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Internet Privacy Tops IT Security Concerns In 2014

Recent revelations from the NSA scandal and the rising number of cyberthreats have exacerbated online privacy concerns.

Apple’s iPhone 5 Is UAE’s Most Popular Smartphone – TRA

iPhone 5 had a marketshare of 2.8 per cent in the third quarter, slightly higher than Samsung’s Galaxy S3.

Top 10 Google Search Terms In The UAE

Ramadan 2013, Gangnam Style and smartphones’ search queries top Google 2013 trending list for the UAE.

MENA Governments Urged To Develop Mobile Apps

Governments in the region must create well-designed apps that allow citizens to connect frequently and directly with them, says study.

How To Market Yourself In The Digital Era

It is important to identify your goal for being online, says Joumana Hage, senior strategic planner at creative solutions company CHEIL.

Trend Micro Warns Of Monthly Cyber Attacks In 2014

The security firm said advanced mobile banking and targeted attacks will accelerate over the next year.

PS4 In The UAE – What You Need To Know

The most powerful gaming console ever goes on sale in the UAE at midnight on Thursday 12 December.

Most Overused Word On LinkedIn UAE Is ‘Responsible’

The second and third most popular buzzwords in the UAE were ‘effective’ and ‘strategic’.

Dubai Expo 2020: No Major Short-Term Impact On IT Sector

The UAE’s ICT sector could record additional growth of around one to two per cent because of Expo 2020, says IDC.

Is Your Business Properly Backed Up?

Should disaster strike, many businesses in the Middle East do not have sufficient backup and recovery plans in place says Fady Richmany, senior regional director, backup and recovery systems for Turkey, Eastern Europe, Africa, and Middle East at EMC.

Big Data & Cloud Technology In Formula One

How important are the two buzzwords in today’s IT market to the most glamourous sport in the world? We asked Graeme Hackland, IT and IS director at the Lotus F1 Team.

Samsung Launches New Galaxy Tablet For Kids

The Galaxy Tab 3 Kids, priced at Dhs899, comes with educational tools and safety features.

Top 10 Social Media Tips For Businesses

Ahmed Dawood, founder of social media marketing firm for corporates and small businesses Phenomena, shares his top ten tips for companies on social media.

Cyber Security – The Gulf’s Looming Concern

As the Middle East’s tech landscape is challenged by the use of social media and smartphones, experts warn that companies need to be prudent about their online safety policies.

Saudi Aramco Denies Suffering Another Cyber Attack

In August 2012 Aramco suffered an attack on 30,000 computers.

Five Minutes With…Dadkarim Mulla, CEO & Co-Founder, Amodoria

Lead by example and inspire those around you, says the co-founder of luxury technology brand Amodoria.

Young Saudis Getting Creative On YouTube

With a population of 28.3 million, Saudi Arabia is now the biggest user of YouTube per capita in the world.

Twitter Shares Found Suitable For Islamic Investment

The social media company’s share price soared in last week’s New York Stock Exchange debut after a $1.8 billion initial public offer.

Prototype CEO: Why Your Company Needs Mobile Apps

Alexander Rauser, CEO of mobile application builder Prototype Interactive, shared his insights on the industry in the Middle East with Gulf Business.

Sony Launches Wearable Action Cam

The new video camera allows hands-off recording with a wristwatch remote.

Etihad Towers Abu Dhabi Launches Concierge App

The app, developed by Evolvin Networks, is believed to be a first for Abu Dhabi.

Gulf’s Tech Market “White Open Field” – Dell President

Marius Haas, president of Enterprise Solutions at Dell, spoke exclusively to Gulf Business at Gitex Technology Week 2013.

BBM Welcomes Over 20 Million New Users In First Week

BBM community grows to more than 80 million active users across BlackBerry, Android and iPhone devices globally.

Samsung Unveils Dhs2,499 Gold Galaxy S4 In UAE

The Korean company is launching two gold editions of the feature-packed Galaxy S4.

The Business Of Securing The Web – Kaspersky Interview

Garry Kondakov, chief sales, marketing & support officer at internet security firm Kaspersky Lab, talks increased IT security awareness, B2B and B2C trends and expansion plans in the Middle East.

UAE Has Highest Malware Infection Rate In ME

Around 20 per cent of businesses in the Middle East experienced an average of three security breaches in the last 12 months.

Nokia Unveils First Windows Tablet, Lumia 2520, In Abu Dhabi

The phone manufacturer also launched two new Lumia smartphones and three new Asha models.

SAP Cashes In On Cloud And In-Memory Computing

SAP’s early adoption of cloud and in-memory computing has helped the company stay ahead of the game in the Middle East.

BlackBerry Launches BBM For Android, iOS Users

The service will be rolled out in a phased manner to ensure a “smooth” customer experience, said the company.

Cloud Computing In Middle East ‘Here To Stay’

Valerio Romano, managing director of Technology Consulting at Accenture, speaks exclusively to Gulf Business.