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  • PSUT, INTAJ Support the "One Thousand Entrepreneurs" Initiative

    3 August 2017

    AMMAN - The University of Princess Sumaya for Technology and the Information Technology Association of Jordan (INTAJ) have signed a cooperation agreement to support the “One Thousand Entrepreneurs” initiative launched by INTAJ, which involves providing consultancy support and guidance in the necessary steps for establishing entrepreneurial companies, developing business models, ....

  • Qualcomm to Provide More Students Free, Hands-on STEM Camps this Summer

    31 July 2017

    SAN DIEGO - Building on three years of successful hands-on STEM camps, this summer the Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ continues to grow, with a total of 10 one-week-long camps in San Diego, the DC Metro Area and China. According to Qualcomm, these programs are designed to introduce, inspire and encourage middle school students’ interest in STEM.   Qcamp   The annual summer program from ....

  • Kaspersky Lab at the Frontline Against Cybercrime – 20 Years after Cascade

    25 July 2017

    MOSCOW - As it celebrates its 20-year anniversary, global cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab has seen one man’s mission grow into a global crusade against cybercrime. With innovation and vision at its heart, this year will see Kaspersky Lab take its fight to new heights - launching key initiatives such as the adaptive Kaspersky Security Cloud and the Kaspersky OS - to empower businesses ....

  • Deirdre O’Brien Named Apple’s Vice President of People

    23 July 2017

    CUPERTINO, California - Apple announced in a press release that Deirdre O’Brien, vice president of Worldwide Sales and Operations, has been named vice president of People, reporting to CEO Tim Cook. A nearly 30-year Apple veteran, Deirdre will lead all HR functions including talent development, recruiting, benefits, compensation and business support, as well as overseeing ....

  • Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization Holds its Annual Meeting, Decides to Expand to All Countries of the World in All Services

    23 July 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) held its 2017 Annual General Meeting entitled (100 Offices in 2018) at the Marriot Hotel in Amman under the chairmanship of HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh with the participation of more than 300 directors from the Organization’s offices  around the world.   The three-day annual gathering aimed at drawing plans ....

  • Isabel Ge Mahe Named Apple’s Managing Director of Greater China

    20 July 2017

    Cupertino, California — Apple announced in a press release that Isabel Ge Mahe, vice president of Wireless Technologies, has been named vice president and managing director of Greater China, reporting to CEO Tim Cook and COO Jeff Williams. In this newly created role, Isabel will provide leadership and coordination across Apple’s China-based team.   “Apple is strongly committed to ....

  • Baidu and Microsoft Join Forces in the Intelligent Cloud to Advance Autonomous Driving

    19 July 2017

    EDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft Corp. and Baidu Inc. announced plans to partner in order to take the technical development and adoption of autonomous driving worldwide. As a member of the Apollo alliance, Microsoft will provide global scale for Apollo outside of China with the Microsoft Azure cloud, a press release by the Corporation stated.    “We’re excited to partner with Baidu to take a ....

  • Sheraa-powered Startup ‘Yalla Pickup’ Picks up AED 1 Million in Funding

    18 July 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   SHARJAH - ‘Yalla Pickup’, a mobile application and web-based solution to order pickup trucks to move around large consignments, has received a fresh lease of AED 1 million in funding from its strategic partner ‘The Box’, provider of self-storage and transportation of goods services in the UAE. Catering to both businesses and individual customers, ....

  • Economic Indicators Committee of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Forum Discusses Jordan’s Economic Situation

    17 July 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - The Economic Indicators Committee, one of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Forum (TAGKF) committees, held several meetings to discuss the economic situation in the Kingdom.   Head of the Committee Mr. Ahmad Al Jaloudi stated that the Committee is accurately measuring and reviewing the economic indicators to be able to propose recommendations and to ....

  • LSC Communications Launches Anti-Piracy IntercepTag Technology Platform

    12 July 2017

    CHICAGO - LSC Communications Inc., a leader in print and digital media solutions, announced the release of the company’s IntercepTag solution delivering a platform for verifying textbook authenticity through the scanning of secure unique identifier codes. A press release by the company stated that the platform leverages the scale of LSC's production and distribution facilities and HP’s ....

  • WTO Marks 20 Years of the Information Technology Agreement (ITA)

    29 June 2017

    GENEVA - To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the ITA, the WTO launched a new publication entitled “20 Years of the Information Technology Agreement: Boosting trade, innovation and digital connectivity”. According to the WTO, the publication describes how this agreement has evolved over the past two decades and the significant impact it has had on worldwide trade in ....

  • TAG Releases Info Sharing Tool to Help Members Block Ads from Pirate Apps

    29 June 2017

    WASHINGTON, DC - The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) announced in a press release that it launched the TAG Pirate Mobile App Tool, a new shared resource to help members prevent their advertising from appearing on mobile apps that distribute pirated content, like protected music, movies, TV shows, and games. At launch, the tool includes more than 8,000 apps that violate ....

  • Box and Microsoft Partner for Cloud Content Management with Azure

    29 June 2017

    EDWOOD CITY, Calif., and REDMOND, Wash. - Box Inc. and Microsoft Corp. announced an expanded partnership to jointly offer Box cloud content management with Azure to enterprise customers, a press release by Microsoft stated. Box will use Azure as a strategic public cloud platform, and the companies commit to shared go-to-market investments, including initiatives to co-sell Box with Azure. In ....

  • The Markle Foundation and Microsoft Partner

    29 June 2017

    NEW YORK and REDMOND, Wash. - The Markle Foundation and Microsoft Corp. announced a three-year partnership to expand Markle’s Skillful initiative, a data-driven approach to connecting American workers and businesses in a rapidly evolving labor market, a press release by Microsoft stated. While advances in technology have helped the economy overall, some American workers are ....

  • Gartner Says Supply Chain Management Market Will Exceed $13 Billion in 2017, Up 11 Percent from 2016

    22 June 2017

    STAMFORD, Conn - The supply chain management (SCM) market will exceed $13 billion in total software revenue by the end of 2017, up 11 percent from 2016. It is on pace to exceed $19 billion by 2021, as software as a service (SaaS) enables new revenue opportunities.   "Between 2017 and 2021, Gartner forecasts nearly $6 billion in total software revenue will be added to the SCM market," said ....

  • Gartner Identifies the Top Technologies for Security in 2017

    19 June 2017

    NATIONAL HARBOR, MD. - Gartner Inc. highlighted the top technologies for information security and their implications for security organizations in 2017. According to Gartner, analysts presented their findings during the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit.   "In 2017, the threat level to enterprise IT continues to be at very high levels, with daily accounts in the media of ....

  • Microsoft Premieres Xbox One X, World’s Most Powerful Console

    12 June 2017

    LOS ANGELES - Microsoft Corp. unveiled the world’s most powerful console, Xbox One X (formerly code-named “Project Scorpio”) and its largest and most diverse games lineup in E3 history. Broadcast for the first time in 4K UHD on Mixer, Xbox showcased a record 42 games in its briefing including 22 with console exclusivity from creators large and small, a press release by Microsoft ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh and Supreme Judge Discuss Plans to Develop SJD Programs

    11 June 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh received a delegation representing the Supreme Judge Department (SJD) headed by His Eminence Dr. Abdel Karim Al Khasawneh, chief justice of the Kingdom, within the cooperation framework between Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) and the Department. The two sides discussed means of bilateral cooperation that mainly ....

  • Dvmap: Android Malware with a New Technique for Controlling Devices appears on Google Play - Kaspersky

    11 June 2017

    MOSCOW - Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered an unusual new Trojan being distributed through the Google Play Store. According to Kaspersky, the Dvmap Trojan is capable not only of obtaining root access rights on an Android smartphone, it can also take control of the device by injecting malicious code into the system library. If successful, it can then delete root access, which helps to ....

  • Gartner Says Worldwide Server Shipments Declined 4.2 Percent in the First Quarter of 2017; Revenue Declined 4.5 Percent

    11 June 2017

    STAMFORD, Conn. - In the first quarter of 2017, worldwide server revenue declined 4.5 percent year over year, while shipments fell 4.2 percent from the first quarter of 2016, according to Gartner Inc.   "The first quarter of 2017 showed declines on a global level with a slight variation in results by region," said Jeffrey Hewitt, research vice president at Gartner. "Asia/Pacific bucked the ....