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How long will it take for aggressive and rich competitors like the top Internet companies to move into this space?
November 20, 2014 - 16:15 GMT
Internet platforms like Facebook, Google and Amazon are developing banking products that will probably become future foreign competition for the UAE banking sector.

September 10, 2014

Nawras Campus
06:36 GMT

An Ordinary General Meeting OGM of the Omani Qatari Telecommunications Company SAOG, “Nawras”, was held at 3pm on Tuesday 9 September 2014 at the Capital Market Authority in Ruwi.

VIVA’s Chairman, Mr. Adel Mohamed El Roumi
05:26 GMT
(press release)

VIVA announces that His Highness, Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, is the recipient of the United Nations Humanitarian Leader award and Kuwait was named Global Humanitarian Centre in recognition of their social and humanitarian contributions rendered to nations around the world.

September 9, 2014

The iPhone 6 will feature a larger 4.7 inch retina HD screen, while a 5.5 inch model also will be offered.
20:19 GMT

The iPhone 6 will feature a larger 4.7 inch retina HD screen, while a 5.5 inch model also will be offered.

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.

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.

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

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

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