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The Dawn Of Cyber World War I

Experts say looming IT attacks could be catastrophic for global business and even cost lives.

BlackBerry 10: First Industry Reactions In The UAE

The new smartphone, launched globally on Wednesday, received positive reactions.

BlackBerry’s BB Z10 To Launch On Feb 10 In UAE

The new touch screen smartphone will be priced at Dhs2,599 in retail stores.

Exclusive: Kaspersky CEO Rules Out IPO

Eugene Kaspersky rejects public listing but says cyber terrorism is a growing reality.

BlackBerry Launches New BB10

Simultaneous launches took place around the world including in Dubai.

BlackBerry 10 Launches Today: Will RIM Survive?

The new range of BlackBerry smartphones are expected to determine the future of Canada-based Research In Motion (RIM).

Twitter Announces New Partnership In MENA Region

The micro-blogging site has made its first business move in the region, teaming up with Connect Ads.

BlackBerry 10 Buzz Builds As Launch Date Nears

The much-awaited new smartphone line-up from RIM will be launched in Dubai and five other cities on January 30.

Mona Lisa’s Toshiba Smile

Toshiba’s MEA managing director, Yasuyoshi Matsunaga, talks about powering the world’s fastest elevator and Middle East expansion.

Top 10 Search Terms In The UAE

Gangnam Style tops Google’s list of the search terms that saw highest amount of traffic in 2012 in the UAE.

iPad Mini To Launch In UAE

The iPad 4 and iPhone 5 are also both going on sale over the same two-day period.

Countdown Begins For UAE Launch Of iPhone 5

Local distributors say they have been receiving numerous queries for Apple’s latest smartphone.

UAE’s Etisalat Plans Midnight Launch Of iPhone 5

The UAE telecoms operator will officially launch Apple’s much-anticipated smartphone at 12 am on December 13.

New Online Trading Platform Offers Bespoke Service

Tradable allows users to download crowd-sourced apps tailored specifically to suit their needs.

Cybercrime In UAE To Rise In 2013

Experts say companies and individuals in the country will face targeted cyber attacks next year.

Saudi Arabia Cyber Attack Was Aimed At Oil

Saudi Aramco speaks for the first time about the virus that shut down its internal network.

flydubai Shows Hollywood HD Movies

The low-cost carrier is the launch customer for the ‘Fiber-To-The-Screen’ system by Lumexis, enabling HD movies to be shown simultaneously in every seat back.

Top 10 Over-Used Buzzwords On LinkedIn In UAE

“Motivated” topped the list of words used by LinkedIn members in the UAE in 2012.

Samsung, Apple Continue Billion Dollar Legal Dispute

Samsung says the jury foreman’s past dispute with one of its companies may have influenced the August verdict.

iPhone 5 To Launch In Middle East On December 14

Apple has announced the official launch date for the iPhone 5 in the UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain.

Antivirus Not Enough To Protect Middle East

Online security needs to shift its focus, says CEO, as 1.5 million people are hit.

Psy’s Gangnam Style Is YouTube’s Most-Viewed Video

The South Korean pop song has had over 812 million views since it was posted on the site in July.

Top 10 iPhone Apps In The UAE

A mix of social media apps, info services and games feature on the list.

Four Kuwaitis Detained Over Twitter Comments

They will be detained for 10 days for questioning, an official has said.

Windows 8 OS Launches In ME; Experts Warn Of Piracy

Microsoft formally launched its new operating system, Windows 8 in the Middle East on Monday.

PayPal Launches Dubai Office; Aims To Expand ME Footprint

The global online payment provider currently has one million customers in the MENA region.

Apple To Pay Samsung’s Court Fees After Poor Apology

A UK judge orders the Californian giant to cover its rivals costs after it fails to obey court order.

Nokia Launches Lumia 920 In Middle East

The new Windows Phone 8 enabled handset has made its official debut in the region.

REVEALED: Top 10 Tweeters In The Middle East

UAE-based commentator Sultan Al Qassemi is the most connected Twitter user in the region, says new study.

How To… Create a Digital Strategy

Define your target market and budget time and money wisely to reap returns from your digital strategy, says Andrew Lee Miller, marketing director of YaDig.com.