Category: Middle East

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 […]

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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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 […]

A look back at GITEX

The 2013 Gulf Information Technology Exhibition is all wrapped up for another year. The exhibition was a success on many levels and once again brought forward the world’s leading technology to be on display at the Dubai World Trade Center. The 33rd edition of GITEX, which ran under the theme “let’s Create, Disrupt and Re-imagine […]

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GITEX 2013 – From tweets to iPad minis

After a week of innovative technology demonstrations, packed conferences and inspiring speeches, GITEX 2013 is today drawing to a close. In addition to the end of the exhibition, this day also marks the close of our GITEX iPad Mini competition. Throughout the week, we’ve been on the look-out for the most insightful tweets about our […]

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