Benya empowers African youth through technology challenges such as the Africa IoT & AI Challenge
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Egypt’s e-finance sponsors Pafix for seventh consecutive year
The cooperation agreement was signed by ITI head Heba Salih and Matt Britten, President of Google, for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. The signing took place via video conference, and was witnessed by Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat.
The two ministers discussed ways to enhance Egyptian-French cooperation in a number of communications and information technology (CIT) fields. The talks focused particularly on capacity building, providing support for entrepreneurship, as well as research and development in the field of artificial intelligence (AI).
Talaat pointed out that an ambitious programme for capacity-building has been launched with the aim of providing knowledge of artificial intelligence to all segments of society. As part of this, a comprehensive programme will be launched to educate all government employees on the uses of AI, to make government operations more efficient and transparent.
Egypt has potential to improve healthcare system particularly with youthful population, says Mostafa
Results from the Roadblocks to Scale survey indicate that while there is still work to be done, advances in data discovery and management, skills training, and AI explainability are driving the rate of AI adoption faster than many predicted.
Cairo, Tokyo enjoy longstanding, diverse economic cooperation, says official document
Radwan added that the Ministry of Communications has completed and opened the lab last December, to be transferred to the NAC later, to become a large centre for research and development.
In the words of many industry heavyweights, artificial intelligence (AI) is the “new electricity”. Researchers have made tremendous strides in building the ultimate “seeing, hearing, and understanding” machine in recent years. But, while many are referring to AI as the new electricity, others are calling big data the “new oil.” Big data is often referred …
The scope of cooperation between the two countries according to the terms of the MoU, which extends for three years, includes human capacity building, supporting innovation and entrepreneurship, artificial intelligence (AI), and digital transformation.
Microsoft’s attendance at Cairo ICT 2019 will follow the theme of “Trust, Transform and Innovate – for the future of Egypt”, reflecting the company’s commitment to empower Egypt’s people, businesses and government to achieve more.
Determining the benefits for artificial intelligence (AI) projects is difficult and confusing, but increasingly important
Governments must be able to separate the relevant from the insignificant and the public from the confidential to ensure effectiveness and excellent stewardship. Analytics is the key to unlocking the true AI value hidden in this ever-growing data.
“One of the toughest challenges in payments is separating good transactions made by account holders from bad ones attempted by fraudsters without adding friction to the process,” said Melissa McSherry, senior vice president and global head of Data, Risk and Identity Products and Solutions, Visa
Thales plans to increase investments in Egypt
The cybersecurity skills shortage has long been a problem, according to recent report by the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) which found that the gap in skills shortage is growing. The report found that IT groups have once again stated cybersecurity skills represent the biggest area they experience a problematic skills shortage in. The percentage of …
The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) signed an agreement with Valeo Egypt worth EGP 21m to be implemented over the coming three years, in order to foster innovation and research in digitisation and artificial intelligence (AI). The agreement was signed by Maha Rashad, the acting CEO of ITIDA, and Wael Abouelmaaty, Valeo Egypt’s general …
One big motivator of new AI drive, China
Trends to watch in AI market in 2019 include commercialisation of promising technologies, growth of new application markets, changes in hardware architectures, infrastructure to support AI deployments, and continuing evolution of business models, public policy issues
The verdict should be reviewed only by judicial entities, says Egyptian lawyer
Misr Al-Qawia, Turkish President Erdogan strongly condemned rulings, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern
Largest confirmed death sentence in Egypt’s history continues to draw international condemnation
The human rights group cites UNHCR as saying that fewer than 10% of the detained refugees are ever released into the community