IT BusinessITP net home pagehttp://www.itp.net/www.itp.netITP.net.comConsumer 3D printing 'five years away' Despite advancements, widespread adoption still a way off, says Gartner <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, 21 Aug 2014 15:32:28 +0400http://www.itp.net/599508-consumer-3d-printing-five-years-awayRegional IT skills gap set to widen rapidlyTechnology worker shortfall slowing third-platform adoption, warns Condo Protego<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, 21 Aug 2014 13:43:06 +0400http://www.itp.net/599504-regional-it-skills-gap-set-to-widen-rapidlyHP confounds analysts with quarterly sales upturnPC surge mainly responsible; CEO Whitman points to IBM-Lenovo uncertainty<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, 21 Aug 2014 09:09:02 +0400http://www.itp.net/599500-hp-confounds-analysts-with-quarterly-sales-upturnBallmer steps down as Microsoft board memberFormer CEO cites new commitments as reason for leaving<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, 20 Aug 2014 11:42:20 +0400http://www.itp.net/599485-ballmer-steps-down-as-microsoft-board-memberdu appoints new senior director to strengthen emiratisation employmentMohamed Alsaabri is the new senior director of national recruitment and development at du<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, 18 Aug 2014 17:16:49 +0400http://www.itp.net/599459-du-appoints-new-senior-director-to-strengthen-emiratisation-employmentGovernment of Jordan signs Microsoft licensing dealLicensing agreement will allow government entities to take Microsoft applications as needed<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, 18 Aug 2014 12:07:50 +0400http://www.itp.net/599454-government-of-jordan-signs-microsoft-licensing-dealSpending on telecom, IT in KSA to grow 6% in 2014Continued growth in telecom and IT sector is represented in the growing number of IT services<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, 18 Aug 2014 10:04:29 +0400http://www.itp.net/599447-spending-on-telecom-it-in-ksa-to-grow-6-in-2014Intel and 50 Cent to launch heart-beat monitoring earphonesEarphones can measure users heart rate during exercise <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, 17 Aug 2014 10:22:09 +0400http://www.itp.net/599432-intel-and-50-cent-to-launch-heart-beat-monitoring-earphonesApple begins hiring for UAE storesPositions on company's jobs site suggest store could be opening soon<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, 17 Aug 2014 09:37:34 +0400http://www.itp.net/599430-apple-begins-hiring-for-uae-storesACN Awards nominations close todayNominations set to close on Monday 18th August<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, 17 Aug 2014 07:52:00 +0400http://www.itp.net/599371-acn-awards-nominations-close-todayDoes your business pack a punch at large events?Proper planning based on ITIL Planning, Protection and Optimisation processes can help organisations to manage increases in demand for IT and ensure resilience of IT systems, writes Bryan MacKenzie of Quintica<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, 17 Aug 2014 04:50:00 +0400http://www.itp.net/599294-does-your-business-pack-a-punch-at-large-eventsSamsung acquires home automation startupSamsung buys SmartThings in deal reported to be worth $200 million<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>Sat, 16 Aug 2014 18:38:01 +0400http://www.itp.net/599425-samsung-acquires-home-automation-startupAndroid, iOS own 96.4% of smartphone market: IDCAndroid the primary driver of strong smartphone growth, says IDC<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, 14 Aug 2014 17:41:58 +0400http://www.itp.net/599424-android-ios-own-964-of-smartphone-market-idcCisco to cut another 6,000 jobs There is no confirmation so far how this will affect the UAE<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, 14 Aug 2014 16:20:06 +0400http://www.itp.net/599421-cisco-to-cut-another-6000-jobsNew skills required for top seat positions in ICTAyman Haddad and Abbed Anabtawi of executive search specialist DHR International, share some tips on C-level recruitment trends in the technology sector in the Middle East region<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, 14 Aug 2014 05:42:00 +0400http://www.itp.net/599295-new-skills-required-for-top-seat-positions-in-ictGoogle to help build $300m cable for 'Faster' internetA global consortium of six companies to build new trans-pacific cable 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>Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:34:01 +0400http://www.itp.net/599375-google-to-help-build-300m-cable-for-faster-internetChromebook sales to 'nearly triple' by 2017As PC growth stalls, Chromebook sales to reach 14.4m units by 2017, says Gartner<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 Aug 2014 12:03:39 +0400http://www.itp.net/599368-chromebook-sales-to-nearly-triple-by-2017You made WHAT with your 3D printer? FASHIONThis week we look at fashion and 3D printing making its way to the catwalk<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, 11 Aug 2014 11:47:39 +0400http://www.itp.net/599346-you-made-what-with-your-3d-printer-fashion?tab=photosMENA banking sector on pace to spend $13.2bn on IT this yearVertical's IT spend to increase 2.7% over 2013, according to Gartner<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, 11 Aug 2014 11:24:35 +0400http://www.itp.net/599344-mena-banking-sector-on-pace-to-spend-132bn-on-it-this-yearGemalto to acquire SafeNet for $890mSafeNet to become part of Gemalto's Payment & Identity segment<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, 11 Aug 2014 10:56:13 +0400http://www.itp.net/599341-gemalto-to-acquire-safenet-for-890mAfter Hours: Varun KapurVarun Kapur, VP & Head of MEA, Tata Consultancy Services<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, 11 Aug 2014 04:56:00 +0400http://www.itp.net/599310-after-hours-varun-kapurJudge dismisses $324.5m settlement in Silicon Valley collusion caseRuling said to make bigger payout to employees likely<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, 10 Aug 2014 10:22:08 +0400http://www.itp.net/599318-judge-dismisses-3245m-settlement-in-silicon-valley-collusion-caseSix-year-olds understand technology better than adults says OfcomUK study found the average DQ score for 6 year olds is 98 compared to 96 for the over-forties <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, 07 Aug 2014 14:21:01 +0400http://www.itp.net/599305-six-year-olds-understand-technology-better-than-adults-says-ofcomDubai’s foreign trade in mobile phones grows 126%Dubai’s phones trade totalled around Dh163 billion in 2013<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, 07 Aug 2014 10:17:16 +0400http://www.itp.net/599301-dubais-foreign-trade-in-mobile-phones-grows-126Facebook to be sued by 25,000 membersCampaigner asked Facebook users who wish to take part to sign up via an app<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, 07 Aug 2014 09:42:45 +0400http://www.itp.net/599300-facebook-to-be-sued-by-25000-members