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GE highlights role of innovation in driving Kuwait’s growth at 2015 Engineering Innovation Forum
Technology & IT | Thursday 5 February, 2015 3:12 pm
Highlighting its commitment to localization, GE (NYSE: GE) has joined hands with the College of Engineering & Petroleum at Kuwait University to host the 2015 Engineering Innovation Forum held at the Radisson Blu Hotel Kuwait, with the objective of engaging and inspiring the younger generations in...
Epson showcases latest Ink Tank System printers in the UAE
Technology & IT | Thursday 5 February, 2015 2:43 pm
Epson showcased its latest range of ITS printers at an event held in UAE. Epson’s high-capacity ink tank enables users to keep their printing costs low, increase productivity and reduce downtime. The purpose-built ink tank is fully integrated into the printer so users can enjoy reliable colour...
Half of consumers in Saudi Arabia on hold to call centres give up within five minutes
Technology & IT | Thursday 5 February, 2015 1:10 am
Half of the consumers in Saudi Arabia (48%) using call centres get frustrated and hang up within five minutes of waiting for an answer, according to new research commissioned by Virgin Mobile Saudi Arabia. After 10 minutes fewer than one-in-10 callers (8%) is still on the line waiting for an...
The first Nikon DSLR with touch screen LCD monitor and built-in Wi-Fi
Technology & IT | Wednesday 4 February, 2015 2:28 pm
Nikon Middle East & Africa FZE unveils the Nikon D5500 DSLR in the UAE, the world’s smallest, lightest and slimmest DSLR.The 24.2-megapixel DX-format camera is designed for aspiring photographers seeking to challenge convention by creating images in new and exciting ways. The D5500 also comes...
SAUDIA (SV) and SAP Sign MoU to Support Kingdom’s Workforce of the Future
Technology & IT | Wednesday 4 February, 2015 2:05 pm
SAUDIA, the Kingdom’s national carrier and global enterprise software leader SAP, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to boost the Kingdom’s economy and employment opportunities.In the Kingdom, small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) account for 90 percent of all businesses and 60...
Technology & IT | Wednesday 4 February, 2015 1:29 pm
- State-of-the-Art Technology Used by Virtual Contact Centre Offers Middle East Clients Substantial Cost and Time-Saving BenefitsTeleperformance, the global leader in outsourced multichannel customer experience management, today announced the launch of the Middle East and Africa’s first ever...
Teradata Acquires RainStor
Technology & IT | Wednesday 4 February, 2015 9:17 am
— Teradata Corp. (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, today announced that it completed the acquisition of RainStor, a privately held company specializing in online big data archiving on Hadoop. This acquisition strengthens Teradata’s enterprise-grade Hadoop...
Mobily launches Ranan application program interface (API)
Technology & IT | Tuesday 3 February, 2015 3:22 pm
Mobily has developed the possibility of buying Ranan ringtones through launching the Ranan application program interface (API) in an innovative move, aiming to enhance the sales of this unique service.This API enables Websites that hosts various content, like Islamic, poetry, entertainment or...
Ericsson and Landis+Gyr partner to empower Smart Metering and Smart Grid projects in the Middle East
Technology & IT | Tuesday 3 February, 2015 2:43 pm
Landis+Gyr, global provider of energy management solutions, and Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC), global technology communications and services provider, have created a partnership to address the Middle East’s Smart Metering and Smart Grid transformation projects. Under the terms of the partnership,...
Samsung Introduces Galaxy A7 for a Seamless Social Experience
Technology & IT | Tuesday 3 February, 2015 2:01 pm
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. unveiled the new Galaxy A7, one of the slimmest Galaxy smartphones equipped with premium hardware for a superior social experience. Combining powerful multitasking performance with sophisticated design, the Galaxy A7 expands on the popular services provided by the...