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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 10, 2012

Shaheen Haque, Territory Manager, Middle East & Turkey at Interactive Intelligence
09:30 GMT
(press release)

Post recession the trend that companies in the Middle East have been following has been to reassess their operations and examine where efficiencies can be made without reducing productivity.

Samsung Series 5 ULTRA Touch
08:22 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, today announced the availability of its new Windows 8-ready Samsung Notebook Series 5 ULTRA Touch in the UAE.

Peter C. Geytenbeek, of TripWire with Ajay Singh Chauhan of Comguard
07:26 GMT

Comguard announced that it has partnered with Tripwire to offer best-of-breed IT security and compliance solutions to protect enterprises, governments, government agencies.

December 9, 2012

Nawras celebrates winning Customer Service Provider of the Year 2012
10:20 GMT
(press release)

Nawras is celebrating after receiving the ‘Customer Service Provider of the Year’ award at the annual CommsMEA Awards in Dubai.

Trend Micro
07:38 GMT
(press release)

Trend Micro is announcing that global customers of Amazon Web Services are able to take advantage of highly optimized security solutions from Trend Micro for their AWS deployments.

Maha Al-Balushi, Nawras BlackBerry Specialist
05:11 GMT

Nawras is now offering unlimited use of BlackBerry Messenger and email to all prepaid BlackBerry customers as part of a special three month promotion to help customers get more from their service.

During the event
04:59 GMT
(press release)

VIVA announced that it held an honorary ceremony for the distinguished memorizers of the Holy Quran and awarded the winners in the youth category with monetary prizes during a ceremony.

Smart TV
04:56 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics has launched the world’s first interactive Smart TV apps designed specifically for children.

During the event
04:35 GMT

Nawras has successfully installed a fibre optic connectivity solution at the German University of Technology in Oman to provide voice and high speed internet across the entire new campus in Halban.

December 6, 2012

Ding ding, round 2! Apple and Samsung back in court
09:02 GMT

Tech giants Apple and Samsung have reportedly returned to a US court so that a judge can review a jury's decision to award Apple 1.05 billion dollars in damages.

Huawei
08:19 GMT
(press release)

Huawei was honored this week as “Middle East Vendor of the Year” during the seventh edition of the CommsMEA Awards 2012.

Eyad Shihabi, MD HP ME
07:11 GMT

HP announced new and enhanced Information Optimization Solutions that help enterprises manage, understand and act upon the variety, velocity and volume of organizational data to drive maximum Return on Information.

Samsung GALAXY S III mini
06:54 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, today unveiled the GALAXY S III mini, a compact version of its successful flagship smartphone, GALAXY S III.

Representatives from Qtel, Nawras in Oman, Nedjma in Algeria and Wataniya Kuwait celebrate at the CommsMEA Awards 2012.
04:27 GMT
(press release)

Qtel and Qtel Group have continued their successful awards season, receiving four major awards at the seventh annual CommsMEA Award Ceremony held in Dubai this week.

December 5, 2012

Salman Al-Badran, VIVA's CEO
11:26 GMT
(press release)

VIVA announced that it is on the verge of officially releasing the iPhone 5 to its customers.