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The Mena region’s appetite for applications and services being delivered to devices irrespective of geographic location is evident from the region's growing interest in cloud computing

July 3, 2011

Inmarsat
08:55 GMT
(press release)

Inmarsat, today announced a pathway product to its future Global Xpress (GX) service.

Kaspersky Lab
08:49 GMT
(press release)

Kaspersky Lab has released a report on spam activity for May 2011.

Prince Jalawi recognized Al Daweesh during the opening of the Eastern Region Summer Festival
08:33 GMT
(press release)

STC is sponsoring the Eastern Region Summer Festival under the title “Think of Saudi Arabia, Destination Eastern Region” for the second year.

Florian Malecki, SonicWALL’s senior product marketing manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa
07:13 GMT
(press release)

UAE spending on IT products is expected to reach AED12.85 billion by 2011 and grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 8 percent from 2011 to 2015.

STC’s Qitaf program
07:08 GMT
(press release)

STC has announced they have signed an agreement with FedEx for the fast shipping services company to become an STC Qitaf Program partner.

Saudi Telecom Company
06:39 GMT
(press release)

STC customers can now enjoy a new initiative from STC while travelling outside the Kingdom during summer.

June 30, 2011

The agreement was signed by Abdulrahman Jawa, Deputy Managing Director and Chairman of Executive Committee of Saudi Fransi Capital and Mohamed Al Balla, Chairman of National Technology Group
13:10 GMT
(press release)

Saudi Fransi Capital has signed an agreement with National Technology Group (Mubasher), to launch a new generation of multi-market.

Thuraya PCO is a highly affordable rural telephony solution that provides voice, fax, data and SMS services
09:54 GMT

Thuraya signed a new agreement with Indonesia’s PTSOG to further boost existing business partnership between the two companies in the major Asian market.

OneCard
09:07 GMT

OneCard announces its recently signed partnership agreement with Kaspersky Lap to be the electronic distributor for Kapsersky Anti-Virus in the Middle East region.

Hazem Yousry, Alyssa Sutherland and Amin Mortazavi
08:59 GMT
(press release)

HP revealed multiple innovations across its printing portfolio, including the industry-first ePrint technology which allows you to print from anywhere using your smart phone.

IBM
08:55 GMT
(press release)

Scientists at IBM have demonstrated that a relatively new memory technology can reliably store multiple data bits per cell over extended periods of time.

Hicham Arafa, Intel Egypt Business Development Manager, speaking at Intel's initiative "Egypt Tomorrow - IT vision for a brighter future"
06:51 GMT
(press release)

Intel held a session that aimed at providing an open discussion to how ICT can be the first stepping-stone in shaping democratic Egyptian elections in the future.

June 29, 2011

SDKs give Java and web developers access to new APIs that enable them to deeply integrate BBM social interactions in their apps, providing better differentiation
12:29 GMT
(press release)

Research In Motion announced the global availability of the BlackBerry Messenger Social Platform SDK 1.0 for BlackBerry Java final version.

du's stand at GITEX
12:21 GMT
(press release)

The creativity and interactive elements of du’s stand at GITEX Gulf Comms 2010 won ‘Best Exhibition Stand Design’ at the recent 4th Middle East Event Awards.

Huawei
11:32 GMT
(press release)

Huawei announced that it received the “Excellence in Standards Development Award” by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).