As the 20-hour assault by Taliban insurgents on Kabul’s diplomatic and military enclave drew to a close on Wednesday, insurgents and coalition forces decided to prolong the battle the modern way: on Twitter.
With a parallel launch of Long Term Evolution (LTE) services in Saudi Arabia, by Mobily and Saudi Telecom Company (STC), the intense data race has become even more evident with a clear agenda to maximize market share and gain early leadership.
AppsGeyser University officially launched; Graduates first Class
AppsGeyser announces the first batch of developers to graduate from AppsGeyser University, which provides end-to-end support for App developers to create and market successful apps by following 4 core modules: Plan->Create->Distribute->Grow.
The last few months have been kind to tech lovers, with many cool new gadgets hitting these shores. Let’s take a look at the ones that hold the capacity to blow the competition out, including two cellphones that are anything but run-of-the-mill, a tablet that does a pretty good ‘iPad-killer’ impression and a couple of games that make the long hours summer hours seem slightly less boring.
JEDDAH: The electronic government program, which was introduced in the Kingdom back in 2003, has so far not been able to satisfy the ambitions of citizens and only made slow progress, officials involved in the project said Wednesday.
Say hello to your next Ford. OK, so it won't look exactly like this, but soak it all in because the latest Blue Oval concept making its world debut at the 2011 Frankfurt motor show next week is the ultimate expression of Ford's new global design language. Meaning, well, say hello to your next Ford.
JEDDAH: The number of mobile phone subscriptions in the Kingdom reached about 54.8 million by the first half of this year, according to an electronic bulletin published by the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC).
AMMAN - Jordanians spend more time using the Internet via desktops and laptops than watching TV, according to a website launched by Google that provides highlights on behaviour of Internet users in the region.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, September 14, 2011 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
(Nasdaq: BCSI) today announced its next-generation Blue Coat® CacheFlow® 5000 appliance, which delivers a significant leap forward in performance and capacity -- more than three times greater throughput and cache storage compared to the previous version --
NAGRA brings the user experience to new levels with “Project Ultra,” its HTML5 model user interface (UI) for 4K television and connected devices
Project Ultra unleashes the power of HTML5 to deliver spectacular design and immersive navigation in the limitless 4K media environment
“Zoomable” user interface leverages the larger 4K screen to deliver an intelligent and intuitive way to search, discover and view content
(Deira, UAE: 15th September 2013): Local artist utilized Sharp’s versatile 20” Multi-Touch Display Monitor as platform to create new-age art at ‘Against the Tides’ art exhibition being held in Diera from the 11th – 14th of September.
Open source solutions provider Red Hat Inc today announced general availability of Red Hat Software Collections 1.0.
Available via select Red Hat Enterprise Linux subscriptions, Red Hat Software Collections delivers the newest, most stable versions of open source runtime components to subscribers on a lifecycle that is separate from Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Thin client shipments in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) in the second quarter of this year increased marginally by 0.1%, year on year, to 407,417 units, according to results published by International Data Corporation (IDC) in its EMEA Quarterly Enterprise Client Device Tracker.
The prestigious “CEO of the Year Award – Telecom “ went this year to Ahmad Abdul karim Julfar, Group Chief Executive Officer of Etisalat Group.
This year’s winners were handpicked by a well-reputed specialist panel of 19 judges, who thoroughly evaluated some 982 entries, out of which they shortlisted 50 candidates. And following a closed voting, 16 winners were announced yesterday in the 16 categories.
Telekom Austria has entered into a partnership with Eutelsat to launch a new B2B DTH platform targeting principally Central and Eastern Europe, as well as wider regions of Western Europe, via 16 degrees East.
Speaking in a press conference at IBC, Reinhard Zuba, group chief marketing officer, Telekom Austria Group, said that satellite TV is the company’s next step to convergence, in a process that began its home market in 2007 and continued in Bulgaria and Croatia following acquisitions in the two countries.
Huawei joins ICT industry leaders and government stakeholder at Critical Communications Middle East 2013 conference
With public safety a key priority for government organizations across the Middle East, Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, is set to lead discussions at this year’s Critical Communications Middle East Conference and Exhibition highlighting how governments in the Middle East can better leverage investments in ICT infrastructure to ensure public safety on the national level.
The UAE retail channel for ICT and consumer electronics (CE) products is witnessing increasingly spiky sales patterns, experiencing major peaks and troughs from one month to the next, as the impact of specific sales events exacerbates market volatility. The UAE retail channel has already experienced Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) and Abu Dhabi Electronics Shopper in 2013, and the inaugural Gitex Shopper Spring – dubbed mini-Gitex by some vendors – is currently taking place in Dubai.
Jacky’s Electronics, the UAE’s leading multi-brand consumer electronics retailer, is expecting a surge of product sales, from the usual off-peak period during the month of April, brought in by the four-day event of the first Gitex Shopper Spring Edition.
Dubai, UAE, May 2, 2013 – ZOTAC International, a global innovator and manufacturer of graphics cards, mainboards, mini-PCs and accessories, today supercharges the TITAN with the ZOTAC GeForce GTX TITAN AMP! Edition, the world’s fastest single GPU graphics card.
In 1987, the film RoboCop debuted and featured a half-man half-robot cop patrolling the streets of Detroit, but now some car companies are planning on replacing cop cars in Los Angeles with drone cars by 2025.
Indian telecoms group Bharti Airtel has appointed Christian de Faria as CEO of Airtel Africa, effective 1 January, 2014.
De Faria will join Airtel Africa on September 16, 2013. He will be based in Nairobi and will report to Manoj Kohli, who currently heads up the African unit as part of his role as CEO of international operations.
Networking vendor Brocade has named Bill Lipsin as its vice president of worldwide channel and global systems integrator sales.
The company characterised the appointment as indicative of its increasing focus on channel driven-sales as opposed to business through its OEM partners, which has traditionally accounted for a majority of the firm's revenues.
Sales leader to head up Newtec operation in multiple Middle Eastern countries Former Siemens Enterprise Communications and Gulfsat Communications executive Eric Van Hoecke has been appointed by satellite communications specialist Newtec to lead many of its sales activities in the Middle East.
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