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 usually good enough for normal browsing, but at times you’ll want to switch things up and use other apps—then it dawns on you: you’re having a hard time reaching the navigation bar with that finger, while holding on to their other hand with a cup of coffee that's hard to control. But in the all-new gesture navigation mode, you can easily swipe from the edges of the screen towards the center to get around the device, allowing you ......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 brought White Friday to UAE in 2014 and is today announcing the return of its biggest online shopping event, with more deals than ever. From the 20th to the 24th November, customers across the GCC and Egypt can choose from more than two million deals and offers, with discounts of up to 70% available.
This year’s White Friday will be the biggest event ever, offering more than two million deals on the widest variety of ......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 Riyadh.
Huawei was honored for its excellent sustainability practices and responsible competitiveness leadership, as well as its exceptional management capabilities and innovative social and environmental initiatives.
Launched in 2008, the King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness Award is the first and only award focused on responsible competitiveness and corporate responsibility in the Kingdom, and Huawei is the first ICT company to win first place ......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 bring the phone closer to its customers so they can use it through mobile platforms during the month of November, which include retail outlets such as the Red Sea Mall in Jeddah, Granada Mall in Riyadh and Al Rashid Mall in Dammam.
Mr. Pablo Ning, Vice President of Huawei Saudi Arabia, said: "Customers are looking for technical details through media or online. However, it is very rare to see them use the device, test it and have a full ......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 on display include:
WorkForce Enterprise WF-C20590 D4TWF, the superfast 100ipm colour A3 business MFP. Visitors can also experience WF-C869RD3TWFC, WF-C5790 DWF and WF-M5799
EB 1470 UI laser Ultra Short Throw wireless interactive projector with Full HD Resolution and White and Colour brightness of 4,000 lumens
SureColor SC-T5100 printer that allows users to print technical and CAD drawings in detail up to 36”
Jason Whiley, ......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 Saudi Arabian technology expert, has over 20 years’ experience accumulating and evolving from previous assignments as Chief Technology Officer and other strategic IT management roles in major banks and other financial institutions across the Middle East and in Saudi Arabia. He will lead the Deloitte Digital Center in driving strategic services that create effective courses of action, and experiences to leverage disruptive innovations and ......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 full-sized BBQ. Developed as the ultimate outdoor cooking solution, Space Grill is your perfect, fold-away BBQ for those with limited outdoor space. Whether you have a smaller garden, a compact terrace area or balcony, you can now enjoy the delightful aroma and overall enjoyment that a BBQ brings.
As the adage goes, necessity is the mother of invention. Founder and inventor of award winning Space Grill, Ryan Martin, tried to find such 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 range of LG Commercial Air Conditioning solutions demonstrating pre-sales solutions with the ultimate goal of providing industry-leading after-sales services.
Mr. Azzam Saud Almudaiheem, Chief Executive Officer at Shaker Group, commented:
"The launch of the Academy establishes the parallel strategic directions of Shaker & LG as they endeavor to provide the best Product Knowledge and education about advanced technologies in LG Air ......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 promote Ring’s innovative home security products and solutions and share insights into the importance of home security with its partners in the Kingdom.
“Ring believes in keeping homes and communities safe rather than just comfortable and we hope to change the way home owners view security by keeping an eye on their family and property, even when they can't. The Ring roadshow is an important and exciting component of our ......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 innovative technology that Huawei has engineered for its photography-centric line of flagship devices. Huawei’s latest flagship devices sold very well in key markets such as China and Western Europe, where they are performing significantly better than their predecessors.
“We are humbled by the reception of our latest flagships among global consumers. By going above the 10-million mark, we have again set ourselves a high bar to ......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 Arabic-language Kindle books from leading authors
August 28, 2018: Amazon and SOUQ.com today announced customers in United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman can shop the latest Kindle devices, including the bestselling Kindle Paperwhite and our most advanced e-reader, Kindle Oasis, now on SOUQ.com (https://uae.souq.com/ae-en/ae-kindle/c).
“We are delighted to make books more accessible by bringing the ......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 infrastructure. With the launch of the Trend Micro Saudi Academy for Cybersecurity, offered exclusively for Saudi nationals, the company aims to address the shortage of local expertise needed to keep KSA’s digital space secure.
The cybersecurity workforce shortfall remains a top concern for governments and organizations not only in KSA and the rest of the Middle East, but across the world as well. The gap between supply and demand in cybersecurity ......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 successfully trained and certified 57 female Data science and big data analytics students on Dell EMC technologies and infrastructure
An additional 103 students certified in Cloud Infrastructure
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 08, 2018:
In alignment with the Saudi Vision 2030 to promote a knowledge-based economy, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, the pioneering and largest ......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 implementation marks another major milestone in the decade-long partnership between GACA and SITA.
The new technology is vital to improving the overall passenger experience while preparing the airports for an expected surge in passenger numbers over the next few years. Passenger traffic across all Saudi airports climbed to 92-million in 2017, a 7.7% increase compared with the previous year.
H.E. Abdulhakim bin Muhammad Al-Tamimi, ......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 world’s second largest smartphone manufacturer in Q2 with the global market share of 15.8%.
Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group, said, “The past six months have been incredible for Huawei CBG, marked by robust growth of our business across all markets and product lines. Our success is owed to our commitment to innovation and, most importantly, our customers. Moving forward, Huawei will remain focused on continually ......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 the Middle East since at least early 2017. The group tends to adapt publicly available techniques and tools for their attacks and experiments with published proof-of-concept exploits. Leafminer attempts to infiltrate target networks through various means of intrusion: watering hole websites, vulnerability scans of network services on the internet, and brute-force/dictionary login attempts. The actor’s post-compromise toolkit suggests that ......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 Finds curates the new and interesting items available on SOUQ.com into fun-to-scroll-through, collage-style lists; making gift giving fun and exciting.
Users can shop these quirky gifts with a touch of a finger directly from the SOUQ website or mobile app for Android & IOS.
Register online or connect with SOUQ on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Snapchat to learn more about our interesting finds and keep up with the latest ......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 monumental event
The brand hosted a roadshow at Central Galleria, Mall of the Emirates, from the 1st to 10th of July with interactive games to play and great prizes were won
July 22, 2018: Hisense, one of China’s largest consumer electronics companies, adds to its product portfolio and brings new and exciting offers to the streets as the Official Sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. In the spirit of football ......read more
Powered by Dual front camera (24MP+2MP) and new f/2.0 wide aperture lens, HUAWEI nova 3 series promises Artificial Intelligence selfies
July 19, 2018: Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG), the global smartphone giant, has announced the launch of its new HUAWEI nova 3 and HUAWEI nova 3i in the UAE. Both smartphones are powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) in its overall functioning and camera features. With dual front camera (24MP+2MP), users can expect the best-in-technology ‘selfie’ that a smartphone can offer.
HUAWEI nova 3 series was initially designed with the younger and trendier consumers in mind, for whom a smartphone is not just part of their lifestyle but also represents their personal style. The series is designed to offer an AI-enhanced lifestyle, which includes a huge focus on an outstanding selfie ......read more
The LG G7 smartphone is the all-round cutting-edge smartphone with a brighter display, superior camera, precision audio and a host of AI functions that set it above the competition
Dubai, UAE, July 08, 2018: Following a successful rollout of the latest LG G7 ThinQ+ smartphone in South Korea, the Americas and Europe, LG has now launched its premium flagship smartphone in the GCC. The LG G7 ThinQ+ marks LG’s first G-series flagship phone with AI capabilities built-in, redefining how ‘smart’ a smartphone can be. The latest smartphone also comes with a host of new features and upgrades.
Qualcomm’s fastest Snapdragon 845 mobile platform gives the LG G7 ThinQ+ the computing power for its advanced AI functions, which starts with its innovative AI CAM. The new LG G7 ThinQ+ comes with a redesigned wide-angle ......read more
ESET – a global leader in information security software – has been recognized as a ‘Leader’ in The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Security Suites, Q2 2018 report. The prestigious report assessed 15 of the most significant security vendors, including their ability to prevent, detect and remediate endpoint threats, with ESET emerging as one of the leaders.
In reviewing the overall market, the authors stated that Forrester survey data shows that “IT environment complexity”, was “the most frequently cited challenging issue” by enterprise respondents, and that, “Buyers want an endpoint security suite that consolidates capabilities and minimizes complexity when possible.” The report also states in ESET’s profile that; “Overall, ESET is best for enterprises looking for ......read more
July 01, 2018: When you are on one of your midnight fast food runs with your friends, you better not forget your house keys, nor your HUAWEI P20 Pro.
A camera which works like a literal pupil, shifting with different exposures, the HUAWEI P20 Pro’s lens adapt to every landscape, in attempts to capture the most idyllic of shots. We tested out the HUAWEI P20 Pro’s camera against the city scape of Dubai at night, and it’s safe to say that the sought-after smartphone is a clear winner in our eyes.
The issue of tackling night time shots has plagued the minds of smartphone manufacturers for long, and it has been the root cause of pixilated, greyish night-time imagery. But worries be gone! The HUAWEI P20 Pro eliminates all the challenges about night time photography and crystalizes all the elements ......read more
Canon Middle East and Ali Zaid Al Quraishi & Brothers formally establish Canon Saudi Arabia to support growing demand for business solutions
Saudi Arabia, June 6, 2018: Canon Middle East (CME), a provider of imaging technologies and services, today announced that it is expanding its regional presence by establishing direct operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The announcement came during a signing ceremony between CME and Ali Zaid Al Quraishi & Brothers to formally establish Canon Saudi Arabia, which will become the largest regional direct presence for CME.
Canon Saudi Arabia will operate from Riyadh, and with an additional two branches in Jeddah and Khobar, will be become the company’s largest entity in the region. With over 300 employees by 2020, Canon Saudi Arabia will directly ......read more
Company to promote & distribute ESET’s Endpoint Protection; Data Protection & Technology Alliances
Saudi Arabia, June 03, 2018: Al Falak Electronic Equipment & Supplies Co announced a partnership with IT security solutions provider ESET to promote and distribute ESET’s Endpoint Protection; Data Protection and Technology Alliances to meet the growing customer demand among businesses in Saudi Arabia. The addition of ESET solutions to its portfolio will further strengthen the distributor’s market presence in the country.
The signing ceremony, held at Novotel Riyadh Al Anoud Hotel, Riyadh, KSA, featured three sessions. The ‘ESET Endpoint Protection’ discussed ESET’s multilayered and cloud augmented malware protection system and multi-layered protection, along with the MSP program. ......read more
Company aims to expand presence in growing Saudi Arabian security industry
IP video surveillance segment plays key role in achieving goals of Saudi Vision 2030
April 22, 2018 — Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, and operations, is set to highlight its premier solutions addressing the evolving physical and cyber threats in the Middle East region at the upcoming second edition of Intersec Saudi Arabia, which will be held at the Jeddah Center for Forums and Events in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) from April 24 to 26, 2018. The Genetec booth will be located at Stand #A27.
For the second year in a row, Genetec will attend the biggest trade fair for safety, security, and fire protection in the KSA, and will demonstrate its security, intelligence, and ......read more
Global tech company sets aggressive growth strategy for the KSA market
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 10 December 2017 – Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG), a global leader in the provision of optimum end-to-end data solutions and services, today announced the appointment of Ingram Micro, as its value-added distributor (VAD) in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
As a part ......read more
Riyadh, 29 November 2017: Amid growing interest in Saudi Arabia, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology is keen on stimulating the economy with a focus on electronic applications, leadership, the fourth industrial revolution, and bridging the digital gap to go inline with the Saudi Vision 2030.
HE Eng. Abdullah bin Amer Al Sawahah, the Minister of Communications ......read more
New store will be the “go to” space for consumers to connect with the Huawei brand, their latest technologies and their products, at a more personal level.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 6th November, 2017: Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG), today announced that its first 'Experience Store' in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is now open at The Dubai Mall. ......read more
For the first time in the region, consumers get a more customised, faster mobile experience powered by Huawei’s breakthrough Kirin AI processor
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 31, 2017: Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) has unveiled the world’s most powerful AI flagship smartphones – the HUAWEI Mate 10 Series in the Middle East & Africa region. ......read more
Perfect for Middle Eastern Climates, LG’s Latest Air Technologies Bring the Ultimate in Performance, Reliability and Efficiency
Dubai, UAE, 26 October 2017: LG Electronics (LG) has announced the release of its brand new MULTI V 5 Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) solution designed to offer exceptional performance in Middle Eastern climates. The latest in the ......read more
October 23, 2017- The National Digitization Unit (NDU) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with NXN (formerly neXgen), a leading smart city consulting and digital service provider in the Middle East and Africa, marking NDU’s first step towards harnessing open data to achieve the digital transformation of the Kingdom.
The MOU underpins an existing ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – October 18, 2017: Ring, the leader in smart home security recently announced a partnership agreement with Al Jammaz Distribution, the leading Saudi based Value-Added Distributor, which distributes advanced technology products, solutions and services. This partnership will help Ring foray and expand its reach across the Saudi market offering customers Ring’s ......read more
Introducing the next era of mobile smartphones equipped with the world's first Kirin AI processor inside to deliver a faster, more customized mobile experience
Dubai, U.A.E., October 17, 2017: During an exclusive global launch held at Munich, Huawei Consumer Business Group unveiled its highly-anticipated Mate 10 Series, which will open the door to new AI mobile ......read more
October 12, 2017 - ELM, a leader in innovative solutions and owned by the Public Investment Fund of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), revealed its successful participation at the recently concluded 37th edition of GITEX Technology Week (GITEX 2017), which ran from October 8 to October 12, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
The ELM pavilion, which featured state-of-the-art ......read more
Total prize of US $100,000 clinched by leading UAE designers across four design categories
Dubai, UAE: 12 October 2017: LG Electronics (LG) announced its official “Techorator” winners of the first-ever Signage Design competition for innovative professional designers and architects across the region at the Grand Hyatt in Dubai. Four winners have collectively taken home a total ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 28th September, 2017: Huawei Consumer Business Group hosted “The Future of Innovation” event in Dubai, UAE on 20th September 2017. The event highlighted the key innovations Huawei is driving in the consumer smartphone industry, both globally and regionally, as well as Huawei’s brand ambition to become a global iconic technology brand. ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 20th September, 2017: Huawei Consumer Business Group today held a media open day in Dubai, UAE, to discuss the future of innovation in the Middle East region. This is a second stop right after IFA that was held in Berlin on 1st September. Led by Chief Marketing Officer, Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG), Ms. Glory Cheung, and Mr. Gene Jiao, President ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 19 September 2017: LG Electronics (LG) is on a quest to redefine the possibilities of tomorrow by introducing the most innovative home appliances and electronics available today. However, recently LG has introduced robots into its product portfolio and has showcased a variety of soon-to-be-released robots at various events across the world that will reshape tomorrow to make the ......read more
240-kg chocolate tower beats the heat with LG DUALCOOL air conditioners
Dubai, UAE – September 13, 2017: In an attempt to creatively illustrate how advancements in technology trump the long-lived difficulties of extreme temperatures faced in the Middle East and Africa, LG Electronics (LG) conducted an experiment to demonstrate how the LG DUALCOOL air conditioner still cools, even ......read more
SonicWall, the trusted security partner protecting more than one million networks worldwide, announced today that Ingram Micro, a leading technology distributor in the region, is now distributing SonicWall products in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Arab Republic of Egypt.
“Ingram Micro’s market reach, a wealth of experience and added value to partners in Saudi and Egypt, is of ......read more
Launched three weeks ago, HUAWEI nova 2 Plus is one of the fastest selling Huawei devices this year
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 5, 2017: HUAWEI nova 2 Plus, the latest smartphone from Huawei has experienced exceptional demand in the UAE to become one of the fastest selling Huawei devices this year. HUAWEI nova 2 Plus sales have been 10 times more compared to nova Plus at its ......read more
RIYADH, KSA, 22nd August, 2017: The Internet Services Unit (ISU) of King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), a government entity that coordinates and promotes scientific and technological research in Saudi Arabia, has deployed Veeam® Availability Suite™ from Veeam Software, the Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™ innovator, in order to provide the science ......read more
Dubai-UAE – 20 August, 2017: Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced that it has been shortlisted as a finalist in three categories of the 2017 Daman Corporate Health Awards, hosted by MEED. The prestigious awards based on votes by experts in the field - celebrate and recognise organisations for significantly prioritising employee ......read more
Third Cycle of the Seeds for the Future CSR initiative culminates successfully
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 15 August 2017: The third cycle of Huawei’s global CSR program for top Saudi students, ‘Seeds of the Future’, has recently culminated in the People’s Republic of China. Launched in collaboration with the Communications and Information Technology ......read more
14th August 2017, Dubai, U.A.E.: SOUQ.com is hosting a two-day Samsung carnival from 14th - 15th August for customers to get access to an extensive range of Samsung’s latest products at exciting and unparalleled offers. The electronics extravaganza will see new flash deals every four hours throughout the event across Samsung Mobiles, Wearables and ......read more
Saudi Arabia’s National Cyber Security Center receives UL cybersecurity certification for its Community of Trust network infrastructure security software.
The award signifies the highest standards of cybersecurity have been met by assessing potential vulnerabilities and weaknesses.
The certification marks the launch of UL’s Cybersecurity Assurance Program in the Middle ......read more
SAB Holding deploys SAP® applications (S/4HANA) on the IBM Cloud to accelerate operations and leverage business data for better, faster decision-making
JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA – 2 August 2017: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that SAB Holding, an industrial conglomerate headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has selected IBM Cloud to host its mission-critical SAP® applications. ......read more
Center aims to support the Kingdom’s drive for innovation
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, July 31, 2017: On Behalf of His Excellency Dr. Majid Alkassabi, Minister of Commerce and Investment, His Excellency’s Advisor to Minister of Commerce and Investment, Governor of Small & Medium Enterprises General Authority Dr. Ghassan Alsulaiman yesterday inaugurated one of the largest ......read more
Online Shoppers in the Middle East can now log on to SOUQ.com using their Amazon credentials
July 3, 2017 – DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Amazon (AMZN) and SOUQ.com confirm the official completion of the acquisition of SOUQ.com by Amazon. As the first step of integration, customers can now log on to SOUQ.com using their Amazon credentials.
Joining the Amazon family enables ......read more
Portable projector that transforms a flat surface into an interactive touch screen makes its GCC debut
Unlike traditional projectors, Xperia Touch does more than just put on a show – it lets you surf and explore like never before
Dubai, 2nd July 2017: Sony Mobile Communications today announced that its new smart projector, Xperia Touch, is now available in select ......read more
DUBAI, June 28, 2017: Though people are driven to create art and express themselves, no two people are alike and no two users want the exact same thing from their tech devices and appliances. GCC residents are no different. Thanks to local government initiatives that aim to foster creativity within our communities, and thanks to a society that welcomes personal self-expression, there is an ......read more
Slim with Stamina, OnePlus 5 features 6 GB RAM/8 GB RAM with Dash Charge capabilities
27th June 2017, Dubai, U.A.E.: SOUQ.com has announced the pre-order of the OnePlus 5, the much-anticipated flagship smartphone from global mobile technology company OnePlus. The impressive device features a 16MP and 20MP dual camera - the highest resolution dual-camera system on a smartphone ......read more
Honor 8 lite and honor 6x make the perfect gifts for Eid!
Honor, the number one smartphone e-brand by Huawei, has the perfect gifting solutions for you this Eid: two of its latest models, honor 6x and honor 8 Lite, with unrivalled design features at fabulous price points.
The honor 6x, embodying the motto “Double the Experience” that millennials live and breathe breaks ground ......read more
Leading HR and IT decision-makers will gather to discuss next generation HR challenges and new frameworks proposed under Saudi Vision 2030
Dubai, 20 June 2017: As the Fourth Industrial Revolution continues to transform the workplace with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Automation becoming increasingly prevalent across industries, Dubai-based B2B event specialist QnA International, has ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 19, 2017: Summer is just around the corner. In other words, you and many other people around you will be preparing for summer vacation. You may take a few days off to enjoy the hot, sunny weather or create fun and exciting memories by swimming, going to concerts, or traveling to new places. Whether you keep these experiences to yourself or share them with your close family ......read more
LG’s latest appliance wants to partially replace the chef in your house and give you and your family precious time back
Dubai, UAE, June 15, 2017: Family, food, culture, heritage and traditions are of central focus during the holy month of Ramadan and now with smart appliances, homemakers are able to take advantage of new technology to prepare meals that are healthy, delicious and ......read more
Super slow motion functionality and intelligent features of new Xperia XZ Premium brought to life in singer’s new video
Dubai, 11th June 2017: Renowned Lebanese singer and record producer Fares Karam has featured Sony Mobile’s latest Xperia smartphone in his new music video, Mnamnam, which was directed by award-winning director Hass Ghaddar.
Throughout the video, ......read more
Edible Instrument Musicians Demonstrate How Food Waste Can Be Reduced with Refrigerator Technology from LG
Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2017: To raise awareness of the issue of food wastage this World Environment Day, LG teamed up with the music-making talents of the London Vegetable Orchestra to demonstrate how advanced refrigerator technology can help extend the life of fresh foods for weeks or ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 05th June 2017: Countries across the GCC are on a quest to redefine their future especially when it comes down to being socially and environmentally responsible with many countries investing billions to support a variety of sustainable initiatives.
According to the EY report ‘Power transactions and trends: 2016 review and 2017 outlook’, it was reported that ......read more
RIYADH, KSA, 5th June, 2017– A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN), a Secure Application Services™ company, today announced its vThunder Virtual Appliance is now available via the STC Cloud. According to the terms of the agreement, STC Cloud will sell A10 vThunder Cloud offerings as a service for public use environments.
STC Cloud represented by Khalid Al-Ashaikh, Director Cloud Commercials at ......read more
Customers to benefit from Free Shipping on all Fulfilled by SOUQ product orders over AED150
Online shopping in the region is set to experience upward trajectory during the holy month
Exclusive 10,000 Ramadan deals
4th June 2017, Dubai, U.A.E.: 2017 has been declared the Year of Giving in the UAE and SOUQ.com supports the National agenda by encouraging residents to ......read more
HPE Flexible Capacity consumption model chosen to support rapid demand for online services
Riyadh, 31 May 2017: HPE today announced that Sejel Technology had selected HPE Synergy composable infrastructure platform for their data center transformation. HPE Synergy has been chosen by Sejel Technology to meet the service levels required by the Ministry of Haj and Umra, which oversees the ......read more
Recognized for Effective Marketing Creatively Demonstrating Key Product Feature
DUBAI, May 30, 2017: Proving that a washing machines can be the star of a viral video, LG Electronics’ House of Cards video was the recipient of an AME Award in the category of branded entertainment. One of the most prestigious industry honors, the AME (Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness) Awards ......read more
Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security presented awards to six of its top performing channel partners from the Middle East and Africa region at its EMEA Partner Conference which was held in Lisbon, Portugal between 9th - 11th May, 2017. These awards were in recognition for their proactive approach and significant achievements in FY 17. The event attracted ......read more
Featuring a 4,500mAh Battery, LG’s Largest, for Hours of Smartphone Entertainment and Productivity
DUBAI, May 28, 2017: LG Electronics (LG) begins rolling out its LG X power2 1 smartphone this month in markets around the world starting in North America followed by key target markets in Asia, Europe, Latin America and other regions.
The LG X power2 is a mass-tier phone targeting ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 25 May 2017: Family, food, culture and traditions are key elements that are of central focus during the holy month of Ramadan and now with smart appliances, homemakers are able to take advantage of trendsetting technology to prepare meals that healthy, delicious and perfect for not just a home for today, but for a smart home of the future.
Ramadan is the season whereby ......read more
Attributed to Kevin Cha, President, LG Electronics, Middle East & Africa
DUBAI, May 23, 2017: Smartphones are getting smarter every year. Today’s smartphone’s are no more bulky. They are slim, smaller and easy to carry around. The screen is crystal clear and it’s a pleasure to see pictures and watch movies. Some of the cameras in high-end phones are as powerful as a ......read more
Dubai, UAE: 17 May 2017: A home is a place where people want to feel good, safe, secure and relaxed. However in today’s fast paced and highly complex world, time is a luxury that many individuals do not have much of especially when it relates to daily household activities. Many of these people end up spending more money hiring outside help or perhaps even eat our and prolong cleaning ......read more
Latest Smart TV Platform Earns Prestigious CC International Security Certification for its Ability to Provide Superior Privacy Protection
Dubai, UAE, May 11, 2017: LG’s webOS 3.5 smart TV platform was recognized with a Common Criteria (CC) certification for its enhanced Application Security Solution Ver-sion 1.0 software. By snagging another internationally-recognized security ......read more
MENA’s leading mother, baby and child e-commerce website to offer KSA customers a new and unique user interface, promotions and localised delivery
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10th May 2017: MENA’s largest bilingual mother, baby and child online retail platform, Mumzworld, will be delivering its 120,000 innovative and varied products from leading global and regional brands ......read more
Flagship Smartphone is the first to offer 18:9 FullVision display that supports both Dolby Vision and HDR 10
DUBAI, May 07, 2017: After the recent launch of the LG G6 across the Middle East and Africa markets, LG Electronics (LG) reveals that its newest flagship smartphone has received great praise from users and reviewers in the region, thanks to its emphasis on the fundamentals, ......read more
The Middle East & Africa region is a strategically important growth market for Sony Mobile
Xperia XZ Premium, winner of several top industry awards including ‘Best Smartphone at MWC 2017’, leads innovation push
Dubai, UAE, May 6, 2017: Sony Mobile Communications has shown strong global financial performance by reporting a profit of 10.2 Billion Yen (US$ 91 Million) ......read more
SAP Announces SAR 285 Million Saudi Investment Plan to Support Saudi Vision 2030;
Establishment of Public Cloud Data Center in the Kingdom Fuels Faster Business Services and Stronger Competitiveness
RIYADH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 4 May 2017 – Witnessed by His Majesty King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, and German Chancellor, Angela ......read more
LG Electronics Sees 10 Percent Jump in Sales and Highest Operating Income Since 2009
Dubai, UAE - Apr. 27, 2017: LG Electronics Inc. (LG) today announced first-quarter 2017 revenue of KRW 14.66 trillion (USD 12.70 billion), an increase of 9.7 percent from the same period last year. LG nearly doubled its operating income to KRW 921.5 billion (USD 798.3 million) with the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 24, 2017: Global Innovations, a leading provider of automation solution for the travel and tourism trade starts with success during the Arabian Travel Market 2017 First Day Exhibition, the market leading, international travel & tourism event unlocking business potential within the Middle East
Tourism destinations from around the world showcase a diverse range ......read more