Tag Archives: Technology

Companies failing to leverage technology to combat fraud, despite it being a significant enabler for fraudulent activity

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KPMG international report. Global Profiles of a Fraudster also reveals majority of fraud continues to be due to weak internal controls. According to a new report by KPMG International, technology was found to be a significant enabler for a quarter (24 percent) of the 750 fraudsters investigated by forensic specialists across 78 countries. By contrast, the Global Profiles of the …

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Ajman University and DIFC Academy of Law sign cooperation agreement

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The College of Law at Ajman University of Science and Technology and The Academy of Law for the DIFC today announced details of a newly signed cooperation agreement covering the development of training programmes for the benefit of the UAE legal community. The memorandum was signed by Dr. Khalid Al Khaja, Acting Chancellor, Ajman University and Vice-Chancellor for Academic and …

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Advancement of science and technology key for socio-economic development in OIC member states

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The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group participated in the 15th General Assembly of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Standing Committee for Science and Technology (COMSTECH) held in Islamabad, Pakistan on 31 May – 1 June 2016. The meeting was preceded by the 30th Executive Committee meeting of COMSTECH on 30 May 2016. The General Assembly meeting, chaired by …

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Al-Tayyar Travel Egypt signs technology partnership with Amadeus

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Growth opportunities and customer satisfaction underpin Al-Tayyar’s tie up with Amadeus. Cairo, Egypt – 26 May 2016: Amadeus, a leading provider of IT solutions for the global travel industry, has announced today that it has signed a technology partnership agreement with Al-Tayyar Travel Group in Egypt, a subsidiary of the KSA-based group, one of the largest travel agencies in the …

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LinkedIn, Facebook, Dell and Ericsson launch Connecting Women in Technology (CWIT) chapter in Middle East

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LinkedIn, Dell , Facebook and Ericsson held the first ever MENA Connecting Women in Technology (CWIT) event in Dubai earlier this week. CWIT, a collaborative initiative which started with 15 technology companies in Ireland, was created to attract and retain women in the technology industry. The MENA chapter aims to drive initiatives that encourage and support a culture of innovation …

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Abu-Ghazaleh: Lebanon Must Embrace Technology

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Beirut – HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org), highlighted the role of technology in building Lebanon which will lead to its prosperity and sustainable development. Speaking at a seminar held by Notre Dame University- Louaize (NDU) in Lebanon under the theme ‘Building the Structure of Lebanon: A Dream or Reality,’ Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh said, “Rapid developments in …

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Cheap device for examining eyes successfully tested

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By Inga Vesper – SciDev.Net A simple eye examining device that may offer a cheap way to improve medical care and training in developing countries has been successfully tested in Africa and Pacific island states. The Arclight is a pocket-sized ophthalmoscope — a medical instrument used to see inside patients’ eyes — equipped with an LED to provide light, a …

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Space data holds the key to a sustainable future

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By Giorgia Scaturro – SciDev.Net Better information on the planet’s ecosystems and how they are changing can feed into policy and development, and vastly reduce the risks posed by natural disasters. In our globalising world, the havoc wreaked by climate change and environmental challenges in one place can have impacts much further afield — harvest losses in Kenya can ramp …

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Samsung Electronics Ranks No. 1 in Global Digital Signage Unit Sales for Seventh Consecutive Year

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Diverse SMART Signage Portfolio Helps Samsung Continue with a Leadership Position in the Digital Signage Marketplace. For the seventh consecutive year, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. maintained its position as the worldwide leader in digital signage unit sales. Recently released sales figures from IHS, the leading source of insight, analytics, and expertise in display technology, validate Samsung ‘s leadership in the …

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Samsung Presents Innovative New Air Conditioning Technology to the Gulf Region at Samsung 2016 System AC Forum in Dubai

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New 360 Cassette, DVM Chiller, DVM S 30HP and DVM S Eco 14HP showcase innovation in HVAC engineering. Dubai, UAE – Samsung Gulf Electronics today introduced industry leading 360 Cassette air conditioning unit, DVM Chiller, next generation DVM S 24HP, and new side discharge VRF unit – the DVM S Eco 10HP – to the GCC HVAC market at the …

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