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2009-07-03 13:00:00

CAIRO, July 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Competition begins today in Cairo for 444 students from 124 countries and regions at the Imagine Cup 2009 Worldwide Finals. Now in its seventh year, Imagine Cup is an annual Microsoft Corp. competition that challenges students around the globe to use their creative genius to build technology solutions that can help address some of the world's toughest challenges. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) This year, the students'...

2009-06-26 13:54:00

CAIRO, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In a Telephone Interview with Mr. William Bo' Fielding, Managing Director of Phoenix Intelligence Support Inc. - Anti Piracy Unit, Mr. Fielding discussed the outcome and results of a 30 day trip to Africa and The Middle East that took him, together with his delegation of experts, through Jordan, Egypt, Dubai and Mogadishu, Somalia. Mr. William Bo' Fielding, the Managing Director of Phoenix Intelligence Support Inc. - Anti Piracy Unit, is somewhat of a modern...

2009-06-24 11:25:00

U.S. - Egyptian business relations at an all time high; more than a dozen companies from across the globe have now set up offices in Egypt - focused around technology and research and development WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The strength of the relations between the U.S. and Egypt on a business level has never been better, and Egypt is primed to increase the volume of its IT/ITES exports to US$1.1 billion by 2010. This was the message communicated by His Excellency Dr. Tarek Kamel,...

2009-06-23 15:15:00

Working Together with ITIDA, Stream will Train and Employ 1000 Employees in its Newly Opened Cairo Facility BOSTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stream Global Services, Inc., (Amex: OOO), a premium provider of customer care and business process outsourcing (BPO) services for Fortune 1000 companies, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Egyptian Information Technology Development Agency (ITIDA) to employ and train more than 1000 Egyptian employees in its Cairo...

2009-06-16 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) and New Giza for Real Estate Development - an Egyptian company building a luxury, mixed-use community near the base of the famous pyramids - today announced plans to develop the MGM Grand New Giza. All equity funding for the development will be provided by New Giza for Real Estate Development. MGM MIRAGE will provide management services and brand fees through MGM MIRAGE Hospitality. Conveniently located 40 minutes from the...

2009-06-11 10:33:00

Strategic Collaboration between Cisco, Xceed and Information Technology Industry Development Agency Marks Next Phase of Cisco's Commitment in Egypt CAIRO, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Egypt's minister of communication and information technology, Dr. Tarek Kamel, joined executives from Cisco, Xceed and the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) to formally inaugurate an international contact center for Cisco(R) customer service and support. The new contact center is already...

2009-06-01 06:30:00

CAPE CORAL, Fla., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- While the world is focused on President Obama's historic trip to Egypt, author Mr. Pat offers a different point of view in his new nonfiction book, "Project Egypt: A Politically Incorrect View" (published by AuthorHouse). Mr. Pat argues that Egypt is a brutal dictatorship, not the republic our politically correct politicians would like us to believe. Religious insurrection and political challenges to the men in power is routinely put down by military...

2009-05-20 09:16:00

People and skills availability, financial attractiveness and business environment establish Egypt as world's 6th most attractive offshoring location CAIRO, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Egypt has emerged as the 6th most attractive offshoring destination according to the 2009 A.T. Kearney Global Services Location Index(TM) entering the top 10 for the first time. The report analyzes and ranks countries for locating outsourcing activities including IT services, contact centers and back office...

2009-05-20 11:26:00

CAIRO, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Intelligence Support Services, Inc. - Anti Piracy Unit, Managing Director Mr. William "Bo" Fielding, announced today that the new solutions, that will be presented by Experts and Participants are "immediate short term solutions", as well as long term policy models that will combat the growing scourge of criminal piracy in the world's most vital trade routes and waterways using new operative models which will mark the Beginning of the End to Piracy in...

2009-05-14 08:00:00

Egypt's rating drops a further 1% as it continues to combat software piracy CAIRO, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Egypt continues to make progress in combating software piracy as highlighted by its reduced software piracy rating in the sixth annual Business Software Alliance (BSA), IDC Global Software Piracy Study. The report sees Egypt's 2008 rating drop a further one percent on the previous year, with levels reducing to 59 percent, and a total fall of 10 percent since 2003. This is the fifth...


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