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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 4, 2012

Huawei Team
12:21 GMT
(press release)

Huawei has announced the launch of a UMTS Small Data Packet Storm solution that aims to ease challenges arising from the widespread use of smartphones and mobile broadband applications.

Samsung GALAXY S3 VOLTE
11:17 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics announced the world’s first Voice over LTE (VoLTE) will be available starting with the GALAXY S III LTE device.

Blue Coat
10:16 GMT
(press release)

Blue Coat Systems announced that it has named Dr. Hugh Thompson as senior vice president and chief security strategist.

Epicor
09:48 GMT
(press release)

Epicor Software Corporation announced the appointment of Ian Walker as senior vice president sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Hermann Stehlik as regional vice president for Central Europe.

September 3, 2012

du
13:18 GMT

du is proud to announce that international advertising strong house, Leo Burnett, is on-board.

Piero Corsini, Country General Manager for Khorafi Business Machines, GBM’s Kuwait branch
12:33 GMT
(press release)

Gulf Business Machines announced the appointment of Piero Corsini as Country General Manager for Khorafi Business Machines, GBM’s Kuwait branch.

EMC
11:19 GMT
(press release)

EMC Corporation announced that it is enabling EMC Velocity distributors worldwide with the skills and resources required to assemble multi-vendor solutions.

September 2, 2012

Apple vs Samsung
14:35 GMT

Britain's biggest technology investors have warned tech giant Apple not to risk completely ruining its relationship with Samsung following its sweeping victory in a copyright and patent infringement case.

During the visit
13:27 GMT
(press release)

Epson has announced that it will continue to expand its presence across key Middle East markets as part of the company’s global growth strategy.

HTC desire x white back
13:15 GMT

HTC unveiled the HTC Desire X, an affordable smartphone that delivers a state of the art camera, stunning sound and incredible processing power and speed.

Computer virus
13:09 GMT

A new cyber surveillance virus has been found in the Middle East that can spy on banking transactions and steal login information for social networking sites.

ThinkPad X1
11:18 GMT
(press release)

Lenovo announced the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, its premier Ultrabook, highlighting 20 years of ThinkPad innovation and kicking off celebration of the ThinkPad brand’s 20th anniversary.

Andrew Hanna, Chief Commercial Officer of VIVA Bahrain as the Chairman of its CMO Committee
10:21 GMT
(press release)

SAMENA Telecommunications Council has appointed Andrew Hanna, Chief Commercial Officer of VIVA Bahrain as the Chairman of its CMO Committee.

Trend Micro
09:30 GMT
(press release)

The percentage of companies that reported a data security lapse or issue with their cloud service increased from 43 percent in 2011 to 46 percent in 2012, according to a recent global cloud security survey conducted by Trend Micro.

Dual weekly draw
08:00 GMT
(press release)

VIVA is increasing its customers' chances to win a fabulous car, by drawing two cars and choosing two winners every week rather than one.