Category: Middle East

Internet for all, with Facebook for SIM

In a world where millions of people rely on the Internet for daily tasks, it’s easy to forget that not everyone has instant and reliable access to the World Wide Web. Today, the Internet isn’t accessible for two thirds of the world. Unfortunately, given the low spread of connectivity projected for years to come, it’s […]

Dubai embraces the future with World Expo 2020 win

It’s hard to imagine any city being as grateful a recipient of a World Expo than Dubai when it was unveiled yesterday as the host for 2020’s event. The announcement in Paris triggered fireworks exploding from the Burj Khalifa (the world’s tallest building), and schools even shut down to join the party. As the first […]

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GITEX 2013 is under way – Stay up to date…

The 2013 edition of the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) begins today at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The five day event, running until the 24th, serves as the ICT business, new product platform and innovation gateway to the Middle East, North Africa and the South Asian region. More than 3,500 companies will be represented […]

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What’s up with Mark Zuckerberg? A man on a mission…

He’s a man on a mission, and when the man who created Facebook talks about mobile phones, people listen. In his keynote speech at MWC in Barcelona, he took some time to speak about WhatsApp, and its mission to connect one billion people across the globe. It’s no secret that Zuck’ has seen mobile as […]

Counting down to GITEX 2013 – win an iPad Mini…

The biggest technology gathering in the Middle East region is now only days away. From Sunday, GITEX (Gulf Information Technology Exhibition) will open its doors to over 130,000 delegates from across the world. As well as Gemalto, tech giants such as Accenture, SAP and Cisco will all be in attendance, showcasing the latest products from […]

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