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Zain customers can now give Internet as a gift


Includes gifting Internet plans and extra GBs. Kuwait – Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, announced today that postpaid customers can now give Internet plans or extra GBs as a gift to their families and friends whom are Zain postpaid or prepaid customers. This all-new feature was specially designed to suit the needs of Zain’s customers, and to add ...

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HP Innovation Brings Breakthrough Printing Technology to the Modern Office


Smallest and fastest LaserJets save time, space and energy UAE – HP recently announced a re-engineered, sleek new series of LaserJet printers designed to make businesses more efficient. Built around the latestin toner formulation — new Original HP Toner cartridges with JetIntelligence– the HP LaserJets use up to 53 percent less energy, take up to 40 percent less space and ...

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Bubble desalination latest effort to boost crop growth

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By Ian Randall – SciDev.Net Researchers in Australia are seeking to build a prototype ‘Bubble-Greenhouse’ that could provide remote, arid places with a low-tech, low-maintenance way to turn salt water into fresh water to grow food. The engineers from Murdoch University, who published their study last month in the journal Desalination, estimate that a 150 square metre Bubble-Greenhouse could produce ...

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Masdar Institute and MIT Developing Innovative Renewable Energy Storage Technology


Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries Can Provide High Performance Energy Storage for the Future Electrical Grid Abu Dhabi – Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies is working with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to develop an innovative energy storage technology that can support renewable energy in the UAE. ...

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Mindware bolsters its ERP on a Cloud and marketplace based application with 3i-Infotech’s Orion 11j


Mindware, a Dubai based virtualization-focused distributor adopts 3i Infotech’s ORION 11j product as its ERP solutions for their Cloud based application. This agreement holds significant importance, as it is 3i Infotech’s first ERP implementation to be adopted on a Cloud based platform. Commenting on this recent collaboration, Ashish Dass, President- EMEA at 3i Infotech said, “We are delighted to join ...

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Simplified Solutions Joins the Epicor Inspired Partner Network

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Newly Appointed Value-Added Reseller in UAE to Focus on Promoting Epicor iScala Within the Middle East’s Booming Hospitality Market. UAE – Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services. organizations,recently announced that Simplified Solutions FZCO, a software sales and service organization based in Dubai Silicon Oasis, UAE,is the latest company to join ...

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DSCD partner with Etisalat to deliver Sharjah Census 2015


Agreement will ensure census project executed to the highest standards. Sharjah – The Department of Statistics and Community Development (DSCD), who oversee the Sharjah Census 2015, have signed an agreement with Etisalat who will provide the ICT infrastructure for the census project. The agreement will help accelerate the pace of work on Sharjah Census 2015, ensure it is delivered in ...

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Building Energy and SES SMART Energy Solutions to install the first off-grid temporary hybrid plant in Saudi Arabia


The portable diesel-solar project is expected to produce 54MWh per year, saving diesel fuel and reducing CO2 emissions. Building Energy, Italian independent power producer from renewable sources, will team up with SES SMART Energy Solutions, a leading rental power provider in the MEA region, to develop the first on-field temporary hybrid plant, in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. The ...

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Beehive channels over AED 12 million ($3m) finance to more than 25 SMEs in the UAE

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UAE’s first peer-to-peer finance platform marks industry milestone in only 8 months Businesses saved up to 30% on their cost of finance on average Beehive empowers SMEs to expand, recruit more staff and refinance existing debt Beehive, the UAE’s leading online marketplace for peer-to-peer finance, announced it has facilitated over AED 12 million ($3m) in finance for more than 25 ...

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National Vision Scholars undertake research at Texas A&M at Qatar


Maersk Oil sponsors Summer Engineering Academy for top Qatari students. DOHA, Qatar — Twenty-three exceptional Qatari students have been named National Vision Scholars in the inaugural Summer Engineering Academy (SEA), an elite, 10-day academic enrichment program at Texas A&M University at Qatar . SEA, which runs from 28 June through 9 July, is designed for academically outstanding Qatari students who ...

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