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NEWSEgypt’s Forasna and Taskty among regional finalists for MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge

Forasna, a Cairo-based platform for blue-collar jobs and Taskty, an Egyptian online marketplace for home services have been selected as regional finalists for the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge (IIC). The finalists were announced by MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy yesterday. The two Egyptian startups are the only organizations from MENA to have made it to the final sixty for …

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Apple to launch Arabic-only App Store to woo Middle East tech fans

Apple will launch an all-Arabic AppStore service in September, as part of a bid to tap the Middle Eastern technology market. The Arabic language-only AppStore was recently made available to subscribed developers and members of the Apple Beta Software Program, who will test the new system before it is released to the general public in two months time. The launch …

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Digital adoption ‘among top concerns for businesses’

In a similar survey conducted in 2017, just a quarter of the managers agreed that these issues at the top of their list of concerns Digital adoption ‘among top concerns for businesses’ • Digital adoption: 66 per cent (vs 23 per cent in 2017) • Cybersecurity: 63 per cent (vs 24 per cent in 2017) • Financial management: 38 per …

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His Excellency Dr. Amr Talaat to Present Keynote at IDC Egypt CIO Summit 2019 in Cairo

Taking place on June 18 at the Marriott Hotel Zamalek in Cairo, the event will host 300 of Egypt’s most influential ICT leaders as they gather to discuss strategies for succeeding in an era of multiplied innovation and automation. International Data Corporation (IDC) is delighted to announce that His Excellency Dr. Amr Talaat, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, will …

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Arabnet and government oficials join hands to build an innovative nation

‘Building an Innovation Nation’ will take place at 9am on June 12th and will include a series of Ministerial-level discussions Under the High Patronage of His Excellency the President of the Republic of Lebanon, General Michel Aoun and in collaboration with Banque du Liban, the 10th edition of ArabNet Beirut conference launches next week on 12-13 June 2019 at the …

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Zain first operator to offer 5G technology in Kuwait and GCC

Company succeeds in building integrated 5G network on world-class infrastructure Al Kharafi expresses gratitude to H.H. Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al Mubarak and H.E. Minister Anas Al Saleh. Al Kharafi values support of CITRA Chairman and CEO Salem Al Othaina in market outlook for telecom sector leadership. Zain active partner of public sector in contributing to the achievement of “New …

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Saudi’s KAUST first Middle East university to chair Europe’s Supercomputing ISC 2020

The ISC 2020 conference, taking place in June in Frankfurt, Germany will tackle HPC in terms of processing, storage, network, HPC algorithms and applications and the convergence of large-scale simulation with machine learning and big data analytics THUWAL, SAUDI ARABIA: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology’s (KAUST) applied mathematics and computational science professor David Keyes is chairing the International …

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Honeywell launches new Innovation Centre at Abu Dhabi’s Masdar City

The innovation and knowledge-exchange hub is designed to advance digital transformation across the oil, gas, petrochemical and infrastructure sectors Honeywell, the global technology leader, today launched its new Honeywell Masdar Innovation Center in Abu Dhabi in the presence of Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) chief executive officer Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, and senior Honeywell leadership. A new milestone for …

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IDC to provide expert guidance on Artificial Intelligence at Ai Everything 2019 in Dubai

Taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre from April 30 to May 1 Global ICT research and consultancy services firm International Data Corporation (IDC) is delighted to announce that it will be participating in the upcoming ‘Ai Everything 2019’ summit as the event’s official Knowledge Partner. Taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre from April 30 to May 1, IDC …

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Emircom celebrates success of long-standing partnership with Cisco

UAE’s leading systems integrator provides support to cisco connect 2019 as diamond sponsor Abu Dhabi: In line with its continuous efforts to usher the region’s growth in digital technology, Emircom, one of the UAE’s leading systems integrators has proactively supported Cisco in its regional event – Cisco Connect 2019, as an exclusive Diamond Sponsor of the event, which was recently …

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