IT BusinessITP net home pagehttp://www.itp.net/www.itp.netITP.net.comRising dollar sparks markdown in 2015 IT spend projectionsGlobal IT spend to decline 5.5% over 2014, according to latest Gartner forecast<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 2015 16:37:18 +0400http://www.itp.net/603848-rising-dollar-sparks-markdown-in-2015-it-spend-projectionsDubai to be home to 'world’s first' working 3D-printer buildingUAE’s National Innovation Committee announces plan to construct 2000sq-ft structure with 20ft-tall printer<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 2015 12:16:57 +0400http://www.itp.net/603842-dubai-to-be-home-to-worlds-first-working-3d-printer-buildingFrench war on ‘illegal’ Uber escalates as execs arrestedUS ride-hailing app firm remains target of government, as it tries to ban service <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 2015 09:58:34 +0400http://www.itp.net/603837-french-war-on-illegal-uber-escalates-as-execs-arrestedMEA tablet market records first year-over-year declineIDC attributes regional slowdown to sharp shipment decline in Turkey<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, 30 Jun 2015 16:36:21 +0400http://www.itp.net/603833-mea-tablet-market-records-first-year-over-year-declineEMEA security appliance market in slight declineIDC notes a 2.2% year-on-year decline in revenue for Q1 2015<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, 30 Jun 2015 13:49:08 +0400http://www.itp.net/603829-emea-security-appliance-market-in-slight-declineCIOs need to pay more attention to ‘rise’ of smart machines: GartnerAnalyst firm highlights threat-benefit debate on machines’ increasing control over key business decisions<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, 30 Jun 2015 12:16:42 +0400http://www.itp.net/603826-cios-need-to-pay-more-attention-to-rise-of-smart-machines-gartnerMicrosoft fire-sale sees ads unit go to AOL, maps to UberRedmond continues division diet, sheds loss-making businesses with no layoffs: reports<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, 30 Jun 2015 10:28:56 +0400http://www.itp.net/603823-microsoft-fire-sale-sees-ads-unit-go-to-aol-maps-to-uberChamber of Commerce gains ISO 20000 - 1:2011 certificationDubai Chamber of Commerce certifies for IT service level management qualification<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, 28 Jun 2015 17:57:25 +0400http://www.itp.net/603811-chamber-of-commerce-gains-iso-20000-12011-certificationMEA Web users set to hit 425m by 2019: CiscoCompany’s annual VNI forecast claims 27% of regional population will be online in four years<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, 28 Jun 2015 16:28:31 +0400http://www.itp.net/603809-mea-web-users-set-to-hit-425m-by-2019-ciscoTotal control Convergence is needed for a successful IoT deployment, and Pacific Controls provides this with its end-to-end solutions focused on unlocking value from IoT technologies<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, 28 Jun 2015 12:08:41 +0400http://www.itp.net/603799-total-controlBusiness leaders aren’t prepared for the IoTSenior levels of many organisations don’t yet have a good understanding of the potential impact of the IoT, according to Gartner's Nick Jones<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, 28 Jun 2015 12:02:26 +0400http://www.itp.net/603798-business-leaders-arent-prepared-for-the-iotIt's time to take a standIn the face of line-of-business scepticism, CIOs must assert their positions as business enablers<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, 23 Jun 2015 09:48:55 +0400http://www.itp.net/603742-its-time-to-take-a-standFemale CIOs expect bigger budget increases: GartnerFemale CIOs expect budget increase of 2.4% this year, while male counterparts expect just 0.8% increase<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, 22 Jun 2015 14:30:12 +0400http://www.itp.net/603735-female-cios-expect-bigger-budget-increases-gartnerUber’s value will not take hit from CLC ruling: investorsRide-sharing firm could benefit from full-time employees, say stakeholders<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, 22 Jun 2015 10:10:31 +0400http://www.itp.net/603722-ubers-value-will-not-take-hit-from-clc-ruling-investorsStrong support for Linux containers, but enterprises remain wary: surveyRed Hat commissions poll, finds security and skills hampering adoption<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, 21 Jun 2015 15:39:26 +0400http://www.itp.net/603720-strong-support-for-linux-containers-but-enterprises-remain-wary-surveyHuawei works with Audi, Volkswagen on connected carsChinese hardware vendor jumps into smart-vehicle race<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, 21 Jun 2015 14:16:33 +0400http://www.itp.net/603719-huawei-works-with-audi-volkswagen-on-connected-carsDSO and London & Partners sign MoU for collaborationDubai Silicon Oasis and London promotional company to focus on knowledge and technology exchange<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, 18 Jun 2015 16:40:12 +0400http://www.itp.net/603713-dso-and-london-partners-sign-mou-for-collaborationStephen Elop to leave Microsoft in senior exec reshuffleCEO Nadella sharpens axe once more, prepares to shave top positions<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, 18 Jun 2015 11:32:47 +0400http://www.itp.net/603706-stephen-elop-to-leave-microsoft-in-senior-exec-reshuffleUber driver is employee, not contractor: California Labor CommissionRide-sharing app firm insists it is ‘nothing more than neutral technology platform’, vows appeal<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, 18 Jun 2015 10:58:27 +0400http://www.itp.net/603705-uber-driver-is-employee-not-contractor-california-labor-commissionApple Watch's success may lie in spare bands: reportTeardown shows greater than 2,000% mark-up for straps<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, 18 Jun 2015 10:10:06 +0400http://www.itp.net/603703-apple-watchs-success-may-lie-in-spare-bands-reportMicrosoft, others to be consulted on Google EU antitrust caseNineteen companies expected to be asked for feedback as Google battles against $6.6bn fine<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, 17 Jun 2015 11:58:15 +0400http://www.itp.net/603671-microsoft-others-to-be-consulted-on-google-eu-antitrust-casePrince Alwaleed U-turns on interim Twitter boss commentsSaudi prince says he would support Jack Dorsey should he pursue permanent position, Reuters reports<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, 16 Jun 2015 13:08:29 +0400http://www.itp.net/603655-prince-alwaleed-u-turns-on-interim-twitter-boss-commentsBill Gates: 15 tech prophecies that actually happened Microsoft co-founder foretold social media, cloud, mobile in 1999 book<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, 15 Jun 2015 15:25:55 +0400http://www.itp.net/603635-bill-gates-15-tech-prophecies-that-actually-happened?tab=photosPrince Alwaleed says Twitter interim boss not CEO candidate: FTKingdom Holding chairman cites Jack Dorsey’s other job commitments, calls for leader with ‘marketing mentality’<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, 15 Jun 2015 11:35:53 +0400http://www.itp.net/603627-prince-alwaleed-says-twitter-interim-boss-not-ceo-candidate-ftTwitter’s Costolo announces exit; analysts speculate on takeoverAs search for replacement begins, concerns mount over user-growth potential<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 2015 09:59:37 +0400http://www.itp.net/603606-twitters-costolo-announces-exit-analysts-speculate-on-takeover