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Tag Archives: ICT

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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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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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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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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Canon Announces Participation in Cairo ICT & its Commitment to the Egyptian Market

Now in its 22nd year, the Cairo ICT show attracts more than 500 exhibitors and over 94,000 attendees. Canon Central and North Africa, a world leader in imaging solutions, is proud to announce its participation in the Cairo ICT event. Building on the success of Canon’s involvement in last year event and its strong partnerships in Egypt and wider the …

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Zoho to host its debut user conference in the country to help Bahraini entrepreneurs

Zoholics: Bahrain will be held at Crowne Plaza, Manama from 8am onwards Manama: Tamkeen announced today that Zoho Corp, global providers of cloud-based software, is hosting its debut user conference in the country on November 20 as part of the Global Entrepreneur Week (GEW) 2019. Zoholics: Bahrain will be held at Crowne Plaza, Manama from 8am onwards. The speakers will …

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The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) and OCP Africa unite for the strategic financing, innovation, and capacity building of agriculture in Africa

ITFC and OCP Africa will jointly introduce a new “OCP School lab” campaign in Senegal in November 2019 The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation, (ITFC, International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation) (ITFC-IDB.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, and OCP Africa ) (OCPAfrica.com), a subsidiary of OCP SA, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will cater …

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Estonian President says her country and UAE ‘can help other countries enter digital revolution’

President Kaljulaid is currently visiting the UAE along with a business delegation taking part in the 24th World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi. The UAE and Estonia can work together to help other countries in entering the digital revolution, said the Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid. President Kaljulaid is currently visiting the UAE along with a business delegation taking part in …

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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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Outstanding ministerial confirmations at historic MENA innovation forum

The event steering committee is proud to confirm education, higher education & ICT ministerial participation from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Qatar, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Djibouti and Somalia to join the multiple ministers taking part from the Government of Oman. In September, MENA Innovation 2019 – the high-level forum dedicated to commercial partnerships, ICT innovations and best practices necessary for …

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