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  • 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 ....

  • HP Advances Office of the Future with Next Generation LaserJet Portfolio

    18 May 2017

    PALO ALTO, Calif. - HP Inc., the global leader in printing, announced in a press release that it launched its new HP LaserJet Enterprise 600 Series devices, with the industry’s most comprehensive security and enhanced productivity.    As the speed of business accelerates, efficient workgroups need smart solutions to stay ahead of the curve. The 600 Series multi-function printers (MFPs) ....

  • Apple Awards Corning First Advanced Manufacturing Fund Investment

    16 May 2017

    HARRODSBURG, Kentucky - Apple announced in a press release that Corning Incorporated will receive $200 million from Apple’s new Advanced Manufacturing Fund as part of the company’s commitment to foster innovation among American manufacturers. The investment will support Corning’s R&D, capital equipment needs and state-of-the-art glass processing. Corning's 65-year-old Harrodsburg ....

  • Microsoft Philanthropies Expands Program that Sends Tech Company Volunteers into High Schools to Teach Computer Science

    15 May 2017

    REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft Philanthropies on Monday announced in a press release the expansion of TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools), which pairs technology professionals with teachers to “co-teach” computer science. The TEALS program will add nearly 100 schools in the United States, and will recruit 1,100 volunteers, for the coming school year. Volunteers come ....

  • ESKADENIA Software Sponsors The Sixth International Insurance Conference – AqabaConf 2017

    15 May 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   AMMAN - ESKADENIA Software, the leading Jordanian provider of world-class software products & services, will participate at the AqabaConf 2017 (The Sixth International Conference) of Jordan Insurance Federation in Aqaba. The conference will take place May 15-17, 2017 at the InterContinental Hotel, Aqaba, Jordan.    As part of ESKADENIA Software and Jordan ....

  • UAE TRA Notification about #wannacry Virus

    14 May 2017

    DUBAI - The #aeCERT team in the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) said that so far we have not received any e-government services cases that are affected by the virus.   TRA calls on the system administrators to increase the degree of readiness and continuous monitoring of the systems and to inform the authority in case their devices got exposed to the virus.   According to the ....

  • Microsoft Announces the Next Wave of Creativity with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

    14 May 2017

    SEATTLE - Microsoft Corp. shared the first details of the next major update to Windows at the Build 2017 developer conference in Seattle, the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Available later this year, the Fall Creators Update delivers new experiences for more than 500 million Windows 10 devices: a new design system; creative experiences that will move with you across Windows, iOS ....

  • 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 ....