Wednesday , 20 November 2019

Computing & IT

Egypt: Country Takes Part in Doha Arab Summit

Egypt will take part on 6/3/2012 in the Doha summit which is organized by Arab communication ministers council in cooperation with International Tele-communication Union (ITU).   Egypt is to be represented by Communications and IT Minister Dr. Mohamed Salem.   The summit is aimed at activating the role of the tele-communication in overcoming poverty and creating job opportunities for Arab …

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EastNets Anti-Money Laundering Software Wins 2012 Kinetic Process Innovation Award

NEW YORK, NY and DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, Mar 05, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — EastNets, a leading global provider of compliance and payments solutions, announces today that it has received the 2012 Kinetic Process Innovation Award for excellence in the Banking Technology category. Now in its 16th year, the awards program recognizes excellence in information technology and this year …

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Tunisia: Start Up Index – Unleashing the Potential of Local Innovation

Where do the most game-changing innovations occur? Sometimes, they don’t germinate in the executive boardroom but rather in a small company or even a garage. Think back to the humble beginnings of Apple’s Macintosh. The African Development Bank (AfDB) is looking to galvanize Tunisia’s entrepreneurial ecosystem with a particular focus on small IT businesses in its latest initiative to establish …

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Wikipedia to be free on mobiles in Africa, Middle East

[NAIROBI] Millions of people in Africa and the Middle East will be able to benefit from free, unlimited access to the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia through their mobile phone, starting later this year.

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Egypt and UNECA ink IT deal

Egypt and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) have signed an agreement to boost and maintain cooperation on information and technology projects in Egypt and across the region.

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Maroc Telecom deploys fiber cable to Spain

Moroccan mobile operator Maroc Telecom announced on Tuesday that it has begun deployment of an international high speed fiber optic cable between the North African country and Spain.

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Tunisia: Microsoft Engages Youth in Rural North-West

A group of approximately 105 Tunisian students gathered in Ain Draham (located in north-western Tunisia near the Algeria border) on the weekend of December 16th for a technological forum sponsored by Microsoft.

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Abu Dhabi Uni announces e-learning strategy & on-line courses

In an effort to revolutionize conventional teaching techniques and establish itself as the leading centre for e-learning in the region, Abu Dhabi University has recently announced the implementation of its e-learning strategy with plans to offer undergraduate and postgraduate students on-line courses during this academic year, that follow the standards and regulations implemented by the Ministry of Higher Education and …

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Arabic content losing out to English in Middle East

An electronic exodus of Middle East youth to English internet websites in search of news and entertainment content may be contributing to a decline in the use of Arabic mother-tongue languages across the region.

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Google to help Saudi businesses get online

The “Getting Saudi Businesses Online” initiative will launch later this year, and is expected to be rolled out to other countries in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena). It will be similar to Google schemes elsewhere in the world, such as “Getting British Business Online”.

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