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A Mobile Network Startup Gets Funding At The Abu Dhabi Media Summit

A new mobile network emergency airtime provider was awarded 37,000 AED and named best start-up in a competition at the Abu Dhabi Media Summit 2013. Comzafrica, which provides emergency airtime to travelers and residents when they need mobile credit, was one of five innovative early-stage media start-ups...
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Middle East Is Witnessing The Technology Revolution

In a session about building strong local ecosystems to achieve global success, Usama Fayyad, Executive Chairman of Oasis 500 and Eric Gertler, Head of the New York City Economic Development Corporation, talked about the challenges and opportunities the Middle East faces in fostering innovation, leveraging...
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Web Inventor addresses Abu Dhabi Media Summit 2013

Affordable internet access is crucial to the growth of developing nations, World Wide Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee said in the opening session of the Abu Dhabi Media Summit 2013. He was speaking via satellite link on the opening day of this year’s Abu Dhabi Media Summit, held under the patronage...
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Bill Gates in Abu Dhabi

If you ever wanted to meet the Microsoft founder, Bill Gates, now you have an opportunity. The 2012 Abu Dhabi Media Summit will open with a keynote address by Bill Gates on Tuesday, 9 October. Consistently ranked as one of the world’s richest men, Gates is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of...
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