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There is irony in the very title of the spot-on prediction made by Freedom House, which issued a comprehensive report: “The Struggle for Turkey's Internet.
September 15, 2014 - 22:10 GMT
Only a week after hosting the ninth Internet Governance Forum (IGF), Ankara struck back at criticism of government Internet policies with full force.

June 9, 2011

Nasser Marafih, CEO of the Qtel Group
10:54 GMT
(press release)

Qatar Telecom Q.S.C. announced a number of senior management changes following a Board Meeting that was held today.

Internet Society
10:12 GMT
(press release)

Top websites and Internet service providers around the world joined together with more than 1000 other participating websites in World IPv6 Day for a successful global-scale trial of the new Internet Protocol, IPv6.

Eyad Shihabi, Managing Director and Enterprise Business Lead, HP Middle East
08:59 GMT
(press release)

HP today extended its Hybrid Delivery solutions portfolio so enterprises can improve their agility and quickly respond to changing customer and citizen needs.

Graham Cluley, Senior Technology Consultant of Sophos
08:47 GMT
(press release)

IT security firm Sophos is encouraging Facebook users to review their privacy settings, after reports that the site has enabled facial recognition for photo tags for many users.

During the opening ceremony
06:55 GMT
(press release)

du today added three new retail locations to its client portfolio; all located at the Abu Dhabi International Airport – Terminal 1 (Arrivals); Terminal 3 (Skypark); and Terminal 3 (Corridor).

June 8, 2011

Executives during the agreement signing
13:54 GMT
(press release)

Microsoft Gulf today announced that Intercoil International, one of the MENA region’s leading bedding companies, is implementing Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software.

Nokia Siemens Networks
12:53 GMT
(press release)

Nokia Siemens Networks was a double winner at the Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Innovation Awards 2011 yesterday.

Arabs are massively embracing social media networks, notably Facebook and Twitter
12:38 GMT
(press release)

The number of Facebook users in the Arab world reached 27.7 million by the end of Q1 2011, an increase of 30 per cent since the beginning of the year, according to the second Arab Social Media Report.

Logitech Touch Lapdesk N600
10:20 GMT
(press release)

Logitech unveiled the Logitech Touch Lapdesk N600, featuring a large touchpad that makes it easier than ever to point, scroll and swipe your way through the Web.

Asus Padfone
10:00 GMT
(press release)

ASUS Chairman unveiled the highly-anticipated Padfone along with the latest ASUS innovations, which include new UX Series notebooks.

Qing Li, Chief Scientist at Blue Coat Systems
09:10 GMT
(press release)

Blue Coat announced that it is using its IPv6 Secure Web Gateway solution to enable the secure and seamless migration of applications, services and content between IPv4 and IPv6 environments for World IPv6 Day.

Etisalat Academy
09:10 GMT
(press release)

Nokia Siemens Networks, today announced a joint-collaboration with Etisalat Academy whereby it will provide training courses, management programmes and learning services to employees of Etisalat.

BlackBerry PlayBook
07:20 GMT
(press release)

Research In Motion (RIM) today announced that it will be showcasing the new BlackBerry PlayBook tablet in various mall locations across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in June and July.

June 7, 2011

Qtel Group will be presenting some of the early findings from its first-stage mHealth initiatives
14:11 GMT

Experts from the Qtel Group are meeting in South Africa this week, taking part in the first-ever GSMA-mHA Mobile Health Summit in Cape Town.

Yahoo CEO, Carol Bartz during the press conference
13:35 GMT
(press release)

During her visit to the region, Yahoo!’s Chief Executive Officer Carol Bartz shared how the premier digital media company sees huge opportunity in the growth of the Web in the Middle East.