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The use of experimental projects to gain information about how the enterprise might best use gamification will help create a viable action plan.
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What if the psychological concepts that underpin such apps could be harnessed to the benefit – rather than the detriment – of the employer in question?

December 11, 2014

"Baktob Bil Arabi" Initiative
12:16 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Levant announced its new initiative “Baktob Bil Arabi” to enrich Arabic content online by encouraging the local social media community to use the Arabic language in their communication.

During the press conference
11:15 GMT
(press release)

VIVA held a press conference attended by NBK Capital, the lead advisor, to announce the listing of the company’s shares that will start being officially traded on the Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE).

Faisal Al Bannai, axiom CEO
09:19 GMT
(press release)

Make the most of this festive season with an exciting line-up of offers now available at axiom, the Middle East’s leading mobile telecoms retailer and distributor.

December 10, 2014

Tim Yeaton, senior vice president, Infrastructure Business, Red Hat
06:33 GMT
(press release)

Huawei and Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced a new global partnership to enable OpenStack-based cloud deployments.

Toshiba workshop delegates
06:24 GMT
(press release)

Toshiba will soon be launching its latest storage solutions innovations in the Middle East. In line with this, Toshiba Gulf FZE recently held product events in KSA.

December 9, 2014

Official figures show that more than 30 million people out of Iran's total population of 75 million use the Internet.
04:55 GMT

Iran's telecommunications minister has said his technicians are developing a system to identify any Internet user in the country at the moment of log-on.

December 8, 2014

Huawei and ITU co-hosted the Broader Way Forum themed Enabling the Digital Future
09:34 GMT
(press release)

Huawei showcased its vision of "Building a Better Connected World" at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom World 2014 in Doha, Qatar held on December 7-10, 2014.

ASUS
08:29 GMT

ASUS today announced the PB279Q 4K/UHD (ultra-high definition) monitor. Designed for prosumers and gamers, this 27-inch, 16:9 aspect ratio display is the latest addition to the ASUS 4K/UHD series line-up.

Rafiah Ibrahim, President of Ericsson Region Middle East
06:19 GMT

Life in the Networked Society, where every person and every industry is empowered to reach their full potential, is a core focus for Ericsson at ITU Telecoms World 2014, which is being held from December 7-10 in Doha, Qatar.

December 7, 2014

Acer 4G LTE Tablet
07:11 GMT
(press release)

Acer announced the launch of the latest addition to its Iconia tablet family: the Iconia Talk S. It is the very first tablet presented by Acer to support 4G LTE connectivity.

December 4, 2014

Huawei
09:27 GMT
(press release)

Huawei outlines the industry’s first list of end-to-end requirements buyers must consider when assessing vendor cyber security capabilities.

During the event
07:44 GMT

Ericsson was recognized last night as African Vendor of the Year, at the CommsMEA Awards 2014.

December 3, 2014

The young sports fans won the competition after uploading videos of themselves displaying their football skills
05:58 GMT

A group of 12 talented young people had the chance to meet sporting hero and Ooredoo brand ambassador Leo Messi in Barcelona last week, as Ooredoo's successful "Simply Do Wonders" competition concluded.

The mission, to be led by emiratis, will make the UAE one of nine countries with space programmes to explore Mars.
05:55 GMT

The recently created UAE Space Agency, established to help the country send the region’s first unmanned mission to Mars.

Saudi Arabia’s market regulator suspended share trading in both companies.
04:55 GMT

Zain Saudi, Saudi Arabia’s No.3 telecom operator, said on Tuesday that a SAR2.2 billion ($586.28 million) claim from Mobily was unfounded.