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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.

November 21, 2012

05:36 GMT
(press release)

Norton by Symantec released the latest version of its flagship mobile offering, Norton Mobile Security.

Osman Sultan, Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC du
04:46 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD announced that the second networking session in the “Emirates NBD Global Business Series” will be held on November 21, 2012, at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers.

November 20, 2012

Internet giant Google has been asked to stop favouring its own results
10:17 GMT

Internet search giant Google should allow the government to monitor its search code, and stop artificially favoring its own results, a coalition of major competitors has told the US trade commission.

10:04 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics sponsored the third Bands Across Borders concert held at the Cultural Palace in Hussein Sports City.

Ross Cormack, CEO Nawras
09:29 GMT

Nawras is recording the first tangible results of its extensive network Turbocharging Programme with initial survey and testing results collected from Al Amerat this week.

07:56 GMT
(press release)

Less than a month after the global launch of Windows 8, Microsoft showcased the next-generation operating system to customers and partners at the Burj Khalifa.

07:44 GMT
(press release)

Saudi Telecom Company and First Video Company signed an MOU to provide Telepresence and video-conferencing services.

Win a car every week campaign
07:38 GMT
(press release)

VIVA announced the second winner of the KD25,000 prize, the latest addition to the 'Win a car every week' campaign as part of Eid Al Adha celebrations.

07:26 GMT
(press release)

Dell unveiled a series of end-to-end storage portfolio updates designed to advance the Fluid Data architecture and to help customers further optimise data at every point in its life cycle.
07:14 GMT
(press release)

Acer has revitalized its global website,, to provide web surfers with a highly intuitive, touch-optimized interface, along with a look that embodies the brand spirit.

Shaheen Haque, Territory Manager, Middle East and Turkey at Interactive Intelligence
06:37 GMT
(press release)

Interactive Intelligence is launching an e-commerce website that will give customers and resellers fast and easy access to products that complement the vendor’s all-in-one IP communications software suite.

Dell PowerEdge M1000e Blade chassis
06:17 GMT
(press release)

Brocade demonstrated continued momentum in next-generation storage area networking by announcing it is helping to offer the industry’s first complete, end-to-end solution.

November 19, 2012

It's Egypt versus Algeria in a legal battle over telecoms
13:01 GMT

In a battle of the two North African states, Weather Investments, chaired by Egyptian telecoms magnate Naguib Sawiris, launched its $5 billion claim on Monday against Algeria for allegedly inflicting damages to stakes it owned in the Egyptian Orascom Telecom Algerie.

Hackers are targeting Israeli websites over the Gaza offensive
10:39 GMT

As the Israeli offensive in Gaza continues for a sixth day, hack attacks are becoming the new front in the conflict as the Israeli authorities have said that they have deflected millions of cyber-attack.

08:01 GMT
(press release)

3M Gulf has announced its participation at the 2012 edition of Gulf Traffic exhibition, the Middle East’s industry event that focuses on the latest advancements in the traffic, transport and road safety industries.