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Smartphones could provide weather data in poor nations

By Laura García – SciDev.Net Smartphones can now be used to collect weather data such as air temperatures through WeatherSignal, a crowdsourcing app developed by UK start-up OpenSignal. This helps crowd source real-time weather forecasts and could one day help collect climate data in areas without weather stations, its developers say. Once installed, the app automatically collects data and periodically …

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Autodesk’s new Homestyler app to transform Middle East living spaces into design playgrounds

Real-time 3D home design app now available for iOS and Android devices Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), Autodesk Inc., a world leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software and services, launched iOS and Android versions of Autodesk Homestyler, a free app for creative real-time home design that allows users to blend high-quality 3D models of products from popular brands with …

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SAP Announces First LTE Roaming Hub in Middle East; Etisalat First to Connect

SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) has announced an IPX peering agreement with Etisalat UAE, the largest telecom operator in the Middle East and Africa, to deliver LTE roaming traffic to all mobile operators. This agreement further strengthens the commitment of SAP® Mobile Services, a division of SAP, to quickly and efficiently expand the LTE roaming community and create a seamless global …

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Digitization primary focus of SAMENA Council’s agenda at First Regional Congress of Telecommunications

Encourages greater co-operation between Regional Telecommunications Associations to ensure internet sustainability and accelerate digitization adoption and growth In what has been considered as one the world’s most prominent meetings of the telecommunications industry associations in recent times, the First Regional Congress of Telecommunications witnessed the emergence of SAMENA Council as a global advocate of ensuring sustainability of the Internet and …

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Belkin Announces Retail Partnership with Axiom Telecom

Belkin to be available in Axiom Telecom ‘s stores and independent retail network throughout the UAE Belkin, creator of people-inspired consumer technology products, has announced a retail partnership with Axiom Telecom as a platform to broaden the reach of its smartphone and tablet accessories. Belkin has a strong presence in the region through multiple distribution initiatives, and Axiom Telecom is …

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Nine out of 10 travelers around the world can’t leave home without a gadget

Smart phones are most popular gadgets for travelers in Africa & Middle East region The need to stay connected at every corner of the globe, has made technology both a trusty companion and an indispensable resource for leisure travelers. According to Visa’s Global Travel Intentions Study 2013, phones are the top choice as a holiday companion (84 percent), followed by …

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Addicted to technology: Almost three quarters of UAE residents could not live without their laptop or smartphone

One in ten own at least three game consoles Survey results revealed as part of run-up to the December launch of region’s largest ever lifestyle event – The Life & Style Show UAE New figures have revealed an addiction to technology amongst UAE residents, with 71% stating that they could not live without their laptops or smartphones. Commissioned by dmg …

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EMS is honored with Partnership Award from BlackBerry!

The UAE’s first mobility solution’s company, EMS has received a Partnership Award from BlackBerry® at a quarterly partner meeting in Dubai. The award was received for record-breaking regional sales of BlackBerry smartphones, and celebrates the strong partnership that EMS and BlackBerry have enjoyed for the last six years. EMS is one of the largest distributors of BlackBerry smartphones and accessories …

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Air Arabia increases booking options with new iPhone application

First UAE-based carrier to develop iPhone booking management application Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, today became the first UAE-based airline to launch a mobile application for Apple devices. The Air Arabia iOS App, which can be downloaded free from the App Store, allows passengers to easily purchase tickets, review …

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Orange Jordan is the Exclusive Partner to Establish a Telecommunications Network for the Boulevard Project

Orange Jordan recently signed a cooperation agreement with the Abdali Boulevard project, marking yet another notable addition to its long track record of strategic partnerships. The terms and conditions of the agreement stipulate that Orange Jordan provides the Boulevard project, the largest within the Abdali project, with a fully designed telecommunications network, alongside the fiber optic network needed to link …

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