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The ability to turn distance and location into a competitive advantage by hosting applications and data in optimal locations, while ensuring flawless application performance and the best user experience.
September 23, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
The Mena region’s appetite for applications and services being delivered to devices irrespective of geographic location is evident from the region's growing interest in cloud computing


William Xu, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, Huawei
06:48 GMT
(press release)

Huawei released the Global Connectivity Index (GCI), a report that details the commitment and progress that various countries have made in bettering their own connections and the impact it is having on GDP.

September 29, 2014

“It’s a huge market, almost 500,000 smartphones a month are sold out here so getting a share of that is really our first focus point,” he said.
12:29 GMT

He was not coy, however, in suggesting what his former Apple compatriot Steve Jobs would think of the Obi Mobile devices. “Steve being Steve would say, you can do alot better,” he said.

Sony 4D Focus
11:57 GMT
(press release)

Sony sets a new benchmark in photography with the unveiling of its latest ‘4D Focus’ system that enables the camera to detect not only depth (3D) but also time (4D).

Mahara graduation
05:26 GMT

Nawras has honoured successful family members with a graduation ceremony their new customer experience training programme, ‘Mahara’.

September 28, 2014

During the event
10:11 GMT
(press release)

Beecell, the mobile value added services and solutions provider, celebrates 10 years of business, with its services expanding to cover 18 countries, in a gala dinner held at Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel.

05:26 GMT
(press release)

Lenovo, the world’s No.1 PC vendor, has further upped its game this Gitex Shopper after being crowned the top selling vendor in Gitex Spring 2014 in PCs.

Airlines will also need to certify their planes aren't affected by transmission signals before allowing devices to be used.
04:55 GMT

"Basically we are saying you can have it switched on, and it's up to the airline first to allow you," Maragakis said.

September 26, 2014

Apple is facing claims that its new thinner iPhones can bend out of shape in the pocket.
00:05 GMT

Pictures and videos of warped and damaged iPhones swept the Internet as hundreds of users realised their new smartphones were ruined.

September 25, 2014

Hazem Mulhim, CEO, EastNets
09:33 GMT
(press release)

EastNets, a leading global provider of compliance and payments solutions for the financial services industry, will showcase its advanced anti-money laundering (AML) solutions at Sibos 2014.

Jordan has the highest rates of ICT services in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
05:55 GMT

Around 7 per cent of the Kingdom’s population work in the ICT sector, whereas the regional rate does not exceed 4 per cent.

Nawras Dealer event in Dhofar
05:26 GMT

Nawras has recorded impressive sales figures during this year’s Salalah Tourism Festival with a 20% increase in modems, 66% increase in SIM cards and recharge sales more than doubling compared to last year.

The launch of the Passport, which boasts a big square screen and a unique touch-sensitive tactile keyboard, will kick off a frenzied spell for Waterloo, Ontario-based BlackBerry.
04:55 GMT

BlackBerry is set to launch the Passport early on Wednesday in Toronto, with simultaneous events also being held in London and Dubai.

September 23, 2014

Lenovo VIBE smartphones
10:49 GMT
(press release)

Lenovo yesterday announced the latest additions to its VIBE line of premium smartphones in the region – the stunning VIBE X2 and VIBE Z2.

06:15 GMT

ASUS today announced Strix GTX 980 and Strix GTX 970, all-new gaming graphics cards packed with exclusive ASUS technologies.

September 22, 2014

During the event
10:30 GMT
(press release)

In line with Canon Middle East’s efforts to promote sustainable living has partnered with the Emirates Green Building Council to support initiatives in the UAE regarding renewable resources and conservation.