Tag Archives: ICT

Acer Middle East celebrates 27 years of excellence in technology in the region

Reaffirming its leading role in breaking barriers between people and technology Dubai: Reaffirming its leading role in breaking barriers between people and technology and continuing to open up new possibilities for consumers and businesses alike, Acer – one of the world’s top ICT companies, recently celebrated its 27th anniversary in the Middle East. Over the years, Acer has continued to …

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Cisco inspires young girls to pursue STEM education

The event was led by Cisco executives and is designed to inspire young girls to consider an education and career within STEM industries :Cisco recently hosted its annual Girls Power Tech event in its Dubai office, aimed at introducing young female students to the technology industry through interactions with advocates in the field. The event was led by Cisco executives …

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Key Content Confirmed For Upcoming MENA Innovation 2019 in Oman

The forum will facilitate the today-necessary exchange of ideas, ICT innovations and administrative best practices as but examples, key to effectuating the MENA region’s push for a definitively ‘future-proofed’ education infrastructure. The purpose of this year’s forum, held under the patronage of the Oman Ministry of Higher Education, is to proactively assess the opportunities and challenges that the global economy’s …

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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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Hamad Bin Khalifa University to sponsor MIT SciTech 2019

Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) is to participate in the upcoming Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) SciTech Conference 2019, taking place from April 19-21 at the Samberg Conference Center in the United States, under the theme of Envisioning the Future: Cities of MENA. MIT’s Arab Student Organization (ASO) reactivated the event in 2018 to convene a global network of students, …

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Coding drive reaches 1mln people

1,025,971 participants completed courses in the MakeCode, JavaScript, and Python programming languages The Misk Foundation, a non-profit philanthropic foundation, recorded more than one million participants in the second edition of Saudi Codes, the largest initiative of its kind ever held in the Saudi Arabia, at an event in Riyadh. The courses in the MakeCode, JavaScript, and Python programming languages were …

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Gartner predicts global IT spending to reach $3.8 trillion in 2019

Global IT spending is anticipated to increase by 3.2 percent and reach $3.8 trillion in 2019 due to growth in the cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), and data centre markets. According to Gartner, spending is shifting from mobile devices to the cloud and data centres. “Despite uncertainty fuelled by recession rumours, Brexit, and trade wars and tariffs, the likely scenario …

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Microsoft Supports 4000 Startups Across The MENA Region

One of Satya Nadella’s vision as Microsoft CEO is to empower every organization and individual to achieve more. One of such’s is empowering startups with microsoft technologies to realise their visions. In Africa, Microsoft is realizing this through the Microsoft 4Afrika initiative. Various programs like the BizSpark program (now Microsoft for Startups) and the recently launched Head Start program support …

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Bahrain targets ICT to become fintech hub

Bahrain’s Economic Development Board (EDB) has made the kingdom a data destination for Amazon Bahrain’s Economic Development Board (EDB) has made the kingdom a data destination for Amazon and is now keen to leverage the Kingdom’s telecoms connectivity and IT knowledge pool to become a regional fintech hub, said a top official. Khalid Al Rumaihi, CEO of EDB, was addressing …

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Huawei gears up for “Huawei Day Bahrain 2018”

H.E. Eng. Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammad, Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications will be the guest of honour as Huawei shines spotlight on 5G, Safe Cities and other digital transformation drivers in Bahrain Manama, Bahrain: Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, will be hosting the “Huawei Day Bahrain 2018” on 02 October …

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