The new cloud region will bring high-performance, low-latency services and solutions to organisations across the Middle East
RIYADH: Fortinet®, the global cybersecurity leader driving the convergence of networking and security, has announced its partnership with Google Cloud in support of Google’s new regional cloud launch in Saudi Arabia. The cloud region brings high-performance, low-latency services and solutions to organisations across the Middle East.
Fortinet has been a partner with Google Cloud since 2017, using a winning combination of Google Cloud technologies with Fortinet’s industry-leading Security Fabric offerings to provide customers with modern approaches to cloud security. With the new cloud region, Fortinet will be able to further support its customers in the Middle East and improve their ......read more
Jeddah: ManageEngine, the enterprise IT management software and solution provider, will be giving special attention to Saudi small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) by localising support, increasing the accessibility of its products, and conducting seminars and workshops in different cities of the Kingdom. Moreover, ManageEngine is working to align itself with local regulations, business practices, and cultural nuances to better suit the needs of Saudi SMEs.
Saudi Arabia's efforts to reduce its dependence on oil and address sustainability concerns have guided it towards the SME landscape. The success of SMEs is critical to bring about regional development, employment, economic growth, diversification, and innovation. However, this strategic shift, which is in alignment with the country's comprehensive roadmap, ......read more
Samsung accelerates the global expansion of mobile AI by enabling users to experience Galaxy AI on previous models
Riyadh – February 26, 2024 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced the availability of Galaxy AI features on more Galaxy devices through a new One UI 6.1 update engineered to further the democratization of mobile AI. The update will be available across the Galaxy S23 series, S23 FE, Z Fold5, Z Flip5 and Tab S9 series, starting to roll out from end of March. Aligning with the recently launched Galaxy S24 series, this update elevates the standard of users' mobile AI experience through a hybrid approach that combines on-device and cloud-based AI.
"Our goal with Galaxy AI is not only to pioneer a new era of mobile AI, but also to empower users by making AI more accessible," said ......read more
Snap Inc. and Kearney, whitepaper shows growing scope for retailers in the Kingdom to embrace new technologies for a brighter future in retail
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 19 February 2024: In a bid to catalyze digital innovation in the retail sector, Snap Inc. and Kearney took center stage at the 10th anniversary of Retail Leaders Circle MENA. Highlighting the immense potential and desire for retailers to meet the expectations of tech-savvy Saudi consumers, Snap Inc. introduced their joint whitepaper with Kearney, titled 'Retail Innovation vs. Customer Expectation: Who is Falling Behind?.'
As governments and businesses across the Kingdom continue to embrace digital transformation in alignment with Vision 2030, the paper serves as a forward-looking guide for retailers embarking on this journey. Underscoring the ......read more
Oman, 12th February 2024 – XS.com, the global FinTech and financial services provider for online trading and investing, proudly announces its global sponsorship for the eagerly awaited “Oman Smart Vision” Summit, set to unfold on February 14th and 15th at the esteemed “Sheraton Oman” Hotel in Muscat, Oman.
Hosted by “Smart Vision” company, this event is a significant gathering for industry leaders, innovators, and visionaries from the MENA region and beyond. Set against the vibrant backdrop of Muscat, strategically located at the crossroads of international trade routes, the summit promises an engaging platform filled with insightful discussions, interactive sessions, and valuable networking opportunities.
"We are delighted to assume the role of Global Sponsor for the Smart Vision ......read more
Riyadh – January 23, 2024 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has officially disclosed the launch date for its latest flagship device, the Galaxy S24. Come January 31, 2024, Samsung enthusiasts in the Kingdom will immerse themselves in a new era of smartphone experiences enhanced by the cutting-edge artificial intelligence of Galaxy AI. This technology heralds a paradigm shift, promising to revolutionize how users interact with their mobile devices. The highlighted series includes the Galaxy S24 Ultra, Galaxy S24+, and Galaxy S24.
The Galaxy S24 series stands out with its AI Live Translate Call, simplifying communication through simultaneous call translation. Users can seamlessly continue voice calls, even with non-fluent language speakers, without relying on third-party applications. Additionally, the Galaxy S24 introduces ......read more
Google’s Gemini Pro and Imagen 2 to deploy in production new text, voice, and image features on the new Samsung Galaxy S24 series
Riyadh, Jan. 23, 2024 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd and Google Cloud today announced a new multi-year partnership to bring Google Cloud’s generative artificial intelligence (AI) technology to Samsung smartphone users around the globe. Starting with the Samsung Galaxy S24 series announced today at Galaxy Unpacked in San Jose, California, Samsung will be the first Google Cloud partner to deploy Gemini Pro and Imagen 2 on Vertex AI via the cloud to their smartphone devices.
“Google and Samsung have long shared deeply held values around the importance of making technology more helpful and accessible for everyone. We’re thrilled that the Galaxy S24 series is the first ......read more
Samsung customers in the Kingdom can avail pre-order benefits on the latest Galaxy S24 Series, such as free double storage upgrade, 1-year Samsung Care+ warranty, trade-in benefits and more
Riyadh – January 21, 2024 – Samsung Saudi has announced that the new Galaxy S24 Series - Galaxy S24 Ultra, Galaxy S24+ and Galaxy S24 - are now available for pre-order for customers across the Kingdom until January 30th, 2024.
The Galaxy S24 Series ushers in a transformative era for mobile devices, with AI enhancing every aspect of the user experience. From seamless communication through intelligent text and call translations to the Galaxy ProVisual Engine that expands creative possibilities to setting a new benchmark for mobile search, the Galaxy S24 Series, powered by Galaxy AI, is the premium, intelligent experience only ......read more
Hackathon aims to leverage AI, ML, mobile technologies and other frontier technologies to create innovative solutions for climate change challenges
Riyadh, December 14, 2023: Samsung Electronics MENA, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has announced a regional hackathon to support efforts to tackle climate change and advance sustainable development. The ACT28 AI for Climate Hackathon aims to leverage Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), mobile technologies and other frontier technologies to create innovative solutions for climate change challenges.
The announcement was made during a joint high-level fireside chat between Samsung and UNDP as part of activities marking their COP28 participation. The panel featured Omar Saheb, Chief Marketing Officer at Samsung MENA, Alessandro ......read more
Jeddah: Opensignal, a globally acclaimed authority on mobile network experiences, has released its highly anticipated report, meticulously analyzing the performance of Saudi Arabia's mobile networks from July 1, 2023, to September 28, 2023. This in-depth examination delves into the capabilities of the country's primary mobile network operators—Mobily, stc, and Zain.
The report paints a nuanced picture of achievements, prominently featuring stc as the undisputed leader in speed across all categories, solidifying its position for the eighth consecutive time. A groundbreaking achievement for stc is its triumph in the 5G Coverage Experience category, underscoring its dedication to providing widespread high-speed connectivity. Simultaneously, Mobily takes center stage in the realm of video experience, securing ......read more
Experience an awesome new world of immersive viewing, hassle-free multitasking and seamless ecosystem connectivity
Samsung Electronics Saudi announces that October 31 marks the launch of its new Galaxy Tab A9 series in the Saudi market. Coming in two sizes, the new series combines immersive video and audio with hyper-fast connectivity — supporting everyday entertainment and productivity needs in a portable package. The Galaxy Tab A9 and Galaxy Tab A9+ exemplify the Galaxy connected ecosystem, offering a continuous experience across multiple devices, as well as innovative ways for users and their loved ones to safely navigate the digital realm.
The Galaxy Tab A9 and A9+ prices will start from SAR 649, offering the largest screens of any Galaxy A series tablet yet, with 8.7 and 11-inch displays, respectively, that immerse ......read more
Neutral host infrastructure set to bolster AlUla’s ICT and Smart City objectives while enhancing quality of life for the community
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 25 October 2023: The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) has cemented its alliance with Saudi Telecom Company (STC), affirming a 15-year collaboration announced at the seventh annual Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh. This partnership showcases the joint vision of RCU and STC to drive AlUla’s digital transformation.
As part of this venture, STC will integrate neutral host infrastructure into AlUla’s existing ICT (information and communication technology) framework, which includes 5G enablement. This will solidify the county’s technological landscape, paving the way for high-speed, robust infrastructure advances to ......read more
Cutting-Edge Series Hits the UAE Market on October 4th 2023.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 September 2023: Xiaomi unveiled its latest Xiaomi 13T Series smartphones in a global launch in Berlin, Germany, on September 26th. These phones are designed for global customers looking to unleash their visual creativity, featuring professional Leica optical lenses for Authentic Leica Imagery. With advanced performance, long-lasting battery life, and a crystal-clear display, the Xiaomi 13T Series promises exceptional smartphone experiences for photography, video watching, and daily use.
The highly anticipated release was revealed in Dubai at an exclusive media launch event held at the Bvlgari Yacht Club. Over 70 attendees, including content creators, tech editors, media, and authorized dealers, witnessed the unveiling of two exciting ......read more
26 September 2023: Acer today unveiled the Acer Nitro V 15 gaming laptop, featuring 13th Gen i5 and i7 processors and up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 40 Series GPUs. The new Windows 11-based Nitro V 15 gets a boost with the availability of 8 GB / 16 GB RAM and 512 GB / 1 TB SSD for smooth, worry-free gaming, offering fast boot time and plenty of space for apps, files and games.
Digital worlds seamlessly unfold when playing on the Acer Nitro V 15’s vibrant Full HD display with a lightning-fast refresh rate of up to 165 Hz and paired with DTS® X: Ultra’s pinpoint sound accuracy. Thanks to the 15-inch gaming laptop’s dual fan and exhaust system, the battle-ready internals are kept cool and let players dive deep into any gaming dimension without breaking a sweat.
Optimal Performance for ......read more
14 August 2023, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Users are constantly looking for a smartphone that provides continuous outstanding performance, high productivity, and a big screen to enjoy watching all types of content. Achieving all these features in one device used to be considered impossible until Samsung unveiled its series of foldable phones, which recently launched the fifth generation of this series, Galaxy Z Fold5, in the Saudi market. This phone combines the advantages of phones and tablets in one device. It features an internal screen of 7.6 inches and an external "cover" screen of 6.2 inches. It also supports the use of the S-Pen for writing and drawing on the screen.
The Galaxy Z Fold has been a pioneer in transforming everyday productivity through a robust, big-screen experience, evolving from Multi Window and App ......read more
United Arab Emirates, 9 August 2023 - Calyx, the premier esports agency in MENA, in collaboration with Clear Arabia, the #1 men’s shampoo brand in the world, and Etisalat's Arena Gaming Platform, is bringing the region's top League of Legends teams to clash in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The event is set to take place from 8th of August to 11th of August, promising intense battles, skillful gameplay, and unmatched excitement. The winners of the highly anticipated tournament will qualify for the global EMEA Masters.
Four of the most prominent teams in the MENA esports scene, including Team RAAD, Geekay Esports, Nigma Galaxy, and Anubis Gaming, will converge at the prestigious Challenge Zone on Boulevard, Riyadh, from August 8th to August 11th. The stakes are high, as the victorious team will secure a coveted spot in ......read more
The Academy obtains accreditation from National eLearning Center in Saudi Arabia
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 24 July 2023: Nafisa Shams Academy for Arts and Crafts, one of the organisations supported by Community Jameel Saudi Foundation, launched an online e-learning platform to expand its offerings and provide remote training to a wider audience with more flexible schedules. Notably, the Academy obtained accreditation from the National eLearning Center, the regulatory body for certifying e-learning institutions and programs in Saudi Arabia. The license recognises the Academy's capability and readiness to deliver online education and training programs, in accordance with best practices and national standards.
Launching the new platform is in line with Nafisa Shams Academy’s strategy that focuses on empowering Saudi women in ......read more
Samsung Saudi will hold an exclusive event in Riyadh simultaneously with the Unpacked event in Seoul on 26 July 2023
Riyadh, 10 July 2023 - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. will unveil its next-generation foldable devices at Galaxy Unpacked on 26 July 2023 in Seoul, the capital of South Korea. The Unpacked event will take place at COEX in Samseong-dong, Gangnam.
Samsung Saudi is also set to hold an exclusive Unpacked event for partners, tech experts, and media in Riyadh. The event will be held simultaneously with the Unpacked event in Seoul, which will be live-streamed for attendees to watch. This event will also allow the guests to get a first-hand look at the new devices.
"The foldable category embodies Samsung's philosophy of delivering breakthrough innovation that pushes boundaries to reshape the future of mobile ......read more
• APICORP exits Ashtead Technology after seven years of investment
• APICORP's investment helped the company grow significantly while supporting the Arab energy sector
Saudi Arabia, July 10, 2023 - The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP), an energy-focused multilateral financial institution, has announced that it has completed the sale of its equity investment in Ashtead Technology, a leading provider of technologically-advanced subsea solutions, tools and systems to the construction and maintenance of offshore energy infrastructure.
APICORP’s original investment in Ashtead Technology was made in 2016 alongside UK-based private equity firm, Buckthorn Partners, and formed a key part of APICORP’s strategy to diversify its investment portfolio across the energy ......read more
• Main Partner agreement will also see the PUBG MOBILE World Invitational tournament played exclusively on HONOR Magic5 Pro
• Gamers8: The Land of Heroes, the world’s biggest gaming and esports festival, begins in Riyadh on July 6
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 21st June 2023: Gamers8: The Land of Heroes, the world’s biggest gaming and esports festival, today partnered with HONOR, a leading global provider of smart devices, to provide all mobile phones for the festival and its esports competitions.
A Main Partner for Gamers8: The Land of Heroes, HONOR’s smartphone partnership agreement will also see the PUBG Mobile World Invitational (PMWI), which takes place from 11th to 16th July, played exclusively on the brand’s smartphones.
The world's top teams of ......read more
● From today, Eirad customers will have the option to specify their delivery address using what3words when they receive their SMS delivery updates
● Eirad have also announced that what3words will soon be enabled in their retailer API, enabling e-commerce businesses to offer their customers deliveries to any 3m square in the KSA
● what3words is revolutionizing the way the world talks about location, providing a simple way to communicate precise locations that works well in tandem with the National Address system
Riyadh, KSA; June 21, 2023: what3words announced today that Eirad Trading & Contracting, UPS’s Authorized Service Contractor in KSA, will integrate its innovative location technology into their in-flight communications and retailer API, enabling e-commerce businesses to offer ......read more
DOHA, Qatar and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 21 June 2023: MEEZA, Qatar’s prominent end-to-end managed IT services and solutions provider, and Ajlan & Bros Technology Company (Ajlan Tech), one of Saudi Arabia's most respected services and solutions companies, are pleased to announce their strategic partnership to expand IT services in Saudi Arabia.
The partnership brings together two industry leaders and regional powerhouses, each with complementary strengths and expertise. MEEZA, since its launch in 2008, has established itself as a pioneering IT service provider in Qatar with state-of-the-art data centres, Cloud Computing Platforms, and Artificial Intelligence powered cybersecurity services. Ajlan Tech, with its vast experience in business and technology, has amassed efficiencies and advantages across its ......read more
Samsung announces “Bespoke Life” vision, reaffirming its commitment to transforming users’ lives through sustainability, connectivity, and design
Riyadh – June 7, 2023 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. will mark the beginning of a new chapter for home appliances today at Bespoke Life 2023, the company’s third annual showcase of the latest updates to its Bespoke lineup. Streaming at 17:00 KSA on Samsung’s official website, newsroom, and YouTube channel, the event will offer an opportunity to discover how the company's expanded “Bespoke Life” vision is transforming users’ lives through sustainability, connectivity, and design.
“Bespoke Life embodies Samsung’s commitment to making our homes and future more sustainable by reimagining the appliances we rely ......read more
Lineup for 2023 offers premium viewing experiences with superior picture quality, advanced features, and latest SmartThings updates
Riyadh,1 June 2023 – Samsung Electronics announces the launch of its 2023 lineup of Neo QLED 8K, Samsung OLED, sound devices and monitors, in the Saudi market.
The new lineup was unveiled earlier this year at Samsung’s Unbox & Discover event on April 05 where it showcased the latest innovations in smart connectivity, sustainability initiatives, premium viewing, and gaming experiences.
“At Samsung, we understand that technology should empower and enhance people’s lives, not complicate them,” said Hyung Bin Joo, Managing Director of Samsung Electronica in Saudi Arabia. “By choosing Samsung, consumers can expect to experience an unparalleled ......read more
Equipped with advanced 5000 times/s Sensor-Shift OIS Anti-shaking Technology and 50MP RGBW Ultra-Sensitive sensor, TECNO CAMON 20 Premier 5G brings spectacular portrait video and night portrait photography experience with the industry’s first CAMON PUZZLE deconstructionist design to its forward-looking users.
Al Riyadh, KSA May 19, 2023: TECNO, an innovative technology brand with operations in over 70 global markets, today launched its new CAMON 20 Series, bringing spectacular portrait video and night portrait photography experience with the industry’s first CAMON PUZZLE deconstructionist design to its forward-looking users. TECNO CAMON 20 Premier 5G’s 5000 Times/s Sensor-Shift OIS Anti-shaking Technology and 50MP RGBW Ultra-Sensitive sensor enable the device be capable to provide SLR camera ......read more
Xiaomi inaugurates its biggest store at Dubai Mall, showcasing the latest tech products and offering a 50% discount on opening day.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 27, 2023- Xiaomi, a leading global technology company, recently opened its biggest flagship store in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at the Dubai Mall. The much-awaited official store opening took place on April 26th at an exciting event attended by technology enthusiasts and Xiaomi fans across the country, in the presence of Ronnie Wang, General Manager of Xiaomi Middle East and Levant, Arjun Batra, Country Manager of Xiaomi UAE, Tony Qin, Head of Xiaomi Middle East Retail, Ria Yu, C1 General Manager, and Yuchen Han, C1 Retail General Manager.
Xiaomi's Dubai Mall store is a testament to the company's commitment to expanding its presence in the Middle East. It ......read more
Redmi Note 12 Series continues to bring flagship-exclusive features to upper-mid-range devices, redefining photography, and overall user experiences.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 7, 2023: Xiaomi announced yesterday the highly anticipated release of the Redmi Note 12 Series in the GCC region. The launch event was held at the W Hotel in Dubai as part of Xiaomi's commitment to bringing innovative products to the region. More than 200 attendees from across the GCC, including content creators, tech editors, media, and authorized dealers were present to witness the unveiling of the new smartphones. The popular lineup features five exciting devices: Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G, Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G, Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G, Redmi Note 12S, and Redmi Note 12, with prices starting at AED 699.
A large experience zone was set up at the ......read more
The recent app update provides cutting-edge Galaxy S23 series and One UI 5.1 experiences with more language options
Riyadh – April 3, 2023 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced its enhanced ‘Try Galaxy’ app, which allows users of non-Galaxy smartphones to test drive new features from the recently launched Galaxy S23 series and One UI 5.1. The app is now also available in 14 languages, including Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, Chinese (CN/TW), English, French, French (Canadian), German, Japanese, Portuguese (BR), Spanish, Spanish (Mexican), Swedish, and Vietnamese.
“We’re proud of the intuitive, convenient and customizable experiences only available through the Samsung Galaxy ecosystem,” said Sonia Chang, Vice President of Brand Marketing Group of Mobile ......read more
The partnership will enable an ecosystem of next-generation solutions, smart devices, and intelligent homes for Samsung and STC customers
Riyadh – March 29, 2023: At the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Samsung and Saudi Arabia's digital enabler stc renewed their partnership, which will see them collaborate on mobile and personal electronic products.
The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), outlining their shared goals of sustaining 5G services in Saudi Arabia, rapidly increasing 5G adoption, and reaching customers with state-of-the-art 5G echo products by leveraging the stc retail network and exceptional online experience.
This gigantic digital agreement has been signed in the presence of senior officials from both parties on the side-lines of the largest and most influential event for the ......read more
Opensignal report analyzes the impact of Ramadan on 4G download speed in Muslim countries
• Internet user activity peaks in five countries during Ramadan from 3 a.m. to 6 a.m.
• Saudi Arabia is the country with the highest number of pre-dawn internet users during Ramadan
• The OpenSignal report reveals the impact of changing behavior during Ramadan on mobile experiences
Jeddah: A recent technical report confirmed that the activity of Internet users’ changes during the month of Ramadan in Muslim-majority countries, as activity peaks between 3 a.m. to 6 a.m. before suhoor (pre-dawn meal) and dawn prayers (Fajr), and slows down before Iftar time after 12 noon till 3 p.m.
According to the Opensignal report, Saudi Arabia was found with the most significant ......read more
Riyadh – 14 March 2023: Huawei, one of the world's largest technology providers, participated in Biban 2023, the biggest SME and entrepreneurship forum in Saudi Arabia, conducted at Riyadh Front Exhibition and Convention Centre from 9 to 13 March 2023, under the theme “Fostering Tangible Opportunities”. Huawei’s representatives shared the latest developments in HUAWEI AppGallery, HMS Core, and Petal Ads with the thousands of forum attendees.
Biban 2023 is a premier event in the industry, where the private and public sectors convene under one roof to exchange extraordinary business and entrepreneurship-related ideas and insights. Acting as a beacon of Saudi Arabia's aspirations to the world, Biban 2023 promotes dialogue and collaboration. The forum was populated with the most influential regional and ......read more
Riyadh, KSA, March XX 2023 - realme, the world's fastest-growing smartphone brand, has just released realme C55 in Saudi Arabia. realme C55 comes as "a champion of the segment", featuring up to 256GB storage，a segment-only 64MP camera, and 33W SUPERVOOC fast charge in a trendy and unique look inspired by Sunshower. Accordingly, realme C55 offers a holistic mobile experience at a decent price of SAR 699. The C55 will be available on all sales channels including Jarir, NOON, and Extra.
Four segment-first upgrades in camera, storage, charge and design
realme will make efforts in three areas: To deliver a camera with higher pixels, in addition to larger storage space and faster charging, for an improved all-around user experience.
realme C55 comes with up to 16GB of dynamic RAM and 256GB of ROM, ......read more
Preorders Exceed Those of Previous Galaxy S22 Series, with Over 60% of Consumers Opting for the Galaxy S23 Ultra
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – February 20, 2023 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., today announced the global availability of its industry-leading Galaxy S23 smartphones following impressive preorder results.
Preorders for the previous year’s Galaxy S22 series had already been a great success, with numbers more than double that of the Galaxy S21 series within the first week. This year, preorder results were even higher than those of the Galaxy S22 series, with 60% of consumers opting for the most premium Galaxy S23 Ultra.
“The great momentum we’re witnessing speaks to customers’ excitement about products that push the envelope and give them the freedom to express themselves ......read more
o Revenue in the Video Games segment is projected to reach US$1,330m in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) in 2023.1
o The largest segment is Mobile Games with a market volume of US$1,071.00m in 2023.1
o PUBG MOBILE, co-developed by LightSpeed Studios and KRAFTON, Inc., published by Tencent's Level Infinite, is one of the world’s most popular mobile games and one of the most watched mobile esports games.
o Endless Studios operates a youth-centred game making studio where young people work with game industry pros to create games.
Riyadh, 16 February 2023 – PUBG MOBILE, one of the world’s most popular mobile games, has launched the KSA PUBG MOBILE Campus Design Contest in Riyadh in partnership with VOV Gaming, the experiential gaming company and part of Savvy Games Group, and Endless Studios, a ......read more
16th February 2023: With the increasing reliance on technology, it has become imperative to keep our data secure and accessible. HUAWEI Mobile Cloud is a cloud-based data management solution that enables users to store, manage, and access their important data, such as photos, videos, and contacts, from any device, at any time. The cloud service also provides real-time automatic backup and synchronization of data, making it easy for users to keep their data up-to-date.
Nowadays, in the face of the increasing number of computer files, users want file information to be clear. Based on this, HUAWEI Mobile Cloud offers a card-style home page layout, which greatly improves office efficiency. A card is a shortcut created on the desktop. This design allows users to quickly access frequently used functions and documents with ease. By ......read more
Galaxy S23 Ultra’s most advanced camera, next-level gaming performance, and more eco-conscious design come together in Samsung’s most innovative Galaxy S series yet.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – February 2, 2023 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today unveiled the Galaxy S23 Ultra, Galaxy S23+, and Galaxy S23, marking a new era of Samsung Galaxy’s ultimate premium phone experience. Samsung Galaxy's epic camera gives users more freedom to explore their creativity, like capturing truly cinematic Nightography videos with transformative AI. The Snapdragon® 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform for Galaxy unleashes premium experiences, including groundbreaking AI, future-ready mobile gaming feature and powerfully sustained game play with the world’s fastest mobile graphics. On the ......read more
Riyadh, KSA, February 01, 2023: Huawei, the global tech giant, is collaborating with stc tv, its regional partner to bring users across the Middle East and North Africa an enhanced innovative digital entertainment experience. The agreement will see stc tv and Huawei collaborate in the digital entertainment field and roll out new bundles and offerings.
stc tv is a streaming service that aggregates and curates the top regional and global content for audiences across MENA. With an abundance of content and flurry of OTT platforms available in the market, it's becoming increasingly difficult for consumers to navigate, discover and engage with the content they like.
stc tv solves that paint point through a world-class digital streaming experience that offers the best movies, TV shows, documentaries, ......read more
The new Samsung ISOCELL HP2 boosts capacity for maximum pixel performance, allowing for detailed and seamless photos in any light condition
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Jan. 22, 2023 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today introduced its latest 200-megapixel (MP) image sensor, the ISOCELL HP2, with improved pixel technology and full-well capacity for stunning mobile images in tomorrow’s premium smartphones.
"The Samsung ISOCELL HP2 harnesses Samsung's high-resolution image sensor technologies and know-how at the cutting edge for epic details," said JoonSeo Yim, executive vice president of Sensor Business at Samsung Electronics. "Our leadership comes from innovative pixel technologies that allow our sensors to go beyond the number and size of ......read more
New interactive exhibits across 29 locations help fans explore the latest Samsung Galaxy innovations and experience firsthand the newest products
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – January 18, 2023 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., today announced it will open 29 interactive Galaxy Experience Spaces around the world in locations such as San Francisco, London, Paris, Singapore and Dubai, following the February 1 Galaxy Unpacked event. These venues will allow visitors and fans to see and interact with the newly unveiled devices and innovations.
“Introducing innovation is about more than putting another device in customers’ hands,” said Stephanie Choi, EVP & Head of Marketing of Mobile eXperience Business at Samsung Electronics. “It’s about providing them with an open ......read more
Built with a market-leading 5nm controller and seventh-generation V-NAND, the PM9C1a will enable a new level of everyday PC efficiency, while alsohandling demanding computing and gaming tasks
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia — Jan. 17, 2023 — Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today announced production readiness of a high-performance PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD, the PM9C1a. Integrated with a new controller based on Samsung’s cutting-edge 5-nanometer (nm) process and the company’s seventh-generation V-NAND technology, the PM9C1a will provide elevated computing and gaming performance in PCs and laptops.
“Our new PM9C1a SSD will deliver a robust combination of superior performance, greater power efficiency and increased security, which are the qualities that matter ......read more
In last few days it has been revealed that ESET, the global leader in cybersecurity, has earnt one of the top spots on G2’s Best Software Companies in EMEA list – a ranking that takes into account over 66,000 users reviews of software products.
G2, the global user review site that helps businesses to make smart buying decisions, awarded ESET the #4 ranking in a process that ......read more
Riyadh to host Government DX Summit on 5-6 November 2019
Digital transformation (DX) will remain a prime objective for the public sector with the entrants of new technologies steering away legacy systems providing value potentials, ease, convenience and improved methods to effectively deal with citizens providing them convenience and transparency of government services.
Government DX Summit ......read more
• Capture Wonders of Unrivaled User Experience: The Powerful Combination of 48MP AI Quad Camera and Dynamic Holographic Design Enabled by Kirin 980 Chipset and GPU Turbo 3.0
• HONOR x Moschino Returns with Co-designed Smartphone Series, A seamless blend of style and technology for the always-connected and chic young consumers
KSA, Riyadh May 22, 2019: Global ......read more
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – May21 2019: HONOR, the leading smartphone e-brand, has partnered with leading KSA electronics retailers to bring shoppers an attractive Eid gifting experience by offering new collection of costs for its front runners smartphones HONOR 10i, HONOR 10i Lite, HONOR VIEW20, HONOR 8X Max, and HONOR 8X.
Perfect for gifting friends and family ......read more
PwC: AI to contribute up to $15.7 trillion to the global economy in 2030
AI to dramatically boost the GDP of KSA, UAE and Egypt by 2030
May 16, 2019 - Saudi: AI is going to be a big game changer in the global economy, and much of the value potential is up for grabs. A PwC 2018 report estimated that AI could contribute up to $15.7 trillion to the global economy in 2030, more than the ......read more
Zero Latency brings the next generation of virtual reality entertainment to the Kingdom
Riyadh, May 15, 2019: Next generation multi-player virtual reality gaming has arrived in Saudi Arabia.
Zero Latency - a pioneering global leader in warehouse scale, free-roam, multiplayer virtual reality gaming - is available now at its brand-new arena in the Salma Center, Riyadh. It ......read more
State of the Art Facility will Prepare Next Gen Saudi Students for the Digital Economy and support Public Sector Entities Deliver Smart Government Services
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 30 April 2019: In line with its commitment to support the Ministry of Communications and Information technology’s strategic objectives to drive the implementation of Saudi Vision 2030, ......read more
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 15th April 2019 – HONOR, the leading smartphone e-brand, debuts its retail presence in Saudi Arabia with the launch of its first shop-in-shop at Jarir Ahasa Showroom in Riyadh. The opening presents youth in the Kingdom the opportunity to access HONOR’s robust portfolio of devices and accessories.
The shop-in-shop is designed to create a ......read more
OMEN by HP sponsors Gamerscon Khobar
HP Sponsored Osh-Tekk Warriors take gold at Gamerscon Overwatch tournament
Khobar, Saudi Arabia – April 10, 2019 – For the fourth year running, OMEN by HP was the main sponsor for Gamerscon Saudi Arabia which took place in Khobar between 28-30 March 2019. The event saw gaming enthusiasts from across the Kingdom attend and ......read more
Riyadh, KSA, 10 April 2019, -- Xerox hosted an interactive workshop in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) educating its customers about how the company’s latest production technology and personalization solutions can meet current experiential demands. The seminar was conducted on the 7th of March at the new PSG Showroom in the Eastern Province of KSA.
Through ......read more
JEDDAH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – April 9, 2019: Jeddah University and Commvault (NASDAQ: CVLT), a global leader in enterprise backup, recovery, archive, and the cloud, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set the framework of bilateral cooperation between the two organizations in supporting scientific research, training and expertise ......read more
Company was the first smartphone player globally to showcase a 10x Hybrid Zoom camera technology during MWC 2019
March 26, 2019: OPPO has confirmed that the world’s first 10x Hybrid Zoom technology on a smartphone camera will be making its way to consumers in the Middle East very soon. Originally previewed in February 2019 at the Mobile World Congress, OPPO is the original ......read more
March 25, 2019: alfanar, the Middle East’s leading manufacturer of wide range of electrical products and solutions, has partnered with Huawei to explore how IoT and 5G technologies can be used to bring greater sustainability, efficiency and cost-savings to alfanar’s electrical products. Together the two companies will co-create 5G and IoT solutions that will accelerate the ......read more
A panel discussion also discussed the significance of the partners’ relationship, success to date, and the Kingdom’s future goals in digital transformation
March 18, 2019: Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, joined the Saudi-Chinese Investment Forum to share its success stories and future goals ......read more
March 11, 2019: UL and Saudi Telecom Company (STC) have announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a testing facility in Saudi Arabia.
The Center of Excellence (CoE) will be set up in Riyadh inside STC labs and will offer testing for various products across the ‘Fiber to the Home’ (FTTH) ecosystem.
UL’s wire and cable division ......read more
Beginning in 2004, Safer Internet Day has grown to become one of the landmark events in the online safety calendar. And this year’s theme, ‘Together for a better internet’, encapsulates a lot of the discussion we are seeing around online safety and cybersecurity. The topic is too complex a minefield for any of us to bear sole responsibility and, like all good things in life, we ......read more
Purpose-built facility in Al Hamra delivers 300 sqm of premium display area and a live cooking station
Jeddah/KSA, 14th of February, 2019: Europe’s Number 1* Home Appliances brand, Bosch, has opened its Flagship Store in KSA, in the heart of Jeddah in the presence of Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Jeddah, Mr. Holger G. Ziegeler.
Spread out exactly on 300 ......read more
DUBAI, UAE - February 14, 2019: Herfy Food Services Co, Saudi Arabia’s largest fast-food chain has announced that it has signed an agreement with Capillary Technologies, a leading cloud-based software solutions provider that enables brands to intelligently engage with their customers, to revamp its digital platforms for enhanced customer engagement and experience.
Herfy is the ......read more
Nokia and Zain KSA have started a massive Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) pilot in the city of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia on the TD-LTE network using 2.6 GHz spectrum. The pilot uses Nokia's 5G-ready AirScale massive MIMO antenna for 4.9G calls to improve network capacity to provide speeds of above 700 Mbps per user, enabling customers to enjoy extreme broadband applications without ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2019: Huawei officially launched its 5G multi-mode chipset Balong 5000 today – along with the first commercial 5G device powered by it, the Huawei 5G CPE Pro. Together, these two new products provide the world's fastest wireless connections for your smartphone, your home, the office, and on the go.
Balong 5000 officially unlocks the 5G era. ......read more
Lenovo DCG, in partnership with Pivot3, showcases new-edge converged computing and storage solutions at Intersec 2019 tailored around the needs of future Smart Cities
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 23 January 2019: Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG), a global technology leader, today announced their first participation in Intersec 2019, one of the world’s leading ......read more
January 22, 2019: Following its successful launch, HONOR 10 Lite, HONOR’s latest flagship phone, is now available in Oman. While the flagship device packs powerful hardware it also scores high in style and design, making it a great new-year purchase or gift. It features a refined gradient finish for a youthful, energetic look that turns the device into an instant style icon, ......read more
UAE, January 08, 2019: Sony Corporation (“Sony”) will exhibit at the CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada, held from Tuesday, January 8.
Sony Corporation President & CEO Kenichiro Yoshida spoke at the Sony press conference held on Monday, January 7(local time), stating that “Sony is a Creative Entertainment Company. We at Sony partner with content creators who make ......read more
LG CTO Envisions Life Enhanced by Next Generation of
Consumer-Focused Artificial Intelligence Innovations
Jan. 8, 2019 — LG Electronics (LG) President and CTO Dr. I.P. Park outlined the company’s vision for the future in his CES 2019 keynote, titled AI for an Even Better Life, on January 7 at the MGM Park Theater in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. At CES, the world’s premier ......read more
Run by highly skilled and trained Saudi males and females with a new retail sales model
Riyadh, January 6, 2019: Huawei Tech Investment Saudi Arabia announced the inauguration of its first ever store in the Kingdom which opened at Riyadh Park Mall in the capital city Riyadh, and is the largest store in the Middle East and Africa region. The official opening was attended by His ......read more
“For 5G markets that choose to not work with Huawei–they will be like an NBA game without star players”
Huawei 2018 sales revenue is expected to reach 108.5 billion US dollars, up 21% year-on-year.
Dubai, UAE, January 02, 2019: In a New Year letter sent by Huawei Rotating Chairman Guo Ping to the company 180 thousand employees worldwide, he expresses ......read more
Saudi, Arabia, December 10, 2018: BLOOVO, a regional fast-growing online recruitment platform that uses intelligent algorithms, announced today the entry of the Saudi-based Maharah Human Resources Company as a strategic shareholder to help in regional and international expansion as well as technology development. The blockbuster acquisition creates a regional HR giant that challenges ......read more
Saudi Arabia, 9 December, 2018: Lenovo, a global technology leader in driving Intelligent Transformation today announced the appointment of Emad Aldaous as the new Data Center Country Manager for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In his new role, he will be responsible for growing Lenovo Data Center Group’s (DCG) business in the Kingdom, while aiding the company transform the data centre ......read more
Run by highly skilled and Trained Saudi Males and Females and the largest showroom for Huawei in the Middle East and Africa
Riyadh, December 6, 2018: Based on its belief in the importance of the Saudi market and its desire to be closer to the user, Huawei Saudi Arabia will officially open its first main flagship showroom in Riyadh in January 2019. Not only does this showroom ......read more
The Digital Saudi 2030 learning platform in-line with the Saudi Vision 2030 goals and mission enabled more than 400+ c-level executives to meet with over 25 solution providers from across the globe on the 19 & 20th of November 2018.
Digital Saudi 2030 powered by SAP along with the National Digital Transformation Unit and Saudi e-Government (Yesser program) is currently recognized as the ......read more
December 04, 2018: The HP ProBook x360 11 G3 EE and HP ProBook x360 11 G4 EE are the world’s thinnest rugged convertibles Since 2015, HP’s Education Edition PCs have consistently reset the bar for ruggedness and innovation for schools. With amazing new features designed to enhance instruction and minimize cost of management and downtime, the HP ProBook x360 11 Education Edition ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – November 19, 2018: The new Huawei custom operating system comes with the all-new gesture navigation mode. So how does this improve upon the already stellar FullView user experience?
Effective One-Handed Operation
In times of travel and transportation, everyone knows the value of a smartphone in helping to have a good time. A thumb’s ......read more
More than two million deals on products from leading brands
Souq empowers over 14,000 sellers and local brand across the region to succeed this White Friday
Local and global brands go on sale from 20 to 24 November with up to 70%
More deals than last year across all categories, from electronics to furniture, fashion, toys and more
15 November 2018: SOUQ.com ......read more
14th November, 2018: Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, won the first place prize of the prestigious King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness Award. This announcement was made during the illustrious annual Award Gala which took place Monday 12th of November at Al Faisaliah Hotel in ......read more
Huawei's mobile platforms available in Kingdom's major cities to users to experience the smartphones prior to purchasing
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia November 14, 2018: In order to provide more live experiences before purchasing, Huawei Saudi Arabia went around between major cities in the Kingdom showcasing the latest products of its new HUAWEI Mate20 Series. Huawei plans to ......read more
KSA; November 8, 2018: Epson, a market leader in printing and imaging solutions, is championing Saudi businesses to ‘Make the Switch’ to inkjet printing, an energy saving printing option in line with Saudi Vision 2030 commitment to environment.
Epson is currently showcasing its market leading business solutions in Jeddah, Riyadh and Al Khobbar. Products ......read more
Mazen Pharaon to lead Deloitte Digital Center in Riyadh
Saudi Arabia, November 01, 2018: Deloitte has appointed Mazen Pharaon as the Leader of the Deloitte Digital Center (DDC) in Riyadh. Mazen will lead the DDC’s full-range of Digital services for clients in the region, which also include the development of the DDC’s digitally focused talent initiative.
Mazen, a ......read more
Space Grill – The World’s Best Full Size and Indoor Certified Fold-Away BBQ Launches in the Middle East
October 27, 2018: With many of us Dubai and GCC residents enjoying apartment living, the award-winning Space Grill is an amazing new-to-the-region cooking solution for those who enjoy a little al-fresco balcony dining but don’t have the space for a ......read more
3rd October 2018: Shaker Group, the sole distributor for LG Air Conditioners in Saudi Arabia, has inaugurated the expansion and advancement of its integrated LG Air Conditioning Academy. The Academy, funded by LG Air Conditioners, was announced at Shaker's premises in Riyadh and attended by LG & Shaker top management and representatives.
The Academy embraces a wide ......read more
Ring and Al Jammaz host roadshow in Riyadh and Jeddah to promote home security and share Ring’s innovative home security products and solutions
September 26, 2018: Ring, a leader in in neighbourhood security together with Al Jammaz Distribution, the leading Saudi based Value-Added Distributor, announced they have embarked on a two-city roadshow in Riyadh and Jeddah, to ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – September 11, 2018 – Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) today announced that it has sold 10 million units of HUAWEI P20 Pro and HUAWEI P20 in the first five months, empowering photography enthusiasts globally to take stunning photos with their smartphones. This remarkable milestone is testament to global consumers’ confidence in the Huawei brand, and the ......read more
Starting today, customers in United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Oman can buy Kindle devices from SOUQ.com, including the bestselling Kindle Paperwhite and our most advanced e-reader—Kindle Oasis
With Kindle, readers have access to the world’s best eBook selection on Amazon.com, including over one million titles in English, Arabic, French and Hindi, including over 12,000 ......read more
The Trend Micro Saudi Academy for Cybersecurity Program is seen to boost the government’s efforts to strengthen its cybersecurity infrastructure
August 26, 2018: Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, is taking up the cudgels to support Saudi Arabia’s efforts on enhancing the security of the Kingdom’s ICT ......read more
Introduces the first batch of certified Female Data Scientists in the Kingdom through the adoption of Dell EMC Data Science and Big Data Analytics Curriculum
Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University partners with Dell EMC to train and certify top talented females on open technologies such as Data Science & Big Data Analytics, Cloud computing and virtualization
The university ......read more
New solutions key to supporting GACA’s transformation of 26 airports
JEDDAH – 7 August 2018: Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has selected global IT provider SITA to support the modernization of the country’s biggest airports, implementing a sweeping transformation of airport and communication technology across 26 airports. The new ......read more
Huawei rises to become the world’s second largest smartphone manufacturer with robust Q2 performance
August 5, 2018: Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) today announced its business results for the first half of 2018. The company reported solid growth, with global smartphone shipments at 95+ million units*. According to IDC, Huawei rises to become the ......read more
Author: Network Protection Security Labs, Attack Investigation Team
Summary: Active attack group is eager to make use of available tools, research, and the work of other threat actors.
July 25, 2018: Symantec has uncovered the operations of a threat actor named Leafminer that is targeting a broad list of government organizations and business verticals in various regions in ......read more
Hundreds of new and quirky products now on Interesting Finds
July 25, 2018: SOUQ.com has announced the launch of its new “Interesting Finds” store which will make your search for the perfect gift forever easier. Customers can now easily access hundreds of new, interesting and trendy products including toys, home decor, accessories, and much more.
Interesting ......read more
ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, today launches a new online licensing management system to provide MSPs visibility into customer licenses, their usage and activated devices, allowing them to better serve their customers.
The new ESET MSP Administrator (EMA) is another example of how ESET aims to provide seamless, non-disruptive and quick solutions to businesses’ cybersecurity ......read more
Hisense expands its product portfolio and brings a round of exciting prizes to be won as official sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™
Further to its dynamic competitions and offers prior to the World Cup, Hisense gave away 4 winners each semi-final tickets + AED 10,000 Cash*, a 65-inch Hisense ULED TV, a 55-inch Hisense ULED TV and to 8 lucky winners group tickets to the ......read more