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  • 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 ....

  • NXP Honored as 2016 Top 100 Global Innovator

    15 January 2017

    EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands - NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced in a press release that Clarivate Analytics, formerly the Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, has listed NXP in its highly anticipated list of 2016 Top 100 Global Innovators. The report honors the most innovative corporations and institutions in the world determined by analyzing proprietary data ....

  • NXP Unveils High-power Wireless Charging Solution for Notebooks & 2-in-1 Tablets

    15 January 2017

    LAS VEGAS - NXP Semiconductors N.V.  introduced the first high-power wireless charging solution for notebooks and 2-in-1 tablets, with up to 100W of delivered power, covering the entire range of power supply requirements for this segment. At

  • HP Delivers New Mobile Capabilities to Retailers

    15 January 2017

    PALO ALTO, Calif. - In advance of the National Retail Federation Convention in New York, HP unveiled two new solutions that provide retailers with the mobile tools they need to engage customers more deeply and fully empower their associates. According to the Incorporation, the new HP Elite x3 Mobile Retail Solution and the HP MX12 Retail Solution help retailers reinvent the customer ....

  • Allocate Software Establishes New organization to Support Growing Customer Demand in Defense, Maritime and Offshore Industries

    12 January 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   LONDON - Allocate Software, a leading provider of workforce and resource optimization software, has established a new organization to support the company’s continued growth in its defense, maritime and offshore business. The new company, Dynama has been created as a stand-alone business and reflects the company’s strategy to focus separately on both its ....

  • Building Sustainable Green Infrastructure with Green Walls and Green Roofs

    12 January 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   DUBAI - Rapid population growth coupled with people across the world migrating to cities has fueled the growth rate of urban development. With rapid urbanization and diminishing natural landscapes and greenery, the need for managing urban areas and developing sustainable cities is at the core focus of every government.   To offset the environmental and ....

  • Mu Sigma Launches “Meta-software”

    11 January 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   LONDON - Mu Sigma, a leading global provider of decision science and big data analytics solutions, announced the launch of “Meta-software”, its new approach to analytical solutions for business problems. As a set of analytical solution frameworks, Meta-software operates as software building blocks that are adaptable to varying business problems through ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh Patronizes Panel Discussion Entitled “The Impact of Institutional Innovation and Creativity on the National Economy”

    10 January 2017

    Special to TAG-IT news Agency   AMMAN – Under the patronage of HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, a panel discussion entitled “The Impact of Institutional Innovation and Creativity on the National Economy” was held as part of the sessions of the Ninth Creativity & Innovation Forum 2016 – Practical Applications which was convened by the Rethinkers Company. The forum took place from ....

  • Liquidware Labs Announces the Release of Stratusphere UX 5.8.6

    9 January 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   LONDON - Liquidware Labs, a leader in desktop transformation solutions, today announced the general availability of Stratusphere UX 5.8.6 with a number of new features, including new virtual GPU (vGPU) metrics as well as dashboard enhancements, greater security and more. The company is demonstrating the software at Citrix Summit 2016 Anaheim this week (Booth ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh Chairs the 2nd International Conference on Open Source Software Computing

    9 January 2017

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency   BEIRUT - HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) chaired the 2nd International Conference on Open Source Software Computing (OSSCOM), held at the Lebanese University in Beirut.    OSSCOM is an ongoing project supported by the European Commission- TEMPUS and is based on the theme of promoting partnerships ....