IT BusinessITP net home pagehttp://www.itp.net/www.itp.netITP.net.comSamsung pursues more efficient batteries, thinner camera sensorsSouth Korean vendor hopes innovations will lead to lighter, thinner phones by 2017<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>Fri, 29 May 2015 00:00:00 +0400http://www.itp.net/603397-samsung-pursues-more-efficient-batteries-thinner-camera-sensorsEMC to acquire VirtustreamDeal valued at $1.2bn, will see EMC take over Virtustream and add its managed cloud services to its own portfolio of hybrid offerings<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, 27 May 2015 11:53:45 +0400http://www.itp.net/603375-emc-to-acquire-virtustreamSnapchat plans IPO; no timetable givenCEO ‘has plan’ to take message service public<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, 27 May 2015 11:03:57 +0400http://www.itp.net/603369-snapchat-plans-ipo-no-timetable-givenManuel Rivelo names F5 Networks CEOLongtime leader and current CEO John McAdam to take expanded board role<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, 27 May 2015 09:14:28 +0400http://www.itp.net/603365-manuel-rivelo-names-f5-networks-ceoPS4 four times as popular in GCC as Xbox One: ITP.net surveyPoll figures point to sluggish adoption rate for Microsoft’s next-gen console<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, 26 May 2015 10:48:35 +0400http://www.itp.net/603354-ps4-four-times-as-popular-in-gcc-as-xbox-one-itpnet-surveyGoogle ‘mad scientist’ patents robot toy for kidsApplication lists ‘anthropomorphic device… in the form factor of a doll or toy’<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, 25 May 2015 11:13:30 +0400http://www.itp.net/603335-google-mad-scientist-patents-robot-toy-for-kidsSamsung is most popular TV brand in GCC: ITP.net surveySouth Korean vendor wins twice as much love as runner up Sony<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, 24 May 2015 14:21:42 +0400http://www.itp.net/603320-samsung-is-most-popular-tv-brand-in-gcc-itpnet-surveyFounder of Facebook-owned Oculus hit with lawsuitBuilder of Rift headset stole idea, court documents claim<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, 24 May 2015 11:28:41 +0400http://www.itp.net/603318-founder-of-facebook-owned-oculus-hit-with-lawsuitBlackBerry to slash workforce once moreIn-recovery handset maker opts for consolidation strategy<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, 24 May 2015 09:55:39 +0400http://www.itp.net/603315-blackberry-to-slash-workforce-once-moreYouTube Kids slammed again for improper contentChild-protection groups lobby FTC for action as lewd videos found on app targeted at five-year-olds<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 May 2015 11:31:08 +0400http://www.itp.net/603305-youtube-kids-slammed-again-for-improper-contentDeadline for .GOV Awards extendedNominations for .GOV Awards extended to 25th May<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 May 2015 18:15:06 +0400http://www.itp.net/603298-deadline-for-gov-awards-extendedF5's outgoing CEO offers final vote of confidence for successorIndustry stalwart John McAdam makes impromptu appearance at F5 customer conference<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 May 2015 17:34:46 +0400http://www.itp.net/603297-f5s-outgoing-ceo-offers-final-vote-of-confidence-for-successorThree-quarters of IT organisations to be bimodal by 2017 says GartnerAnalyst company sees more IT departments developing agile, creative capabilities<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 2015 16:32:10 +0400http://www.itp.net/603274-three-quarters-of-it-organisations-to-be-bimodal-by-2017-says-gartnerIT infrastructure spending to grow just 0.9% this year as companies consolidateTotal IT infrastructure spending in MEA region to reach $3.48bn, Gartner says<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 May 2015 14:08:18 +0400http://www.itp.net/603237-it-infrastructure-spending-to-grow-just-09-this-year-as-companies-consolidateUnauthorised cloud adoption growing issue for CIOsBrocade survey shows 83% of organisations have seen unauthorised cloud service use<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 May 2015 13:49:01 +0400http://www.itp.net/603235-unauthorised-cloud-adoption-growing-issue-for-ciosUber built on stolen idea, lawsuit allegesCalifornia man suing Uber CEO and early investors for 'creating exact replica' of his own ride-sharing 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>Sat, 16 May 2015 20:24:22 +0400http://www.itp.net/603228-uber-built-on-stolen-idea-lawsuit-allegesMENA healthcare IT spend to hit $2.86bnGartner predicts small rise in IT spending in MENA region healthcare sector<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 May 2015 13:25:04 +0400http://www.itp.net/603221-mena-healthcare-it-spend-to-hit-286bnACN INVESTIGATES: People, processes trump technologyBusiness processes should drive technology adoption, says conference's keynote speaker<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 May 2015 11:49:35 +0400http://www.itp.net/603219-acn-investigates-people-processes-trump-technologyGartner reveals benefits of long-term business planningBut survey shows that CIOs are often left out of strategic long-term planning conversations<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, 13 May 2015 12:51:23 +0400http://www.itp.net/603207-gartner-reveals-benefits-of-long-term-business-planningSharjah shops raided for providing illegal TV servicesSharjah Economic Development Department fines three outlets <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 2015 14:03:53 +0400http://www.itp.net/603189-sharjah-shops-raided-for-providing-illegal-tv-servicesMajority of retailers keen on IoT: surveyZebra survey says 96% of retailers are ready to make changes required for IoT 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>Tue, 12 May 2015 13:50:50 +0400http://www.itp.net/603188-majority-of-retailers-keen-on-iot-surveyUber trials cash payments in IndiaMove aimed at expanding company's addressable market in country, which has low credit card penetration<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 2015 10:57:38 +0400http://www.itp.net/603184-uber-trials-cash-payments-in-indiaLenovo reigns among Gulf Ultrabook users: ITP.net surveyGCC consumers express preference for Chinese brand when buying for productivity<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 May 2015 13:13:58 +0400http://www.itp.net/603171-lenovo-reigns-among-gulf-ultrabook-users-itpnet-surveyApple's wearables rivals need Watch to be a winner: IHSResearch firm predicts 2,700% surge in smartwatch market over next five 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, 10 May 2015 11:51:10 +0400http://www.itp.net/603153-apples-wearables-rivals-need-watch-to-be-a-winner-ihsGulf favours Apple above market leaders in laptops: ITP.net surveyGCC consumers prefer MacBooks, above offerings from Lenovo, HP, Dell<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 May 2015 10:16:22 +0400http://www.itp.net/603146-gulf-favours-apple-above-market-leaders-in-laptops-itpnet-survey