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Internet platforms like Facebook, Google and Amazon are developing banking products that will probably become future foreign competition for the UAE banking sector.

August 4, 2011

10:04 GMT

Siemens is gearing up for further growth in renewables. Effective October 1, 2011, the company wants to realign its renewables business into two independent units.

08:46 GMT
(press release)

Globitel, the leading telecom solutions provider, has launched the “Missed Call Notification” Service in MTN Sudan, on June 26th, 2011.

08:41 GMT
(press release)

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today reported consolidated financial results for the 6 months ended 30 June 2011.

08:07 GMT
(press release)

Qanawat, the leading mobile phone services provider, is bringing the biggest Islamic artists to Egyptian mobile subscribers after signing a deal with Etisalat EGYPT.

07:41 GMT
(press release)

Motorola Solutions introduced the FX9500 industrial-class fixed RFID reader for reading RFID-enabled pallets, cases and items at dock doors, conveyors and other industrial portal-based read points.

August 3, 2011

du's Facebook Page
11:55 GMT
(press release)

du has adopted to provide religious insights through one of Islam’s most popular Sheikhs and a Qur’an recitation competition, to be held throughout the Holy Month.

11:12 GMT

Research In Motion today announced plans to launch 5 new BlackBerry smartphones based on the BlackBerry 7 Operating System (OS).

Yahoo Maktoob Video Service
10:50 GMT
(press release)

Yahoo! Maktoob, the premier digital media company, is bringing this year’s Ramadan blockbusters to its Video Service (Cinema and TV).

10:46 GMT
(press release)

Skype today announced the release of its Skype for iPad app, bringing more than 25 million iPad1 users a Skype video calling experience optimized for their tablet device.

trend Micro
09:26 GMT
(press release)

According to the NPD Group's Retail Tracking Service, the best-selling security product for Mac at retail in the U.S. is Trend Micro Smart Surfing [for Mac].

Media Reader
09:23 GMT
(press release)

Kingston announced the launch of the Kingston USB 3.0 Media Reader.

ASUS U56 notebook
09:18 GMT
(press release)

Redesigned U46/U56 notebooks are under an inch thick, brandishing highly attractive color schemes.

Safwan Al-Khatib, Managing Director of Smart Link receiving the KSA Market Pioneer Award
08:51 GMT
(press release)

Riyadh based Smart Link, was chosen by Contact Centre World in London to represent the GCC region after winning the Best Large Outsourced Service Provider award.

08:50 GMT
(press release)

Infor announced that Orascom has deployed Infor’s Performance Management solution at its head office in Cairo.

Kaspersky Lab
08:19 GMT
(press release)

Kaspersky Lab presents its spam report for June 2011.