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  • Abu-Ghazaleh highlights the role of EUMEDCONNECT3 in advancing e-Infrastructure for research and education in Jordan, Lebanon, and Palestine

    14 March 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN – HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Chairman of the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) highlights the role of the EU-funded EUMEDCONNECT3 project in advancing e-Infrastructure for research and education in Jordan, Lebanon, and Palestine. The project has been extended for 3 years and its co-funding has been increased from 36% to 60% of the ....

  • Digital Shadows Expands Visibility into Evolving Mobile Driven Risks

    14 March 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   London and San Francisco – Digital Shadows today announced new enhancements to its SearchLight™ digital risk management service helping organizations detect and respond to mobile application threats against their employees and consumers. SearchLight now offers identification of malicious and unsanctioned applications in official and third-party ....

  • ESKADENIA Software Exhibits at the Mobile World Congress 2017 – Barcelona

    8 March 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - ESKADENIA Software, the leading Jordanian-based provider of world class software products and services, participated in the 1st Jordanian Pavilion at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, considered one of the most popular and highly attended conferences in the Telecom Industry. The extraordinary four-day event was held from the 27th of FEB ....

  • Talal Abu-Ghazaleh & Co. Consulting, UN-ESCWA, AIDMO Launch the Arab Project for Nanotechnology in Water Desalination and Solar Energy

    28 February 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency      AMMAN - Talal Abu-Ghazaleh & Co. Consulting (TAG-Consult) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA) and the Arab Industrial Development and Mining Organization (AIDMO), operating under the League of Arab States, to prepare feasibility studies for nanotechnology-based ....

  • Microsoft opens Cybersecurity Center to Protect Mexicans

    26 February 2017

    MEXICO CITY - To reinforce its commitment to help people, companies and countries within Latin America to continue their journey towards digital transformation, Microsoft announced in a press release that it is launching a Cybersecurity Engagement Center in Mexico, part of a global initiative to present the company’s unique perspective on matters of IT security, which is not only the ....

  • Bernstein and Cisco to Host Service Provider Tech Talk

    22 February 2017

    SAN JOSE, Calif. - Cisco will host a Tech Talk with Bernstein to discuss Cisco’s Service Provider strategy and outline why there’s never been a better time to transform.  Yvette Kanouff, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Service Provider Business, will be answering questions during the session, live from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Interested parties can find more ....

  • ‘What a Cloudy Day’ ebook teaches Children the Difference between Various Types of Clouds

    21 February 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   LONDON - With over 100 different types out there, clouds are probably one of the most overlooked elements in nature, yet the information they hold within their shape and formations can be both interesting and useful. Now, a new ebook for children by author and entrepreneur Monique Chambers, called What a Cloudy Day, aims to teach children about the most ....

  • Swyx Shapes the Global Online Conversation on Unified Communications - Onalytica

    21 February 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   LONDON - Swyx is considered to be one of the top 100 influencers on Twitter when it comes to "unified communications" according to a new report from Influencer Relationship Management company, Onalytica. Covering both brands and individuals, Swyx comes eighth in the list of most prominent companies, giving them a dominant voice within the active online ....

  • Gartner Says Governments in Middle East and North Africa to Spend $11.6 Billion on IT in 2017

    20 February 2017

    DUBAI - Governments in the Middle East and North Africa are projected to spend US $11.6 billion on IT products and services in 2017, according to Gartner, Inc. This forecast includes spending on internal services, software, IT services, data center systems, devices and telecom services. Government comprises state and local governments and national government.   Telecom services, which ....

  • Flipkart and Microsoft Forge Cloud Partnership to Expand e-commerce in India

    20 February 2017

    BANGALORE, India - Microsoft Corp. and Flipkart, India’s leading marketplace, on Monday announced a strategic partnership to provide consumers in India with the best online shopping service. As a first step in the broad collaboration between the two companies, Flipkart will adopt Microsoft Azure as its exclusive public cloud platform. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Flipkart Group CEO and ....

  • WWDC, Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, Returns to San Jose

    19 February 2017

    CUPERTINO, California - Apple announced in a press release its 28th annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) — hosting the world’s most talented developer community — will be held at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose. The conference, kicking off June 5, will inspire developers from all walks of life to turn their passions into the next great innovations and apps that ....

  • Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization Represents AIMICT at ISO/TC 176 Meetings in the Netherlands

    16 February 2017

    Special to TAG-IT news Agency   ROTTERDAM - Representative of the Arab International Society for Management Technology (AIMICT) and International Executive Director of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh & Co. Consulting Mr. Khaled Abu Osbeh took part in the meetings of the ISO Technical Committee 176 (ISO/TC 176) and its sub-committees that have been recently held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.    The ....

  • TAG-Org and MTLS Cooperate in Training in the Field of Medical Tests

    12 February 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org)/Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Society (TAG-KS) and the Medical Technology and Laboratory Society (MTLS) signed a cooperation agreement to unite their efforts in training and capacity building in the field of medical tests.  The agreement was signed by Executive Director of Training, Mr. Tariq Hammad, ....

  • Lechler GmbH Switches to Intershop Commerce Suite

    9 February 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency    JENA, METZINGEN - When it comes to e-commerce, Lechler GmbH will continue to rely on the solutions and expertise offered by Intershop Communications AG. The company signed a license agreement to this end in Metzingen, in Baden-Württemberg. Lechler is a family-run company that develops and produces atomizer nozzles for a wide range of applications and is ....

  • Carbon Black Unveils Breakthrough Technology, ‘Streaming Prevention,’ to Stop Both Malware and Non-Malware Attacks

    6 February 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   MAIDENHEAD, UK - Carbon Black, the leader in next-generation endpoint security, today unveiled “Streaming Prevention,” a cybersecurity technology that redefines the Next-Generation Antivirus (NGAV) market by combining a breakthrough prevention model with market-leading detection and response to stop both malware and non-malware attacks.   “Streaming ....

  • MatrixCare Awarded 2017 Best in KLAS for Long-Term Care Software

    6 February 2017

    BLOOMINGTON, MN - MatrixCare®, the largest long-term post-acute care (LTPAC) technology provider in the United States, announced in a press release that it has been awarded the prestigious 2017 Best in KLAS Award for Long-Term Care Software. The title of Best in KLAS is a highly coveted recognition of outstanding efforts to help healthcare professionals deliver better care. Based on ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh & Silatech establish "Khadamati": a portal to connect craftsmen with employers in Palestine

    1 February 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   DOHA - Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) and Silatech Organization signed a partnership agreement to establish the "Khadamati" portal which connects craftsmen with stakeholders in Palestine.    This portal enables job seekers to market and advertise their services and professional capabilities. The employers, through the portal, post a job or a ....

  • Microsoft Cloud Strength Highlights Second Quarter Results

    31 January 2017

    REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft Corp. announced in a press release the following results for the quarter ended December 31, 2016:   • Revenue was $24.1 billion GAAP, and $26.1 billion non-GAAP • Operating income was $6.2 billion GAAP, and $8.2 billion non-GAAP • Net income was $5.2 billion GAAP, and $6.5 billion non-GAAP • Diluted earnings per share was $0.66 GAAP, and ....

  • Facebook Upgrades Login Security for its 1.79 Billion Users by Integrating Security Keys into its Social Platform

    29 January 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   LONDON - Facebook has upgraded the login security for its 1.79 billion users by integrating the unphishable protection of the FIDO U2F (universal 2nd factor authentication) Security Key into its social platform.   This means Facebook users, from individuals to the largest organizations, can have peace-of-mind knowing their account is safe and protected with ....

  • FTC Releases New Report on Cross-Device Tracking

    24 January 2017

      WASHINGTON, DC - The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released Cross-Device Tracking: An FTC Staff Report that describes the technology used to track consumers across multiple Internet-connected devices, the benefits and challenges associated with it, and industry efforts to address those challenges. According to the Commission, the report concludes by making recommendations to ....