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A new trilateral protocol has been signed to revitalise the domestic market and increase competitiveness among companies
Muslim Brotherhood members Khairat El-Shater and Safwat Hegazy ranked fourth and fifth, respectively, while interim president Adly Mansour ranked sixth.
Only 7% of the SMEs in Egypt have online presence and 61% have not even considered having a website.
Information Technology Industry Development Agency agrees with Schneider Electric to train skilled workers in its regional centre to develop exports.
The company will supply telecommunication and internet services to the group’s project, “Cairo Festival City”
Google cloud customers include Snapchat, the fast-growing social network which handles hundreds of millions of messages each day, and Rovio, creator of the “Angry Birds” online game.
BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen dismisses demise talk, says ‘we are very much alive’
The Wall Street Journal, which reported the news earlier, cited people familiar with the deal as saying Apple paid over $200 million.
The world’s largest social network is constantly tweaking its newsfeed – the main page users look at on the network – often by reducing clutter
While private consumption is the overwhelming driver of iGDP in other countries, private investment and public expenditure play bigger role in Egypt: Mckinsey & Company
TE and Al-Ahli Bank sign agreement to update the latter’s information network using fiberoptics at a cost of EGP 90m for five years
An Apple spokesman confirmed the purchase but declined to say how much it spent. Israeli media said it was about $350 million.
Etisalat is the bigger player in both of these segments and is seen by analysts as having more to lose from the introduction of the service.
Keenly-awaited Xbox One consoles launched in more than a dozen countries
The award revises the $450 million in damages originally granted in the landmark suit, but thrown out by a judge. It is in addition to nearly $600 million in patent infringement damages upheld from the trial last year
E-waste factory will recycle laptops, mobile devices, printers and photocopiers and other electronic wastes to benefit from unused resources.
The three mobile operators made proposals to CBE to collaborate on bettering cash transfer services
The study said the number was up 14.2 percent from a year ago and growth will push that number up to 2.33 billion by 2017.
Nokia’s share price has doubled since the plan was announced in early September with Microsoft agreeing to pay €5.44bn ($7.35bn) for the loss-making company’s mobile phone division.
El-Fakharany said that the government is first seeking investment opportunities in the internet sector to ensure its competitive structure without putting legal restrictions on the engagement of the online business community.
Back-to-school season helps push technology companies’ IPOs up.
Morgan Stanley analysts said the rise in the valuation of internet stocks has been due to investors looking at the total addressable market (TAM) opportunity with minimal focus on risks.
The company reported a 16% increase in revenue and a 2.3% rise in net profit in the third quarter compared with the same period last year.
Apple launched the thinner and lighter version of its tablet called “iPad Air” on 23 October and said an upgraded version of the iPad Mini will go on sale in November.
A new protocol was signed between MCIT and MALR to help introduce ICT to the agriculture sector
In coordination with BNP Paribas, Mobinil starts MobiCash service
Market share for smartphone is around 70%.
Over 800 Egyptian employees work in the Beni Suef Samsung facility.
Samsung aspires to expand its export capabilities from Egypt to reach the GCC areas then Europe.
Starting next year, Samsung will make more investments to increase the manufacturing lines such as the panel assembly line
Sector to grow by about 10% in 2013/2014
Forecasted investments slid from EGP 20bn to 24bn due to political turmoil in first-quarter
Ministry aims to broaden room for competition
Integrated phone license to be issued by year end
Ministry guarantees justice to all parties involved in license
Those benefitting from these advice sessions, called Helpouts, will pay the experts providing them either by the minute or by the session, depending on the latter’s preference, and using Google Wallet.
The Smartphone Company forecasts a decline in Q4 revenue