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A woman’s tale: working as a female entrepreneur in a male-dominated world

Standing on stage at an event in Abu Dhabi to celebrate International Women’s Day, Dunia Othman was quizzed by members of the mainly female audience on why, out of all of the opportunities open to her, she chose to male-focused name for her product and even put a prominent moustache in her logo. “Mr Usta, the name chosen for the …

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UAE among top ten most competitive countries in the world

Dubai: The UAE made it into the coveted list of the ten most competitive countries in the world in the 2017, according to the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook. This year, the country improved its ranking by five positions from its 2016 overall global competitiveness ranking of 15th, securing a place among the world’s top ten most competitive nations. The IMD …

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Qatar’s Ooredoo is world’s fastest fibre operator- Report

New Research Shows that Qatar Leads the World in Fibre Roll-Out, Fibre Take-Up and 4K Services Penetration Qatar’s nationwide fibre network, built primarily upon Ooredoo’s Supernet infrastructure, leads the world in terms of roll-out speed and customer take-up, according to a new report from global consulting group Arthur D. Little. The report, “Race to Next Generation Fibre – Arthur D. …

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Riyadh named sixth fastest growing travel destination in the world in Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index 2016

Saudi Arabian capital is also ranked the second most popular destination in Middle East and Africa. Riyadh, KSA – Reinforcing its reputation as a rising business and tourism hub, Riyadh has been named the sixth fastest growing travel destination in the world, according to the Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index 2016 which was released recently. Riyadh – with a compounded …

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Telecommunications Regulatory Authority participates in World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly 2016 in Tunisia

TRA is Gold Sponsor for 60th anniversary celebration of the establishment of the standardization sector. The Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) is participating with a high-level delegation at the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA) meeting which started on October 25 in Yasmine Al Hammamat City in Tunisia and will continue until November 3, 2016. The meeting is held every four years …

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Digital Shadows Recognized As One Of World’s Most Innovative Cybersecurity Technologies

Company to be honored at SINET Showcase in Washington, D.C., Nov. 2-3, 2016 Digital Shadows, a provider of cyber situational awareness, has been named one of the world’s most innovative cybersecurity technologies of 2016 in the annual SINET 16 awards. Each year SINET, an organization focused on advancing cybersecurity innovation through public-private collaboration, looks at the most innovative early stage …

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Dubai future foundation announces seven key “future challenges”, open to applications from companies around the world

Directives from HH Sheikh Mohammed – monitored closely by HH Sheikh Hamdan – stress urgency and for cooperation in the quest to achieve the targets of the initiative. HE Al Gergawi: “Dubai Future Accelerators” is the business support system that is most in line with government directives and strategies. Several prominent UAE figures commented on the initiative, including HE Humaid …

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Dubai leads with recycling initiatives in the region along with top 70 cities in the world

Dubai, UAE – Dubai Chamber Sustainability Network in partnership with Dulsco organised the ‘Open Source Circular Economy’ Days. Dubai is the only city in the region to be part of ‘OSCE Days’ among 70 other global cities. The industry experts from Dubai shared best practices with regard to efficiently recycling resources, collaborating with peers and thereby creating a new self-sustaining …

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World’s Top Machine Learning and Data Analytics Experts Come to Doha Qatar

Third annual research symposium to highlight new approaches to valuable data extraction and provide students with hands-on opportunities for machine learning. Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), a national research institute under Hamad bin Khalifa University, and Boeing [NYSE:BA] completed the third annual Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium (MLDAS) in Qatar. Open to students, researchers and industry experts, the event …

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Education for Employment: A Priority for the region and the world

Turkey: 42 per cent of the global youth labour force is either unemployed or living in poverty, with fewer than one in four young people in work in the Middle East & North Africa region*. This ‘Global Employment Challenge’ was one of a number of issues raised in this year’s Macmillan Education Forum, held in Istanbul on 1st and 2nd …

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