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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has unveiled a new smartphone called Fire Phone.
June 19, 2014 - 23:18 GMT
It’s smaller than leading Android phone, but larger than Apple’s iPhone. Bezos calls the screen, measuring 4.7 inches diagonally, ideal for one-handed use.

April 23, 2014

Communication hub: Viva Bahrain and BT announce a global partnership (File/AFP)
10:54 GMT

BT and Viva Bahrain have teamed together to build a Global IP Exchange interoperability hub in the micro-state.

Acer Iconia A1-830, a 7.9-inch Android tablet with a stylish and stunning design, fast performance and vibrant IPS display are sure to be a hit with the consumers
08:37 GMT
(press release)

An Acer survey reveals that 45 percent of UAE residents use GITEX shopper to purchase all their IT products.

Sean Connor, General Manager of PLUG INS
07:53 GMT
(press release)

PLUG INS has confirmed its participation at the spring edition of GITEX Shopper with a series of value added consumer focused offer.

Alan G. Bunte, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, CommVault
07:49 GMT
(press release)

CommVault today announced that it has extended its relationship with Rackspace Hosting, the open cloud company, to improve managed backup services.

April 22, 2014

Spending on electronic goods went up by $1,361 per household (File/AFP)
12:52 GMT

Household spending on electronic items has jumped by over 62 percent, according to a consumer survey.

During Business Help Roadshow, du’s experts from billing, technical and sales teams for both mobile and fixed services will be at hand to attend to any customer concerns
12:12 GMT

du has announced an unique initiative called Business Help Roadshow.

The solutions, Trend Micro Heartbleed Detector, a Chrome browser plug-in, and an Android mobile app, are accessible in the Chrome Web Store and Google Play app store, respectively
09:10 GMT
(press release)

Trend Micro Incorporated today announced the release of two free Heartbleed scanners for computers and mobile devices.

The lightweight Dell Venue 8 Pro runs Windows 8.1, has a bright HD IPS display, advanced connectivity options and provides long battery life
08:05 GMT
(press release)

Dell will unveil an expanded range of mobile and tablet solutions at GITEX Shopper 2014.

Marwa Al Farsi, Nawras Proposition Manager, International Segment – Consumer Marketing
07:53 GMT
(press release)

Nawras is offering customers an extra two hours of international off-peak call time to stay connected with friends and family overseas.

Ahmed Naeemi; Head of Sponsorship & Exhibition Committee of the Bahrain International e-Government Forum 2014 and Hamad Al-Saii; Public Sector Manager, Microsoft Bahrain
05:30 GMT

Microsoft Bahrain held from 21 to 23 April at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Spa under the Patronage of H.H. Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa.

April 21, 2014

du provides employees with a stimulating work environment, and myriad opportunities for professional and personal development
11:23 GMT

du is set to participate in Careers UAE, to be held from 22-24 April at Dubai World Trade Centre, for the eight consecutive year.

The global study surveyed 1,700 consumers, IT workers, chief information officers, and government officials in Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and the United States
09:00 GMT
(press release)

Enterprises worldwide are expected to spend nearly $500 billion in 2014 to deal with issues caused by malware deliberately loaded onto pirated software.

April 20, 2014

The seminar titled ‘Improve your Business by Moving to the Cloud’ was aimed to help Dubai SME companies learn about adopting state-of-the-art information technology (IT) solutions
11:47 GMT

Dubai SME and Microsoft recently organised a joint seminar on how SMEs can improve and grow their businesses by embracing Cloud Computing.

The GTX 760 GPU is greatly desired by many gamers for being the performance sweet-spot, while Striker GTX 760 Platinum’s DirectCU II cooling
08:18 GMT

ASUS announced Striker GTX 760 Platinum, a brand-new gaming graphics card powered by the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 graphics-processing unit (GPU).

The two sides worked on providing a smartphone service that gives notifications to Umniah’s customers on new job vacancies or any preferred ones available on
07:30 GMT
(press release)

Umniah has entered a strategic partnership with to provide Umniah’s customers with a smartphone app that gives them notifications on new job vacancies.