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UAE Android Users Alert: Scams Associated With Mobile Apps

Android users in the UAE reported charges of more than AED 1000 per year from unwanted subscriptions. Empello, the leader in anti-fraud solutions for value-added...

UAE Internet Users Are Keen on Communicating and Entertaining

A recent Kaspersky Lab International Ltd. survey on the daily Internet activities has revealed the UAE users are more likely to use a variety...

2013 Mobile World Congress – First Impressions

Affordable smartphones, new OS, mobile payment and cloud services were seen during the first day of this year’s Mobile World Congress The annual Mobile World...

Women are an Underserved Market for Mobile Financial Services

A study released today by the GSMA mWomen Programme and Visa Inc. entitled, Unlocking the Potential: Women and Mobile Financial Services in Emerging Markets,...

Video Messaging, Picture Sharing, HD Video Go Mobile with Skype

When you ask people “What’s Skype?”, pretty often the answer you’ll get is “it’s a free video calling app for PC or Mac.”...

CNN and Nokia announce International Partnership

CNN and Nokia today announced a multi-level international collaboration where Nokia becomes a key part of CNN's roster of mapping providers, delivering its rich...

Mashreq Touts First Middle East M-pay Device

Mashreq, a Dubai-based bank, has launched a smartphone-based mobile payment device which it claims is the first such debut in the Middle East. Such...

UAE among Top 5 ‘At Risk’ Regions for Mobile Security

A report published by Aruba Networks, an HP company, has found that the ‘West is Best’ for mobile security and pinpointed the most at-risk...

How to use Skype to share holiday spirit

The holidays are a time when people want to gather with family and friends, but it’s not always easy to get together in person....

Did you register your SIM card?

Both UAE telcos, Etisalat and du, soon will completely cut outgoing services to subscribers who have not renewed their SIM card registration. var uri =...

Wireless devices raise risk of brain cancer; Five billion worldwide exposed

The cancer agency of the World Health Organization states using cell phones and other wireless gadgets may put humans at bigger risk of brain...

New global telecoms treaty agreed in Dubai

World Conference on International Telecommunications forges solid new framework for tomorrow’s hyper-connected worldAfter two intensive weeks of negotiations, delegates from around the world have...

VoIP: Introduction and Use of Internet Phone

Internet phone service (VoIP) is a strikingly different kind of technology as compared with the traditional telephony. Earlier, landline phone relied on copper wires...

HCT and du celebrate 150 graduates in new training programs

The Higher Colleges of Technology’s (HCT) Dubai Men’s College was the venue for the recent graduation ceremony of 150 male and female du employees...

Google Unveils Project Fi – Why and How

Surprise, surprise! Google is entering a brand new market and it will compete not against Apple, Microsoft and the likes, but against big carriers....

Dubai-based company invests in telecoms, digital broadcasting in Bulgaria

Bulgarian telecoms operator Vivacom has sold its remaining 50 per cent stake in rebroadcasting subsidiary NURTS to Dubai-based Bluesat Partners for 57 million euro,...

du partners Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Programme to launch first-of-its-kind...

In another first-time initiative in the UAE, du announced today that it will be franchising its du Shops in various phases throughout 2010. This...

UAE Smartphone Penetration Rate Surpasses Expectations

Middle East consumers are some of the fastest adopters of smart mobile technology today. The United Arab Emirates makes no exception. Moreover, UAE smartphone...