Sunday , 18 August 2019

Science & Tech

UAE: First Proactive, Multi-Vendor IT Support Service Available On A Global Scale

Dimension Data first system integrator to make proactive, multi-vendor support and maintenance services available to 6,000 clients worldwide. Dimension Data, the global ICT solutions and services provider, today unveiled an enhanced, proactive version of its Uptime Maintenance and Support Services that will help its over 6,000 global clients maximise the availability of their IT estate while optimising their total IT …

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UAE: Bab Al Shabab Re-launches Website

Revamped Portal to Improve User Experience and Better Facilitate Student Needs. Bab Al Shabab, the unique and interactive online engagement platform for university students across the UAE, has revamped its website to improve user experience through offering greater accessibility and ease of interaction for members. The re-designed interface features dedicated tabs for Employment, News, Events and Achievers. Expanding Bab Al …

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4G LTE to boost the Demand for Data Intensive Applications in India, UAE and Saudi Arabia, says Frost & Sullivan

As data traffic surges, India, UAE and Saudi Arabia embrace LTE as the technology of the future. As the demand for mobile broadband services continues to explode, service providers are moving towards faster data networks. With LTE technology offering lower operating costs for mobile data transfer, mobile operators worldwide are progressively committing themselves to LTE network deployments as a path …

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Internet is ‘valuable science resource but can bias discourse’

Online science communication may have surprising effects on readers: while the Internet can help close knowledge gaps, it can also bias public discourse on new technologies, according to an article in Science. The article published last week (4 January) says that US research into public knowledge shows that online news may be helping to narrow the science knowledge gap between …

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Arab Education Summit to take place on 24-26 March 2013 in Amman, Jordan

Under the Official Patronage of The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Ministry of Education Organising Partner The Arab Education Summit is a landmark event bringing together captains of industry and government leaders to ensure the world-class delivery of education, science and technology across the Middle East and North Africa. The Summit is to be held under the patronage of the Jordanian …

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Iranian fungi show promise in cleaning up oil spills

Iranian scientists have isolated local strains of fungi that can digest petroleum compounds and may be useful in cleaning up polluted sites, especially in similar, semi-arid areas. The researchers isolated fungal strains from oil-contaminated sites within the Arak refinery in Iran and found some of them to cut the amount of petroleum pollution in soil by more than half. Although …

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6TH world future energy summit opens in Abu Dhabi today with 30,000 attendees from 150 countries expected

The sixth World Future Energy Summit (WFES), which opens today (Tuesday 15 January) in Abu Dhabi, looms as one of the most important renewable energy gatherings in recent times. More than 30,000 people from 150 countries including world leaders, government ministers, official delegations C-level business executives, academics, scientists, engineers, developers, global companies and entrepreneurs will converge on the Abu Dhabi …

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IRENA launches roadmap to double renewable energy by 2030

International efforts to double the share of renewable energy by 2030 are attainable, but need to accelerate substantially if they are to be successful, according to a new global roadmap launched at the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Assembly in Abu Dhbai. More than 150 countries are attending the two-day assembly, which has become the world’s pre-eminent policy gathering to …

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Orange and Baidu partner exclusively on an enhanced mobile browser for customers in Africa and the Middle East

Exclusive partnership to help drive mobile data adoption in markets where Orange is seeing an increased demand for mobile data and smartphones. – Baidu signs its first global operator agreement with Orange, on an exclusive basis, to co-develop an enhanced mobile browser designed for emerging markets – The new browser, available in Arabic, English, and a French version in development, …

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Al Futtaim wins major MEP contract in Qatar from ASPIRE Logistics

Al-Futtaim Engineering, one of UAE’s leading multi-disciplinary engineering organisations, today announced that its Qatar operations under the name Hamad and Mohamad Al Futtaim has signed a five-year Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) maintenance contract with ASPIRE Logistics. Owned by the Qatar government, ASPIRE Logistics is a strategic business unit of Aspire Zone Foundation, responsible for building, operating and managing sporting …

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