Monday , 21 October 2019

Marc Mcilhone

Marc Mcilhone
Marc Mcilhone is ArabBrains' Editor - sourcing news and features content and overseeing the work of the site’s contributors. Marc’s work is informed by his technical background in architecture having worked for some of the UK’s leading practices on projects within the education, healthcare and housing sectors. Marc has a particular interest in how innovators are creating sustainable solutions that have a positive impact on people’s everyday lives. Please email press releases and news to: editor@arabbrains.com

Abu Dhabi announces world’s first Artificial Intelligence university

Graduate students can now apply to Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence with registration set to open in August 2020 Abu Dhabi today announced the establishment of the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence, MBZUAI, the first graduate level, research-based AI university in the world. MBZUAI will enable graduate students, businesses, and governments to advance the artificial intelligence …

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Technical school teams from Ismailia, Sharquia, and Alexandria win top prizes in U.S.-Egypt Entrepreneurship Competition

From over 2,000 applicants, 45 teams reached the final stage to present their plans and prototypes Nine technical school teams received awards for their innovative ideas in the Fanni Mobtaker Innovation Competition sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Ministry of Education and Technical Education, and the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology. The top three prizes …

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Samsung Galaxy partners with YouTube to deliver an uninterrupted viewing and listening experience

Samsung users can enjoy up to 4 months of free, uninterrupted, ad-free access to YouTube Premium, including YouTube Music Premium Samsung Galaxy customers have an exciting reason to celebrate – Samsung Gulf Electronics has partnered with YouTube to offer up to four months of free, uninterrupted, ad-free access to YouTube Premium and its new music streaming service, YouTube Music. As …

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Smart Dubai is developing 30 blockchain projects: PwC

50% of government transactions to be on Blockchain by 2021 Government departments in the UAE are adopting blockchain technologies faster than the private sector, and there are more than 30 projects under development as part of Smart Dubai initiative alone. The UAE has undertaken a broad and multi-faceted blockchain-themed initiative called Emirates Blockchain Strategy 2021, global consultant PwC said in …

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UAE’s Arabtec talks with UBS to advise on potential Trojan merger deal

In September, the Dubai listed contractor said that it has commenced with Abu Dhabi-based construction group Trojan Holding a review of the possibility of combining their construction businesses. UAE’s Arabtec Holding is in negotiations with UBS to appoint the bank as financial advisor to assist the preliminary review and evaluation of a potential business combination with Trojan Holding. In September, …

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ADDED launches new website during GITEX Technology Week 2019

In line with the move to consolidate Abu Dhabi Government Services’ ‘TAMM’ initiative New online portal reflects department’s efforts to facilitate procedures for customers to enable an easier and flexible experience Al Hajeri: We aim to provide smart government services through a common platform in line with Abu Dhabi’s move towards digital transformation Dubai: The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic …

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Jordan: Pio-Tech Sponsors New Trends in Computing Sciences Conference

Under the Patronage of HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan Amman – Jordan: Pio-Tech, the leading provider of Banking Business Intelligence and Performance Management Solutions in the Middle East and Africa, served as the main sponsor of the 2nd International Conference on New Trends in Computing Sciences (ICTCS’19). Held at the St. Regis Hotel & Residence, under the patronage of …

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Technology can save patients even before they reach hospitals

The VR camera will be used by a medical professional in the hospital to assess the condition of the patient in the ambulance Technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality (VR), will soon have a critical role to play in emergency response situations, where every minute saved in diagnosing and planning a course of action improves the chances …

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GCC companies must improve execution of their digital transformation strategies to make significant progress

A survey by Strategy& found that just five percent of companies in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa implemented critical technologies that help to foster digitization While the importance of digitization in business is widely accepted and several corporate leaders believe that it can be a major boost to revenue as well as profitability, the outcomes of companies executing their …

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Investing in Iran’s Education Sector

Iran will still be a difficult market for education sector. ran sits at the cross roads of civilisations. Once the seat of the great Persian Empire with its rich, ancient and enchanting historical narrative, the country still retains a lasting allure. With a large, well educated and young population, a relatively high GDP per capita, and a strategic location, Iran …

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