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More than 65 percent of those participating in the survey said mobile banking is an important trend for the future (File/AFP)
The UAE is now ranked as one of the top three countries in the world's online banking sector, according to a technology study. Will it be virtual banking for all in the future?

May 28, 2014

LG’s Heart Rate Earphones
07:29 GMT
(press release)

With an eye on showing consumers that accuracy and comfort should not have to be sacrificed for good looks, LG Electronics (LG) will introduce its first fitness wearable devices to consumers starting this month.

May 27, 2014

Said Al Mawali, Nawras Senior Proposition Manager for Mass Market Segment Consumer Marketing
09:36 GMT

Nawras has revolutionised its recharge portfolio by offering extra credit with every More Credit recharge.

May 26, 2014

Maha Al-Balushi, Nawras Proposition Manger - Youth Segment
09:57 GMT

Nawras has extended their Shahry plan promotions and made them even more attractive, in response to exceptional demand.

09:54 GMT

ASUS recently announced the Fonepad 7 (FE170CG), the latest version of the 7-inch Android device with full 3G telephony functionality.

May 25, 2014

Winning a ban may prove difficult for Apple because Koh, who also presided over the companies' first US trial in 2012, twice rejected the iPhone-maker's request in that case, legal experts have said.
22:10 GMT

Apple, following a jury verdict that Samsung Electronics infringed three of its patents, is seeking a US sales ban on some older models of the South Korean company's smartphones.

During the event
09:31 GMT
(press release)

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has announced plans to host a series of eCommerce workshops entitled ‘eBiz SOS 2014’.

06:14 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (Etisalat), has successfully completed the listing of its USD 7 billion Global Medium Term Note (GMTN) Programme on the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE).

05:55 GMT
(press release)

Brocade announced that the company has collaborated with VMware to provide intelligent and powerful analytics capabilities for Fibre Channel Storage Area Networks (SANs).

May 22, 2014

EBay shares fell as much as 3.2 percent after the latest high-profile hacking attack on a US company.
15:08 GMT

E-commerce company eBay said client identity information including emails, addresses and birthdays was stolen in a hacking attack between late February and early March.

During the event
09:38 GMT
(press release)

Huawei has announced the launch of a new Middle East Hosting Center and cooperative program aimed at empowering local telecom operators to pioneer original communication & entertainment services for the public.

Steve Nola, Group Executive of Dimension Data’s ITaaS Service Unit
08:32 GMT
(press release)

Dimension Data, announced that it has acquired100% of Teliris, a privately-owned cloud video managed services business with offices in London, Connecticut and New York, for an undisclosed sum.

Telecommunication Regulatory Authority
08:20 GMT
(press release)

The Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) confirmed its full support for the second annual ‘United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Student Research Competition’ (UGSRC).

May 21, 2014

During the event
09:20 GMT
(press release)

SAMENA Telecommunications Council participated at the ‘ITU Regional Forum on Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcasting Services in the Arab Region’, being held in Dubai.

May 20, 2014

Shaheen Haque, Territory Manager, Middle East & Turkey at Interactive Intelligence
09:02 GMT
(press release)

Interactive Intelligence Group, a global provider of software and services designed to improve the customer experience, announced its participation at the Middle East Call Center '14 (MECC '14) conference and exhibition.

LG ULTRA HD TV Validation with UL badge
08:43 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics (LG) announced that its ULTRA HD TV (Model :55UB8500) are the first to be validated by UL(Underwriters Laboratories) for delivering color accuracy, contrast ratio and 3D capacities.