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The ability to turn distance and location into a competitive advantage by hosting applications and data in optimal locations, while ensuring flawless application performance and the best user experience.
September 23, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
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

September 9, 2014

Microsoft
12:12 GMT

Microsoft today unveiled a first look of the new MSN in UAE. Designed from the ground up for a mobile, cloud first world, the new MSN combines premium content from the world’s leading media outlets with personal productivity tools that help you do more.

LG CURVED OLED TV
08:15 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics (LG), with design support from Swarovski, the renowned Austrian jewelry brand and world-leading manufacturer of high-quality crystals, will unveil a one-of-a-kind CURVED OLED TV at IFA Berlin.

ASUS
06:49 GMT

ASUS Middle East announced X99-E WS, a new Compact Electronics Bay (CEB) workstation motherboard based on the Intel X99 chipset and with support for four-way multi-GPU setups.

September 7, 2014

Huawei
09:48 GMT
(press release)

Huawei has launched its latest Ascend Mate7 smartphone at IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin) 2014 with plans to offer the flagship device in the UAE by October.

A Chinese factory that supplies Apple with parts has been operating with violations of basic standards for health, safety and environmental protection, an investigative report said Thursday.
05:55 GMT

Asked about the report,Apple said that it audits the plant regularly and works with its operators to raise standards and implement best practices.

Awal IT Services
05:45 GMT
(press release)

AWAL IT Services, the leading IT services provider, announced its participation as the Summit and IT Services Partner in the Saudi Arabia CIO Summit 2014.

September 4, 2014

Nawras
06:25 GMT

Nawras has launched their new 4G/LTE Home Broadband services for prepaid and postpaid customers – the first in the Sultanate to do so.

Jassim Mohammed Al Jasmi, General Manager, Human Resources at wasl Asset Management Group
05:55 GMT
(press release)

wasl Asset Management, one of Dubai’s largest real estate organisations, announced the continuation of its partnership with the American University in Dubai (AUD) by providing scholarships to school graduates.

September 3, 2014

The Smart Home Network Solution combined with the ASUS™ Home Router, with comprehensive Internet management features including security, quality of service (QoS), and parental control.
12:40 GMT
(press release)

Technology combination to secure in-home smart devices

Siemens aims to increase its presence in the GCC region (Image: Designmena)
08:37 GMT

Global tech giant Siemens handed over the Shuweihat S3 power plant in Abu Dhabi to begin commercial operations.

September 2, 2014

Nawras CEO, Greg Young
15:19 GMT

As part of the ‘Open Minds’ thought-leadership forum, ten of the world’s top inspirational business leaders will be in Muscat with the aim of inspiring, educating and motivating young Omanis.

The HTC One (M8), HTC’s new flagship smartphone, takes the award-winning HTC One experience to the next level.
11:49 GMT

HTC One (M8) is available now in six colours across all retail stores in the UAE

The UAE rankings illustrate the varied and vibrant nature of business in the region, including two airlines, two telecom operators, two property and real estate companies.
11:41 GMT
(press release)

Industry leaders set new benchmark for online engagement with their target audiences Leading UAE airlines are the top two brands

Siemens will construct static var compensators across several substations in Saudi Arabia (File)
11:39 GMT

German technology giant Siemens won two contracts with Saudi Electricity Company to construct static var compensators (SVCs), across the kingdom.

IBM
08:36 GMT
(press release)

IBM has announced significant advances in Watson’s cognitive computing capabilities that are enabling researchers to accelerate the pace of scientific breakthroughs by discovering previously unknown connections in Big Data.