IT BusinessITP net home pagehttp://www.itp.net/www.itp.netITP.net.comMicrosoft beats analyst expectations, posts strong cloud growthBut phone hardware business continues to decline, quarterly earnings report shows<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 Apr 2015 12:05:15 +0400http://www.itp.net/602968-microsoft-beats-analyst-expectations-posts-strong-cloud-growthAmazon reports healthy AWS growthBut company still operating at a loss, financial results show<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 Apr 2015 11:12:05 +0400http://www.itp.net/602966-amazon-reports-healthy-aws-growthAndroid is favourite mobile OS among Gulf consumers: ITP.net surveyGoogle’s platform voted number one by GCC residents<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 Apr 2015 10:56:55 +0400http://www.itp.net/602950-android-is-favourite-mobile-os-among-gulf-consumers-itpnet-surveyA quarter of UAE users think passwords no value to criminals: surveyResearch shows apathy in Gulf nation towards personal digital security <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 Apr 2015 14:56:41 +0400http://www.itp.net/602938-a-quarter-of-uae-users-think-passwords-no-value-to-criminals-surveyYou could win a smartphone with CommsMEA’s ‘Women in Tech’ surveyShort poll devised to reveal opportunities for female technology professionals across 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>Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:07:34 +0400http://www.itp.net/602937-you-could-win-a-smartphone-with-commsmeas-women-in-tech-surveyGoogle spends record sum on lobbying in Q1Search giant doles out $5.5m on cosying up to US Congress on patents, foreign labour, net neutrality<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 Apr 2015 12:02:29 +0400http://www.itp.net/602935-google-spends-record-sum-on-lobbying-in-q1Nokia banks on software to save it from historic merger problemsProgress in product design could ease integration with Alcatel-Lucent 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>Wed, 22 Apr 2015 10:21:09 +0400http://www.itp.net/602931-nokia-banks-on-software-to-save-it-from-historic-merger-problemsArab governments need better support for startupsVenture capital firm calls for more SWF investment, better regulation for startups<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 Apr 2015 16:08:45 +0400http://www.itp.net/602919-arab-governments-need-better-support-for-startupsThe advent of Industry 4.0Change is coming to industrial manufacturing in the form of Industry 4.0, a vision for smart factories and production lines <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 Apr 2015 14:34:24 +0400http://www.itp.net/602905-the-advent-of-industry-40Uber faces legal action over 'refusal' to carry guide dogsLawsuit claims some drivers yelled ’no dogs’ at blind passengers<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 Apr 2015 11:46:48 +0400http://www.itp.net/602898-uber-faces-legal-action-over-refusal-to-carry-guide-dogsIBM logs 12th straight quarterly revenue declineRestructuring gambit struggles, but annual cloud revenue surges<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 Apr 2015 09:43:07 +0400http://www.itp.net/602893-ibm-logs-12th-straight-quarterly-revenue-declineResearchers develop ‘troll-detector’Academics build model to zero in on anti-social commenters after just five posts<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 2015 10:30:20 +0400http://www.itp.net/602874-researchers-develop-troll-detectorGCC consumers declare iPhone king of premium handsetsApple is clear winner among high-end smartphone brands in Gulf: ITP.net survey<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, 19 Apr 2015 11:36:28 +0400http://www.itp.net/602851-gcc-consumers-declare-iphone-king-of-premium-handsetsGulf government public cloud adoption unlikelyGartner says cloud is becoming an option for some US government departments, but GCC unlikely to follow 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, 19 Apr 2015 08:41:47 +0400http://www.itp.net/602845-gulf-government-public-cloud-adoption-unlikelyEU points finger at Google, demands response to antitrust concernsCompetition Commission sends ‘charge sheet’ to US search giant, pursues heavy penalties<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 Apr 2015 10:05:59 +0400http://www.itp.net/602831-eu-points-finger-at-google-demands-response-to-antitrust-concernsUAE in top three for high-risk behaviour: studyCyber security under threat from emerging #GenMobile, says Aruba<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 Apr 2015 12:43:19 +0400http://www.itp.net/602816-uae-in-top-three-for-high-risk-behaviour-studyNokia green-lights Alcatel-Lucent acquisitionFinnish telecoms vendor agrees to purchase French firm for $16.6bn in stock<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 Apr 2015 10:33:03 +0400http://www.itp.net/602811-nokia-green-lights-alcatel-lucent-acquisitionEU prepares anti-competition case against Google: reportsSearch giant could face legal action, fines up to $6.6bn <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 Apr 2015 10:01:40 +0400http://www.itp.net/602810-eu-prepares-anti-competition-case-against-google-reportsNokia makes move to buy Alcatel-LucentDuo announce ‘advanced discussions’; analysts wary of political opposition to French job losses<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 2015 15:29:11 +0400http://www.itp.net/602805-nokia-makes-move-to-buy-alcatel-lucentApp experience affecting bottom line, warns CABad apps can lose customers, survey by CA Technologies shows<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 Apr 2015 19:05:31 +0400http://www.itp.net/602787-app-experience-affecting-bottom-line-warns-caApp providers need to adopt retention strategies in maturing market: GartnerMobile software usage is about to plateau, says research firm<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 Apr 2015 11:35:08 +0400http://www.itp.net/602780-app-providers-need-to-adopt-retention-strategies-in-maturing-market-gartnerGlobal IT spend to shrink 1.3% in 2015: GartnerRevised outlook due largely to effects of rising US dollar, research house 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>Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:55:41 +0400http://www.itp.net/602777-global-it-spend-to-shrink-13-in-2015-gartnerTIME Hotels appoints new director of ITNew director to oversee several planned IT deployments over the coming months<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 2015 15:02:22 +0400http://www.itp.net/602760-time-hotels-appoints-new-director-of-itQ1 PC shipments beat projections, but still lowest in six yearsFirst quarter sees snapback from strong, XP-driven 2014<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 2015 12:48:15 +0400http://www.itp.net/602756-q1-pc-shipments-beat-projections-but-still-lowest-in-six-yearsHillary Clinton hires Google exec as CTO for White House run: reportPresumptive Democratic nominee poaches ‘social impact’ specialist ahead of expected campaign<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 2015 10:26:37 +0400http://www.itp.net/602734-hillary-clinton-hires-google-exec-as-cto-for-white-house-run-report