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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.

July 27, 2014

10:15 GMT

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced the Swift PG278Q Gaming Monitor, a 27-inch WQHD display with a 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time to cater to the graphical requirements of today’s fast paced games.

July 24, 2014

09:10 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics Inc. (LG) announced a 165 percent increase in second-quarter net profit compared with the same period last year, reflecting strong earnings from both the TV and mobile operations.

July 23, 2014

Iftar at Bethelehem University sponsored by Wataniya Palestine
11:44 GMT
(press release)

Ooredoo’s companies have launched a series of community and charity events during the Holy Month of Ramadan, designed to enrich lives and reach out to people across the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia.

SAMENA Telecommunications Council
08:43 GMT
(press release)

SAMENA propose that administrations pursue all necessary efforts in making the 1452-1492 MHz band available for SDL in timely manner to allow the mobile network operators to offer innovative mobile broadband services in the MENA region.

Kaspersky Lab
08:03 GMT
(press release)

Summer is in full bloom and that means many people will be heading off for some well-deserved vacations.

07:45 GMT

ASUS Middle East announced Maximus VII Formula and Maximus VII Formula/Watch Dogs, Z97 chipset-based ATX gaming motherboards ready for the latest 4th-, new 4th- and 5th-generation Intel Core processors.

07:19 GMT
(press release)

Leading global ICT solutions provider Huawei today announced its operating performance for the first half of 2014.

July 22, 2014

Egypt is finalising the details of a long-awaited unified licence which will allow firms to offer both mobile and landline telecommunications.
16:22 GMT

Vodafone Egypt, which is also 45 per cent owned by fixed-line telecoms firm Telecom Egypt, is the leading communications player by customer numbers in the country of 86 million.

July 21, 2014

A full rundown of this year’s newest crop of tablets ensures that you pick one that surpises and delights!
14:57 GMT
(press release)

With Eid fast approaching, many shoppers will be buying gifts for their nearest and dearest. If you are stumped about what to get for your tech-savvy friends and relatives, try this handy guide.

“Our experience in markets across Middle East, Africa and Asia will truly complement Maroc Telecom’s deep expertise in their home market and in other markets in Africa”
06:45 GMT
(press release)

First half 2014 revenue increased to AED 22.5 billion.

Connected Cars
05:55 GMT
(press release)

Kaspersky Lab and IAB, Spain’s leading marketing and digital media company, announce the launch of the First Annual Connected Cars Study, a pioneering piece of research.

Robert Kaloustian, vice president, worldwide technical services at CommVault
05:25 GMT
(press release)

CommVault today announced the launch of two new service offerings designed to help enterprises accelerate time to value and drive greater business efficiencies from their data management environments.

05:25 GMT

ASUS Middle East today announced H97-Pro Gamer, a new ATX motherboard that speeds up gamers’ fun with 10Gibt/s M.2 and SATA Express connectivity, Intel Gigabit Ethernet and exclusive GameFirst ll networking technology.

July 20, 2014

Dubai One will be re-launched on Sunday September 14, according to the statement on the DMI website.
15:23 GMT

Dubai One, the Dubai government-owned English-language television channel, confirmed on Friday it is no longer producing content locally.

Mr Alex Deng, chairman of Huawei Corporate Sustainable Development Committee
11:03 GMT
(press release)

Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, plans to support its global supply chain to go ‘green’, making its end-to-end operations more environmentally sustainable.