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Traffic congestion and journeys in old – and not necessarily reliable – vehicles are a way of life in many parts of the Middle East.
September 1, 2014 - 20:49 GMT
Whether you’re a tourist or a resident, transport challenges are a way of life in the Middle East – just as they are in many other parts of the world. But technology is beginning to have an impact on this space.

May 8, 2014

Huawei Ascend P7
09:28 GMT
(press release)

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today unveiled the highly anticipated Huawei Ascend P7.

Trend Micro
09:18 GMT
(press release)

Trend Micro Incorporated announced upgrades to Trend Micro Worry- Free Business Security, with version 9.0 to equip small businesses with enterprise-grade security capabilities.

Samsung Electronics
09:07 GMT
(press release)

Samsung is calling amateur chefs across the UAE to register for its brand new competition to be in with a chance of winning a host of prizes that will help launch one lucky person’s career path.

Etisalat Head Office
06:46 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Telecommunications Corporation “Etisalat”, announced that it expects the closing of the acquisition of Vivendi’s 53% shareholding in Itissalat Al Maghrib (“Maroc Telecom”) to be completed on 14th May 2014.

May 7, 2014

During the event
10:50 GMT

Etisalat Group and Huawei have charted the evolution of emerging mobile and fixed broadband technologies likely to define the region’s telecommunications industry in the year ahead.

During the event
08:43 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Levant, celebrated the launch of the latest smartphone and Gear 2 smart watches in the Jordanian market in a dedicated booth held at Taj Mall.

06:35 GMT

ASUS announced a full range of ASUS-branded motherboards powered by the brand new Intel Z97 Express and H97 Express chipsets, and including support for 4th, New 4th, and 5th-generation Intel Core processors.

Customers can choose primarily between Zain, the Iraqi arm of the Kuwaiti operator of the same name, Asiacell, which is majority-owned by Qatar Telecom, and Korek.
01:19 GMT

Iraq's cabinet announced Monday it has authorised mobile phone firms to use third-generation frequencies, after years of promises amid the frustrated pleas of cellular operators.

May 6, 2014

13:05 GMT

Beecell, the leading company of mobile value added services, announced launching BBC news services in Mauritania in cooperation with the mobile operator Mauritel.

Hazem Mulhim, CEO, EastNets
09:22 GMT
(press release)

EastNets is offering new features for its Anti-Money Laundering (AML) solution as a service in SaaS mode, to financial institutions (FIs).

Santosh Varghese, General Manager of Digital Products and Services, Toshiba Gulf FZE
06:33 GMT
(press release)

Toshiba Gulf FZE announces the Toshiba Cloud Client Manager (TCCM), a cloud-based cost effective IT management service, and the Toshiba Smart Client Manager 2.0 (TSCM 2.0).

A simple map with clear directions from where you are at that moment will appear, said bin Mejren. Directions on how to use the video is available on YouTube.
03:55 GMT

Forgot where you have parked your car at Dubai Mall? No worries. With a new parking assistant, locating your car is just a matter of few clicks on a smart touch screen.

May 5, 2014

ASUS motherboard
11:32 GMT

ASUS announced a complete lineup of motherboards built around the Intel 9 Series chipset that features the LGA 1150 socket and supports Intel 4th, New 4th, and 5th Generation Core processors.

09:01 GMT
(press release)

Ooredoo announced that it has committed to the GSMA’s Mobile Money Interoperability (MMI) programme to accelerate the implementation of interoperable mobile money services across Africa and the Middle East.

May 4, 2014

Raed Chehaib, CEO, Interactive Business Network
12:23 GMT

Ooredoo has announced its strategic sponsorship of the Leadership in Customer Services training day, organised by Interactive Business Network (IBN) on May 13 at La Cigale Hotel, in Doha.