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Android Leads The Middle East Market

The usage of tablets and continues to increase worldwide as shipments surged 142.4 percent compared to last year. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), the Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker shows 49.2 million tablet units were shipped in the first quarter of 2013. A reason for the strong...
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Are You LinkedIn With The Recruiter

You’ve probably been through this scenario in your next job hunt: “You’ve polished your resume with your latest and relevant professional credentials. You send it to prospective employers, and hope to hear back soon. Post waiting for 3 weeks you decide  to follow up with a call; you get either...
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How Do People In The Middle East Use Traditional v/s Online Media

Northwestern University in Qatar has released preliminary findings from a Pan-Arab survey showing that although web users in the Middle East support the freedom to express opinions online, they also believe the Internet should be more tightly regulated. Researchers surveyed 9,693 adults in eight Arab...
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The Next, and Overlooked, VC Opportunity: The Middle East

Venture capital is ignoring the Middle East for all the wrong reasons. Ultimately, playing it safe will cause them to yield new opportunities. I’ve interviewed over 150 impressive, young entrepreneurs and engineers throughout the Arab world. Many have visited the States (or would like to visit),...
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How Is Social Media Affecting Employment And Business In The Arab World

A survey conducted by the Governance and Innovation Program of the Dubai School of Government examined the effectiveness of social media in promoting social advancement, job creation and business growth across the Arab region. Data collected from close to 5,000 respondents in Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi...
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Arabnet Digital Summit Dubai

Largest Gathering Of Digital Experts In The Middle East To Be Held In Dubai

Starting off on June 24, it is largest gathering of digital professionals and entrepreneurs in the Arab world. The 3-day conference will take place in Dubai and bring together more than 1,000 attendees and 100 speakers “The Middle East represents one of the fastest growing digital markets in the world,...
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Jobs UAE

Emiratisation goes digital with new online job portal

In a move designed to accelerate the pace of Emiratisation in line the latest trends in online recruitment, Careers UAE Exhibition has launched a user-friendly job portal as an all-in-one hub where the needs of job seekers and recruiters intersect. Many companies have already indicated their desire to...
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Blackberry Q10 For The Keyboard Lovers Comes To The Middle East

Are keyboards relevant to smart phones nowadays? For BlackBerry, a company that practically invented the QWERTY phone, the answer could prove pivotal to its future. You can see how much BlackBerry understands that when you pick up the Q10, the first phone with a physical keyboard to run BlackBerry 10. Meticulous...
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Students on Laptop

A School In Lebanon Has Spent $1.15 Million On Macbook Air Purchases

All Lebanon High School students will have a new Macbook Air laptop in their hands this fall after the Lebanon school board approved a one-to-one technology initiative at Tuesday’s board meeting. “We’re not wagging the dog; we’re not leading the pack,” O’Rourke said....
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Dubai Earthquake

Its An Earthquake: Twitter Users Go Frenzy In Dubai

Source: The UAE was among the countries that felt the aftershocks of an earthquake that hit Iran on Tuesday. Tremors were felt across the Gulf, including in Dubai and Doha, and also in New Delhi in India, as the 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Iran. According to the US Geological Survey,...
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Ooredoo Launches Qatar’s First 4G Network

Ooredoo today announced the official launch of its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network, bringing the country’s fastest-ever Mobile Broadband experience to life. Ooredoo is launching the service on a phased basis, with 4G speeds initially available in Doha and the Sealine district, and plans are in...
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NASA Brings Space App Challenge To UAE

On 19 April 2013,  some of the UAE’s brightest tech stars will gather in Abu Dhabi to take part in the Gulf region’s first ever Space Apps Challenge. The International Space Apps Challenge is an international mass collaboration focused on space exploration that takes place over 48-hours...
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