Saturday 2 July 2016

Accenture unveils new analytics applications

Accenture, a leading global professional services company, is launching seven new advanced analytics applications to help organizations more effectively detect and remediate fraud. Designed specifically for banks, telecommunications companies, government agencies and manufacturer


Zain Bahrain launches mobile deal for social media

Zain Bahrain, a leading telecom operator in Bahrain, has launched its new postpaid packages for mobiles, which allows customers to consume social media applications without any data charges beyond their initial subscriptions. The new ‘Truly Unlimited Social Media’ pac


Batelco wins ISO certification in Business Continuity

Bahrain-based Batelco, a leading digital communications solutions operator, has received the ISO Certification in Business Continuity (ISO 22301:2012), making it the first telecom company in the Kingdom to win the recognition. The certification, received for Batelco’s Acces


Gulf Capital wins ISO certification

Gulf Capital, a top alternative asset manager in the Middle East, has received ISO/IEC 27001 certification from The British Standards Institution (BSI) for its information security management system. This certification is created by a joint technical committee of the Internationa


Mobile phone trends display dramatic shift to texting

Both intensity in mobile phone usage and ownership rates are increasing―in some categories more than doubling―pointing to a dramatic shift towards non-voice communications such as text and instant messaging (IM), a report said. Professional services firm Deloitte’s Technolo


Mobily offers 3GB free for fingerprint registeration

Leading Saudi-based telecom operator Mobily has launched a new scheme under which all its subscribers will get 3GB free after registering their fingerprint for data SIM cards. The offer comes from Bayanat Al Oula, a subsidiary company of Mobily. Mobily said custome


US multinational 3m gets Saudi trading licence

US-based multinational company 3M, a leader in developing innovative solutions, has been granted a trading licence by the Saudi Arabian government. With this approval, the global, science-based company has become one of only three companies to be granted 100 per cent ownership an


Cisco inks key Saudi partnership deal

Cisco, a global technology leader, has signed a MoU with the Saudi Ministry of Commerce and Investment that sets a roadmap for an accelerated pace of digital transformation in the kingdom. Saudi Arabia is the largest technology market by far in the Middle East and with a young, f

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