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There is irony in the very title of the spot-on prediction made by Freedom House, which issued a comprehensive report: “The Struggle for Turkey's Internet.
September 15, 2014 - 22:10 GMT
Only a week after hosting the ninth Internet Governance Forum (IGF), Ankara struck back at criticism of government Internet policies with full force.

September 14, 2014

VIVA-Real Madrid
06:13 GMT
(press release)

VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, announced its sponsorship of Real Madrid Football Club for the coming four years.

Apple is selling out of its stock even after customers took to Twitter to complain of difficulties loading the website to place pre-orders on Friday morning.
04:55 GMT

Suppliers to Apple were scrambling to get enough screens ready for the new iPhones as the need to redesign a key component disrupted panel production, supply chain sources told Reuters last month.

September 12, 2014

“The facility produced one pirated CD every five seconds. This is one of the largest raids conducted by the library in cooperation with the Criminal Investigation Department,” he added.
20:09 GMT

“The facility produced one pirated CD every five seconds. This is one of the largest raids conducted by the library in cooperation with the Criminal Investigation Department,” he added

September 11, 2014

Christina Warren, senior tech analyst at Mashable, said: "The iPod classic is finally dead. RIP little iPod. You remade Apple, changed the way we listen to music, and are one of my top five gadgets."
21:55 GMT

There was no announcement, no solemn ceremony to mark its passing, but Apple has finally killed off its longest-serving gadget, the iPod Classic, just seven years after it was launched.

During the event
08:41 GMT
(press release)

Huawei connected with public sector and business leaders at the IDC CIO Summit discussing the new era of networks and the collaboration opportunities for Government, Transport and Education organizations in Saudi Arabia.

Faycal Saile, general manager, Middle East, Africa and Turkey, Red Hat
07:41 GMT
(press release)

Red Hat announced that it will demonstrate its latest innovations in cloud computing and virtualization technologies at GITEX Technology Week, 12-16 October, 2014.

September 10, 2014

The brand has been co-founded by former Apple CEO and ace marketer John Sculley.
15:09 GMT

“It is just a coincidence that iPhone 6 launching in Mena [Middle East and North Africa] at the same time. We wish Apple much success in the premium mobile device market,” said Sculley.

SAMENA
09:00 GMT
(press release)

SAMENA Telecommunications Council joined stakeholders across the global Internet ecosystem to discuss opportunities, exchange best practices and help shape the evolution and use of the Internet.

Nawras Campus
06:36 GMT

An Ordinary General Meeting OGM of the Omani Qatari Telecommunications Company SAOG, “Nawras”, was held at 3pm on Tuesday 9 September 2014 at the Capital Market Authority in Ruwi.

VIVA’s Chairman, Mr. Adel Mohamed El Roumi
05:26 GMT
(press release)

VIVA announces that His Highness, Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, is the recipient of the United Nations Humanitarian Leader award and Kuwait was named Global Humanitarian Centre in recognition of their social and humanitarian contributions rendered to nations around the world.

September 9, 2014

The iPhone 6 will feature a larger 4.7 inch retina HD screen, while a 5.5 inch model also will be offered.
20:19 GMT

The iPhone 6 will feature a larger 4.7 inch retina HD screen, while a 5.5 inch model also will be offered.

Microsoft
12:12 GMT

Microsoft today unveiled a first look of the new MSN in UAE. Designed from the ground up for a mobile, cloud first world, the new MSN combines premium content from the world’s leading media outlets with personal productivity tools that help you do more.

LG CURVED OLED TV
08:15 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics (LG), with design support from Swarovski, the renowned Austrian jewelry brand and world-leading manufacturer of high-quality crystals, will unveil a one-of-a-kind CURVED OLED TV at IFA Berlin.

ASUS
06:49 GMT

ASUS Middle East announced X99-E WS, a new Compact Electronics Bay (CEB) workstation motherboard based on the Intel X99 chipset and with support for four-way multi-GPU setups.

September 7, 2014

Huawei
09:48 GMT
(press release)

Huawei has launched its latest Ascend Mate7 smartphone at IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin) 2014 with plans to offer the flagship device in the UAE by October.