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  • 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 ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh: We propose to issue a professional certificate in the Arabic language on International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)

    22 January 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   BEIRUT- The International Arab Society of Certified Accountants (IASCA) Board of Directors and General Assembly held their annual meeting in Beirut under the presidency of HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh.      During the meeting Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh stressed the importance of developing and adopting change as well as addressing the needs of youth in the labor ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh Chairs ASREN Shareholders’ Annual Meeting

    22 January 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   BEIRUT – HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh headed the annual meeting of the shareholders of the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) at the American University in Beirut.    Abu-Ghazaleh approved ASREN’s operational plan of 2017, which emphasized pan Arab research and education network development. It also emphasized the importance of services ....

  • GarageBand and Logic Pro X Music Apps Get Major Updates

    22 January 2017

    CUPERTINO, California - Apple announced in a press release major updates to its music creation apps with exciting new features for music makers of all levels on iPhone, iPad and Mac. GarageBand for iOS 2.2 now features the powerful creative synthesizer Alchemy and a new sound browser that makes searching through instruments and patches easier than ever. Logic Pro X 10.3 becomes an even more ....

  • Gartner Says That 20 Percent of Organizations Will Use Smartphones in Place of Traditional Physical Access Cards By 2020

    19 January 2017

    EGHAM, UK - In 2016, less than 5 percent of organizations used smartphones to enable access to offices and other premises. By 2020, Gartner Inc. said that 20 percent of organizations will use smartphones in place of traditional physical access cards.   "A significant fraction of organizations use legacy physical access technologies that are proprietary, closed systems and have limited ....

  • ESKADENIA Software Outlines New Strategies at the Company Annual Strategy Meeting of 2017

    19 January 2017

    Special to Tag-IT News Agency   AMMAN - ESKADENIA Software, the leading Jordanian-based provider of world class software products & services conducted its 2017 Annual Strategy Meeting with the presence of the Company Management and Sales Teams to recap its strategic plan, goals and objectives. The meeting took place at The Movenpick – Dead Sea on January 12, 2017.     ESKADENIA ....

  • Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development Honors Talal Abu-Ghazaleh and Co. Consulting

    19 January 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   RAS AL KHAIMAH - The Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development (RAK-DED) honored Talal Abu-Ghazaleh and Co. Consulting (TAG-Consult) with an award for the Best Interactive Supplier for 2016 in the Consulting Firms category.       The awards were announced during the ceremony organized recently under the patronage of Sheikh Mohamed bin Kayed ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh Holds Specialized Training Workshop on Adobe Photoshop in Oman

    17 January 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   MUSCAT - The Arab Omani Institute for Administrative Training (AOIAT), a member of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org), held a specialized training course in cooperation with the TAG-Org’s Design Department on the uses of Adobe Photoshop program, level I.    The course aimed at introducing the participants to all Program’s aspects including Tools ....