AngelHack Dubai: A Big Success

As we reported earlier this week, on May 23-24, 2014 the Cribb organized and hosted AngelHack Dubai, an event that is part of the largest hackathon series in the world. The Dubai Angelhack event witnessed: - 100 attendees (40 overnighters) - 23 teams - 5 tech workshops - 9 winning prizes from seed funding...
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Google Glasses Will Be Used To Issue Traffic Fines In Dubai

Dubai Police has announced plans to use Google Glasess to issue fines to motorists and identify wanted cars. The wearable tech, compatible with both Android and iOS platforms, comes with a display that mirrors the effect of a 63.5cm HD screen placed 2.4 metres from the user, and features a 5MP camera. Dubai...
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Here Comes Middle East’s First AngelHack!

The Spring 2014 AngelHack aims to be the largest hackathon series in the world, with more than 6,000 developers participating across 30 countries, including the UAE. On May 23-24, AngelHack comes to Dubai, where developers, designers and entrepreneurs are invited to participate alone or as a team for...
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The Future of Connected Devices In Middle East And North Africa

There will be four billion connected devices by 2020 across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, according to a new forecast by Frost & Sullivan, a research company based in the United States. Such items include gadgets and home appliances with access to the internet and the ability to...
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‘Tap N Go’ When You Pay For Your Next Coffee – An NFC Sticker Payment Solution

Mashreq has introduced the country’s first NFC (Near Field Communication) Sticker solution and is set to redefine the world of mobile payments. The Tap n Go Sticker makes low-value purchases exceedingly simple by converting any mobile phone of any generation into a credit card that can then be used...
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Dubai Customs Develops Amphibious Lab-Vehicle To Detect Illicit Substances in Dubai Creek

Dubai Customs will launch a first-of-its-kind amphibian mobile laboratory, equipped with high-tech solar-powered devices to detect hazardous and prohibited substances in Dubai Creek and its surroundings. The project highlights Dubai Customs’ keenness to adopt innovative initiatives and ideas that can...
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Google Street View Car Comes To Dubai

Google Street View cars have been spotted collecting data around Dubai. Google Street View is a technology featured in Google Maps and Google Earth that provides panoramic views from positions along many streets in the world. It was launched on May 25, 2007, in several cities in the United States, and...
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Dubai Based Games Developer Gears For The Launch Of Its First Title

The Middle East gaming market size is estimated approximately at $1BN in terms of revenue across software and hardware sales, as well as online subscriptions and micro-transactions. The growth is estimated at 10% year-on-year. Over the past year the gaming sector in the Middle East has gone through a...
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Social TV Comes To Middle East

Social TV is changing our cyber-living-room with increased interactivity with the content through internet. In a broad term Social TV refers to technology that supports social interactions among viewers by the use of social media. In an attempt to bring back the social aspects of television lost since...
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3Doodler -World’s First 3D Pen Arrives In UAE

Appealing to hobbyists, artists, designers, architects and educational establishments, 3Doodler allows the creation of amazing 3D objects without the restrictions of complicated software or advanced artistic abilities or design training. Limited only by the user’s imagination, the 3Doodler requires...
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