Sunday 26 April 2015

Dubai summit to focus on cybersecurity issues

Leading IT experts will discuss latest strategies in combatting the most sophisticated weapons used by cybercriminals for launching malicious attacks at the Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference (GISEC) which opens on Sunday (April 26) in Dubai. More than 5,000 trade vi


Sharjah Airport Free Zone partners with Microsoft

Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (Saif Zone) signed a MoU with Microsoft for co-operation in the field of information systems and technology and the development of electronic services and raise awareness of intellectual property rights (IPR). The agreement was signed by Sa


Zain Iraq applies for Baghdad share listing

Zain Iraq, the country's biggest mobile phone network operator by subscribers, has applied for a listing on Baghdad's stock exchange, parent firm Zain told Reuters, taking the first step in a long-delayed plan to go public. Iraq's three mobile network firms were requi


Batelco offers new residential broadband package

Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco) has announced the launch of a 300Mbps residential broadband package. The package is meant for users demanding high speeds and thresholds, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication. It fe


UAE’s TRA hosts ICT workshop with Irish firms

The UAE’s General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunications Sector (TRA) staged an ICT Workshop today (April 23) at its Abu Dhabi headquarters with a delegation featuring 17 Irish ICT companies. The Irish team was headed by Richard Bruton, the country’s Minister


TransAD’s ‘AbuDhabi Taxi’ app wins award

Abu Dhabi’s The Centre for Regulation of Transport by Hire Cars (TransAD) has won the ‘Excellence in Geographic Information System (Gis) Implementation Award’ in recognition of its innovative service, the mobile application – “AbuDhabi Taxi”, which uses Gis t


Giada Introduces new mini pc system

Giada Technology, an industry leader in Mini PC, embedded systems and servers for small and medium enterprises, has unveiled the F110D, a compact fanless mini pc system. The F110D with Intel Baytrail Celeron Processor and lower power consumption, primarily targets organisations i


Gisec to reveal tactics against advanced malware

Experts will reveal technologies and solutions to effectively fight against increasing attacks using advanced malwares at the Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (Gisec) opening in Dubai, UAE on Monday (April 26). The third edition of the event will run until April 28 a


Saudi's Mobily names new managing director

Saudi Arabia's Mobily has appointed Khalifa Hassan al-Shamsi as managing director, the loss-making telecommunications operator said on Thursday. Shamsi will replace disgraced predecessor Khalid Al Kaf, who left Mobily in February following an earnings scandal that led the com


Truecaller launches redesigned app for Windows Phone 8

Truecaller has launched a redesigned app for Windows Phone 8, while will support the company’s global mission to transform the phonebook with a new set of useful features to improve the communications experience. Available to download in the Windows Phone Store, the upgrade

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