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400 registered for UAE Hackathon

SHARJAH: Over 400 people from different walks of life registered in the UAE Hackathon, the country’s biggest data analysis challenge, organised by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) under the theme “Data for Happiness” as part of the UAE Innovation Month in Sharjah. The registration started on Sunday and will continue till the International Open Data Day on March 4.

The UAE Hackathon will raise issues including transportation, traffic congestion, health, education, sustainable development, and gender balance, which are among the priorities of the UAE government to achieve customer happiness. Salem Al Housani, Acting Deputy Director General of TRA – Information and eGovernment Sector, said, “The challenge will help us think and offer creative solutions and ideas for happiness and positivity.”

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