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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has unveiled a new smartphone called Fire Phone.
June 19, 2014 - 23:18 GMT
It’s smaller than leading Android phone, but larger than Apple’s iPhone. Bezos calls the screen, measuring 4.7 inches diagonally, ideal for one-handed use.

April 3, 2014

Additionally, Zain Iraq is aggressively expanding its network and rolling out commercial services in the more affluent northern region of the country.
03:58 GMT

The Murabaha facility which was signed on favorable terms will be used to meet Zain Group’s operational and expansion financing needs

New features of the device include dust and water resistance, and fingerprint and heartbeat scanners.
03:55 GMT

Apple was the first to include a fingerprint scanner in its premium line with the iPhone 5S, but Samsung’s version offers greater functionality, and is usable with PayPal digital payments.

April 2, 2014

ICT spending in the Middle East is expected to reach $211.1 billion this year
11:40 GMT

IT budgets are not increasing substantially across the world and that is hardly able to cover the global inflation.

April 1, 2014

Iran is urging high income countries to invest in its telecom sector (File Archive)
15:00 GMT

Iran's telecom sector is open and ready for business, with Tehran seeking investment from countries looking to establish partnerships in its developing telecom sector.

Samsung Galaxy S5
13:00 GMT

Nawras customers will be pleased to learn that the all new Samsung Galaxy S5 will be introduced to Oman.

Mr. Eric Xu, Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board, Rotating CEO, Huawei
12:37 GMT
(press release)

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, has released its audited 2013 financial results delivering record sales revenues and net profit.

Injazat Data Systems
10:23 GMT
(press release)

Injazat Data Systems throws the spotlight on its innovative Managed Security Services at the International Exhibition for Security and National Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2014).

Samsung and UNESCO MoU signing ceremony
09:46 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics and UNESCO announced a partnership to give students in the developing world access to better education by putting UNESCO's expertise in the field together with Samsung's Smart School facilities and solutions.

People using the cards will now pay LL50 instead of LL100 for every minute of call time from a landline and LL100 instead of LL200 from a mobile line
09:05 GMT

The Telecommunications Ministry has slashed by up to 50 percent the price of local and international phone calls made through prepaid cards issued by the state-run telecom provider Ogero.

Acer H5380BD, high brightness livingroom projector
08:38 GMT
(press release)

Acer announced the availability of the Acer H5380BD - dubbed the living room projector.

March 31, 2014

During the event
09:51 GMT
(press release)

Huawei,a leading global ICT solutions provider, has kicked off a nation-wide Cloud Innovation Road Show collaborating with representatives from the government and private sector.

The overarching patent battle between Apple and Samsung shows no sign of slowing, after mediation talks failed yet again ahead of the trial.
07:09 GMT

Samsung’s legal tactic mimics Apple’s lyrical retelling of the “revolutionary” iPhone’s creation by its late founder Steve Jobs at the 2012 trial.

March 30, 2014

Mr. Bocar A. BA, Chief Executive Officer, SAMENA Telecommunications
12:04 GMT
(press release)

SAMENA Telecommunications Council was a key participant at The Telecommunications Regulatory Conference 2014 under the theme, “Next Generation Fixed Broadband Networks and Services: Challenges and Opportunities.”

Nawras Beach Football Tournament
11:12 GMT

After an exciting finals day, the winners of the third annual Nawras Beach Football Tournament were celebrating with the crowds.

The rise in expenditure is primarily driven by official initiatives to offer more government services online and on mobile platforms
10:51 GMT

Business IT spending in the UAE is forecast to reach $4.36 billion in 2014, increasing 8.3 per cent year-on-year, according to a report from International Data Corporation (IDC).