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R&M’s New CSR Report Highlights Company’s Achievements in Advancing Ecological Efficiency and Social Accountability

Jean-Pierre Labry, Executive Vice-President of R&M Middle East, Turkey and Africa. Cabling specialist produces new CSR report / 12.5 metric tons of CO2 saved by holding video conferences instead of business trips / Quality a key factor in sustainability. According to the new CSR report by R&M, the Swiss structured cabling specialist, a number of initiatives that have been implemented …

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Arab Education Summit concludes in Amman

The Arab Education Summit concluded earlier this month in the Jordanian capital, after participants from around 15 Arab countries examined the latest issues in technology in education and vocational training, among other topics. At the ministerial opening session of the summit’s last day, Mr Luis Pinto, education business director at JP-Inspiring Knowledge, gave a presentation on how the demand for …

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Qatar: Groundbreaking launch of Alwaseeta

Qatar Intermediate Industries holding Co. Ltd. known as “Qatar Holding” a subsidiary of Qatar Petroleum, unveiled on the 14th of May at a ceremony; its new corporate identity. The groundbreaking ceremony was held under the auspices of HE Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry and the Chairman of the Board. On this occasion, the company …

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A wide Arab participation in the 9th session of Intel Entrepreneurship Challenge MENA

2000 Arab participants. Intel Corporation announced that May 15, 2013 will be the closing date of the registration in the 9th session of the Intel Business Challenge, MENA noting that only 20 technology business plans will compete in the regional finals which will be held in Dubai where only four candidates will be selected from the Arab world to compete …

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MENA Cloud Shift Prompts Transition And Data Storage Challenges

Experts And Analysts Outline Key Issues Ahead Of IDC’s Cloud Computing And Datacenter Roadshow 2013. Dubai, United Arab Emirates: MENA businesses face significant transition and data storage challenges as they look to the cloud for greater efficiency and profits, experts and analysts agree. According to leading IT market intelligence firm IDC, the UAE cloud market alone is set for a …

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QNRF awards $121 million in research funding to national priority projects

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) has announced new research grants worth a total of $121 million today, under its flagship funding program, the National Priorities Research Program (NPRP). The announcement came in the eagerly-anticipated finale of QNRF’s fifth Annual Forum, held this morning at Qatar National Convention Centre, where more than 350 members of Qatar’s research community gathered to learn …

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UAE: Tagetik to Showcase ‘TAGETIK 4’ Software at the ‘Temenos Community Forum 2013’

ABU DHABI, UAE, May 14, 2013: Leading Performance Management solution provider launching ‘Tagetik 4’ software to banks and financial services attending the conference. Tagetik, a global provider of enterprise software solutions for Performance Management, Disclosure Management, Financial Governance and Business Intelligence, today extends the launch of its ‘Tagetik 4 ‘ software at the annual ‘Temenos Community Forum’ – May 14 …

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HCT students on track for shell eco-marathon race; discuss progress on fuel-efficient “made in the UAE” cars with shell technical teams and UAE business leaders

Shell hosted engineering students from the Higher Colleges of Technology , Abu Dhabi Men’s College and Al Ruwais Colleges, to discuss progress on the fuel-efficient cars they are developing to compete in the prestigious Shell Eco-Marathon race, taking place in Kuala Lumpur this July. Senior Shell technical experts and leaders were present at the event to offer students advice and …

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How Technology is Saving Lives in Africa

By: Abiola Alabi For many decades, Africa, and the developing world more generally, has not had access to the medical advancements of the developed world. As a result, lives have been lost and many made worse. Change is on the horizon, however, thanks to private organisations working to update and build world class medical facilities across the African continent. The …

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Etisalat First to Successfully Test Next Gen Wireless Technology in MENA Region

First to demonstrate Voice over LTE and eSRVCC. Etisalat, leading telecom operator in the region, is the first in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA region) to complete the successful testing of Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and eSRVCC (enhanced Single Radio Call Continuity) providing more services to its subscribers over 4G LTE network. The test was conducted along with …

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