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Traffic congestion and journeys in old – and not necessarily reliable – vehicles are a way of life in many parts of the Middle East.
September 1, 2014 - 20:49 GMT
Whether you’re a tourist or a resident, transport challenges are a way of life in the Middle East – just as they are in many other parts of the world. But technology is beginning to have an impact on this space.

May 20, 2014

LG ULTRA HD TV Validation with UL badge
08:43 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics (LG) announced that its ULTRA HD TV (Model :55UB8500) are the first to be validated by UL(Underwriters Laboratories) for delivering color accuracy, contrast ratio and 3D capacities.

Feras at ME HR Awards 2014
08:09 GMT

Feras Al-Shaikh, Director for Consumer Sales at Nawras, has been named as one of the top three HR Champions of Change in the Middle East and North Africa region, at this year’s MENA HR Excellence Awards.

Emirates Telecommunications Corporation
07:12 GMT
(press release)

Etisalat Group, the leading telecoms operator in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, scooped two awards at the prestigious TMT Finance MENA Awards 2014 in Dubai.

It may be compact, but the HTC One mini 2 packs HTC BoomSound technology to deliver powerful, crisp and clear audio that has never been more brilliant
03:55 GMT

HTC, a global leader in innovation and design, unveiled the HTC One mini 2, the latest addition to its renowned HTC One family.

May 19, 2014

He continued that expansion of this ICT would increase the public awareness and would cause a demand change, requiring broadband everywhere in the country.
22:42 GMT

“Iran has unique qualities to be the communication hub the Middle East and on the World Communication Day some projects will be unveiled to increase the international transfer between Iran and Europe.”

“We have been working with Ericsson for a number of years and we consider them one of our trusted industry partners,” said Saleh Al Abdooli, Chief Executive Officer, Etisalat UAE.
22:17 GMT

The deal will enable Ericsson to introduce new technologies and business solutions to Etisalat UAE across a number of different areas including Mobile Broadband.

Gerard Florian, director of product management at Dimension Data
08:38 GMT
(press release)

Dimension Data, the USD 6 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, today announced the availability of Cloud Backup across its global Managed Cloud Platform (MCP) locations.

Marwa Al Farsi, Nawras Proposition Manager – International Segment
06:14 GMT

Nawras has further reduced international call rates to give prepaid customers even more value when calling their country of choice.

EMC Elastic Cloud Storage Appliance
06:07 GMT

EMC Corporation announced the EMC ECS Appliance, a breakthrough hyperscale cloud storage infrastructure that redefines the economic benefits of cloud storage for service providers and customers of any size, in any industry.

May 18, 2014

LG smart appliances that “Chat”
08:48 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics (LG) announced the launch of its premium smart appliances with revolutionary HomeChat messaging service in South Korea.

07:06 GMT
(press release)

Orange Jordan launched its new “Ghair Shekl” line, for the first time in Jordan.

During the event
05:47 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Levant launched its breathtaking 2014 UHD TV lineup in Jordan including the world’s first Curved Ultra High Definition (UHD) TV.

Injazat Data Systems
05:39 GMT
(press release)

As part of its commitment to promoting IT literacy in the United Arab Emirates, Injazat Data Systems recently donated IT equipment and computers to the Sharjah Ladies Club.

May 16, 2014

Bank of Israel officials told "Globes" last week that the strong shekel was a direct consequence of the dollar's weakness on international markets, and drew attention to the dollar-euro exchange rate.
00:44 GMT

Manufacturers Association president, "This emergency requires an immediate response."

May 14, 2014

During the event
12:13 GMT
(press release)

Huawei announced it has successfully upgraded a network infrastructure and deployed a set of its latest IP telephones for UAE-based RSA Logistics, providing the flexibility RSA needs to grow its business in 2014.