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  • Proposal for e-commerce Negotiations Draws Interest - WTO

    27 November 2016

    GENEVA - China and Pakistan’s proposed approach to e-commerce negotiations drew interest at the 17 November meeting of the WTO Goods Council. According to the WTO, over 20 members took the floor, with many emphasizing the importance of delivering an outcome for next year’s Ministerial Conference.   China, introducing the proposal, said that discussions should focus on the promotion and ....

  • Ericsson Inks Exclusive Multi-year Feature Film Licensing Deal with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution

    24 November 2016

    STOCKHOLM - Ericsson announced in a press release an exclusive, multi-year feature film deal with leading international content distributor, 20th Century Fox Television Distribution, for its subscription video on demand (VOD) service, Nuvu.   The output deal includes 20th Century Fox-produced titles along with an extensive selection of global film franchises for territories across ....

  • ESKADENIA Software Launches ESKA® HR Cloud

    23 November 2016

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - ESKADENIA Software, the leading Jordanian-based provider of world class software products & services, launches ESKA® HR, a cloud-based Human Resources Management System designed to streamline the HR Services of companies and institutions and provide the tools to optimize interactions with employees. ESKA® HR is aimed specifically at reducing the ....

  • 80% of UK Shoppers Demand Transparency from Online Retailers after a Data Breach – NTT Security Shopping Survey

    21 November 2016

    LONDON - Online shoppers want retailers to be transparent and honest if they have suffered a security breach, according to a new UK consumer survey commissioned by NTT Security, the global information security and risk management company. The research, ahead of one of the busiest online shopping periods in the lead up to Black Friday and Cyber Monday and Christmas, also reveals that ....

  • ITU Telecom World Awards 2016 Winners Announced

    21 November 2016

    BANGKOK - International Telecommunication Union (ITU) announced the winners of its prestigious ITU Telecom World Awards, which recognize excellence and innovation in ICT solutions with social impact. According to the Union, the Awards were announced by ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao at a buzzing ceremony in the presence of HE Air Chief Marshal Prajin Juntong, Deputy Prime Minister and ....

  • HP Announces World on Wheels Mobile Labs at Global Citizen Festival India

    20 November 2016

    PALO ALTO, Calif. - HP announced at Global Citizen Festival India a commitment to build and deploy 48 self-contained, Internet-enabled digital inclusion and learning labs aimed at driving digital literacy, education programming, entrepreneurship training, and other community services in rural India.   According to HP, the new program, called HP World on Wheels (WoW), is part of HP’s ....

  • “Designed by Apple in California” Chronicles 20 Years of Apple Design

    20 November 2016

    CUPERTINO, California - Apple announced the release of a new hardbound book chronicling 20 years of Apple’s design, expressed through 450 photographs of past and current Apple products. “Designed by Apple in California,” which covers products from 1998’s iMac to 2015’s Apple Pencil, also documents the materials and techniques used by Apple’s design team over two decades of ....

  • Microsoft and Code.org Announce Free Minecraft Hour of Code Tutorial for Computer Science Education Week

    16 November 2016

    REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft Corp. and Code.org on Tuesday unveiled the Minecraft Hour of Code Designer, a coding tutorial for students and educators created for Hour of Code, an annual, global campaign held during Computer Science Education Week, Dec. 5–11. According to Microsoft, the new web-based tutorial — available for free at http://code.org/minecraft — enables beginner coders to ....

  • Microsoft Announces Largest Wind Energy Purchase to Date

    16 November 2016

    REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft Corp. announced in a press release its largest purchase of wind energy to date with the signing of two agreements. Combined, these agreements represent 237 megawatts of wind energy, which brings Microsoft’s total investment in wind energy projects in the US to more than 500 megawatts.   “Microsoft is committed to building a responsible cloud, and these ....

  • Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization as the Strategic Technology Partner and organized by Midland, Jordan to Host WebTex2017 in April

    13 November 2016

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN-The WebTex 2017 Expo and Conference patronized by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) and organized by Midland will be held at the shores of the Dead Sea April 19-21, 2017.     The event which was announced during a press conference held at the Millennium Hotel in Amman is the first of its kind and will witness the participation of a host of ....

  • Donor Organizations Honor Abu-Ghazaleh with the 'Creativity in Innovation and Digital Transformation' Decoration

    9 November 2016

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   MANAMA - In recognition of HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh's role in professionally and technically supporting, encouraging and developing societies, the Technical Creativity in Charity Work Conference honored the chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) with the Creativity in Innovation and Digital Transformation Decoration, the first recognition ....

  • RIPE NCC, TAG-Org and MENOG Invite Jordanian Network Operators to Training and Members Meeting

    7 November 2016

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN, Jordan - The RIPE NCC, in cooperation with Talal Abu- Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) and in coordination with the Middle East Network Operators Group (MENOG), organized a technical training in Amman October 17 – 19, 2016.     As a neutral, not-for-profit membership association, the RIPE NCC provides a range of tools and services to support the ....

  • Microsoft Unveils Microsoft Teams

    6 November 2016

    REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft Corp. unveiled Microsoft Teams, a new chat-based workspace that further enhances the collaboration capabilities in Microsoft Office 365, the cloud-based productivity offering with more than 85 million monthly active commercial users. Microsoft Teams brings together people, conversations, content and the tools teams need to collaborate, a press release by ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh Adopts Three Projects from Next Level Initiative at a Cost of JD45000

    3 November 2016

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN- Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) adopted three winning projects from the “Next Level” Competition at a cost of JD45000 out of 20 projects that qualified for the finals.      The competition was held at Zain Innovation Campus (ZINC) where the 20 innovators presented their ideas and projects which were selected out of 100 applications ....

  • IBM to Acquire Sanovi Technologies to Expand Disaster Recovery Services for Hybrid Cloud

    30 October 2016

    ARMONK, NY and BANGALORE, INDIA - IBM announced in a press release that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Sanovi Technologies, a privately held company that provides hybrid cloud recovery, cloud migration and business continuity software for enterprise data centers and cloud infrastructure. Adding these capabilities along with advanced analytics will better enable IBM to ....

  • IBM Security Adds Cognitive Behavioral Biometrics to Help Protect Banking Customers from Cybercrime

    30 October 2016

    ARMONK, NY - IBM announced new  behavioral biometric analysis capabilities in its digital banking fraud prevention technology, Trusteer Pinpoint Detect, using patented analytics and machine learning for real-time cognitive fraud detection.  According to IBM, the new behavioral biometric capabilities incorporate the use of machine learning to help understand how users interact with ....

  • Al Mawakeb Schools Go Head-to-head with Neck Stress

    30 October 2016

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   DUBAI - As part of its continued efforts to improve the health and overall well-being of its students, Al Mawakeb Schools, managed by academic solutions provider Academia Management Solutions International (AMSI), recently conducted an awareness campaign to tackle neck muscle stress caused by excessive use of gadgets.       The program aimed at ....

  • Microsoft Launches Brazil Transparency Center to Serve Governments in Latin America

    23 October 2016

    BRASÍLIA - Microsoft announced in a press release that it launched in Brasília (DF) its first Transparency Center in Latin America. The facility promotes trusted and safe computing, a critical point for digital transformation, and serves the specific security needs of public sector. There are Microsoft Transparency Centers covering four regions in the world. The first was launched in 2014 ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh Calls on WTO for A Round of Negotiations on Digital and Knowledge Products Trade

    23 October 2016

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   GENEVA- The World Trade Organization (WTO) General Council meeting was held with the participation of governments, European Commission and international organizations concerned with international trade to discuss the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and WTO’s General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) in addition to the latest development ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh: Man must accept the fact that women are equal and even superior

    18 October 2016

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   DUBAI-The Arab Women’s Council hosted the third "Arab Festival-The Golden Shield of Excellence 2016" at Al Bustan Rotana Hotel in Dubai, the UAE in celebration of distinguished personalities in the field of Social Responsibility at the Arab region level.       Head of the Council Ms. Lina Moukarzel said in her word that this third celebration came to ....