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Cisco signs deal with LG in push into Internet of Things

The deal is expected to produce “substantial results”.


Published 26 August 2014

The Syrian civil war is spilling over online

Political activists do battle by spreading malware through Middle East.


Published 19 August 2014

Did Chinese hackers steal Israel’s Iron Dome missile data?

Reports say documents were stolen from contractors including Elisra Group, Israel Aerospace Industries and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems.


Published 30 July 2014

Malware bundled with Middle East conflict news targets media and governments

Hack associated with anti-Zionist group has resurfaced in May.


Published 02 June 2014

International alliance launched for cheaper internet in developing countries

It aims to reduce price of internet access to below 5% of a person's monthly income.


Published 09 October 2013

Ethio Telecom signs $800m mobile network expansion deal with ZTE

The deal would support Ethiopia Telecom's plans to to double its subscriber numbers to over 50 million


Published 20 August 2013

Iran launches domestic email service

Each user account will be offered with a storage capacity of 50MB, which can further be raised to 2GB.


Published 11 July 2013

Syria's internet restored after blackout

The blackout was due to a fault in optical fibre cables


Published 09 May 2013

Chat app messaging traffic surpasses mobile text message: Informa

Users sent an average of 19.1 billion OTT messages sent per day compared to 17.6 billion P2P SMS messages during 2012

Mobile & tablets

Published 30 April 2013

Saudi seeks to ban WhatsApp, Skype, Viber

As part of its efforts to have control over cyberspace with the rise in internet and smart phone users

Published 01 April 2013

Egypt Telecoms Ministry refuses to block YouTube access

YouTube has blocked the 'innocence of muslims' video on its Egytian version of YouTube.


Published 19 February 2013

US Defense Department plans increase of cyber-security staff

The staff numbers at US Cyber Command planned to be increased from 900 to 4,900.


Published 29 January 2013

Vodafone’s BlackBerry users suffer outage over connection issues

RIM's devices used through South Africa Vodafone's Vodacom were also affected by a connection outage, while the UK users revealed that BlackBerry...

Mobile & tablets

Published 14 January 2013

UN's ITU to review International Telecom Regulations

Around 193 countries government regulators will participate in the conference


Published 03 December 2012

Fewer companies using mobile device management application despite BYOD threat: report

About 23% of those surveyed said they faced the loss of business data due to the loss or theft of mobile devices


Published 12 November 2012

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