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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.

62% Of UAE Cannot Recognise A Phishing Message

Kaspersky Lab report digs up alarming statistics about the UAE’s vulnerability to scam attacks.

Souq.com Receives New Buyer, Naspers Limited

South African media group Naspers has acquired a minority stake in the Middle East e-commerce site, for a rumoured $40 million.

Apple’s iPad Mini To Reach UAE Before Year-End

Apple’s new smaller tablet is expected to ‘officially’ reach UAE shelves within the next three months, say retailers.

Apple’s Supercharged iPad 4 Is Here

Apple’s souped up iPad 4 is twice as fast as the previous model.

Middle East Begins To Embrace Cloud

Companies in the region have begun to make the transition to adopt cloud computing, say experts.

Top 10 Trends At Gitex 2012

Gulf Business provides a round up of the Middle East’s biggest ICT event.

Egypt’s IT Sector Plans 20,000 New Hires In 2013

The country’s IT sector aims to post double digit growth rates by the end of next year, says Egypt’s Communications and IT minister.

LIVE at Gitex 2012

Gulf Business reports live from MENA’s biggest ICT event.

Lenovo Sees 46% Q3 Growth In UAE Marketshare

The company is planning to launch new PCs and tablets later this year and expand regional presence.

Gitex: Kaspersky Plans Security Software For Nuclear Plants

The system is at the prototype stage, and the Moscow-based company is in talks with government bodies.

The Rapid Rise Of Budget Tablets

Bargain-bucket tablets are quickly outselling laptops in the UAE, say retailers.

Gitex: Cyber Crime Is Massive Regional Threat, Warn Experts

Lack of awareness about IT security in the region is leading to a rise in online criminal activity, say experts.

Gitex: Microsoft To Launch Arabic Enabled Phone

World famous tech brand is to also launch its new Windows 8 software on October 26, with an exclusive local launch in Dubai.

Emerson Plans $25m Investment In Saudi

The global technology company plans to build an innovation centre in the Dhahran Techno Valley.

Gitex: Ford Showcases Seat To Read Heart Beat

The biometric seat being developed by the car maker will be able to monitor driver wellness and stress levels.

Silicon Valley Start-Up Targets MENA Growth

AnchorFree offers a safer way to browse the web, preventing hackers from public WiFi access.

Gitex 2012: Tomorrow’s World

The region’s largest ICT event takes place this month from 14-18 October at Dubai’s World Trade Centre.

Gitex: 1,000 New Launches Expected This Year

Dubai’s biggest annual technology event hopes to welcome over 130,000 visitors.

5 Minutes With…Anurag Agarwal, MD, Canon Middle East

Canon is hiring in the Middle East as it expands its presence in the region, says Anurag Agarwal, the company’s regional managing director.

LinkedIn Opens First Office In Middle East

The professional networking site will open an office in Dubai to help grow its MENA database.

HP To Launch Envy 2X Hybrid Tablet In ME

The new tablet-laptop hybrid will be launched in the region next month along with the release of Windows 8.

Apple’s iPhone 5 Draws Rave Reviews

The tech giant received more than two million orders for the iPhone 5 within the first 24 hours of its launch.

Apple iPhone 5 In UAE Late September

Apple’s latest product will be on US shelves from September 21st, and should be available in the UAE just after that.

Apple’s iPhone 5 Is Finally Here

The anticipation is over as the latest iPhone is revealed as taller, thinner, lighter and 4G enabled.