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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.

September 11, 2014

During the event
08:41 GMT
(press release)

Huawei connected with public sector and business leaders at the IDC CIO Summit discussing the new era of networks and the collaboration opportunities for Government, Transport and Education organizations in Saudi Arabia.

Faycal Saile, general manager, Middle East, Africa and Turkey, Red Hat
07:41 GMT
(press release)

Red Hat announced that it will demonstrate its latest innovations in cloud computing and virtualization technologies at GITEX Technology Week, 12-16 October, 2014.

September 10, 2014

The brand has been co-founded by former Apple CEO and ace marketer John Sculley.
15:09 GMT

“It is just a coincidence that iPhone 6 launching in Mena [Middle East and North Africa] at the same time. We wish Apple much success in the premium mobile device market,” said Sculley.

09:00 GMT
(press release)

SAMENA Telecommunications Council joined stakeholders across the global Internet ecosystem to discuss opportunities, exchange best practices and help shape the evolution and use of the Internet.

Nawras Campus
06:36 GMT

An Ordinary General Meeting OGM of the Omani Qatari Telecommunications Company SAOG, “Nawras”, was held at 3pm on Tuesday 9 September 2014 at the Capital Market Authority in Ruwi.

VIVA’s Chairman, Mr. Adel Mohamed El Roumi
05:26 GMT
(press release)

VIVA announces that His Highness, Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, is the recipient of the United Nations Humanitarian Leader award and Kuwait was named Global Humanitarian Centre in recognition of their social and humanitarian contributions rendered to nations around the world.

September 9, 2014

The iPhone 6 will feature a larger 4.7 inch retina HD screen, while a 5.5 inch model also will be offered.
20:19 GMT

The iPhone 6 will feature a larger 4.7 inch retina HD screen, while a 5.5 inch model also will be offered.

12:12 GMT

Microsoft today unveiled a first look of the new MSN in UAE. Designed from the ground up for a mobile, cloud first world, the new MSN combines premium content from the world’s leading media outlets with personal productivity tools that help you do more.

08:15 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics (LG), with design support from Swarovski, the renowned Austrian jewelry brand and world-leading manufacturer of high-quality crystals, will unveil a one-of-a-kind CURVED OLED TV at IFA Berlin.

06:49 GMT

ASUS Middle East announced X99-E WS, a new Compact Electronics Bay (CEB) workstation motherboard based on the Intel X99 chipset and with support for four-way multi-GPU setups.

September 7, 2014

09:48 GMT
(press release)

Huawei has launched its latest Ascend Mate7 smartphone at IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin) 2014 with plans to offer the flagship device in the UAE by October.

A Chinese factory that supplies Apple with parts has been operating with violations of basic standards for health, safety and environmental protection, an investigative report said Thursday.
05:55 GMT

Asked about the report,Apple said that it audits the plant regularly and works with its operators to raise standards and implement best practices.

Awal IT Services
05:45 GMT
(press release)

AWAL IT Services, the leading IT services provider, announced its participation as the Summit and IT Services Partner in the Saudi Arabia CIO Summit 2014.

September 4, 2014

06:25 GMT

Nawras has launched their new 4G/LTE Home Broadband services for prepaid and postpaid customers – the first in the Sultanate to do so.

Jassim Mohammed Al Jasmi, General Manager, Human Resources at wasl Asset Management Group
05:55 GMT
(press release)

wasl Asset Management, one of Dubai’s largest real estate organisations, announced the continuation of its partnership with the American University in Dubai (AUD) by providing scholarships to school graduates.