Thursday , 23 May 2019

Science & Tech

Qatar Foundation and Hamad Medical Corporation team up to promote healthy living

An interactive lecture on nutrition was given this week by Hamad Medical Corporation ( HMC ) professionals at Qatar National Convention Centre. Open to Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development employees, individual consultations were also conducted. During Tuesday’s seminar, HMC consultants explained the components of a healthy diet and pressed the need for regimented calorific intake. They also …

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Saudi Arabia puts Energy Efficiency on Radar, says Frost & Sullivan

The construction boom and rising investments in real estate in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), have resulted in phenomenal growth for building technologies such as heating ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC), lighting, and mechanical-electrical-plumbing (MEP) systems in recent years. As all these systems operate on electricity, KSA’s energy consumption has inevitably surged rapidly over past few years. Additionally, economic growth …

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A first for Kuwait: Zain launches ‘Zain Pass’ global Wi-Fi data roaming solution

This follows Group-wide agreement signed with iPass in February 2012 Zain Kuwait customers gain access to over one million premium Wi-Fi hotspots worldwide for smartphone and tablet connectivity Redwood Shores, Calif., Kuwait, September 10, 2012 – iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS), the global Wi-Fi roaming leader for enterprise and telecom service providers today announced that Zain Group (KSE: Zain ), a …

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East Africa’s premier power and water conference highlights opportunities in Tanzania’s utility sector

The East African Power Industry Convention (EAPIC) and co-located Water Utilities East Africa, has highlighted opportunities within the Tanzanian power and water sectors to the more than 300 delegates and exhibitors who are attending the event. During his keynote address this morning, Minister for Water, Honourable Professor Jumanne Maghembe, Minister for Water, highlighted the plans which the government has for …

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Dubai eGovernment prepared to host 26 government entities at its unified stand at GITEX 2012

Dubai eGovernment Department has announced that it has made intensive preparations for its participation in the 32nd edition of GITEX Technology Week, which will run from October 14 to 18, 2012, at the Sheikh Saeed Hall of the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Department further revealed that it has established administrative and technical teams to complete the necessary …

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Emirates and Qantas Announce Major Global Aviation Partnership

Qantas to use Dubai hub – new partnership will link Australia will more than 70 gateways in Europe, the Middle East and Africa Egypt- 6 Sept. 2012 – Emirates and Qantas today announced a new global aviation partnership that will give customers a seamless international and Australian network, exclusive frequent flyer benefits and world‐class travel experiences.[1] Under the agreement signed …

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SAS is part of Leaders Quadrant in Gartner’s latest Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools

  SAS®, the leading provider of business analytics software and services, has been included in the Leaders Quadrant in this year’s edition of Gartner Incorporated’s ‘Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools.’ The company’s SAS® DataFlux® data management technology was evaluated on a number of criteria, including functionality, integration, ease of use, customer support and product road map. According to Gartner, …

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Freelancer.com Launches in French-speaking Africa, Putting the Continent at the Forefront of the Digital Business Revolution

Freelancer.com, the world’s largest online marketplace for outsourcing, launches the French version of its website across the whole of French speaking Africa today, creating the largest online business marketplace in the French speaking world. The site aims to connect French speaking freelancers and businesses across Africa and France in a single online marketplace. Through the site businesses and employers will …

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Training of 30 entrepreneurs from 11 Arab countries competing for the 8th Arab Technology Business Plan Competition

Main entrepreneurs come from: Emirates (UAE), Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Yemen, Jordan, Algeria, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia and Ukraine Dr. Abdalla Alnajjar, president of the Arab Science and Technology Foundation (ASFT) said that ASTF (www.astf.net) organizes, in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, a training course for Arab entrepreneurs, who participated in the 8th cycle of the Technology Business Plan Competition (TBPC), and …

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IBM Strengthens Operations in Morocco with New Branch in Rabat

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the expansion of its operations in Morocco with the opening of an expanded location in the administrative capital, Rabat, effectively doubling its presence in the kingdom. This is IBM’s second subsidiary in Morocco, enhancing the company’s existing Casablanca operation and strengthening IBM’s ability to provide solutions and services to a rapidly expanding base of customers …

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