Techo babbleITP net home pagehttp://www.itp.net/www.itp.netITP.net.comIn Saudi Arabia, Uber appears to be a force for good No other organisation - public or private - has done more to address women's mobility in the Kingdom<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, 11 Aug 2015 10:58:00 +0400http://www.itp.net/604312-in-saudi-arabia-uber-appears-to-be-a-force-for-goodWorking 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-stcBlack 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-microsoftFirst 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-googleHello! 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-hooQtel'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-charterArab 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-2009Google 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-lunchCensored 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-worldWindows 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-freeSwedish 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-ahoyBing-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-goA 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-raceQatar'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-websitesThe $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-mobileClean 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-windowsGo 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-knowWill 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-sourceSatyam 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-savedWi-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-storiesiPhone 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-gameInsider 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-threatsDownadup 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-daySatyam 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-murkierDu 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