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A third of Qatari Internet users will harness WhatsApp to find out the latest news, compared to 21% of online expats.
December 24, 2014 - 13:26 GMT
For the first time, a study of Internet users in Qatar has explored the usage of emerging social media channels, alongside more established networks.

December 19, 2012

Instagram's new terms and conditions has upset many users
03:00 GMT

The popular smartphone app Instagram, recently bought by social-network behemoth Facebook, has aletered its terms and conditions, allowing the company to use photographs without the creators permission.

December 18, 2012

Marco Gerazounis, Senior VP Middle East North Africa & Turkey, Software AG
10:55 GMT
(press release)

Creating Value from Big Data" is the theme of Computerwoche magazine's competition, Big Data 2012.

Nawras wins Best Corporate Website Oman 2012 from KWD Webranking
09:53 GMT

Nawras has recently been recognised as the best corporate website in Oman for investor relations by industry analysts KWD Webranking Middle East Survey 2012.

Share prices for Apple have dipped below the $500 mark for the first time
07:45 GMT

Share prices for Apple have dipped below $500 for the first time, after a high of over $700 a share since the company's flotation on the stock market earlier this year.

Iran has been hit by another cyber attack similar to one that severely damaged the country's oil industry last year
07:36 GMT

Iran has been targeted by a cyber attack which is similar to a malicious virus that severely disrupted the country's oil industry earlier this year.

Telecommunication Regulatory Authority
04:50 GMT
(press release)

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of UAE honored the various government authorities.

December 17, 2012

App downloads for smartphones have hit 81 billion
12:22 GMT

Mobile application storefronts have collectively distributed a total of 81 billion smartphone and tablet apps as of end-September 2012, according to a report.

Daily Web activity, UAE
11:02 GMT
(press release)

A recent Kaspersky Lab survey on the daily Internet activities has revealed the UAE users are more likely to use a variety of online services to communicate and amuse themselves.

Apple fans may be disappointed in the UAE as stocks run low
07:14 GMT

You might have to be quick if you want an iPhone in the UAE as data packages are pushing up demand for the smartphone.

Bassem Bouzid,Regional Vice President & General Manager - Enterprise Services HP Middle East, Mediterranean and Africa
06:50 GMT
(press release)

HP today announced that banks, retailers and telecom operators can now boost the cost-effectiveness of their card operations with PowerCARD payment management software.

December 16, 2012

Jacky's Electronics
08:58 GMT
(press release)

Jacky’s Electronics announced that it has become an Apple Authorised Reseller offering the complete range of Mac, iPad and iPod products along with a wide range of accessories in store.

Share prices for Apple dropped on poor sales of the iPhone in China
08:22 GMT

Stock prices for tech giant Apple dropped significantly over the weekend after poor sale performance in China.

Maktabi Mobile office communications for small businesses
05:27 GMT
(press release)

Nawras is introducing Maktabi Mobile, the first combined mobile voice and mobile data package in Omanfor start-ups and small businesses.

Bahrain national day
04:44 GMT
(press release)

VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing telecom operator, announced today the launch of a special promotion for its prepaid and postpaid customers in celebration of the Bahrain national day.

Nawras store opening at Muscat Grand Mall
04:31 GMT

Nawras is setting a new standard for telecoms in the Sultanate with the unveiling of its new concept flagship store on the ground floor of Muscat Grand Mall.