Techo babbleITP net home pagehttp://www.itp.net/www.itp.netITP.net.comWorking in STC Creating Organisation charisma.<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:46:00 +0400http://www.itp.net/597523-working-in-stc?tab=blogBlack Screen of Death for MicrosoftPoor work by a publicity-hungry security outfit looks like it could cost Microsoft dearly<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Thu, 03 Dec 2009 12:10:57 +0400http://www.itp.net/578556-black-screen-of-death-for-microsoft?tab=blogFirst round to GoogleGoogle fires out a new Arabic service before the dust settles on Yahoo! Maktoob deal<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Wed, 09 Sep 2009 13:32:37 +0400http://www.itp.net/573765-first-round-to-google?tab=blogHello! Maktoob-hoo!So Yahoo! finally turns its attention to the Middle East, and buys up Maktoob, in a deal that might be worth as much as $100m (although Techcrunch says $85m, other sources $75m)<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Tue, 25 Aug 2009 13:24:35 +0400http://www.itp.net/573636-hello-maktoob-hoo?tab=blogQtel's toothless Customer CharterQtel announced yesterday its first-ever customer charter, which the company says is part of "major improvements and enhancements in recent months, to ensure that we deliver the best possible experience for all our customers"<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Tue, 04 Aug 2009 08:51:49 +0400http://www.itp.net/573477-qtels-toothless-customer-charter?tab=blogArab Technology Awards 2009Nominations are now open for the ACN Arab Technology Awards 2009. The awards, the most high profile awards for the industry in the Middle East<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Tue, 21 Jul 2009 06:00:56 +0400http://www.itp.net/573442-arab-technology-awards-2009?tab=blogGoogle eyes up Microsoft's lunchThe big news this morning, which must have had Steve Ballmer choking on his cornflakes, is that Google is about to go head-to-head with Microsoft, and launch its own operating system<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Wed, 08 Jul 2009 11:25:03 +0400http://www.itp.net/573441-google-eyes-up-microsofts-lunch?tab=blogCensored all over the worldEver get the feeling you are wasting your breath?<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Wed, 01 Jul 2009 16:11:04 +0400http://www.itp.net/573440-censored-all-over-the-world?tab=blogWindows 7 goes IE-freeMicrosoft has apparently cooked up a solution to avoid any multi-million euro fines from European regulators, with the announcement that it is dropping Internet Explorer from Windows 7 when it is released later this year<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Sun, 14 Jun 2009 11:02:31 +0400http://www.itp.net/573439-windows-7-goes-ie-free?tab=blogSwedish pirates ahoy!Strange news from Sweden, where a band of pirates have apparently seized a seat in the European Parliamentary elections<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Tue, 09 Jun 2009 14:14:25 +0400http://www.itp.net/573438-swedish-pirates-ahoy?tab=blogBing-goMicrosoft's new search engine Bing was launched this week, and so far, it looks pretty good<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Thu, 04 Jun 2009 08:07:20 +0400http://www.itp.net/573437-bing-go?tab=blogA new cyber arms racePresident Barack Obama has been announcing his plans for a national co-ordinated approach to cyber security that may even include an offensive cyber warfare command within the US military<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Tue, 02 Jun 2009 07:18:54 +0400http://www.itp.net/573436-a-new-cyber-arms-race?tab=blogQatar's naughty websitesWeb surfers who hoped that Vodafone's Qatar launch might mean a more progressive approach to web censorship have been dissappointed - not to mention somewhat baffled, by the operator's new blocking screen<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Tue, 19 May 2009 06:25:18 +0400http://www.itp.net/573435-qatars-naughty-websites?tab=blogThe $15 mobile government is getting into the mobile phone game, with the launch of a new handset, the Vergatario<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Tue, 12 May 2009 07:24:14 +0400http://www.itp.net/573434-the-15-mobile?tab=blogClean WindowsWindows 7 is on its way, and it could be here much sooner than anticipated, with Acer apparently revealing that it would be selling systems with the new OS by October 23rd this year<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Tue, 05 May 2009 07:22:54 +0400http://www.itp.net/573433-clean-windows?tab=blogGo with what you knowYou have to hand it to the former Satyam bosses - it is now emerging from the Central Bureau of Investigation's inquiries that Ramalinga Raju and co turned their IT skills to their advantage in perpetrating the $1 billion-plus fraud at the services company<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Tue, 28 Apr 2009 08:14:17 +0400http://www.itp.net/573432-go-with-what-you-know?tab=blogWill Oracle do open source?With the news that Oracle is set to snap up Sun for $7.4 billion, there's one big question over the deal - what will Oracle do with Sun's open source portfolio?<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Mon, 20 Apr 2009 15:00:52 +0400http://www.itp.net/573430-will-oracle-do-open-source?tab=blogSatyam saved?Tech Mahindra has been announced as the winner in the race for a majority share of Satyam - but does the bale out mean a safe future for Satyam, and for its new, smaller, owner?<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Tue, 14 Apr 2009 13:14:11 +0400http://www.itp.net/573428-satyam-saved?tab=blogWi-fi scare storiesTeachers in the UK are calling for the government to remove wi-fi networks from schools over fears that wireless could be harmful to health<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Sun, 12 Apr 2009 09:42:53 +0400http://www.itp.net/573427-wi-fi-scare-stories?tab=blogiPhone blame gameSo finally the UAE TRA finds its voice, and claims that the exorbitant prices that Etisalat charges for the iPhone are nothing to do with it<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Thu, 09 Apr 2009 09:58:22 +0400http://www.itp.net/573426-iphone-blame-game?tab=blogInsider threatsThe security sector is sometimes guilty of indulging in a bit of spin, and over-hyping of stories - its sometimes seen as a shameless attempt to sell more solutions, sometimes as a necessary evil to get joe public (or joe sys admin) to sit up and take notice<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Tue, 31 Mar 2009 08:16:38 +0400http://www.itp.net/573425-insider-threats?tab=blogDownadup delivers on April Fool's DayThe Downadup/Conficker worm version C is due to deliver its next payload on 1st April - April Fool's Day - and its got security professionals worried<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Thu, 26 Mar 2009 06:26:22 +0400http://www.itp.net/573423-downadup-delivers-on-april-fools-day?tab=blogSatyam saga gets murkierInvestigators into the Satyam fraud have reportedly said that they now believe the amount involved to be closer to $2 billion, rather than the $1 billion originally that chairman Ramalinga Raju had actually confessed to stealing<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Tue, 24 Mar 2009 07:35:34 +0400http://www.itp.net/573424-satyam-saga-gets-murkier?tab=blogDu blocks FlickrI'd like to thank du for making my job more difficult than it has to be<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Wed, 18 Mar 2009 13:02:05 +0400http://www.itp.net/573421-du-blocks-flickr?tab=blogTime to cut broadband pricingEtisalat used this week's Broadband Global Summit in Dubai to announce that it has now reached 500,000 residential broadband subscribers in the UAE, and proclaim that future growth for broadband for the company will mean it has to be service and application driven, and not just capacity driven<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Thu, 12 Mar 2009 11:59:17 +0400http://www.itp.net/573420-time-to-cut-broadband-pricing?tab=blog