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Twitter launch new emoji on the occasion of Al-Janadriyah Festival in KSA
Technology & IT | Wednesday 3 February, 2016 12:20 pm
Twitter announced a new partnership with AlDwaliah Company for Advertising and Public Relations AlDwliah@, the franchise of the National Festival for Heritage and Culture "Al-Janadriyah 30". Celebrating the Festival which is dedicated to preserve Saudi heritage and culture, Twitter will...
 100 operators adopt Ericsson Radio Dot System to improve indoor app coverage
Technology & IT | Wednesday 3 February, 2016 4:16 am
About 90 percent of our time is spent indoors. However, results from an Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) ConsumerLab survey reveal that only three in 10 smartphone users find indoor voice quality, coverage and reliability to be good. The challenge will be exacerbated by the 11 times growth in smartphone...
Toshiba Acquiring Land for New Semiconductor Production Facility
Technology & IT | Tuesday 2 February, 2016 12:40 pm
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that it is gearing up for future expanded production of “BiCS FLASH™”, its proprietary 3D flash memory, by acquiring 150,000m2 of land adjacent to its Yokkaichi Operations memory production complex in Mie prefecture. The land...
STC now controls more than half of Kuwait’s Viva
Technology & IT | Tuesday 2 February, 2016 6:14 am
 Saudi Telecom Company recently purchased another 25.8% of the Kuwaiti-owned Viva for $424 million, bringing its total stake in the company to 51.8%, according to a bourse statement released Monday by STC. The purchase came after months of negotiation when, in December, STC made Viva an...
Mobily signs VSR agreement with Al Majdouie Group
Technology & IT | Monday 1 February, 2016 3:39 pm
Mobily has signed a VSR agreement with Al Majdouie Group at their headquarter in the eastern region in Dammam city. Under the agreement, mobily will provide the group with sustainable technical solution. The ceremony was conducted in the presence of Mr. Ismail Al Ghamdi the Chief business officer...
Q&A: World-record Siemens power technology for the Middle East
Technology & IT | Monday 1 February, 2016 2:30 am
Siemens has announced that its H-Class turbine technology has achieved a world-record electrical efficiency and record power generating capacity during a test run in Germany.   Answers by: Dietmar Siersdorfer, CEO, Siemens Middle East and UAE.   What is the impact of this...
Mobily Participates in Leqa’at Exhibition for Online Recruitment
Technology & IT | Sunday 31 January, 2016 2:46 pm
Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) participates in the Leqa’at Exhibition for Online Recruitment as one of the largest participations in the event. The exhibition is organizaed by Human Resource Development Fund (HDF) and will continue till February 4th, 2016.    The aim of the...
‘Samsung Galaxy Studio’ roadshow draws crowds
Technology & IT | Sunday 31 January, 2016 9:50 am
The ongoing Samsung Galaxy Studio Roadshow in Jeddah, aimed at bring Samsung’s latest innovative technologies to life, including the recently launched Galaxy A (2016), Gear S2, Galaxy S6 edge & S6 edge+, Gear VR, and Galaxy Note5, Galaxy View, Galaxy Tab S2 and many accessories that make...
Online shopping still in its infancy in KSA
Technology & IT | Saturday 30 January, 2016 5:46 am
About 5 percent of Saudis shop online, and online marketplaces occupy 25 to 30 percent of the total market, according to recent statistics. Online shopping has a number of risks relating to poor credibility, fraud and delivery delay by some companies and websites. This is true because of the...
GSMA Provides Update for Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2016
Technology & IT | Saturday 30 January, 2016 1:21 am
 The GSMA today provided further details for the 2016 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which will be held 29 June – 1 July 2016 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). The GSMA announced several updates, including a partnership that will bring the International Smart...