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Saudi Arabia’s IT sector is set to grow 23 per cent from $11.5 billion this year to $14.2 billion in 2017.
October 29, 2014 - 19:55 GMT
Saudi Arabia is set to claim $9 billion worth of cloud-based government services.

August 26, 2014

LG G3 Stylus
10:53 GMT
(press release)

Following the recently introduced G3 Beat and G Vista, LG Electronics (LG) today announced another new device with DNA borrowed from the acclaimed LG G3.

Winners from Oman and Egypt Smart Schools Competitions in Ericsson Sweden
09:04 GMT

Ericsson recently hosted six talented students from Region Middle East in the company’s headquarter in Sweden.

August 25, 2014

Nawras
10:17 GMT

Following the success of ‘More Credit’ promotion, Nawras has launched ‘More Internet’ to give prepaid customers additional mobile internet allowances with every recharge of 1, 2, 5 or 10 Rials.

Kaspersky Lab
10:05 GMT
(press release)

Popular connected home entertainment devices pose a real cyber security threat due to vulnerabilities in their software, and a lack of elementary security measures.

Huawei Ascend P7
09:52 GMT
(press release)

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider has announced Mohammed Shafi, 29, as the UAE winner of LIGA BBVA Football Campaign.

LG 4K OLED TV
08:40 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics (LG) today announced the start of sales of the world’s first OLED TV with 4K (3840 x 2160) resolution.

August 21, 2014

The company said anyone using a device running version 4.0 of Android, which is about 85 per cent of Android systems in use today, is potentially vulnerable.
23:56 GMT

Smartphone users in the UAE and the rest of the Middle East and Africa region are in danger of having their bank, email and social media accounts hacked, amid reports that some 178 million mobile devices are now potentially vulnerable

LG G3 UX treatment
10:36 GMT
(press release)

From entry-level to premium, LG has been actively working to provide a consistent and uniform user experience (UX) across its entire mobile product lineup.

CommVault CEO Bob Hammer
09:55 GMT
(press release)

CommVault announced new Simpana cloud management capabilities and Simpana Solution Sets designed to transform how companies of all sizes protect, manage and maximize the value of business information amidst a rising tide of data and compliance requirements.

“Following consumer feedback, we’ve now taken this a step further by bringing our waterproof expertise to a mid-range smartphone for the first time with Xperia M2 Aqua,” he added.
04:55 GMT

Sony has announced the launch of what it dubs ‘world’s most waterproof phone’, the Xperia M2 Aqua, a variant of the mid-range Xperia M2.

August 20, 2014

A U.S. law called Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, or COPPA, imposes strict controls on the collection and use of information about children under 13.
21:08 GMT

Internet companies such as Google and Facebook Inc do not offer their services to children under 13, but it is tough to catch users who sign up by providing false information.

August 19, 2014

Acer Liquid leap family
10:18 GMT

Acer has expanded its presence in Pan America with the arrival of its Liquid smartphones in Mexico.

Samsung SMART CAMERA NX30
10:03 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics announced that the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) has awarded the company multiple awards.

August 18, 2014

VIBE Z2 Pro
09:52 GMT
(press release)

Lenovo today announced the launch of its smartphone portfolio for the first time in Kuwait, carefully designed to fit every style, personality and budget.

Apple is still allowing use of the two chemicals during the early production phases of its products — activities that primarily take place at hundreds of other factories besides the ones responsible for the final assembly of the devices.
04:55 GMT

Benzene is a carcinogen that can cause leukemia if not handled properly and n-hexane has been linked to nerve damage