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Three quarters of attacks targeting users’ money were carried out using banking malware but these are not the only financial threats.
December 17, 2014 - 18:04 GMT
A total of 6.2 billon malicious attacks on user computers and mobile devices were blocked by Kaspersky Lab antivirus products in 2014,

December 2, 2014

Jordan, which is the largest producer of digital games in the region, contributes about 60 per cent of the games developed in the Middle East.
16:22 GMT

Sony Mobile is interested in cooperating with Jordanian game and app developers and boosting their skills.

Said Al Shanfari, Director of Business Marketing
09:01 GMT

Ooredoo has launched a new service, IP VPN (IP Virtual Private Network) which offers an MPLS based multi-point connectivity within Oman.

December 1, 2014

The feature, called "app graph," will allow the company to see what other applications users may have installed on phones or other devices.
16:52 GMT

Twitter will begin tracking what third-party apps are installed on users' mobile devices.

The carrier says onboard Wi-Fi is available on all 53 A380s and on 28 Boeing 777s, which serve six continents.
16:16 GMT

More than half a million passengers have connected to the internet on an Emirates aircraft.

During the event
09:09 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Levant, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, launched its new microwave convection oven in a gathering for media and social media.

IBM
08:27 GMT

Ericsson and IBM announced today a collaboration to jointly research phased-array antenna designs for 5G, allowing networks to provide customers with data speeds orders of magnitude faster than what is available currently.

During the event
05:14 GMT
(press release)

Huawei connected with KSA CIOs and business leaders today to showcase how Cloud and Software Defined Networking (SDN)-enabled solutions can help KSA be part of a better connected world.

November 30, 2014

Acer
09:21 GMT
(press release)

Acer retains its position as number one DLP Brand in EMEA for the 23th consecutive quarter.

Samsung
07:48 GMT

du, the Middle East’s fastest-growing telecom service provider, has partnered with Samsung Gulf Electronics, to make it easier for customers to buy Samsung GALAXY Apps securely online.

November 27, 2014

SC-CMAX5 Audio System
10:28 GMT
(press release)

Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) has introduced the SC-CMAX5 Audio System, an all-in-one component that delivers dynamic sound both indoors and outdoors.

November 26, 2014

Danaher management team at the opening of the new Dubai office
07:36 GMT
(press release)

Danaher Corporation, global science and technology innovator, today opened its new office in Dubai Healthcare City, marking another milestone in its Middle East operations.

November 24, 2014

Al Kaf was the Gulf’s longest-serving CEO in the sector, taking the helm at Mobily in 2005 after 19 years at UAE’s etisalat.
00:27 GMT

Al Kaf will be suspended until Mobily’s audit committee completes its investigation into these errors.

November 23, 2014

Ashraf Fawakherji, Vice President, Huawei Consumer Business Group, Middle East
11:05 GMT
(press release)

Huawei announced today that it has entered the Thomson Reuters’ “Top 100 Global Innovators of 2014” list, the only mainland Chinese company to make the ranking.

Mohammad Jweied Al-Mufleh, Regional Sales Manager – Storage, Lenovo MEA
09:29 GMT
(press release)

Lenovo today announced the UAE launch of the Lenovo|EMC VNX5150 Storage Array, a storage area network solution that offers small-to-medium sized enterprise businesses (SMBs) an excellent value with an affordable price.

November 20, 2014

JD Sherry, vice president, technology and solutions, Trend Micro
09:58 GMT
(press release)

Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in security software and solutions, is recommending Windows users immediately patch their systems to avoid being compromised.