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  • ESKADENIA Software Exhibits at Bett Middle East 2017 – Abu Dhabi

    4 May 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - ESKADENIA Software, the leading Jordanian-based provider of world class software products and services, participated in Bett Middle East 2017 on the ground floor of the Dusit Thani hotel in Abu Dhabi – UAE from the 25th & 26th of April, 2017. Bett Middle East is one of the most popular and highly attended conferences in the Education Industry, and ....

  • Microsoft Helps Empower Students and Teachers to Create the World of Tomorrow; Unveils New Education Offerings

    3 May 2017

    REDMOND, Wash., and NEW YORK - Microsoft Corp. announced a set of educational products and services, inspired by teachers and students, including a new Windows experience — Windows 10 S — along with new experiences in Microsoft Teams for a modern collaborative classroom, new features in Minecraft and mixed reality that spark creativity, a range of Windows 10 S PCs for K‒12 classrooms, ....

  • Apple Celebrates Store Opening at Dubai Mall

    2 May 2017

    DUBAI - Perched above the Dubai Fountain and in the shadow of the Burj Khalifa, Apple Dubai Mall opened to thousands of customers. According to Apple, customers were the first in the Middle East to experience the just-announced Today at Apple

  • "Today at Apple” Bringing New Experiences to Every Apple Store

    27 April 2017

    CUPERTINO, California - Apple® announced in a press release plans to launch dozens of new educational sessions next month in all 495 Apple Stores ranging in topics from photo and video to music, coding, art and design, and more. The hands-on sessions, collectively called “Today at Apple,” will be led by highly-trained team members, and in select cities world-class ....

  • TRA in the UAE Signs MoU with Dubai Police General HQ to Cooperate in the Field of Information Security

    20 April 2017

    DUBAI - The Telecommunications Regularity Authority (TRA) in the United Arab Emirates signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dubai Police General HQ to enhance cooperation in fields of information security, and work together to resolve related issues. The agreement was signed by H.E. Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, TRA General Director and Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al ....

  • Gartner Says Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Forecast to Increase 12.3 Percent in 2017

    17 April 2017

    STAMFORD, Conn - Worldwide semiconductor revenue is forecast to total $386 billion in 2017, an increase of 12.3 percent from 2016, according to Gartner Inc. Favorable market conditions that gained momentum in the second half of 2016, particularly for commodity memory, have accelerated and raised the outlook for the market in 2017 and 2018. However, the memory market is fickle, ....

  • EFF’s "Spying on Students" Report Highlights Tech Companies’ Data Collection, Parents’ Frustrations

    16 April 2017

    SAN FRANCISCO - School children are being spied on by tech companies through devices and software used in classrooms that often collect and store kids’ names, birth dates, browsing histories, location data, and much more—often without adequate privacy protections or the awareness and consent of parents, according to a new report from Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).   EFF’s ....

  • Microsoft Announces New Licensing Partnership with Casio

    11 April 2017

    REDMOND, Wash., and TOKYO - Microsoft Technology Licensing LLC and Casio Computer Co. Ltd. announced a new patent licensing agreement that includes broad coverage for smartwatch technologies. According to Microsoft, Casio’s smartwatches, which include Casio’s WSD-F10 and WSD-F20 Smart Outdoor Watch, enable modern personal connectivity, while also coming equipped with many sensors ....

  • Jordan Electric Power Company Selects IBM Cloud for Infrastructure Overhaul

    11 April 2017

    AMMAN - IBM announced in a press release that Jordan Electric Power Company (JEPCO) has selected IBM Cloud to transform and modernize its IT infrastructure.   Founded in 1938, JEPCO is responsible for distributing and retailing electricity in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Its customer base accounts for approximately 65 percent of the Kingdom’s consumers.   The company relied on its ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh Chairs the Annual Meeting of Arab International Society for Management Technology

    9 April 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   Amman - The Arab International Society for Management Technology (AIMICT) held its annual meetings under the chairmanship of its president H.E. Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, with its members attending.   The meeting discussed and then approved the annual report of the Society’s administrative board for the year ending on 31/12/2016. It also discussed the final ....

  • ESKADENIA and Jerusalem Insurance Successfully Deploy Eight Software Systems in 3 Months

    5 April 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - ESKADENIA Software announced the successful conclusion of the implementation of eight of its ESKA® Insures and ESKA® Business Manager Software Systems with Jerusalem Insurance Company 3 months after Project Initiation. The deployment project was initiated in December 2016 and fully closed in March 2017 with a celebration by all involved at the ....

  • “Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Professional Training” and AlMotahida Education Group Sign Partnership Agreement

    5 April 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Professional Training Group (TAGI-Train) and AlMotahida Education Group (AEG) signed a partnership agreement in the field of digital education in the presence of HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh.    The agreement was signed by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) Executive Director Mr. Ramez Quneibi and Chairman of AEG Mr. Mohamed ....

  • Big Data and Business Analytics Western European Revenues Forecast to Reach $34.1 Billion This Year, According to IDC

    2 April 2017

    LONDON - A new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Big Data and Analytics Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC) forecasts that Western European revenues for Big Data and business analytics (BDA) will reach $34.1billion in 2017, an increase of 10.4% over 2016. Commercial purchases of BDA-related hardware, software, and services are expected to maintain a compound ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Forum Commends Efforts of Minister of Housing and World Bank at “Housing Finance in Jordan” Roundtable

    30 March 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Forum (TAG-KF) held a roundtable to discuss the reality of housing finance in Jordan in the presence of HE Mr. Sami Halaseh, Minister of Public Works and Housing, HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization, and representatives of the World Bank.   The session is a part of other meetings ....

  • TAG-Org and Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization Publish A Report on Public Spaces for Sustainable Urbanization

    28 March 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   NEW YORK- Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) and the Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization (CSU) jointly published "Public Spaces for Sustainable Urbanization: Proceedings of the 5 October 2015 Conference at UN Headquarters."     The new publication follows other key books specialized in the subjects of future cities and refugees based on a ....

  • Gartner Survey Finds CIOs in China Preparing for a Digital Ecosystem Surge

    27 March 2017

    STAMFORD, Conn. - CIOs in China are investing their fast-growing IT budgets in digitalization, according to Gartner Inc. Gartner's annual global survey of CIOs found that the great success of digital-born companies in China, such as Alibaba and Tencent, is encouraging more Chinese enterprises to build or participate in digital ecosystems.   The 2017 Gartner CIO Survey gathered data from ....

  • FLC Production & Model Management Launches Region’s First Talent-booking APP

    26 March 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   DUBAI - FLC Production & Model Management, part of FLC Group – a Dubai-based Marketing Services Agency, has launched the region’s first Model and Talent booking app. Available for both IOS and android users, this free application offers clients a revolutionary way to select talent for their upcoming campaigns.   “At FLC, we are constantly looking for ....

  • Apple introduces iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT) RED Special Edition

    23 March 2017

    Cupertino, California — Apple announced iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition in a vibrant red aluminum finish, in recognition of more than 10 years of partnership between Apple and (RED). According to Apple, this gives customers an unprecedented way to contribute to the Global Fund and bring the world a step closer to an AIDS-free generation. The special ....

  • TAG-Consult and MoJ sign Agreement to Archive Lawsuits and Notary Documents

    19 March 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and Talal Abu-Ghazaleh & Co. Consulting (TAG-Consult) signed an agreement to archive all lawsuits and notary documents; implementing the strategic plan of the Ministry to develop courts’ procedures and protect all its lawsuits and files.    The agreement was signed by Secretary General of the Ministry Judge Ahmed ....

  • Talal Abu-Ghazaleh & Co Consulting signs Cooperation Agreement with KADDB

    16 March 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN – Talal Abu-Ghazaleh & Co Consulting (TAG-Consult) and King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) signed a cooperation agreement to develop the Bureau’s AS9100, the Aerospace Quality Management System.   Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org), founded in 1972, is the largest global group of professional service firms in ....