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AUD the First University in Dubai to Get Smart Chip Attestation of its Certificates

The American University in Dubai (AUD) became the first university in Dubai to start applying the second-generation ‘Smart Chip’ attestation of its certificates. The move aims to link the database of the university with the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research’s, and maintain the data of students, their certificates, transcripts and previous credentials in the database of the …

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GE Joins Pearl Initiative in Bid to Strengthen Pipeline of Female Talent in GCC

GE, an advanced technology, services and capital company dedicated to innovation in the areas of energy, health, transportation and infrastructure has joined the Pearl Initiative, a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to influence the thinking of business leaders in the region as a lead business partner. GE will collaborate with the Pearl Initiative on a GCC-wide research programme on women in …

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New global coalitions for green tech solutions

By T. V. Padma – SciDev.Net The global community needs three kinds of new ‘coalitions’ of countries that can spur innovations and cut down costs in green technologies, and deliver affordable energy to all people, says Kandeh Yumkella, chief executive officer of the UN Sustainable Energy for All initiative. Yumkella told the 14th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit last week (6—8 …

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The Challenge returns to test the fitness of Qatar’s students

Excitement is mounting among middle school children with the approach of The Challenge, Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar’s (WCMC-Q) physical fitness contest for schools. The Challenge is part of WCMC-Q’s Sahtak Awalan campaign, which aims to improve the health of the nation in line with Qatar National Vision 2030 and the National Health Strategy. The inaugural event was held …

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IT Experts Play Critical Role in the New Business World

Etisalat is summit partner at 7th annual IDC CIO Summit Today, the role of IT professionals has evolved and is critical to bring in transformation in the new business world, said Abdulla Hashim, senior Vice President, Digital Services, Etisalat UAE. Etisalat along with the other summit partners announced the 7th IDC CIO Summit at a press conference held today. Mehdi …

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Global Scan Technologies invited to speak at the Middle East Geospatial Forum

Global Scan Technologies (GST), a leading provider of remote sensing and geographic information system services, was one of the main speakers invited to the Middle East Geospatial Forum, held in Dubai in February. The programme brought together speakers from the Government, IGOs, commercial sectors, and end user agencies to discuss the current situation regarding acquisition and application of Earth observation …

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Oman: Technology offers hope for young Arabs: study

Eight out of 10 young people in the MENA region are optimistic about their prospects in the coming year, although 45 per cent of employed young people are not doing the work they would like to do, according to a new study published. The extensive new online survey, ‘New Horizons: Young, Arab and Connected’, was commissioned by Ooredoo to provide …

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Focus on Migration: A tech ‘wiki’ site could improve lives

By Max Martin – SciDev.Net Wikipedia is probably the best example of a website that allows users to share and edit information in real time. But several other sites based on the ‘wiki’ model provide a sharing platform specifically for technologies that could help improve lives in the developing world. One such site, Appropedia, is aimed at collaborative solutions in …

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ITG 2014: New Provisions, New Horizons

Amman- Jan 22, 2014 Integrated Technology Group (ITG) – a global IT solution provider and leading expert in Education Technology – has recently held its general assembly to review 2013 achievements and mandate for the creation of the new strategic vision for 2014. The Assembly has been hosted in the Intercontinental Hotel Amman. ITG’s President and CEO – Mr. Walid …

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ITG’s Educational Platform “EduWave” the Top Searched Word on Google

Google – the world’s biggest web search engine – released its annual global zeitgeist report, highlighting 2013’s most searched for terms. Google announced “Noor” project as the most searched word in Saudi Arabia for 2013. “Noor”, which is based on ITG’s EduWave Platform, is considered one of the largest education projects in the region, and has been deployed in the …

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