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Ministry announces three initiatives to improve Egypt’s digital economy
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.
Atef Helmy says 16 submarine cables are currently passing through the country
Much of the hiring is in sensor technology, an area Chief Executive Tim Cook singled out last year as primed “to explode”.
The array of Chromebooks coming to market included the first one from Lenovo aimed directly at the consumer market. China-based Lenovo is the world’s leading personal computer company.
Two-year agreement aimed at developing investment services
Country is still lagging behind in development of ICT infrastructure, report notes
Satellite will serve industrial, agricultural, mineral, planning and environmental fields in Egypt, says cabinet spokesman
Google took a step in that direction this week with the acquisition of Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones that can help boost Internet access to remote areas.
A smooth launch is crucial for Samsung, which reported its second straight quarter of profit decline earlier this month as margins in the key smartphone business come under growing pressure from cheaper Chinese rivals.
The company hired 10 employees with hearing disabilities to serve similarly disabled clients
Protocol will ensure quick response to traffic emergencies, improve transportation system, Helmy says
The aim of the blog is to communicate with the public regarding the country’s economic situation, the ministry says
Telecom Egypt says the Tuesday outage occurred due to damage in a communication cable
Company says its “Helix Ultra” is the most advanced oil yet
If the report is accurate, wearers will be able to use the watch for making voice calls and for surfing the net, with or without a smartphone
Security experts advise consumers and businesses to either replace computers running Windows XP or upgrade to modern versions of Microsoft’s software
Apple’s legal team vowed to prove that Samsung flagrantly copied iPhone features and should pay more than $2bn in damages, as the two smartphone giants squared off anew in a California courtroom.
It has been waiting to launch a new mobile operation that would complement an existing joint venture with Vodafone and compete with the sector’s two other players.
Fuel subsidies account for a fifth of state spending, but one cash-strapped government after another has resisted attacking the wasteful system, fearful that raising fuel prices could spark unrest.
At the World Telecommunications Development Conference, Atef Helmy calls for international cooperation on issues of privacy, digital identity, and cybersecurity
Souq, Jumia, Amazon and Facebook the most commonly used online shopping websites
Governments argue that by keeping data at home, they are improving the privacy and security of their citizens.
The agreement expected to increase Egyptian IT exports by around $20m, according to a ministry statement
Entrepreneurs developed an unmanned mine detector, an educational cartoon, and a smartphone add-on that helps the blind detect obstacles – among other things
The strategy should benefit both public and private ICT consumers, minister says
The move allows developers to create apps for smartwatches, the first phase of the Android Wear platform.
The iPad 4 is available at $399 for the 16GB Wi-Fi model and $529 for the 16GB Wi-Fi + cellular model at the four major US carriers – AT&T Inc, Sprint Corp, T-Mobile US Inc and Verizon Communications Inc.
The Ministry of Communication and Information technology signed a protocol with the Ministry of Education to develop the technical and industrial education system