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Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Reaches New Frontiers of Technology with Inauguration of Gulf’s First ‘Smart’ IV Room

SKMC is a pioneer of state-of-the-art Services to Patients – Deputy CEO Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) has reached new frontiers of technology, with its implementation of an open architecture smart cleanroom (IV room) with USP <797> and CETA compliant certification, to provide state of the art and quality services with enhanced safety for the …

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Microsoft and UNEP’s New Virtual World Plays Out Impact of Environmental Degradation and the Fate of the Planet

Microsoft and UNEP’s New Virtual World Plays Out Impact of Environmental Degradation and the Fate of the Planet / Open source technology allows scientists, for the first time, to simulate how all organisms on earth interact in a changing environment NAIROBI, Kenya, April 29, 2014. A cutting-edge technology, named Madingley, has been released by Microsoft Research and United Nations Environment …

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#MyDubai initiative crosses over half a million Instagram posts

Sporting stars and international celebrities show their support of the initiative #MyDubai expands its e-Museum as it continues to grow Since HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai launched the #MyDubai initiative on his Instagram and Twitter accounts four months ago, more than 500,000 images have been posted on Instagram. Reaching this milestone within …

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Focus on Disability: Great design has universal appeal

By Sue Coe – SciDev.Net A new watch — the Bradley Timepiece — designed for blind people has been nominated for a Design of the Year award at the Design Museum, United Kingdom. According to a BBC report, demand for the watch from sighted people has exceeded demand from blind people because of its attractive design and functionality. Its designer …

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Big data for development

By SciDev.Net The volume and variety of digital data have grown in recent years, as have analytics capacities — a phenomenon dubbed ‘big data’. What drives the promise of big data, what are the risks and criticisms, and how can development benefit from the ‘data revolution’? This Spotlight presents an in-depth analysis including opinions, facts and figures, and key resources. …

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Stage set for inaugural iTech Gulf 2014 Forum and Exhibition

The inaugural iTECH Gulf 2014 Forum and Exhibition, positioned as the IT and ICT convention of choice for the Northern Gulf, opens today, Wednesday 9 April, at the Gulf Convention Centre, Manama, Bahrain. Held under the patronage of the Kingdom’s Minister of State for Telecommunications Affairs Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, this unique IT and ICT knowledge exchange platform …

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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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New GIS Smartphone App Launched by NCSI at COMEX 2014

The COMEX 2014 exhibition, which opened its doors at Oman International Exhibition Centre on April 7, features a comprehensive presence from The National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI). At the exhibition, NCSI has unveiled an all new smartphone App called GIS (Geographic Information System) contains interactive digital maps and satellite imagery that allow users to access population figures and …

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Bahrain Institute of Public Administration to Launch Full Spectrum of Courses as part of eTraining – Designed for Government Sector Employees

The Courses are part of the National Portal of eGovernment to Make Services Accessible to All The Bahrain Institute of Public Administration (BIPA) has included, in conjunction with the eGovernment Authority (eGA), an array of free-of-charge eTraining courses as part of the national eGovernment portal services (Bahrain.bh) to provide all employees of government entities and ministries with the opportunity to …

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Masdar Institute’s iInnovation to strengthen technology-based innovation and entrepreneurship in UAE

Center Aims to Improve Innovation Ecosystem and Translate Technology Research into Commercially Viable Products, Services and Processes Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, today announced that its Institute Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (iInnovation) will contribute to developing and maintaining a leadership role for the UAE in technology-based …

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