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A Saudi woman films an Islamic ceremony on her phone (File/AFP)
October 15, 2014 - 11:24 GMT
Saudis love using their phones! The kingdom's market is the largest in the Middle East with 53 million subscriptions in 2013 alone.

September 25, 2012

ASUS
09:49 GMT

ASUS has announced their F2A85 Series motherboards based on the new AMD A85X chipset and FM2 socket, designed for AMD’s second generation Accelerated Processing Units.

Marco Gerazounis, Senior VP Middle East North Africa & Turkey, Software AG
09:20 GMT
(press release)

Software AG has recently announced the availability of webMethods Nirvana Messaging 7, its new universal messaging middleware platform.

Mr. Abdul Nasser Bangcola, country manager,Saudi Arabiaat Interactive Intelligence
09:01 GMT
(press release)

Interactive Intelligence Middle East is participating at the Saudi Arabia CIO Summit 2012.

Ross Cormack, Nawras Chief Executive Officer
08:38 GMT

Nawras Chief Executive Officer, Ross Cormack, has been invited to speak about the region’s latest broadband advancements at the Telecoms World Middle East Awards Conference, being held in Dubai next month.

OSN Plus HD
07:49 GMT
(press release)

OSN, the leading Pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa, will be showcasing the regions first internet enabled Digital Video Recorder (DVR) with full HD and 3D capabilities, OSN Plus HD, to this year’s GITEX Shopper.

Meera Kaul, Managing Director Optimus Distribution
06:47 GMT

Optimus Technology and Telecommunications announced that it is organizing a Qatar 2022 Technology roadshow.

Eros Group Al Quoz Service Centre
06:28 GMT
(press release)

Eros Group brings state of the art facilities to meet with latest technology at its new customer service center for consumer.

September 24, 2012

Did Siemens sell Iran nuclear technology?
14:50 GMT

German electronics manufacturer Siemens has denied claims of selling any nuclear equipment to Iran, after Tehran accused the firm of selling gear implanted with explosives.

Eugene Kaspersky, CEO and co-founder of Kaspersky Lab
11:00 GMT
(press release)

Kaspersky Lab announces the release of its new flagship consumer products: Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 Premium Security Suite;and Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2013 Essential Protection Solution.

Iran is planning to block access to Google in Iran as plans for a national intranet take shape
10:25 GMT

Iran is planning to block access to Google and Gmail in a response to the "Innocence of Muslims" clip that appeared on YouTube. Analyst predict that this is a first step towards the launch of its closed national intranet system.

Samsung Galaxy Note II
10:09 GMT
(press release)

Axiom Telecom is gearing up to sell the Samsung Galaxy Note II, the latest device from Samsung Electronics Co. a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies.

First Nawras customers in Oman got their hands on the new iPhone 5
09:58 GMT

Great excitement was in the air on Monday as the first Nawras customers in Oman got their hands on the new iPhone 5 with its Nano SIM card and LTE capabilities.

EMC
09:50 GMT
(press release)

EMC’s VNXe3150 unified storage system, combining 50% more performance and capacity per rack unit with the simplicity for which the award-winning VNXe line is known, is now generally available worldwide.

Huawei
08:58 GMT
(press release)

Huawei has signed a MoU with Intel Corporation signaling the will of both companies to strategically cooperate in enhancing joint engineering efforts and bringing new IT solutions to the market.

du
08:24 GMT

du is the first telecom in the UAE to launch Song Search, a voice-based enhancement.