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In the third quarter, Apple made a net profit of $7.75 billion and revenue of $37.4 billion, fuelled by healthy sales of Mac and iPhone
July 24, 2014 - 08:38 GMT
Consumer electronics giant Apple expects revenues to be flat in the fiscal fourth quarter ending September and predicts revenue to be between $37 billion and $40 billion.

May 14, 2014

Etisalat has completed its purchase of a 53 per cent stake in Maroc Telecom from Paris-listed Vivendi for €4.14 billion euros.
11:53 GMT

The UAE operator has bought into Maroc Telecom through a separate legal entity, Etisalat International North Africa

Faisal Al Bannai, CEO, axiom
09:55 GMT
(press release)

Axiom has been named as one of the UAE’s top social media brands, according to a new report from a prominent research company.

In addition to the self-serve advertising products launch, which until now was closed to Israeli businesses, last week, Twitter launched its Accounts service for Israeli businesses to help them take their first steps in advertising on Twitter
03:55 GMT

With 255 million active monthly users, the bluebird of Twitter Inc. officially landed in Israel on Tuesday

Mobile penetration in Jordan reached 156 per cent at the end of 2013, with 10.3 million mobile subscriptions, according to official figures.
03:55 GMT

Mobile penetration in Jordan reached 156 per cent at the end of 2013, with 10.3 million mobile subscriptions, according to official figures.

May 13, 2014

Sultan Al-Wahaibi, Nawras Network Implementation and Infrastructure Director
10:24 GMT

Nawras launched its 3rd 3G+ carrier services on the 900MHz band last Friday, across several cities countrywide.

LG webOS UL and Intertek
10:13 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics announced that its revolutionary webOS Smart TV platform has been acknowledged by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and Intertek for its sublimely convenient graphical user interface.

ASUS
09:37 GMT

ASUS today announced the Z97-WS motherboard for workstations.

Amr Refaat, GM of IBM Middle East and Pakistan & Dr. Easa Bastaki, President of University of Dubai
07:33 GMT

IBM and the University of Dubai, today announced a plan to establish a Smarter Cities Institute.

Oakili said the ministry plans to take stern action against individuals and companies who trade in fake computer programs.
05:42 GMT

The US has barred 34 Saudi scholarship students from completing their studies at its universities and banned 40 Saudi tourists from entering its territories and returned them home for using unlicensed programs on their laptops,

May 12, 2014

Ooredoo
11:34 GMT
(press release)

Ooredoo today announced the establishment of Ooredoo Global Services (OGS), which will serve as the Group’s wholesale arm.

Huawei at LTEMENA 2014
11:20 GMT
(press release)

Huawei has proposed a roadmap for how telecom operators in the MENA region will be able to drive new revenue streams from LTE through additional solutions and services developed for local consumers.

EMC
06:29 GMT

EMC Corporation announced “The XtremIO $1Million Guarantee” for EMC XtremIO all-flash array customers.

May 11, 2014

Huawei Ascend P7
12:43 GMT
(press release)

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today unveiled the highly anticipated Huawei Ascend P7.

During the event
06:27 GMT
(press release)

Ooredoo and the Leo Messi Foundation announced a series of new initiatives that will transform their ongoing mobile health clinic programme in Indonesia into a global force for better healthcare in the developing world.

The new system will save time and money and speed up completion of accident reports.
03:55 GMT

The programme will have electronic maps linked to satellites to determine accident sites and will allow the reconstruction of the accident scene.