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By Mohamed Alaa and Sara Aggour With the government constantly announcing new plans to develop its information and communications technology sector, Daily News Egypt sat down with Intel’s regional business director for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META), Frederico Carvalho, to discuss potential opportunities in the market, the future of tablets, and big data …
Egypt is capable of penetrating global technology market, with company spending 25% of revenues on scientific research and development
Daily transaction rate has gone up from 1,000 per day by the end of 2009 to over 1m, says CPIO
Start-up companies Agzakhana and Bakam have managed to attract investment and expand their services regionally, supported by creative ideas. Youth and technology are the two shared factors between the start-ups; both founders are under 30 years of age and the services they offer fall within the bounds of the technology sector
We will rely on the unified licence (mobiles-landlines-internet) to attract customers, says CEO Mohamed El Nawawy
Saudi Arabia’s STC topped the ranking with its brands worth $4.9bn, while Telecom Egypt and Mobinil ranked ninth and tenth
Ebrahim ElSafadi sells space for brand logos on his website
These institutions include the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and the European Investment Bank (EIB)
A total of 4,500 factories to resume operations in Egypt, says economic expert
Development project aims to build a community centre out of cheap, durable material
Egypt ranks 10th in A.T. Kearney’s 2014 Global Services Location Index
Ages of tablet users vary between 20 and 55 years old, consumer behaviour firm noted
Hotline to be established to receive complains from citizens and keep them informed of their ration supplies, said MCIT
Project is expected to advance the efficiency, control, and lifecycle of the power stations.
YouTube has partnered with “hundreds of major and independent” music labels for the new service
The marketing campaigns launched by the Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with Google include the Arab countries, which represent 20% of the incoming tourism traffic, and the nations of Europe, which represent 72%.
Hatem Dowidar has led Vodafone Egypt for a five-year period which has been the most difficult in the history of the telecommunications sector in the Egyptian market, facing major challenges and unprecedented changes.
Reuters – Viva Kuwait reported a more than six-fold rise in annual profit on Monday as the mobile telecommunications operator increased its customer base by a third. The Saudi Telecom Co (STC) affiliate made a net profit of KWD 24.25m ($86m) in 2013, up from KWD 3.87m a year earlier, according to its website. Viva, which competes with Zain and …
US companies such as Yahoo Inc, Cisco Systems Inc, Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc threaten the cyber-security of China and its Internet users, said the People’s Daily on its microblog, in comments echoed on the front page of the English-language China Daily.
The new technology could represent a significant feature for its Skype online chat service
Entrepreneurship “accelerator” sees its largest class of graduates to date
Facebook said the performance of the initial group of video ads in the United States has been strong, but declined to elaborate.
The Centre offers training in all things design, so young designers can build their brands and compete internationally
Just two years ago, the Canadian firm had a 40% share of the Indonesian market, shipping more than 600,000 handsets per quarter in a country once known as “BlackBerry Nation”.
The e-commerce website stated that this come as part of its “commitment towards shaping the country’s e-commerce industry and its budding online entrepreneurs”
Cellcom was forecast to earn ILS 86m shekels on revenue of ILS 1.18bn, according to a Reuters poll.
Fibre-optics could leap-frog Africa into the future
Reuters – Hewlett-Packard Co said it plans to invest more than $1bn over the next two years to develop and offer cloud-computing products and services. The company said it will make its OpenStack-based public cloud services available in 20 data centers over the next 18 months. OpenStack, a cloud computing project that HP co-founded, provides …
Under the changes, spouses of people with H-1B visas who have applied for permanent residency ‘green cards’ can also apply for permission to work.
Much of the hiring is in sensor technology, an area Chief Executive Tim Cook singled out last year as primed “to explode”.