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More than 65 percent of those participating in the survey said mobile banking is an important trend for the future (File/AFP)
July 23, 2014 - 13:09 GMT
The UAE is now ranked as one of the top three countries in the world's online banking sector, according to a technology study. Will it be virtual banking for all in the future?

April 27, 2014

Brett Dawson, CEO of Dimension Data
08:39 GMT
(press release)

Dimension Data, the USD6 billion ICT solutions and services provider today announced that it has acquired 100% of Nexus for an undisclosed sum.

April 26, 2014

Microsoft said it will acquire some 25,000 Nokia employees in 50 countries.
02:26 GMT

More than 4,000 in Finland will transfer to Microsoft and the Nokia headquarters in Espoo, near the Finnish capital, Helsinki, will be taken over by the US giant.

April 24, 2014

Huawei will be designated as the principal sponsor of the Bangalore-based team which is captained by super star Virat Kohli
08:58 GMT
(press release)

Huawei has announced a strategic partnership with the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team ahead of upcoming season of the Indian Premier League, which kicked-off on the 16th April, 2014 in Dubai.

he service is available at participating Western Union agent locations in the majority of the 200+ countries and territories in which the company provides services
08:21 GMT
(press release)

Thuraya and Western Union announced their agreement to offer top-up services for Thuraya prepaid SIMs for voice and data services using the Western Union Quick PaySM service.

Ralph Nimergood, Vice President, Worldwide Partners and Programs for CommVault
08:17 GMT
(press release)

CommVault today announced new enhancements to its Partner Advantage program designed to help channel partners accelerate revenue growth and simplify collaboration.

BT IP Exchange is an interoperability service that enables fixed, mobile, legacy and next-generation networks to interconnect in a way that minimises the cost and technical burden of protocol conversion
08:10 GMT
(press release)

BT announced that it has signed an agreement with VIVA Bahrain, the largest mobile operator in Bahrain and a subsidiary of Saudi Telecommunications Company (STC).

Canon’s range of professional videography cameras includes the C Series which is used by both independent and Hollywood filmmakers for cinematography purposes
07:59 GMT
(press release)

Canon has appointed Media Group International (MGI) to expand its Professional Video business in Qatar within the broadcast and production industry.

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.