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Saudi Arabia’s IT sector is set to grow 23 per cent from $11.5 billion this year to $14.2 billion in 2017.
October 29, 2014 - 19:55 GMT
Saudi Arabia is set to claim $9 billion worth of cloud-based government services.

October 30, 2014

Vikram Chadha receiving award
10:45 GMT

du’s commitment to providing added value for enterprise customers has earned the company two new accolades from leading industry awards: Best Enterprise Service for its Business Advantage Plan, and Best Managed Service Provider Award from the Telecoms World Awards Middle East 2014.

iPhone 6
07:59 GMT
(press release)

Zain Bahrain, the most innovative operator in the kingdom, today announced it will offer iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the biggest advancements in iPhone history, beginning on Thursday 30th Oct in Zain experience shops.

Mathias Militzer Presents at a Roundtable
05:19 GMT

Speaking to media attendees, Mathias Militzer, general manager, Lexmark Middle East and Africa, highlighted the need for Middle Eastern organizations to optimize the potential in the vast amount of unstructured information.

October 29, 2014

iPhone from Ooredoo
08:39 GMT

Ooredoo today announced it will offer the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the biggest advancements in iPhone history, beginning on Thursday 13 November.

Chris Williams, Dimension Data’s Global Practice Director for the Data Centre Business Unit
08:15 GMT
(press release)

Chris Williams, Dimension Data’s Global Practice Director for the Data Centre Business Unit has written the foreword to a new book Virtualising Oracle Databases on vSphere.

LG 4K ULTRA HD TV
07:19 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics (LG) has long pushed the boundaries of modern technology, putting an equal importance into product quality and design.

October 28, 2014

In launching Apple Pay, the iPhone maker hopes to lock in more customers for its mobile devices by enhancing their overall utility.
13:42 GMT

Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook fired back at CVS and Rite Aid on Monday after the drugstore chains blocked the iPhone maker's mobile payments service.

Ooredoo
11:06 GMT

Following the unveiling of its new brand, Ooredoo is already setting the stage for what’s to come two first-of-their-kind offers in the market for both prepaid and postpaid customers.

Kaspersky
09:39 GMT
(press release)

A Kaspersky Lab survey of global IT security professionals has found that as the rate of stolen mobile devices has increased, the average time for IT departments to respond to this security threat has also grown.

October 27, 2014

Greg Young, Ooredoo’s Chief Executive Officer in Oman
09:05 GMT

Nawras has completed its rebranding journey to officially become Ooredoo, joining over 95 million customers across their markets in the Middle East, North Africa and South East Asia.

October 26, 2014

Millions of people are being spied on by free apps they have installed on their mobile phones, security experts have warned.
14:03 GMT

Technology experts say the warning should serve as a reminder that if an app is free, its business model may involve selling the customer’s data.

October 23, 2014

ASUS
06:32 GMT

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced the GR8, a console-inspired gaming PC that delivers incredible performance in a compact 2.5-liter chassis.

October 22, 2014

Feras Al Shaikh, Director of Consumer Sales, Nawras
11:51 GMT

The latest in the Nawras ‘More’ offers for customers has seen the launch of ‘More International’, giving prepaid customers extra credit on international calls.

October 19, 2014

 “To return iPad to high growth, form factor innovation will be required. We’ll have to wait until 2015 to see if Apple addresses this issue.”
12:49 GMT

Apple Inc’s faster, slimmer iPads come with modest improvements, such as a fingerprint sensor, but some analysts say it offers few other features to wow consumers ahead of a holiday shopping season

ICT experts downplayed the impact of Yahoo’s decision to close its office in Amman, but urged authorities to do more to make Jordan more attractive for international ICT companies.
12:18 GMT

They said the US Internet giant’s decision to shut down its office in Amman before the end of the year — thus terminating 80 jobs and relocating some staff — is part of Yahoo’s efforts to cut down costs in its international operations.