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86% Of UAE Based Travelers Say Their Smartphone Is “Very Important”

Expedia.com®, one of the world’s largest full service online travel sites1, and Egencia®, the business travel brand of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), last week released the results of the 2014 Expedia®/Egencia Mobile Index, a global study of mobile device-related behavior and preferences among...
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IBM’s Chef Watson Does Cognitive Cooking

Ever wanted a computer to help you decide your dining menu? IBM’s Chef Watson comes to your rescue. Chef Watson is based on the Jeopardy-winning computer that IBM showed off in 2011 and was programmed by Florian Pinel, a senior software engineer at IBM. It communicates with the app via the internet....
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Smart Sustainable Technology Display By Panasonic At GITEX

At GITEX 2014, the Middle East’s leading technology show, Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) is showcasing a spectacular product line-up that syncs with futuristic smart living. Panasonic highlights its smart business technology through a display of sustainable living solutions and...
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Want A Smart Leather Case For Your iPhone 6?

Dutch accessory maker Mujjo design a multi-function case for your iPhone 6 to hold 2 or 3 of your essential cards to help eliminate bulky pockets. It’s been crafted from vegetable tanned leather in black or chestnut, waxed and treated with aniline oil, provides a protective wrap while the back...
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MENA Consumers Use Web More Than TV For News

There is a strong appetite in the Middle East for high-quality news content in different formats and a desire to see trustworthy news from a number of different perspectives, according to a new survey carried out by Deloitte on behalf of The Associated Press. Entitled “Spring Tide: The new era for...
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MBC Group’s Twitter Dominance During Ramadan 2014

We are once again proud to be partnering with Meltwater, a leading Online Media Monitoring company, to bring to you the below infographic relating to people’s online engagement with MBC Group’s TV shows during the month of Ramadan. The series monitored, which appeared on MBC 1 and MBC Masr,...
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Awesome Deals At GITEX 2014

Shoppers are inundating the Sheikh Saeed Halls at Dubai World Trade Centre in search of the latest consumer electronics products on offer by the world’s top tech brands and retailers at GITEX Shopper 2014. The annual sales extravaganza extends to almost everything, from the latest smartphones, tablets,...
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Have You Used Facebook’s New Privacy Tool?

Facebook knows that many of its users are concerned with how their content is shared and has taken steps to simplify the process by which users can manage and control who they’re sharing with. Earlier this month, Facebook released a new privacy checkup tool that popped up when users visited the site. You’ll...
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GITEX Shopper 2014 Opens To The Crowds

Thousands of eager shoppers queued outside the Dubai World Trade Centre this morning, awaiting the official opening of GITEX Shopper 2014, conducted by His Excellency Helal Saeed Almarri, Director General, Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) and CEO, Dubai World Trade Centre. ...
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Abu Dhabi Named Host City for the First Round-the-World Solar Flight by Solar Impulse 2

Abu Dhabi, capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will be the start and finish of the first solar-powered flight around the world, which co-founders and pilots, Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg are planning to undertake in March 2015 with Solar Impulse 2. The announcement was made in New...
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Trend Micro Mobile Security Introduces Apps to Block Mobile Malware Before Download Completion

Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global developer of cyber security software, last week announced the availability of the latest versions of its consumer mobile security solution, Trend Micro™ Mobile Security for Android and iOS. Trend Micro Mobile Security is the first mobile security...
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PAYFORT Launches pay@store Service in Egypt

PAYFORT, the leading online payment service provider in the Arab world, announced yesterday the launch of its pay@store service in Egypt. The new service will help to bring the benefits of online shopping to millions of unbanked Egyptians, all while boosting Egypt’s e-commerce industry by allowing...
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