HE Dr. Saleh bin Muhammad Al Nabit, President of Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA), affirmed that the State of Qatar has scored an important achievement and has a pioneering experience in the online census, to become at the forefront of countries that adopt new technology to complete the comprehensive census project according to the highest international standards. HE Dr. Al Nabit stated that the electronic census is carried out in conjunction with the field census,…"PSA President: Qatar is pioneering in adopting technology for completing census"
The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) has wrapped up its virtual forum on “New Technologies and Digital Transformation”, organized last week by MOTC’s Digital Industry Department, represented by the Digital Transformation of SMEs Program, in cooperation with the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA). The forum was held virtually, in line with the precautionary measures to combat Coronavirus (COVID-19), and some 240 people attended it. The forum highlighted the role of…"MOTC Wraps Up Forum on “New Technologies and Digital Transformation”"
Qatar University’s College of Engineering (QU-CENG) and The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in the fields of academic, research and student training and support in terms of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) today. The MoU was signed by QU President Dr. Hasan Rashid Al-Derham and Mohammed Ali Al-Mannai, President of CRA during a ceremony held at the QU headquarters and in the presence of officials from both institutions.…"QU AND CRA SIGN A MOU FOR ICT RESEARCHING AND EXCHANGING RELATED EXPERIENCES"
The State of Qatar has deposited its instrument of accession to the agreement establishing the Arab Communication and Information Technology Organization at the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States. The document was deposited Monday at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the University by HE Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the League of Arab States Ambassador Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al Sahlawi, in the presence of Director of the Treaties…"The State of Qatar Agrees on Establishing Arab Organization for Communication and Information Technology at Arab League"
Expo 2020 Dubai has concluded its digital Space Week, the first of its ten thematic weeks offering a preview of some of the diverse exhibitions, initiatives and conversations that will be brought to life at Expo 2020 in October 2021. Coinciding with World Space Week 2020, the event probed the benefits, solutions and challenges of exploring beyond our planet’s orbit, bringing together some of the brightest stars in space travel and exploration. Reem bint Ibrahim…"Expo 2020 Dubai concludes digital Space Week"
New York, Big tech stocks are continuing their Icarus-like flight path, and more sharp declines for them are dragging Wall Street toward a third straight loss on Tuesday, the Associated Press (AP) reported. The S&P 500 was down 2.1% in midday trading, after dropping as much as 2.5% shortly after the U.S. market opened. Big names that were the main reasons for Wall Street’s rocket ride back to record heights were among the heaviest…"Technology stocks keep stumbling; Nasdaq down 8% in 3 days"