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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has unveiled a new smartphone called Fire Phone.
June 19, 2014 - 23:18 GMT
It’s smaller than leading Android phone, but larger than Apple’s iPhone. Bezos calls the screen, measuring 4.7 inches diagonally, ideal for one-handed use.

September 11, 2012

Blue Coat Systems
08:36 GMT
(press release)

Blue Coat Systems, the market leader in Web security and WAN optimization solutions, today released its findings on this type of attack during the 2012 Olympic Games.

Waleed Al Sayed, Chief Operating Officer, Qtel
05:52 GMT
(press release)

Hundreds of Qtel customers will take part in one of the region’s largest tests of a ultrafast 4G Long-Term-Evolution network.

September 10, 2012

SAMENA Telecommunications Council
10:36 GMT
(press release)

The SAMENA Telecommunications Council has announced that it is embarking upon one of the South Asia – Middle East – North Africa region’s most unique policy assessment initiatives.

08:21 GMT
(press release)

Polycom unveiled Polycom Adoption Services, four newservices designed to help enterprises rapidly accelerate user adoption and the returns on their investments of Polycom RealPresence video solutions.

07:41 GMT
(press release)

Complete security leader Sophos announced the findings from a recent practical experiment into WiFi security covering the city of London.

September 9, 2012

12:35 GMT
(press release)

VIVA launched today its new 'VIVA POINTS’ program, allowing VIVA’s postpaid voice customers to earn and redeem points for a variety of free services.

Emotion UI
10:13 GMT
(press release)

Huawei has launched a sneak preview of its new Emotion UI an Android-based user interface.

Hackers target Saudi Aramco
10:05 GMT

Saudi Armanco suffered a severe cyber attack from a hacking group, 'The Cutting Sword of Justice'. The hackers would have required a high level insider to help orchestrate an attack that is one of the most destructive against a single business.

Trend Micro
09:45 GMT
(press release)

Trend Micro, the global leader in cloud security, today announced an expansion of the Trend Micro Smart Protection Network.

Sheikh Saud bin Nasser bin Faleh Al-Thani, new Vice-Chairman, Nawras
05:56 GMT

Nawras, Oman’s customer friendly communications provider, is delighted to announce that Sheikh Saud bin Nasser bin Faleh Al-Thani has been named as the new Vice-Chairman.

September 6, 2012

09:07 GMT
(press release)

Epicor Software Corporation announced that Epicor has been awarded a Silver Stevie Award for Customer Service Department of the Year and a Bronze Stevie Award for Fastest-Growing Company.

Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Badran, VIVA’s Chief Executive Officer with Human Resources team during the honoring ceremony of the trainees
05:38 GMT
(press release)

VIVA has concluded its successful summer training program for trainees from the Manpower and Government Restructuring Program.

September 5, 2012

16:11 GMT

One of Twitter's former board members has warned that the micro-blogging website should not be "short-sighted" about chasing money at the expense of users.

Image released by Apple with invitation to Sept. 12 media event
12:51 GMT

Apple yesterday sent out press invitations to a media event on Wednesday, Sept. 12, in San Francisco, with a clear hint that iPhone 5 will be announced then.

12:42 GMT
(press release)

EMC hosted a first of a kind event in the region themed EMC Day 2012: Transform IT + Business + Yourself at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai, UAE.