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Tag Archives: Technology

Creating an ‘energy Internet’ for the poor

The world’s poorest countries can jump directly from the pre-electricity era into a new industrial revolution through an “energy Internet” — the uptake of renewable energy shared through communication technologies, argues economist Jeremy Rifkin. “The great economic revolutions in history occur when new communication technologies converge with new energy systems”, writes Rifkin. And now — with industrial civilisation at a crossroads and the …

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Omnicell to exhibit at Dubai International conference and exhibition

Omnicell will Demonstrate Recently Introduced G4 Medication Automation Platform. Omnicell, Inc., OMCL +0.89% a leading global provider of medication and supply management solutions and analytics software for healthcare facilities, will exhibit its state-of-the-art G4 technology at the Dubai International Pharmaceuticals and Technologies Conference and Exhibition (DUPHAT) March 12-14 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. DUPHAT is one of the most recognized …

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Qatar is investing $125 billion on construction & energy projects

10 Smart cities projects already underway The Qatari government driven by its Vision 2030 plan, has committed over US$140 billion for investment, infrastructure and expansion in a wide range of sectors, including energy, health, education, transport, infrastructure and tourism.  The government recently announced a US$125bn spending plan for construction and energy projects. This includes spending for the 2022 World Cup …

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Thuraya Launches Latest Generation of Dual-Mode Satellite & GSM Phone “XT-DUAL”

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Thuraya, the leading international mobile satellite operator with a record of over 600,000 phones sold to date, has launched today the most advanced dual mode handheld phone that features both GSM and satellite capabilities. The introduction of this unique phone, branded XT-DUAL, makes Thuraya the only satellite operator to offer seamless communications as the phone …

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Middle East: How banks can grasp a $350 billion opportunity

The question of how to serve micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in emerging markets is not new – so why are we writing about this now? A new report by McKinsey & Company’s financial services practice shows that there is an interesting opportunity for banks and others to achieve a step change in their approach to MSMEs, in light …

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Gulf Business Magazine: Top 100 World Most Influential Arabs for 2012

The known “Gulf Business” Magazine recently declared the list of Top 100 World’s Most Influential Arabs for 2012, these figures cover various sectors: finance, real estate, science and technology, culture and society, and trade. “Gulf Business”, in spite of the radical changes caused by the revolutions of Arab spring in the region, the magazine chose the young Tunisian Mohamed Bouazizi, …

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EastNets Anti-Money Laundering Software Wins 2012 Kinetic Process Innovation Award

NEW YORK, NY and DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, Mar 05, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — EastNets, a leading global provider of compliance and payments solutions, announces today that it has received the 2012 Kinetic Process Innovation Award for excellence in the Banking Technology category. Now in its 16th year, the awards program recognizes excellence in information technology and this year …

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Jordan centre to support tech research and innovation

[AMMAN] The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) has launched a centre to monitor and support technology research and innovation opportunities in its member countries, and develop them in accordance with their needs. The centre could lead to an IT hub for the region – Flickr/amanky

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Egypt’s science city to spawn national research network

[CAIRO] Egypt is to establish a network of universities and research centres that will collaborate with the country’s planned US$2 billion science city, which is scheduled to open its doors to students in September 2012.

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Pan-Arab 2011 Women in Science Fellowship winners announced

The winners of the L’Oreal-UNESCO Pan-Arab 2011 for Women in Science Fellowship

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