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Etisalat launches first OpenRAN network in MENA Region

The technology is the foundation of next-generation wireless infrastructure driven by innovation and open standards Etisalat announced the successful launch of open virtual Radio Access Network (Open vRAN), becoming the first operator in MENA to achieve this technological feat. By supporting Open architecture, Open vRAN technology accelerates the delivery of mobile networks. Today’s announcement demonstrates Etisalat’s strong commitment to sustaining …

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Renewable energy shaping the future of sustainability

The UAE leads the efforts to adopt the latest innovations that address climate change, mitigate the effects of global warming, and plays a major role in supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030. Renewable energy is key requirement to sustainability, and stands at the forefront of Dubai’s and the UAE’s strategic priorities. The UAE leads the efforts to adopt …

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Growth seen among Qatar’s tech SMEs, says Qatari entrepreneur

Backed by public and private sector support, Qatar’s small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) ecosystem has experienced steady growth in the past years, especially in the technology sector, according to a Qatari entrepreneur. Asked about digitisation and use of technology among startups and SMEs in Qatar, hapondo co-founder Abdulla al-Fadhala lauded the government for providing entrepreneurs with incubation facilities, such as …

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Oman 2020 budget projects modest rise in spending, deficit at 8% of GDP

Oman’s government expects to increase spending this year by 2% Oman’s government expects to increase spending this year by 2% to 13.2 billion rials ($34.38 billion), but its fiscal deficit will remain high at 8% of gross domestic product (GDP), its state news agency said on Wednesday. The government expects a deficit of 2.5 billion rials in 2020, slightly lower …

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Deloitte announces admission of over 60 partners, directors and principals in the Middle East

Over 230 partners from Deloitte gathered in Dubai in early November 2019 for the Middle East’s regional annual partners meeting. The meeting’s theme was “Disrupt the norm” and focused on new pervasive trends such as digital, cloud, analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI) affecting the business environment. Senior partners from the global Deloitte network, including Sharon Thorne, Global Board Chair, David …

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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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Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea to Attend Global Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi

In 2020, Equatorial Guinea will be organizing, and participating in, a series of high-level international roadshows in China, the UAE, the US and Africa. As part of Equatorial Guinea’s Year of Investment Initiative which is centered on driving investment in Equatorial Guinea and Africa’s leading oil and gas-producing economies, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima will …

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Khalifa University achieves new milestones in collaborations, commercialization and research innovations during 2019

Initiatives Further Propel University’s Status as Region’s Prominent, Highly-Preferred and Top-Ranked Academic Institution. Milestone agreements to expand collaborations with national and international partners, pioneering research innovations that have led to commercialization license to benefit the community, new academic programs, and fresh inroads into developing medical professionals to support the regional healthcare ecosystem were some of the key highlights for Khalifa …

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Three e-businesses compete in the final judging round of 5th KIPCO Tmkeen Award for Young Entrepreneurs

KIPCO – the Kuwait Projects Company – and the Youth Empowerment Organization (Tmkeen) held the final judging round to determine the winner of the Fifth KIPCO Tmkeen Award for Young Entrepreneurs. Competing in the final round were three e-media and technology businesses: Drop In (@dropin_kw) – a local concierge application that allows you to place orders from stores near you; …

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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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