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Which are the top 5 best places to work in the Middle East?

The program compiled data of over 65 employers across the region. Novo Nordisk and AstraZeneca, two pharmaceutical companies, Vodafone, a telecom company, GSK, a pharmaceutical company and Tamkeen Technologies, a software company, are the top five best companies to work in the Middle East, according to the Best Places To Work programme. The findings of the program show that key …

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Hub71 launches region’s first Microsoft Reactor programme to build technical skills

Abu Dhabi-based tech start-up ecosystem also welcomed 17 new start-ups, taking the total number to 35. Hub71, Abu Dhabi-based tech start-up accelerator, launched the region’s first Microsoft Reactor programme and welcomed 17 new start-ups to its network as it widens its entrepreneurial ecosystem. Microsoft Reactor – an initiative by tech giant Microsoft – is a platform that enables interaction between …

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Tech spend in Bahrain outside IT department creates opportunities: survey

Cybersecurity is now a top priority for business leadership and is an area of increasing importance for boards who are dedicating more time to this objective: KPMG. Almost two-thirds (63 per cent) of organisations now allow technology to be managed outside the IT department, a shift that brings with it both significant business advantages and increased privacy and security risks, …

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8 Egyptian Tech Startups Participate at CES 2020

ITIDA, which is the executive IT arm of the ministry of ICT in Egypt is funding the local startups’ participation to attract big global companies and investments as part of the agency’s mandate to help these companies enter the global market to scale up their operations. With a focus on disruptive and emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality …

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IBM services introduces two data centers in the UAE to help accelerate customer journeys to hybrid cloud

Organizations will be able to integrate their new local cloud environment with their existing IT infrastructure and different cloud environments IBM Services today announced two IBM Data Centers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), one in Abu Dhabi and the other in Dubai, to provide cloud managed services to enterprises and help accelerate their journey to hybrid cloud. IBM Services …

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VR, AI and robotics will influence the careers of the future

Over next three decades, new technologies are expected create jobs that do not exist today. The findings of a new study titled ‘Future Skills for Business’  were that 47 percent of the people aged between 16 and 24 believe that one day they will work in a role that doesn’t exist yet. “Only 18 percent think they are equipped with …

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Microsoft gears up for Ignite The Tour event in Dubai

Practical insights into the future of Cloud, data, IoT and Artificial intelligence technologies. Microsoft Ignite The Tour proved to be a big hit with the region’s developers when it hit UAE shores last year where delegates gained access to the guidance of top industry experts, who walked them through the latest in cloud technologies and developer tools. “It is a …

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‘Building a 5G world’: EITC Hosts 2nd Annual Global Certification Forum 5G MENA workshop

With 5G now a reality in the region, the one-day event focused on future opportunities that will arise from next generation connectivity. In cooperation with the Global Certification Forum (GCF), Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) has hosted the second annual GCF 5G MENA workshop under the theme: ‘Building a 5G world’. The forum explored how regulators, network operators, manufacturers, and …

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13 teams from Mideast take part in Huawei ICT contest

Bahrain’s team placed second in the competition. Thirteen teams comprising a total of 39 students from across the Middle East have competed in the final of the Huawei Middle East ICT Competition 2019-2020, held at Huawei’s global headquarters in Shenzhen, China. Over the course of 2019, the competition attracted more than 21,000 student registrations from 437 colleges and universities in …

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NTI and VMware sign MoU to develop ICT skills in Egypt

NTI and VMware collaborate to equip the next generation of IT professionals with skills. Partnership supports the ICT vision of Egypt’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. VMware and Egypt’s National Telecommunication Institute (NTI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish NTI as the VMware IT Academy regional lead for the Middle East and Africa. The initiative will …

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