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  • Microsoft and Halliburton Collaborate to Digitally Transform the Oil and Gas Industry

    23 August 2017

    HOUSTON - Microsoft Corp. and Halliburton announced plans to enter into a strategic alliance to drive digital transformation across the oil and gas industry. According to Microsoft, the relationship will combine the expertise of a global leader in cloud and digital transformation with a global leader in exploration and production (E&P) science, software and services.   “Halliburton is ....

  • IPsoft Awarded New US Patent for its Virtual Cognitive Agent Amelia

    22 August 2017

    NEW YORK - After an extensive approval process, IPsoft was granted an important patent directly associated with Amelia, the company’s AI platform. According to the company, this patent forms an integral part of Amelia’s first iteration and has since been incorporated into her cognitive infrastructure. It has served a vital role in turning Amelia into the most preeminent ....

  • Last Chance to Enter ITU Telecom World Awards 2017

    22 August 2017

    GENEVA - Less than two weeks remain to submit entries for International Telecommunication Union (ITU)'s high-profile international ITU Telecom World Awards 2017. According to the Union, the awards recognize outstanding and innovative ICT-based solutions realizing social impact. Submit your entry today at bit.ly/ITU-Telecom-Awards-2017.   First launched in 2015, as an integral component of ....

  • AdEPT Telecom Named HSCN Compliant Supplier

    17 August 2017

    Special to TAG-IT news Agency   LONDON - HSCN – Health & Social Care Network – is the data network for health and care organizations that replaced the N3 network in April this year. The migration to HSCN is planned to be completed by August 2020. It will support around 35,000 digital connections across England and Wales - more if it reaches its full potential - creating the largest ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh to Establish a Knowledge Station in Support of "Khotwati” Initiative

    16 August 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh has received MP Khamis Atieh, head of "Khotwati" initiative, and members of the initiative to discuss ways of cooperation and support that can be provided by Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) to the endeavor.   Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh voiced pride in "Khotwati", which contributes to the rehabilitation of public schools in ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh: TAGEPEDIA 1,2 Million Articles Now, Two Millions by the Year End

    16 August 2017

    Special to TAG-IT news Agency   AMMAN - HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh announced that the Arabic content of “Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Digital Encyclopedia” (TAGEPEDIA), one of the projects of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org), exceeded one million and 200 thousand entries, adding that the content will reach up to two million entries by the end of the current year.    Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh ....

  • English Talents School Revamps its Brand Using ESKADENIA® CMS

    16 August 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - The English Talents School, which aims to develop students to have a mature understanding and respect for various world cultures while maintaining their heritage and identity, recently announced the launch of a new school website ets.edu.jo powered by ESKADENIA Content Management System (ESKADENIA® CMS).   The purpose behind launching the new ....

  • Microsoft Announces the Coco Framework to Improve Performance, Confidentiality and Governance Characteristics of Enterprise Blockchain Networks

    13 August 2017

    REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft Corp. announced the Coco Framework, a first-of-its-kind innovation that will advance enterprise adoption of blockchain technology. According to Microsoft, current blockchain protocol technology requires complicated development techniques to meet the operational and security needs of enterprises. The Coco Framework reduces this complexity, and when integrated with ....

  • Huawei and Imagine Announce WTTx Game Changer in the Delivery of Superfast Broadband

    9 August 2017

    SHENZHEN - Huawei and Imagine Communications Group have announced the formation of a strategic partnership which will witness Ireland become the first country to benefit from the deployment of a pioneering national wireless-to the-x (WTTx) network, according to Huawei.   Using the latest released LTE technologies optimised as a purely fixed access network, Imagine will use Huawei’s ....

  • Huawei's Latest-Gen FusionServer 2288H V5 Shatters SPECpower World Records

    9 August 2017

    SHENZHEN - Recently, the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) released the latest SPECpower_ssj® 2008 test results. Huawei's latest-generation FusionServer 2288H V5 scored 13,398 in the test and ranked No. 1 by shattering the world records previously set by all types of servers.   According to Huawei, SPECpower_ssj® 2008 is a performance-specific, power-based benchmark test ....

  • PSUT, INTAJ Support the "One Thousand Entrepreneurs" Initiative

    3 August 2017

    AMMAN - The University of Princess Sumaya for Technology and the Information Technology Association of Jordan (INTAJ) have signed a cooperation agreement to support the “One Thousand Entrepreneurs” initiative launched by INTAJ, which involves providing consultancy support and guidance in the necessary steps for establishing entrepreneurial companies, developing business models, ....

  • Qualcomm to Provide More Students Free, Hands-on STEM Camps this Summer

    31 July 2017

    SAN DIEGO - Building on three years of successful hands-on STEM camps, this summer the Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ continues to grow, with a total of 10 one-week-long camps in San Diego, the DC Metro Area and China. According to Qualcomm, these programs are designed to introduce, inspire and encourage middle school students’ interest in STEM.   Qcamp   The annual summer program from ....

  • Kaspersky Lab at the Frontline Against Cybercrime – 20 Years after Cascade

    25 July 2017

    MOSCOW - As it celebrates its 20-year anniversary, global cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab has seen one man’s mission grow into a global crusade against cybercrime. With innovation and vision at its heart, this year will see Kaspersky Lab take its fight to new heights - launching key initiatives such as the adaptive Kaspersky Security Cloud and the Kaspersky OS - to empower businesses ....

  • Deirdre O’Brien Named Apple’s Vice President of People

    23 July 2017

    CUPERTINO, California - Apple announced in a press release that Deirdre O’Brien, vice president of Worldwide Sales and Operations, has been named vice president of People, reporting to CEO Tim Cook. A nearly 30-year Apple veteran, Deirdre will lead all HR functions including talent development, recruiting, benefits, compensation and business support, as well as overseeing ....

  • Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization Holds its Annual Meeting, Decides to Expand to All Countries of the World in All Services

    23 July 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) held its 2017 Annual General Meeting entitled (100 Offices in 2018) at the Marriot Hotel in Amman under the chairmanship of HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh with the participation of more than 300 directors from the Organization’s offices  around the world.   The three-day annual gathering aimed at drawing plans ....

  • Isabel Ge Mahe Named Apple’s Managing Director of Greater China

    20 July 2017

    Cupertino, California — Apple announced in a press release that Isabel Ge Mahe, vice president of Wireless Technologies, has been named vice president and managing director of Greater China, reporting to CEO Tim Cook and COO Jeff Williams. In this newly created role, Isabel will provide leadership and coordination across Apple’s China-based team.   “Apple is strongly committed to ....

  • Baidu and Microsoft Join Forces in the Intelligent Cloud to Advance Autonomous Driving

    19 July 2017

    EDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft Corp. and Baidu Inc. announced plans to partner in order to take the technical development and adoption of autonomous driving worldwide. As a member of the Apollo alliance, Microsoft will provide global scale for Apollo outside of China with the Microsoft Azure cloud, a press release by the Corporation stated.    “We’re excited to partner with Baidu to take a ....

  • Sheraa-powered Startup ‘Yalla Pickup’ Picks up AED 1 Million in Funding

    18 July 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   SHARJAH - ‘Yalla Pickup’, a mobile application and web-based solution to order pickup trucks to move around large consignments, has received a fresh lease of AED 1 million in funding from its strategic partner ‘The Box’, provider of self-storage and transportation of goods services in the UAE. Catering to both businesses and individual customers, ....

  • Economic Indicators Committee of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Forum Discusses Jordan’s Economic Situation

    17 July 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - The Economic Indicators Committee, one of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Forum (TAGKF) committees, held several meetings to discuss the economic situation in the Kingdom.   Head of the Committee Mr. Ahmad Al Jaloudi stated that the Committee is accurately measuring and reviewing the economic indicators to be able to propose recommendations and to ....

  • LSC Communications Launches Anti-Piracy IntercepTag Technology Platform

    12 July 2017

    CHICAGO - LSC Communications Inc., a leader in print and digital media solutions, announced the release of the company’s IntercepTag solution delivering a platform for verifying textbook authenticity through the scanning of secure unique identifier codes. A press release by the company stated that the platform leverages the scale of LSC's production and distribution facilities and HP’s ....