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In the third quarter, Apple made a net profit of $7.75 billion and revenue of $37.4 billion, fuelled by healthy sales of Mac and iPhone
Consumer electronics giant Apple expects revenues to be flat in the fiscal fourth quarter ending September and predicts revenue to be between $37 billion and $40 billion.

May 3, 2011

SMART continues providing innovative interactive learning products that are proving to be a key resource for Middle Eastern countries
09:53 GMT
(press release)

SMART Technologies announces that it will showcase its latest range of education solutions at the fourth edition of the Gulf Educational Supplies & Solution (GESS) show.

The cost of the smartphone can be spread over a period of either 12 or 24 months according to customer preference
08:58 GMT

Thanks to another Nawras ‘first’ launched recently at COMEX, can now be the proud owner of one of the latest BlackBerry Smartphones after simply paying a small down-payment and selecting a data plan.

May 2, 2011

Azza Shinawy, Education Lead, Microsoft Gulf
12:58 GMT
(press release)

Microsoft Gulf announced that it will showcase its latest academic software at GESS 2011 (Gulf Educational Supplies and Solutions), the Middle East's premier educational supply and solutions event.

Nabil Al Busaidi, the first Arab to reach the Magnetic North Pole
12:25 GMT

Nawras proudly presented the premiere of the film ‘The Arab who took on the Arctic’; an inspirational story of Omani Nabil Al Busaidi, who became the first Arab to reach the Magnetic North Pole.

The joint release will give companies and government agencies greater ability to align IT operations with business objectives
12:16 GMT
(press release)

Software AG has announced the launch of webMethods 8.2 and ARIS 7.2 from the Gartner Business Process Management Summit held recently in Baltimore.

Sermon said that its recently-signed agreement with the University of Jordan is part of its strategy to increase ERP awareness
10:59 GMT
(press release)

Sermon Business Solutions launched specialized Microsoft Dynamics AX training courses in partnership with the University of Jordan.

The agreement includes deploying MenaPay system in’s branches spread over 11 countries
09:40 GMT
(press release)

MenaITech signed a bilateral agreement with for the deployment of the company’s payroll and personnel system MenaPay.

SanDisk will sample its 19nm 64Gb X2 device this quarter and expects to begin high-volume production in the second half of 2011
09:06 GMT
(press release)

SanDisk Corporation, the global leader in flash memory cards, announced a 64-gigabit (Gb), 2-bits-per-cell (X2) based monolithic chip made on 19-nanometer (nm) technology.

EMC is committed to accelerating its partners’ profitability by giving them access to industry leading products with the most competitive pricing
08:24 GMT
(press release)

EMC Corporation announced several enhancements to the EMC Velocity Solution Provider Partner program that are designed to provide new opportunities for EMC Velocity Partners to accelerate their profitability.

The winning team created a system that will allow people with 4-point disability (Quadriplegia) to control the computer, move the mouse, and type using an infrared device and a Wii-mote
08:13 GMT
(press release)

Microsoft Jordan announced the winning team of the Imagine Cup Jordan 2011 competition who will go on to represent the Kingdom at the Imagine Cup 2011 worldwide finals in New York in July.

Eng. Saad Dhafer Al-Qahtani, Vice President of Home Services, STC
06:38 GMT
(press release)

STC continues its drive to reinforce its market leadership in Broadband services by uniquely providing the highest level of services to its customers.

May 1, 2011

Staffan Akesson, Head of Managed Services, Middle East and North-East Africa, Ericsson
14:29 GMT
(press release)

Ericsson won the Network World Middle East Award for Managed Service Provider of the Year at a ceremony held in Dubai and attended by key players from the regional IT industry.

Kaspersky PURE neutralized 100% of the viruses from the WildList collection as well as all polymorphic viruses
13:07 GMT
(press release)

Kaspersky Lab announces that Kaspersky Internet Security 2011, Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 for Windows Workstations and Kaspersky PURE have been awarded the prestigious VB100 accolade.

Cisco WebEx will provide Al Jouf University students, lecturers and staff members with an easy way to exchange ideas and information with anyone, anywhere
09:09 GMT
(press release)

Cisco announced today that the Al Jouf University, in upper north Saudi Arabia, has deployed Cisco WebEx enterprise collaboration solutions for efficient, yet cost-effective and secure e-learning.

Injazat will immerse Emirati students in real-time programs to enable them to put academic theories into practice
08:28 GMT
(press release)

Injazat Data Systems outlined career development opportunities particularly in the IT sector for young UAE Nationals during the Zayed University IT Competition held at the university grounds.