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Latest global innovations in electric and hybrid vehicle technology to share UAE spotlight

More than 200 delegates expected for inaugural International Conference on Future Mobility 2015 in Dubai. Dubai, UAE: The UAE will be the focal point of the latest global advancements in electric vehicle technology when the Middle East’s first international conference on innovations in electric and hybrid vehicles makes its November 2015 debut in Dubai. The International Conference on Future Mobility …

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The rising Internet penetration levels in the MENA region are redefining and changing the dynamics of watching TV

A new report from the Arab Advisors Group and MediaGuru provides an in depth analysis of the state of television and the Internet convergence in 20 countries in the MENA region. The report found that the rising Internet penetration levels are changing the dynamics of watching TV. A new report published by the Arab Advisors Group and MediaGuru analyzed the …

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Smart cities: Where to go?

-Monitor Deloitte: Smart cities market to reach US$1.5 trillion by 2020 In 2015 and beyond, the number and value of smart city initiatives will expand substantially, according to Monitor Deloitte’s new report “Smart cities, not just the sum of its parts”. The majority of new smart city projects globally will continue to be led by European cities and much of …

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Equinix and GBI collaborate to provide cloud services to Gulf customers

GBI to become the Gulf’s first service provider to offer low-latency routes and bandwidth on demand to global cloud service providers. Dubai: Gulf Bridge International (GBI), a service provider that operates an integrated network connecting the world to the Middle East, will now be able to provide its regional enterprise customer base with more scalable and flexible cloud solutions infrastructure. …

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Mission to Select Future Prize Winners Begins in Abu Dhabi

Zayed Future Energy Prize enters evaluation phase. Selection of the winners of the 2016 Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world’s preeminent award for innovative contributions to the future of energy and sustainable development, got underway on September 1-2, with the first of three evaluation meetings in Abu Dhabi. Local and international experts in sustainability, policy, engineering, architecture, academia, energy and …

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EQUATE earns international award in IT from SAP

EQUATE Petrochemical Company , Kuwait’s first international joint venture in this industry, received an international Information Technology (IT) award from SAP in the “IT Business Transformation Category.” EQUATE received the award for developing innovative SAP -based learning solutions through utilizing state-of-the-art technology to enable better performance, user friendliness and absolute reliability. EQUATE President & CEO Mohammad Husain said, “Innovation is …

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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

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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