Tuesday , 20 August 2019

Science & Tech

New Purdue University Branch Campus Headed to Education City

By Stephanie Brooks According to Purdue University’s student newspaper, the American university is in the process of signing a contract with the Qatar Foundation for Education to create a branch campus at Education City in Doha. This branch campus would allow Education City students to get bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Aviation Management. Purdue University will be the seventh U.S. …

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MD and CEO of DEWA visits new green building underway in Al Quoz

The construction works on the new green building in Al Quoz are about to be completed shortly. HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, CEO and MD, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ), inspected the building, which is dedicated for the water and civil division at DEWA . This is Dubai’s first government building built according to the highest green …

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Islam Analysis: It’s time to innovate for the poor

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 0n 9 August 2012. Marc McIlhone – ArabBrains In a World where the gap between the haves and the have nots seems to forever be growing wider is there a glimmer of light ? Research into nano-technologies and supercomputing will undoubtedly reap rewards in the future. But what about the here and now? …

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Alliance Storage Technologies Expands Distribution in the Middle East and Africa with Forefront Technologies

Alliance Storage Technologies, Inc. (ASTI) and Forefront Technologies, an IT distributor in the Middle East, have combined their collective strengths to sell and support ASTI’s professional data archiving product line. Forefront Technologies, based in Dubai, is a major IT Distribution operation with a primary focus on Document Imaging Hardware / Storage Systems and Solutions. “The demand for archival storage solutions …

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NU-Q awarded grants for research on media, female sports participation and cross-cultural surveying in Qatar

  Students and faculty to work side by side on research, with funding from the Qatar National Research Fund. Northwestern University in Qatar ‘s efforts to involve both faculty and students in research that is relevant to Qatar and the region received a boost this summer, when the media school was awarded two grants from the Qatar National Research Fund. …

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Middle East IT Managers Need a New Campus Network Approach to Prevent Business and IT Collision

A modern corporate campus network is crucial for unified Communications, cloud computing and virtualization to be a success. However due to shrinking IT budgets, CIOs and IT managers in the Middle East are finding it difficult to balance the cost/ value proposition of campus network solutions and need to look for innovative solutions. The Campus network is the entry point …

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Unlocking North Africa’s Potential through Regional Integration – New AfDB Report

“Unlocking North Africa’s potential through regional integration” is the title of a new report published by the African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org), which examines the key issues and challenges facing regional integration in the North African countries across a number of thematic areas, including: (i) energy; (ii) climate change and environment; (iii) financial sector; (iv) trade facilitation and transport; (v) …

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Avanti announces successful launch of its HYLAS 2 Satellite

Avanti Communications Group plc, the satellite operator, announces the successful launch of HYLAS 2 from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana on Ariane Flight VA208 at 5.54pm local time (9.54pm UK time). “I’m delighted that our second satellite, HYLAS 2, has been successfully launched and is operating under our control. It will now undertake a series of pre-planned in …

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Mobily Taps IBM for Business Transformation In Agreement Valued At About $280 million

Five year agreement helps fastest growing Telecommunications company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to offer improved services to its mobile clients. Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) have announced a 5-year agreement worth approximately $280 million to provide comprehensive IT solutions for the Saudi Arabian company. As the fastest growing telecommunications company in Saudi Arabia, Mobily has experienced …

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HMC Partners with Qatar Independent Technical School on Apprenticeship Scheme

As part of its commitment to nurturing local talent, Hamad Medical Corporation‘s ( HMC ) Engineering Department is working with Qatar Independent Technical School (QITS) on an apprenticeship scheme that aims to attract the best talent among young school leavers and increase the number of Qatari nationals among HMC‘s engineering staff. Robert Smith, Director of Engineering at HMC said a …

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