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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 24, 2012

New offer timeline
08:10 GMT
(press release)

Wi-tribe has launched a new platform of offers focusing on one speed up to 12Mbps with the customers’ choice of preferred download capacity along with free download from 12am – 12pm.

08:01 GMT
(press release)

Brocade announced that it will be participating at Gitex alongside its distributor Mindware.

Spectrami Gitex Stand
08:00 GMT
(press release)

Dubai based leading value added distributors, Spectrami today announced its participation in one of the world’s biggest ICT show - GITEX Technology Week 2012.

Westcon Group
07:53 GMT
(press release)

Westcon Group Middle East announced its annual ‘CONNECT 2012’ event to be held alongside Gitex, the Middle East’s premier ICT event.

September 23, 2012

The Google Doodle celebrating Saudi Arabia's 82nd National Day
12:28 GMT

Internet search giant Google has celebrated the 82nd of the National Day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by creating a special variation of the Google logo to in shades of green featuring the country’s city skyline. The Doodle coincided with an announcement on state media saying that Kingdom was cancelling many celebrations in solidarity with the Syrian people.

08:02 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics announced that the GALAXY S III smartphone has achieved 20 million unit sales in just 100 days since its debut in May 2012.

Mutassim Hamood Al-Zadjali, Head of Corporate Affairs at Nawras
05:52 GMT

Nawras has sponsored and supported a rich variety of social and cultural events this month and is now proud to be the Platinum Sponsor of the second Human Resources Development Expo and Conference.

05:41 GMT
(press release)

VIVA announced the launch of a special promotion for its prepaid and postpaid customers in celebration of the national day of Saudi Arabia.

September 20, 2012

12:29 GMT
(press release)

VIVA announced that it has made a limited quantity of the latest version of the SIM card, the Nano SIM, available to its customers.

Google blocks "The innocence of Muslims" in Saudi Arabia
12:03 GMT

Google has restricted access in Saudi Arabia to the controversial movie trailer on YouTube that mocks the Prophet Muhammad, the company said, taking the total number of countries where it has blocked the video to six.

Kaspersky Lab
09:46 GMT
(press release)

A recent survey conducted by O+K Research shows that nearly two third of respondents have never heard of them, while 28% of those surveyed only know about them in general terms.

Wassim Abi Saab, Country Manager, Oman, EMC, during his presentation
05:28 GMT
(press release)

During an exclusive event entitled “Take The Virtualization Express”, EMC today shared insights on the importance of IT infrastructure transformation for organizations in Oman.

September 19, 2012

The launch of the iPhone 5 has helped Apple's share price cross the $700 mark
10:50 GMT

Apple shares traded above $700 for the first time on Wall Street yesterday, amid optimism on the tech giant as it launches its new iPhone 5.

Darren Roos, COO EMEA and APJ, Software AG
10:05 GMT
(press release)

Software AG has taken a major step in implementing its management of Big Data strategy announced earlier this year.

Huawei team
08:21 GMT
(press release)

Huawei has unveiled the Huawei MU736 as the world's first WWAN module that is fully compliant with the Next Generation Form Factor NGFF standard.