XP users are already at 400% greater security risk than Windows 8.1 users; Help AG Warns that this high risk percentage is only set to rise dramatically post April 2014 Preceding Microsoft’s imminent discontinuation of support for its hugely popular XP operating system (OS) on 8 April 2014, Help AG, a leading information security services and solutions provider in the …

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Surging Demand for Tablets Spells Pain for PCs Across the Middle East, Africa, and Turkey

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) PC market continued to decline during the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the latest results released by International Data Corporation (IDC). PC shipments into the Middle East, Africa, and Turkey declined 14.3% year on year during the fourth quarter of 2014, to total 4.5 million units. Shipments of portable PCs declined at a …

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