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Tech and Education

Advances in tech and academia, start up news

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Despite the ubiquitous presence of tablet computers in movies and television, not to mention advertisements, a Nielson survey reports that only 5% of Americans...

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Abu Dhabi conglomerate ATIC (the Advanced Technology Investment Company) has announced plans to take its stake in Globalfoundries, a microchip developer, from 87% to...

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At the recent Abu Dhabi Telecoms CEO Summit, the CEO of Etisalat, Nasser bin Obood announced a planned upgrade to 4G, along with other...

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Technology bloggers are scrambling to make sense of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ comments about new developments on his company’s Kindle e-reader.  He made several...

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Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has decided to purchase an additional 5.42% stake in Rotana Media, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Coast region’s largest media...

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Despite a 31.5% decrease in earnings over the first quarter of 2011, SingTel remains confident about its long-term investment in Indian telecom Bharti.  The...

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In an effort to disrupt UberMedia’s growing hold on Twitter-related companies, Twitter has all but finalized a deal to purchase Tweetdeck for a reported...

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Istanbul is set to host the Global Summit of Women 2011, and Malaysia is sending a 60-person delegation to the conference.  Led by the...

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There are 4 recipients of New York University Abu Dhabi’s second round of research funding, totaling Dh58.8 million in grant monies. The first round...

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Once one of the most recognizable names in the telecommunications industry, Nokia has been forced to lay off an additional 7,000 international workers in...

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Though foreign investment in Malaysia has increased from 1.4bn in 2009 to almost 9bn in 2010, a World Bank reports that there might be...

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Several Gulf Coast countries scored high on a poll run by HSBC about the friendliness of their nations.  Despite recent political unrest, Bahrain scored...

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Google is actively attempting to break into the worldwide $300bn a year online travel industry.  While the US and Europe have long since been...

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South Korean mobile phone users will get an advance chance to purchase Samsung’s new smartphone, the Galaxy S II, before its worldwide debut in...