Sunday , 26 January 2020

Science & Tech

Women constitute over 60% of the science fields in the Arab world, lectures Dr. Dajani

During her visit to Zayed University. UNESCO International Literacy Prize winner, and 12th out of 100 most influential Arab women, Dr. Rana Dajani was recently hosted at Zayed University Abu Dhabi campus to lecture students about the five roles she plays in life. She advised the young students how to find their passion and to pursue their dreams while referring …

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Hub71 launches region’s first Microsoft Reactor programme to build technical skills

Abu Dhabi-based tech start-up ecosystem also welcomed 17 new start-ups, taking the total number to 35. Hub71, Abu Dhabi-based tech start-up accelerator, launched the region’s first Microsoft Reactor programme and welcomed 17 new start-ups to its network as it widens its entrepreneurial ecosystem. Microsoft Reactor – an initiative by tech giant Microsoft – is a platform that enables interaction between …

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UAE takes a lead role to promote sustainability

The UAE renewed its commitment in finding innovative solutions to minimise the impacts of climate change and save the planet. The UAE leadership announced far-reaching initiatives during the recently-concluded Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, which included the Irena General Assembly, the Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum, the Future Sustainability Summit, the World Future Energy Summit, and the Zayed Sustainability Prize. The …

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UAE’s digital display space set to get a makeover in 2020

Multinational and local brands at SGI Dubai 2020 unveiled their latest LED walls and digital signages Digital signage, textile printing and LED signage machines dominated the SGI Dubai exhibition space. Visitors to the show were treated to some of the latest technology in the signage and wide-format printing sector particularly in the segments mentioned earlier. The show which is going …

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Tech spend in Bahrain outside IT department creates opportunities: survey

Cybersecurity is now a top priority for business leadership and is an area of increasing importance for boards who are dedicating more time to this objective: KPMG. Almost two-thirds (63 per cent) of organisations now allow technology to be managed outside the IT department, a shift that brings with it both significant business advantages and increased privacy and security risks, …

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World Future Energy Summit opens today

We show you our most important and recent visitors news details World Future Energy Summit opens today in the following article. The World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi opens today (Jan. 13), with organizers leading by example to show how even small changes can make businesses more environmentally sustainable. The four-day event incorporates sustainability initiatives across its operations, ranging …

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8 Egyptian Tech Startups Participate at CES 2020

ITIDA, which is the executive IT arm of the ministry of ICT in Egypt is funding the local startups’ participation to attract big global companies and investments as part of the agency’s mandate to help these companies enter the global market to scale up their operations. With a focus on disruptive and emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality …

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IBM services introduces two data centers in the UAE to help accelerate customer journeys to hybrid cloud

Organizations will be able to integrate their new local cloud environment with their existing IT infrastructure and different cloud environments IBM Services today announced two IBM Data Centers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), one in Abu Dhabi and the other in Dubai, to provide cloud managed services to enterprises and help accelerate their journey to hybrid cloud. IBM Services …

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Why Middle East cities should worry about climate change

Several areas in the MENA region could begin to experience periodic floods in coming years. The impact of climate change on human civilization will be “incredibly disruptive,” yet as long as the issue is viewed as a “slow-motion crash” people around the world will continue to underestimate its magnitude and urgency. That warning by Jonathan Pershing, climate envoy under the …

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Renewable energy shaping the future of sustainability

The UAE leads the efforts to adopt the latest innovations that address climate change, mitigate the effects of global warming, and plays a major role in supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030. Renewable energy is key requirement to sustainability, and stands at the forefront of Dubai’s and the UAE’s strategic priorities. The UAE leads the efforts to adopt …

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