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Three quarters of attacks targeting users’ money were carried out using banking malware but these are not the only financial threats.
December 17, 2014 - 18:04 GMT
A total of 6.2 billon malicious attacks on user computers and mobile devices were blocked by Kaspersky Lab antivirus products in 2014,

October 28, 2014

Ooredoo
11:06 GMT

Following the unveiling of its new brand, Ooredoo is already setting the stage for what’s to come two first-of-their-kind offers in the market for both prepaid and postpaid customers.

Kaspersky
09:39 GMT
(press release)

A Kaspersky Lab survey of global IT security professionals has found that as the rate of stolen mobile devices has increased, the average time for IT departments to respond to this security threat has also grown.

October 27, 2014

Greg Young, Ooredoo’s Chief Executive Officer in Oman
09:05 GMT

Nawras has completed its rebranding journey to officially become Ooredoo, joining over 95 million customers across their markets in the Middle East, North Africa and South East Asia.

October 26, 2014

Millions of people are being spied on by free apps they have installed on their mobile phones, security experts have warned.
14:03 GMT

Technology experts say the warning should serve as a reminder that if an app is free, its business model may involve selling the customer’s data.

October 23, 2014

ASUS
06:32 GMT

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced the GR8, a console-inspired gaming PC that delivers incredible performance in a compact 2.5-liter chassis.

October 22, 2014

Feras Al Shaikh, Director of Consumer Sales, Nawras
11:51 GMT

The latest in the Nawras ‘More’ offers for customers has seen the launch of ‘More International’, giving prepaid customers extra credit on international calls.

October 19, 2014

 “To return iPad to high growth, form factor innovation will be required. We’ll have to wait until 2015 to see if Apple addresses this issue.”
12:49 GMT

Apple Inc’s faster, slimmer iPads come with modest improvements, such as a fingerprint sensor, but some analysts say it offers few other features to wow consumers ahead of a holiday shopping season

ICT experts downplayed the impact of Yahoo’s decision to close its office in Amman, but urged authorities to do more to make Jordan more attractive for international ICT companies.
12:18 GMT

They said the US Internet giant’s decision to shut down its office in Amman before the end of the year — thus terminating 80 jobs and relocating some staff — is part of Yahoo’s efforts to cut down costs in its international operations.

Huawei & OETC
11:13 GMT
(press release)

The Oman Electricity Transmission Company has announced the completion of an advanced IT project done in partnership with Huawei.

October 16, 2014

During the event
06:34 GMT
(press release)

UAE-based Jannah Hotels & Resorts announced the successful completion of an end-to-end ICT solution project with Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider.

October 15, 2014

Around 85 percent of UAE households own a computer (File/AFP)
10:57 GMT

The UAE's IT market, which was worth an estimated $4.1 billion in 2013, is expected to grow by 8.47 percent until 2018.

Huawei at GITEX
05:26 GMT
(press release)

Huawei has unveiled an advancement to its much-acclaimed Agile Network solution helping local businesses and governments to achieve operational excellence through more agile service innovation.

October 14, 2014

Osman Sultan du CEO speaks at GSMA Mobile 360 Series Middle East
07:09 GMT

Osman Sultan, CEO, du, addressed the GSMA Mobile 360 Series Middle East during GITEX 2014.

Samsung
06:06 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a leader in digital convergence technologies, introduced several new products and solutions across its printing category at at GITEX Technology Week 2014.

October 13, 2014

During the event
10:38 GMT

Ooredoo and the Applied Innovation Institute have hosted the first in a series of “Acceleration Events” in Qatar to support the second Arab Mobile App Challenge (AMAC).