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  • WSIS Prizes 2017: World’s Top ‘ICT for Development’ Initiatives Announced

    11 May 2017

    GENEVA - The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has announced the top-90 winning Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) initiatives from around the world competing for prestigious WSIS Prizes 2017, from which will emerge one top Winner and four Champions in each of the 18 prize categories. According to the Union, these 18 category Winners will be announced ....

  • EU Commission Publishes Final Report on E-commerce Sector Inquiry

    11 May 2017

    BRUSSELS - The European Commission's final report on the e-commerce sector inquiry identifies business practices that may restrict competition. It allows the Commission to target its enforcement of EU antitrust rules in e-commerce markets and has already prompted companies to review their practices.   Commissioner Margrethe Vestager in charge of competition policy said: "Certain practices ....

  • Microsoft Announces New Tools and Services to Help Developers Modernize Existing Apps

    11 May 2017

    SEATTLE - Satya Nadella, Scott Guthrie and Harry Shum welcomed thousands of developers to Seattle for Build 2017 — Microsoft’s annual developer conference. During his opening keynote Nadella announced that Windows had reached 500 million Windows 10 monthly active devices and noted how — together — Windows, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Azure offer developers more than a ....

  • Atos and Dell EMC Join Forces to Address the Growing Internet of Things Market

    10 May 2017

    DELL EMC WORLD 2017, LAS VEGAS - Atos, a leader in digital transformation, and Dell EMC announced they are joining forces to address the growing Internet of Things (IoT) and business analytics markets. This collaboration is based on best-in-class hardware and software from Dell EMC combined with the Atos Codex, a complete set of solutions and capabilities to design, build, run and ....

  • One in Four Banks Find it Difficult to Verify the Identity of Online Banking Customers – Kaspersky Lab Warns

    9 May 2017

    LONDON - According to the latest Financial Institutions Security Risks survey, 24% of banks worldwide struggle with the identification of their customers when delivering digital and online banking services. As more than half of banks (59%) anticipate growing financial losses due to fraud in the next three years, the verification of a user’s identity should be taking central stage in the ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh Provides Scholarships to Qualify Accountants in the Arab Countries

    9 May 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman and founder of the International Arab Society of Certified Accountants (IASCA), announced a personal grant he is offering to Arab accountants and graduates.   He said that he will personally bear 50% of the registration fees for the International Arab Certified Public Accountant (IACPA) certificate in Jordan, ....

  • OPPO Launches Selfie Expert F3 for Mid-range Market, Strengthening its Lead on the Group Selfie Trend

    8 May 2017

    GURGAON, Haryana - The camera phone brand OPPO, strengthened the ‘Group Selfie’ trend by launching another Selfie Expert F3, priced at Rs 19,990 for the mid-range market. The F3 is the second in line dual front camera Selfie Expert targeted towards the Group Selfie generation after the recently launched F3 Plus.   According to the company, the F3 features a dual front camera - a ....

  • ESKADENIA Software Exhibits at Algiers International Trade Fair 2017

    8 May 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - ESKADENIA Software, the leading Jordanian-based provider of world class software products and services, will participate in the Jordanian Pavilion at the Algiers International Trade Fair in Algiers, Algeria, being held from the 8th – 13th of May, 2017. The Trade Fair is one of the most prominent events held each year in Algiers, Algeria and is ....

  • Salesforce Expands Relationship with Dell, Signs Multi-Year Commitment to Use Dell EMC Infrastructure and Dell Laptops

    8 May 2017

    ROUND ROCK, Texas - Dell Inc., the essential infrastructure company, announced that Salesforce, the world’s fastest-growing top-five enterprise software company and #1 CRM provider globally, is expanding its relationship with Dell by signing a multi-year commitment to use Dell EMC infrastructure in its global data centers and empower its employees with Dell Latitude laptops.   According ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh and the National Alliance against Hunger Sign MoU for Cooperation in the Field of Electronic Training

    7 May 2017

    Special to TAG-IT news Agency   AMMAN - The Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Professional Training and the National Alliance against Hunger and Malnutrition (NAJMA) signed a cooperation agreement in the field of E-Training.   The two sides agreed to cooperate in implementing training courses in Amman and Irbid through the Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization for Professional Training facilities located in ....

  • IBM Security Executives to Present at KuppingerCole European Identity & Cloud Conference

    7 May 2017

    MUNICH - IBM Security announced in a press release that several executives will present at the KuppingerCole European Identity & Cloud Conference (EIC) from May 9-12 in Munich, Germany.   The KuppingerCole European Identity & Cloud Conference is “Europe’s leading event for Identity and Access Management (IAM), Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC), as well as ....

  • Apple Reports Second Quarter Results

    7 May 2017

    CUPERTINO, California - Apple announced financial results for its fiscal 2017 second quarter ended April 1, 2017. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $52.9 billion and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $2.10. According to Apple, these results compare to revenue of $50.6 billion and earnings per diluted share of $1.90 in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 65 ....

  • Infosys to Establish Four Technology and Innovation Hubs in the United States

    4 May 2017

    INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana - Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, today announced in a press release that it plans to hire 10,000 American workers over the next two years. As part of this initiative, Infosys will open four new Technology and Innovation Hubs across the country focusing on cutting-edge technology areas, including artificial intelligence, ....

  • 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 ....