IT BusinessITP net home pagehttp://www.itp.net/www.itp.netITP.net.comThe GCC government IT advantagePublic sector IT projects have a troubled history, but does the GCC have an advantage over western counterparts?<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, 29 Jul 2015 13:16:42 +0400http://www.itp.net/604157-the-gcc-government-it-advantageACN Salary Survey 2015 now openSurvey to investigate salaries and other employment issues in regional IT sector, enter for chance to win Apple Watch<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 Jul 2015 17:33:23 +0400http://www.itp.net/604142-acn-salary-survey-2015-now-openGCC SMBs using social media to drive businessLinkedIn survey shows over 90% of SMBs have a social media presence<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 Jul 2015 17:08:24 +0400http://www.itp.net/604141-gcc-smbs-using-social-media-to-drive-businessHawking, Musk, Wozniak warn against weaponised AIOpen letter signed by over 1,000 researchers calls for ban on autonomous weapons<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 Jul 2015 10:31:23 +0400http://www.itp.net/604133-hawking-musk-wozniak-warn-against-weaponised-aiHalf of IT execs expect loss of life in future cyber-attacks: surveyICT professionals worry critical infrastructure strike could cause human fatalities within three 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>Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:28:43 +0400http://www.itp.net/604130-half-of-it-execs-expect-loss-of-life-in-future-cyber-attacks-surveySmartphone market sees second-largest quarterly swell in historySamsung back on top as budget vendors nip at leaders’ heels<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, 26 Jul 2015 15:35:31 +0400http://www.itp.net/604100-smartphone-market-sees-second-largest-quarterly-swell-in-historyFacebook victorious in shareholder IPO battleCourt rules shareholders have no legal standing as no stock held at time of fiduciary breach<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, 26 Jul 2015 10:26:11 +0400http://www.itp.net/604087-facebook-victorious-in-shareholder-ipo-battleWollongong team to compete in Imagine Cup finalUAE university team to represent Arab world in finals of Microsoft Imagine Cup<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, 23 Jul 2015 18:10:22 +0400http://www.itp.net/604083-wollongong-team-to-compete-in-imagine-cup-finalQualcomm mulls business split amid layoffsRamp-up in competition drives chipmaker to examine future<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, 23 Jul 2015 13:53:02 +0400http://www.itp.net/604080-qualcomm-mulls-business-split-amid-layoffsFacebook loses appeal on data handover warrantsCourt decides social giant cannot challenge order to disclose account info in Social Security fraud<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, 22 Jul 2015 12:12:08 +0400http://www.itp.net/604059-facebook-loses-appeal-on-data-handover-warrantsMicrosoft reports major Q4 lossMassive Nokia write-off weighs down earnings<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, 22 Jul 2015 09:37:09 +0400http://www.itp.net/604052-microsoft-reports-major-q4-lossQualcomm expected to announce layoffsQualcomm is expected to layoff at least 10% of its 30,000 workforce when it presents its fiscal Q3 2015 earnings<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, 22 Jul 2015 09:31:25 +0400http://www.itp.net/604051-qualcomm-expected-to-announce-layoffsRampant iPhone sales elevate Apple in third fiscal quarterSmartphones, Watch, Mac, App Store drive revenue growth of 33%<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, 22 Jul 2015 09:14:07 +0400http://www.itp.net/604050-rampant-iphone-sales-elevate-apple-in-third-fiscal-quarterUS senator calls for isolated smart-vehicle tests after Google-car injuriesComments made at opening of auto-industry-sponsored test track, following Google’s first-ever smart-car injuries<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 2015 12:25:29 +0400http://www.itp.net/604043-us-senator-calls-for-isolated-smart-vehicle-tests-after-google-car-injuriesNo regional cuts expected as result of Symantec-Veritas splitRegional director has eye on growth ahead of planned January 2016 separation<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 Jul 2015 17:10:25 +0400http://www.itp.net/604033-no-regional-cuts-expected-as-result-of-symantec-veritas-splitGlobal IT spending to fall 5.5% in 2015Gartner predicts decline in market due to strength of US dollar<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 Jul 2015 13:23:01 +0400http://www.itp.net/604028-global-it-spending-to-fall-55-in-2015Huawei sees 30% revenue swell in H1Chinese tech leviathan expects ‘steady and healthy’ growth in 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>Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:39:34 +0400http://www.itp.net/604022-huawei-sees-30-revenue-swell-in-h1PC market sees harshest decline in nearly two years: GartnerShipments slump 9.5% on forex, XP aftermath, Win 10 prep <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, 16 Jul 2015 14:06:10 +0400http://www.itp.net/604010-pc-market-sees-harshest-decline-in-nearly-two-years-gartnerEBay expected to announce $900m sale of enterprise unit: WSJOnline marketplace giant could offload sluggish division to equity firm Permira<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, 16 Jul 2015 13:18:48 +0400http://www.itp.net/604008-ebay-expected-to-announce-900m-sale-of-enterprise-unit-wsjCloud growth acts as counterweight to ‘flat’ EMEA infrastructure market in Q1: IDCFirst quarter spend on servers, storage, switches reaches $1.01bn<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, 15 Jul 2015 14:14:24 +0400http://www.itp.net/603998-cloud-growth-acts-as-counterweight-to-flat-emea-infrastructure-market-in-q1-idcToshiba CEO, board members to exit amid accounting scandalFraud investigators due to release report next week<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, 15 Jul 2015 09:39:25 +0400http://www.itp.net/603985-toshiba-ceo-board-members-to-exit-amid-accounting-scandalBlackBerry hires Cisco veteran as new head of salesCarl Wiese to replace John Sims, who had been at the company less than two 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>Tue, 14 Jul 2015 10:49:56 +0400http://www.itp.net/603972-blackberry-hires-cisco-veteran-as-new-head-of-salesNintendo CEO passes away, successor not yet namedSatoru Iwata, who led the company from 2002, loses long battle with cancer<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, 13 Jul 2015 10:33:10 +0400http://www.itp.net/603956-nintendo-ceo-passes-away-successor-not-yet-namedOver 155m smartphone shipments expected in MEA region this yearMarket posted yearly growth of 66% in Q1 2015, according to 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>Sun, 12 Jul 2015 15:44:21 +0400http://www.itp.net/603948-over-155m-smartphone-shipments-expected-in-mea-region-this-yearBlackBerry buys Android-themed domains, sparks renewed chat about handsetsRumours about Android-based BB handset swirl despite enterprise focus of ‘AndroidSecured.com’<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 Jul 2015 12:29:56 +0400http://www.itp.net/603940-blackberry-buys-android-themed-domains-sparks-renewed-chat-about-handsets