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  • Gartner Says Supply Chain Management Market Will Exceed $13 Billion in 2017, Up 11 Percent from 2016

    22 June 2017

    STAMFORD, Conn - The supply chain management (SCM) market will exceed $13 billion in total software revenue by the end of 2017, up 11 percent from 2016. It is on pace to exceed $19 billion by 2021, as software as a service (SaaS) enables new revenue opportunities.   "Between 2017 and 2021, Gartner forecasts nearly $6 billion in total software revenue will be added to the SCM market," said ....

  • Gartner Identifies the Top Technologies for Security in 2017

    19 June 2017

    NATIONAL HARBOR, MD. - Gartner Inc. highlighted the top technologies for information security and their implications for security organizations in 2017. According to Gartner, analysts presented their findings during the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit.   "In 2017, the threat level to enterprise IT continues to be at very high levels, with daily accounts in the media of ....

  • Microsoft Premieres Xbox One X, World’s Most Powerful Console

    12 June 2017

    LOS ANGELES - Microsoft Corp. unveiled the world’s most powerful console, Xbox One X (formerly code-named “Project Scorpio”) and its largest and most diverse games lineup in E3 history. Broadcast for the first time in 4K UHD on Mixer, Xbox showcased a record 42 games in its briefing including 22 with console exclusivity from creators large and small, a press release by Microsoft ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh and Supreme Judge Discuss Plans to Develop SJD Programs

    11 June 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh received a delegation representing the Supreme Judge Department (SJD) headed by His Eminence Dr. Abdel Karim Al Khasawneh, chief justice of the Kingdom, within the cooperation framework between Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) and the Department. The two sides discussed means of bilateral cooperation that mainly ....

  • Dvmap: Android Malware with a New Technique for Controlling Devices appears on Google Play - Kaspersky

    11 June 2017

    MOSCOW - Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered an unusual new Trojan being distributed through the Google Play Store. According to Kaspersky, the Dvmap Trojan is capable not only of obtaining root access rights on an Android smartphone, it can also take control of the device by injecting malicious code into the system library. If successful, it can then delete root access, which helps to ....

  • Gartner Says Worldwide Server Shipments Declined 4.2 Percent in the First Quarter of 2017; Revenue Declined 4.5 Percent

    11 June 2017

    STAMFORD, Conn. - In the first quarter of 2017, worldwide server revenue declined 4.5 percent year over year, while shipments fell 4.2 percent from the first quarter of 2016, according to Gartner Inc.   "The first quarter of 2017 showed declines on a global level with a slight variation in results by region," said Jeffrey Hewitt, research vice president at Gartner. "Asia/Pacific bucked the ....

  • Qualcomm Brings the Power of Amazon Web Services to the Edge by Facilitating Development of IoT Solutions Using AWS Greengrass

    11 June 2017

    SAN FRANCISCO - Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated announced in a press release support for Amazon Web Services (AWS) Greengrass in select system-on-chips (SoCs) designed to help manufacturers accelerate development of IoT products with edge processing capabilities using the new AWS Software Solution. Manufacturers expected to commercialize solutions running ....

  • iPad Pro, in 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch Models, introduces the World’s Most Advanced Display and Breakthrough Performance

    11 June 2017

    SAN JOSE, California - Apple introduced an all-new 10.5-inch iPad Pro and a new 12.9-inch iPad Pro, featuring the world’s most advanced display with ProMotion technology and incredible performance with the new A10X Fusion chip. According to Apple, the new 10.5-inch model reduces the borders by nearly 40 percent to fit into an incredibly compact package that still weighs just one pound. ....

  • Al Fayez and Abu-Ghazaleh Sign Agreement to Transform the Senate into Smart and Knowledge-based Institution

    8 June 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - HE Senate President, Mr. Faisal Al Fayez, and HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org), signed an agreement that aims at transforming the Senate into a smart and knowledge-based institution.   The agreement seeks to develop and upgrade all Senate  professional and technical services as well as provide ....

  • Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Academy Organizes ‘Accounting as A Tool for Decision Makers’ Panel Discussion

    8 June 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Academy organized a panel discussion on ‘Accounting as a Tool for Decision Makers’ chaired by HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh in the presence of a host of decision makers from different sectors.   The discussions aimed at outlining suggestions and recommendations to prepare a training program for decision makers that enables them ....

  • Developer Earnings from the App Store Top $70 Billion

    8 June 2017

    CUPERTINO, California - Apple announced in a press release that its global developer community has earned over $70 billion since the App Store launched in 2008. The App Store is home to the most innovative apps in the world and in the past 12 months alone, downloads have grown over 70 percent. From breakout hits like Pokémon GO and Super Mario Run to other standout launches such as ....

  • Apple Unveils All-new App Store

    8 June 2017

    SAN JOSE, California - Apple unveiled the all-new App Store, designed from the ground up to make discovering apps and games easier than ever before. According to Apple, the beautifully redesigned App Store is packed with original stories and editorial, updated daily in a new Today tab, as well as new Games and Apps tabs. Compelling stories, in-depth interviews, helpful tips and collections ....

  • Gartner Survey Reveals the Number of Enterprise Mobile Apps Is Not Accelerating

    5 June 2017

    SYDNEY - Enterprise Application Trends Will Be Addressed at Gartner's Application Architecture, Development and Infrastructure Summit in Sydney, July 24-25.   More than a quarter of enterprises globally have not built, customized or virtualized any mobile apps in the last 12 months, according to the latest mobile app survey* by Gartner, Inc.   This number is surprisingly high, Gartner ....

  • Microsoft Announces 2017 Partner of the Year Winners and Finalists

    4 June 2017

    REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft Corp. announced the winners and finalists of the Microsoft 2017 Partner of the Year Awards. According to Microsoft, the annual awards recognize top Microsoft partners demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. Award winners and finalists from around the world will be recognized at ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh Patronizes Jubilee School’s 14th Arab Youth Competition for Electronic Design

    29 May 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - For the eighth year in a row, HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh patronized  the results announcement ceremony of the 14th Arab Youth Competition for Creative Electronic Design held by the Jubilee School which also included the inauguration of ‘Jubitech 14’ ICT Exhibition.   In his key address, Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh expressed his pride of and respect for the ....

  • Announcing the new Surface Pro

    29 May 2017

    SHANGHAI - Microsoft Corp. unveiled the new Surface Pro, the next generation of the iconic product line and the most versatile laptop on the planet. According to Microsoft, the new Surface Pro delivers the most performance and battery life in a laptop that is this thin, light and quiet. Surface took the category it created and pushed it a step further by bringing up to 13.5 hours of battery ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh signs Agreement with Razzaz, Donates 100 TAGITOPs to King Abdullah II Schools for Excellence

    28 May 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN – The Ministry of Education, and Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) have signed an agreement to donate 100 TAGITOP computers to King Abdullah II Schools for Excellence. Ten TAGITOPs will be donated to each School to be used for learning purposes in the computer labs. The agreement was signed by Minister of Education HE Dr. Omar Razzaz and ....

  • Nokia and Apple sign Patent License and Business Cooperation Agreement, Settle all Litigation

    23 May 2017

    CUPERTINO, California and Espoo, Finland - Nokia and Apple announced that they have settled all litigation related to their intellectual property dispute and agreed a multi-year patent license, a press release by Apple stated.   “This is a meaningful agreement between Nokia and Apple,” said Maria Varsellona, Chief Legal Officer at Nokia, responsible for Nokia’s patent licensing ....

  • UN Human Rights Office Announces Landmark Partnership with Microsoft

    22 May 2017

    GENEVA and REDMOND, Wash. - The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights announced a landmark five-year partnership with Microsoft Corp. As part of the agreement, Microsoft will provide a grant of $5 million (USD) to support the work of the UN Human Rights Office. According to Microsoft, this represents an unprecedented level of support from a private-sector organization.   A ....

  • Indegene and Microsoft Announce Strategic Alliance to Deliver New Life-sciences-Focused Business Applications

    18 May 2017

    Oakville, Ont. and Redmond, Wash. - Indegene, a global healthcare solutions provider, and Microsoft Corp. are collaborating to deliver the next generation of commercial cloud applications to life sciences. Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales will combine with the Indegene Omnipresence platform to create a modern, mobile, multichannel CRM solution specifically for sales and medical ....