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Tag Archives: Technology

Technology startup sector in MENA grows by ten-fold according to BECO Capital

Dubai – BECO Capital, a regional venture capital firm focused on technology investments in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, today said that the tech entrepreneur sector has grown by over ten-fold since the nascent Venture Capital industry emerged four years ago, allowing for more and better quality investments in promising startups. Dany Farha, Co-founder and CEO of BECO Capital …

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Etisalat Misr & Huawei announce the successful field trial completion of innovative microwave solution “Super Dual Band”

The solution achieves more than 6Gbps in mobile backhaul, the world’s first live traffic application. Alexandria, Egypt, March 24th, 2016: Etisalat Misr, one of the leading mobile operators in Egypt and a subsidiary of Etisalat Group, focuses on the provision of state-of-the-art mobile services. Years of intensive Radio Access Network development proved that mobile broadband applications increase the need for …

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Cisco’s Women of Impact 2016 Conference aims to Inspire and Empower Women in Technology

Themed ‘Be Unstoppable’ this year, the event aims to motivate women to stay committed to their goals and keep moving forward despite setbacks. Dubai, UAE – Cisco announced that it is holding the ‘Women of Impact 2016 Conference’ – a full day conference devoted to the development and advancement of women in the technology industry. Themed ‘Be Unstoppable’, the annual …

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Fluctuating oil prices to further boost Saudi Arabia’s ICT sector

ICT is a key ingredient of the Kingdom’s efforts to overcome the financial effects of the oil crisis and transform into a knowledge-based economy. February 25, 2016, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Fears over the oil crisis are not hindering the Saudi government from pursuing ambitious plans for the future development of the Kingdom. The Ministry of Finance’s summary of economic …

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Device focuses on speedier tuberculosis diagnosis

By Vijay Shankar – SciDev.Net A device that can magnify tuberculosis bacteria without using a conventional glass lens could soon replace expensive lens-based microscopes in developing countries, according to a feasibility study published in the journal Tuberculosis. The gadget could diagnose tuberculosis in a sample within seven days, while also reducing the danger of lab technicians catching the disease, the …

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Al Bayt Mitwahid Association to Sponsor the World’s Largest Technology Competition

Al-Bayt Mitwahid, an association established by employees of the Crown Prince Court (CPC) of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces has announced its sponsorship for the Microsoft UAE Imagine Cup 2016 16th February 2016 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates Al-Bayt Mitwahid, an association established by …

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Technology powerhouses converge on Middle East’s premier education exhibition

Technological advances to help ‘shape the future of education’ on spotlight at GESS Dubai Education-related IT spend could reach $150billion in the next five years Leading global technology stalwarts are converging in GESS Dubai to showcase the very latest advances in the education sector, as experts estimate technology spend in the region could reach $150 billion in the next five …

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Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group launches mobility solution (SMART) to maximize sales efficacy

Dubai – Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group LLC ( ESAG ) has launched a Sales Mobile Application (SMART) using SAP Mobility solution (SMP 3.0). The solution enables sales teams across the Group to effectively use the application to conclude business transactions on the field, while offering customers the true value of quick and efficient service. This is the first solution …

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Final day of International Forum on Islamic Finance (IFIF) focuses on innovation & technology as enablers for financial inclusion in Africa

Eminent leaders from EY, PwC, UNDP, Bank of Khartoum lead discussions on African emerging Islamic finance markets, microfinance and FinTech. Khartoum, Sudan: The second day of Africa’s landmark event, International Forum on Islamic Finance (IFIF), built on the successes of yesterday which included powerful discussions on inclusive Islamic finance, the impact of social media on banking, strengthening Islamic capital markets …

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Masdar Institute Faculty Wins Award for Novel Research in PV Solar Cells Technology

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, presented the award to Dr. Ibrahim Almansouri. His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Supreme Council of Energy, Ahmed Buti Al Muhairabi, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Energy, and other officials were present at the ceremony. Dr. Ibraheem Almansouri’s Research …

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