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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.

November 27, 2012

Awal IT Services
07:43 GMT
(press release)

AWAL is providing technical support for the 4th edition of the furniture and interior design show - Decofair 2012 that is being held from November 25 to 29 at the Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events.

Nokia ASHA Free-Style Movement Competition
04:45 GMT
(press release)

Nokia encouraged free-stylers across Egypt, Jordan and Morocco, to showcase their talents through rhythm, sports or creativity by joining the Nokia ASHA Free-Style Movement.

November 26, 2012

Satellite television channels in Egypt were disrupted Sunday evening, but the source behind the disruption remains unclear.
10:44 GMT

Several state television channels in Egypt were jammed sunday evening, although the source of the disruption is unclear, but it is thought that it came from outside Egypt.

See you in court! Apple and Samsung fighting new patent wars
10:24 GMT

Tech giant Apple has reportedly asked a US court to add six more products to its patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung, including the Korean mobile maker's popular Galaxy Note II.

Samsung ATIV smart PC
08:43 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics today announced the availability of its new ATIV Smart PC and ATIV Smart PC Pro, based on the Windows 8 operating system, in the UAE.

Irfan Malik Area Vice President Middle East & Africa
08:18 GMT
(press release)

3M’s new office in Doha will be headed by Wajid Abbas, Country Manager Qatar.

The winners
06:20 GMT
(press release)

For the second year in a row LG is inviting the UAE gamers of all ages to participate in the ultimate challenge by entering LG’s Cinema 3D Gaming Championship.

November 25, 2012

Psy's Gangnam style has seen hundreds of parodies, and the original is now the most viewed video on YouTube
10:44 GMT

Gangnam Style, the dance track by South Korean pop phenomenon Psy, has become the most-watched video of all time on YouTube, it has been revealed.

During the honouring ceremony
05:17 GMT
(press release)

Students of Umniah and Talal Abu-Ghazaleh MBA Scholarship Initiative were honored during a special ceremony held at Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Graduate School of Business Administration (TAGSB).

November 22, 2012

Could breaking your smartphone be a thing of the past? Samsung think they have the solution
13:28 GMT

Every smartphone owner fears breaking their beloved handheld wonder, taking out insurance and wrapping it up, but good news is on the way as Samsung announce they will produce a new "unbreakable" model made of plastic and not glass.

Governments could soon be able to snoop on your Skype chats
13:01 GMT

A new spying technology could allow government agencies to 'silently record' conversations on Internet chat services such as Skype in real time.

Kaspersky Lab
11:22 GMT
(press release)

Kaspersky Lab participated at the IDC IT in Government Roadshow 2012 that was held in the United Arab Emirates on November 21st at the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers.

Acer Group
06:23 GMT

Acer announced it has been named an International CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for its Aspire S7 Touch Ultrabooks.

November 21, 2012

VIVA Lebanese Independence Day
10:34 GMT
(press release)

VIVA announced today the launch of a special promotion for its prepaid and postpaid customers in celebration of the Independence Day of Lebanon.

Samsung smartphones
08:26 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Levant announced a free mobile phones maintenance week in collaboration with BCI Holding, Samsung’s official mobile distributor in Jordan.