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A Saudi woman films an Islamic ceremony on her phone (File/AFP)
October 15, 2014 - 11:24 GMT
Saudis love using their phones! The kingdom's market is the largest in the Middle East with 53 million subscriptions in 2013 alone.

August 10, 2014

GALAXY Tab 3 Kids
07:13 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced its updated Kids Store feature which is available in Kids Mode on Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Tab S.

The tech rumour mill is rife with talk about two new Apple iPhones set to be launched within a few weeks.
04:55 GMT

The tech rumour mill is rife with talk about two new Apple iPhones set to be launched within a few weeks.

August 6, 2014

VIVA new branch
10:15 GMT
(press release)

VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, announced today that it has added five new branches to its network amounting to a total of 55 branches across Kuwait, reinforcing its presence and growing closer to its customers.

Lenovo VIBE Z2 Pro
05:56 GMT
(press release)

Lenovo today introduced the Lenovo VIBE Z2 Pro,the most feature-rich and powerful model within its flagship VIBEsmartphone series.

August 5, 2014

IBM
10:37 GMT
(press release)

IBM announced the new cloud-based solutions and a Talent and Change consulting practice to enable organizations to use analytics and workforce science to identify top talent, deepen employee engagement and manage transformational change to provide differentiated client experiences.

During the event
09:25 GMT
(press release)

VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, announced that the top 20 qualifying players will be travelling to Manchester – England.

August 4, 2014

Etisalat’s enhanced roaming network includes all GCC countries, allowing customers to enjoy data usage anywhere in the region as well as in 36 new destinations.
19:57 GMT

Etisalat makes traveling this summer easier with the expansion of its preferred partner network for data roaming.

Mr. Rabih Nasr receiving the award onbehalf of his company
11:26 GMT

Information and Communication Technology W.L.L today proudly announced it has won the 2014 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for Qatar.

Huawei
09:18 GMT
(press release)

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today announced the business performance of its Consumer Business Group (BG) for the first half of 2014.

Alongside the opportunities of entering one of the world’s few remaining frontier mobile markets are the many challenges of reaching scattered rural communities in Myanmar.
04:55 GMT

In June, radical monks urged a boycott of Ooredoo because it hails from Qatar.

August 3, 2014

LG Electronics
12:14 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics Inc. (LG) announced a165 percent increase in second-quarter net profit compared with the same period last year, reflecting strong earnings from both the TV and mobile operations.

Acer V6 Series Monitors
08:56 GMT
(press release)

Acer’s V6 series monitors made with post-consumer recycled (PCR) material has been selected for the Best Choice Green ICT award at Computex 2014.

July 31, 2014

Apple denied creating any "back doors" for intelligence agencies.
20:14 GMT

Personal data including text messages, contact lists and photos can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicized techniques by Apple Inc employees,

Saleem Al Balooshi, Executive Vice President of Network Development and Operation, du
10:52 GMT

du announced yet another milestone with the successful field test for LTE-A Carrier Aggregation between the 800MHz band and the 1800MHz band, a new mobile broadband technology.

July 30, 2014

ASUS
08:23 GMT

ASUS today announced Strix DSP, a gaming headset with audio station, Strix Claw optical gaming mouse, Strix Tactic Pro mechanical gaming keyboard and Strix Glide Control and Glide Speed gaming mouse pads.