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App to track Ramadan community fridges in UAE

June 1, 2017

Having troubles locating the nearest Ramadan sharing fridge? Volunteers looking to provide the underprivileged with food and water this holy month can now use a free mobile app to locate the sharing fridges across the UAE.

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When taking a joke seriously will get you very far in your business life

December 10, 2016

The idea came out of a joke to be honest," AlZubair says candidly. "When the UAE Ministry of Energy announced that they would be deregulating the fuel prices, me and my team asked if we should do an app for fuel prices, and we all laughed saying that it would not be a successful app.

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How Selfies and Wearables Are Transforming Hajj

September 8, 2016

Lost in Mecca, Tarek AlZubair wandered around Islam’s holy city for 15 minutes a few months ago. He couldn’t find a designated area to carry out ritual washings required before prayer.

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AUS student creates apps to calculate GPA and buy and sell books

June 9, 2016

University students across the UAE can enjoy two new apps directly targeted at them. My GPA Calculator and Bookswap have been created by American University of Sharjah (AUS) student Tarek Al Zubair and his friend and mentor Ali Khawaja, Instructor in Management.

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SME profile: An appetite for apps tailored to the Emirates

February 6, 2016

Noticing the wide popularity of WhatsApp, the Emirati Tarek Al Zubair wanted to create something just as innovative, but more local. The result was Synergistics, which has come up with gas station locators and prayer times.

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