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The online application serves as a single-window, one-stop shop to view and download smart government services
April 8, 2014 - 10:00 GMT
The new UAE Smart Government App Store has been highly rated by users since its official launch on March 27.

March 30, 2014

Nawras Beach Football Tournament
11:12 GMT

After an exciting finals day, the winners of the third annual Nawras Beach Football Tournament were celebrating with the crowds.

The rise in expenditure is primarily driven by official initiatives to offer more government services online and on mobile platforms
10:51 GMT

Business IT spending in the UAE is forecast to reach $4.36 billion in 2014, increasing 8.3 per cent year-on-year, according to a report from International Data Corporation (IDC).

UAE's government seeks to become an entirely Smart Government by mid-2015 (File Archive)
08:19 GMT

Etisalat is now upgrading smartphone service up to 3g for Emirati customers for whopping $82.

The success of Souq.com and the promising survey results of MasterCard and PayPal have raised more positivity about the acceptance of such e-commerce web portals
06:11 GMT

Souq.com, an aptly named domain for the Arabic term for ‘shopping markets’, was started nearly around a decade ago in 2005 and formed one of the major revolutionising business paradigm for the Middle Eastern region.

March 28, 2014

The store features over 100 smart applications developed by the UAE local and federal agencies to provide services to about 700 customers in a single location.
23:43 GMT

Shaikh Mohammed said: “The aim is to make smart services part of the daily life of the society. The smarter the services are, the happier people become.”

March 27, 2014

Nawras and Ooredoo
06:29 GMT

Ooredoo is set to take its network transformation strategy to the next level, using network sharing to help maximise the impact of its modernisation programme.

March 26, 2014

Mustafa Salameh the first Jordanian to climb Mount Everest
09:16 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics recently granted inspirational Jordanian climber, Mustafa Salameh in his latest adventure, a climb to the North Pole, a Host of its Smart Technologies.

Earth Hour Nawras Customer Care
06:47 GMT

Nawras is taking the pledge to ‘go green’ by participating in Earth Hour for the fifth consecutive year.

March 25, 2014

The new app is designed to curb the frequency of blackouts expected during Egypt's summer months (File Archive)
14:36 GMT

Egypt's Electrical Agency has launched an internet application that is designed to help Egyptians reduce their electricity consumption ahead of the summer blackout season.

Nawras road safety campaign
12:25 GMT

Nawras secured no less than three bronze category awards at this year’s Dubai Lynx Awards for outstanding creativity and approach in communicating its road safety campaign.

Dimension Data
06:34 GMT
(press release)

Dimension Data announced the availability of Cloud Private Network Connection (CPNC) as an add-on service for its enterprise-class Public, Private and Managed Hosting cloud offerings.

The Middle East is a big market for technology and the growth of mobile in the region poses huge potential for us,” she said.
02:34 GMT

In the region, Yahoo has partnered with Egyptian comedian Ahmed Helmy and will be sending him to Brazil during the tournament to provide entertaining Arabic content around football, the firm confirmed.

March 24, 2014

Saudi Arabia's IT market is the largest in the GCC (File Archive/Shutterstock)
13:00 GMT

Saudi Arabia is projected to be the most competitive economy by 2020 due to its integration and development of its IT sector and solutions.

Huawei regional campaign for sports fans
11:26 GMT
(press release)

Huawei has launched a regional campaign aimed at rewarding football fans with the opportunity to see their favorite team live in Spain.

During the Nawras Beach Football Tournament
06:11 GMT

It was a day of intense competition and great sportsmanship, as the third annual Nawras Beach Football tournament kicked off in Sur.