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Petroleum Institute Students Successfully Test Solar Car

The Petroleum Institute (PI) solar car team has successfully tested its solar car on the roads of Masdar City, ahead of its official unveiling in November. PI is flying the flag for the United Arab Emirates (UAE), as one of 20 university teams from around the world competing in the Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge...
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Attitude And Behavior Of Users Towards Cyber Safety And Privacy In The Middle East

ICT Qatar has recently released a study of Internet habits of the users towards cyber Safety and privacy in the Middle East. Mapped against the world average, users in the region they are more supportive of the idea that government authorities should block harmful content online that is ‘racist’...
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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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Mobily Ventures Invests In High-Tech Startups From The MENA Region

Saudi Arabia’s second-largest telecom operator Mobily has established a joint venture with Silicon Valley-based Plug and Play Tech Center to make investments in seed-stage startups in the Middle East. The partnership, the second of its kind in the region, will also help bring international startups...
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The Arab Mobile App Challenge 2014 Is On

Piloted in 2013, the Arab Mobile Challenge is a social, non-profit program that was launched to support Arab youth in their entrepreneurial journey through a competition with a simple format designed to support mobile and tech entrepreneurs through a series of simple steps. With relatively low barriers...
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The Moroccan Internet Users’ Online Habits

The Moroccan telecommunication market is in flux. The unlimited accesses to smartphones as well as the planned launch of 4G services and democratization of ADSL (asymmetric digital subscriber line) this year will accelerate further its development. With this increased access, more Moroccans than ever...
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Seismic Shift In Middle East and Africa Online Ad Spend

Once viewed as the sole preserve of large organizations with significant resources and large addressable markets, the world of advertising is undergoing a seismic shift across the Middle East and Africa (MEA). Internet advertising is playing a key role in this transformation, with IDC forecasting a...
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Middle East Mobile Marketing Stats Q2 2014

Mobile marketing statistics & growth for Q2 2014 seem upbeat and on a strong growth curve. With 4.55 Billion people globally owning a mobile phone and of which 1.75 Billion of them being smartphones, the user base and size of the market is massive. In 16 countries, smartphones are now in majority...
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Latest Statistics And Trends Of Social Media Users In The Middle East

Web design and development agency, Go-Gulf produced the following YouTube video in which they share the latest statistics and trends of social media users in the Middle East region. The only advise we can give you is, make sure you mute the sound as the music sort of kills the excitement of the data...
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Five Innovative Startups In The Middle East

Young entrepreneurs throughout the Middle Eastern region are working together to revitalize their local economies and attracting international investment. The region is increasingly producing startups that are creating companies that will change lives in the MENA region – and the world. The region...
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