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Tag Archives: Technology

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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Internet, smartphones, and social networks penetration in the MENA region in 2013

Media, content and technology research specialists at IPSOS, the leading research agency in MENA, which has covered 20 MENA countries for over 25 years, prepared a study compiling the figures related to internet penetration, smartphones penetration, and social network penetration in the MENA region in 2013.   Internet penetration From an internet population (those accessible to the internet) of 1.9 …

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Virtuzone Announces Corporate Offices Relocation in the Heart of New Dubai

Virtuzone, one of the most dynamic and fastest growing company set up operators in the region, today announced that it has relocated its corporate headquarters in the heart of the prestigious Downtown Dubai, the Old Town Island. Downtown Dubai, generally referred to as the ‘new heart of the city’ and dubbed as ‘the centre of now’, is a U$20 billion …

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Symantec: “Simple njRAT Fuels Nascent Middle East Cybercrime Scene”

Majority of njRAT C&C servers are found in the Middle East and North Africa Symantec (http://www.symantec.com)  has observed the growth of indigenous groups of attackers in the Middle East, centered around a simple piece of malware known as njRAT (http://bit.ly/1i1Ps9m). While njRAT is similar in capability to many other remote access tools (RATs), what is interesting about this malware is …

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Interactive Intelligence Participates as Platinum Sponsor of Gartner Symposium/ IT Expo 2014 in Dubai

Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ININ), a global provider of software and services designed to improve the customer experience, today announced that it has signed up as a ‘Platinum Sponsor’ of the upcoming Gartner Symposium/ IT Expo that will take place in Dubai between 1-3 April, 2014. The company will use the event as a platform to expose its brand …

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Technology driving MICE sector strategy

Next generation trends and innovation to be unveiled at the Gulf Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings show As the region’s leading platform for inbound and outbound MICE and business travel industry professionals, the technology sessions or ‘Event Camp’, at the 2014 Gulf Incentives, Business, Travel and Meetings (GIBTM) exhibition, will analyse the way technology is driving the future of the …

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Etisalat Unveils Cloud Digital Signage Solution for Businesses

Real-time content editing Available on a subscription basis Etisalat, the UAE’s leading telecommunication services provider, has today announced the launch of its Cloud Digital Signage Solution, designed to address the advertising and promotional needs of business customers from large enterprises to SMBs. The telecom major has partnered with LG Electronics to provide state-of-the-art digital signage, a method of relaying interactive …

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MENA: Showcase for green technology

Latest technologies in green buildings and their implementation in construction industry in the Mena region will be discussed at a three-day event opening in Bahrain tomorrow. The third edition of the Arabian MEP (Mechanical Electrical Plumbing) Conference and Exhibition will be inaugurated by Works Minister Essam Khalaf at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre. More than 100 exhibitors from …

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ESOMAR Spotlights What’s Next For Big Data

Experts from Kuwait, UAE, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Lebanon, Pakistan, Iraq and Iran gathered to speak to more than 150 delegates at the two day ESOMAR’s Best of MENAP 2014 conference. Pictured is Finn Raben, Director General of ESOMAR, an organisation which encourages, advances and elevates market research worldwide. Experts from Kuwait, UAE, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Lebanon, Pakistan, Iraq …

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Dubai Internet City and Dubai Outsource Zone welcome 181 new companies in 2013

Dubai Internet City (DIC), the MENA region’s largest ICT cluster, and Dubai Outsource Zone (DOZ), the world’s first freezone dedicated to the outsourcing industry, demonstrated significant growth over the course of 2013 and welcomed 181 new companies into their offering. The ICT industry in the UAE is thriving, with ICT expenditure forecast to grow by 5% to over $15 billion …

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